Jacob du Preez, b1c6

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About Jacob du Preez, b1c6

bc6 Jacob

» 27.9.1711, boer Tulbagh, † Tulbagh 4.2.1747; x Drakenstein 28.5.1741 Susanna Maria Theron, d.v. Jacobus Theron

G R - C C de Villiers Vol 2 bygewerk deur Cor Pama

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[Jacobus du Preez (1711 – 1749) had indeed lived, worked & died on Twee Jonge Gezellen.

He hired / loaned the farm from one of our family ancestors, the widow Margaretha Pasman, after her husband Barend Burgert died in 1729.

Jacobus du Preez married Maria Susanna Theron (1724 - 1797) on the 28th of May 1741.

Jacobus du Preez died on Twee Jonge Gezellen on 4 Feb 1749.

His widow, Maria Susanna Theron then got remarried to Jan Gysbert Olivier (1725 – 1797) on 5 March 1752.

Jan Gysbert Olivier was the son of one of the original Twee Jonge Gezellen (two young bachelors), who were our direct ancestors.

NOTE: Jacobus du Preez is linked to us (Krone-family) by 12 steps (not directly related though).

HISTORY TWEE JONGE GEZELLEN:

Barend Burgert (1692 – 1729) and Jan Olivier (1683 - ?) were the original “Two Young Bachelors” (the ‘Twee Jonge Gezellen’) who lived on the Farm

Twee Jonge Gezellen in 1710. Barend Burgert married Margaretha Pasman in 1712, and Barend’s sister Helena Burgert (1701 - ?) married Jan Oliver

in 1717 (effectively making the two young bachelors into brothers-in-law). Jan Oliver and Helena Burgert had a son Jan Gysbert Olivier (1725 – 1797).

I do not know if there were any graves (for the Du Preez's) on Twee Jonge Gezellen (I have never heard of any) - as far as I've been able to find out the burial grounds in Tulbagh at that time were at the old "Kruis-Vallei gemeente begrafplaas".]

Source: Matt Krone (Owner-famliy of Twee Jongen Gezellen, Tulbagh), 3 Jan 2011




MATTHEW KRONE Twee Jonge Gezellen Tulbagh

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Jacob du Preez, b1c6's Timeline

1711
September 27, 1711
Suid Afrika, Kaap
September 27, 1711
1711
Paarl, South Africa
1741
May 28, 1741
Age 30
Paarl
1742
1742
Age 31
Kaap de Goede Hoop
1743
1743
Age 32
1746
1746
Age 35
1748
1748
Age 37
Zeekoetgat, Swellendam, Suid Afrika, Kaap
1749
February 4, 1749
Age 38
Tulbagh, South Africa
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