Jan Gerritse Bantjes (1843 - 1914)

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Birthplace: Humansdorp, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
Occupation: Goudprospekteerder
Managed by: Daan (Daniel Jacobus) Botes b2..h3
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About Jan Gerritse Bantjes

He was a prospector that claimed to have found the main gold reef of the Witwatersrand in Gauteng. The Bantjes Gold Mine is named after him. He attempted to find the lost Bantjes fortune, but did not succeed. Source: https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Bantjes

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Jan Gerritse Bantjes's Timeline

1843
October, 1843
Humansdorp, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1869
March 1, 1869
Age 25
1870
October 6, 1870
Age 27
1872
November 17, 1872
Age 29
1875
July 20, 1875
Age 31
1877
June 18, 1877
Age 33
1879
April 19, 1879
Age 35
1881
February 25, 1881
Age 37
1882
September 29, 1882
Age 38
1885
April 22, 1885
Age 41