Jozua Katinski Hershensohnn, SV/PROG (1834 - 1912) MP

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Place of Burial: Pietermaritzburg, Indlovu DC, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Birthplace: Russia
Death: Died in Pietermaritzburg, Indlovu DC, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Managed by: Judith Susanna Hendrika Marais, i12j2
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About Jozua Katinski Hershensohnn, SV/PROG

Jozua Katinkski Hershensohnn was the son of Jewish-Russion parents and born in Russia on 27/3/1834. He † in Pietermaritzburg 22/6/1912. He served in the Kremlin War 1854-1856 and visited India and the East. He came to the Cape in 1857 and to Natal in 1858. Hy was 'n goeie taalkundige en gee klasse iin Itiaalns vir die dogters van die biskop, J W Colenso en Hebreeus vir die deken James Green, albei van die Anglican Church. Daarna vertrek hy na die Transvaal en word onersteun van M W Pretorius en sy vriend Piete Joubert. Na die 1st Vryheidsoorlog in 1881 kom hy terug na Natal. in 1885 stig hy 'n drukkery en begin die Natal Boeren Vriend en in 1886 De natalsche Afrikaner. D.m.v. hierdie koerante streef hy om die saak van die Afrikaner in Natal te bepleit. Hy kan as die vader na die Afrikaner se Boerevereniging en polietieke organisasies in Natal beskou word. Het het ook belang gestel in onderwyssake en was ten gunste van die erkenning van Hollands as gebruikstaal in skole en publieke administrasie. Hy trou met Hildagonda Christina Roos (29/9/1845 - 5/4/1931. Uit die huwelik is 3 seuns en 2 dogters gebore.

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1834
September 27, 1834
Russia
1867
September 6, 1867
Age 32
1912
June 22, 1912
Age 77
Pietermaritzburg, Indlovu DC, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
1912
Age 77
Pietermaritzburg, Indlovu DC, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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