Michael Welensky, SV/PROG (c.1843 - d.)

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Birthplace: Vilnius (Vilna, Wilno), Lithuania, in 19th century part of Russia)
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Managed by: Bruce Halev
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About Michael Welensky, SV/PROG

Michael Welensky was trhe first President of the Gwelo (Gweru in Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) Hebrew Congregation around 1897. He was drawn to the Kimberley diamonds of South Africa where he made and lost a small fortune before going to Southern Rhodesia.

WELENSKY

Michael Welensky * Vilna, Russia c. 1843 a. 1881 from America, trader in ostrich feathers, gold digger Barberton x Germany, NN ÷ xx Willowmore c. 1881 Aletta Maria Catharina Ignasina FERREIRA * Willowmore 17.9.1863 6.2.1864 † Salisbury Hospital, Rhodesia 13.3.1918 d.v. Ignatius Wilhelm Ferreira en Martha Elizabeth Ferreira

  • b1 Jeanette * c. 1882 † 19.8.1962 x SHILLINGTON xx VAN ROOYEN
  • b2 Abe * 16.12.1884 † 24.10.1913
  • b3 Raphael (Ray) * c. 1886 x WIRZ
  • b4 David * 12.12.1889 † 15.11.1971
  • b5 Joseph * c. 1890
  • b6 Benjamin * Barberton c. 1892 † 18.10.1964
  • b7 Lionel * c. 1902 † 15.6.1971
  • b8 Roland (Roy) * Salisbury 20.1.1907, Sir, Prime Minister of Rhodesia † 5.12.1991
  • b9 Latroska * c. 1909 Acknowledgement: Janet Melville and Emmarentia S. Ferreira – Ferreira Family

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Michael Welensky, SV/PROG's Timeline

1843
1843
Vilnius (Vilna, Wilno), Lithuania, in 19th century part of Russia)
1881
1881
Age 38
Cape, South Africa
1882
1882
Age 39
1884
December 16, 1884
Age 41
Cape, South Africa
1886
1886
Age 43
1887
1887
Age 44
Cape, South Africa
1889
December 12, 1889
Age 46
1890
1890
Age 47
1892
1892
Age 49
Transvaal, South Africa
1902
1902
Age 59
Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)