Thomas Adriaan Montgomery, b8

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About Thomas Adriaan Montgomery, b8

The Reminiscences of John Montgomery

Before the age of eight he was leading a team of oxen on long treks assisting his father John as a trader. He farmed at Spree Kloof near Bushmen’s Hoek, Smithfield & Keerom near Brandtfort. John describes how he, his family & servants withstood an attack from 500 to 600 Basuto in their escape from Smithfield through Thomas's bravery. His occupation at the time of his death was described as Commandant of Witzieshoek, district of Harrismith.

From the National Archives Pretoria

In 1897 Mr WJ Dooley, his son in law was appointed issuer of passes for Witzieshoek during the illness of Commandant Montgomery. Ref: R2098/97.

In 1901 Widow of late Commandant Montgomery of Witzieshoek: letter from WA Walker, son in law applying for assistance on her behalf. Ref: 2235/01.

In 1902 Mrs Montgomery widow of late Commandant of Witzieshoek: application for pension: correspondence forwarded. Ref: 5237/02.

In 1904 Mrs Montgomery: application by for payment of compensation in respect of buildings, fencing in Witzieshoek erected by her late husband and appropriated by government, forwarded. Ref: R2098/97.

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  • DEPOT JS Gericke-biblioteek, US
  • TYPE Manuskrip
  • REFERENCE 133
  • DESCRIPTION Thomas Adrian Montgomery.
  • STARTING 1833
  • ENDING 1891
  • REMARKS Herkoms: aangekoop, 1973; 239 bl.; 34cm. Fotokopie gemaak deur die Johannesburg Openbare Biblioteek in 1972 van 'ntikskrifkopie getranskribeer van 20 holograaf-aantekeningboeke.
  • SUMMARY + The history of my 50 years life in South Africa. �1840-1891.

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  • DEPOT VAB
  • SOURCE MHG
  • TYPE LEER
  • VOLUME_NO 0
  • SYSTEM 01
  • REFERENCE M1098
  • PART 1
  • DESCRIPTION MONTGOMERY, THOMAS ADRIAAN. EGGENOTE ADELAIDE (GEBORE COLEMAN).
  • STARTING 19010000
  • ENDING 19010000

"South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-23580-46959-34?cc=1468076&wc=SFV4-SPF:44975801,44975802,49902901,49907101 : accessed 21 December 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Grahamstown, Burgersdorp, Christ Church > Marriages 1858-1934 > image 1 of 67; William Cullen Library, Wits University, Johannesburg.

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Thomas Adriaan Montgomery, b8's Timeline

1833
August 10, 1833
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 15, 1833
Cape, South Africa
1863
March 11, 1863
Age 29
1871
September 16, 1871
Age 38
1874
June 25, 1874
Age 40
1877
September 9, 1877
Age 44
1901
June 12, 1901
Age 67
Harrismith, Thabo Mofutsanyane, Free State, South Africa
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