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Willem Ferdinand Versfelt, SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: 's-Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Cape Town, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Arnoldus Jan Versfeld and Elselina Maria de Raeff
Husband of Hilletje Smuts, c3d2 SM
Father of Willem Ferdinand Versfeld, b2; Elselina Maria Versfeld, b3; Aletta Geertruida Versfeld, b1; Jeanetta Wilhelmina Versfeld, b4; Martinus Versfeld, b5 and 2 others
Brother of Gerard Arnold Jan Versfelt, predikant
Half brother of Janetta Anton Jan Versfelt; Mr Jan Anton Jan Versfelt; Isaac Anton Jan Versfelt and Arnoldus Versfelt

Occupation: Arrived South Africa 1773, settled near Malmesbury. Changed Name from Versfelt - to Versfeld
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About Willem Ferdinand Versfelt, SV/PROG

William Ferdinand Versfelt (1745–87), who came to the Cape in 1773 as secretary to his nephew, Peter Baron Van Rheede, Lord of Oudshoorn, designated governor. Baron van Rheede died on the journey to the Cape of Good Hope.

Willem Ferdinand Versfelt * ‘s-Hertogenbosch, provinsie Brabant, Nederland 12.10.1745, a. 1773, sekretaris v. sy neef Pieter, baron van Rheede van Oudsthoorn, benoemde Goewerneur v.d. Kaapkolonie † 1.3.1787 s.v. Arnoldus Versfelt en Elselina Maria de Raeff x Swartland 12.4.1778 Hilletjie Hillegonda SMUTS * 13.4.1749 d.v. Marthinus Smuts en Aletta Geertruida Mostert Erkenning: Nederland’s Patriciaat 1916, p. 386

b1 Aletta Geertruida ≈ 11.10.1778 x 4.12.1796 Jacobus Johannes SMUTS * c. 1775, vyftien kinders

b2 Willem Ferdinand ≈ Kaapstad 31.1.1780, koop die plaas “Claasenbosch”, Constantia † 15.9.1827 x Swartland 25.4.1802 Maria Catharina VAN REENEN

b3 Elselina Maria ≈ Kaapstad 29.6.1781, ongetroud

b4 Jeanetta Wilhelmina ≈ Malmesbury 5/21.7.1782 x Tobias SMUTS, siviele ingenieur

b5 Marthinus ≈ 4.4.1784, Voortrekker † Lydenburg, Tvl. 31.3.1859 x 16.4.1809 Catharina Maria HOFMEYR

b6 Hilletjie ≈ Kaapstad 30.9.1785 x Johan Leonard WAHL

b7 Arnoldus Lambertus ≈ Kaapstad 26.11.1786, ongetroud -------------------- Willem Versfelt decided to register all 7 of his children as VERSFELD. This is where the current Versfeld line started in South Africa

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Willem Ferdinand Versfelt, SV/PROG's Timeline

1745
October 12, 1745
's-Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, The Netherlands
1773
1773
Age 27
Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

came to the Cape in 1773

1778
1778
Age 32
1778
Age 32
1780
January 31, 1780
Age 34
Cape Town, South Africa
1781
1781
Age 35
1782
1782
Age 36
1784
March 30, 1784
Age 38
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1785
1785
Age 39
1786
1786
Age 40