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William von Buchenröder

Also Known As: "'Willie'"
Birthplace: Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Bethelsdorp, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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Son of Gerhardus von Buchenröder and Maria Van Vuuren
Husband of Wilhelmina Louisa Von Buchenröder
Father of Susan Hilda Jegels; <private> Langeveld (Von Buchenröder); <private> Von Buchenröder; Richard Thomas Von Buchenröder and <private> Von Buchenröder
Brother of John von Buchenröder; Alexander von Buchenröder; Maria ?; Susan von Buchenröder; James von Buchenröder and 1 other

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About William von Buchenröder

Source: 'The von Buchenröder Family - 200 Years in South Africa' by William G von Buchenröder 17 Jan 2005 One of the better educated children, possibly completing primary school and was entrusted with keeping the family books. Settled in Bethelsdorp, Eastern Cape and ran a general dealers shop. Started his business with 2 partners and bought out their shares to become sole owner. He was well supported by the local African families, but was less so with the 'coloured' community who were reluctant to pay their debts. He had a small dairy herd, sheep and pigs, and supplied the local school and some villagers with milk, and occasionally fresh port or mutton too. He could not expand his farm due to council regulations.

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Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 30, 1926
Age 38
Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 1, 1934
Age 46
Eastern Cape, South Africa
January 1948
Age 60
Bethelsdorp, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa