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Early Settlers of Enkeldoorn - D

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THE WHITES OF ENKELDOORN 1880 to 1980

A history of the families of european descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivu) Rhodesia. now Zimbabwe.

Author -- Sarel Van der Walt

Completed in approximately the year 2001

POPULATION ENKELDOORN - D

... and some GUTU RELATIVES 1880 TO 1980 All family details, dates, residences and occupations as far as could be ascertained. List not complete)

DALY

  • Mike x Dalene van den Berch 19-10-55 (she XX Adrian Sheasby) !
    • Leigh 24-3-75 x Dorian Evans 14-4-1975
    • Sidney (girl) 11-3-77

DAVEL

DAVENPORT

  • Mr. 1929 / 34 a teacher at Liebenberg School

DAVIES

DELPORT

DEVENIE

  • Miss 1929 / 34 a teacher at Liebenberg School

DEVENTER VAN

  • Henrietta Cornelia x Johannes Hendrik Kruger 1c
  • Anna Susanna x Cornelius Petrus Johannes Ryneke 1c

DEVINE

      

DICK

  • Martha 13-6-1961 / 13-11-1998

DICKSON

  • Joan Russel x Frederik John Maughan 1c

DIEDERIKS

DIPPENAAR

DONING

  • Achley ?-1-1940 / 3-8-1940

DOUGLAS

  • Cas x Anna Magdalena Kirton 23-9-55

DREYER

Ancestor Thomas Frederik Dreyer born in Holstein Germany on (24 August 1727) arrived at the Cape of Good Hope in 1768.

They came from Wolmaransstad, Western Transvaal, and arrived in Rhodesia in 1910. They farmed near Marandellas till about 1917 when they moved to Enkeldoorn and settled on Kwesfontein B. Kwesfontein B was later sold to Schalk Rinke snr. They had 12 children of whom 4 daughters and 2 sons were still with them at Kwesfontein.

The last 6 accompanied their parents to Enkeldoorn, the others did not come to Rhodesia.

DOHERTY

  • Mr. and Mrs. Store keepers (Uncle of Buck Rogers

DRODSKY

  • Petronella Christina x Hendrik Petrus Cloete 1c

DUCLADIERE

  • Pierre 2-12-66 x Elizabeth Amanda Erasmus 15-4-66 (to New Zealand)
    • Jayde 10-6-92
    • Henri 27-6-97

DUNFORD

DUPONT Clifford Walter 6-12-1905 x ??? Studied Law at Cambridge and practiced in London,. he served in the Royal Artillery during World War 2 Came to Rhodesia in 1948 From 1958 to 1862 he was Federal Member of Parliament for Fort Victoria. 1962 to 1964 he represented Charter in the Southern Rhodesia Parliament holding several Ministerial posts. On U.D.I. in 1965 he was designated "Officer Administering the Government" and sworn in as President of Rhodesia on 16 April 1970.

He farmed on Ngesi Poort (Bonanza) producing tobacco and was prominent in local community matters..

DURAND

  • Maria Magdalena Johanna x Petrus Stefanus Vermaak Nel 3c
  • Martha Susanna x Jacobus Albertus Steyn 2c
  • Jacobus Adriaan x Cornelia Susanna Viljoen 1931

  • Johannes Adriaan 19-5-54
  • Susanna Maria 14-7-56
  • Kerneels Coert Durand from Beatrice area was Chief Jailer at Enkeldoorn from after World War 2 till replaced by Steven Kok.

DWINGER

  • Carel Frederik x Johanna Dorothea Stroebel
  • Petrus Stefanus de Villiers 9-4-16