Genealogy Projects tagged with SVPROG on the Geni Family Tree

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  • South African Stamouers/Progenitors

    They came by ship mostly from Europe but also from all ports on the VOC's trade routes and made the wild, abundant and beautiful southern point of Africa the Cape of Good Hope their home. Their descendants populated the Cape and 'trekked' northwards by ox wagon spreading across the region. Today they are the whitish tribe of South Africa and continuing their adventures, they have spread in smal...

  • South African Stamouers/Progenitors - Mapping the arrival of VOC ships and passengers to the Cape

    Background The VOC fitted out some 4,700 ships, nearly 1,700 in the seventeenth century and a good 3,000 in the eighteenth. Between 1602 and 1700, 317,000 people sailed from Europe on these ships, while between 1700 and 1795 this total reached 655,000. Although some of it is missing, a huge amount of information is available through various sources about arrivals and departures to and from ...

  • South African Stamouers/Progenitors - Tree Validation

    Background Tree Validation is meant to be a quality control mechanism as well as a tool to communicate with other users that we have validated a 'most correct' structure for a SV/PROG for x 4 generations (b-e). Should you feel a SV/PROG meets the criteria below or if you are working towards validating a progenitor towards meeting the criteria below add them to this project. Should you h...

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