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van der Walt Genealogy and van der Walt Family History Information

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  • Andries Johannes van der Walt, d4e8 (1838 - 1925)
    The Genealogical Society of South Africa eGSSA branch - Contributed by: eGGSA Boedel / Estate No. VAB MHG 17658 DEPOT VAB SOURCE MHG TYPE LEER
  • Anna Johanna du Plessis (1886 - 1949)
    Boedel Estate - VAB 475/49. Tydens haar dood in die Voortrekker Hospitaal woon sy te Kimberleystraat, Bothaville Oos, Kroonstad.
  • Cornelia Susanna Sophia van der Walt (c.1848 - 1901)
    "e3 Cornelia Susanna Sophia * KP c. 1848 t Kamp, Bethulie 29.12.1901 x Gabriel Stephanus Frans Johannes VAN DER WALT (b4c1d5e1f2)" Source: "Die Familie van der Walt in Suid-Afrika" by C. M. Van der W...
  • Cornelia Susanna Jooste b1c2d3e2 (c.1795 - 1869)
    Boedel / Estate No. VAB MHG J53
  • Floris Petrus van der Walt (1889 - d.)
    This might be Floris Petrus van der Walt in the Bethulie Concentration Camp -

About the van der Walt surname

Betekenis: Van Faenwalt (Friese naam vir Veenwouden) (Source: Die Groot Afrikaanse Familienaamboek by C. Pama)

"The Progenitor (“stamvader”) of the van der Walt families in South Africa was Gaele Andries born in the town of Veenwouden, Friesland. He arrived at the Cape in 1727, employed as a sailor in the service of the V.O.C.

He married the eighteen year old Johanna Weijers, daughter of Heinrich Weijers from Eppe, Germany and Anna Elizabeth Gerrits in 1742."

Source: van der Walt Family Trust