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van der Walt Genealogy and van der Walt Family History Information

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  • Cornelia 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...
  • Floris van der Walt (1889 - d.)
    This might be Floris Petrus van der Walt in the Bethulie Concentration Camp -
  • Frans van der Walt (1869 - 1891)
    DEPOT VAB SOURCE MHG TYPE LEER VOLUME_NO 0 SYSTEM 01
  • Gabriel van der Walt, b4c1d5e1f2 (1844 - 1897)
    "Gabriel Stephanus Frans Johannes VAN DER WALT (b4c1d5e1f2)" Source: "Die Familie van der Walt in Suid-Afrika" by C. M. Van der Walt, E. J. Van der Walt, T. S. P. Van der Walt, 1989, Human Sciences R...
  • Gaele Andriesz van der Walt, SV/PROG (c.1705 - 1757)
    Bron: GR - C Cde Villiers, Vol 2 bygewerk deur Cor Pama ­van der WALT a1 Geele Andriesz van der Walt v. Veenwouden, Friesland , s.v. Andries Geles, boer in Veenwouden. Aank. 1727, kwartiermeest...

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

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