About Abraham Leever, SV/PROG 2
a. Lever (Abraham)
Lever (Abraham) burgher; submits that in 1749 he took on quitrent from the Company for 15 years a piece of garden land adjoining his farm behind the “Wijnbergen,” named “Alphen,” three morgen in extent; asks for the freehold of the same, and of two additional morgen adjoining it, and is prepared to pay the usual recognition of two Rixdollars per morgen annually.
b. ALPHAN ESTATE:
The first owner, Willem Adriaan van der Stel, did not incoparate the Alpha Estate lands in to his personal estate, and so the wineyards were granted to Theuns van Schalkwyk, Nearby 35 years later in 1748 Abraham Lever erected the Georgian Manor House which is today the Alphan Hotel
c. A cattle farm below the Attaquas kloof, beyond the Gouritz River, leased from theCompany by Abraham Lever and Jan. van der Swijn, who now ask that it may be granted them in freehold. (No. 5.)
d. Na aanleiding van die volgende vir verdere navorsing: Was die Leevers nie Jode nie!?
Bernard Abraham Lever Utrecht, 12 augustus 1930 - Auschwitz, 7 September 1942
Bereikte de leeftijd van 12 jaar-Ingestuur Ds.MG Müller