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Death Notice signed 13 Aug 1884

Abraham Smith - born Kaapkolonie

Parents - G P Smit and Elizabeth Magdalena Smit geb. Klerk

Age - 72 years 2 months 27 days

Occupation - Landbouren


Date of death 6 Aug 1884

at Turffontein, Wyk Kliprivivier, dist. Heidelberg

Children - mondig

C J Smit

H C M S Viljoen beb Smit

A Smit

F H Smit

J C Kamfer geb Smit

N J Smit

Turffontein was one of the early farms of Johannesburg, owned by Abraham Smit, who died on his farm in 1884, at the age of 73. He had lived there since 1857, according to Meiring. On his death, Paul Andries Ras bought part of the farm. Just south of the race course, Ras found gold in what became known as the Ras Reef.

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May 11, 1812
Western Cape, South Africa
October 5, 1812
Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
January 24, 1835
Age 22
January 25, 1837
Age 24
South Africa
May 26, 1839
Age 27
March 17, 1842
Age 29
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 31
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June 4, 1855
Age 43