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Alois Hugo Nellmapius (Neumann), SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Hugo"
Birthplace: Bielitz, Poland
Death: Died in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
Cause of death: Virulent Erysipelas
Immediate Family:

Son of Albert Neumann and Charlotte Neumann
Husband of Johanna Corlydia Hoffmann, SM/PROG
Partner of Maria Catharina Du Preez
Father of Anna Maria Swanepoel; Albert Hugo Nelmapius; Albert Philip Nellmapius; Irene Violet Smit (Nellmapius); Alexander Jules Nellmapius and 1 other
Brother of Auguste Neumann; Ferdinand Neumann; Pauline Neumann; Therese Neumann; Alexander Neumann and 4 others

Occupation: Industrialist, Eerste fabrieke in TVL opgerig
Managed by: Frieda Margaret Woollgar (nee Re...
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About Alois Hugo Nellmapius, SV/PROG

The well-known Jewish financier, Alois Hugo Nellmapius, the trusted friend of President Kruger, never lived in the Zoutpansberg, but acquired land in the area. He was born in Bielitz, Poland in 1847 and arrived at Delagoa Bay in 1873. A qualified civil engineer, he was drawn by the discovery of gold at Pilgrim's Rest in the Eastern Transvaal in 1873. He soon made his fortune not only panning for gold, but in 1876 he established the first chain of rest stations on the Nellmapius Road, in order to transport goods from Pilgrim's Rest to Delagoa Bay. He acquired large land-holdings in the Zoutpansberg in 1884. Around 1890, he was granted a concession for the 50-year lease of saltpans in the Zoutpansberg area, with the right to refine the salt mined there.

Consul-General for Portugal Friend of President Paul Kruger

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Alois Hugo Nellmapius, SV/PROG's Timeline

May 5, 1847
Bielitz, Poland
September 23, 1881
Age 34
Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Age 34
August 20, 1883
Age 36
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
May 21, 1887
Age 40
Age 41
November 27, 1890
Age 43
July 28, 1893
Age 46
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
July 29, 1893
Age 46