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Andries OTTO was christened on 14 JAN 1759 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, R.S.A..6 He died on 29 JUL 1818 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, R.S.A..7 Andries owned the farms Knoflookskraal 1782 at first marriage, Diepriver 1787 at second marriage and Kraligen 1797 on the Drogas river, behind the Hottentots Holland. F. van Buchenroeder when he travelled inland 1803, he described Andries farms Matjiesdrift and Diepriver among the best. Andries was field cornet in the area of Swartberg in 1802. He along with burghers B. Gildenhiuzen, L. Heuser, C. Nelson, M. Koenz and H. Wessels provided the state with Coffee barley.

Henry Lichtenstein "Travels in Southern Africa in the years 1803 -1806", Translated by Anne Plumptre, London 1812-15, 2 vols, 1928-30, Van Riebeeck Society: quote:

"We stopped for the night at the house of a person named Otto, at the foot of the Swartberg". Also Von Bouchenroeder, "Reise", p90 'Ottos farm, hour and a half from the Bath, "its owner one of the few industrious farmers at the Cape" 'This is the Veldwagtmeester Andries Otto. One frequently comes across letters written by him.'

In 1809 he acquired the farm, Groote Rug. Source: CO, Volume: 3889, Reference: 493. In 1810 Andries applied for remission of a Court sentence for harbouring a deserter Hottentot, named Jas. Source: CO, Volume: 3878, Reference: 333.

D1 Michiel Daniel OTTO c9d1 * 1783 in Swellendam, Western Cape.79 He ~ 5 OCT 1783 in Swellendam.1 He † 6 MAR 1864 in Caledon, Western Cape. 81 He X Susanna Aletta ZONDAGH (daughter of Matthys ZONDAGH and Dirkje KNOETSEN) on 24 JUN 1804.1 Susanna * 1789 in Zwartland, Western Cape. She ~ 19 FEB 1789 in Zwartland. 30 Michiel had his sixth child from an extra-marital affair with Jacoba Sophia RAS. Their child was born three months before his

seventh child from his wife. Jacoba ~ 13 JUN 1790.

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From Genealogies of Otto Families by Vince J.D. Otto

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Andries Otto, b4c9's Timeline

January 14, 1759
January 14, 1759
South Africa
October 5, 1783
Age 24
Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 26
Stellenbosch, South Africa, Cape
Age 27
Stellenbosch, South Africa, Cape
August 17, 1788
Age 29
Stellenbosch, South Africa, Cape
December 20, 1807
Age 48
Stellenbosch, South africa, Cape