Christoffel Johannes Eager, b2

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Christoffel Johannes Eager, b2

Death: January 10, 2006 (89)
Immediate Family:

Son of Frances John Eager and Elizabeth Margaretha Christina Eager
Husband of Christina Gertruida Eager
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Anna Christina Johanna van der Merwe, b3; Sarah Sophia Kieser, b4 and Raymond Eager
Half brother of Franciska Joan Eager, b5

Managed by: Anna (Annie) Elizabeth Bekker
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About Christoffel Johannes Eager, b2

Family history on the profile of Francis John Eager (father).

Stoffel Eagar (22-4-1916) educated at Liebenberg and Prince Edward schools, joined the civil service, where he worked till world war two when he was called up for military service. A broken ankle during internal manoeuvres caused him to be classed unfit for overseas service and he was transferred to the local armoury where he served till the war ended. After the war Stoffel returned to the civil service and married Christina Gertruida Schoultz, d.o. Frederick Johan and Issabel (nee Bekker) Schoultz. (22-4-1922) and bought the farm Featherstone while still in employment. He retired from the civil service in 1953 and started full time general, crops and cattle, farming on Featherstone. In 1974 Stoffel joined the Rural Council as full-time secretary and selling the farm, moved to town He continued to serve as secretary to the various Councils and Town Boards till he retired Stoffel and Chrissie had two children: Francis John (1944) and Owen Charles (1948) Francis John was educated in South Africa and did not return to the area. Owen farmed with his parents for a while, then worked as Town Ranger with general responcibilities till he bought Inhoek where he farmed for himself till ne left the area in 1982.

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Christoffel Johannes Eager, b2's Timeline

April 24, 1916
January 10, 2006
Age 89