Daniel Retief, b4c7d9

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About Daniel Retief, b4c7d9

Daniel was born on Welvanpas, Wagenmakersvallei (Today known as Wellington) (He was the 4th son) and became legal owner of Welvanpas after various payments to his brothers and sisters. Daniel married Jacoba Cornelia Von Wielligh in 1824. She was 15 years younger than him, a small trim and straight-backed young lady.

Daniel and Jacoba had seven children, 3 girls and 4 boys. However, only two boys, Jacobus and Daniel Pieter Johannes Retief reached adulthood. Daniel passed away on 8 December 1840, aged 51 years. He had been married only 16 years. He left his wife Jacoba Cornelia, aged 34 with the daunting responsibility of running an extensive farm and raising four children, two daughters aged 14 and 8 and two sons aged 12 and 3.

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Daniel Retief, b4c7d9's Timeline

1789
June 17, 1789
1789
Western Cape, South Africa
1826
February 28, 1826
Age 37
1828
May 29, 1828
Age 39
1830
July 26, 1830
Age 41
Bo-Karoo, Northern Cape, South Africa
1832
February 25, 1832
Age 43
Wellington, Breede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1835
June 26, 1835
Age 46
1837
August 27, 1837
Age 48
Wellington, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa
1839
April 1, 1839
Age 50
Bo-Karoo, Northern Cape, South Africa
1840
December 8, 1840
Age 51
Wagenmakersvallei, Cape, South Africa