About Dirk Cornelius Odendaal
The Whites of Enkeldoorn 1880-1980 is a history of the families of European descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivi) Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Author - Sarel van der Walt.
ODENDAAL Dirk Cornelius (14 October 1868 - 2 July 1930) x Jeanetta Maria Goosen before arriving. Dirk, a widower and his children arrived at Enkeldoorn from Pedi, Cape Province in 1930. They travelled by ox-wagon to Kingwilliamstown, the wagon was borrowed and did not accompany the family, then by train to Umvuma and then by lorry belonging to Barend van den Bergh and settled on Ulster Farm near Range, producing wheat and cattle.