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About Frans Johannes van Aardt, b2c7d4

Eastern Cape, SOMERSET EAST district, Cookhouse, Roode Wal 87, farm cemetery

With the help of an old farmworker three weeks ago the grave of Frans Johannes VAN AARDT was found on the farm Roodewal near Somerset East, Eastern Cape of Good Hope. The farm once belonged to Frans Johannes. He was born on the 12th September 1777 at Bruintjieshoogte, Somerset East, Eastern Cape of Good Hope died 6 Jun 1856 Roodewal Farm, Somerset East, Eastern Cape of Good Hope.

The first wife was Susanna Wilhelmina TREGARDT married 21st October 1798 & Maria Johanna MENTZ married 11 Mar 1826.

Susanna Wilhelmina TREGARDT was born on the 21st April 1780 died about 1825 Cape of Good Hope.

Maria Johanna MENTZ was born 28 Feb 1798 Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope & died 30th Jan 1869 Balfour, Cape of Good Hope

The grave is situated near the Fish River (it's a miracle that it wasn't washed away in the 1974 floods which caused a lot of damage to the site.

The site of the grave is near the ruins of fort Pos Roodewal and the cookhouse run by Susanna Wilhelmina VAN AARDT (giving the name to the nearby town Cookhouse). Album incomplete.

The GGSA Cemetery DVD only has information on the location of the cemetery Cemetery ID: 3912 http://www.eggsa.org/library/main.php

Google Earth Project Information:- GPSID: 4646 GPS: +/- -32 46.357, 25 48.040

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Frans Johannes van Aardt, b2c7d4's Timeline

1777
September 12, 1777
Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1779
January 31, 1779
Age 1
1799
December 22, 1799
Age 22
Somerset East, Cape, South Africa
1801
May 8, 1801
Age 23
Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1804
August 19, 1804
Age 26
1805
May 20, 1805
Age 27
1806
December 1, 1806
Age 29
Somerset East, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1809
October 2, 1809
Age 32
Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1810
November 4, 1810
Age 33