Kmdt. Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1

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Kmdt. Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1

Also Known As: "Gert Alberts"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Angola
Immediate Family:

Son of Philippus Petrus Hermanus Alberts, b1c5d3 and Emerentia Frederika Kotzé, d1e7
Husband of Johanna Elizabeth Margaretha Bester and Petronella Francina Le Grange
Father of Philippus Petrus Hermanus Alberts, b1c5d3e1f1; Andries Nicolaas Jan Daniel Alberts, b1c5d3e1f2; Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1f3; Johannes Jacobus Christiaan Alberts, b1c5d3e1f4; Barend Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1f5 and 9 others
Half brother of Marthinus Christoffel Vorster, b3c12d3e1; Gerhardus Dirk Vorster, b3c12d3e3; Barend Jacobus "Swart Barend" Vorster; Hester Helena Levina Vorster, b3c12d3e4; Amarensia Fredrika Vorster, b3c12d3e5 and 2 others

Occupation: Kommandant en leier van die 1ste Dorslandtrek.
Managed by: Alexander Armenis (Alex)
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About Kmdt. Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1

Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts (Grootpa Gert) Commandant and Leader of the First Dorsland Trek (*03.01.1836 Swellendam) (≈17.05.1836 Cradock) He left his farm in the Pretoria district in 1874 and arrived at Rietfontein on Jan. 1876 where his laer remained for two years until other groups of trekkers joined him and he decided to continue the trek northwards. Gert Alberts was a member of the ‘Gereformeerde Kerk’ and served as a ‘kerkraadslid’ (†29.03.1927 Humpata, Angola).

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Kmdt. Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1's Timeline

1836
1836
Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1858
September 8, 1858
Age 22
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1860
1860
Age 24
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
1862
November 27, 1862
Age 26
1865
January 13, 1865
Age 29
1868
January 14, 1868
Age 32
1870
February 4, 1870
Age 34
1873
March 18, 1873
Age 37
Pretoria distrik, Transvaal
1875
September 5, 1875
Age 39
Meersrivier
1878
April 10, 1878
Age 42