Hendrik Johannes van der Merwe

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About Hendrik Johannes van der Merwe

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.

Hendrik Johannes arrived in 1895 with his parents, Casper and Grieta, brothers Bernardus (Barend) Hermanus and Johannes.

Hendrik settled on Sterkfontein, beyond Manese hills. The attack by the Mashona and fight described in the 1896 Mashona war occurred on Sterkstroom. Hendrik was seriously wounded.

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Hendrik Johannes van der Merwe's Timeline

1870
1870
1920
May 18, 1920
Age 50
1921
November 16, 1921
Age 51
1925
June 18, 1925
Age 55
1929
November 19, 1929
Age 59
Salisbury, Southern Rhodeisa
1932
December 18, 1932
Age 62
Salisbury, Southern Rhodeisa
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