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Hermanus Philippus Grobler (*11.01.1829) (≈06.04.1829 Cradock) Hermanus survived the Battle of Blood river. Later he participated in the war against the Mapog tribe and in the Civil War. A Dorslandtrekker and member of the Dorsland Trek Commission, he participated in negotiations with the Portuguese authorities and played a pivotal role in the development of the Afrikaner-community at Humpata, Angola (September 1880).

Note: It is sometimes mentioned that Hermanus's youngest child, Pieter Ignatius Grobler (*28.04.1881 Humpata, Angola) was the very first Boer child born in Angola. This is incorrect, there were a few Boer children born before Pieter such as Jan Johannes Alberts (*28.01.1881 Humpata, Angola), the son of the 1st Dorsland Trek Leader, Gert Alberts (*1836) and his 2nd wife, Petronella Francina Le Grange.


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Hermanus Philippus Grobler, b6c2d6e8's Timeline

1829
January 11, 1829
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 6, 1829
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1847
November 8, 1847
Age 18
Transvaal, ZAR
1861
December 3, 1861
Age 32
Rustenburg, South Africa
1863
October 20, 1863
Age 34
Rustenburg, Bojanala, North West, South Africa
1865
September 21, 1865
Age 36
Rustenburg, Bojanala, North West, South Africa
1871
February 6, 1871
Age 42
1872
July 11, 1872
Age 43
1875
January 25, 1875
Age 46