Jacob Salomon Herselman, b10c5

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About Jacob Salomon Herselman, b10c5

Need to check where the birth date comes from! ZIM DN 2/102 47 years old at time of death 19 May 1895

Jacob Salomon Herselman (Hesselman) was born about 1850 in Humansdorp, Cape, South Africa. His parents were Jacob Solomon Hesselman and Frederika Theunissina de Vos. He died of dysentery and complications on 19th May 1895 not long after getting to Southern Rhodesia, and only 3 weeks after his wife Susannah Gertruida also died of sysentery..

There were 4 minor children who had travelled with the couple on the Trek in 1894, ages ranging from 6 to 16 at the time.

On Jacob's ZIM DN 2/102 there is a note that says -

  • 27/7/1895 letters issued to G B Dunbar Moodie
  • 18/8/1896 G B Dunbar Moodie app. Tutor Dative
  • 18/10/1900 Jan N Moolman appointed Tutor Dative.

Johan N Moolman led a trek to the region in 1893.

18/8/1896 G B Dunbar Moodie appointed Tutor dative for minor children

18/10/1900 Jan M Moolman appointed Tutor Dative

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Jacob Salomon Herselman, b10c5's Timeline

October 1, 1852
Cape Colony, South Africa
March 7, 1874
Age 21
Cape, South Africa
September 10, 1876
Age 23
Cape, South Africa
July 28, 1878
Age 25
Cape, South Africa
February 5, 1881
Age 28
Cape, South Africa
January 25, 1885
Age 32
Cape, South Africa
December 27, 1888
Age 36
Cape, South Africa
May 19, 1895
Age 42
Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)