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Jacobus Philippus Snyman, Genl. en vorige Kmdt. van die Rustenburg en Zeerust kommandos

Also Known As: "Kootjie"
Death: Died in Groot Marico, Ngaka Modiri Molema, North West, South Africa
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Son of Jacobus Philippus Wilhelmus Gerhardus Snyman, b7c4d8e3 and Johanna Marthina Snyman, b4c1d10e3
Husband of Lydia Magdalena Erasmus; Helena Jacoba Catharina Pienaar, b2c5d6e1f8g5 and Dirkie Elizabeth Aletta Snyman, b1c7d7e3f9
Father of Johannes Snyman; Jacobus Philippus Louwrens Snyman; Matthys Gerhardus Snyman; Ewert Snyman; Elsie Magdalena Adriana de Ridder and 3 others
Brother of Gerrit Christoffel Snyman; Johannes Jurie Snyman, b7c4d8e3f2; johanna martina snyman; susanna maria snyman and Catharina Elizabeth Snyman

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About Jacobus Philippus Snyman

General Jacobus Philippus Snyman [Kootjie], farmer and soldier (*29.01.1838 Marico district) (≈21.03.1840) farmed in the Marico district of the Transvaal and led its commando in the Anglo-Boer War. He began the war as Commandant of the Zeerust Boer Commando on the Tvl. western front. Boer General in command of the Rustenburg and Marico burghers during which he took command from Genl. Piet Cronje at the Siege of Mafeking from November 1899 to May 1900 (†19.12.1925 Doornhoek 32, District Marico, Witrand).

Boedel 59110/1926 – Tussenbewaarplek, Uniegebou, Pretoria

Promoted to General in November 1899 during the second Boer war.

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Jacobus Philippus Snyman's Timeline

January 29, 1838
March 10, 1858
Age 20
January 25, 1859
Age 20
Groot Marico, Ngaka Modiri Molema, North West, South Africa
July 12, 1862
Age 24
Zeerust, North West, South Africa
January 28, 1866
Age 27
Koster, South Africa, North West Province, South Africa
September 24, 1867
Age 29
Zeerust, Marico, North West, South Africa
Age 30
June 1871
Age 33
April 1874
Age 36