Jan Gerritze Bantjes

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Jan Gerritze Bantjes

Also Known As: "Jan Gerritze"
Birthplace: Humansdorp, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Potchefstroom, Southern DC, North West, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan Gerritze Bantjes and Matthysina Germina Clasina Knoedzen
Husband of Anna Wilhelmina Swanepoel
Father of Jan Gerritze Bantjes; Johanna Carolina Bantjes; Cornelius Alewyn Bantjes; Edwin Bray Bantjes; Benton Emelius Bantjes and 9 others
Brother of Bernhard Louis Bantjes; Isabella Johanna Adriana Bantjes; Rachel Hilletjie Bantjes and Maria Adriana Bantjes
Half brother of Hester Maria Oosthuizen, SM; Petrus Wilhelmus Oosthuizen; Petronella Johanna Oosthuizen; Magdalena Johanna Oosthuizen; Thysina Hermina Shelver and 1 other

Occupation: 1886 het Jan Gerritze Bantjes, die eerste goudmyner aan die nuutontdekte Witwatersrand geword
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About Jan Gerritze Bantjes

He was a prospector that claimed to have found the main gold reef of the Witwatersrand in Gauteng. The Bantjes Gold Mine is named after him. He attempted to find the lost Bantjes fortune, but did not succeed. Source: https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Bantjes

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Jan Gerritze Bantjes's Timeline

October 1843
Humansdorp, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
March 1, 1869
Age 25
October 6, 1870
Age 27
November 17, 1872
Age 29
July 20, 1875
Age 31
June 18, 1877
Age 33
April 19, 1879
Age 35
February 25, 1881
Age 37
September 29, 1882
Age 38
April 22, 1885
Age 41