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John William Von Buchenröder

Birthplace: 'Perseverance' Farm, Patensie, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Wilhelm Ludwig Von Buchenröder and Lena Von Buchenröder
Husband of Fransiena Von Buchenröder
Father of William Von Buchenröder; Alexander Von Buchenröder; Gerhardus von Buchenröder; Charles Von Buchenröder; Adriana Africander and 6 others
Brother of Wilhelmina Helena Oosthuizen
Half brother of Martha Friederica Von Buchenröder

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About John William Von Buchenröder

Source: 'The von Buchenröder Family - 200 Years in South Africa' by William G von Buchenröder 17 Jan 2005 Born c.1825, and grew up on the farm 'Perseverance'. Also called Jan Willem by the predominantly Afrikaans speaking community and 'Groot-Oupa Jan' by the family. Transport operator, moving goods to supply the ever-moving population bu ox-wagon. Married twice and had four sons - nothing known of these Obatained land in the Sundays River valley near Nanaga Married 1850 Fransiena Rietmuller Children: 1. William ('Willem') b. 1 Dec 1851 d. 1934 m. Sophie Forbes 2. Alexander b. Aug 1853 d. 1930 m. Maria Leander (cousin) 3. Gerhardus ('Gert') b. Sep 1855 d. 1932 m. Maria van Vuuren. 4. Charles (Karel) b. Jan 1857 d. Mar 1927 m. Minnie Leander 5. Adriana b. 1858 d. c1920 m. James Africander 6. Caroline b. Aug 1860 d. 1941 m. Henry Africander 7. Annie b. 1863 d. 1930 m. Pegler van Rooyen 8. Jacobus ('Koos') b. Sep 1865 d. Mar 1945 m. Caroline van Vuuren 9. Maria Martha b. 1866 d. 1941 1x child Lettie 10. Susan b. 1868 d. ? m. George Leppan (lived in Johannesburg) 11. Friederika b. Jun 1870 d. 1927 1x child Fay Dorothy

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John William Von Buchenröder's Timeline

Patensie, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
December 1, 1851
Age 26
August 1853
Age 28
Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
September 1855
Age 30
Patensie, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
January 1857
Age 32
Nanaga, South Africa
Age 33
August 1860
Age 35
Nanaga, South Africa
Age 38
Nanaga, South Africa
September 1865
Age 40
Nanaga, South Africa
Age 41
Nanaga, South Africa