Kmdt. Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1

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Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts

Also Known As: "Gert Alberts; b1c5d3e1"
Birthplace: Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: March 29, 1927 (91)
Immediate Family:

Son of Philippus Petrus Hermanus Alberts, b1c5d3 and Emmerentia Frederika Kotze, b2c4d1e8
Husband of Johanna Elizabeth Margaretha Alberts and Petronella Francina Alberts
Father of Philippus Petrus Hermanus Alberts; Andries Nicolaas Jan Daniel Alberts, b1c5d3e1f2; Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1f3; Johannes Jacobus Christiaan Alberts, b1c5d3e1f4; Barend Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1f5 and 9 others
Half brother of Marthinus Christoffel Vorster, b3c12d3e1; Amarensia Fredrika Vorster, b3c12d3e2; Gerhardus Dirk Vorster, b3c12d3e3; Hester Helena Louisa Vorster, b3c12d3e4; Amarensia Fredrika Frederika Vorster, b3c12d3e5 and 2 others

Occupation: Kommandant en leier van die 1ste Dorslandtrek.
DVN: b1c5d3e1
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About Kmdt. Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1

Doop inskrywing No.1292 te Cradock

het Kind Geboren Den 3 Januarie 1836 Gedoopt Den 17 Meij 1836

Naam van kind: Gert Andries Jacobus

Vader: Philip Petrus Hermanus Albertse

Moeder: Amerenske Frederika Cotzee

Getuie: Johannis Petrus Pretorius

Getuie: Gerbreg Maria Albertse

Getuie: Jacobus Johannis Cotze

Getuie: Maria Dorothea Kruger


Te danke aan: Louw du Plessis

Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts (Grootpa Gert) Commandant and Leader of the First Dorsland Trek (*03.01.1836 Swellendam) (≈17.05.1836 Cradock) He left his farm in the Pretoria district in 1874 and arrived at Rietfontein on Jan. 1876 where his laer remained for two years until other groups of trekkers joined him and he decided to continue the trek northwards. Gert Alberts was a member of the ‘Gereformeerde Kerk’ and served as a ‘kerkraadslid’ (†29.03.1927 Humpata, Angola).

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Kmdt. Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts, b1c5d3e1's Timeline

January 3, 1836
Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
May 17, 1836
Cradock, Stormberg District, EC, South Africa
September 8, 1858
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
October 31, 1861
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
November 27, 1862
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
January 13, 1865
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
January 14, 1868
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
February 4, 1870
Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa
March 18, 1873
Pretoria distrik, Transvaal
September 5, 1875