Lukas Johannes van der Merwe

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About Lukas Johannes van der Merwe

Lukas was a big-game hunter with Jan Harm Labuschagne in Angola (see ‘Olifantjagter Boek’ by Von Molkte). Lukas’s second wife, Maria, was shot dead by the British forces during their campaign in Southern Africa. Lukas’s third wife was (01-06-1903) Jeanetta Hermina Labuschagne (*18-07-1882) {b2c4d6e5f4g5} daughter of Casper Jan Harm Labuschagne (*07-06-1842) & Magdalena Elizabeth van der Walt. Lukas and Jeanetta had a daughter named Lukas Johannes (van der Merwe & Lindeque, p13).

Lukas (*1843) was the son of Johannes Marthinus van der Merwe [Hans de Oude] (*10-08-1792) Chief adviser to Cmdt. Gert Alberts, Leader of the 1st Dorsland Trek (†09-06-1884 Jamba, Angola).

Personal correspondences penned by Lukas Johannes van der Merwe published by FAMNEA in Aug. 2015 (see link for full article).

POW during the Anglo-Boer War on St. Helena.

          * Deadwood Camp, tent 186, hut 99.

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Lukas Johannes van der Merwe's Timeline

March 27, 1843
Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa
January 30, 1864
February 28, 1867
December 1, 1870
December 1, 1870
Rustenburg, North West, South Africa
November 17, 1899
Rustenburg, Bojanala, North West, South Africa
March 12, 1905
Humpata, Namibe, Angola