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About Nicolaas van der Walt, a1b8

Probate Record: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-X91R-N?mode=g&i=1233&cat=331262


Son of Gaele Andriesz van der Walt (A) and Johanna Weyers, b3 SM

Wife: Maria Jacoba Coetzee, b5c5d6

Children: Johanna Margaretha Van der Walt; Andries Johannes van der Walt, b8c2; Anna Martha Olivier, b8c3;

                      Hester Jacoba Kruger, b8c4; Johannes Lodewicus van der Walt, b8c5; Nicolaas van der Walt b8c6;
                      Anna Maria du Plessis, b8c7; Elizabeth Johanna van der Walt, b8c8; Renche Johanna van der
                      Walt, b8c9;Susanna Sophia Coetzee, b8c10 and Hendrik Tjaart Jacobus van der Walt, b8c11

Brother of : Andries van der Walt, a1b1; Hendrik van der Walt a1b2; Renske Olivier, a1b3; Tjaart van der Walt

                      (B4); Johannes Petrus van der Walt, a1b5; Anna Maria van der Walt, a1b6; Johanna Catharina 
                      Venter, a1b7 and Mickael Van der Walt 

Half brother of : Johanna Sophia Lessing, b1; Johannes Christiaan Lessing b3; Johanna Elisabeth du Preez, b2

                       and Johanna Margaretha Lessing, b4

Occupation: Farmer

Notes : Nicolaas was baptised with the name Klaas in Cape Town on 13/2/1757 (witnessed by brother

                       Andries and sister Renske). Nicolaas' father died in his first few months, and he thus grew up on
                       the Farm Uitkyk with his mothers second marriage to Christiaan Gottlieb Lessing 1724 - 1788
                       (63) from Kamenz, Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
                       Nicolaas was 21 and Maria 16 when they married in 13/9/1778 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and 
                       lived in the Renosterberg (north of De Aar) /Middelburg areas. Farms owned were Seekooigat S.W.
                       of Steynsburg, Driefonteijnen (the site of Middelburg),De Keur and Vergund S.E of Steynsburg in
                      1785. Other farms were De Groote Valleij, Geelhoutboom, Buffelsfontein,Mistkraal,Buffelsvalleij,
                       Tafelberg and in 1790 Grootfontein just outside Middelburg where his wife Maria died.
                       They were married for 32 years and had 107 grandchildren!
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Nicolaas van der Walt, a1b8's Timeline

1756
December 26, 1756
Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
1757
February 13, 1757
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
February 13, 1757
Cape Town
1780
January 18, 1780
Age 23
District of Colesberg, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1781
August 28, 1781
Age 24
Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1785
December 7, 1785
Age 28
1785
Age 28
1788
April 20, 1788
Age 31
Paarl, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa
1791
September 28, 1791
Age 34
Renosterberg