Petrus Stephanus van der Merwe

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Petrus Stephanus van der Merwe

Birthplace: Lydenburg, Transvaal, South Africa
Death: October 03, 1961 (94)
Karoi, Rhodesia
Immediate Family:

Son of Lukas Johannes van der Merwe and Hester Maria van der Merwe, f2g1
Husband of Hester Petronella van der Merwe
Father of Hester Maria Bronkhorst; Elsje du Preez; Catherina Elizabeth Maria Bester and Petrus Stephanus van der Merwe
Brother of Cornelius Hendrik van der Merwe; Lucas Johannes van der Merwe; Hendrik Josephus van der Merwe; Isaaz Johannes van der Merwe and Christoffel Jacobus van der Merwe

Managed by: Anna (Annie) Elizabeth Bekker
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About Petrus Stephanus van der Merwe

The Whites of Enkeldoorn 1880-1980 is a history of the families of European descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivi) Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Author - Sarel van der Walt.


Petrus Stephanus van der Merwe and wife Hester Petronella (nee Nel), also parents in law of Joachem Bronkhorst and children, travelled together with Bronkhorst family by four mule wagons, twelve mules to the team. From Middelburg Transvaal. Arrived at Fort Victoria in 1927, then proceeded to the farm of Jim Wheeler, a cousin of Petrus on Hartbeeslaagte. Then moved to Vlakfontein.

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Petrus Stephanus van der Merwe's Timeline

September 20, 1867
Lydenburg, Transvaal, South Africa
September 1886
Age 18
Middelburg, Transvaal, South Africa
February 19, 1905
Age 37
Lydenburg, South Africa
February 4, 1907
Age 39
Lydenberg, South Africa
November 1, 1911
Age 44
Middelburg, South Africa
October 3, 1961
Age 94
Karoi, Rhodesia