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Willem Hendrik Boshoff

Also Known As: "Wilhelm Hendrik Boshoff"
Birthplace: Montagu, South Africa
Death: Died in Pietermaritzburg, Indlovu DC, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Place of Burial: Voortrekker begraafplaas PMB, Natal, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff, b3c1 and Aletta Helena Boshoff (Joubert)
Husband of Anna Catharina Boshoff, e2f6 and Jacomina Louisa (Francina) van der Merwe
Father of Willem Hendrik Boshoff; Aletta Helena van der Westhuizen; Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff; Hester Elizabeth Jacoba Boshoff; Jacomina Louisa Boshoff and 5 others
Brother of Pres. Jacobus Nicholaas Boshoff; Jacobus Francois Boshoff; Johan Christoffel Boshoff; Johannes Stephanus Boshoff; Sara Susanna Boshoff and 1 other

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About Willem Hendrik Boshoff

Wilem Hendrik Boshoff (*6/5/1813 ≈ 1/8/1813 †9/11/1863) was die 3de seun van JN Boshoff Snr. Hy is op Montagu, Kaap gebore en kom in 1844 na Natal. Hy het eiendom in Pietermaritzburg en die plaas Wintrshoek naby die Mooirivier besit. Hy was 'npionier to.v. Merinoskape in Natal in 1858. Hy tree vir die 1ste keer op 1/4/1835 in die huwelik met JAcomina Louissa v d Merwe (*27/9/1817†27/9/1842) Na haar dood trou hy weer op 29/5/1843 in die huwelik met Anna Catharina Smit(ca 1826 † 13/9/1894)

He moved to Natal from Graaf-Reinet in 1844, not long after his brothers. He bought property in Pietermaritzburg, and this became his home-away-from-home. He owned the farms Winterhoek & Groot Hoek and co-owned the fram Rensburg and Stanger's Hoek with his brother J.N. Boshoff. He was a pioneer in "inporting" Merino Sheep into Natal in 1858.

Refer to the website www.adam.boshoff.myweb.absamail.co.za as reference.

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Willem Hendrik Boshoff's Timeline

May 6, 1813
Montagu, South Africa
August 1, 1813
Kochmanskloof, South Africa
June 4, 1836
Age 23
Graaf-Reinet, South Africa
September 24, 1837
Age 24
Graaff-Reinet, EC, South Africa
July 17, 1839
Age 26
Graaff-Reinet, EC, South Africa
July 17, 1839
Age 26
Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
January 11, 1842
Age 28
Graaff-Reinet, EC, South Africa
March 30, 1844
Age 30
Windburg, South Africa