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'Diamonds & Dust; Gold & Ganja' - Mining South Africa

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  • Jacob Stefanus Pienaar (1893 - 1919)
    Death - Africa, Free State Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1848-1956===* Name: Jacob Stefanus Pienaar* Event Type: Baptism* Event Date: 06 May 1894* Event Place: Ladybrand, Orange Free State, South Afri...
  • Thomas Alfred Gregorowski (1867 - 1941)
    Baptism/Doop "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 December 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Graha...
  • Thomas Simmons, of Boston (c.1602 - 1682)
    Disambiguation ==Tingley, Raymon Meyers. Some Ancestral Lines, p. 371-2 fraudulently created records to state that Elizabeth was daughter of Thomas Simmons (Symonds) of Plymouth who in turn married Eli...
  • Sir Stafford Parker (1833 - 1915)
  • James Benjamin Taylor (1860 - 1944)
    Born in Cape Town, J B Taylor was one of the Randlords who traveled to Kimberley after the discovery of diamonds, prospected in what was then the Eastern Transvaal, and was at the centre of events on t...

South Africa is mining country (it's also 'farming' country, but that's a different project :-)

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