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The De Villiers Pama Numbering System

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  • Christoffel Coetzee de Villiers, a1b1c1d8e2f3g5 (1850 - 1887)
    Christoffel Coetzee de Villiers was born on 10 March 1850 in Swellendam, in the Cape Colony (now Western Cape). De Villiers is known as the 'father of South African geneaology' and began writing his si...
  • Cornelis Pama, Dr. (1916 - 1994)
    Cornelis (Cor) PAMA was born in Rotterdam on 05 Nov 1916, The son of Jan PAMA and Susanna KOOL. He passed away at home in Newlands on 23 Oct 1994. His funeral service was held at St. Andrew’s Anglican ...

The curators are currently in discussion with GENi management on a solution for the placement of our DVN / DVP no.s which will should satisfy all parties...

Please VOTE for how we will in future use of the De Villiers Pama Numbering System (DVP)

STEM asseblief vir die manier hoe Genealogie, in die Suid Afrikaanse boom, in die vervolg van die De Villiers-Pama Numering Stelsel (DVP), gebruik gemaak kan maak

  • Voting is open for a 1 Month starting 30 July 2014 and will close 30 August 2014
  • Stemming is oop vir 1(een) maand beginnende 30 Julie 2014 en sal sluit op 30 Augustus 2014.


Please vote for ONE of the following:

  • 1. Full De Villiers Pama no. (DVP) in suffix field - e.g. b2c4d1e4f12g1
  • 2. Abbreviated DVP with additional b number - e.g. b2...f12g1 (with full number in AKA and/or ABOUT)
  • 3. Abbreviated DVP - last 2 generations e.g. f12g1 (with full number in AKA and/or ABOUT)
  • 4. Abbreviated DVP - last 3 generations (as called for some years ago) e.g. e4f12g1 (with full number in AKA and/or ABOUT)
  • 5. Remove the DVP from the suffix field and record it only in AKA and/or ABOUT


Stem asseblief vir EEN van die volgende:

  • 1. Volle De Villiers Pama nommer (DVP) in agtervoegsel veld - bv. b2c4d1e4f12g1
  • 2. Verkorte DVP met bykomende b nommer - byvoorbeeld b2 ... f12g1 (met volle nommer in AKA en/of OORSIG)
  • 3. Verkorte DVP - laaste 2 geslagte bv. f12g1 (met volle getal in AKA en/of OORSIG)
  • 4. Verkorte DVP - laaste 3 generasies (soos genoem vir 'n paar jaar gelede), bv e4f12g1 (met volle getal in AKA en/of OORSIG)
  • 5. Verwyder die DVP van die agtervoegsel veld en teken dit net in AKA en/of OORSIG

VOTE here - all users insights would be welcomed. STEM hier - alle gebruikers se insae word verkies

Please don't comment on others peoples choice in the voting thread... Moet nie op ander mene se stem keuses kommentaar lewer nie..