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About the van Staden surname

Originally a Belgian titled name, the Van Staden's settled in Port Elizabeth South Africa sometime before the 1860's....exact time unknown to author. The Original Van Stadens farm still exists just south of the Van Stadens river which is just south of the city. They formed part of the Moody's trek which went via Uitenhage and travelled north landing up at Cashel in the Eastern Highlands of now Zimbabwe. Please feel free to add or correct this statement!