Lodewyk Johannes van der Merwe

Lodewyk Johannes Van der Merwe
Lodewyk Johannes Van der Merwe
Lodewyk Johanned van der Merwe and wife and children 001
Lodewyk Johannes van der Merwe and wife and children

Lodewyk Johannes van der Merwe

Lodewyk van der Merwe and anna Cathrina van der Walt
Lodewyk van der Merwe and anna Cathrina van der Walt

Son of Willem Petrus van der Merwe and Elsie Rachel van der Merwe

Birth Date—-22/06/1865 at OFS South Africa

Death——–12/10/1865 at Leliefontein farm Charter district Rhodesia

Spouse——-Anna Catharina van der Merwe ( nee van der Walt) Daughter of Johannes Nicolas van der Walt and Catharina Johanna Van der Walt.

Birth Date——19/01/1875

Death———-26/10/1946

Chidren——-Willem Petrus ( Ou Boetie ) , Hansie, Lodewyk Johannes , Frans Sarel Jacobus , Schalk Willem , Jan Albertus (Oom Jappie) , Hester , Anna Catharina , Elsie Rachel , and youngest Cathrina Johanna

Catharina Johanna Eagar

Catharina Johanna Eagar
Catharina Johanna Eagar

Catharina Johanna Eagar

Catharina Johanna Eagar ( nee van der Merwe)

Catharina Johanna Eagar Geanology

Catharina Johanna was the youngest child of Lodewyk Johannes van der Merwe and Anna Catharina van der Merwe

Lodewyk  was a diamond digger  at Wolmeransstad  South Africa. He built a home at Wolmeransstad and while digging the foundation he found 4    diamonds That were similar in size and shape which he gave to his 4 daughters.

Brothers And Sisters of Catharina

Willem(Oom Ou Bootie)

Hansie

Lodewyk

Frans

Schalk

Jappie

Hester

Anna

Elsie

Catharina was the youngest

At the age of 11 her family moved by train to Rhodesia  (the land of milk and honey)

 

 

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