|Name Gerrit Maritz|
|Full Name Gerhardus Marthinus Maritz|
Born 1 March 1797 (1797-03-01) Suurveld ward, Graaff-Reinet district
Died 23 September 1838(1838-09-23) (aged 41) Sooilaer (Maritzdam), Klein-Tugela river
Resting place Reburied near Blaauwkranz monument 28°51′02″S 29°50′34″E / 28.85056°S 29.84278°E / -28.85056; 29.84278
Residence Caledon St 8 (1824-30), Noorderkant St 1 (1830-36), Graaff-Reinet
Occupation Ward master, provisional Field cornet, wagon builder
Spouse(s) Angenitha Maria Olivier
Children Salomon Stephanus Cornelis Johannes Francois Debora Susanna Sophia Gerhardus Jacobus Johannes Stephanus Maria Magdalena
Gerhardus Marthinus (Gert or Gerrit) Maritz (1 March 1797 – 23 September 1838), b1c8d2, was a Voortrekker pioneer and leader, wagon builder.
Gerrit Maritz was the son of Salomon Stefanus Maritz and Maria Elizabeth Oosthuizen. He married Agnita Maria Olivier and later Anna Carolina Agatha van Rooyen and from them he fathered six children.