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Name  Gerrit Maritz

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.

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Gerrit Maritz Wikipedia


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