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Voortrekker Troues-Jan van Jaarsveld

Jan van Jaarsveld het die lys van 52 huwellike wat skynbaar tussen 1838 - 1840 in die "laer" van Kommandant Generaal Andries Hendrik Potgieter voltrek is oorgeskryf uit die Huweliks Register van die Nederduits Hervormde Kerk te Potchefstroom. Volgens Ds Dirk van der Hoff is die lys opgestel uit "los bladsye" wat in 1853 deur "Ouderling Eloff" in Rustenburg ter hand gestel is. Afskrifte van die oorspronklike bladsye is aan die einde van die dokument aangeheg.
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Different perspectives in researching Genealogy

Abrie de SawrdtAbrie de Swardt, the chairman of the Southern Cape Branch of the GSSA investigated varoius approchaes for researching family. He mentions a familiy heirloom that can bring to the fore the lineage of a family linked to a timeline. Then we find how history linked with politics can bring to bear how families link, sometimes as opponents and then how sport allows one to delve into the family register of specific families and the role of DNA in bringing to bear famous sport personalities. Indeed a thought provoking article.
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