Looking for any information on Cornelis Jan Hendrik van Niekerk (Boer War), I believe its my great , great father?

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in Genealogy Help by Gert Daniel Van Niekerk G2G Crew (580 points)

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Do you have some more info ,or just his name? (place of Birth or death)where from (the Netherlands ?) name of spouse or parents or siblings ?

* http://www.geni.com/people/Jan-Hendrik-Van-* * **http://Niekerk/6000000025517907169http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SOUTH-AFRICA/2010-03/1267579293

*https://books.google.nl/books?http://id=tTvwAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA170&lpg=PA170&dq=Jan+Hendrik+van+Niekerk&source=bl&ots=6tcv0CSvZB&sig=Tvka98PnIOPAi43W0WnCt2ekgKM&hl=nl&sa=X&ei=VzHtVPK1OYWCPYHagMAP&ved=0CD4Q6AEwBDgK#v=onepage&q=Jan%20Hendrik%20van%20Niekerk&f=false

*gravestone (South Africa ) of a Jan Hendrik (and some other relatives ? van Niekerk )http://www.eggsa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=1169384

*http://records.ancestry.com/jan_hendrik_van_niekerk_records.ashx?pid=140421302

 

by Bea Wijma G2G6 Pilot (281k points)
edited by Bea Wijma
Thanks Bea,

Looks like he lived in Amersfoort South Africa as his son Gert Daniel van Niekerk was born in Amersfoort South Africa, in 1888. So I can just think he must have been born around 1860's and in his 30's during the Boer war - could have been in Staats Artillery.

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