How is my grandfather Cecil Rhodes van der Merwe connected to Cecil Rhodes

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My grandfather Cecil Rhodes vander Merwe was named after Cecil Rhodes and his father had something to do with Cecil Rhodes , I do not what the relationship was. I think my Grandfather was a relative of Schalk van der Merwe and wish to find his geneology and origin. All I know is that he had a shop in Kimberley and together with his brother a cheese factory at Slabberts in Free State South Africa.
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Hi Lynette,

You might consider tagging your post South_African_Roots as well, so that the project's members can see it. I almost missed this post.

ps. add South_Africa too.

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