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Lourens Erasmus Smit (1848 - abt. 1901)

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Lourens Erasmus Smit
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He was a farmer in the Mafeking area,Makwassie and had two farms there,one was named Welgemoet.He had a prospectors licence(naairs) for diamonds His whole family had moved to German West Africa(SWA) to prospect for diamonds,they returned trekking over the kalahari dessert with a donkey cart containing a little galvanized shack which they erected when they camped out for longer periods ,this journey ended in the western transvaal where he farmed and prospected diamonds

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On 1 Oct 2016 Johan Smit wrote:

Die familie het op n tyd die verengelsde Smith ook gebruik en daar het n deel gekom wat die van Smith behou het

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Lourens is 25 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 28 degrees from Katy Jurado and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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