e.5. Louis NEL, ged. 25/10/1795

e.5.  Louis, geb. 30/12/1794, ged. 25/10/1795 x 09/03/1817, Caledon met Dina Carolina OOSTHUIZEN, ged. 11/08/1799, oorl. 13/11/1834, d.v. Jan Oosthuizen en Catharina Gouws.  Beroep boer te Beaufort-Wes.

Louis was die seun van Gerrit Nel en Johanna Olivier.


Lowies
Baptised: 25 Oct 1795
Born: 30 Dec 1794
Father: Gert NEL
Mother: Jannetje OLIVIER

Source: Nederduits Gereformeerde Gemeente (NGK), Drakenstein, Baptism register, 1786-1799, page 276, entry number 4. Repository: NG Kerkargief, Noordwal-Wes, Stellenbosch, G3 3/4. Image 53 on FamilySearch film no. 008120997. Note: Witness names not transcribed 1786-1799.. Transcribed by Cornel Viljoen, from LDS film 008120997.

Uit hulle pa se sterfkennis van 1816:


1) Jan Nel mondig
ter andere zijde
2) Gerrit Cornelis mondig
3) Willem Andries mondig
4) Jeremias Daniel mondig
5) Louis oud 20 jaren
6) Anna Helena Martha Nel get: met Willem Nel Jansz:n
7) Geesje Maria Beatrix oud 17
8) Ockert Johannes oud 12
9) Isaak François oud 10 en
10) Elias Paulus Nel oud 9 jaren
(http://databases.tanap.net/mooc/main_article.cfm?id=MOOC8%2F62%2E17
a&freesearchkey=louis%20nel)

Louis Nel en sy 3 oudste kinders Gert Cornelis, Johannes Jacobus, Louis Nel is op 28 Junie 1828 by Konkas Fontein in die Nuweveld vermoor.  Hy laat sy swanger vrou Dina Carolina en 'n dogtertjie, Aletta Catharina Johanna geb 10/3/1826 agter. 


Die boedel bestaan uit -


1 Ossewa

2 gewere

1 wakis

twee merries en 1 perd agter.

In 'n byvoegsel word genoem dat die weduwee die merries en perd moes verkoop om te betaal om te vlug van Konkasfontein af.

Verder is daar 'n slagters rekening van Frans Carneels vir vee wat die oorledene gekoop het. Die rekening is weggeneem saam met die ander besittings in haar besit.

P O Jacobs sê verder dat hy 'n brief ontvang het van komm. Redelinghuis van Worcester distrik waarin hy meld -

"--dat door zekere bastaards van de Groote Rivier by hem zyn aangebracht, een wagen, en twee schietgeweren, welke medegevoerd zoude geworden zyn, door den benden die wylen Louis Nel en zyn kinderen hebben vermoord.
(https://www.myheritage.com/person-5007446_148888701_148888701/louis-lowies-nel-b2c2d4e5)


Testator(s):
Louis Nel
Dina Carolina Oosthuisen
MOOC8/45.139
12 March 1831

A true and perfect inventory of all and every the goods, chattels wares, etc:a, as well moveable as not debts, credits and other personal effects of the late Louis Nel and surviving widow Dina Carolina Oosthuisen, which former was murdered at the place Konka’s Fontein in the Nieuweveld in this district on the 28:th June 1828 between the hours of 7 and 8 o clock p:m: and given up as follows, viz:
one ox waggon
two guns
one waggon chest
two mares and one horse

Ready money
nihil

Credits of the estate
Rd:s
from Adriaan de Neys the amount of butcher’s bill
210

Debts of the estate
nihil

Heirs of the estate
1) Gert Cornelis Nel born 12 February 1821 (murdered 28 June 1828)
2) Johannes Jacobus Nel born 1 January 1823 (murdered 28 June 1828)
3) Louis Nel born 12 December 1824 (murdered 28 June 1828)
4) Aletta Catharina Johanna Nel born 10:th March 1826
5) Louis Nel born 9:th September 1828
Thus done and registered in the town of Beaufort on Saturday the 12:th day of March 1831, in the presence of Hartwig Johannes Luttig and Joseph Kirsner to the statement of Dina Carolina Oosthuisen widow of said Louis Nel, who declared in her above statement of the estate to have acted honestly and truly that nothing has been held back to the best of her knowledge and belief and to be at all times ready if called upon to solemnise the same by oath. Further promising and binding herself in the event of any thing else belonging to the estate coming to her recollection and knowledge to amplify this with the same.
For the statement: Diena Carolina Oosthuijsen w: Nel
Witnesses: J: Kersner, H: Luttig
J:J: Meintjes, A:O:C:
Copy
On this the 12:th March 1831 appeared before me J:J: Meintjes Agent to the Orphan Chamber at Beaufort Dina Carolina Oosthuisen widow of the late Louis Nel, residing at Zwarteberg, this district, who states:
The articles, namely the waggon, guns and chest mentioned in the inventory are in the possession of the Field Commandant Redelinghuis of the Nieuwe Hanton, Worcester district, as I have been informed by a letter from the Field Commandant Pieter Daniel Jacobs of the Nieuweveld of this district.
The two mares and one horse I have given up in the inventory I have been obliged to sell for my immediate maintenance after I had escaped from the place Konkasfontein where my husband had been murdered on the 28:th June 1828.
The debt against De Neys is the amount of a butcher’s bill passed by Frans Caverneels for cattle bought from my husband and the said bill has alse been taken away amongst my other possessions.
At Beaufort 12:th March 1831
Witness (signed): Dina Carolina Oosthuysen w: Nel
Sig:d J: Kersner
Signed/: J:J: Meintjes Ag:t to the Or: Chamb:
A true copy: J:J: Meintjes, Orph: Camb: Agent
Copy
Beaufort den 12:e Maart 1831
Myn heer!
Ik heb u edele te melden dat ik door den commandand Redelinghuis van het district Worcester, een brief heb ontvangen, waarin hy meldt dat door zekere bastaards van de Groote Rivier by hem zyn aangebragt, een wagen, en twee schietgeweeren, welke medegevoerd zoude geworden zyn, door den benden die wylen Louis Nel en zyn kinderen hebben vermoord.
Ik heb de eer te zyn, myn heer, u edelen dienaar
P:O: Jacobs
A true copy: J:J: Meintjes, Orph: Chamb: Agent
Den Heer J:J: Meintjes, Agent der Weeskamer Beaufort

http://databases.tanap.net/mooc/main_article.cfm?id=MOOC8%2F45%2E139&freesearchkey=louis%20nel