f.2. David Benjamin Johannes NEL, geb. 28/09/1849

f.2.  David Benjamin Johannes, geb. 28/09/1849, Modderfontein, dist. Pretoria, ged. 31/12/1849, Potchefstroom, oorl. 27/02/1920, Witkoppen, Pretoria x c. 1875 met Anna LINDEQUE, oorl. c. 1876 xx 02/04/1877 met Sybella Maria ROOS, geb. c. 1860, d.v. Petrus Gysbertus Roos en Johanna Catharina Vorster.

David Benjamin Johannes was die seun van Adriaan Jacobus Theodorus Nel en Maria Elizabeth Magdalena Snyman.

David Benjamin Johannes
Baptised: 31 Dec 1849, at Potchefstroom
Born: 28 Sep 1849
Father: Adriaan Jacobus Theodorus NEL
Mother: Maria Elisabeth Magdalena SNYMAN
Baptised by: Ds. Andrew Murray
Additional notes: Vader overleden
Source: Voortrekker Baptisms Transcript. In this transcript these baptisms are labelled as done at Smithfield, entry number 287. Repository: National Archives Repository, Pretoria., FK 2290, which is a transcript of a number of the early baptismal register now in churches in the Free State and the Transvaal.. Note: The originals are to be found in the Potchefstroom baptism register page 66 - this section headed: gedoopt over de Commissie der Hoog Eerw [ ] synode bestaanded uit de Predikanten [J].E.[F]aure en Wm. Robertson de navolgende kinderen. Images of the original register can be seen at FamilySearch.org
Entry numbers 1440 to 1449 do not exist - scribe of the original register went from 1439 to 1450.. Transcribed by Cornel Viljoen
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Uit hulle ma se sterfkennis van 1908:
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NEL; David Benjamin Johannes, 26jr, * distrik Pretoria, wewenaar, woon distrik Pretoria, Hertrousertifikaat van Weesheer is vertoon x Pretoria Geref Kerk (ds HSL Venter) 2.4.1877 ROOS, Sybella [sic] Maria, 17jr, * distrik Middelburg [ZAR], jonge dogter, woon distrik Pretoria, trou met ouers se toestemming (Landdros Pretoria. Huwelikregister 1875 - 1880)


Map showing the portion of Zandfontein where gold was found 
 (http://www.theheritageportal.co.za/article/early-settlers-and-prospectors-sandton)