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Re: preller in south africa
Posted by: David Preller Date: March 11, 2001 at 04:14:55
In Reply to: preller in south africa by jacobus preller of 17

The first Preller in SA was Johan Frederik Preller who arived in Cape Town on the 12th October 1786. He was contracted to the House of Orange "Mercenary" amed forces from Halle in Germany.
He stayed on in the Cape after his mandatory service period and became a Vry Burger.
He married and had 5 children; 3 daughters and 2 sons - only 1 of whom married and had children.


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