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Interested in descendants of GEORGE ALEXANDER DOVE an engineer at Jagersfontein South Africa.

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George DOVE left Thames New Zealand around 1873 and worked in the diamond mines. Married Sarah CRANE. Three children, George Frederick, Alexander Henry and Hannah Jane, known as Dolly. George died 1892 aged 50 yrs. His sons had many children including sons so there could be numerous descendants. His daughter, known as Dolly married Robert James BRIGHTWELL. Robert died in Durban in 1945 and Dolly in 1946 while she was living with a daughter, Clare STEENKAMP.

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by Savy on 2013-05-22 16:40:05

Does any one know Eric Peter Steenkamp, born in Matatiel.

by dovecote on 2013-05-22 17:23:37

Hello Savy,
With regard to Clare Steenkamp (nee Brightwell) her husband's name was Peter. Clare was born about 1914-1915 but I am sorry I do not know if she had children.
I found out my information when a researcher in South Africa found lots of items in the Archives. eg, Wills, death notices and marriage contracts. Just in case you are interested, her name is Tessa King-- tessking@mweb.co.za

Thank you for your interest,

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