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DE JONG, Abraham

Born: 1877 09 15
Died: 1970 06 24


Born in Leiden, the Netherlands.In his home country he worked in the building industry until 1903. In 1904 he arrived at the Cape and obtained permission to travel to the Transvaal Colony. He settled in Maraisburg. He set up practice as a home builder constructing houses in Alberton, Johannesburg, Florida, Roodepoort, Krugerdorp and Weltevrede. He operated in this business until 1945. He died in Florida, Roodepoort.

Books citing DE JONG

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 54