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BESAANS, Johannes Petrus

Born: 1875 06 01
Died: 1942


Born in Zierikzee, Zeeland, the Netherlands. Arrived in Pretoria of the then ZAR with his family in 1887.

He practiced as a contractor and established the engineering firm Besaans and Du Plessis. He died in Zulphen the Netherlands, while on holiday there.

Books citing BESAANS

Macmillan, Allister. 1933. Environs of the Golden City and Pretoria. Cape Town: Cape Times. pp 388

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 44