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Hendrik Vermeulen

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AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 6 Apr 2013 14:10

Hello Paul - very old postings here - you could try to make contact with eithr postr by clicking on their name to send a message via GR, but they may have left the site

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 6 Apr 2013 14:09

Did you spot the date of this thread and that the poster has never returned to it

Try and send a message and if they still have the same email addy they will get notification of a message thru GR

loudoniii

loudoniii Report 6 Apr 2013 14:06

Hi Hendrik! I am researching Martha Maria Vermeulen who lived in Observatory, Cape Town and in 1954 married Roderick Read Atkinson. I wonder if Martha Maria was part of your extended family, and would be very interested to hear if you can please give me any pointers as to how I further research Martha Maria's family tree. Now that Ancestry24.com has gone out of business, there doesn't seem to be any good central database of South African genealogy. I'd be grateful for any assistance you may be able to give me. Best wishes,Paul

Michelle

Michelle Report 2 May 2008 20:12

Hi we are Vermeulens from South Africa, my Father in law was Hendrick Johannes Vermeulen

Hendrik

Hendrik Report 9 Apr 2005 10:55

History of the South African Vermeulen's The Vermeulen descendants in South Africa are mainly from the following two Vermeulen's: 1. Jan (Willemzoon) Vermeulen who arrived before 1680 from Utrecht in the Netherlands. He was a soldier in the service of the then Dutch East India Company. He got married to a Catharina Opklim who hailed from Bengale on 7 November 1694, they had six children. 2. Dirk (Corneliszoon) Vermeulen arrived in Cape Town on 9 August 1705 from Utrecht in the Netherlands. He was a chef in the service of the Dutch East India Company. He married a Jannetjie Hansen Rugtertroost the daughter of a freeman named Hans Rugtertroost and hailed from Ebervelt in Germany. They had two children.