DAVEL, Willem Marthinus
BEHR, Hendrika Susanna
DAVEL, Michiel Karel
STEYN, Martha Magdelena Maria
DAVEL, Willem Marthinus


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PRETORIUS, Helena Elizabeth

DAVEL, Willem Marthinus

  • Born: Oct 7, 1886, Middleburg Transvaal South Africa
  • Christened: Oct 31, 1886, Ngk Middleburg Tvl.
  • Marriage: PRETORIUS, Helena Elizabeth on Oct 27, 1914 in Gwelo, (Now Gweru) Zimbabwe
  • Died: Aug 2, 1922, Victoria Hospital, Fort Victoria (Now Masvinga) Zimbabwe aged 35
  • Buried: Intered At Sishamba Farm, Fort Victoria, District

bullet   Another name for Willem was DAVEL, William Marthinus.


bullet  Events:

Arrival in Zimbabwe: Probably arrived before, 1914, Gwelo, (Now Gweru) Zimbabwe.

Historical: Death of Willem Marthinus Davel, 1922, Fort Victoria (Now Masvinga) Zimbabwe. According to his Death Certificate, BookXII Cert.No.17/34, he died of Influenza, Broncho Pneumonia, in the Victoria Hospital, and the intended place of burial was Sishamba Farm which is presumably in the then District of Victoria

Birth Reference. A Baptismal Certificate of the Ned.Geref. K of Middleburg Tvl, states he was baptised on the 11 Oct 1886 and born on the 7 Oct 1886 and the parents are named as recorded here.

Research. (Zimbabwean?) Archives Reference Nos. 25/152 and JG 3/3/302

Occupation: William Marthinus Davel was a Transport Rider, 1914.


Willem married Helena Elizabeth PRETORIUS, daughter of Johannes Lodewikus PRETORIUS and Helena Elizabeth SMIT, on Oct 27, 1914 in Gwelo, (Now Gweru) Zimbabwe. (Helena Elizabeth PRETORIUS was born on Dec 28, 1896 in Nylstroom, Northern Transvaal, Union Of South Africa, christened on Apr 20, 1897 in Waterburg, Transvaal, South Africa, died on Jul 3, 1974 in Gwelo, (Now Gweru) Zimbabwe and was buried on Jul 6, 1974 in Grave2482 Gwelo Cemetery Zimbabwe.)


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