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From: "Caroline De BRUIN" <>
Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] De Bruen/ De Bruijn /De Bruyn/ De Bruin
Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 13:11:15 +0200
In-Reply-To: <000401c6eb81$75419a60$0700000a@gerda>

It indicates that he was employed by the Company at the end of February
1692 in Amsterdam and arrived in the Cape during the winter of 1692.
It is also recorded that he descended from Vredenburg,although there is no
such name in Nederlands.It is postulated that Vredenburg could have been a
cluster of houses and monastery in the previously known barony van Breda.



>From: "Gerda gmail" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] De Bruen/ De Bruijn /De Bruyn/ De Bruin
>Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 10:56:27 +0200
>One would think that a name suc as Vredenburg would be very common, but the
>only towns that I could find in my atlas were Vredenburg at Saldanhabaai
>Vredenburgh in Alabama USA.
>Vredenburg Utrecht seems to be a concert building, and Vredenburg Arnhem a
>modern suburb. The latter was developed in the 1970's, south of the city of
>Arnhem and close to the suburbs of Kronenburg, Eimersweide en Holthuizen.
>A search with Multi-map found 4 Freudenburg's in Germany with a soundex
>Freudenberg, Rheinland-Pfals
>Freudenburg, Saarland
>Freudenburg, Bayern
>Freudenberg, Baden-Wurtemberg
>Keeping in mind officialdom's penchant for translating names (such as the
>Polish Kolobrzeg Dutchified to Kolberg), he could well have been from any
>one of these places.
>Gerda Pieterse
>Richards Bay
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Phil Curtis" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 10:12 AM
>Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] De Bruen/ De Bruijn /De Bruyn/ De Bruin
> > Hi,
> > Just to advise, I've had a look on MS AutoRoute, and there is a
> > on the south side of Arnhem, Netherlands.
> > Cheers,
> > Phil
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