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Son-in-law Munnik, the wine pachter from the Cape, took home most of the sheep, over 1,400 including the ewes with lambs.
No circumstantial evidence links the families before her marriage, and Gerhardus remained firmly ensconced near Cape Town as a land owner and alcohol pachter (licensed monopoly merchant) .12 Yet the frontier-to-town connection that took Johanna Keyser to the Cedarberg as a bride must also have extended to unite Munnik with Elisabeth, and to keep him within the social network even after Elisabeth's death.
Worn around the neck, it was a sign that he and he alone was permitted to trade in that village. 58 The resolution stipulated that the leaseholder (pachter) was allowed to trade [in the village] with textiles [cangans], rice, salt, and other kinds of Chinese merchandise, as well as to buy such goods as the aforementioned villages produce.
Charles William Siemens was born on April 4, 1823, at the little village of Lenthe, about eight miles from Hanover, where his father, Mr. Christian Ferdinand Siemens, was 'Domanen-pachter,' and farmed an estate belonging to the Crown.