Gerrit Maritz, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gerrit Maritz

Afrikaner pioneer and leader

Date of Birth: 01-Mar-1797

Place of Birth: Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Date of Death: 23-Sep-1838

Profession: politician

Nationality: South Africa

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Gerrit Maritz

  • Gerhardus Marthinus (Gert or Gerrit) Maritz (1 March 1797 – 23 September 1838), b1c8d2, was a Voortrekker pioneer and leader, wagon builder.Gerrit Maritz was the son of Salamo Stefanus Maritz and Maria Elizabeth Oosthuizen.
  • He married Agnita Maria Olivier and later Anna Carolina Agatha van Rooyen and from them he fathered six children.

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