By 1798 he was teaching at Graaff-Reinet. On 19 March 1809 he married Anna Catharina NEL in Graaff Reinet. They had six children. Willem died on 7 November 1838 at Kafferskraal, Nieuweveld, South Africa.
Anna Catharina Nel was born 11 April 1790, she was the daughter of Stephanus Nel and Anna Margaretha Janse van Rensburg. Anna died on 10 July 1847.
Stephanus Johannes born 15 March 1808, X Louisa Elizabeth Petronella de VIlliers
Willem Hendrik Marthinus Abraham born 31 Jul 1818, Anna Margaretha Stoffelina Wilders, XX Magdalena Johanna Theron
Gerhardus Petrus born 20 Dec 1823, Engela Maria Magdalena Esterhuizen
Petronella Johanna Maria born 17 Jun 1829, X Frederik Albertus Oppel
Cecelia Margaretha Isabella born 6 Jun 1832, X Johannes Hendrik Claassens
Thanks to research by:
Belinda Bacon and Willem Kempen
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