This site features direct lines of association - for now. Where siblings and other interesting members of the family have been included, it has only been done so if there are relevant documents confirming their relationship to the direct line.
a person or thing from which a person, animal, or plant is descended or originates; an ancestor or parent.
In genealogy, the progenitor is the founder of a family, line of descent, clan or tribe, noble house, or ethnic group. Genealogy understands a progenitor to be the earliest recorded ancestor of a consanguineous family group of descendant.
In this case, the first of the line to land on the shores of southern Africa.
REABOW line (Glenn Reabow) Progenitors:
Johann Matthijs Benade c1732-1774, Germany
Jacob Salmon Röder 1748-1828, Germany
Jacob Carel Wilhelm Hörschelman 1759-1846, Germany
Johan Christoffel Diesel Bef1780-1823, Germany
Otto Theodor Oscar Oehley 1851-1925, Germany
Wilhelmina Henrietta Butz 1855-1925, Germany
Samuel George Webber 1785-1880, England
Martha Newman c1785-?, England
Francis Tennant c1848-1916, England
Alice Metcalfe c1846-1925, England
Booij Boijeszoon (Boy Booysen) c1670-1743, Denmark
Aletta Harmens c1699-c1743, Denmark
Friedrich Johan Riebow 1821-1912, Poland
Wilhelmin NN, c1831-1918, Poland
Hermina van Nes c1671-c1727, Netherlands
Evertina Christina van de Kaap c1780-1851, southern African