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Mar 7, 2018

Kerr, Bertha Wilhelmina

Last Name:   Kerr, b. Edmonds
First Name:   Bertha Wilhelmina
Date of Birth:      3 Feb 1862
Place of Birth:    Tully Graafschap, Longford, Ireland
Parents – Father:    John Edmonds
Parents – Mother:   Frances McConnell
Name of Spouse:     David McConnell Kerr, q.v.
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    27 Mar 1892 age 30 years 1 month 24 days
Place of Death:  Jagersfontein, dist. Fauresmith, OFS

Notes:  Orange Free State DN E256 image 351.   Children, minors:

Georgina Kerr

David McConnell Kerr, b. 6 January 1890, Cape Town

Rachel Edmonds Kerr.

Aug 5, 2012

Martin, Alfred Baragwanath


Last Name:     Martin
First Name:    Alfred Baragwanath
Date of Birth:    1842
Place of Birth:   Cape Town
Parents – Father:    William Martin
Parents – Mother:   Ann
Name of Spouse:    Mary Brand
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:     25 Jan 1900 age 57
Place of Death:   Kimberley, Cape

Notes:    DN 1816/1900.  Children, majors:

Lydia Jane

Alfred Harry

Mar 17, 2018

Mathewson, Alexander

Last Name:       Mathewson
First Name:      Alexander
Date of Birth:     1837
Place of Birth:    Uitenhage, Cape
Parents – Father:     Alexander Mathewson, q.v.
Parents – Mother:    Eliza Mary Anne Mathewson, b. Size
Name of Spouse:  Louisa Cornelia Jacoba Mathewson
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:     28 Oct 1891 age 53 years 11 months 28 days
Place of Death:    Lilydale Herbert

Notes:  Orange Free State DN image 130.  12 Children:

Eliza Mary Ann Maathewson, major

Martha Gertrude Mathewson,major

Louisa Jacoba Mathewson, major

Alexander Mathewson, major

Frances Rachel Mathewson, minor

Anna Dorothea Mathewson, minor

Charlotte Frederica Augusta mathewson minor

Hester Helena Mathewson, minor

Edith Florence Mathewson, minor

Alice Mabel Mathwson, minor

Charles Peter Mathewson,minor

James Edward Mathewson, minor

May 13, 2018

Mullins, John

Last Name:     Mullins
First Name:     John
Date of Birth:     1839
Place of Birth:    Ireland
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:    Caroline Mulllins, formerly married to George Gray, born Arlow.
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:     1 July 1901 age 62
Place of Death:    Butterworth, Cape

Notes:  Cape DN 3501 image 826. Children:

John Charles Mullins, minor

Robert James Mullins, minor

Apr 8, 2011

Mulqueeny, Patrick Griffin

Last Name:   Mulqueeny
First Name:   Patrick Griffin
Date of Birth:    1828
Place of Birth:   Ireland
Parents – Father:   
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   H.
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   1 Dec 1879 age 51
Place of Death:    Ennis, Ireland   

Notes:   DN 381/1880.  Children, minors

Catharine Mary

Thomas Griffin

Mar 29, 2018

Nash, Florence Mary

Last Name:     Nash, b. Chase
First Name:    Florence Mary
Date of Birth:      1871
Place of Birth:     Middelburg, Cape
Parents – Father:     John Centlivres Chase
Parents – Mother:    Maria Lange
Name of Spouse:  John Allen Nash
Marriage Date:     27 Sep 1893
Marriage Place:    Rouxville, OFS
Date of Death:      27 Oct 1904 age 33
Place of Death:    Wepener, OFS

Notes:  Orange Free State DN N-1003 image 1945. Children:

John Allen Nash, minor

Florence Mary Doris Nash, minor (died soon after at age 7 weeks)


Jul 10, 2012

O’Connell or O’Shea, Mary


Last Name:    O’Connell (nee O’Shea)
First Name:    Mary
Date of Birth:   1831
Place of Birth:  Co. Clare, Ireland
Parents – Father:    Thomas O’Shea
Parents – Mother:    Bridget
Name of Spouse:    James Joseph O’Connell
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:     29 May 1899 age 68
Place of Death:   Cape Town, Cape

Notes:   DN 1830/1899.  Children, all majors:

William Joseph

James William

Thomas Joseph

John Joseph

Elizabeth Ann m. to Hugh Gordon Steele

Sep 5, 2010

Purchase or Squibb, Sarah

Last Name:   Purchase (nee Squibb)
First Name:   Sarah Ridout
Date of Birth:  chr. 11 Oct 1807
Place of Birth:  Chaldon Herring, Dorset, England
Parents – Father:    Richard Squibb
Parents – Mother:  Ann
Spouse:   George Purchase
Marriage Date:  
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   1 Feb 1848 age 40
Place of Death:  Swellendam, Cape  

Notes:  DN 9513/1848.  Children:

Richard George

Frank Chales

Alfred James

Ann Ridout

Sep 27, 2018

Ross, Robert

Last Name:        Ross
First Name:       Robert
Date of Birth:     1865
Place of Birth:    Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland
Parents – Father:     Alexander Ross
Parents – Mother:    Agnes Ross nee Young
Name of Spouse:    Maria Ross nee Nelson
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:     4 June 1904 age 39
Place of Death:    Glasgow, Scotland

Notes:  Cape DN 1834 image 514.   Children:

Three girls an one boy, names not known

Nov 17, 2017

Rutherford, George

Last Name:    Rutherford
First Name:   George, Junior
Date of Birth:       1847
Place of Birth:      St. George Grenada, West Indies
Parents – Father:   George Rutherford
Parents – Mother:   Marianne
Name of Spouse:   Eliza Marion md 2ndly to Robert Noble Acutt
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    15 Jan 1878 age 31 years 7 months
Place of Death:  Durban

Notes:  Natal DN F# 4049851 image 160.  One child:

Aileen Beryl born. 1 Aug 1877


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