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Jan 29, 2011

Steeds or Virren, Harriett Louisa

Last Name:   Steeds (nee Virren)
First Name:    Harriett Louisa
Date of Birth:   1832
Place of Birth:   England
Parents – Father:    Thomas Virren
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   William Alfred Steeds
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   22 Feb 1869 age 37
Place of Death:  Oudtshoorn, Cape   

Notes:   DN 5161/1869.  Children, minors:

Emilia Elise Virren

Marianne Nora

May 30, 2011

Ubsdell, Talbot


Last Name:   Ubsdell
First Name:   Talbot
Date of Birth:   1825
Place of Birth:   Port Elizabeth, Cape
Parents – Father:   George Ubsdell (q.v.)
Parents – Mother:   Bessy
Name of Spouse:   Frances Elizabeth 
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   9 Dec 1885 age 59
Place of Death:  nr. Kimberley, Cape

Notes:   DN 2077/1885.  Children, minors:

George Gilbert Vaughan Ubsdell

Talbut Charles Ubsdell

Walter Alfred Douglas Ubsdell

Jan 12, 2018

Upton, William Heatlie

Last Name:     Upton
First Name:    William Heatlie
Date of Birth:    1860
Place of Birth:   Fort Beaufort, Cape Colony
Parents – Father:    Michael Upton
Parents – Mother:   Annie Heatlie
Name of Spouse:   H. C. Upton
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    1 Sep 1891 age 31
Place of Death:   Potchefstroom, SAR

Notes:   Transvaal DN 6578 F#7805518 image 566.  Children, both minors:

Daniel Stephen


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Feb 4, 2011

Valentine, Cockcroft or Lomax, Elizabeth

Last Name:   Valentine, Cockcroft (nee Lomax)
First Name:   Elizabeth
Date of Birth:   1785
Place of Birth:   Nottingham, England
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Name of Spouse:   1) Peter Valentine (q.v.)  2) Charles Cockcroft (q.v.)
Marriage Date:   1) 4 Mar 1822
Marriage Place:   1) Bolton le Moors, Lancashire, England
Date of Death:   24 Dec 1869 age 84
Place of Death:  Fort Beaufort, Cape  

Notes:   DN 5854/1870.  IGI. Children:

George Valentine b. 1822 Clumber

Lucy Valentine

Mar 14, 2010

Valentine, Peter

Last Name:  Valentine
First Name:   Peter
Date of Birth:  1795
Place of Birth:  Wicklow, Ireland
Parents – Father:
Parents – Mother:
Spouse:   Elizabeth Cockcroft b. Nottingham, England, m. 2) Charles Cockcroft, and d. 24 Dec 1869 age 84 Fort Beaufort.
Marriage Date:  1821
Marriage Place:  Cape
Date of Death:   Mar 1836 age 39
Place of Death:  Somerset, Cape

Notes:   Calton’s party of 1820 settlers.  DN 5485/1858, 5850/1869, 6338/1870.  Children: 

George b. 1822 Clumber, Cape m. Mary Anne and d. 29 Jun 1870 age 48 Ft. Beaufort (no children)
Lucy, d. after 1869.

May 15, 2011

Valentine, William


Last Name:   Valentine
First Name:    William
Date of Birth:   06 May 1844
Place of Birth:  Barony, Lanark, Scotland
Parents – Father:   William Valentine
Parents – Mother:   Margaret Murray
Name of Spouse:   Catharine
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:   12 Apr 1884 age 39
Place of Death:  Kimberley, Cape

Notes:   DN 8487/1884.  IGI.  Children, minors:



Sep 21, 2018

Vallentine, Benjamin

Last Name:     Vallentine
First Name:    Benjamin
Date of Birth:    1866
Place of Birth:   London, England
Parents – Father:    Philip Vallentine
Parents – Mother:   Sarah Vallentine
Name of Spouse:    Pauline Vallentine
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:     22 March 1904 age 38 years 5 months
Place of Death:    Oudtshoorn, Cape

Notes:  Cape DN 1301 image 2066.  Children, all minors:

Philip Vallentine

Sarah Vallentine

Barnard Vallentine

V, W
Feb 28, 2011

Van Breda or Whitcomb, Nora Maria

Last Name: Van Breda (nee Whitcomb)
First Name: Nora Maria
Date of Birth: 1813
Place of Birth: Gosport, Hampshire, England
Parents – Father: Charles Whitcomb
Parents – Mother: Sophia Louisa Bestly Reed (they were marrid 1813 in Gosport)
Name of Spouse: 1) Benjamin Philips 2) Jacobus Arnoldus Hurter Van Breda
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death: 12 Apr 1853 age 39
Place of Death: Cape Town.

Notes: DN 431/1874. IGI. Children:

Sophia Louisa Van Breda m. to John Cullis
Charlotte Caroline Van Breda, born in Natal, d. 3 Jul 1865 age 20, unmarried.
Nora Maria Van Breda
Jemima Annie m. to Jhn Ball
a male child who died in infancy.

Mar 22, 2018

van den Berg, Bridget Margaret

Last Name:       van der Berg, b. Lawler
First Name:      Bridget Margaret
Date of Birth:    1873
Place of Birth:   Fauresmith, OFS
Parents – Father:    Thomas Lawler
Parents – Mother:   A. Kokemoer
Name of Spouse:    Hendrik Gabriel van den Berg
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:      5 Apr 1896 age 23
Place of Death:     Bloemfontein, OFS

Notes:  Orange Free State DN L-478 image 809.  Children:

Henry Thomas van den Berg

Bridget Annie van den Berg


H, V
Oct 11, 2011

Van den Riet, Van Breda or Harker, Mary West


Last Name:    Van der Riet or Van Breda (nee Harker)
First Name:   Mary West
Date of Birth:   1816
Place of Birth:   Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England
Parents – Father:   Robert Elias Harker
Parents – Mother:   Maria Marsh
Name of Spouse:    1) Van der Riet 2) Alexander van Breda
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place:
Date of Death:    24 Dec 1888 age 72
Place of Death:   Newlands

Notes:   DN 1031/1889.  Children:

by 1st marriage:

Ryne van der Riet

John van der Riet, deceased

Julia Sinclair van der Riet, m. to Wilshire

Maria van der Riet


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