SERFONTEIN, Adam Cornelius
(-Abt 1970)
(-Abt 1970)
SERFONTEIN, Christiaan Jacobus
ESTERHUYSEN, Martha Gertruida Christina
(Bef 1842-)
SERFONTEIN, Christiaan Jacobus
(Abt 1870-1940)


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VAN ANTWERPEN, Wilhelmina Christina

SERFONTEIN, Christiaan Jacobus 1

  • Born: Abt 1870 2
  • Marriage: VAN ANTWERPEN, Wilhelmina Christina 8 Sep 1897(?) 1
  • Died: 1940 (?) aged about 70 1

bullet  Events:

1. Historical. 1 Oipa Serfontein lived in Calitzdorp, Cape. He was an ostrich farmer and when the 1929 Wall street crashed, wiped out the feather market, the family moved to Kirkwood in the Sundays River valley and started to grow oranges. The farm was close to Port Elizabeth for exporting ease.


Christiaan married Wilhelmina Christina VAN ANTWERPEN 8 Sep 1897(?).1 (Wilhelmina Christina VAN ANTWERPEN was born in 1870 and died in 1964.)

bullet  Marriage:

1. Anniversary. 1 According to Pam Upton her grandparents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary whilst they lived in Grahamstown during the war. From a previous marriage date of 1897(?) this makes it 1947, confirming a close estimation to within 2 years.



1 Dorothy Serfontein & Family, Serfontein Atlas (Compiled by Dot Serfontein & Tientie van Wyk in 1984.
Supplemented by Jeanette Serfontein (nee Forsyth) spouse of the late Peter Serfontein, and his sister Pamela Upton.).

2 Dr J.A.Heese, South African Genealogies (Published by the Genealogical Society of South Africa).

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