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ANDERSON, William Of Griquatown, Rev.
SCHONKEN, Johanna Maria
STADLER, Anna Frederika
ANDERSON, Bartholomew Ebenezer, Rev.
MELVILLE, Janet Susan

ANDERSON, Ebenezer Thomas


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KAYSER, Frances

ANDERSON, Ebenezer Thomas 2 3 4 5

  • Born: Dec 11, 1851, Dysseldorp, Oudtshoorn District, Cape Colony, Southern Africa 1 4 5
  • Marriage: KAYSER, Frances in Port Elizabeth, Cape Colony, Southern Africa 1
  • Died: Jun 29, 1921, Grahamstown, Albany, Cape Province, Union Of South Africa aged 69 1

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Death Notice Transcription

KAB MOOC 6/9/1922/495 filed 5th March 1921.

Name of Deceased: Ebenezer Thomas ANDERSON
Birthplace: Dysselsdorp, Cape Province
Nationality: European
Father of deceased: Ebenezer Bartholomew ANDERSON (deceased)
Mother of Deceased: Janet Susan MELVILL (deceased)
Age of Deceased: 69 years and 1 month
Occupation: Civil Servant (retired)
Ordinary place of Residence: Uitenhage
Condition in Life: Married out of Community of Property.
Surviving Spouse: Fanny ANDERSON
Pre-deceased Spouse and date of decease:
Place of Last Marriage: Port Elizabeth
Date of Death: June 29th 1921
Place of Death: Grahamstown Hospital, Albany
Children of the Deceased:

Frank Melville ANDERSON
Berthold Kayser ANDERSON
William Wardlaw ANDERSON
Gladys Elliott ANDERSON
Harold Ashton ANDERSON
Henrietta Eileen ANDERSON
Violet Alice ANDERSON
Movable Property: Yes
Immovable Property: Yes
Estate exceeds 300: Yes
Deceased left a Will: Yes
Dated at: Uitenhage on 28th February 1921
Signed by: F. ANDERSON - wife of deceased, present at death.


bullet  Events:

1. Will: Transcription of Bequeasts, Oct 14, 1899, Prince Albert, Cape Colony, Southern Africa. 1 Ebenezer bequeathed the following:-

To Frank Melville ANDERSON, 50, my watch and chain.

To the Congregational Church Hall Fund Treasurer 2 amount of subscriptions of 4 should such be outstanding at the time of my death.

To Barrack Street Day School 10 for improvements.

I hereby nominate Fanny ANDERSON born KAYSER sole and universal heir to my Estate and effects.

I appoint my aforementioned wife and my brother Dr. George Elliott Caldwell ANDERSON as Executrix and Executor and guardians of my minor children.


As my brother George Elliott Caldwell ANDERSON has pre-deceased me I nominate Frank Melville ANDERSON along with my wife as Executrix and Executor.
Signed at Beaufort West on 23rd September 1904.

2. Alt Birth, May 1852, Dysseldorp, Oudtshoorn District, Cape Colony, Southern Africa.

3. Appointment. 6 He served as Chairman of the Congregational Union of South Africa, and worked outstandingly as a magistrate in the Cape for 38 years. (Beaufort West and Uitenhague
According to I.F. Du Preez, He became chairman of the Congregational Union in 1915, and a brother Charles in 1930.

4. Historical, Apr 19, 1913, Pacaltsdorp South Africa. 7 He was invited to unveil the commemorative plaque at the Centenary of Pacaltsdorp

5. Appointment. 8 Acc0rding to this source he was appointed as Magistrate in Beaufort West on the 13 Aug 1904


Ebenezer married Frances KAYSER, daughter of Rev. Henry Christopher KAYSER and Naomi GEARD, in Port Elizabeth, Cape Colony, Southern Africa.1 (Frances KAYSER was born on Apr 7, 1859 4 and died on Feb 1, 1954.)



1 South African Government Papers, Cape Death Notice, KAB MOOC 6/9/1922/495 of 1921 for Ebenezer Thomas ANDERSON. Cit. Date: Oct 14, 2002.

2 Dr. D. F. du Toit MALHERBE, Family Register of a South African Nation (Third Edition published by TEGNIEK STELLENBOSCH, 1966.
This is a wonderful source of clues on specific families, but all data in the publication needs to be verified with Original Sources.), ANDERSON Extract - Page 17. Cit. Date: Oct 7, 2002.

3 South African Government Papers, Cape Death Notice, KAB MOOC 6/9/413/3694 of 1900 for Bartholomew Ebenezer ANDERSON. Cit. Date: Oct 14, 2002.

4 Janet Melville, Stamboom van ANDERSON, William [89741]. Rec. Date: 10th October 2002.

5 J. A. Heese & R.J.T. Lombard, South African Genealogie (SAG), a set of volumes being produced, augmented and maintained by the Genealogical Institute of South Africa (GISA) in Stellenbosch.
, ANDERSON - Vol 1 page 63. Cit. Date: Oct 15, 2002.

6 Herbert H. HELM and Charles W. HELM, THE HELM FAMILY HISTORY (jANUARY 1999, 91 pages, limited distribution.).

7 I.F.Du Preez Ed.D, From Mission Station to Municipality (Published by the Municipality of Pacaltsdorp March 1987.

Copy donated by Bill Elliot Anderson in 2005).

8 W.G.H. en S.Viviers, Die verhaal van Beaufort Wes 1818-1968 (Nationale Boekhandel BPK Kaapstad 1969.).

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