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HELM, Daniel Johannes, Rev.
ANDERSON, Johanna Maria Williamina
ANDERSON, Bartholomew Ebenezer, Rev.
MELVILLE, Janet Susan
HELM, Henry William
ANDERSON, Anna Frederica
HELM, Bertha Maria Catherine


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HELM, Bertha Maria Catherine 1 2

  • Born: Jan 6, 1870, Albertina, Cape Colony, Southern Africa 2
  • Died: Jan 20, 1929 aged 59 2
  • Buried: Family Cemetery Wyders River. 3

bullet   Another name for Bertha was HELM, Bertha Maria Catharina.2


bullet  Notes:

Bertha was a Missionary worker in Malawi between 1897 and 1927. 2


bullet  Events:

1. Occupation. 4 This source says she worked in Njassaland (now Malawi)

2. Occupation. 3 She was a missionary in Nyassaland (now Malawe)

3. Historical. 3 This source gives a glowing tribute to Bertha and her missionary work in Nyasaland. Dr.Murray, head of the Nyasa mission wrote that no-one in that missionary field, surpassed her dedication. Humilility was the cornerstone of her life.
Due to ill health she returned to Wyders River just weeks before her mother died.



1 South African Government Papers, Cape Death Notice, KAB MOOC 6/9/3220/16426 of 1927 for Anna Frederica HELM née ANDERSON. Cit. Date: Oct 14, 2002.

2 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.
, Vol 3 Page 287. Cit. Date: Oct 15, 2002.

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

4 Familia (Vol II 1965/66 No.3 including "By die kwartierstaat van General J.C.Smuts" by J.Van der Byl), A Compact Disc of the Quarterly Journal of the Genealogical Society of South Africa from 1964 t0 1999. Cit. Date: Jul 3, 2003.

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