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TURNER, Catherine
(Abt 1738-1797)
SCHONKEN, Bartholomeus
VAN ELLEWEE, Elizabeth Maria
ANDERSON, William of Griquatown, Rev.
SCHONKEN, Johanna Maria
ANDERSON, Maria Elizabeth


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ANDERSON, Maria Elizabeth 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Mar 26, 1811, Cape Town, Cape Colony, Southern Africa 1 3 4
  • Christened: Apr 14, 1811, By Rev. Mr. Maiyor In Cape Town, Cape Colony, Southern Africa 1 3 4 5
  • Died: Jul 8, 1900, Wyders River, District Riversdale, Cape Colony, Southern Africa at age 89 2
  • Buried: Family Grave, Wyders River. 6

bullet  Christening Notes:

Maria was baptised by Rev. Manger.

bullet  Death Notes:

Death Notice Transcription

KAB MOOC 6/9/408/2966 Filed on 15th August 1900. Ref 215/13.

Name of Deceased: Maria Elizabeth ANDERSON
Birthplace: Cape Town
Father of deceased: William ANDERSON
Mother of Deceased: Johanna Maria ANDERSON born SCHONKEN
Age of Deceased: 89 years
Ordinary place of Residence:
Condition in Life: Unmarried
Surviving Spouse:
Pre-deceased Spouse and date of decease:
Date of Death: 8th July 1900
Place of Death: At the residence of Mr Henry HELM, Wyders River, District Riversdale.
Children of the Deceased:
Movable Property: Yes
Immovable Property: No
Estate exceeds 300:
Deceased left a Will: Yes
Dated at: Riversdale on 27th July 1900
Signed by: H.W. HELM - Nephew of the deceased.


bullet  Events

Occupation, 1855, Swellendam South Africa. 6 7 8 She and her sister Wilhelmina opened a school at Swellendam(Morgenzon) which they called "the Home" after their father's death, whilst their elder sister Kitty(Catherine) attended to the domestic part. After nearly 20 years in Swellendam, these highly respected ladies retired to Zuurbraak where they joined their widdowed sister Johanna and live out their lives there.



1 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.

2 South African Government Papers, Cape Death Notice, KAB MOOC 6/9/408/2966 of 1900 for Maria Elizabeth ANDERSON. Cit. Date: Oct 14, 2002.

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

4 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.

5 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).

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

7 Peter S. Anderson, Weapons of Peace: The Story of William and Johanna Anderson. (Published by Logos Production House, Unit 1011-1012, Fo Tan Industrial Centre, 26-28 Au Pui Wan St., Fo Tan, Shatin, N.T. Hong Kong. Tel:2687-0331 Fax; (852) 2687-0281.
First English Edition May 1995 Copyright 1995 by Peter S. Anderson.
ISBN 962-457-091-4). Rec. Date: Aug 9, 2003.

8 T.A.Anderson, The Story of Pacaltsdorp and Some Reminiscences (Made and Printed by Long & Co. (Pty) Ltd.
297 Kempston Road, Port Elizabeth.
Authors Note April 1957). Rec. Date: Aug 9, 2003.

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