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Hendrik Paul WelgemoedAge: 55 years18691925

Name
Hendrik Paul Welgemoed
Given names
Hendrik Paul
Surname
Welgemoed
Birth October 12, 1869 29 28

Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d4
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBBELAAR (1899), MOOC 6/9/387 #1155, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8S9P-4?mode=g image 670/2166 : accessed 4 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: Welgemoed p1111, b3c6d3.
Text:

02 OCT 1869

Citation details: Baptism: Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED (1869), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-8SZX-X?i=525&cat=994807 : accessed 10 Aug 2019
Note: Date in Geslagsregisters van ou Kaapse Families is incorrect.
Baptism December 5, 1869 (Age 54 days)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d4
Text:

Cradock

Citation details: Baptism: Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED (1869), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-8SZX-X?i=525&cat=994807 : accessed 10 Aug 2019
Birth of a daughter
#1
Maria Magaretha “Meraai” Welgemoed

Source: LT GEDCOM
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid Johannes Welgemoed
June 10, 1871 (Age 19 months) Age: 78 years 4 months
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death Notice: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1871) (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-CVQZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S83%3A1598082379 : 12 September 2017), 007844945 > image 219 of 2137; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa.
Birth of a sisterMaria Elizabeth Welgemoed
November 9, 1871 (Age 2 years)

Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d5
Citation details: Baptism: Maria Elizabeth WELGEMOED (1871), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-8SZ6-W?cat=994807 : accessed 22 Dec 2019
Baptism of a sisterMaria Elizabeth Welgemoed
December 24, 1871 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d5
Citation details: Baptism: Maria Elizabeth WELGEMOED (1871), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-8SZ6-W?cat=994807 : accessed 22 Dec 2019
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 3 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Birth of a sisterJohanna Hendrina Elisabeth Welgemoed
February 21, 1875 (Age 5 years)
Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: Welgemoed p1111, b3c6d4.
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d6
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBBELAAR (1899), MOOC 6/9/387 #1155, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8S9P-4?mode=g image 670/2166 : accessed 4 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a paternal grandmotherMaria Elizabeth Krugel
June 13, 1875 (Age 5 years) Age: 65 years 2 months
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death Notice: Maria Elizabeth KRUGEL 1875 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GQSR-5?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 12 September 2017), 007844947 > image 829 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa.
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Catharina Welgemoed
February 3, 1878 (Age 8 years)

Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d7
Baptism of a sisterElizabeth Catharina Welgemoed
April 11, 1878 (Age 8 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d7
Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hofmeyr : accessed 1 June 2016
Text:

Founded in 1873, the town was initially named Maraisburg. To avoid confusion with the Gauteng area of Maraisburg it was renamed Hofmeyr in 1911

Birth of a brotherJohannes Godliep Welgemoed
October 25, 1879 (Age 10 years)

Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d8
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBBELAAR (1899), MOOC 6/9/387 #1155, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8S9P-4?mode=g image 670/2166 : accessed 4 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism of a brotherJohannes Godliep Welgemoed
November 30, 1879 (Age 10 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d8
Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hofmeyr : accessed 1 June 2016
Text:

Founded in 1873, the town was initially named Maraisburg. To avoid confusion with the Gauteng area of Maraisburg it was renamed Hofmeyr in 1911

War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 11 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Boer War
Birth of a brotherNicolaas Johannes Welgemoed
September 10, 1881 (Age 11 years)

Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: Welgemoed p1111, b3c6d5.
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d9
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBBELAAR (1899), MOOC 6/9/387 #1155, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8S9P-4?mode=g image 670/2166 : accessed 4 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Economic Event 1881 (Age 11 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area
Baptism of a brotherNicolaas Johannes Welgemoed
October 23, 1881 (Age 12 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d9
Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hofmeyr : accessed 1 June 2016
Text:

Founded in 1873, the town was initially named Maraisburg. To avoid confusion with the Gauteng area of Maraisburg it was renamed Hofmeyr in 1911

Birth of a sisterLouisa Petronella Welgemoed
November 18, 1882 (Age 13 years)

Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d10
Baptism of a sisterLouisa Petronella Welgemoed
April 29, 1883 (Age 13 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d10
Death of a maternal grandfatherWillem Isaak Grobler
January 13, 1886 (Age 16 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Isaak GROBLER (1886), MOOC 6/9/229 #177/1886, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-D9HT-D?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Z%3A1598082388 : 12 September 2017), 007844955 > image 191 of 2041; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Jan 2019
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
Text:

13.6.1886

Source: Stamouers
Economic Event 1886 (Age 16 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.
Marriage of a siblingDavid Johannes WelgemoedJacoba Susanna Johanna Petronella EnslinView this family
February 13, 1888 (Age 18 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d1
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Citation details: Death notice: Jacoba Susanna Petronella ENSLIN (1898), MOOC 6/9/382 #3318, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-XVBX?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8V%3A1598092309 : 12 June 2018), 007844971 > image 1194 of 2282; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 24 Sep 2018
Citation details: Marriage: David Johannes WELGEMOED and Jacoba Susanna Johanna Petronella ENSLIN (1888), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-G92Q-S?i=839&cat=994807 : accessed 30 June 2019
Marriage of a siblingWillem Izak WelgemoedMartha Catharina Elizabeth EnslinView this family
June 24, 1895 (Age 25 years)
Address: NGK, Cradock
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d3
MarriageElizabeth Margaretha WelgemoedView this family
December 14, 1896 Husband: 27 years Wife: 18 years
Address: NGK
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d4
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c2d1e1
Citation details: Marriage: Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED and Elizabeth Margaretha WELGEMOED (1896), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-G9KZ-L?i=910&cat=994807 : accessed 9 Aug 2019
Birth of a son
#2
Hendrik Paul “Ouboet” Welgemoed
February 9, 1898 (Age 28 years)

Citation details: CD v16, b4 c7 d4 e1
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d4e1
Baptism of a sonHendrik Paul “Ouboet” Welgemoed
May 1, 1898 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d4e1
Birth of a son
#3
David Johannes Welgemoed
September 2, 1899 (Age 29 years)

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Baptism: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1899), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-97QD-Q?cc=1478678 : 2 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; State Archives, Cape Province : accessed 2 Mar 2021
Death of a fatherHendrik Paul Welgemoed
about 1899 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7, no place
Note: Questionable
Death of a motherJohanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar
March 6, 1899 (Age 29 years) Age: 58 years 4 months
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Johanna Hendrina Elizabetha GROBLAAR: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-438935-58?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1899 > Cradock > image 89 of 352; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: March 11, 1899
Text:
  1. Plaats van Overlede: Eigen huis te Brakfontein,
  2. Plaats bepaald voor de Begrafenis: Brakfontein
  3. Oorzaken van Dood: Bors water
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Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBBELAAR (1899), MOOC 6/9/387 #1155, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8S9P-4?mode=g image 670/2166 : accessed 4 March 2017
Date of entry in original source: March 9, 1899
Quality of data: primary evidence
Residence 1899 (Age 29 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Baptism: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1899), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-97QD-Q?cc=1478678 : 2 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; State Archives, Cape Province : accessed 2 Mar 2021
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 31 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
Death of a maternal grandmotherJudith Magdalena Odendaal
October 30, 1901 (Age 32 years)
Address: Elandsfontein, Ward 2, Subdistrict Venterstad, District Albert
Cause: old age
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Judith Magdalena ODENDAL: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-36875-99?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1901 > Albert > image 254 of 309; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: November 1, 1901
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Judith Magdalena ODENDAAL (1901), MOOC 6/9/441 #4318/1901, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-G9NW-Z?i=1714&cat=331262 image 1715/2149 : accessed 21 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
Text:

3 October 1901 Burgersdorp

Source: Stamouers
Note: [SAG 2] partially wrong data
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 29 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province
Baptism of a sonDavid Johannes Welgemoed
November 5, 1899 (Age 30 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Baptism: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1899), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-97QD-Q?cc=1478678 : 2 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; State Archives, Cape Province : accessed 2 Mar 2021
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 34 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Birth of a son
#4
Barend Stephanus van der Merwe “Bennie” Welgemoed
May 7, 1906 (Age 36 years)

Epidemic 1906 (Age 36 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Birth of a daughter
#5
Johanna Hendrina Grobler “Babes” Welgemoed
January 11, 1908 (Age 38 years)
Note: Op 'n plaas. Haar broer "Ouboet" is op Palingkloof, Cradock Distrik gebore. Dalk dieselfde plaas?
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 40 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Birth of a son
#6
Willem Izak Welgemoed
July 20, 1911 (Age 41 years)

Citation details: Willem Izak WELGEMOED, W007/M14
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Baptism: Willem Izaak WELGEMOED (1911), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-99S1-S?cc=1478678 : 9 December 2020), > image 1 of 1; State Archives, Cape Province : accessed 2 Mar 2021
Baptism of a sonWillem Izak Welgemoed
August 27, 1911 (Age 41 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Baptism: Willem Izaak WELGEMOED (1911), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-99S1-S?cc=1478678 : 9 December 2020), > image 1 of 1; State Archives, Cape Province : accessed 2 Mar 2021
Epidemic 1912 (Age 42 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
Birth of a daughter
#7
Elizabeth Helena “Poppie” Welgemoed
February 19, 1913 (Age 43 years)

Citation details: Gravestone: Elizabeth Helena 'Poppie' BOTHA (1913-1980), (http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1201685 : accessed 4 June 2016
Death of a sonDavid Johannes Welgemoed
April 3, 1913 (Age 43 years)
Cause: Inquest verdict: Accidental death from fracture of skull
Citation details: cf Stories: Ouma Babes - in haar eie woorde
Text:

'n Grondwal net buite Tarkastad op die Queenstown pad val op David en hy versmoor.

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration David Johannes WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21986-19722-34?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1913 > Tarka > image 40 of 116; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: April 3, 1913
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1913), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G56W-XQ6?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8M3%3A142477501%2C142185201 : 10 June 2019), Year Unknown > Tarka > image 47 of 316; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 22 Sep 2020
Birth of a daughter
#8
Judith “Daisy” Welgemoed
May 23, 1914 (Age 44 years)

Citation details: Judith WELGEMOED, W007/K13
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 44 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 48 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Spanish flu: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world
Death of a brotherJohannes Godliep Welgemoed
December 21, 1923 (Age 54 years) Age: 44 years 1 month

Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d8
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gotlieb WELGEMOED (1923), MOOC 6/9/2561 #3270, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BB-P38R-4?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9KK%3A1598032462 : 24 January 2018), 007731739 > image 605 of 774; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Oct 2018
Occupation
official of town council
before 1925 (Age 55 years)
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22061-11147-56?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1925 > Tarka > image 52 of 138; National Archives, Pretoria.
Text:

stadsraad beampte

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death March 11, 1925 (Age 55 years)
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22061-11147-56?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1925 > Tarka > image 52 of 138; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: March 12, 1925
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d4
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration: Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED (1925), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G56W-X9C?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8M3%3A142477501%2C142185201 : 10 June 2019), Year Unknown > Tarka > image 48 of 316; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 18 Sep 2020
Burial
  1. Generation 1
    1. Hendrik Paul Welgemoed, official of town council (before 1925), son of Hendrik Paul Welgemoed and Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar, was born on October 12, 1869 and died on March 11, 1925 in Tarkastad, Eastern Cape at the age of 55. He married Elizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed (first cousin once removed descending), daughter of David Johannes Welgemoed and Maria Elizabeth van der Merwe, on December 14, 1896 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She was born on November 15, 1878 and died on March 25, 1940 in Tarkastad, Eastern Cape at the age of 61.

  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Maria Magaretha “Meraai” Welgemoed, teacher, daughter of Hendrik Paul Welgemoed and Elizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed. She died after September 1964.

      Maria Magaretha “Meraai” Welgemoed had 1 child.

    2. Johanna Hendrina Grobler “Babes” Welgemoed

      Johanna Hendrina Grobler “Babes” Welgemoed, onderwyseres (between 1929 and 1937) and onderwyseres (from 1938), daughter of Hendrik Paul Welgemoed and Elizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed, was born on January 11, 1908 in Middelburg, Eastern Cape and died on February 14, 1989 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape at the age of 81. She married Cornelius Willem Petrus “Corneels” Cloete (father’s great-uncle’s great-great-grandson), son of Willem Jacobus Cloete and Jacoba Ritchie Erlank.

      Johanna Hendrina Grobler “Babes” Welgemoed and Cornelius Willem Petrus “Corneels” Cloete had 2 children.

    3. Willem Izak Welgemoed

      Willem Izak Welgemoed, shopowner (before 1984), son of Hendrik Paul Welgemoed and Elizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed, was born on July 20, 1911 and died on July 7, 1992 at the age of 80. He married Adriana Johanna “Attie” Coetzee, daughter of Private and Private.

      Willem Izak Welgemoed and Adriana Johanna “Attie” Coetzee had 3 children.

    4. Elizabeth Helena “Poppie” Welgemoed, daughter of Hendrik Paul Welgemoed and Elizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed, was born on February 19, 1913 and died on July 24, 1980 at the age of 67. She married Theodorus “Theo” Botha (third cousin once removed ascending), son of Joseph Frederik Botha and Henrietta Adriana Meintjies Olivier.

      Elizabeth Helena “Poppie” Welgemoed and Theodorus “Theo” Botha had 3 children.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.