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Barend Welgemoed (1939)

Barend Stephanus van der Merwe “Bennie” WelgemoedAge: 52 years19061959

Name
Barend Stephanus van der Merwe “Bennie” Welgemoed
Given names
Barend Stephanus van der Merwe
Surname
Welgemoed
Nickname
Bennie
Nickname
Bennie
Birth May 7, 1906 36 27

Epidemic 1906

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Birth of a sisterJohanna Hendrina Grobler “Babes” Welgemoed
January 11, 1908 (Age 20 months)
Note: Op 'n plaas. Haar broer "Ouboet" is op Palingkloof, Cradock Distrik gebore. Dalk dieselfde plaas?
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 4 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Birth of a brotherWillem Izak Welgemoed
July 20, 1911 (Age 5 years)

Epidemic 1912 (Age 5 years)

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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 sisterElizabeth Helena “Poppie” Welgemoed
February 19, 1913 (Age 6 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 brotherDavid Johannes Welgemoed
April 3, 1913 (Age 6 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 sisterJudith “Daisy” Welgemoed
May 23, 1914 (Age 8 years)

Citation details: Judith WELGEMOED, W007/K13
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 8 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 11 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 fatherHendrik Paul Welgemoed
March 11, 1925 (Age 18 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
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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
Death of a maternal grandfatherDavid Johannes Welgemoed
June 30, 1925 (Age 19 years) Age: 69 years 6 months
Address: Buxton, District Stockenstrom
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c2d1
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration David Johannes WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22061-14251-50?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1925 > Stockenstrom > image 111 of 240; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: July 1, 1925
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: David Johan WELGEMOED (1925), MOOC 6/9/2820 #8439/1925, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BK-Y7MJ?i=792&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 23 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Death of a motherElizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed
March 25, 1940 (Age 33 years)
Address: Greystraat
Cause: Carcinoma of Stomach
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Elizabeth Margariet WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-92778-1?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1940 > Tarka > image 26 of 96; National Archives, Pretoria.
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7d4
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c2d1e1
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 33 years)

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Note: World War II
Never marriedyes

Death April 1, 1959 (Age 52 years)

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Citation details: Death registration: Barend Stefanus van der Merwe WELGEMOED (1959), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G56W-69B?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8M3%3A142477501%2C142185201 : 10 June 2019), Year Unknown > Tarka > image 138 of 316; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 22 Sep 2020
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    1. Barend Stephanus van der Merwe “Bennie” Welgemoed

      Barend Stephanus van der Merwe “Bennie” Welgemoed, son of Hendrik Paul Welgemoed and Elizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed, was born on May 7, 1906 and died on April 1, 1959 at the age of 52.