Frank Edwin Blewett, 19161995 (aged 78 years)

Frank Edwin BLEWETT (c. 1976)
Name
Frank Edwin /Blewett/
Given names
Frank Edwin
Surname
Blewett
Birth December 4, 1916 35 31
Citation details: Marriage: Frank Edwin BLEWETT and Denise VERSFELD (1958), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVG-8CBS?cc=2821281 : 18 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2021
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Bessie Bodinnar
May 1, 1918 (aged 1 year) Age: 68
Address: Sheffield Road Cemetery, Cornwall
Citation details: http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fd%2f77166536%2f1 : accessed 4 June 2016
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 1 year)

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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 1 year)

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Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit…

An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world.

Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919 (aged 2 years)

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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 7 years)

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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 12 years)

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Ann Winser
between October 1934 and December 1934 (aged 17 years) Age: 81 years
Citation details: Death: Mary A LOVERING (1934), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1934/4/AZ/000565/134 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Thomas Blewett
June 5, 1936 (aged 19 years)

Citation details: 1936, June 11, p11
Citation details: http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fd%2f77166535%2f1 : accessed 4 June 2016
Burial of a paternal grandfatherJohn Thomas Blewett
calculated June 7, 1936 (aged 19 years)
Address: Sheffield Road Cemetery, Paul, Cornwall
Citation details: 1936, June 11, p11
Funeral notice: John Thomas BLEWETT (1936)
Funeral notice: John Thomas BLEWETT (1936)

Funeral notice (Transcription)

Mr. J. T. Blewett, Mousehole

The funeral of Mr. John Thomas Blewett, aged 89 years, of Gurnick-street, Mousehole, was attended with every mark of respect, in Paul cemetery, on Sunday, the first rites were conducted by the Rev. F. Henderson Brown (superintendent), who also officiated at the graveside. Mr. J. Matthews (organist) led the singing of the hymn "Peace, perfect peace," and played "O rest in the Lord" (Elijah), and the "Dead March" from "Saul."

The mourners were the Misses Olivia A., and Ida Blewett (daughters), Mr. Richard Harvey, Newlyn (brother-in-law), Miss Betty Harvey (niece), Mr. John S. Brownfield (cousin), Mrs. Cyril Wright, Miss Agnes Harvey, Mesdames A. Hoare (Newlyn), Rd. and Jas. Bodinar (nieces), Messrs. Rd. and Jas. Bodinar, Abednego Hoare (nephews), Mr S. Stephens, Miss Janie Kelyn?ck (cousins), Mesdames W. T. Polgrean (Penzance), R. Johns, E. Legg, Miss M. Cary, Messrs. E.C., and Ted Downing, W.F. Hall, E.C. Harvey (Penzance).

Other friends present included Messrs. C. Tregenza, J.P. (Deputy Mayor), H. Tregenza, Joe Madron, J.F. Ladner, A. Toriie, W. Grenfell, J.C. Harry, J. Sampson, W. Hinckley, N., and W. Praed. J. Chapple, E. McClary, R. Humphrys, G. Eddy, T. Cornish, R. Johns, C.B. Simons, W. Pender, J. Wallis, W.A. Thomas (trustee Mount Zion Church), J., and S. Harry, F. Matthews, R. Wroath, John Halse (?), F. Collerr, S. Jeffery, Rd. Thomas, O. Edmonds, R. Pomeroy, D. Sleeman, Mr. and Mrs. E. Tregenza, Mr. and Mrs. R. Cornish, Mr. Trewavas (Newlyn), Mesdames W. Harvey, L. Oliver, Lizzie Hicks, C.B. Simons, W. Richards.

The chosen bearers were Messrs. H. Pomeroy, G.O. Chirgwin, Vivian Johns, Hy. Cary, E. Madron and Jas. Cornish.

Floral tributes were: Wreath "In everlasting remembrance of dear Father," from Liv and Ida; wreath, "In ever loving remembrance of dear Father," from Bet and Ned (Capetown, South Africa), "With Christ which is far better"; wreath, "To dear Father, in loving memory," from Beatie and family (Durban), "Ever at rest,"; wreath, "In loving memory of our dear Father," from Tom Mill and family (Rhodesia), "His end was peace"; spray, "With fondest remembrance of dear Uncle John," from Betty; wreath, "In loving memory of John Thomas," from Mary, Dick and family, Newlyn; posy, "In loving memory," from little Margaret; spray, "A tribute of sympathy," from Hilda and Dick;

"With loving thoughts," from Cyril and Phyllis, Penolva; "In loving memory of dear Uncle John," from Betty and Arthur; "In loving memory of dear Uncle John," from Jim, Olive and family; "In affectionate remembrance," from all at the Anchorage; "In loving remembrance," from Charlie and Annie, Paul; "A token of remembrance," from Annie, Ned, and Teddy; "In loving memory," from Mr. and Mrs. Collett and family, Gurnick House; "With kind memories," from Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Richards; "With sincere sympathy and remembrance," from Lily and family, Gurnick Street.

Source: Cornishman and Cornish Telegraph, 11 June 1936, p11 Transcriber: Chris Theron

Citation details: http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fd%2f77166535%2f1 : accessed 4 June 2016
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 22 years)

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Occupation
mason
1939 (aged 22 years)

Citation details: Marriage: Frank Edwin BLEWETT and Violet Melissa COOOPER (1939), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS29-JQHQ-Y?cc=2821281 : 18 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2021
War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 28 years)

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Death of a motherAmelia Miriam Lovering
June 19, 1947 (aged 30 years) Age: 59 years 7 months
Citation details: Death notice: Amelia Miriam LOVERING (1947), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-14684-30388-34?cc=1837900&wc=M6LS-CWG:163032901,163186001 : accessed 28 December 2014), Death registers > 1942-1947, Vol. 76 > image 199 of 283; National Archives, Harare.
Citation details: Death registration: Amelia Miriam BLEWETT (1947), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4L3Q : 2 May 2016), Amelia Miriam Blewett, 19 Jun 1947; citing Death, Salisbury, Zimbabwe, National Archives, Harare; FHL microfilm 1,145,024 : accessed 10 Dec 2016
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Salisbury, Rhodesia

Citation details: Death notice: Amelia Miriam LOVERING (1947), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS37-K98C-H?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-B11%3A1590242971 : 6 April 2020), 007830332 > image 1707 of 2736; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Sep 2020
Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 31 years)

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Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 37 years)

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Death of a fatherThomas Tom Blewett
1956 (aged 39 years)

Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 41 years)

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MarriageDenise VersfeldView this family
December 30, 1958 Husband: 42 years Wife: 44 years
Citation details: Marriage: Frank Edwin BLEWETT and Denise VERSFELD (1958), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVG-8CBS?cc=2821281 : 18 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2021
Occupation
clerk of works
1958 (aged 41 years)

Citation details: Marriage: Frank Edwin BLEWETT and Denise VERSFELD (1958), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVG-8CBS?cc=2821281 : 18 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2021
Residence 1958 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Marriage: Frank Edwin BLEWETT and Denise VERSFELD (1958), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVG-8CBS?cc=2821281 : 18 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2021
Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 44 years)
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand.
Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 44 years)

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
DivorceDenise VersfeldView this family
about 1965 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: Divorce: Frank Edwin BLEWETT vs Denise BLEWETT (1965), KAB CSC 2/1/1/2556 #01/430
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ILLIQUID CASE. RESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTS. FRANK EDWIN BLEWETT VERSUS DENISE BLEWETT, BORN VERSFELD

MarriageMaria Louisa Francina Baby HanekomView this family
after 1965 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: Divorce: Frank Edwin BLEWETT vs Denise BLEWETT (1965), KAB CSC 2/1/1/2556 #01/430
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (aged 49 years)

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Death of a wifeDenise Versfeld
May 27, 1967 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: Estate index: Denise VERSFELD (1967), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-9T9Q?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9RR%3A1598052327 : 16 February 2020), 007735067 > image 282 of 1128; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2021
DivorceMaria Louisa Francina Baby HanekomView this family
about 1975 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Divorce: Frank Edwin BLEWETT vs Maria Louisa Francina HANEKOM (1975), KAB CSC 2/1/1/4987 #01/3548
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ILLIQUID CASE. RESTITUTION OF CONJUGAL RIGHTS. FRANK EDWIN BLEWETT VERSUS MARIA LOUISA FRANCINA BLEWETT (FORMERLY KRIEGLER, BORN HANEKOM)

Death of a wifeViolet Melissa Cooper
February 11, 1976 (aged 59 years)

Citation details: Estate index: Violet Melissa BLEWETT (1976), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-899P-4?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9B8%3A1598062302 : 5 January 2020), 007735826 > image 794 of 1214; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 May 2021
Citation details: Burial: Violet Melissa BLEWETT (1976), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVY-KQ41?cc=2790463 : 5 November 2019), > image 1 of 1; City of Cape Town, South Africa : accessed 27 Dec 2021
Burial of a wifeViolet Melissa Cooper
after February 11, 1976 (aged 59 years)
Citation details: Burial: Violet Melissa BLEWETT (1976), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVY-KQ41?cc=2790463 : 5 November 2019), > image 1 of 1; City of Cape Town, South Africa : accessed 27 Dec 2021
Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978 (aged 61 years)

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Death of a brotherRichard Pentreath Dick Blewett
December 29, 1980 (aged 64 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Thomas Jack Blewett
1983 (aged 66 years) Age: 69

Occupation
clerk
before 1984 (aged 67 years)

Citation details: Frank Edwin BLEWETT, B023/J12
Residence before 1984 (aged 67 years)
Address: 6 Cypress St, Fortgale, Umtata
Citation details: Frank Edwin BLEWETT, B023/J12
Prime minister
Pieter Willem Botha
from October 9, 1978 to September 14, 1984 (aged 67 years)

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Death of a brotherJames Bodinar Jimmy Blewett
May 28, 1985 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: Probate: James Bodinar BLEWETT (1985), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-Q9V2-K?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9BC%3A1598052397 : 19 January 2020), 007735828 > image 1381 of 2186; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Sep 2020
Executive President
Pieter Willem Botha
from September 14, 1984 to August 15, 1989 (aged 72 years)

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Executive President (acting)
Jan Christiaan Heunis
from January 19, 1989 to March 15, 1989 (aged 72 years)

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Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990 (aged 73 years)

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Death of a wifeMaria Louisa Francina Baby Hanekom
November 19, 1993 (aged 76 years)

Citation details: Maria Louisa Francina BLEWETT (HANEKOM), year of birth: 1918-10-14, year of death: 1993-11-19, https://www.gendatabase.com/surname-name-index.php?q=BLEWETT : accessed 12 Jan 2022
Historical Event
First General Elections
April 27, 1994 (aged 77 years)
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Executive President
Frederik Willem de Klerk
from August 15, 1989 to May 10, 1994 (aged 77 years)

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President
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
from May 10, 1994 to June 14, 1999 (on the date of death)

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Death January 25, 1995 (aged 78 years)

Citation details: Frank Edwin BLEWETT, year of birth: 1916-12-04, year of death: 1995-01-25, https://www.gendatabase.com/surname-name-index.php?q=BLEWETT : accessed 12 Jan 2022