Barend Stephanus van der Merwe Bennie Welgemoed, 19061959 (aged 52 years)

Name
Barend Stephanus van der Merwe /Welgemoed/
Given names
Barend Stephanus van der Merwe
Surname
Welgemoed
Nickname
Bennie
Nickname
Bennie
Birth
May 7, 1906 36 27
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 0)
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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 4 years)
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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 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.
Death of a brother
Cause: Inquest verdict: Accidental death from fracture of skull
Quality of data: secondary evidence
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.

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
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
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 12 years)
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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 11 years)
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Note: 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 13 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 18 years)
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Death of a father
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
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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 grandfather
Address: Buxton,
District Stockenstrom
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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
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
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 23 years)
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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 33 years)
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Death of a mother
Address: Greystraat
Cause: Carcinoma of Stomach
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.
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Citation details: b4c2d1e1
War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 39 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 42 years)
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Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 48 years)
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Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 52 years)
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Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (on the date of death)
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Burial of a father
Burial of a mother
Never married
yes
Death
April 1, 1959 (aged 52 years)
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
Burial
Family with parents
father
18691925
Birth: October 12, 1869 29 28
Death: March 11, 1925Tarkastad, Eastern Cape, South Africa
mother
18781940
Birth: November 15, 1878 22 20
Death: March 25, 1940Tarkastad, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Marriage MarriageDecember 14, 1896Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa
14 months
elder brother
18981965
Birth: February 9, 1898 28 19
Death: May 20, 1965Tarkastad, Eastern Cape, South Africa
19 months
elder brother
18991913
Birth: September 2, 1899 29 20
Death: April 3, 1913Tarkastad, Eastern Cape, South Africa
sister
himself
Barend Welgemoed (1939)
19061959
Birth: May 7, 1906 36 27
Death: April 1, 1959
20 months
younger sister
Babes Cloete (c. 1965)
19081989
Birth: January 11, 1908 38 29 Middelburg, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: February 14, 1989Gqeberha, Eastern Cape, South Africa
4 years
younger brother
Willem Izak WELGEMOED (c. 1957)
19111992
Birth: July 20, 1911 41 32
Death: July 7, 1992
19 months
younger sister
15 months
younger sister
Daisy WELGEMOED (c. 1980)
19141987
Birth: May 23, 1914 44 35
Death: July 15, 1987Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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Barend Stephanus van der Merwe (1866–1936) Maria Susanna Catharina Bosch (1864–1947) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe Bennie Welgemoed (1906–1959) Aletta Johanna van der Merwe (1889–) Dirk Hendrik Jacobus Coetzee (1931–2010) Edward Noël Ted Giddy (1931–1998) Petronella Johanna Piekie de Villiers (1907–1973) Charles Thomas Ekron (1873–1935) Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend (1904–1990) Hugo Theron (1918–1987) Judith Daisy Welgemoed (1914–1987) John Maitland Laurie Watermeyer (1916–2000) Roelof Anthonie van der Merwe (1893–) Harriet Hockly (1817–1874) Jacoba Ritchie Erlank (1866–1904) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Dirk Hendrik Jacobus Coetzee (1931–2010) Brenda Law (1910–1999) William Dods Pringle (1809–1876) Alastair Maitland Watermeyer (1902–1980) Christiaan Gert Conradie (1837–1898) Alwin Michael Wiggill (1944–2009) Magdalena Elizabeth Grové (1841–1907) Christian Gert Conradie Christie Theron (1900–1946) Christian Gert Boy Theron (1874–1962) Kate Winifred Winnie Haddon (1873–1945) John George Delport (1896–1949) Muriel Dorothy Evelyn Barnard (1941–2009) Jacoba Egberta Ferreira (1881–1940) Magdalena Elizabeth Lenie Conradie (1883–1951) Johanna Maria Jossie Loubser (1934–2007) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Dirk Albertus Johannes Loubser (1882–1971) Anna Jacoba Elizabeth Greeff (1891–1966) Cynthia Theron (1934–1998) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1872–1937) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1901–1981) Christian Gert Conradie Christie Theron (1900–1946) Vera Theron (1954–2012) Wilhelmina Magdelena Willie Conradie (1877–1973) Léonie-Anastasie Drolez (1855–) Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews (1906–1993) Daniel Hockly (1787–1835) Cornelius Willem Petrus Corneels Cloete (1899–1967) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe (1911–1969) Johannes Frederik John Theron (1880–1971) Aletta C. Lettie Visagie (1921–2002)