Christina Marthina Botha

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Christina Marthina Botha

Also Known As: "Mrs. Stefanus Johannes Joubert; Christina Maria Botha"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Standerton, Eastvaal District Council, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Death: Died in Bethal, Eastvaal District Council, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Wife of Stephanus Johannes Johannes Joubert
Mother of Anna Sophia Joubert; Gideon Joubert; Hermanus Joachim Joubert; Johanna Magdalena Joubert and Christiaan Gerhardus JOUBERT

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About Christina Marthina Botha

Middelburg Refugee Camp 1901 – 1902

Personal Details

Name: Mrs Stefanus Johannes Joubert

Born in camp? No

Died in camp? No

Gender: female

Race: white

Marital status: married

Nationality: Transvaal

Registration as head of family: Yes

Unique ID: 86730

Camp History

Name: Middelburg RC

Age arrival: 25

Date arrival: 03/07/1901

Farm History

Name: Uitgedaag / Uitgedacht

District: Bethal

Status of Husband

Type: On commando

Notes: Age: 34 - Farmer

Relationships

Mrs Stefanus Johannes Joubert

is the mother of Master Gideon Joubert

is the mother of Master Hermanus Joachim Joubert

is the mother of Miss Johanna Magdalena Joubert

is the mother of Miss Anna Sofia Joubert

Sources

Title: DBC 84 Middelburg CR

Type: Camp register

Location: National Archives, Pretoria

Reference No.: DBC 84

Notes: p. 186

DEPOT TAB SOURCE MHG TYPE LEER VOLUME_NO 0 SYSTEM 01 REFERENCE 3845/44 PART 1 DESCRIPTION JOUBERT, CHRISTINA MARTHINA. BORN BOTHA. STARTING 19440000 ENDING 19440000

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Christina Marthina Botha's Timeline

1876
March 11, 1876
Standerton, Eastvaal District Council, Mpumalanga, South Africa
1889
1889
Age 12
1896
October 21, 1896
Age 20
1898
1898
Age 21
1899
December 28, 1899
Age 23
1901
1901
- 1902
Age 24
South Africa

Middelburg camp presents a problem in trying to understand why so many people died in the camps. It was the largest camp in the Transvaal system, reaching over 7,000 inmates at one point, and the reports of Dr Kendal Franks and the Ladies Committee suggest that it was very badly run. Dr Franks was critical of the layout of the camp and complained that the administration was ‘lax’, while the Ladies Committee thought it ‘one of the most unsatisfactory we have seen’.1 An intake of over 3,000 in May 1901 brought in desperately impoverished and debilitated people, which precipitated disease. By all these criteria the mortality in Middelburg ought to have been amongst the worst in the system, yet this was not the case, as a comparison with Mafeking camp shows. Indeed, apart from the May peak (a pattern which appeared in almost all the camps) mortality was little worse than the camp average, which was a record few camps achieved.

http://www2.lib.uct.ac.za/mss/bccd/Histories/Middelburg/

1910
January 19, 1910
Age 33
Bethal, Eastvaal District Council, Mpumalanga, South Africa
1944
July 22, 1944
Age 68
Bethal, Eastvaal District Council, Mpumalanga, South Africa
1944
Age 67
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