Herculina Johanna Sophia Coetzer (Steyn), g5h1 (1859 - 1948) MP

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Nicknames: ""Ou Tannie""
Birthplace: Tarkastad, Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Southern Rhodesia
Occupation: Matron at school in Tandaai
Managed by: June Barnes (Buchanan)
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About Herculina Johanna Sophia Coetzer (Steyn), g5h1

Herculina Johanna Sophia Steyn married Wentzel Christoffel Coetzer probably in Cradock around 1880. She is referred to as Johanna in the publication "Many Treks made Rhodesia' page 98, where she and Wentzel are listed as members of the Henry-Steyn Trek which went to Southern Rhodesia in 1895.

The trek was lead by John Henry and Johannes Gerhardus Frederick Steyn who was Herculina's father.

According to the entry in "Many Treks made Rhodesia" the couple traveled with 7 children -

  • Johannes
  • Wentzel
  • Johanna
  • Annie
  • Piet
  • Martha
  • Willem.

Wentzel died in the Melsetter district of Southern Rhodesia on 8th June 1904 of Blackwater fever.

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Herculina Johanna Sophia Coetzer, g5h1's Timeline

1859
July 8, 1859
Tarkastad, Cape, South Africa
September 11, 1859
Cape, South Africa
1880
1880
Age 20
1881
1881
Age 21
Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa
1887
1887
Age 27
Orange Free State, South Africa
1889
July, 1889
Age 29
South Africa
1900
May 17, 1900
Age 40
Melsetter, Southern Rhodesia
1948
June 18, 1948
Age 88
Southern Rhodesia
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South Africa