James Peter Entress (c.1877 - 1939)

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Birthplace: Cape Town, WC, South Africa
Death: Died in Cape Town, WC, South Africa
Managed by: Craig George Sheldon
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About James Peter Entress


James Peter Entress, surviving spouse Martha Susanna Entress (Brink)

Born/Nationality: Cape Town, South African

Parents: Deceased

Age: 62 years 11 months

Occupation: Pensioner

Residence: 49 Beach Road, Mouille Point, Cape Town

Married to: Martha Susanna Entress (Brink) in community; not previously married; at Newlands, Cape Town

Died: 21 Dec. 1939 at 49 Beach Road


- Albert Edward Entress

- James Claude Entress

- Harold Berrange Brink Entress

- Joyce Reid (born Entress), married in community of property to Laurence Reid

Signed by: James Claude Entress


James' Estate Papers also included a copy of his 19 Jan. 1933 Will.

In the Will, his son James Claude Entress is described as being employed as a Telegraph and Telephone Electrician at the General Post Office, Cape Town.

In the inventory Martha Susanna Entress' address is given as Whitburn Gardens, Wynberg, Cape Town.


In the 1908 baptism record of James and Martha's son, Harold, James' occupation is given as "Driver, Cape Government Railway"; they were living in the Railway Camp, Beaufort West.

Source: FamilySearch.org, "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1850-2004", George, Beaufort West, Christ Church : Baptisms 1905-1930, Image No.: 11, Entry No.: 83

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James Peter Entress's Timeline

Cape Town, WC, South Africa
January 25, 1898
Age 21
Cape Town, South Africa

Source: FamilySearch.org, "Cape Town, Newlands, St Andrew, Marriages 1876-1958", Image no.: 70

November 15, 1898
Age 21
South Africa
February 7, 1900
Age 23
South Africa
March 22, 1905
Age 28
Beaufort West, Central Karoo DC, Western Cape, South Africa
March 22, 1908
Age 31
Beaufort West, Central Karoo DC, Western Cape, South Africa

Source: FamilySearch.org, "South Africa, Western Cape, Estate Files, 1966-2004", 1974 : 6126-6179, Image Nos.: 59 - 70

December 21, 1939
Age 62
Cape Town, WC, South Africa
South Africa