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Johannes Nicolaas Rudolph Joubert

Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Benjamin Joubert and Anna Francina Roets
Husband of Elizabeth Daniellina Maria Gouws
Father of Abraham Benjamin Joubert; Cornelis Ignatius Michael Joubert; Johannes Nicolaas Rudolph Joubert; Petronella Susanna Joubert; Jacobus Petrus Joubert and 3 others
Brother of Jacobus Petrus Joubert

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Johannes Nicolaas Rudolph Joubert

e10 Abraham Benjamin * 16.4.1815 = Graaff-Reinet 23.4.1815 † Ermelo 17.9.1887 x Cradock 24.1.1836 Anna Francina ROETS xx Susanna Maria DE JAGER † Kafferspruit, Ermelo 21.3.1896 (84.-) wed. Fourie en d.v. Lodewyk de Jager en Engela Adriana van Niekerk

f2 Johannes Nicolaas Rudolph x Elizabeth Daniellina Maria Gouws

Middelburg Refugee Camp 1901 – 1902

Personal Details

Name: Mr Johannes Nicolas Rudolf Joubert

Born in camp? No

Died in camp? No

Gender: male

Race: white

Marital status: married

Nationality: Transvaal

Occupation: farmer

Registration as head of family: Yes

Unique ID: 81798

Camp History

Name: Middelburg RC

Age arrival: 57

Date arrival: 06/05/1901

Date departure: 01/08/1902

Destination: Left for farm

Tent number: I 750

Farm History

Name: Doornkop

District: Middelburg

Notes: own a portion


Type: Surrendered

Notes: Aug 1900


Mr Johannes Nicolas Rudolf Joubert

is the husband of Mrs Johannes Nicolas Rudolf Joubert

is the father of Mr Joachim Jacobus Joubert

is the unknown of Master Pieter D Joubert

is the father of Miss Elizabeth Danilina Joubert

is the father of Miss Rachel Cornelia Joubert


Title: DBC 83 Middelburg CR

Type: Camp register

Location: National Archives, Pretoria

Reference No.: DBC 83

Notes: p. 117

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Johannes Nicolaas Rudolph Joubert's Timeline

May 12, 1865
Age 21
May 12, 1867
Age 23
July 21, 1870
Age 26
December 8, 1874
Age 30
May 27, 1877
Age 33
August 21, 1882
Age 38
February 28, 1885
Age 41
December 18, 1887
Age 43
- 1902
Age 57
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.