Sara Susanna Joubert (1872 - d.)

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Nicknames: "Sara Susanna Mulder"
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Managed by: Lea Herbst
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About Sara Susanna Joubert

f5 Andries Johannes * 3.2.1836 = Swellendam 5.5.1836 x Hester Susanna BROODRYK

g8 Sara Susanna * 23.4.1872 = 4.8.1872

Baberton Refugee Camp 1901 – 1902

Personal Details

Name: Mrs Susara Susanna Mulder

Born in camp? No

Died in camp? No

Gender: female

Race: white

Marital status: widowed

Nationality: Transvaal

Registration as head of family: Yes

Unique ID: 111327

Camp History

Name: Barberton RC

Age arrival: 29

Date arrival: 13/07/1901

Date departure: 30/07/1901

Reason departure: Per wire of the District Commissioner Lydenburg

Destination: Newcastle

Tent number: 492 1/10

Farm History

Name: Wilgerkraal

District: Lydenburg

Relationships

Mrs Susara Susanna Mulder

is the Mother of Miss Hester Susanna Mulder

is the Mother of Miss Georgina Stanley Mulder

is the Mother of Master Alfred Stanley Mulder

is the adoptive mother of Master Pieter Rautenbach

is the daughter of Mr Andries Johannes Joubert

Sources

Title: DBC 54 Barberton CR

Type: Camp register

Location: National Archives, Pretoria

Reference No.: DBC 54

Notes: p.177

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Sara Susanna Joubert's Timeline

1872
April 23, 1872
August 4, 1872
South Africa
1901
February 1, 1901
- July 5, 1902
Age 28

The camps were formed by the British army to house the residents of the two Boer republics of the South African Republic and the Orange Free State. They were established towards the end of 1900, after Britain had invaded the Boer republics. This database was designed to investigate mortality and morbidity in the camps during the war. Although it will include everyone listed in the registers during the war, it usually excludes returning prisoners-of-war and men who came back from commando at the end of the war, as well as the considerable movement of people which took place after 31 May 1902, when families were repatriated to their homes.

Barberton camp was opened at the beginning of February 1901 but it grew slowly. By the end of August 1901 it only had about 2,000 inmates, small by the standards of most camps. It was situated to the south-west of the town on high ground. Both Dr Kendal Franks and the Ladies Committee were very taken with the lovely setting, surrounded by high hills, close to the Swaziland border. B. Graumann, who was superintendent throughout the war, sent in terse reports so it is often difficult to glean much about the life of the camp. He appears to have been an efficient man, however, and he was much praised by Kendal Franks, when he visited the camp in August 1901. The camp was beautifully pitched, the tents laid out with the utmost regularity (which always impressed the British authorities) and there was a general appearance of order and cleanliness. At the beginning of August there was an influx of over 1,000 Boers and a second camp was established in the local agricultural showgrounds.

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

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