Aletta Catharina Reitz

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Aletta Catharina Herold (Reitz), b3

Also Known As: "Joubert", "Herold"
Birthplace: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jan Frederik Reitz SV/PR and Barbara Jacoba van Reenen, SM
Wife of Josua Andries Joubert and Tobias Johannes Herold, Reverend, b7
Mother of Jacobus Gysbert Joubert; Jan Frederik Joubert; Barbara Jacoba Johanna Joubert; Josua Dirk Joubert; Hester Johanna Wilhelmina Joubert and 4 others
Sister of Dirk Gysbert Reitz b1; Gysbert Jan Carel Reitz b2; Jacobus Johannes Reitz b4; Pieter Lourens Reitz b5 and Francis William Reitz b6

Managed by: Brendan Swemmer
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About Aletta Catharina Reitz

From 'A concise history of Port Beaufort & White Sands (also known as Witsand) including Family Trees White Sands & Port Beaufort' written by John McGregor

George Museum - Rev. Tobias Herold married Aletta, widow of Advocate J J Joubert, in Stellenbosch after the death of his first wife. Between them they had 11 children and she bore him 4 more. Aletta wore a wig all her life to hide her red hair which was considered a sign of bad breeding in her day.

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Aletta Catharina Reitz's Timeline

April 9, 1798
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
September 1798
Age 17
Stellenbosch, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa
July 12, 1821
Age 23
September 29, 1822
Age 24
March 15, 1825
Age 26
May 2, 1827
Age 29
January 15, 1829
Age 30
August 15, 1830
Age 32