Elizabeth Magdalena Marais, b2c4d3e1f5g5h5

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Elizabeth Magdalena Marais (Smit), b2c4d3e1f5g5h5

Also Known As: "b2c4d3e1f5g5h5"
Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: Potchefstroom, South Africa
Death: August 6, 1915 (40)
Farm Ostend, Melsetta, Southern Rhodesia (Anaemia - ill for 10 months)
Place of Burial: Melsetter, Southern Rhosesia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Abraham Smit and Hester Gertruida Smit, f3
Wife of Barend Daniel Marais
Mother of Barend Daniel Marais, b2...h3i1; Abraham Marais, b2...h3i2; Hester Gertruida Kleynhans, g1h3i3; Barend Daniel Marais, b2...h3i4; Cornelius Hermanus Marais, b2...1h3i5 and 8 others
Sister of Hester Gertruida Smit; Abraham Smit, g1; Hermina Christina Maria Sophia Smit and Willem Jacobus Smit, g2

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About Elizabeth Magdalena Marais, b2c4d3e1f5g5h5

Death Notice - signed 18th Day of Sept 1916 - Melsetter, Southern Rhodesia

Elizabeth Magdalena Marais

Birthplace - Transvaal

Father - Abraham Smith deceased

Mother Hester Gertruida Smith - deceased

Age - 41

Surviving Spouse - Barend Daniel Marais married in community of property

Place of marriage - Transvaal - Johannesburg

Day of Decease - 6th August 1916

Where died - Homestead, Farm Ostend, Melsetter

Names of Children



Hester Gertruida

Minors -

Barend Daniel

Catharina Wilhelmina

Elizabeth Magdalena

Frans Johannes

Susanna Catharina

Diederick Jacobus

Johannes Philippus Jurgens

Johanna Francina

Elizabeth Magdalena died on the birthdate of her daughter Catharina Wilhelmina who was only 13 years old at the time. She was the first child born after her father (Barend Daniel Marais) was released from St. Helena after his confinement there during the Boer war. It fell to her to look after the younger children and she became the "little mother" of the family.

Elizabeth Magdalena Smit, and five children aged between 1 and 7 years, were sent to Balmoral Camp and arrived there as prisoners of war on 19th October 1901, almost a year after her husband was captured. The BCCD entry for the family was - Mrs. Barend Daniel Marais aged 27; ID 60972 Tent number 679 children - Abraham Marais - 8 Hester Gertruida - 7 Barend Daniel - 5 Cornelius Hermanus - 2 Willem Jacobus – 1

On the "Information of a Death" form dated 21 October 1915 -

Died on 6th August 1915 on the Farm Ostend, Melsetter, aged 41 years; born Transvaal; Married; Vause of death - Anaemia - 10 month duration.

Her husband Barend Daniel Marais was the informant

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Elizabeth Magdalena Marais, b2c4d3e1f5g5h5's Timeline

December 13, 1874
Potchefstroom, South Africa
June 3, 1893
Age 18
Heidelberg, Transvaal, South Africa
October 16, 1894
Age 19
March 19, 1896
Age 21
June 19, 1897
Age 22
Age 24
October 31, 1901
Age 26
August 6, 1903
Age 28
Spitzkop, South Africa
September 8, 1905
Age 30
Transvaal, South Africa