Hesther Susanna Magdalena Barnard

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Hesther Susanna Magdalena Barnard (Visser)

Also Known As: "Barnard"
Death: November 06, 1914 (61)
Wolmaransstad, Southern DC, North West, South Africa
Place of Burial: Wolmaransstad, Southern DC, North West, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Gert Petrus Visser, b2c12d1e4f6g5 and Anna Christina Elizabeth Visser, a2b2c11d5
Wife of Martinus Kerstoffel Barnard
Mother of Anna Catharina Elizabetha Hudson; Gert Petrus Barnard; Hester Susanna Magdalena Barnard; Aletta Frederika Maritz and Hercules Jacobus Barnard
Sister of Johanna Christina van Aarde; Wilhelmina Magritha Fourie; Janetta Klassina Klopper; Engela Jacoba van Zyl; Catharina Susanna Coetzee and 4 others
Half sister of Juliana Londt

Managed by: Lindie Fourie
Last Updated:

About Hesther Susanna Magdalena Barnard

Ia this her birth date 19 Dec 1854 ? - https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9ZR-6GWT?i=132&cc=2155416&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AQ5LY-MMZM

Hester Suzanna Magdalena Visser Baptism

  • Event Type: Baptism
  • Event Date: 21 Mar 1853
  • Event Place: Fauresmith, Orange Free State, South Africa
  • Birth Date: 29 Dec 1852
  • Father's Name: Gert Petrus Visser
  • Mother's Name: Anna Christina Elizabeth Jacobs



Baptismal record - Gert Petrus Barnard b 18 Jul 1874, bap 9 May 1875

born 18 Jul 1875 (should probably have been 1874), but baptized 9 May 1875 NHK Potchefstroom.

Register appears to record her middle name wrongly. (See Discussion: https://www.geni.com/discussions/186669?msg=1246889)

Baptismal record - Hester Susanna Magdalena Barnard * 24.5.1876 bap 3.1877

  • Parents: Marthinus Christoffel Barnat ; Hester Susanna Magdalena Visser
  • Witnesses: Lod J Bothma [Note: M C Barnard 1st marriage to Wilhelmina Hendrina Fourie: daughter Anna Catharina Maria Barnard x Lodewicus Johannes Bothma] ; 2nd Bothma initials not too clear! GP VISSER ; AC JACOBS


Baptismal record - Aletta Fredrica Barnard * 19.12.1878 bap NHK Potchefstroom 6.4.1879

TAB MHG 91361 1935: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSS4-W3XW-J?i=2005...

  • Parents: Marthinus Christoffel Barnat ; Hester Susanna Visser
  • Witnesses: 3 Barnards and ACE Visser [This may be the mother of Hester SM Visser Barnard: Anna Christina Elizabeth Visser born Jacobs OR Hester’s sister with same name married to Abel Jacobus van Zyl]


  • [DN of Jan Johannes Jacobus Maritz: TAB MHG 91361 1935 with date † 22 Junie 1934 mentioned next to name of A.F. Maritz, but she was the surviving spouse!!]

British Concentration Camps of the South African War 1900-1902

Farm Details

  • Name: Droogkraal
  • District: Wolmaranstad

Persons on Farm

  • Mr Herklaas Jacobus Barnard Unique ID: 152814
  • Mrs Hester Susanna Barnard Unique ID: 153229
  • Miss Hester Susanna Barnard Unique ID: 153230
  • Mr Nicolaas Johannes van Rensburg Unique ID: 156976


Concentration Record Mrs Hester Susanna Barnard

Personal Details

  • Name: Mrs Hester Susanna Barnard
  • Born in camp? No
  • Age died:
  • Died in camp? No
  • Gender: female
  • Race: white
  • Marital status: married
  • Nationality: Transvaal
  • Occupation: farmer
  • Registration as head of family: Yes
  • Unique ID: 153229

Camp History

  • Name: Klerksdorp RC
  • Age arrival: 44
  • Date arrival: 31/05/1901
  • Date departure: 19/12/1902
  • Reason departure: gone to farm
  • Stock into camp: taken by English
  • Tent number: RT 31/549

Farm History

  • Name: Droogkraal
  • District: Wolmaranstad
  • Notes: no property

Status of Husband

  • Type: pow, 31/05/1901
  • Notes:
  • Marthinus Christoffel; no other family fighting

https://www2.lib.uct.ac.za/mss/bccd/Person/153229/Hester_Susanna_Barnard/ https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-1-202769991-1-13698/marthinus-christoffel-barnard-in-myheritage-family-trees


  • Mrs Hester Susanna Barnard
    • is the mother of Miss Hester Susanna Barnard
    • is the mother of Miss baby girl Barnard [Note - more likely the child of above Hester, and this woma's granddaughter - Sharon Doubell 2018]


  • Title: DBC 75 Klerksdorp CR
  • Type: Camp register
  • Location: National Archives, Pretoria
  • Reference No.: DBC 75
  • Notes: p. B-019

Hester Susanna Magdalena Barnard as witness at her daughter Aletta Frederika Maritz (Barnard)’s baptism of the following 2 children:

1. *Carolina Magdalena Susanna Maritz 7.3.1902  NGK Klerksdorp Konsentrasiekamp 16.3.1903 Baptism in KLERKSDORP Concenstration Camp found at NHK WOLMARANSTAD Christenings, memberships, 1892-1952 Image 118:

  • Parents: Jan Johannes Marits ; Aletta “Magdalena” Barnard


2. Marthinus Christoffel Maritz * 22.1.1904  NHK Klerksdorp 25.6.1904

  • Parents Jan Johannes Jacobus Marits ; Aletta Fredrieka Marits gebore Barnard
  • Witnesses: HESTER SUSANNA BARNARD with her son and brother of Aletta Fredrika: HERCULAAS JACOBUS BARNARD


  • *(Jan Johannes Jacobus Maritz was a widower x Adriana Cornelia Johanna Petronella de Graaf s.o. Frans Stephanus Maritz & Carolina Maria Johanna Maritz)

https://www2.lib.uct.ac.za/mss/bccd/Person/2913/Miss_baby_girl_Barnard/ She lived for one day in the concentration camp Klerksdorp and then died. Not mentioned under the Children

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Hesther Susanna Magdalena Barnard's Timeline

December 29, 1852
March 21, 1853
Fauresmith, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa
July 18, 1874
Wolmaransstad, North West, South Africa
May 24, 1876
December 19, 1878
August 16, 1880
November 6, 1914
Age 61
Wolmaransstad, Southern DC, North West, South Africa
Age 61
Wolmaransstad, Southern DC, North West, South Africa

Buried in Witpoort Cemetery, Wolmaransstad, South Africa