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About Joseph Brooks

Bygelas n.a.v. e-pos van Linda WILSON van 11 JUL 2010.


Prisoners of War (


Brooks, Joshua, age 67

Elandshoek, Vrede

Captured at Straithnairn on 1902/02/27

Onbekend op onbekend

Return N/a

Shipped to India. Returned 2 May 1902

Name: Broeks, Joshua. Free Stater

Sourced 2016 Oorlogsmuseum, Johannesburg. By A le Roux


Joseph BROOKS, b. 21 NOV 1837, Swellendam, Cape, South Africa; bapt. 18 DEC 1837, Swellendam, Cape, South Africa, m. (1) Hendrika Magdalena TALJAARD, m. (2) Catharina Johanna TALJAARD, b1c1d5e5.

Son of Joseph BROOKS, b. 12 FEB 1816 Surrey, England; d. 8 AUG 1867, Sweethome, Harrismith, Orange Free State, South Africa m.(1) Florentina Martha Helena LUCKE, b. 11 MAR 1804, Cape Town, Cape, South Africa, d. 15 OCT 1841, Swellendam, Cape, South Africa. Joseph m. (2) Anna Christina BLOMERUS, b. 7 SEP 1823.

Children of Joseph BROOKS and Hendrika Magdalena TALJAARD:-

Johannes Jochemus BROOKS

Florentina Magdalena BROOKS

Dirk Christiaan BROOKS

Elizabeth Magdalena BROOKS

Anna Christina BROOKS

Children of Joseph BROOKS and Catharina Johanna TALJAARD:-

Joseph Cornelis BROOKS, b. 18 DEC 1859, Bredasdorp, Cape, South Africa, Natal Rebel during ABW, POW m. Catharina Gertruida RALL, b. 29 MAR 1866

Jacob Cornelis BROOKS, b. 15 SEP 1861, Bredasdorp, Cape, South Africa, POW during ABW

Hendrik William BROOKS, b. 23 SEP 1863, d. 17 JUL 1949, Memel, Orange Free State, South Africa, POW during ABW m. Maria Catharina Elizabeth RALL, b. 8 JUN 1875

Gerhardus Adriaan BROOKS, b. 23 DEC 1865

Catharina Magdalena Hendrina BROOKS, b. 18 OCT 1867

Brother of:-

Susara Susanna BROOKS, b. 25 DEC 1835, m. Hans Jacob GROENEWALD

Elizabeth Johanna BROOKS, m. Jacob Cornelis TALJAARD

Eva Johanna BROOKS, b. 8 JUN 1840, d. 13 JAN 1842

Half brother of:-

Children of Joseph BROOKS and Anna Christina BLOMERUS

William BROOKS, b. 8 APR 1845

Anna Christina BROOKS, b. 20 MAY 1848, Cape, South Africa, d. 25 FEB 1888, At residence, Mowbray, Harrismith, Orange Free State, South Africa, m. Charles Oberlin CARBUTT

William Joseph BROOKS, b. 23 OCT 1850

Catherina Elizabeth BROOKS, b. 13 OCT 1852, Cape, South Africa, d. 26 JUN 1909, m. Willem Daniel ADENDORFF

James Stephen Benjamin BROOKS, b. 20 JUL 1855, Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa

Johannes Zacharias BROOKS, b. 25 NOV 1857, d. 15 APR 1929, Malta, Harrismith, Orange Free State, South Africa, m. Maria Catharina PAPENFUS

William Henry Bell BROOKS, b. 24 SEP 1859, Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa, d. 18 NOV 1938, Bothas Vlei, Harrismoth, Orange Free State, South Africa, m. Maria Elizabeth Catarina RALL

Thomas Donald Barry BROOKS, b. 2 MAY 1863

Added by Y. DROST, 6 JAN 2013



Image 12 :

Marriage solemized at St. John Baptist Church in the Parish of Harrismith in the District of Harrismith, Orange River Colony in 1909.

No. 234

Married on 21 JUL 1909

Joseph BROOKS, aged 68, Widower, Farmer, of Kiesbeen, dist. Harrismith


Augusta Frederica Henrietta BARDNER, aged 49, Widow, Farmer, of The ?, dist. Harrismith

Marriage solemnized between J. BROOKS and Auguste Friedericka Henriette BARDNER

In the presence of J. C. BROOKS and G. A. TALJAARD.

Bygevoeg deur Y. DROST, 14 MAART 2017


VAB/MHG/LEER/02/27011/1 BROOKS, Auguste Fredericke Henriette. Gebore BRUMMERSTEDTEN. Died 1935.

Bygevoeg deur Y. DROST, 14 MAART 2017


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Joseph Brooks's Timeline

November 21, 1837
Cape, South Africa
December 18, 1859
Bredasdorp, Suid-Afrika
September 15, 1861
Bredasdorp, Suid-Afrika
September 23, 1863
December 23, 1865
Bredasdorp, Suid-Afrika
October 18, 1867
Bredasdorp, Suid-Afrika
Riversdale, Western Cape, South Africa
December 17, 1871
July 30, 1875