Martinus Kerstoffel Barnard

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Martinus Kerstoffel Barnard

Also Known As: "Marthinus Christoffel"
Birthplace: Beaufort West, Central Karoo DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: July 16, 1911 (76)
Wolmaransstad, Southern DC, North West, South Africa
Place of Burial: Wolmaransstad, Southern DC, North West, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacobus Nicolaas Frederik Barnard, b2c4d9e2 and Maria Elizabeth Botha
Husband of Hendrina Wilhelmina Barnard and Hesther Susanna Magdalena Barnard
Father of Jacobus Nicolaas Barnard; Anna Catharina Maria Bothma; Maria Elizabeth Barnard; David Johannes Barnard; Hendrina Wilhelmina Bothma and 8 others
Brother of Christina Elizabeth Barnard; Aletta Frederica Barnard; Christiaan Frederik Barnard; Maria Elizabeth de Beer; Jakoba Fredrika Janse van Rensburg and 2 others

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Lindie Fourie
Last Updated:

About Martinus Kerstoffel Barnard


  • Baptism witnesses - Mathinus Bekker; Christina Elizabeth Botha; Christiaan Theunis Gertse Kruger; Zacharya Petronella Maria Berg; Gerret Petrus Jacobs; Maria Aletta Fourie

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


  • 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

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Martinus Kerstoffel Barnard's Timeline

May 14, 1835
Beaufort West, Central Karoo DC, Western Cape, South Africa
October 25, 1835
Cape Colony, South Africa
July 23, 1854
Age 19
February 22, 1856
Age 20
February 24, 1858
Age 22
January 30, 1860
Age 24
October 30, 1861
Age 26
Blinkklip, dist Wolmaranstad
January 7, 1864
Age 28
Potchefstroom, Southern DC, North West, South Africa
April 3, 1866
Age 30
Wolmaransstad, Transvaal, South Africa