Rachel Isabella 'Tibbie' Fraser

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Rachel Isabella Steyn (Fraser)

Also Known As: "Tibbie", "Fraser a1b6c2"
Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: Philippolis, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa
Death: February 3, 1955 (89)
Stewartsingel 14, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Place of Burial: Bloemfontein, Motheo, Free State, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ds. Colin Mackenzie Fraser, a1b6 and Rachel Isabella Gordon Fraser
Wife of President Marthinus Theunis Steyn
Mother of Colin Fraser Steyn, b1c8d13e3f1g4h1; Cecilia Johanna Fichardt; Gladys Evelyn Bosman; Isabella Gordon Visser, formerly van der Merwe nee Steyn; Maria Elizabeth Catharina Kritzinger and 2 others
Sister of Colin John Fraser, a1b6c1; Henry Paterson Fraser, a1b6c5; Annie Emmeline Steytler, a1b6c4; Gordon Alexander Fraser, a1b6c7; William Fraser, a1b6c3 and 4 others

Managed by: Chris Steyn
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About Rachel Isabella 'Tibbie' Fraser

Doctoral thesis about her life from 1905 to her death: http://uir.unisa.ac.za/bitstream/handle/10500/16222/thesis_truter_ejj.pdf?sequence=1

https://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rachel_Isabella_Steyn

Death notice / Sterfkennis "South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9ZM-4961?cc=1407787&wc=Q8WM-DHK%3A1058035601%2C1058176201 : 16 February 2017), 1955 > image 205 of 605; Master of the Free State High Court, Bloemfontein.

Five children listed in her death notice: Colin Fraser, Cecilia Johanna, Gladys Evelyn, Isabella Gordon and Emmeline Johanna. No mention is made in her testament of grandchildren from pre-deceased children.

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Rachel Isabella 'Tibbie' Fraser's Timeline

1865
March 5, 1865
Philippolis, Xhariep, Free State, South Africa
1887
November 27, 1887
Age 22
Bloemfontein, Motheo, Free State, South Africa
1889
April 25, 1889
Age 24
Bloemfontein, Motheo, Free State, South Africa

Death notice / Sterfkennis gives date of birth "South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9BKY-RGN?cc=1407787&am... : 16 February 2017), 1974 > no 2190-2199 > image 115 of 338; Master of the Free State High Court, Bloemfontein.

1890
December 12, 1890
Age 25
Bloemfontein, Motheo, Free State, South Africa

Source: Selections from the Smuts Papers: Volume VII, August 1945 - October 1950. Page 440: Steyn, Gladys Evelyn. Lawyer and politician. Born 12 December 1890, Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, South Africa; second daughter of President M.T. Steyn (q.v. vol. iv); educated Grey University College, Bloemfontein and in teachers'....

found in Google search on 20130525 by Chris Steyn: http://books.google.nl/books?id=B9W6t3SfRgUC&pg=PA493&lpg=P...

1895
August 26, 1895
Age 30
1897
1897
Age 31
1898
January 12, 1898
Age 32
Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
1955
February 3, 1955
Age 89
Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Death notice / Sterfkennis "South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9ZM-4961?cc=1407787&a... : 16 February 2017), 1955 > image 205 of 605; Master of the Free State High Court, Bloemfontein.

February 3, 1955
Age 89
Bloemfontein, Motheo, Free State, South Africa

Photo of gravestone on eGGSA website http://www.eggsa.org/library/main.php?g2_itemId=2626068