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Susara Susanna GROENEWALD (BROOKS), (Sarah)

Also Known As: "Sarah BROOKS", "Sarah Magdalena BROOKS", "Sarah Susanna BROOKS", "Sussara Susanna BROOKS"
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Joseph BROOKS and Florentina Magdalena BROOKS
Wife of Hans Jacob GROENEWALD
Mother of William Groenewald and Sara Susan GROENEWALD
Sister of Joseph Brooks; Elizabeth Johanna Brooks; Eva Johanna Brooks and <private> (BROOKS)
Half sister of Dirk Johannes Hommel (Hermanus) BROOKS; <private> BROOKS; Anna Christina Brooks; <private> BROOKS; Catherina Elizabeth ADENDORFF (formerly RALL) and 9 others

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About Susara Susanna GROENEWALD, (Sarah)

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


Joseph BROOKS en Florentina Magdalena LUCK het 'n dogter gehad Sarah (Sara Susanna, Sarah Magdalena, Sarah Susanna, Susara Susanna (Sien d.v. haar oom William BROOKS), Sussara Susanna) BROOKS gebore 25 DES 1835, oorlede na APR 1870. Sarah trou 7 NOV 1853 te Bredasdorp, Kaap met Hans Jacob GROENEWALD gebore 13 JUL 1828, Swellendam, sterf 27 AUG 1900 tydens ABO. Hul het seun gehad nl. William GROENEWALD gebore c. 7 SEP 1862, Bredasdorp, Kaap, sterf 10 JUL 1884, Villiers, Frankfort.



Name: Florentina Magdalena LUCK

Birthplace: District Stellenbosch

Name of Parents: Nielse Hendrik LUCK

Florentina Magdalena LUCK

Age: 37 Years

Condition: Farmer's Wife

Marital status: Married to Joseph BROOKS

Day of the decease: 15th OCT 1841

At what house: Malagas Kraal, District Swellendam

Names of Children:

1. Sarah Magdalena BROOKS

2. Elizabeth BROOKS

3. Joseph BROOKS

All Minors

4 Children by the deceased's former husband - John PALMER, All minors

Deceased left property as stated in Inventory Intestate

Signed by Joseph BROOKS



To: Cash: paid for Letter of Administration, postages £2.17.0 Funeral Expenses £3.0.0 for appraising Estate £5.13.9 Tos Barry Venthe? accts £32.18 Barry ? for goods £7.14.0 Widow Smart (or Swart) £308.6 Interest 9.2 Total £318.0 £23.17.0 D. Uys £37.10.0 Filing this acct and Master's fees etc. incl. Stamp & ? petty exp. £3.14.0 My remuneration for administering this Estate 5 per cent on £452.88 £22.12.5 Balance left for distribution £312.9.10 Total £452.8

which amount has been distributed as follows ½ Joseph Brooks as married in community of property with the deceased 156.4.11 The remaining half to the following minor children:- Children from by the deceased when married to John Palmer 1/7 John Palmer 22.6.5 1/7 Johanna Palmer 22.6.5 1/7 Henry Palmer 22.6.5 1/7 Christina Palmer 22.6.5

1/7 Sarah Brooks 22.6.5 1/7 Joseph Brooks 22.6.5 1/7 Elizabeth Brooks 22.6.5 156.4.11 £312.9.10

By appraised value of the movable property belonging to the Estate as per Inventory To Cash final of W. J. Barry £432.8.0

Swellendam 1 MAR 1843 Joseph BROOKS Executor Dative


VAB/MHG/0/01/B196/1 Joseph BROOKS, died 1867. WEWENAAR.

STERFKENNIS Joseph BROOKS Gebore in Groot Brittanje Ouers onbekend Ongeveer 46 jaar oud Beroep : [Kan nie uitmaak nie] Getroud gewees, tans wewenaar In 1867 oorlede Sterf in Natal Kolonie Onbekend of daar testament is Goedere nagelaat: Die plaas Sweethome in Harrismith distrik Name van kinders: Daar is kinders, maar name is onbekend en ? is onmondiges

Geteken deur J. J. EKSTEEN


Distribusie:- Aan Sussara Susanna BROOKS, geb. 25 DEC 1835, getroud met H. GROENEWALD Aan Joseph BROOKS, geb. 21 NOV 1837 Aan Elizabeth Johanna BROOKS, geb. 27 September 1839, getroud met J. TALJAARD Aan Anna Christina BROOKS, geb. 20 MEI 1848, getroud met C. CARBUTT Aan Catharina Elizabeth BROOKS, geb. 13 OCT 1852 Aan James Stephen Benjamin BROOKS, geb. 20 JUL 1855 Aan Johannes Zacharius BROOKS, geb. 25 NOV 1857 Aan William Henry Bell BROOKS, geb. in die jaar 1859

Elk ontvang £16.14.1,5

Bate:- Plaas 734 bekend as Sweethome verkoop vir £150

Bedrag vir Distribusie £135


NAB/MSCE/LEER(S)/3/14/01/B24/1867/1 BROOKS, Joseph A. Died 1867. [Should be just Joseph BROOKS]

Joseph BROOKS Born in Surrey England 12th Feb 1816 Parents Not Known Aged 57 years, 6 months, 27 days Farmer Widower. Married twice. Died Thursday, 8th August 1867 on the farm Matiaans Kloof. House of his Son in law. Family consists of :- Family by first wife:- 1. Sarah Susannah GROENEWALD, born BROOKS, aged 31 years 2. Joseph, aged 29 years 3. Elizabeth Johanna TALLIARD, born BROOKS, aged 29 years Family of second wife:- 4. Anna Christina CARBUTT, born BROOKS, aged 19 years 5. Catharine Elizabeth, aged 14 years 6. James Stephanus, aged 12 years 7. Johannes Zacharias, aged 9 years 8. William Henry Bell, aged 7 years Property consists of the following viz.:- 1 Farm Sweet Home extent about 4000 acres. Situate in the District of Klip River, Orange Free State, beyond the borders of this Colony. 284 Full grown Sheep Merino 29 Head Breeding cattle 8 Trek oxen 1 Tent wagon complete with yoke and tow 1 Riding horse 1 Saddle and Bridle 1 Double Barreled Gun 1 Revolver Pistol

C. ?. CARBUTT Son in Law of deceased Matiaans Kloof [Natal] 20th August 1867


No Death Notice for Hans Jacob GROENEWALD, only insolvent estate.


Sara Susanna Maria BROOKS, gebore 25 DES 1835, gedoop 7 FEB 1836 te Swellendam, Kaap, sterf 1901. Trou op 7 NOV 1853 te Bredasdorp met Hans Jacob GROENEWALD, gebore 13 JUL 1828 te Swellendam en sterf 27 AUG 1900. Een kind Joseph GROENEWALD gebore 1858 te Kliprivier, Belfast en sterf 13 NOV 1943 te Kliprivier, Belfast.


KAB/MOOC/LEER/6/9/117/01/3132/1 William BROOKS. Death Notice. 1866.

[Note to order from NAAIRS. 11 MAR 2014, Received 29 APR 2014] [Note original is in Dutch]

Filed 20 NOV 1866

William BROOKS [Cal. Born 1810] at England Father: William BROOKS Mother: Marian [Possibly Mary] BROOKS Age: 56 years 8 months and 9 days Occupation: Farmer Spouse: Married to Eva Johanna BROOKS born LUCK Death: 6 OCT 1866 at his home at Zolders Kraal, district Swellendam

Children:- 1. Nelis Hendrik William BROOKS 2. William BROOKS 3. Joseph BROOKS 4. Marian BROOKS m. Edward TOWNSEND 5. Eva Johanna BROOKS m. Henry FEATHERSTONE HAUGH 6. James BROOKS

All majors [Cal. born between 1820 and 1845]

Left movable and immovable property.

Signed by E. J. BROOKS born LUCK.

[Nota: Geen Sara Susanna BROOKS gelys nie.]


eSAGI Database CD 3.50 by Lucas RINKEN of WGGSA.


GISA South African Genealogies (SAG) Vol. 1, pg. 463: Born 25 DEC 1835, Baptised 7 FEB 1836, Married 7 NOV 1853 Bredasdorp Hans Jacob GROENEWALD.


William BROOKS, born England c. 1810, 1820 settler, died 6 OCT 1866 (56.8.9), son of William BROOKS, 1820 settler, and Marian/Ann BROOKS, and older brother of Joseph BROOKS, 1820 settler, married (1) Swellendam 30 MAY 1830 Eva Johanna LUCK, died after her husband.

Children:- B1. Nelis Hendrik Willem BROOKS, born 7 SEP 1830, bapt. Swellendam 31 OCT 1830, married (1) Francina Louisa Jacoba LOTZ. See children below. B2. Christiaan Willem BROOKS, born 9 DEC 1831, bapt. George 25 NOV 1832. B3. William BROOKS, born 18 AUG 1833, 'Namaqualand District, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa [ 2 MAY 2008]' , bapt. Swellendam 1 NOV 1835, married (1) Namaqualand 11 SEP 1856 Anna GENIS, born 1839, 'Namaqualand District, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa [ 2 MAY 2008]' . See children below. B4. Sara Susanna Maria BROOKS, born 25 DEC 1835, bapt. Swellendam 7 FEB 1836, married (1) Bredasdorp 7 NOV 1853 Hans Jacob GROENEWALD. B5. James Joseph BROOKS, born 9 JUL 1837, bapt. Swellendam 3 SEP 1837. B6. Marian Elizabeth BROOKS, married (1) Swellendam 19 NOV 1849 Edward Charles TOWNSEND. B7. Eva Johanna BROOKS, born 9 JUN 1840, bapt. Swellendam 2 AUG 1840, married (1) Swellendam 9 APR 1860 Henry W. F. HOUGH. [Henry Walter FEATHERSTONEHAUGH] B8. James Joseph BROOKS, born 14 DEC 1844, bapt. Swellendam 25 DEC 1844, married (1) Swellendam 18 APR 1865 Eva Johanna LUCK, born c. 1845. B9. Joseph BROOKS, born 18 APR 1850, bapt. Swellendam 23 JUN 1850, married Maria Margaretha ROOS [KAB/MOOC/7/1/413/68].

Children B1:- C1. Eva Johanna BROOKS, born 16 SEP 1859, bapt. Swellendam 27 NOV 1859. C?. William BROOKS, born 2 MAR 1866, bapt. Swellendam 15 APR 1866.

Children B3:- C?. Michiel Christian BROOKS, married (1) Johanna Jacoba COETZEE. C?. William De Graaff BROOKS. C?. Eveline Johanna BROOKS, born 1863, married (1) Namaqualand 1 FEB 1886 Adriaan Jacobus COETZEE, born c. 1864. C?. Marianne Adelaide BROOKS, born c. 1872, married (1) Namaqualand 27 FEB 1888 Johannes Hendrik (John Henry) DAVIS.>See Charles Carr, Vernon Davis

NOTE : B4 Sara Susanna Maria BROOKS was the daughter of Joseph BROOKS, not William BROOKS. Refer to Jospeh's death notice of 1867. Herein she is listed as Sara Susara Susanna and already married to H. GROENEWALD.


Vriendelike groete, Y. DROST, 24 NOV 2016


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Susara Susanna GROENEWALD, (Sarah)'s Timeline

December 25, 1835
Age 24
Bredasdorp, Western Cape, South Africa
September 27, 1869
Age 33