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CORRIE family of Kroonstad, Free State, South Africa

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This purpose of this project is to:

  1. determine the provenance of Joseph Johannes Corrie.
  2. keep a record of his descendants.

Joseph Johannes CORRIE

Joseph Johannes CORRIE was born on the 25th of February 1863 in Grahamstown, Cape Colony. He died on the 3rd of May 1961 in Lichtenburg, Transvaal, South Africa. Joseph married Clarisse Gertruida CORRIE née VILJOEN in Kroonstad, Orange Free State on the 15th of February 1886.


1. Anna Petronella BOTHA formerly VAN DER MERWE née CORRIE Born 17th of November 1886, baptised Kroonstad 3rd of April 1887, died 28th of November 1962.

X Willem Antonie VAN DER MERWE Johannesburg, 9th of September 1910

XX Johan Willem Jurgens Morgendal BOTHA Johannesburg, 29th of May 1923

2. Joseph Johannes CORRIE
Born 15th of April 1888, baptised Kroonstad 10th of July 1888, died 14th of August 1956.

X Maria Magdalena CORRIE née MYBURGH

3. Mary Sophia CARR née CORRIE Born circa 1889, died 18th of November 1959.

X Samuel CARR

4. Clarissa Gertrude MAURER formerly RAMSDEN, née CORRIE Born 8th of September 1891, baptised Kroonstad 25th of December 1891, died 23rd of June 1971.

X Reginald RAMSDEN

Mary VISSER née CORRIE * 13/2/1913 † 16/12/1999
Clarissa Gertrude STRAW née CORRIE † 10/7/1986 XX William Frank MAURER
William Aubrey MAURER
Joseph Cyril MAURER
Frank Redvers MAURER

5. Elizabeth CORRIE * 01/06/1893 ≈ Kroonstad 05/08/1893 NO TRACE

6. Ernest Lodewyk CORRIE
Born 12th of May 1895, baptised Kroonstad 2nd of February 1896, died 12th of September 1935.

X Hester Theunisina CORRIE née BOTHA

XX Aletta Johanna ROBERTS formerly CORRIE née LOUWRENS

7. Willem Jacobus CORRIE Born 28th of January 1897, baptised Kroonstad 4th of July 1897. NO TRACE

8. Judith Merina Adriana CORRIE Born 31st of October 1898, baptised Kroonstad 6th of February 1899, died 26th of February 1971. DSP

X Ernest George Eaglestone

XX William Redvers Harris Durban 23/04/1921

9. Claressa Gertruida REDELINGHUYS née CORRIE ADOPTIVE DAUGHTER Anna Petronella CORRIE's first child illegitimate, adopted by Joseph Johannes CORRIE and Clarisse Gertruida VILJOEN. Born 10th of May 1908, baptised Kroonstad 1st of November 1908, died 9th of June 1990. DSP

X Andries Jacobus Redelinghuys

Listed as Jozef Johannes Cori on his eldest daughter 1. Anna Petronella's baptismal entry. 1887.

Listed as Jozef Johannes Corri on his eldest son 2. Joseph Johannes' baptismal entry. 1888.

Not listed on his second eldest daughter 3. Maria Sophia's baptismal entry. 1889.

Listed as Joseph Corrie on his third eldest daughter 4. Clarisse Gertuida's baptismal entry. 1891.

Listed as Joseph Johannes Corry (Lorry?) on his fourth eldest daughter 5. Elizabeth's baptismal entry. 1893.

Listed as Joseph Correy on his third eldest son 6. Ernest Lodewyk's baptismal entry. 1896.

Listed as Josef Johannes Corey on his youngest son 7. Willem Jacobus' baptismal entry. 1897.

Listed as Jozef Johannes Corie on his second youngest daughter 8. Judith Merina Adriana's baptismal entry. 1899.