Ednah Ntswakeleng Madiba

Brief Life History of Ednah Ntswakeleng

When Ednah Ntswakeleng Madiba was born on 21 March 1937, in Gauteng, South Africa, her father, Cornelious Madiba, was 30 and her mother, Susan Moshidi Ratsoana, was 23. She had at least 1 daughter with John Matsobane Ledwaba. She died in 2000, in Atteridgeville, Pretoria, Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa, at the age of 63.

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John Matsobane Ledwaba
Ednah Ntswakeleng Madiba
Edith Ledwaba

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Ednah Ntswakeleng Madiba - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Ednah Ntswakeleng Madiba

World Events (8)


South Africa supports Allies in World War II.


Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act.


South Africa quits United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) after protests over apartheid.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Angelo, Mario, Domenico, Emilio, Gaetano, Giuseppe, Tommaso, Valentino.

Italian (southern):

from a female short form of the personal name Amadio (see Amedeo ). Stressed Màdia (as opposed to Madìa) it is probably from a Apulian personal name, Màdia, popularized by the cult of Maria Santissima della Màdia.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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