Johannes Matthys Louw

1906–1985 (Age 78)
Leipoldtville, Clanwilliam, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life of Johannes Matthys

Johannes Matthys Louw was born on 16 July 1906, in Leipoldtville, Clanwilliam, Cape Province, South Africa. He married HuIbrecht Maria Elizabeth De Beer about 1932, in Western Cape, South Africa. He died on 19 April 1985, in Porterville, Piketberg, Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Matthys Louw
1906–1985
HuIbrecht Maria Elizabeth De Beer
1912–1985
Marriage: about 1932

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1932
Western Cape, South Africa

World Events (3)

1909

Age 3

British Parliament enacts the South Africa Act, proposed constitution of Union of South Africa.
1910

Age 4

Self-governing Union of South Africa established within British Commonwealth.
1913

Age 7

Natives Land Act introduced to prevent blacks, except those living in Cape Province, from buying land outside reserves.

Name Meaning

French:1. from a personal name from Latin Lupus (meaning ‘wolf’), which derived its popularity from a 5thcentury bishop of Troyes, who repulsed Attila the Hun. 2. nickname from Old French lou, leu ‘wolf’ (modern French loup; from Latin lupus). This surname is frequently translated as Wolf or Wolfe .

Possible Related Names

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

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