Andrew William Van Lingen

Brief Life History of Andrew William

When Andrew William Van Lingen was born on 30 May 1885, in Middelburg, Middelburg, Cape Province, South Africa, his father, Matthys Johannes Van Lingen, was 24 and his mother, Catharina Jacomina VAN DER MERWE, was 23. He married Gladys Maud White on 4 March 1920, in Grahamstown, Albany, Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 20 June 1966, in his hometown, at the age of 81.

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Andrew William Van Lingen
Gladys Maud White
Marriage: 4 March 1920
Marjorie Joan White VAN LINGEN
Alfred John White VAN LINGEN
Frank William White VAN LINGEN

Sources (6)

  • Andrew William Van Lingen, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"
  • Andrew William Van Lingen, "South Africa, Civil Death Registration, 1955-1966"
  • Andrew William Van Lingen, "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 "

World Events (8)


Gold discovered at Witwatersrand. Johannesburg established.


Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.


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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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