Lourens Johannes Louw

1898–1973 (Age 75)
Western Cape, South Africa

The Life of Lourens Johannes

When Lourens Johannes Louw was born in 1898, in Western Cape, South Africa, his father, Gabriel Charl Jacobus Louw, was 48 and his mother, Louisa Aletta Du Plessis, was 35. He died on 28 February 1973, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Charl Jacobus Louw
1850–1922
Louisa Aletta Du Plessis
1863–1952
Susanna Elizabeth Louw
1888–
Louisa Aletta Louw
1890–
Gabriel Charl Jacobus
1891–1892
Gabriel Charl Jacobus
1893–
Cornelia Petronella Louw
1896–
Lourens Johannes Louw
1898–1973

Parents & Siblings

  • Gabriel Charl Jacobus Louw

    Male1850–1922Male

  • Louisa Aletta Du Plessis

    Female1863–1952Female

siblings

(6)

  • Susanna Elizabeth Louw

    Female1888–Female

  • Louisa Aletta Louw

    Female1890–Female

  • Gabriel Charl Jacobus

    Male1891–1892Male

  • Gabriel Charl Jacobus

    Male1893–Male

  • Cornelia Petronella Louw

    Female1896–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1899

Age 1

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.
1902

Age 4

Treaty of Vereeniging ends the second Anglo-Boer War. The Transvaal and Orange Free State are made self-governing colonies of the British Empire.
1918

Age 20

Founding of Afrikaner Broederbond, a secret, exclusively male and white Protestant organization in South Africa dedicated to the advancement of Afrikaner interests.

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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