Leonora Cornelia Louw

1882–1973 (Age 91)
Prieska, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life of Leonora Cornelia

When Leonora Cornelia Louw was born on 26 July 1882, in Prieska, Cape Province, South Africa, her father, Petrus Johannes Hendrik Louw, was 30 and her mother, Engela Maria Cornelia Greeff, was 20. She married Francis Charles Hornabrook on 28 December 1904, in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 26 August 1973, in North West, South Africa, at the age of 91, and was buried in Carletonville, Oberholzer, Transvaal, South Africa.

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Family Time Line

Leonora Cornelia Louw
1882–1973
Francis Charles Hornabrook
1878–1942
Marriage: 28 December 1904
Mark Henry Hornabrook
1906–1980
Francis Charles Hornabrook
1909–1910
Sarah Grace Hornabrook
1911–
Peter Francis Hornabrook
1916–
William Alfred Hornabrook
1924–1954

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 December 1904
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
children

(5)

  • Male1906–1980Male

  • Francis Charles Hornabrook

    Male1909–1910Male

  • Sarah Grace Hornabrook

    Female1911–Female

  • Peter Francis Hornabrook

    Male1916–Male

  • Male1924–1954Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Petrus Johannes Hendrik Louw

    Male1852–Male

  • Engela Maria Cornelia Greeff

    Female1861–Female

siblings

(6)

  • Hubrecht Elizabeth Catharina Louw

    Female1879–Female

  • Izaac Johannes Marais Louw

    Male1880–Male

  • Female1882–1973Female

  • Daniel Rossouw Louw

    Male1885–Male

  • George Fredrick Louw

    Male1888–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Gold discovered at Witwatersrand. Johannesburg established.
1897

Age 15

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.
1909

Age 27

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

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.

Sources (1)

  • Laura Cornelia Hornabrook in entry for Francis Charles Hornabrook, "South Africa, Methodist Parish Registers, 1822-1996"

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