Josophine Itshenkeng Louw

1889–1987 (Age 98)
Douglas, Hopetown, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life of Josophine Itshenkeng

Josophine Itshenkeng Louw was born on 17 July 1889, in Douglas, Hopetown, Cape Province, South Africa as the daughter of Atter Jan Louw and Sienah Senanye. She married Jacob Raisake Modise on 21 September 1909. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 24 July 1987, in Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 98, and was buried in Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa.

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Family Time Line

Josophine Itshenkeng Louw
1889–1987
Jacob Raisake Modise
1884–1987
Marriage: 21 September 1909
Seiketane Modise
1917–1919
Moveimang Isac Modise
1922–1960

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 September 1909
Kimberley, Cape, South Africa
children

(2)

Parents & Siblings

  • Atter Jan Louw

    MaleMale

  • Sienah Senanye

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1897

Age 8

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.
1899

Age 10

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.
1918

Age 29

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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