Kathleen May Ashe

7 August 1902–28 August 1982 (Age 80)
East London, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life of Kathleen May

Kathleen May Ashe was born on 7 August 1902, in East London, Cape Province, South Africa as the daughter of Edward Ashe and Violet Elizabeth. She married Hendrik Matthys Nefdt on 1 September 1930, in Nairobi, Kenya. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 28 August 1982, in Somerset West, Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Hendrik Matthys Nefdt
Kathleen May Ashe
Marriage: 1 September 1930
John Michael Nefdt

Spouse and Children

1 September 1930
Nairobi, Kenya


Parents and Siblings

    Edward Ashe


    Violet Elizabeth




World Events (8)


Age 3

Last Zulu uprising against British.

Age 7

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

Age 21

Natives Urban Areas Act authorizes segregation in urban areas. South African Indian Congress established. South African Native National Congress becomes African National Congress (ANC).

Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Ash , found mainly in Ireland.

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

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