Josia Sofia Louw

1918–1992 (Age 73)
Malmesbury, Western Cape, South Africa

The Life of Josia Sofia

When Josia Sofia Louw was born on 12 September 1918, in Malmesbury, Cape Province, South Africa, her father, Johannes Michiel Adriaan Louw, was 40 and her mother, Christina Petronella Bestbier, was 34. She died on 28 May 1992, in Paarl, Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 73.

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Johannes Michiel Adriaan Louw
Christina Petronella Bestbier
Lampbertus Petrus Johannes Louw
Johannes Bestbier Louw
Maria Jacoba Louw
Tobias Christiaan Louw
Helena Eulalia Louw
Josia Sofia Louw
Cornelis Johannes Louw
Catharina Margaretha Louw

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Communist Party of South Africa established (after 1953, the South African Communist Party).

Age 5

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

Age 21

South Africa supports Allies in World War II.

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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