Mabel Jean Mathee

Brief Life History of Mabel Jean

Mabel Jean Mathee was born on 16 January 1885, in Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa as the daughter of John Henry Mathee and Maria Hendrika Van Eyk. She married James De Klerk on 16 December 1902, in Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 7 November 1966, in Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa, at the age of 81, and was buried in West Park, Pretoria, Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa.

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Family Time Line

James De Klerk
Mabel Jean Mathee
Marriage: 16 December 1902
Hendrika Eveline De Klerk
Stella Maria De Klerk
Violet May De Klerk
Ivy Hilda De Klerk
Edgar Cecil John De Klerk
Percy James De KLERK
Norman Wilfred De Klerk
Dudley Cyril De KLERK
Magdalene Susan De Klerk
Sybil De Klerk
James Donald De KLERK
Ronald Desmond De Klerk

Sources (18)

  • Mabel Jean Mathee De Klerk, "South Africa, Civil Death Registration, 1955-1966"
  • Mabel Jean De Klerk, "South Africa, Johannesburg, Cemetery Records, 1840-2019"
  • Mabel Mathee in entry for James De Klerk, "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004"

World Events (8)


Gold discovered at Witwatersrand. Johannesburg established.


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


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

Name Meaning

French: from a regional variant of the personal name Mathieu .

German and Dutch: from a variant of the personal name German Matthäus, Dutch Mattheus (see Matthew ). In North America, this surname may also be an altered form of the Dutch variant Matheij.

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

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