Marthinus Johannes Strydom

23 August 1881–21 September 1953 (Age 72)
Heidelberg, Lesedi, Sedibeng, Gauteng, South Africa

The Life of Marthinus Johannes

When Marthinus Johannes Strydom was born on 23 August 1881, in Heidelberg, Lesedi, Sedibeng, Gauteng, South Africa, his father, Petrus Johannes Strydom, was 20 and his mother, Anna Jacoba Baasden, was 19. He married Hester Maria Bekker on 11 July 1904, in Heidelberg, Lesedi, Sedibeng, Gauteng, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 21 September 1953, in Balfour, Transvaal, South Africa, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Marthinus Johannes Strydom
1881–1953
Hester Maria Bekker
1887–
Marriage: 11 July 1904
Cornelia Jacoba Strydom
1905–
Petrus Johannes Strydom
1907–
Johannes Petrus Strydom
1909–
Anna Jacoba Strydom
1911–
Hester Maria Strydom
1913–
Hendrika Petronella Strydom
1915–
Jan Jacobus Strydom
1917–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 July 1904
Heidelberg, Lesedi, Sedibeng, Gauteng, South Africa
children

(7)

    Cornelia Jacoba Strydom

    Female1905–Female

    Petrus Johannes Strydom

    Male1907–Male

    Johannes Petrus Strydom

    Male1909–Male

    Anna Jacoba Strydom

    Male1911–Male

    Hester Maria Strydom

    Female1913–Female

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Parents and Siblings

    Petrus Johannes Strydom

    Male1861–1935Male

    Anna Jacoba Baasden

    Female1862–1895Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 5

Gold discovered at Witwatersrand. Johannesburg established.
1897

Age 16

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.
1902

Age 21

Treaty of Vereeniging ends the second Anglo-Boer War. The Transvaal and Orange Free State are made self-governing colonies of the British Empire.

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Sources (1)

  • Martinus Johannes Strydom, "South Africa, Netherdutch Reformed Church Registers (Pretoria Archive), 1838-1991"

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