Maria Magdalena Francina VISSER

Brief Life History of Maria Magdalena Francina

When Maria Magdalena Francina VISSER was born on 8 June 1890, in Van Wyksvlei, Carnarvon, Cape Province, South Africa, her father, Johannes Abraham Gerhardus Visser, was 30 and her mother, Margaretha Johanna Van Staden, was 24. She married Dirk Johann Frederick WALTERS on 22 April 1924, in Van Wyksvlei, Carnarvon, Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 20 July 1985, in Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 95.

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Dirk Johann Frederick WALTERS
1895–1941
Maria Magdalena Francina VISSER
1890–1985
Marriage: 22 April 1924
Boye Gerrit Walters
1925–

Sources (7)

  • Maria Magdalena Francina Visser in entry for Boye Gerrit Walters, "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 "
  • Maria Magdalena Francina Visser in entry for Dirk Johan Frederik Walters, "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989"
  • Maria Magdalena Francina Visser in entry for Dirk Johan Frederik Walters, "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 "

World Events (8)

1897

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

1899

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

1918

Founding of Afrikaner Broederbond, a secret, exclusively male and white Protestant organization in South Africa dedicated to the advancement of Afrikaner interests.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Dirk, Pieter, Gerrit, Marinus, Piet, Willem, Derk, Durk, Jacobus, Klaas, Nicolaas, Adrianus.

West Frisian and East Frisian: occupational name for a fisherman (compare 1 above).

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle Dutch visscher ‘fisherman’. This is one of the most common surnames in the Netherlands. Compare De Visser and Visscher . Compare also German Fischer .

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

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