John Siebert

5 July 1895–21 June 1981 (Age 86)
Swellendam, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life of John

When John Siebert was born on 5 July 1895, in Swellendam, Cape Province, South Africa, his father, Petrus Paulus Siebert, was 30 and his mother, Susanna Martha Van Eeden, was 34. He married Elizabeth Gertruida Neethling on 14 December 1931, in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa. He died on 21 June 1981, in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 85.

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John Siebert
Elizabeth Gertruida Neethling
Marriage: 14 December 1931

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14 December 1931
Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 4

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

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements sigi ‘victory’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

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