Johannes Hendrik Harmse

13 September 1889–28 November 1964 (Age 75)
Derby, Rustenburg, Transvaal, South Africa

The Life of Johannes Hendrik

When Johannes Hendrik Harmse was born on 13 September 1889, his father, Johannes Hendrik Harmse, was 37 and his mother, Hester Magdalena Bezuidenhout, was 23. He married Magdalena Elizabeth Jacoba Luther on 28 August 1917, in Rustenburg, Transvaal, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 28 November 1964, in Derby, Rustenburg, Transvaal, South Africa, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Hendrik Harmse
1889–1964
Magdalena Elizabeth Jacoba Luther
1900–1972
Marriage: 28 August 1917
Hester Magdalena Harmse
Johannes Hendrik Harmse
Lenie Harmse
Sophie Harmse

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 August 1917
Rustenburg, Transvaal, South Africa
children

(4)

    Hester Magdalena Harmse

    FemaleFemale

    Johannes Hendrik Harmse

    MaleMale

    Lenie Harmse

    FemaleFemale

    Sophie Harmse

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Hendrik Harmse

    Male1852–1930Male

    Hester Magdalena Bezuidenhout

    Female1865–1959Female

siblings

(10)

    Maria Elizabeth Harmse

    Female1883–1937Female

    Petrus Jan Hendrik Harmse

    Male1885–1944Male

    Male1887–1976Male

    Male1889–1964Male

    C Maria Catharina Harmse

    Female1891–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1897

Age 8

Part of Zululand incorporated into British colony of Natal. King Solomon ka Dinizulu exiled.
1899

Age 10

British troops gather on the Transvaal border and ignore an ultimatum to disperse. The second Anglo-Boer War begins.
1909

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Danish: patronymic from Harm .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Johannes Hendrik Harmse, "South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Marriages, 1870-1930"
  • Johannes Hendrik Harmse, "South Africa, Netherdutch Reformed Church Registers (Pretoria Archive), 1838-1991"

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