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Jo  has been Fabulous help in add my source informationHi I resently got my DNA back I have attached my Gedmatch number I am hoping this will help break thru my Grandmothers wall I have had for many years.  Could all the Roets genealogies help out. My mom was born in Brakpan I was born in Springs I recall visiting my gran in Benoni I belive she also lived in Boksburg. I have her divorce papers ( her marriage certificate from Brakpan has the initials T.P Roets and A.M. Roets as witnesses  I also have her her estate documentsfrom her second marriage and her death notice but can't find her parents or her siblings.   thank you in advance. 

WikiTree profile: Hester Van Rooyen
in Genealogy Help by Roslyn Lord G2G4 (4.1k points)
edited by Roslyn Lord

It would be easier for others to help you if you change your privacy level and your mother's to 'private with public biography and family tree', so they can see these relationships.

I changed the privacy thank you

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Dutch Reformed Church Records,

Hester Johanna Christina Van Rooyen ,married Roelof Johannes Hendrik

July 8 1903.he is listed as Widowed age 28, she was 15 .
Born 1888

 She was residing ,Welgelukt,Bultfontein.
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (917k points)
edited by Wayne Morgan

This record image is at this website https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TD-Z13C?i=98&cc=1910846 and this is the citation as copied from Family Search:

"South Africa, Free State Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1848-1956," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TD-Z13C?cc=1910846&wc=39ZX-BZS%3A183083201%2C183129501%2C183129502 : 21 May 2014), Free State > Brandfort > Marriages 1901-1934 > image 99 of 979; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein.

Wayne, thank you but this is my grans information I don’t know if I have entered her information in incorrectly but She Was Born ROETS

Hester Catharina Van Rooyenformerly Roets aka Coetzee

Born 13 Sep 1910 [place of birth?]

Daughter of [father?] and [mother?]

[brothers or sisters?]

Wife of Philipus Van Rooyen — married [marriage date?] [marriage location?]

Wife of William Steven Coetzee — married 10 Dec 1929 (to 30 May 1944) in Benoni

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Miss read the marriage ,he was 28 Widowed,Hester was 15.
by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (917k points)
Thanks Wayne but that’s not my Grandmother She Was Born Roets

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