Missing Wife

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Looking for Jacobus Johannes du Preez second wife.

First wife Maria Elizabeth [du Toit] du Preez 1876-1913

According to death Notice they had 5 children. www.wikitree.com/photo.php/1/16/Du_Toit-2237-3.jpg

According to my father there is another family which has 3 half-siblings, Johan, Andre and Myda
WikiTree profile: Jacobus du Preez
in Genealogy Help by Michelle Hodson G2G4 (4.7k points)

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There is a great chance that Maria Margaretha Oosthuizen was the second wife of Jacobus Johannes du Preez:

Name: Jacobus Johannes Du Preez

Event Type: Marriage

Event Date: 29 Sep 1914

Event Place: Christiana, Bloemhof

Gender: Male

Age: 48

Birth Year (Estimated): 1866

Spouse's Name: Maria Margaretha Oosttuizen

Spouse's Gender: Female

Spouse's Age: 32

Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1882

Digital Folder Number: 007749185

Image Number: 02830

Citing this Record:

"South Africa, Transvaal, Civil Marriages, 1870-1930," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPHC-T3FD : 3 October 2018), Jacobus Johannes Du Preez and Maria Margaretha Oosttuizen, Christiana, Bloemhof; citing Marriage, , NARS "Civil registration (marriages - coloureds), Transvaal and Swaziland, 1898-1927." The National Archives and Records Service of South Africa, Pretoria.

Jacobus Johannes was a widower according to the original document.


This couple had a son named Johannes Jacobus born about 1917 in Warrenton, C. P. and died on 15 Jul 1960.

According to the death cert., his father was deceased and his mother was living in Warrenton, C. P. as can be seen on the original document.

Name: Johannes Jacobus Du Preez

Event Type: Death

Event Date: 15 Jul 1960

Event Place: Warmbad

Age: 43

Birth Year (Estimated): 1917

Birthplace: Warrenton

Father's Name: Jacobus Johannes Du Preez

Mother's Name: Maria Margareta Oosthuizen Du Preez

Spouse's Name: Johanna Christina Petronella Immelman Loedolff Du Preez

Additional Spouse's Name: Daphne Anna Catharina Dippenaar Du Preez Hunsinger

Other Name(s): CHILD_1:Maureen Antoinette Du Preez

Digital Folder Number: 004246898

Image Number: 00005

Citing this Record:

"South Africa, Orange Free State, Estate Files, 1951-2006," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FC3Q-85N : 6 August 2017), Jacobus Johannes Du Preez in entry for Johannes Jacobus Du Preez, 15 Jul 1960, Death; citing Warmbad, Master of the Free State High Court, Bloemfontein; FHL microfilm 004246898.

(Images of the original documents included in the FamilySearch citations)

by Rubén Hernández G2G6 Pilot (687k points)
selected by Michelle Hodson

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