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Martha Maria (Coetzee) Symington (1847 - 1895)

Martha Maria Symington formerly Coetzee
Born in Sutherland, Cape Colonymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 14 Apr 1862 in Fraserburg, Cape Colonymap
Died in Van der Walts Kraal, Sutherland, Cape Colonymap
Profile manager: Des Lynch private message [send private message]
Profile last modified | Created 4 Jul 2021
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Martha Maria was born in Sutherland on 1 April 1847; she is the daughter of Cornelis Jacobus Coetzee and Christina Maria Steenkamp.

She was 15 years old when she married 30 year old Johannes (Jan) Daniel Symington, a livestock farmer, in the Reformed Church in Van der Waltskraal, Fraserburg, on 14 April 1862.[1]

Marriage Jan Daniel Symington to Martha Maria Coetzee

The following children were born of this marriage:

Christina Maria (Symington) Theron
Jozina Christina (Symington) Maritz
Cornelius Jacobus Symington
Martha Maria (Symington) van der Merwe
Janetta Jacoba (Symington) Jordaan
Johannes Daniel Symington
Gertrude Maria Margaretha (Symington) van der Merwe
Hendrik Benjamin Symington
Johanna Loudina Symington
Jacobus Philadelphus Symington
Cornelia Jacoba Symington
Samuel Symington

Martha was 48 years old when she passed away at Van der Walt's Kraal, Sutherland, on 30 September 1895.[2][3]

Death Notice of Martha Maria (Coetzee) Symington


  1. South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973", database, FamilySearch ( : 1 February 2021), Jan Daniel Symington, 1862
  2. South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 November 2019), Martha Maria Coetzee, 1895
  3. Added by Des Lynch on 9 July 2021

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