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Maria Elizabeth Magdalena (Germishuizen) Kukkuk (1872 - 1938)

Maria Elizabeth Magdalena Kukkuk formerly Germishuizen aka Germishuys
Born in Cape Colonymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 14 Apr 1896 in Ficksburg, Free Statemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bethel, Transvaal, South Africamap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Oct 2015
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Surname variations:

In various registers and documents the surname of Maria Elizabeth Magdalena has been spelled in several ways:

Baptism register: Germeshuys.

Marriage register: Germishuyzen but she signed M.E.M. Germishuys and one of the witnesses signed DB Germishuys.

Death registration: Germishuysen

Death notice: Germishuizen

Mutual will: Germishuizen but she signed it M.E.M. Germishuys.

In the baptism registers of her brothers Daniel Burgert Jacobus and Michiel Burgert Johannes, the surname is Germishuys.

The Cape archives index to death notices 1834-1912 is a case in point regarding the various ways this surname was spelled: [1]


14 Apr 1872. Dutch Reformed Church, Napier.

Baptism register:

"Kinderen: Maria Elizabeth Magdalena

Ouders: Germeshuys, Barend Daniel Jacobus. Matthee, Franscina Johanna

Getuigen: Michiel Burgert Matthee, Maria Franscina Gildenhuys, Petrus Theunis Johannes Germeshuys, Maria Elizabeth Magdalene Matthee, Jurie Johannes Blom, Martha Hendrika Magdalena Blom".


Hendrik Coenraad Kukkuk
South Africa, Free State Dutch Reformed Church Records
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 14 Apr 1896
Event Place Ficksburg, Orange Free State, South Africa
Residence Place Jakhalsfontein Ficksburg
Age 28
Marital Status Single
Spouse's Name Maria Elizabeth Magdalena Germishuys
Spouse's Residence Place Gouverneurskop Ficksburg
Spouse's Age 24
Spouse's Marital Status Single

"South Africa, Free State Dutch Reformed Church Records, 1848-1956", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 November 2016), Hendrik Coenraad Kukkuk and Maria Elizabeth Magdalena Germishuys, 1896. [McArthur-306 : Ian McArthur - 15 Jan 2017]


Maria Elizabeth Magdalena Kukkuk died on 11 Jul 1938 Bethel, South Africa, birth name Germishuizen ; husband Hendrik Coenraad Kukkuk; 4 children [1]

Hendrik died in 1942 [2]


  1. Transvaal, Probate Records from the Master of the Supreme Court, 1869-1958
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Added by Jo Fourie, 6 October 2015

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Germishuizen-17 and Germishuyzen-4 appear to represent the same person because: clear duplicate
posted on Germishuyzen-4 (merged) by Elsie (Ellis) Denham

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