This site contains information on over 1,300 individuals, being our ancestors and their close relatives, from both the paternal and maternal lines. (See top 15 surnames on this page).
South African roots are traced back to the South African settlement years (1660 - 1720) and in some cases to The Netherlands as early as 1605.
Australia and New Zealand roots are traced back to the New Zealand settlement years (1840 - 1880) and in some cases to 1740s Scotland.
More recent members of the family have roots in Cuba, Poland and the USA.
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- BRINK Wouter Cornelius Justinus born 1922 of Ottosdal/Klerksdorp, Transvaal, South Africa
- son of BRINK Wessel Johannes born 1895 (and MALAN Dina Maria) of Klerksdorp, South Africa
- married to KOEN Maria Johanna
- DEACON Douglas Stewart born 1908 of Invercargill/Nelson, New Zealand
- son of DEACON Robert born 1867 (and PETTIGREW Annie Morrin of Halfmoon Bay), New Zealand
- married to SHARP Thelma Bessie of Swansea, Tasmania, Australia
- HANEKOM Eduard born 1902 of Wydekloof, Cape, South Africa
- son of HANEKOM Willem Johannes 1867 (and MOUTON Maria) of Kanetvlei, Cape, South Africa
- married to DE KLERK Ella
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