PRETORIUS, Johannes Lodewicus
JORDAAN, Johanna Susanna Magdalena
PRETORIUS, Johannes Lodewikus
SMIT, Helena Elizabeth
PRETORIUS, Helena Elizabeth


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1. DAVEL, Willem Marthinus

2. VAN HEERDEN, Marthinus Christoffel

PRETORIUS, Helena Elizabeth

  • Born: Dec 28, 1896, Nylstroom, Northern Transvaal, Union Of South Africa
  • Christened: Apr 20, 1897, Waterburg, Transvaal, South Africa
  • Marriage (1): DAVEL, Willem Marthinus on Oct 27, 1914 in Gwelo, (Now Gweru) Zimbabwe
  • Marriage (2): VAN HEERDEN, Marthinus Christoffel
  • Marriage (3): VAN HEERDEN, P W
  • Died: Jul 3, 1974, Gwelo, (Now Gweru) Zimbabwe at age 77
  • Buried: Jul 6, 1974, Grave2482 Gwelo Cemetery Zimbabwe

bullet   Other names for Helena were PRETORIUS, Elena Elizabeth and PRETORIUS, Nonie?.1


bullet  Events

Alt. Christening, May 23, 1897, Pretoria South Africa. 2 According to M.E.Pretorius she was christened in the Hervormde Kerk Pretoria on the 23 May 1897
However a coy of a Baptismal Certificate of the NGK of Waterberg, TVL. states that she was baptised on the 20 Apr 1897 as Helena Elizabeth and born on the 28 Dec 1896 in Nylstroom TVL.Her parents were Johannes Lodevikus Pretorius, and mother was Helena Elizabeth Smit. This is taken to be the more accurate record.

Family: Ancestor, 1680, South Africa. In M.E.Pretorius she is b3c1d6f5g3h6 to the Founder, Johannes PRETORIUS b.1680


Helena married Willem Marthinus DAVEL, son of Michiel Karel DAVEL and Martha Magdelena Maria STEYN, on Oct 27, 1914 in Gwelo, (Now Gweru) Zimbabwe. (Willem Marthinus DAVEL was born on Oct 7, 1886 in Middleburg Transvaal South Africa, christened on Oct 31, 1886 in Ngk Middleburg Tvl, died on Aug 2, 1922 in Victoria Hospital, Fort Victoria (Now Masvinga) Zimbabwe and was buried in Intered At Sishamba Farm, Fort Victoria, District.)


Helena next married Marthinus Christoffel VAN HEERDEN. (Marthinus Christoffel VAN HEERDEN was born on Sep 4, 1892 in Smithfield South Africa,1 died on Sep 3, 1955 in Night Before Birthday In Mtoko Zimbabwe 1 and was buried on Sep 7, 1955 in Grave No. 1658 Gweru Zimbabwe 1.)


Helena next married P W VAN HEERDEN.



1 (18 March 2004).

2 Various, Pamela Waley.

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