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From: "Eileen & Marty Russell" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-EC] FRACHET & GRUNOW
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2004 15:33:16 +0200
I've been waiting for someone more knowledgeable to help you
but nothing seems to have happened...
Noelene has recently completed a ton of work on the German
Legion records from the PRO and both your names appear in
her lists - suggest you contact her at for
Have you tried Stephanie at the Kaffrarian Museum, she has a
data-base with info from newspapers, cemetery registers,
headstone inscriptions etc etc You might have to pay, but
she'll let you know ahead.
Curator of History
PO Box 1434
5600 King William's Town
(043) 6424506 tel.
(043) 6421569 fax.
Lutheran records are a little tricky, I know the museum was
given some registers for safekeeping, and they were trying
to get permission to index them but I don't know if this was
----- Original Message -----
From: Brian Duncan <>
Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2004 1:01 PM
Subject: [ZA-EC] FRACHET & GRUNOW
> I'm a new member of the list. I'm trying to help my
brother-in-law research his family. His mother was a FRACHET
from Stutterheim. Her father was Albert Rudolph FRACHET
(? -c.1906) who farmed in the Dohne area, and was buried in
Stutterheim. He was a son of Adolph Ludwig FRACHET (? -1901)
who (I think) was in the British German Legion and settled
> Albert FRACHET married Pauline Sophie GRUNOW (ca.1865- ?),
daughter of Carl Freiderich GRUNOW (1837-1905), whose father
Ernst Wilhelm GRUNOW (c.1808-1861) came out to East London
on the ship 'La Rochelle'.
> I have found some basic information about the families
from the shipping list, and SA Genealogies (Heese &
> I would like to contact anyone researching these families.
I would also be grateful for advice on finding baptism,
marriage and burial records, perhaps through the Lutheran
> Any help and advice will be much appreciated.
> Best wishes,
> Brian Duncan,
> currently in Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, England.