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From: "Becky Horne" <>
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] Roll Call
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2003 21:47:15 +0200
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I don't have much research material pertaining to the Transvaal (now
I went and had a look for MOREHEN at SA Archives.
www.national.archives.gov.za but sadly found nothing.
Don't you perhaps have an address where she stayed?
What religion did she follow?
You say she had a WILL. Who wrote up the WILL?
Maybe get someone to look-up MOREHEN in the telephone directory.
This is not always a good lead to follow, as South Africans have the option
of not having their telephone number listed.
Maybe by checking out these clues you might be able to pinpoint your
Once this has been narrowed down you can ask a researcher in Gauteng to
assist you further.
Researchers in the Gauteng area that you can contact is,
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Researching: HENWICK; HILL; HORN(E); MEREDITH; DEYZEL; LARSEN; WILSON;
LYNAR; HENNING; STERLEY; THECK; BEST; BRAUN, GREENER; GLANVILLE.
----- Original Message -----
From: polly2 <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 5:46 AM
Subject: Re: [ZA-IB] Roll Call
> Hi Becky,
> 1.Pat Longman
> 3. MARGARET MOREHEN nee PRIESTLEY She is my Gt.grandmother.
> She died in Johannesburg 1925.
> I have the death notice. Information from thecertificate.
> She was a nurse
> She was widowed at the time of her death.There were Three sons named on
> death certificate. Two of which were her natural children born in England
> CHARLES JAMES MOREHEN. Margaret and Charles were married in England. The
> third son named was not her natural son. This I discovered after sending
> away for his birth certificate, his parents were totally different. I do
> believe that if I dig far enough I probably will find that my
> gt.gt.grandfather and his gt.gt.grandfather were related. They were both
> born in Oundle Northamptonshire, England.
> She left a Will.
> I believe that Margaret came to South Africa some time after 1876 ( This
> the date of her last child's birth)
> WILLIAM HENRY He married ROSE HARRIET WILLIAMS in England
> He died in South Africa 1928. Did he have children ? Did Rose Die in
> South Africa?
> GEORGE JOHN Born in England.(he is my grandfather) Did he ever go to
> Africa or did he stay in England ? How would I go about researching this?
> Married in England
> Died in England
> 4. Dead Ends -O! so many!
> can not find her birth certificate in England
> cannot find the family on the 1881 uk census
> can not find when Margaret left England or her arrival in South Africa.
> she go alone or did her family go with her?
> can not find her husband death in England or South Africa. .
> 5.It would seem that my research so far is in the Johannesburg area. I
> would really like to know more about the area in which she lived
> If any one can help point me in the direction to some further research I
> will be most grateful.
> Some times these brick walls seem insurmountable! But never fear I shall
> on dauntless!!!
> Thank you so much.
> Pat. ( Canada)
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Becky Horne" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, August 03, 2003 9:30 PM
> Subject: [ZA-IB] Roll Call
> > Hello Folks
> > I've been quite surprised this weekend pertaining to requests for
> look-up's from members that appear to be a bit frustrated with their
> research as they still don't have any leads. So let's have a Roll Call and
> see what we can come up with! There are many new subscribers since the
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> > 3. Who you are researching, names, dates, locations, siblings and
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> > 5. Questions if you have them.
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> > Becky
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