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From: Richard Ball <>
Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Frederik Ernest Smith
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 12:05:08 +0000
KS> My grandfather died in 1916.
KS> At the archives in Pretoria I have found a death notice for
KS> Frederick filed with their will. Both his parents were dead by
KS> the time Frederick died, their names were Alfred and Annie Smith.
KS> No place of birth or birth dates are given
KS> Frederick had two siblings that we know about, they were
KS> Albert/Bert and James/Jimmy.
Apart from the fact that the surname is Smith (always a problem), that
is really not a bad lot of information - did the death notice give
his age at death, to give and approximate date of birth? Did it state
that he was born in England?