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From: "lynette and kevin" <>
Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] WOLFF
Date: Sun, 9 May 2010 21:16:35 +1000
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I received a fair bit of information, re a Leopold WOLFF in Johannesburg, ex
Germany, from the Archives maybe Cape but he lived in J/burg, I felt it did
not pertain to my WOLFF family but shall see if I still have the documents.
Lynette from OZ
----- Original Message -----
From: "Graham Dickason" <>
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Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2010 2:45 PM
Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] SOUTH-AFRICA Digest, Vol 5, Issue 159


>I knew an Edna Woolf in Johannesburg, circa 1979, lived in Berea,
> Johannesburg - she had been married to a Mr. Erasmus on the Copperbelt
> and after returning to South Africa, reverted to her maiden name. Edna
> died
> at Highlands House,
> Vredehoek, Cape town about 12 years ago. There was a sister in
> Johannesburg.
> Graham
>
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> From: "Denise Whitehead" <>
> Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2010 4:53 AM
> To: <>
> Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] SOUTH-AFRICA Digest, Vol 5, Issue 159
>
>> On the subject of Woolff, my great grandmother was a Golda Sally
>> Woolf(one
>> f) who married Theunis Erasmus in Barberton in 1884.
>> Her parents were on the marriage certificate as Mr Woolf and Mrs Henry
>> Tate(formerly Woolf by previous marriage).
>> Golda and Theunis had four children Edmund Theodore, Isabel, Charles
>> Edward
>> and Alice.
>> Are we likely to have a connection here?
>> Dee in NZ
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -------Original Message-------
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>> From:
>> Date: 6/05/2010 7:19:01 p.m.
>> To:
>> Subject: SOUTH-AFRICA Digest, Vol 5, Issue 159
>>
>>
>> Today's Topics:
>>
>> 1. Re: WOLFF (lynette and kevin)
>> 2. Re: WOLFF (Ray Forsberg)
>> 3. Re: Durban cemetery records (Anthony Bigelow)
>>
>>
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>>
>> Message: 1
>> Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 17:30:00 +1000
>> From: "lynette and kevin" <>
>> Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] WOLFF
>> To: <>
>> Message-ID: <>
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>> reply-type=original
>>
>> Hi Carol,
>> Leo had three sons, one died in infancy, the other, Bertie, his death
>> was
>> caused by a fall off Table Mountain in 1914 - he had one daughter Vera -
>> I
>> would love to have information on her. After Bertie died the family lost
>> touch with the wife and child. Claude was my grandfather who also died
>> at
>> age 33, he died of the Spanish flu in 1918. He had five girls and one
>> son.
>> If you want any more info or have any on Vera I would love to hear from
>> you.
>> Warmly,
>> Lynette from OZ
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Ray Forsberg" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2010 12:56 PM
>> Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Naturalised citizenship
>>
>>
>>> Hi Lynnette,
>>>
>>> Whilst on the subject of your Wolff ancestor - would he have had any
>>> daughters born in South Africa?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Carol
>>>
>>> On 5 May 2010 09:18, lynette and kevin <>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Naturalised citizenship
>>>> Hi Claudine,
>>>>
>>>> In 1903 my German born g/grandfather was trying to find his papers of
>>>> naturalization.
>>>> I am not sure when he arrived in the country but know that he was
>>>> married
>>>> in
>>>> Victoria West in 1882. He was Leo WOLFF, born in Hamburg in about 1860.
>>>> Lynette from OZ
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Just wondering, the ancestor I am trying to trace, he came to South
>>>>> Africa
>>>>> in about 1860 - 1863, having left the USA in 1858. On a petition dated
>>>>> 1905, he claims to be a naturalised British subject. How would one
>>>>> become
>>>>> a
>>>>> naturalised British subject? Would he have become one simply through
>>>>> living
>>>>> in South Africa under British law at the time? Or might it be possible
>>>>> he
>>>>> left the US for Britain and became one that way before coming to South
>>>>> Africa.
>>>> > Regard
>>>>> Claudine
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>> Message: 2
>> Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 19:42:04 +1000
>> From: Ray Forsberg <>
>> Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] WOLFF
>> To:
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>> Hi Lynette,
>>
>> Looking at your dates, mine is probably a lot earlier. I have a
>> complete brick wall with Annie Regina Wolff b. 1834 in Fordsburg,
>> Transvaal, who married Peter Lehman b. 1829 in Zell, Coblenz, Germany
>> (also a complete brick wall!). These Lehman's were supposed to be
>> Jewish, but I have not been able to find anything on them at all.
>> Their son, Augustus Lehman b. 1862 married Sarah Cloete; their
>> daughter Sarah Margaret Lehman b. about 1900 was my husband's
>> grandmother; she married Augustus Adolf Forsberg.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Carol (also in Oz)
>>
>> On 5 May 2010 17:30, lynette and kevin <>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi Carol,
>>> Leo ?had three sons, one died in infancy, the other, Bertie, his death
>>> was
>>> caused by a fall off Table Mountain in 1914 - he had one daughter Vera -
>>> I
>>> would love to have information on her. ?After Bertie died the family
>>> lost
>>> touch with the wife and child. ?Claude was my grandfather who also died
>> ?at
>>> age 33, he died of the Spanish flu in 1918. ?He had five girls and one
>>> son
>>
>>> If you want any more info or have any on Vera I would love to hear from
>> you.
>>> Warmly,
>>> Lynette from OZ
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Ray Forsberg" <>
>>> To: <>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 2010 12:56 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Naturalised citizenship
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Lynnette,
>>>>
>>>> Whilst on the subject of your Wolff ancestor - would he have had any
>>>> daughters born in South Africa?
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Carol
>>>>
>>>> On 5 May 2010 09:18, lynette and kevin <>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Subject: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Naturalised citizenship
>>>>> Hi Claudine,
>>>>>
>>>>> In 1903 my German born g/grandfather was trying to find his papers of
>>>>> naturalization.
>>>>> I am not sure when he arrived in the country but know that he was
>> married
>>>>> in
>>>>> Victoria West in 1882. He was Leo WOLFF, born in Hamburg in about
>>>>> 1860.
>>>>> Lynette from OZ
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Just wondering, the ancestor I am trying to trace, he came to South
>>>>>> Africa
>>>>>> in about 1860 - 1863, having left the USA in 1858. On a petition
>>>>>> dated
>>>>>> 1905, he claims to be a naturalised British subject. How would one
>>>>>> become
>>>>>> a
>>>>>> naturalised British subject? Would he have become one simply through
>>>>>> living
>>>>>> in South Africa under British law at the time? Or might it be
>>>>>> possible
>>>>>> he
>>>>>> left the US for Britain and became one that way before coming to
>>>>>> South
>>>>>> Africa.
>>>>> > Regard
>>>>>> Claudine
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>> Message: 3
>> Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 02:21:17 +0000
>> From: Anthony Bigelow <>
>> Subject: Re: [SOUTH-AFRICA] Durban cemetery records
>> To: <>
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>>
>> Thanks Fay - sorry for the late reply, however I'll have a look. Cheers,
>> Anthony
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