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Looking for Schoemans from Waterval Onder, waterval Bo and Machadodorp regions.

Journal by Rika

I am researching my grandmother's family tree. She was born 21 June 1884 as Maria Elizabeth SCHOEMAN and she married Andries Johannes MEYER. Her father was Petrus Albertus SCHOEMAN. Her mother's maiden name was also SCHOEMAN, but I am not sure about her names. I think she was Elsje.
Some of her brothers and sisters had the following nick names: Faan, Ellie, Mart, Hannie and Saar. I know that some of these people farmed near Waterval Onder.

I am interested to find out about both the ancestral lines of Petrus Albertus and Elsje, as mentioned above.

Attached is a photograph of Maria Elizabeth MEYER (born SCHOEMAN) and Andries Johannes MEYER, taken circa 1906.

Surnames: MEYER SCHOEMAN
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on 2011-02-28 01:55:31

Rika has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2011. is researching the following names: SCHOEMAN.

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by edmondsallan on 2011-02-28 03:40:47

Hello Rika - I suggest you look at the following websites for the Shoeman's of South Africa
--> Familysearch.com < pilotsearch --> advanced Search -- Put in Surname only and South africa - their is ( 40 ) in that Name from 1809--1961

--> Tribalpages.com ---> Has (79 ) family trees which include that name - Some are locked many are not and have free viewing and range from 1836 -- 1924-- Good luck with your research . Come back to us and show us your Shoeman tree, We would all love to read it - Regards -

by PetrusA on 2014-01-13 08:22:12

Hello Rika, My name is Petrus Albertus Schoeman, my great grand father was Pertus Albertus Schoeman, from Waterval Onder, during the anglo boer war he had a farm called In de Middel in Schoemans Kloof.

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