Tag Archives: Genealogy

S.A. Genealogy Resources.


South African Genealogy Resources. (Free unless otherwise noted.) Note: Some websites like Ancestry.com, Find My Past, etc. have free searches on holidays, like Veteran’s (Memorial) day, Labourday, Family Day, Easter, etc.

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Pen Pals.


I created one 12″ x 12″ scrapbook page using a photo of my dad and one of he’s pen-pals. He had many pen-pals with which he exchanged letters, postage stamps, postcards, etc. You can see more of he’s postcards here. My inspiration was … Continue reading

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More of Grandmother’s Cards.


My Grandmother  kept a lot of photos, documents, negatives and mementos, which my Dad passed onto me. Many of the postcards have handwriting on the back. Please contact me here, if you have any additional information or if you would like to use this content. … Continue reading

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Mementos of my Grandmother.


My grandmother Pieteriza Cilliers Van Ellewee. (7.10.01- 7.7.1992) Circa 1919. South Africa. All rights reserved © My Grandmother  kept a lot of photos, documents, negatives and mementos, which my Dad passed onto me. Many of the postcards have handwriting on the back. Please contact me here, if … Continue reading

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Pelser.


I scrap-booked three 12″x 12″pages using photos of my grandmother Heiltje (Hilda) Johanna Gertruida Pelser (17 July 1892 -1968) and her family. There is more information in the envelope. The first two pages in a post bound album. My inspiration for the … Continue reading

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Organizing Family Photos.


My interest in Genealogy started with my Father, who interviewed my Grandmother in the old age home, before she passed away, about her family. My Grandmother  had an incredible memory and kept a lot of photos, documents, negatives and mementos, which my Dad passed onto me. I scan … Continue reading

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Namesake.


I scrap-booked two 12″x 12″ pages using photos of my aunt as a baby, my great-aunt, Dad, grandmother and grandfather. Dad’s sister was named after her grandmother Christina Philippina Margaretha Truter (20.10.1861 -8.12.1945) I have scrap-booked my great-grandmother and you can see the … Continue reading

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My 2nd Great uncle’s family.


I scrap-booked one 12″ x 12″ page using a photo of my second great-uncle and he’s family, taken Circa 1900. Information about the photo is on the tag. My inspiration was “There is no Greater love” by  Dnurse at Scrapbook.com Close … Continue reading

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Philip and D.


I scrap-booked one 12″x 12″ page using a photo of my husband’s grandfather and he’s youngest daughter. I have used this photo in a layout before, which you can see here. The tags contain information about the photo. My inspiration … Continue reading

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Ouma.


I scrapbooked two 12″x12″ pages of my grandmother Pieteriza Cilliers Van Ellewee (7.10.01- 7.7.1992), who I have scrap-booked before and which you can see here and here. Ouma is Afrikaans for Grandmother. The card contains information on my grandmother and … Continue reading

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