Category Archives: MARÉ

Revised De Villiers/Pama Code: H. N. MINNAAR (1855 – 1903)

Genealogists are often cautioned to consider information that lacks a source citation as a clue and not a proven fact. The De Villiers/Pama System for coding the male-line ancestry of South African families should be viewed in the same light. The system is usually applied … Continue reading

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Natal Marriage #2: P. A. MINNAAR – H. D. STEYN (1844)

When I examine the vital information for my husband’s 2x great-grandparents, I must keep in mind that attitudes and expectations among Afrikaners in mid-nineteenth-century South Africa would have been considerably different from anything I have known. Still, I can’t help … Continue reading

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b5c2d3e3f1g?: Hendrik Nicolaas MINNAAR (1855 – 1903)

[23 Jun 2013 Note: See today’s post for the steps taken to revise the code.] [15 Apr 2013 Note: The De Villiers/Pama System code for Hendrik Nicolaas MINNAAR has been amended to g?, both in the title and in the body of … Continue reading

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