Category Archives: SCHOEMAN

Parents of Record: Philippus A. MINNAAR & Helena D. STEYN

 “In genealogy, all conclusions are tentative pending further research.” So wrote James Tanner on 14 Apr 2013 in his blog Genealogy’s Star — a timely reminder of the approach that I must take for the MINNAAR family tree recently received from a distant … Continue reading

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Another Clue: Hendrik Nicolaas MINNAAR (ca. 1857 – 1903)

Family tree research sometimes puts one in mind of an old movie in which a prisoner tries to escape by digging a tunnel through the wall of his cell using a teaspoon. This week, I managed to chip away at the brick wall … Continue reading

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