Elijah Hazelhurst

1865 ELIJAH HAZELHURST

Parents Edward & Anne Hazelhurst

Born 26 May 1865 Pietermaritzburg Died 2 October 1937

1902 Served with the British SA Police Force for 3 years in Salisbury.  Known as Lijah

Settled in Melmoth, Natal, where he worked as a prospector.

FIRST MARRIAGE

Mary Amelia Mossop born 22 September 1869 daughter of James Mossop. Died 7 June 1949

Child born to Elijah and Mary Hazelhurst

  1. Evelyn Mary 1895

MARRIAGE                             

Harold Meek. They had no children.

Evelyn was very artistic and could remember a face (which she noticed while out shopping), come home, sketch it and then embroider it!  Her living family members have many of her portraits, including one of an old Muslim man with a red fez.

Evelyn and Harold
Andrietta Hazelhurst

SECOND MARRIAGE

Andrietta (Aunty Jet) Lodewyka Strydom Born 4 April 1874. Died 16 August 1948

Children born to Elijah & Andrietta Hazelhurst

  1. Tempest Roland born February 1897
  2. Grace Muriel born 18 November 1900
  3. Ellen Lenore born 6 April 1904
  4. Madeline Erica born 1907
  5. Constance Charity born 1908
  6. Dudley Chester born 1908
  7. Anne Mary born 21 May 1911
  8. Lionel born 1911
  9. Ivan Derrick born 23 January 1913
1907 Father, Edward Hazelhurst died and was buried in Pretoria
1911 Mother, Anne Hazelhurst died and was buried in Barberton
Tempest Roland
Grace Muriel
Ellen Lenore
Madeline Erica
Constance Charity

1) 1897 Tempest Roland  Born Melmoth in February 1897. Died 7 July 1941.

Employed as an engine driver for S A. Railways

TEMPEST MARRIED Marguerite Adair Wilke born 1941, died 3 March 1977

Child born to Tempest and Marguerite

Roland Chester born 19 August 1926. Died 3 March 1977.  

MARRIED
25 November 1950  Alice Hanson, born 20 September 1919. Died 18 September 1980. 

Children born to Roland and Alice

  1. William Tempest born 24 October 1951
  2. Roland David born 21 July 1958 Never married

1st Child William Tempest 1951, Known as Billy

2nd Child Roland David 1958

Never married.

WILLIAM MARRIED 18 September 1976 Lynette Freese born 8 March 1949.

Children born to William & Lynette 

  1. Lynton Tempest born 8 December 1978
  2. Shannon born 28 April 1980
2) 1900 Grace Muriel Born 18 November 1900. Died 1967

MARRIED John Eric Smith born 1 March 1890

Children born to Grace & John Smith

  1. Thomas William Smith born 28 December 1922
  2. Mavis Smith born 1 May 1930

2nd Child Mavis Smith 1930 

MARRIED 21 July 1951 Brian Cowden born 9 May 1928. Died 13 March 2013

3) 1904 Ellen Lenore Born 6 April 1904.

MARRIED 4 August 1923 John William Jack Lamb, born 10 September 1901

Children born to Ellen & John Lamb

  1. Lionel Lamb born 26 January 1925
  2. Joan Lamb born 10 January 1933
  3. Barry William Lamb born 10 September 1938

 

4) 1907 Madeline Erica Born 5 November 1907 died August 1979 Known as Maddy

MARRIED David Jacobus van Rooyen born 4 May

Children born to Madeline & David van Rooyen

  1. Natalie van Rooyen 14 September 1928
  2. Robert Clyde van Rooyen born 22 June 1930 (Twin with Noel)
  3. Noel Peter van Rooyen born 22 June 1930 (Twin)
  4. Laurence van Rooyen 10 January 1934
  5. Florence van Rooyen 24 July 1937
  6. Phyllis van Rooyen born 12 March 1944

1st Child Natalie van Rooyen. Died 8 July 2006

MARRIED Willem Vermaak: 

Children Madeline, Johanna, Annette, Tersia, Willem

2nd Child Robert Clyde van Rooyen Never married. Died 1968

3rd Child Noel Peter van Rooyen. Died 24 July 1994

MARRIED Susanna Swanepoel.

Children – Alta, Erica, Ronel, Dawie, Johan, Ansie

Ronel, very kindly, advised us about the Family reunion on 2 July 2016, and forwarded the photos to us.  Thanks Ronel.

4th Child Laurence Ivan van Rooyen.  Died 16 August 1997

MARRIED Johanna Echardt (Joey) Bester.

Children – Louise, Stella, Trudie, Natalie, Joline

5th Child Florence Memory van Rooyen  Died 1 December 1993

MARRIED Ken Atherstone. 

Children – David, Graham, Brenda

6th Child Phyllis van Rooyen 

MARRIED Chris van Rooyen.

Children – Deon and Lisa

The van Rooyen family re-union held on 2 July 2016 in Richards Bay

5) 1908 Constance Charity born 1908. 

MARRIED Herbert Mays. Children born to Constance and Herbert Mays

  1. Derrick Mays
  2. Dawn Mays
6) 1908 Dudley Chester  
Born 1908. Died 1910 aged 18 months Known as Dicky
Anne Mary
Lionel
Wedding Ivan & Marion
Ivan & Marion
Children of Ivan & Marion
7) 1911 Anne Mary 
Born 21 May 1911. Died 29 July 1994

MARRIAGE

Nicholaas Johannes Strydom born 30 June 1904 Died 31 January 1998

Children born to Anne Mary & Nicholaas Strydom

  1. Annette Maryna Strydom born 3 June 1941
  2. Marsman le Roux Strydom born 5 December 1942
  3. Sjoukje Strydom born 22 June 1944

2nd Child Marsman le Roux Strydom 1942

Children

  1. Annemieke Strydom born 2 March 1969
  2. Deon Strydom born 4 August 1970
  3. Etienne Strydom born 20 December 1971

3rd Child Sjoukje Strydom 1944

MARRIAGE

Andre Willem du Toit born 6 August 1943

 8) 1911 LIONEL HAZELHURST

Born 1911 Died 1918

9) 1913 Ivan Derrick 

Birthday 23 January 1913. Died 8 June 1969

MARRIAGE

1937 to Marion Phyllis MacCrae, she was born 17 October 1917, died 13 May 1964 daughter of Arthur John Sydney MacCrae born 1892.

Children born to Ivan Derrick & Marion Hazelhurst

  1. Wayne Sydney born 12 September 1939
  2. Dudley Thomas born 3 May 1941
  3. Hazel Gwendoline born 24 January 1943
  4. Madeline Muriel born 18 September 1948

1st Child Wayne Sydney 

MARRIAGE: Gail Newcombe

Children born to Wayne & Gail

  1. Bridgette born 4 September 1969
  2. Natalie born 11 June 1971
  3. Jane born 13 February 1974

2nd Child Dudley Thomas 1941

He resides in Tugela Beach, Natal.

MARRIAGE

26 December 1968 Cheryl Dawn Orchison born 11 December 1947.

Children born to Dudley & Cheryl Hazelhurst

  1. Kim born 10 May 1971
  2. Leigh born 4 July 1972

3rd child Hazel Gwendoline 1943

FIRST MARRIAGE

Neville Spencer they divorced

Children born to Hazel & Neville Spencer

  1. Marion Spencer
  2. Vanessa Spencer
  3. Trevlyn Spencer

SECOND MARRIAGE

Roy Greaves

4th Child Madeline Muriel 1948

Known to the family as Maddy

FIRST MARRIAGE

21 September 1968 to Bruce MacNamara

SECOND MARRIAGE

9 November 1973 to Graham Kelly born 18 August 1945

Children born to Madeline & Graham Kelly

  1. Liam Kelly Born 14 February 1975
  2. Megan Kelly Born 30 April 1976

THIRD MARRIAGE

4 September 1999 to Piet du Toit born 5 April 1942

The re-union of the van Rooyen family held on 2 July 2016 in Richards Bay.  Ronel, very kindly, advised us about the re-union and forwarded the photos to us.  Thanks Ronel

Wayne 1939
Dudley Thomas 1941
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