Charles Edward Hazelhurst

1881 Charles Edward Hazelhurst

Parents: Joseph and Adela Charlotte Hazelhurst

Birthday 15 July 1881.  Died in 1956 age 75 years

CHARLES IS BEFRIENDED BY ZULUS

From a Royal dwelling near Amersfoort, the Zulu head man, Solomon, had appointed Big Joe to be the ‘white chief’.  Charles Edward, eldest son, succeeded him in this capacity.  He was called “Thanda Bantu”, which means ‘one who gets on well with black indigenous people’

Charles was an influential man in Wakkerstroom.  At one time he was employed as the Bailiff and translator in the courts. Being fluent in the Zulu language.

War years.  His house was set alight by the Boer forces because they believed he had given the British forces a hiding place.  The whole second floor was destroyed.  When work began to renovate the house it was decided to leave the house as a single storey building.

He was imprisoned by the British forces and held on a ship in the Durban Harbour.  He contracted Enteric Fever and was hospitalized in the Addington Hospital in Durban.

 

 

Charles Portrait
Elizabeth (Betty)

FIRST MARRIAGE

1908: Elizabeth Maria Beukes of Perdekop. Born 1884, known as Betty

Died on the farm Mooimeisiefontein near Perdekop in 1918 of influenza during the “Great ‘Flu”. Daughter of Mattheus Gerhardus Beukes. 

Third Generation Children born to Charles Edward and Elizabeth Hazelhurst

1.   Mattheus Gerhardus Hazelhurst 1909

2.   Joseph Hazelhurst 1910

3.   Charles Henry Hazelhurst 1916 

Mattheus Gerhardus Hazelhurst 1909

Birthday 22 June 1909 in Perdekop. Died 28 November 2005.  Known to the family as Matt or Maat.

In his youth he was employed as a farmhand on a farm in the Volksrust district.  He became a successful farmer, initially on the farm “Waterval”, later on “Rusthoek” also in the Volksrust/Vrede area.

MARRIAGE

Anna Regina Annette Slabbert.  Born 22 November 1910.  Died 27 April 1993.

Fourth Generation Children born to Mattheus & Anna Hazelhurst

  1. Anna Regina 1940
  2. Maria Elizabeth 1941
  3. Louisa Susanna 1943
  4. Helene 1954

 

 

1. Anna Regina 1940

Birthday 29 March 1940 in Volksrust  She taught school in Heidelberg.  Nicknamed Rena  

MARRIAGE

On 9 January 1965 to Pieter Potgieter born 1 January 1941, a farmer.

Fifth Generation Children born to Anna & Pieter Potgieter  

1.   Annerie Potgieter born 27 January 1966

2.   Jan Adriaan Potgieter born 22 October 1967

3.   Helletjie Maria Susanna Potgieter born 1 May 1969

4.   Mattheus Gerhardus Potgieter born 28 May 1975 

 

2. Maria Elizabeth 1941

Birthday 10 November 1941 in Volksrust She was a nursing sister.  Nickname Bettie

MARRIAGE

On 6 January 1966 to Johannes Zacharias Pick born 12 October 1940. Died 31 May 2008

 

Fifth Generation Children born to Maria & Johannes Pick

1.    Reinette Pick born 26 August 1967

2.    George Pick born 13 August 1970

3.    Hazel Pick born 29 March 1976

 

3. Louisa Susanna 1943

Birthday 13 March 1943 in Volksrust She taught school in Heidelberg, later in Pretoria.

MARRIAGE

On 9 January1965 to Johannes Lodewikus Myburgh Born 8 March 1942.

Fifth Generation Children born to Louisa & Johannes Louw Myburgh 

  1. Mattheus Gerhardus Myburgh born 17 February 1966
  2. Anna Susanna Myburgh born 25 February 1967

4. Helene 1954

Birthday 20 May 1954 in Volksrust.

MARRIAGE

On 11 December 1976 to Ben Snyders born 13 October 1953. They lived in Marble Hall.

 

Fifth Generation Children born to Helene & Ben Snyders 

  1. Mariette Snyders born 7 April 1979
  2. Antoinette Snyders born 5 March 1981
  3. Daniel Benjamin Snyders born 13 October 1984
  4. Daleen Snyders born 9 April 1986.

 

 

Joseph Joe

1910 Joseph Hazelhurst

Parents Charles Edward & Elizabeth Hazelhurst

Born 14 November 1910 in Perdekop.  Died 05 February 1995. Moved to Wakkerstroom from Perdekop.

EMPLOYMENT

Joseph started his career as a shop assistant in Wakkerstroom for Mrs Horwitz.  He became a partner in the business with her son, Leon Schlosberg.  The partnership lasted for 9 years until Leon moved to Johannesburg and Joe became the sole owner of the “Nuwe Handelshuis”, a general dealer, which he managed for 45 years! Known as Joe!

MARRIAGE

7 February 1942 Susanna Margaretha Muriel Lourens born 5 March 1918 Died 22 May 1998 in Wakkerstroom.

Fourth Generation Children born to Joseph & Muriel

  1. Joseph Aubrey born 1 January 1943
  2. Lourencia Lorraine born 3 April 1946
  3. Irene Betty born 18 January 1951
Joe & Muriel married 7 Feb 1942
Joseph Joey, Joseph Joe, Big Joe, Joseph Aubrey
Horse and cart painting by Ina Millman. Cart was used by Joseph Joe until sold to Mr Nkosi

1st Joseph Aubrey 1943

Born 1 January 1943 in Wakkerstroom.

EDUCATION

Attended School in Wakkerstroom and in Heidelberg. At Pretoria University he qualified in the medical field as a General Practioner. Practiced in Bethal for 10 years. He specialised and practiced as a Dermatologist in Pretoria for over 30 years.

 MARRIAGE

On 3 July 1965 to Helena Boggie Kruger, born 1 September 1942.

Fifth Generation Children born to Joseph Aubrey & Helena Kruger

  1. Deon Aubrey born 21 November 1966
  2.   Joseph Louis born 27 October 1967
  3.  Delaine born 9 November 1970
  4.  Marguerite born 15 September 1977

 

2nd Lourencia 1946

Born 3 April 1946 in Wakkerstroom. Died 13 November 1996 tragically killed in a road accident.

She was a social worker and qualified as a professor of Social Work. Known as Lorraine.

MARRIAGE

On 18 March 1972 to Johannes Wynand Hofmeyr born 30 January 1947

Fifth Generation Children born to Lourencia & Johannes Wynand Hofmeyr 

  1. Johannes Wynand Louw Hofmeyer born 19 November 1975
  2. Lourencia Muriel Hofmeyer born 7 September 1977

3rd Irene 1951

Born 18 January 1951 in Wakkerstroom. Educated here and in Volksrust. 

FIRST MARRIAGE

On 16 September 1972 to Andre Botha born 16 October 1950 Died 15 February 1992.  They lived first in Brits later in Groblersdal.

SECOND MARRIAGE

On 10 August 2013 to Carel Schoeman born 2 January 1947

Fifth Generation Children born to Irene & Andre Botha

  1. Lizinda Botha Born 3 June 1975
  2. Christo Botha Born 16 October 1977. He fathered two Children Janre Botha born 7 June 2007, and Ciane Botha born 5 December 2009

1st Child Deon Aubrey 1966

Born 21 November 1966

MARRIAGE

On 20 November 1993 to Nelda Terblanche born 4 September 1968

Sixth Generation Children born to Deon & Nelda

1.   Jackie Lee born 10 September 1999

2.   Helena born 25 October 2001

3.   Joseph Aubrey born 2 February 2003

Emigrated to New Zealand

 

2nd Child Joseph Louis 1967

Born 27 October 1967

MARRIAGE

On 10 January 1997 to Laurika Jacoba Peacock born 21 June 1972

 

Sixth Generation Children born to Joseph & Laurika

  1. Alisha Born 13 October 1997
  2. Joseph Louis Born 26 June 1999
  3. Marguerite Born 20 January 2004

 Emigrated to New Zealand

 

3rd Child  Delaine 1970

Born 9 November 1970

MARRIAGE

On 4 October 1997 to Tertius van Zyl born 11 July 1966.

Sixth Generation Children born to Delaine & Tertius van Zyl

  1. Nicole Elizabeth born 10 June 2004
  2. Gene Christi born 11 April 2006
 
 

4th Child Marguerite 1977

Born 15 September 1977

MARRIAGE

On 3 January 2009 to George Johann Lotter born 30 October 1981.

Sixth Generation Children born to Marguerite & George Lotter 

  1. Bernard Zulch born 21 December 2009
  2. Nina Delaine born 30 December 2011

 

Charles Henry Hazelhurst

3rd Son Charles Henry Hazelhurst 1918

Parents Charles Edward & Elizabeth Hazelhurst

Birthday 16 September 1918 in Wakkerstroom.  Died 29 October 1985. 

Initially he joined the SA Railways.  Later he became a trader and General Merchant in Wakkerstroom.

MARRIAGE

1937 Marjorie de Kock. Born 26 April 1922.

Fourth Generation Children born to Charles Henry & Marjorie Hazelhurst

  1. Charlotte Adeley born 24 October 1943
  2. Lynette born 25 March 1944 (photo)
  3. Charles born 29 April 1946
  4. Bert born 19 October 1950 (photo)
  5. Marjorie born 29 April 1954
  6. Letitia Elizabeth born 21 January 1959
charlotte Addeley
Bert 1950 with baby Lee-Anne

1st Child Charlotte 1943

Parents Charles Henry & Marjorie Hazelhurst

Born 24 October 1942   Born and Educated in Wakkerstroom and Volksrust.

 MARRIAGE

On 27 March 1965 to Barend Daniel Esterhuizen born 4 January 1943

They lived in Ficksburg.

Children born to Charlotte & Barend 

  1. Barend Daniel born 7 August 1966 
  2. Marjorie born 7 January 1968
  3. Charles born 28 March 1972

2nd Child Lynette 1944

Parents Charles Henry & Marjorie Hazelhurst


Born 25 March 1944 Wakkerstroom 

Lynette was an excellent artist and resided in Cape Town.

 

MARRIAGE


On 21 March 1964 to Josias Jacobus Hamman born 20 May 1936.

Children born to Lynette & Josias Hamman

  1. Charlene Hamman born 16 September 1965
  2. Jaco  Hamman born 30 July 1967
  3. Lyzette Hamman born 30 November 1970

3rd Child Charles  1946

Parents Charles Henry & Marjorie Hazelhurst

Birthday 2 June 1946 Wakkerstroom.  Died 16 January 2015

Attended school in Volksrust. Excelled in tennis and became a coach and professional trainer. Charles worked as hotel manager of Umfolozi Guest House.

MARRIAGE

On 27 July 1970 to Elizabeth (Hester) van Wyk born 1 September 1942.

Children born to Charles & Elizabeth Hazelhurst

  1. Christal born 22 November 1972,

Her MARRIAGE 24 February 1994 Christal married Jacobus Mattheus Viljoen, Born 24 November 1964,

Children born to Christal and Jacobus Viljoen

  1. Chenique Viljoen born 10 March 1995
  2. Charles Jacobus (CJ) Viljoen born 28 April 1997

4th Child Bert 1950

Parents Charles Henry & Marjorie Hazelhurst

Birthday 19 October 1950 Died 12 January 2005

FIRST MARRIAGE

1976 Nuria Lopez

SECOND MARRIAGE

26 September 1980 Marita Antoinette del la Guerre, born 29 April 1956.

Children born to Bert & Marita Antoinette

  1. Gavin born 22 September 1975 (Adopted)
  2. Roberto born 5 March 1977 ( Nuria Lopez
  3. Lee Anne born 8 May 1981

5th Child Marjorie 1954

Parents Charles Henry & Marjorie Hazelhurst

Birthday 29 April 1954 in Natal,

FIRST MARRIAGE

On 1 September 1973 to Petrus Jacobs born 26 July 1948

SECOND MARRIAGE

On 19 January 1983 to Johannes Petrus Nel born 10 February 1952

Children born to Marjorie & Neil Jacobs/Johannes Nel 

  1. Neil Charles Jacobs born 2 July 1977
  2. Werner Jacobs born 2 December 1981
  3. Lynette Nel born  9 September 1984
  4. Johanita Nel born 25 October 1990

 

6th Child Letitia Elizabeth 1959

Parents Charles Henry & Marjorie Hazelhurst

Birthday 21 January 1959 in Wakkerstroom

FIRST MARRIAGE

On 19 September 1981 to Marius Nel born 15 July 1957.

SECOND MARRIAGE

On 21 January 1990 to Robert Henry Slaughter born 18 March 1949.

Children born to Letitia & Marius Nel/Robert Slaughter

  1. Marcelle Nel born 20 June 1982
  2. Riaan Nel born 10 February 1986
  3. Benjamin Nel born 16 February 1987
  4. Robert Henry Slaughter Born 14 August 1991

(Anthea Slaughter,Letitia’s step child)

SECOND MARRIAGE CHARLES & ANN DELPORT

1919 Ann Delport, a widow.

They lived at 42 Vlei Street, Wakkerstroom. Moved to Standerton, then to Estcourt, Natal.  Then they returned to Wakkerstroom.

Fourth Generation Children born to Charles Edward & Ann Hazelhurst

  1. Edward Potgieter Hazelhurst 1920
  2. Charles Cornelius Hazelhurst 1922
Edward Potgieter Hazelhurst

1st Child Edward Potgieter Hazelhurst 1920

Parents Charles Edward & Ann Hazelhurst

Born 8 May 1920 Estcourt.  Died 22 September 2003, at the age of 83 years,

FIRST MARRIAGE

1941 Johanna Maritz, who died 1981.

Fourth Generation Children born to Edward Potgieter & Johanna Hazelhurst

1.   Charles born 25 November 1941

2.   Beulah born 25 November 1941

3.   Annabelle born 1943

4.   Edward born 11 November 1950

5.   Hennah born 25 October 1951

6.   John born 16 September 1954

1st Child Charles 1941

Birthday 25 November 1941 in Wakkerstroom. (twin) 

MARRIAGE

Gera Fouche in 1965

Children born to Charles & Gera Hazelhurst

  1. Charlene born 26 December 1967
  2. Anne born 26 February 1969
  3. Aida Beulah born 1 May 1970
  4. Kathleen born 23 February 19701

2nd Child Beulah 1941

Birthday 25 November 1941 (twin) in Wakkerstroom.

MARRIAGE Stephanus van Dyk 

 no children 

3rd Child Annabelle 1944

Birthday 3 September 1943 Died 16 June 2011

 

FIRST MARRIAGE

Herbert Lordan

SECOND MARRIAGE

Mr Lauper

 

Children born to Annabelle and Herbert Lordan/Mr Lauper

  1. Laetitia Lordan born 5 January 1963
  2. Colette Lordan born 2 August 1964
  3. Reschell Lauper born 3 February 1984

4th Child Edward 1950

Born 11 November 1950

MARRIAGE

23 June 1981 Jeanette Marx born 23 June 1981

 

Children born to Edward & Jeanette Hazelhurst

  1. Anika born  July 1974
  2. Odette born 21 July 1976. Died 28 February 1997

 

5th Child Hennah 1951

Birthday 25 October 1951.

FIRST MARRIAGE

11 November 1968 Nicolaas Louis van Rooyen born 26 June 1946, They divorced

SECOND MARRIAGE

31 October 1992 Edward Burger born 9 November 1939.

Children born to Hennah & Nicolaas van Rooyen

  1. Nicolette van Rooyen born 30 June 1973
  2. John Abraham van Rooyen born 9 August 1978

 

6th Child John 1956

Birthday 16 August 1956. Died 17 December 2014

FIRST MARRIAGE

On 23 March 1977 to Amelia Naude born 21 August 1951.

Divorced 11 November 1988

SECOND MARRIAGE

1989 Charmaine Nel born 7 September 1969

Children born to John & Amelia /Charmaine

  1. Yolandi born 6 September 1978 Died 1981 (3 years old)
  2. Patricia born 10 March 1980
  3. Jana Theresa born 19 April 1983
  4. Charlene born 23 December 1989
  5. Monica born 16 June 1992
  6. John Louis born 31 August 1995

 

EDWARD POTGIETER HAZELHURST 1920 – SECOND MARRIAGE

14 April 1959, Gezina Cornelia Slabbert Nicky, born 14 March 1938

Children born to Edward and Nicky

  1. Joseph Edward born 10 September 1959
  2. Danele born 14 August 1960
  3. Salome Joy born 1 October 1962

 

1st Child Joseph Edward 1959

Born 10 September 1959

FIRST MARRIAGE

6 December 1980 Amelia Nina Fourie born 21 September 1960

Children born to Joseph and Amelia

  1. Edward born 20 June 1981. Married Chantelle van Rooyen born 15 September 1986.  Their children born Tine born 12 June 2012 and Limay born 11 April 2014
  2. Andre born 28 September 1983. Died 6 January 2007

SECOND MARRIAGE

30 May 1997  to Wanita Fischer born 11 February 1973

Child born to Joseph and Wanita

  1. Jody-Ann born 25 November 2000 

 

 

 

2nd Child Danele 1960

Born 14 August 1960. Died 21 September 1987.  

Never married.

 

 

3rd Child Salome Joy 1962

Born 1 October 1962

MARRIAGE

9 April 1988 to Phillip van Wyk born 19 July 1960

Children born to Salome & Phillip van Wyk

1.   Phillip van Wyk Born 1 December 1989

2.   D’Nele van Wyk Born 9 October 1992

 

5th Child Charles Cornelius Hazelhurst 1922

Parents Charles Edward and Ann Hazelhurst.  Known as Toys

Born 23 May 1922 in Estcourt, Natal.  Died 3 January 1985

Joined the army in 1945.  His grandson, Justin Macey advised us that Toys had served with the Natal Carbines based in Italy during World War Two.

Employed on the Stilfontein Mines, near Klerksdorp.  He played a good game of golf and rugby.

MARRIAGE

22 September 1945 Hope Meyer Fauche, born 5 July 1923. Died 30 May 2009

Children born to Charles & Hope Hazelhurst

  1. Sandra Paulette born 30 May 1948
  2. Malcolm Philip born 23 January 1950
  3. Heather born 5 September 1952
  4. Carla born 26 March 1956
  5. Margo born 8 October 1959

Sandra Paulette

born 30 May 1948

MARRIAGE

18 December 1965 Willem Adrian Labuschagne born 3 November 1948.  Died 30 May 2009

Children born to Sandra & Willem Labuschagne

  1. Trevor Grant Labuschagne born 3 May 1966
  2. Angela Jane Labuschagne born 25 November 1969
  3. Shaun Mark Labuschagne born 15 January 1974

Malcolm Philip

born 23 January 1950

MARRIAGE

21 April 1973 Lynette Waldeck born 27 November 1950

Children born to Malcolm & Lynette 

  1. Malcolm born 11 July 1976
  2. David born 1 September 1981

Malcolm Hazelhurst 1976

MARRIED 25 August 2007 Elmarie Matthee born 26 October 1978

 David Hazelhurst 1981

MARRIED 29 August 2009 Karen van Renen born 13 July 1979

  1. Isla born 22 July 2011

Heather

born 5 September 1952

MARRIAGE

25 January 1975 Stephen Bertram Lombard born 22 July 1950

Children born to Heather & Stephen Lombard

  1. Leigh-Ann Lombard born 21 January 1975
  2. Lauren Lombard born 20 October 1978
  3. Gareth Eric Lombard born 9 October 1981

Carla

born 26 March 1956

FIRST MARRIAGE

19 May 1973 Collin Macey born 23 August 1951

SECOND MARRIAGE

7 December 1996 Frank Collin James Ludick. They divorced

Children born to Carla & Collin Macey 

  1. Justin Clyde Macey born 14 October 1973
  2. Brett Marc Macey born 21 July 1976
  3. Ryan Paul Macey born 28 January 1984

Margo

born 8 October 1959

Never married

David Hazelhurst, wife Karen and child Isla

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