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Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk death notice
« on: Wednesday 06 April 16 12:55 BST (UK) »
Hi, I need some help please in finding a death notice for Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk died 1944 Johannesburg. Even a death notice or Estate file ref. number will be great.

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Re: Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk death notice
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 14:36 BST (UK) »


there are a number of estate files for that name, can you be more specific about the death date.
Paylet, Pallatt, Morris (Russia, UK) Burke, Hillery, Page, Rumsey, Stevens, Tyne/Thynne(UK)  Landman, van Rooyen, Tyne, Stevens, Rumsey, Visagie, Nell (South Africa)

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Re: Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk death notice
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 15:35 BST (UK) »
Yes Sue, there are a lot of Jacob van Reenen van Niekerks.  The one I am looking for, He was born on the 15 Jun 1897 where? died 18 Jan 1944 Johannesburg, Lived in Jeppestown, Johannesburg. Wife- Francis Magdalene Jacoba Cloete b. 24 Jun 1898 d. 11 Jun 1982 Johannesburg. Married in 1917 St.Mary the Less Jeppestown.

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Re: Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk death notice
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 16:03 BST (UK) »


Nothing for those dates that I can find.....
Paylet, Pallatt, Morris (Russia, UK) Burke, Hillery, Page, Rumsey, Stevens, Tyne/Thynne(UK)  Landman, van Rooyen, Tyne, Stevens, Rumsey, Visagie, Nell (South Africa)

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Re: Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk death notice
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 16:29 BST (UK) »
Birth of a child for him and Francis

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVSH-FHGR

This looks like him in Grahamstown in 1916

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFTM-VX5

but no death or estate file
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Re: Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk death notice
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 17:21 BST (UK) »
Thanks sue. It is like he has disappeared, maybe his death notice got lost. 

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Re: Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk death notice
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 18:26 BST (UK) »


It's possible that he left no estate and so would likely not find it on Naairs. Those ones that we find there are usually with an estate file.
Paylet, Pallatt, Morris (Russia, UK) Burke, Hillery, Page, Rumsey, Stevens, Tyne/Thynne(UK)  Landman, van Rooyen, Tyne, Stevens, Rumsey, Visagie, Nell (South Africa)

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Re: Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk death notice
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 18:49 BST (UK) »
Maybe, his occupation is a miner, probably on the goldfields. Could he then have a civil death notice?
I wonder if he died on the mines?

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Re: Jacob van Reenen van Niekerk death notice
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 06 April 16 21:39 BST (UK) »


He may have, but all the death notices are civil notices, as I said it is possible he may have left no will so the Death Notice would not form part of his estate file which is what we can search for on NAAIRS.  There is probably a Death Notice somewhere, but will be hard to find, a trip to the Archive and a physical search through Jan 1944  might unearth one.  That, if there is one, would be in the Pretoria archives.
Paylet, Pallatt, Morris (Russia, UK) Burke, Hillery, Page, Rumsey, Stevens, Tyne/Thynne(UK)  Landman, van Rooyen, Tyne, Stevens, Rumsey, Visagie, Nell (South Africa)