Surnames A to C

BURNESS Charles Louis

Charles Louis BURNESS, was born on Dec. 12, 1835 in Woburn, Bedfordshire, England, son of Charles Burness and Catherina ANDERSON, and died on Feb. 17, 1901 in Mazelskraal, Willowmore. Married Anna Magdalena GOUWS on Oct. 31, 1881 in Worcester, South Africa. Anna Magdalena was born about 1855 and died on an unknown date.

Other events in the life of Charles Louis:-

Christening Feb 26 1836 WOBURN, BEDFORD, ENGLAND
Occupation Schoolmaster
Burial Willowmore

Children of Charles and Anna: 

b1. Jacobus Marthinus, born in 1869 and died on an unknown date.

b2. Alexander Edward, born in 1873 in Alexandria S.A and died on Jun. 22, 1922 in 11 Langdon str, Uitenhage. Married in Somerset East to Eva Sarah NEL.

b3. Anna Magdalena Jacoba, born on Oct. 25, 1887 in Willowmore and died on Aug. 8, 1973 in Beaufort-wes. Married on 18 Apr 1906 in Willowmore to Adriaan Johannes Gous STOLK born 9 Sep 1884, died 6 Oct 1964 in Leeu Gamka.

b4. Charles Alexander, born about 1888 and died on an unknown date. Married in Willowmore to Johanna Catharina Maria Elizabeth VAN VUUREN, born c. 1895 and died 23 Sep 1919, in Klipfontein, Carnarvon, daughter of Daniel and Martha Gous. 

b5. Maria Jacomina, born About 1894 and died on Aug. 21, 1898 in Hartebeestkuil, Willowmore.

b6. Johanna Catharina, born on Oct. 4, 1896 in Murraysburg and died on Jan. 18, 1967 in Beaufort West. Married Jacobus Stephanus GOUWS, born 25 Sep 1883 in Willowmore and died 4 Aug 1965 in Beaufort West, son of Petrus Hermanus and Maria Magdalena Petronella DU PREEZ.

b7. Edward Ellek was born on May 27, 1899 in Aberdeen, Cape and died on May 20, 1904 in Hartebeeskuil, Willowmore.

Researched and compiled by:

Marietta Louisa van Zyl.

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