Anthonie was born in 1835 in probably Zwolle, Netherland. He died on 30 Nov 1878 in Robertson, Cape Colony. He was buried in the age of 53yrs 10mths.
Anthonie was employed as a Road Overseer. He signed a will in 1865. He was employed as a Teacher in Richmond, Cape Colony.
Anthonie married (1) Anna Louisa LIEBENBERG daughter of Willem Hendrik Stephanus LIEBENBERG and Anna Catharina VAN DER MERWE on 30 May 1864 in Richmond, Cape Colony. Anna was born on 07 Jun 1842 in Probably Graaff-Reinet Dist, Cape Colony. She was christened on 03 Oct 1842 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, in the Veld Cornetry of P. vd Merwe. She died in 1867.
They had the following children:
b1. Anthonie Albertus was born on 23 Jun 1865. He was christened on 23 Jul 1865 in Richmond Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. He died on 09 May 1886 in Richmond Dist, Cape Colony.
b2. Willem Hendrik Stephanus was born on 01 Mar 1867. He was christened on 01 Sep 1867 in Richmond Neder Herv Church, Cape Colony. He died on 08 Nov 1907 in Ficksburg, OFS. He was buried in the age of 40 yrs 3mths.
Willem married Susanna Maria FOURIE on 23 Dec 1891 in Ficksburg, OFS. Susanna was born on 27 Aug 1869 in Ficksburg Dist, OFS. She died on 14 Aug 1943 in Ficksburg, OFS. She was buried in Ficksburg Old Cemetery, OFS.
Anthonie married (2) Maria Magdalena Elizabeth HENSON daughter of John Hodgers HENSON and Sarah Francina LE ROUX on 02 Sep 1869 in Victoria West, Cape Colony. Maria was born in 1838 in Paarl, Cape Colony. She died on 15 Jul 1924 in Thaba'Nchu. She was buried in the age of 86yrs 2mths. Maria was employed as a Teacher.
Anthonie and Maria had the following children:
b3. Louis Jacob van Foreest was born in 1871 in Richmond, Cape Colony. He was buried on 09 Sep 1936 in Empangeni Cemetery, KwaZulu Natal.
Louis married (1) Gertruida DE LANGE daughter of Pieter Adriaan DE LANGE and Elizabeth Johanna COETZER on 30 Apr 1895 in Thaba'Nchu Neder Geref Church, OFS. Gertruida was born in 1872 in Rouxville, OFS. She died on 21 Feb 1907 in Springs, Transvaal, Geduld Station. She was buried in the age of 36yrs.
Louis married (2) Ellena [Helena] Catharina Aletta PALM daughter of Robert Green PALM and Ellena Catharina Aletta ADAMS on 31 Mar 1908 in Boksburg North Neder Herv Church, Transvaal. They agreed on marriage contract on 27 Mar 1908. Ellena was born in 1879. She died on 25 Sep 1923 in Rustenburg, Transvaal, farm 'Vlakfontein 244'. She was buried in the age of 44yrs 7mths.
b4. Maria Sarah Francis was born on 08 Sep 1873 in Robertson, Cape Colony. She was christened on 08 Feb 1874 in Robertson Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. She died on 08 May 1966 in Heidelberg, Transvaal. She was buried in the age of 93yrs 8mths.Maria never married.