WILLIAM BURRIDGE was born on 04 Aug 1823 in Denonshire, England. He died on 28 April 1877 in Pilgrims Rest, Transvaal.
William married Louise B. PITT age 16yrs on 19 Aug 1850 in the Parish of Pietermaritzburg, Natal, in the Government School Room, after Banns and consent by Judges Order No 267.
He is later married to Jessemina Wilhelmina Olive FOORD daughter of James Foord and Maria Dorothea HELLMOND on 14 Jan 1867 in (Greytown, KwaZulu, Natal) (LDS). Jessemina was born on 27 Apr 1843 in Uitenhage, Cape Colony. She was christened on 13 Apr 1844 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal. She died on 11 Jun 1895 in Lindleyspoort, Rustenburg, Transvaal.
They had the following children:
b1 George William was born on 18 Jul 1867. He died on 03 Jun 1933. George married Susara Maria SWANEPOEL [6 children]
b2 Jessie Maria was born on 02 Jan 1869 in Greytown, (South) Umzinyathi DC, KwaZulu-Natal. She was christened on 18 Jul 1869. She died on 31 Dec 1901 in Bethulie Concentration Camp, Bethulie, OFS. The cause of death was Enteric Fever.
Jessie married Izak Stephanus VENTER on 06 Oct 1884 in Reddersburg, Bloemfontein Dist, OFS by A Coetzee. Izak was born on 03 Sep 1866 in Fauresmith, OFS. He was christened (Fauresmith, OFS). He died on 30 Nov 1947 in (Fauresmith dist, OFS, "Jagersfontein".)
b4 Anna Susanna was born on 28 Aug 1872. She died on 17 Aug 1899. Anna married Petrus Hendrik Stephanus DU TOIT. [6 children]
b5 Wilhelmina was born on 12 May 1874. She died on 12 May 1957. Wilhelmina married Willem Lambertus VOS.[12 children]
b6 Elizabetha was born on 15 Oct 1877. She died on 23 Aug 1929. Elizabetha married Martin Jacobus VENTER. [7 children]
Extracts from 'Die Venter-Familie van Suid-Afrika' by
Prof B.J. Venter.
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