Surnames K to M

MUSK Harry

Harry was born in 1863 in Exning, Suffolk, England. He ~ 13 September 1863. The surname means “strong smell of a Mammal”. Harry was trained as a Plasterer. He came to South Africa in 1902. He x Lucy Frances CHAMPION (1880-1946). She was the daughter of John I. and Jacoba L. THERON

Children born:

b1 Louis Henry * 13 March 1904 in Cape Town, ~ 30 October1904 in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Woodstock, Cape Town, † 13 October 1956 in Pretoria, Transvaal, X Florence CHANNON (1910 - 1968)
b2 Harry Eustace * 20 January 1906 in Cape Town, ~ 25 March 1906 in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Woodstock, † 1970 in Pretoria, X 1 February 1927, Martha Helen HARTOGH (1904-1963). Martha parents were Jacobus H. and Cecilia C. S. ERASMUS
b3 Charles Pedro * 1 March 1907 in Cape Town, ~ 9 June 1907 in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Woodstock, † 17 April 1956 in Pretoria, X Laura CHANNON
b4 Mabel Doreen Louise * 9 April 1909, ~ 23 May 1909 in in St. Mary's Anglican Church, Woodstock, † 1980 in Nelspruit, Transvaal, X 1932, Arthur William Richard MASON
b5 Joan Jane Eliza * 3 May 1911 in Pretoria, ~ 23 July 1911 in St. Alban, The Martyr, Anglican Cathedral, Pretoria, † 26 November 1984 in Pretoria, X 19 March 1932 Hendrik van MALSEN
b6 Walter Henry James * 4 August 1917 in Pretoria, ~ in St. Alban, The Martyr, Anglican Cathedral, Pretoria, † 27 March 1986 in Pretoria, X Cora Amelia ROBINSON (1923-2010). Cora was the daughter of John and Breghie E. THERON

Harry † 12 September 1917 Johannesburg. Transvaal

Sources

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Additional data by Annelie Els.

b6 Walter Henry James MUSK is the grandfather of Elon Reeve Musk FRS (born June 28, 1971) an entrepreneur and business magnate.
Elon is the founder, CEO and Chief Engineer at SpaceX; early-stage investor, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla, Inc.; founder of The Boring Company; and co-founder of Neuralink and OpenAI. With an estimated net worth of around US$255 billion as of December 2021, Musk is the wealthiest person in the world.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elon_Musk

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