Surnames R to U

RUDMAN Family

Rudman Family tree
In August 1819, three Rudman brothers joined the party of Edward Wynne in London - they were James, aged 29, a farmer, Samuel 28, and Benjamin 27, the latter two being husbandmen or farmers. James, the eldest brother, eventually decided against emigration. Samuel and Benjamin sailed on the ship Aurora under Hezekiah Sephton who had taken over leadership of the party.
1820 Settler, part of Hezekiah Sephton's party in the ship Aurora (344 passengers).
Departed from London on 15 February 1820. Arrived at Simon's Bay 1 May 1820.
Arrived at final destination of Algoa Bay, Cape Colony on 15 May 1820.
They left Algoa Bay on 5 June 1820, to Reed Fountain (being incorrectly placed), then moved on to Salem

Benjamin Jonathan Rudman (Progenitor)
Born: 9 April 1794, Devizes, Wiltshire, England.
Married: 22 August 1820, Salem, South Africa.
Died: 30 September 1868, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa

Parents:
John and Elizabeth Rudman (nee Ellen) (daughter of Thomas Ellen)

Siblings:
James Rudman, 19 September 1788.
Samuel Rudman, 16 March 1790 (Progenitor)
Rachel Rudman, 10 July 1791.
William Rudman, 24 December 1792.
Hannah Rudman, 24 July 1796
Jonah Rudman, 15 May 1798
Martha Rudman, 4 August 1800
Mara Rudman, 9 May 1802

Wife:
Juliana Rudman (born Slater)
Born: 3 July 1803, London, England.
Married: 22 August 1820, Salem, South Africa.
Died: 7 November 1881, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

The marriage of Benjamin Jonathan Rudman to Juliana Slater was the first wedding at the Methodist Church in Salem. This was the first Methodist wedding in South Africa, and was among the first 1820 Settler marriages. The marriage was witnessed by Thomas Slater and James Hancock.

Children:
B1) Emma Sophia Rudman, 21 July 1821.
B2) Matthew Henry Rudman, 18 August 1823.
B3) Thomas John Rudman, 12 March 1826.
B4) Charles Benjamin Christened 21 January 1830
B5) George Edward Rudman, 4 June 1832.
B6) Alexander Alfred Rudman, 1835.
B7) Joseph Benson Rudman, 13 June 1837.
B8) Sarah Elizabeth Rudman, 5 June 1839.
B9) James William Rudman, 1843.
B10) Jonathan Caleb Rudman, 24 April 1846.
B11) Evelyn Charles Rudman (adopted son) 2 April 1863,

B3 Thomas John Rudman
Born: 12 March 1826, Salem, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Married: 13 November 1851, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Died: 22 March 1887, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Wife:
Isabella Elisabeth Magdalena Rudman (born Myburgh)
Born: 17 April 1832, Salem, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Married: 13 November 1851, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Died: 22 March 1887, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.

Children:
C1) Caroline Elizabeth Magdalena Rudman, 21 September 1852
C2) John Benjamin Rudman, 22 March 1854.
C3) Albertus Jacobus Rudman, 21 September 1856.
C4) Juliana Johanna Rudman, 1 October 1858.
C5) Isabella Petronella Rudman, 15 May 1861.
C6) Thomas Henry Rudman, 31 August 1863.
C7) Charles Matthew Rudman, 25 August 1865.
C8) Emma Sophia Rudman, 20 July 1867.
C9) Ds George Harry Edward Rudman, 2 September 1869.
C10) Sarah Elizabeth Rudman, 20 November 1871.
C10) Daniel Lawrence Willem de Jager Rudman, 11 May 1875.

C2 John Benjamin Rudman
Born: 22 March 1854, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Married: 27 December 1880, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Died: 12 January 1934, Welgevonden, Uitenhage, Cape Privince, South Africa.

Wife:
Maria Elizabeth Rudman (Born Du Pisanie)
Born: 17 April 1832, Salem, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Married: 27 December 1880, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Died: 20 June 1944, Welgevonden, Uitenhage, Cape Province, South Africa.

Children:
D1) Thomas John Rudman, 13 October 1881.
D2) William Johannes Rudman, 16 December 1885.
D3) Isabella Elizabeth Rudman, 15 Aug 1887.
D4) Elizabeth Maria Rudman, 12 June 1889.
D5) Caroline Elizabeth Magdalena Rudman, 24 August 1891.
D6) John Benjamin Rudman, 24 January 1894.
D7) George Edward Rudman, 20 January 1896.
D8) Lewis Almero Rudman, 20 December 1897.
D9) Charles Edward Rudman, 29 May 1901.

D1) Thomas John Rudman
Born: 13 October 1881, Welgevonden, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Married: 4 July 1904, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Died: 6 April 1974, Welgevonden, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.

Wife:
Anna Susanna Rudman (born Van Rooyen)
Born: 20 June 1885, Willowmore, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Married: 4 July 1904, Uitenhage, Cape Colony, South Africa.
Died: 11 November 1946, Welgevonden, Uitenhage, Cape Province, South Africa.

Children:
E1) Martha Johanna Susie Rudman, 18 May 1905.
E2) Maria Elizabeth Rudman, 28 August 1906.
E3) Anna Susanna Rudman, 20 August 1908.
E4) John Benjamin Rudman, 19 August 1910.
E5) Frederick John Rudman, 11 May 1912.
E6) Thomas John Rudman, 19 July 1915.
E7) Jacobus Gerhardus Rudman, 21 June 1919.
E8) William John Rudman, 27 May 1921.
E9) Richard Ivan Morris Rudman, 1928.
E10) Lentil Devon Rudman, 1931.

E6) Thomas John Rudman
Born: 19 July 1915, Welgevonden Uitenhage, Cape Province, South Africa.
Married: 17 April 1943, Oudtshoorn, Southern Cape, South Africa.
Died: 22 July 1986 Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Wife:
Susanna Gertina Rudman (born Killian)
Born: 10 May 1923, Oudtshoorn, Southern Cape, South Africa.
Married: 17 April 1943, Oudtshoorn, Southern Cape, South Africa.
Died: 4 November 2007, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Children:
F1) Susan Rudman.
F2) Loretta Rudman.
F3) Royston John Rudman.
F4) Thomas John Rudman.
F5) André Rudman.
F6) Elaine Rudman.

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