Re: [Genealogy Research Club] VAN HUYSSTEEN
- On 5/22/2012 9:39 AM, mariettepotgieter wrote:
> Good day,Assuming you live in South Africa.
> Does anyone have any information on a person named John William VAN
> HUYSSTEEN, he died in December 1961 in Despatch, South Africa. He
> was married to a lady probably named Hester MEIRING or MEYBURGH she
> is buried in Boksburg, South Africa. They had eleven children.
> Two of their daughters have been adopted by nieces of the birth
> father. But I can't seem to get any information on the father or the
> mother and because the daughter was adopted she does not know much
> about them. Also just one of the kids that grew up with the birth
> parents is still alive and she does not have any contact with him.
> What to do? I am a total dummy at this stuff? Please give me advise.
It is unlikely that anyone on this group is familiar with South African
There is nothing on familysearch.org found at
https://familysearch.org/#form. However look at the FHL Catalog
1. Go to The Genealogy Society of SA web site at http://www.genza.org.za/
2. Get some recent books on genealogy from your library system and read
them. Get some with emphasis on SA and the internet.
3. Find a list, Message Board or Forum on South African genealogy