South African

Schalk Burger

by andrew on April 18, 2018

Birth Name: Schalk Willem Petrus Burger, Jr.

Place of Birth: Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Date of Birth: 13 April, 1983

Ethnicity: Afrikaner [German, Dutch, likely other]

Schalk Burger is a South African rugby union player. He was a member of the 2007 Rugby World Cup-winning team.

Schalk is the son of Schalk Burger Sr., who was also a rugby player.

Schalk’s patrilineal line most likely traces back to Berndt Burcherdt (later Burger), who was born, c. 1668, in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, and to his wife, Marritje/Maria van der Merwe, who had Dutch and German ancestry. Berndt is the Progenitor (Stamouer in Afrikaans) of the Burger family in South Africa.

Photo by sportsphotographer.eu/www.bigstockphoto.com/

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Mackenzie Davis

by ashash on March 15, 2018

Mackenzie Davis – 2017 Napa Valley Film Festival – “Izzy Gets the F*** Across Town” Screening – Arrivals – Jam Cellars Ballroom at the Napa Valley Opera House – Napa, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Jonathan Shensa / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Date of Birth: April 1, 1987

Ethnicity: English, Welsh, other

Mackenzie Davis is a Canadian actress. Her surname is usually Welsh.

She is the daughter of Lotte and John Davis. Her parents founded the hair care company AG Hair Care. Her father is from Liverpool, England. Her mother is originally from South Africa.

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Cyril Ramaphosa

by Manila on December 20, 2017

Birth Name: Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa

Place of Birth: Soweto (then-part of Johannesburg), Transvaal (now Gauteng), South Africa

Date of Birth: 17 November, 1952

Ethnicity: Venda

Cyril Ramaphosa is a South African politician, businessperson, activist, and trade union leader. He has served as Deputy President of South Africa, since 3 June 2014. He is also the President of the African National Congress, since 18 December 2017. He was previously the Secretary General of the African National Congress, from 1991 to 1997.

He is the son of Erdmuth and policeman Samuel Ramaphosa. He is married to Tshepo Motsepe, with whom he has four children.

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Madelaine Petsch

by ashash on December 8, 2017

Madelaine Petsch – Prive Revaux Eyewear Launch Party – Chateau Marmont – Los Angeles, CA, USA – Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Madelaine Grobbelaar Petsch

Place of Birth: Port Orchard, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 18, 1994

Ethnicity: Afrikaner (Dutch, German, probably other)

Madelaine Petsch is an American actress. Her parents are South African (Afrikaners).

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Caron Bernstein

by Manila on December 7, 2017

Place of Birth: Johannesburg, South Africa

Date of Birth: 16 August, 1970

Ethnicity:
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Dutch [including remote Frisian], as well as small amount of French and German (mother)

Caron Bernstein is a South African model, actress, singer, and songwriter.

Caron’s father, Ivan Bernstein, is Jewish (of Lithuanian Jewish and English Jewish descent). He is pictured here.

Caron’s mother, Mariette (Margadant), is of Dutch (including remote Frisian) descent, as well as small amount of French and German ancestries.

Caron is married to American financier Andrew Schupak, with whom she has a son. She was previously married to German musician Richard Z. Kruspe.

Caron’s paternal grandfather was Henry Bernstein. Henry was a Lithuanian Jewish emigrant, from Tauragė, Tauragė.

Caron’s paternal grandmother was Clarissa Sale (the daughter of Isaac Sale and Minnie Herma). Isaac was the son of Joseph Sale and Freda.

Caron’s maternal grandfather was Piet “Peter” Margadant (the son of Frans Gerard Carel Margadant and Catharina Johanna Maria van Zwet). Piet was a Dutch emigrant, from Rotterdam. Frans was the son of Frans Karel Jacobus Margadant and Geertruida Immetje Catharina Lucouw. Caron’s great-grandmother Catharina was the daughter of Karel Johannes van Zwet and Joba Wilhelmina Saraber.

Caron’s maternal grandmother was Suffrida Renica Hermanides (the daughter of an Casparus Henricus Hermanides and Neeltje Margaretha Maria Hulsman). Suffrida was a Dutch emigrant, from Noordwijk, South Holland. Casparus was the son of Suffridus Renicus Hermanides and Johanna Louisa Willemina Hermanides, who were first cousins. Neeltje was the daughter of Gerrit Jan Hulsman and Anna Elizabeth Krenning.

Caron’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her sixth great-grandmother, Maria van Schrevendijk.

Sources: Genealogy of Caron Bernstein – https://www.myheritage.com

Genealogy of Caron’s father (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

Birth record of Caron’s maternal grandfather, Piet Margadant – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-grandparents, Frans Gerard Carel Margadant and Catharina Johanna Maria van Zwet – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-grandfather, Frans Gerard Carel Margadant – https://www.openarch.nl

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Frans Karel Jacobus Margadant and Geertruida Immetje Catharina Lucouw – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Frans Carel Jacobus Margadant – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Geertruida Immetje Catharina Lucouw – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Karel Johannes van Zwet and Joba Wilhelmina Saraber – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Karel Johannes van Zwet – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Joba Wilhelmina Saraber – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-grandparents, Casparus Henricus Hermanides and Neeltje Margaretha Maria Hulsman – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-grandfather, Casparus Henricus Hermanides – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-grandmother, Neeltje Margaretha Maria Hulsman – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Suffridus Renicus Hermanides and Johanna Louisa Willemina Hermanides – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Suffridus Renicus Hermanides – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Johanna Louisa Willemina Hermanides – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Gerrit Jan Hulsman and Anna Elisabeth Krenning – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Gerrit Jan Hulsman – https://www.openarch.nl

Birth record of Caron’s maternal great-great-grandmother, Anna Elisabeth Krenning – https://www.familysearch.org

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