Our ancestry research databases

The Database

The database currently includes the following genealogy sources:
  • South African Death Records index
  • South African Newspaper Classifeds from 2007
  • South African Settler Families Genealogy

In Memory Of


Born: 16 Oct 1953
Died: 26 Nov 2021
South Africa

To the dearest father, husband, brother and grandfather. Your sudden departure shocked us all, but also reminded us of how pre life is. Thank you for all the love and care you

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Top 10 Ancestry Names

The most common names in the Ancestor.co.za database

  1. VAN DER MERWE
  2. BOTHA
  3. SMITH
  4. DU PLESSIS
  5. DU TOIT
  6. VENTER
  7. SMIT
  8. KRUGER
  9. PRETORIUS
  10. NEL

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