PETERS, Vernon James St George

Male 1912 - 1997  (85 years)


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  • Name PETERS, Vernon James St George 
    Born 23 Apr 1912  Delmor, Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 May 1997  Phalaborwa, Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2009 

    Father PETERS, Ernest Francis James,   b. 31 Aug 1878, Guyong, Orange, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1921, Farm Hartebeestkuil, District Standerton, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother SCHUURMAN, Dorothy Madeline,   b. 3 Aug 1892, Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1981, Witbank, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1911  St Boniface, Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F294  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 BODLEY, Innocence Johanna Petronella,   b. 26 Sep 1918, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1996  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1936  Pietersburg, Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Abt 1943 
    Children 
     1. PETERS, Ernest Edwin James
     2. PETERS, Errol Harry
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 COETZEE, Dirkie Elizabeth,   b. 3 Dec 1912, Ermelo, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1983, Tzaneen, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 5 Oct 1943  Transvaal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. PETERS, (Private)
     2. PETERS, (Private)
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Vernon went to a farm school about 3 miles from the house on the farm Hartebeestkuil. Got there by horse. Lillith was going to school with Vernon. He was 8 and she was about 15.

      Stayed with Miggs and Oscar in Warmbaths, Nylstroom and then in Pietersburg where Oscar was a garage manager in about 1925.
      Was in scout guard of honour during visit of Prince of Wales to Pietersburg
      Stayed with Connie and Gerry at Brickfield Benoni and went to school in Boksburg by train. Went to 12 different schools
      Was 14 when mother married Jim Barbour.
      Jimís farm was 3 miles from Trichardt
      Vernon JStG travelled to Bethal (18 miles) by pushbike in std 6 and 7 as he was a weekly boarder at school there.
      Went to St Marks school in Swaziland in Std 8 for a year. Left there and got a job/apprenticeship with Sonny (his Uncle LCW Schuurman) and Bob (Uncle Hamilton Schuurman) in their Garage/Workshop in East London.
      stayed in Burns Flats in 1944, [1, 2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Cris Wallerís notes.

    2. [S8] Cris Wallerís notes, interview with Vernon JStG Peters 1997.


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