Surnames D to G

DEDEKIND Christoph Wilhelm

Christoph Wilhelm DEDEKIND was born on 20 Apr 1834 in Gilmerdingen, Neuenkirchen, Lüneburger in the state Lower Saxony in Germany. Son of Christoph Dietrich DEDEKIND and Anna Maria WITTE. Came to South Africa on board of the “Kandaze” in 1866 and settled in Hermannsburg in Natal as a Missionary. 

Married on 3 Jan 1868 to Katharine Dorothea Henriette DITTMER (Born 1841). She was the daughter of Jürgen Heinrich DITTMER and Katharine Maria Dorothea OTTE. She was also from the state Lower Saxony in Germany. Christoph and Katharine died on 13 Dec 1912 and 25 May 1920 respectively.

The couple had the following children

b1 Heinrich Wilhelm Christian Karl *29 Dec 1868 +6 Sep 1950 X 24 Apr 1890 Amalie Katharine Martha KüSEL *29 Sep 1867 (Daughter of Friedrich Jürgen Christoph KüSEL and Johanna Marie SHRÖRDER)

b2 August Heinrich Wilhelm Theodor *13 Dec 1869 +20 Jul 1948 X 21 Sep 1893 Maria Dorothea Amalie KüSEL * 6 Nov 1873 (Daughter of Friedrich Jürgen Christoph KüSEL and Johanna Marie SHRÖRDER)

b3 Johann Wilhelm Heinrich *7 Dec 1871 +12 Feb 1944 X 4 Jan 1899 Louise Henriette Auguste KLINGENBERG * 4 Sep 1881 (Daughter of Johann Heinrich Wilhelm KLINGENBERG and Katharine Dorothea RäDECKE)

b4 Anna Maria *11 Jan 1871 +16 Jan 1871 (5 days old at death)

b5 Karl Gottlieb Heinrich * 16 Nov 1873 +16 Feb 1941 X 3 Sep 1903 Johanna Sophie Marie DAGEFÖRDE *3 Jun 1878 (Daughter of Jürgen Heinrich DAGEFÖRDE and Katharine Marie Friederike WINKELMANN)

b6 Anna Katharine Marie *27 Sep 1875 +12 May 1876 (Died younger than 1 year old)

b7 Georg Heinrich Hermann *7 Jul 1877 +19 Dec 1968 X 23 Apr 1903 Dorothea Karoline Auguste Elisabeth EICKHOFF *1876 (Daughter of Diedrich Wilhelm Cal Anton EICKHOFF and Wilhelmine Sophie Elisabeth RICHARD)
XX 5 Jul 1917 Johanna Amanda Katharine Marie SCHRAMM *1890 (Daughter of Adolf Hieronymus Paul SCHRAMM and Johanna Sophie Dorothea KüSEL)

b8 Heinrich Christoph Wilhelm *1 Apr 1879 +4 Nov 1930 X 29 Oct 1903 Karoline Marie Auguste KNOOP *10 Jun 1883 (Daughter of Caspar Heinrich KNOOP and Anna Marie Katharine OSTERHAGE)

b9 Ernest August Wilhelm *30 Jan 1881 +15 Dec 1949 X 3 May 1907 Emma Dorothea Barbara LILJE *15 Aug 1887 (Daughter of Johann Heinrich Christoph LILJE and Anna Karoline BECKRÖGE)

b10 Heinrich Friedrich Otte *17 Nov 1882 + 17 Apr 1932 X 13 Oct 1910 Wilhelmine Sophie Elisabeth EICKHOFF *1882 (Daughter of Diedrich Wilhelm Cal Anton EICKHOFF and Wilhelmine Sophie Elisabeth RICHARD)
XX 29 Nov 1922 Hedwig Katharine Eleanore FILTER * 15 Apr 1899 (Daughter of Johann Heinrich Jakob FILTER and Amalie Katharine Hedwig PRIGGE)

b11 Anna Johanna Marie * 23 Oct 1884 + 11 Feb 1975 X 13 Jul 1905 Johann Heinrich Christoph NUSS * 13 Jul 1872 (Son of Johann Heinrich Christoph NUSS and Marie Dorothea HOHLS)
b12 Heinrich Wilhelm Theodor Adolf *21 Jul 1886 + 9 Mar 1917 X 6 Jul 1911 Charlotte Katharine Dorothea THIELE *21 Jul 1888 (Daughter of Heinrich David Wilhelm THIELE and Louise SCHUTTE)

Sources:

1. National Archives of South Africa
2. Familysearch.org
3. http://www.berecz.us/famtree/XFS-Pastors/Topic-01/Lilje-140Years.pdf by Dieter Reinhard Lilje
4. http://www.safrika.org/NatalerNamen_de.html - Deutsch-südafrikanische Nachnamen by Walter Volker
5. Hermannsburger Missionare - Walter Volker


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