||Michelle van der Westuizen is searching for her half brother JOHANN VAN DER WESTUIZEN or KUHN (name before
adoption) Her mother was KARIN KUHN and she
writes- I am looking for my half-brother & half-sister who were given up for
adoption before I was born.
6th January 1969 Monday
||The adoptive mother of Bernadine Jean
Rossouw (birth name) born in Cape Town, wishes to find Bernadine's BIOLOGICAL MOTHER probably a MISS.
ROSSOUW, who was 26 years old, was a nursing sister and had 2 sisters also
nurses at the time.
January 1969 Friday
Trollip/Trollop is looking for his biological
mother, was born 10 January 1969 in Pretoria, and adopted
5th February 1969 Wednesday
||Quinton Booyens (birth name) a
baby boy is searching for his BIOLOGICAL
MOTHER. Quinton was born in Mondeor Johannesburg. No other details are
available at this time.
March 1969 Thursday
||Robert Mawman ( a male adoptee) who born in
Bloemfontein, wishes to trace his BIOLOGICAL MOTHER.
He has brown hair and green grey eyes. No further details are available at present.
24th March 1969 Monday
||The biological mother (Silvia Ludewig) of a baby who was born as
ASTRID ANGELIKA LUDEWIG would like to
trace Astrid, who was born in Johannesburg and adopted through the Cotlands Baby Sanctuary
|8th April 1969 Tuesday
|This young gentleman from The Netherlands
namely Schalk Van der Westhuizen (birth name) who was born in
Johannesburg, is trying to trace his BIOLOGICAL MOTHER.
She was 24 years old, worked for the Receiver of Revenue
(probably Johannesburg) at the time. She also has 2 brothers.
2/12/2000 Schalk's mother has been found.
April 1969 Tuesday
||Thora Milne nee Pienaar is
searching for her Biological mother
name unknown. I was born in East London.
14th April 1969 Monday
Plessis, born Elsabe Vermaak in Pretoria is looking for her Biological Mother, Alta (Vermaak)
17th April 1969 Thursday
||Debra who was born in Durban
or Tsolo Transkei is searching for her BIOLOGICAL MOTHER
who was the matron at Tsolo Hospital at the time. Her
biological father is Noel Vincent Wittstock
April 1969 Wednesday
like to make contact with my biological
mother. Any information that could assist me in contacting her
will be greatly appreciated.
April 1969 Monday
||A baby girl born as Louise Swart at the H.F.
Verwoerd Hospital in Pretoria, wishes to trace her BIOLOGICAL
MOTHER. Louise was adopted on 28th April 1969.
8th May 1969 Thursday
||Shelly Simmonds a biological
mother is trying to trace her adopted daughter that she named JAQUELINE SIMMONDS at birth. Jaqueline was born in
Nelspruit and was adopted a week later. Her father is Willem
Christian Bouwer also of Nelspruit
at the time of adoption.
13th May 1969 Tuesday
09/03/2002 New Info
17/08/2007 New Info
|Rene' Little is looking for
her adopted sister named KIM LITTLE at birth
and now called KIM BOTHA, who now lives in Cape
Town. Kim was born in Cape Town. Her biological mother was Katherine
Gladys Little nee Barnack, and biological father Allan Keith
09/03/2002:The sad news is I have not heard a thing from my
sister Kim Botha, who now as I heard lives in Johannesburg.
She is I believe married now. If I may send this letter to Kim saying, Kim where
ever you are, I would really honestly like to meet you. I just don't understand
why you are not interested?. It would be so wonderful if sisters could
connect, as I always wanted a sister, and the sad thing is I
do have a blood sister that I cant seem to meet. To give
you my details again Rene de Goede nee Little - Cape Town, looking for Kim
Botha -now married and lives some where in Johannesburg.
17/08/2007: Rene's adopted brother Grant Shelly has been found through this
22nd May 1969 Thursday
||Andre Swanepoel a baby boy
born in Cape Town wishes to trace his BIOLOGICAL MOTHER.
presumably a Miss Swanepoel. No further details are available
at this stage.
25th May 1969 Sunday
Gilbert - searching for birthmother. A registered nurse,
to Zambia from England, 1968. I was born May 1969, Luanshya Mine Hospital,
Zambia. She was 23years old at the time. She married, February 1970
however, was divorced and remarried later.
th June 1969 Wednesday
||A baby girl born in Pretoria now called Kim Joyce Mc Nicoll (Adoptive name) is searching for her BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. Unfortunately no further details
are available at this time. Watch this space.
June 1969 Friday
I think this is your name. You have been looking for me way back in
1995/6, I think. It was impossible to get back to you. You were born on
6th June 1969 in the Standerton Hospital. If you get back to me, I will
explain everything. Maybe 33 years are long enough in keeping a secret.
June 1969 Saturday
Ek is gebore as Petrus
Jacobus Nell en is al baie jare op soek na my biologiese moeder, Doloris
Nell. Ek will definitief niemand se lewens ontwrig nie, maar ek
het soveel vrae sonder antwoorde. Enige kontak sal streng vertroulik gehou
July 1969 Tuesday
||I would like to locate my biological
father Tommy Goddard. He was a singer in Johannesburg in the late 60's
and moved to Rhodesia just after I was born. His sister Anne and the rest of the family were aware of my birth. My mother remarried in 1979 and my stepfather adopted me.
July 1969 Monday
is desperately trying to get into contact with my biological
parents and especially my biological sister who I have never
met. I am married with a son of 2 and would like him to meet his family.
July 1969 Friday
Lumgair wishes to find his adopted daughter, who was named KIM
GROENEWALD at birth. John writes:- Kim,
I have wanted to meet you since the day you were born and have missed
being part of your life for 32 years. Please contact me. Your birth
August 1969 Friday
||A gentleman born in Kitwe, Zambia now named Guy writes :-
would like to find my birth mother, I was adopted by an English couple and
came to England when I was seven, I believe my natural mother was very
young and was made by her
parents to have me adopted. Guy's BIOLOGICAL
MOTHER is believed to have been a MISS
August 1969 Thursday
||Desperately trying to
find my biological mother, I was
born on the 14th of August 1969 in P.E. and adopted by the Gates Family at
1day old. I was named Wendy Elizabeth .If anybody can help me find my
mother, please contact Adoption Reunions.
14th August 1969
Hi there, I am trying to find my
father, I was born on the 14th of
August 1969 in Port Elizabeth to a Maureen Williams, apparently my father
was German but that's the only info I have!
August 1969 Friday
||Rozette Oosthuzen (geboorte naam)
skryf:- Ek soek al baie lank na my
biologiese moeder. Ek wil niemand se lewens ontwrig nie, maar ek soek net
antwoorde op soveel vrae. Al
wat ek van my moeder weet is dat haar naam, Anna
Oosthuizen is, en dat sy woonagtig was/is
te Odendaalsrus. Daar sal geen verwyte wees nie, net gemoedsrus en vrede.
Dalk kan my biologiese moeder dieselfde ervaar.
As enigiemand van haar weet (al is sy nie meer met ons nie) laat my
asb. weet sodat ek gemoedsrus kan ervaar.
- DANKIE -
17th August 1969
looking for my birth mother and would really like to meet her. My name at
birth was Jacqueline
Botha, born in Gwelo Rhodesia. My mothers name was Wenda
Botha nee Marsh at the time of my birth.
20th August 1969
21/01/2004 New Info
Hi my name is Cheryl
Carl (nee' Foster), I am looking for my biological father, his name
is JIMMEY SUMMERS.
Jimmey met my mother YVONNE JOUBERT in Salisbury - Rhodesia - now
Harare /Zimbabwe around 1968 and lived in Waterfalls/Hatfield .
At that time Jimmey was in the RLI.
I was born on 20 August 1969.
My birth was registered Cheryl Joubert.
My Mother then met and married Graham Foster when I was ten months
old, and he adopted me, and was then registered as Cheryl Foster.
The last contact my Mother had with my biological father Jimmey,
was when I was about four years old, he was working in Wankie at
that time, he told my mother that he had married and had children.
Jimmey Summers has a brother too, his name is ROBIN SUMMERS.
Robin Summers was a hairdresser in Salisbury/Harare and then
Bulawayo. Their mother was
RHODA SUMMERS. My mother,
Yvonne Joubert lived with Rhoda Summers (my grandmother) for a short
while. Since then my
grandmother, Rhoda Summers has passed away.
There will always be a connection
to my biological father, I think I have a lot of his features/looks etc.
I would really like to know where I came from, as I often wonder
where my children get their looks/character/build etc.
I have known about him since 1984 and would like to end this search
as I need to get on with my life. I
would like him to know that he has 2 beautiful grandchildren, Brandon (7)
and David (5). I would desperately like to meet him one day.
21/01/2004:His full name is Andrew James Summers,
DOB 13 Nov 1949. He has a son, Andrew.
24th August 1969
|Kristen Schroeder is trying to
locate her adopted brother RODNEY VAN ZYL
(birth name) who was born in Rondebosch, Cape Town. His mother is Emmerentia Schroeder nee
15th September 2001
||Paul Coetzee (birthname) born in Johannesburg, would like to find
his biological parents.
22nd September 1969 Monday
||A gentleman from a beautiful city in the U.S.A. Mighael Botha is searching for his BIOLOGICAL
MOTHER. He was born in the Addington Hospital in Durban and was named
Mighael before adoption.
28th September 1969 Sunday
||Got pregnant in Cradock,
then send away to Port Elizabeth for adoption, was only 16 and was forced
to give up baby at birth. My bady I
named Janine Smith should be 34
years old now. Been looking for her for a very long time.
October 1969 Tuesday
||This is strange, like writing to someone who not
only lives in my mind, but is also part of me. I have no anger and
understand that you were so young and so scared. I would love to talk to
you, to add the missing piece of who I am. I was Michelle
Smith at birth, but my name is now Pamela. I know your name is Cynthia,
but I have a card you wrote which you signed Cindy.
11th October 1969 Saturday
||If you gave birth to a baby boy on this day, and then gave him
up for adoption, you could be my biological mother. I want to find out if
I am adopted.
13th October 1969 Monday
||Wayne Van der Merwe is
searching for MIKE JONES his biological
father. MIKE then had Black hair, brown eyes and is 5'8" tall and was probably
British, lived in Durban at the time.
6th November 1969 Thursday
Biological mom Elaine is missing her baby daughter Michelle
Bailey she was forced to give up for adoption. I very much want to
find you and tell you that I still love you.
24th November 1969 Monday
||Murray Brain Allison a male adoptee was born in Durban
Kwazulu Natal. Born as MARK he is now searching for his
BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. No further details are available.
Watch this space.
24th November 1969
||A baby girl born as Anna Schoeman
in Johannesburg, is trying to locate her biological father. JOHN
ALMOND. He may have resided in Johannesburg or Durban at the time.
27th November 1969 Thursday
||A biological mother from Bulawayo Beverley
is trying to trace her ADOPTED SON, born in
Bulawayo. He was adopted through the Rhodesian Child Welfare. Please contact us if you
were born on this day.
December 1969 Tuesday
||My name is Francois, I was born in Durban. I wish
to find my biological mother or biological father. At present I do not
have any more information.
December 1969 Tuesday
09/07/2003 New Info
|Ronald Grobler a male adoptee is
searching for his BIOLOGICAL MOTHER. Ronald
was born in the Robertson Hospital in Randfontein. His BM is believed to
have been afrikaans.
family member claims that Ronald's birth mothers name is "Hannetjie