Many families in South
Africa have long and proud histories. Find them here!
Launching this website was
inspired by my father Dr Ralph Anderson who studied his own
family's history for over 15 years. The result is a website he
created which records the families
linked to the Anderson family over seven generations and
including over 4,000 individuals. These families span the recorded
history of South Africa from the earliest immigration started by
Jan VanRieebek to the modern day.
Later I received via my wife a
document prepared by her cousin Merryl Howell (nee Symons) who had
studied their Familes who go back to the 1820
Billing Hennessy Family
Merryl is also a
granddaughter of George Billing and Tilly Hennessy, another family
of long association with South African history.
I hope that over time other
families may want to add links to their family histories. I will
facilitate that if they
Mike Anderson - Webmaster
3795 Coconut Dr
St James City, FL,
Other websites by this
The main work of the genealogy in this website
is done on a program called Legacy Family Tree by Millenia.
You can download a free version from their website at
Legacy Family Tree Store
The best way to send information for inclusion in this website
is to download that program, enter the information into the
program and then email a file to the webmaster.
How To Have Your Family
Genealogy Incorporated Into This Website
1 If you already have a website,
email us a link.
2 If you don't yet have a website
and already use Legacy, or some other genealogy software, just
export a GEDCOM file and attach it to an
3. If you have not used any
genealogy software before, .......