BOTHA in Southern Africa

HOME PAGE - History, Genealogy and Background

This web site deals with all the Bothas in Southern Africa.

Each of the Web Pages below deal with a definitive part of the history and/or background of these families as well as certain sections which the author either found interesting or frustrating in completing. Simply place your cursor on the topic in the table below and click on it.

The intention is to eventually have a complete listing of the Botha ancestors. In order to have such a listing, a request is made to all people who have Botha ancestors to please forward your research relating to the Botha surnames to the author for inclusion in the Register.


ORIGINS - MAPS AND SHORT HISTORY Where the two original progenitors ("stamvaders") came from and some background on their country of birth. Last updated 31 July 1999
EARLY HISTORY IN SOUTH AFRICA The background to the name change from Both/Bode to Botha and the migration of Bothas throughout Southern Africa. Last updated 12 December 2000
BOTHA DESCENDANTS GENEALOGY - The Register showing the BOTHA FAMILY TREES. Last updated 27 December 2009
BOTHAs OF NOTE IN HISTORY The famous and infamous. Last updated 4 August 1999
ANCESTORS OF S.A. PROGENITORS Going further back to c. 1600. Last updated 28 June 2000
SCANDINAVIA The beginnings of the Bothas ? Last updated 15 September 2002
TRANSYLVANIA The Rumanian branch Last updated 15 September 2002
SCOTLAND The Scottish branch Last updated 15 September 2002
NETHERLANDS The Dutch branch Last updated 15 September 2002
AMERICA The USA branch Last updated 15 September 2002
COAT OF ARMS The shield of the Bothas. Last updated 30 June 1999
BOTHA CLAN A possible start to a family clan. Last updated 30 June 1999
PECULIAR BOTHA APPELLATIONS Some very interesting items with a Botha name attached to it. Last updated 9 July 2000
OWN FAMILY RESEARCH How to go about doing your own family research. Last updated 28 June 2000
RESEARCH IDEAS Some less thought of items of importance to sort out the family lineage. Last updated 4 August 1999
GENEALOGY LINKS Everybody has them, but these are ones which I found important and helpful. Last updated 30 June 1999
WEB PAGE CONSTRUCTION Some ideas on how to go about it. Last updated 10 September 2002

Please send any information, comments or suggestions to:
snail mail Joe Botha, P.O. Box 1840, Faerie Glen, 0043, SOUTH AFRICA

Date Last Updated: 15 September 2002
Date First Published: 26 June 1999

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