Johanna Cornelia Wicht (born Claassens)

Born:Dec 23 1891 In:  Victoria West
Died:Oct 6 1969 (at age 77)


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Immediate family

Johan Hendrik Wicht
Her husband
Joan Collins (born Wicht)
Her daughter
Louis du Plessis (born Wicht)
Her daughter
Johan Hendrik (John Henry) Wicht
Her son
Annalise Bailey (born Wicht)
Her daughter
Johannes Hendrik Claassens
Her father
Johanna Cornelia Claassens (born Immelman)
Her mother
Jacoba Magdalena (Aunt Kosie) Kempen (born Claassens)
Her sister
Maria Hugo (Aunt Meraai) Cloete (born Claassens)
Her sister
Jacob Johannes Claassens
Her brother


Studied Song And Piano At The College Of Music,

Personal info

Religion: Dutch Reformed Church


 Sister Koosie

Studied song and piano at the College of Music

Extract from 1938 Whos Who

 WICHT, Mrs. JOHANNA CORNELIA wife of Lt. Col, Johan Hendrik Wicht (retired), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ]. H. Classens of Stellenbosch, formerly of Victoria West, C.P. Born at Victoria West, and educated at Bloemhof, Stellenbosch.

Studied singing and piano and took her licentiate examination at the Cape; was the first student to pass performer’s (singing) licentiate examination in the Cape

Province. Has three daughters, Joan, Louie and Annelise and one son, Henry. Keenly interested in amateur theatricals and has played many parts; in all arts, chiefly painting and music. Has travelled extensively by caravan, car, etc. Committee member of the Hospital Board; president of the Woman’s Agricultural Society since its inception; and committee member of  Stellenbosch Golf Club; late member of the Girl Guide Movement; the Voortrekker Movement; representative on the " Skakel " committee; and "Federale Raat". Favourite recreations and hobbies are tennis, golf,

gardening. reading and a lover of animals. Member of the Stellenbosch Golf and Tennis Clubs. Her address "Lindeshof”, Bosman’s Street. Stellenbosch. C.P.

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