Submitted by Frans J Smit
Father: Frans J Smit
Mother: Marina [Maiden name Buys]
My mother [Marina] and father met via a friend. He was relocated via Standard bank from Umtata to Ugie.
He stayed in a room by Mrs. Alet van Dyk, whose daughter was friends with my mother and thus got introduced.
They got married and we moved around quite a lot. He passed away in 1991 in Elliot and was laid to rest in
his home town - Lady Grey.
My mother currently resides in Ladysmith - KZN
They had 3 children:
Benjamin Buys [Bennie] - Also in Ladysmith
Frans Johannes [Johan] - Myself - In Pretoria
Jean Mari - Also in Ladysmith
Frans J Smit 2009