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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Botha Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Botha Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Botha family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Botha

Wikipedia Pieter Willem Botha (12 January 1916 ? 31 October 2006), commonly known as "P.
Wikipedia Louis Botha (27 September 1862 ? 27 August 1919) was an Afrikaner and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa?the forerunner of the modern South African state.
Wikipedia Hendrik Egnatius Botha, commonly known as Naas Botha (born 27 February 1958) is a Northern Transvaal and Springboks former Rugby union player.
Wikipedia Roelof Frederik "Pik" Botha (born April 27, 1932, in Rustenburg, Transvaal) is a former South African politician who served as the country's foreign minister in the last years of the apartheid era.
Wikipedia John Philip "Bakkies" Botha, usually referred to by his nickname (born 22 September 1979 in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal Province) is a South African rugby union player who plays lock for the Springboks.
Wikipedia Francois Botha, also known as Frans Botha (born September 28, 1968, in Witbank) is a South African boxer, nicknamed the "White Buffalo".
Wikipedia Johan Botha (born 2 May 1982 in Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa) is a bowler who plays cricket for South Africa.
Wikipedia Dawid Hercules Botha (born July 1, 1988 in Windhoek) is a Namibian cricketer.
Wikipedia Johan Botha, born on August 19, 1965 in Rustenburg, South Africa, made his stage debut at the municipal theatre in Roodepoort as Max in "Der Freisch?tz" in 1989.
Wikipedia Brendon James Botha, better known as BJ Botha (born 4 January 1980 in Durban, South Africa) is a South African rugby union player.
Wikipedia Riaan Botha (born 8 November 1970 in Pretoria) is a retired South African pole vaulter.
Wikipedia Celia-Sandra Botha is a South African politician, and South Africa's Ambassador to the Czech Republic.