Joseph Benson Rudman
Born: 16 June 1837, Salem, South Africa
Baptism record 467 from the Salem Methodist Church says 16 June 1837, but gravestone says 13 June 1837.
Baptized: 17 October 1839 (Entry number 467, Methodist baptism records of Salem / Albany)
Parents: Benjamin Jonathan Rudman and Juliana Rudman (nee Slater)
Siblings: Emma Sophia Rudman, 21 July 1821, Salem, South Africa
Matthew Henry Rudman, 18 August 1823, Salem, South Africa
Thomas John Rudman, 12 March 1826, Salem, South Africa (Christened 21 January 1830, Salem)
Charles Benjamin Rudman, Christened 21 January 1830, Salem
George Edward Rudman, 4 June 1832, Salem, South Africa (Christened 31 December 1832),
(Died 15 May 1885, Blouwkoppen, Bluegumvale)
Alexander Alfred Rudman, 1835, Grahamstown, South Africa, Died 8 June 1902
Joseph Benson Rudman, 13 June 1837, Salem, South Africa, Died 22 September 1927
Sarah Elizabeth Rudman, 5 June 1839, Salem, South Africa
James William Rudman, 1843, Died 2 July 1885, Grahamstown
Johnathan Caleb Rudman, 24 April 1846, Uitenhage, South Africa,
(Died 4 March 1887, Eben Vlot, Uitenhage district)
Married: Johanna Watson, (aged 18), 16 July 1866, Methodist Church, Somerset East, South Africa
Children: Thomas Benjamin Rudman, 18 April 1867, Hoeksplaas
(Thomas Benjamin Rudman was born, died, and buried at Hoeksplaas)
Joseph Alexander Rudman
Juliana Winifred Rudman
Johanna Catherine Rudman
Richard Benson Rudman
Mary Ellen Rudman
Died: 22 September 1927, (aged 90), Vygeboom District, Somerset East, South Africa
Buried: Hoeksplaas, Somerset East District, South Africa
Eastern Cape, SOMERSET EAST district, Rietfontein 238, Hoeksplaas, farm cemetery, GPS: -33 02.427, 25 26.101
Photograph supplied by Richard and Barbara Rudman; added to WikiTree by Theo Pienaar.
Photographs of Hoekplaas farm provided by Theo Pienaar.
At the time of his marriage, Joseph Benson Rudman was a farmer in the Zuurberg.
He bought Hoeksplaas farm (in the Somerset East District) in 1866.
His son, Thomas Benjamin Rudman, took over Hoekplaas farm in 1927 (after the death of Joseph Benson Rudman).
Thomas Benjamin's son, Michael Thomas Coenraad Rudman, took over the farm in 1972.
Hoeksplaas farm (old photograph and one from 28 December 2009)
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Randburg, South Africa
(Last updated on 27 May 2018)