Oosthuizen Family Connection to the Joubert Family.

[1] The first settler to the Cape of Good Hope of this family was Johannes Oosthuizen from Weerd, who came to South Africa as a farmer in 1691 and settled in Drakenstein, where he married Johanna Martens, of Grypsterk.  Their children were:
(1)     Gerhardus Ooosthuizen, born 1703
(2)     Barbara Oosthuizen, born 1705
(3)     Annie Oosthuizen, born 1707
(4)     Elsa Oosthuizen, born 1709
(5)     Jan Hendrik Oosthuizen, born 1714
(6)     Petronella Oosthuizen, born 1719
(7)     Jacobus Oosthuizen, born 1722 (see below)
[2] Jacobus Oosthuizen was born in 1722 and he was married  on 11.4.1749 to Dina Cornelia Britz.  They had 12 children and then the thirteenth was a son called [3] Ockert Almaro Oosthuizen, who was born in 1755.  He married on 29.1.1783 Johanna Catherina van Londeren.  They had twelve children, including another [4] Ockert Almaro Oosthuizen, who was born in 1787.  He married on 10.10.1807 Adriana Cecilia Venter and their children were:
   (1) Johanna Jacomina Oosthuizen, born 1812
   (2) Ockert Andries Oosthuizen, born 1814
   (3) Catherina Elizabeth Stephana Petronella Oosthuizen, born 1816
    (4) Roelof Oosthuizen, born 1817 (see below [5])
[5] Roelof Oosthuizen, was born in 1817.  He married Hester Strydom and they had 5 children:
                            (1) Ockert J. J. Oosthuizen (see below [6])
(2) Daniel Oosthuizen
(3) Roelof Oosthuizen
(4) Jacobus Oosthuizen
(5) Hester Oosthuizen
[6] Ockert J. J. Oosthuizen, who married Martha Pienaar and they had five children:
(1)Magdelina Oosthuizen
(2)Roelof Oosthuizen
(3)Martha M.J. Oosthuizen (see below [7])
(4)Abel Oosthuizen
(5)Ockert Oosthuizen
Martha Margaretha Jacomin Joubert nee Oosthuizen
(The original photograph of her is in the possession of the family of Arthur Walter (Bob) Freemantle, who lived at Parkview Johannesburg, retired to Grabouw, Cape and died at Strand, Cape.)
[7] Martha Margaretha Jacomin Oosthuizen was born on 11.11.1846 in Steynsberg and was married on 14.7.1862 to Jotham Joubert in Burgersdorp.  He was born at 'Hebron' Hantam in the district of Colesberg.  They had twelve children (listed under the section for Jotham Joubert).  He died on 21.9.1903 and she died on 5.11.1923, both at Burgersdorp.  Their eldest child, Martha Margaretha Joubert married William Roberts Freemantle