Sri Lanka Burgher Family Genealogy

SCHARFF - Family #1006

Jan Christoffel Scharff (Sangerhausen, Upper Saxony, Thuringia, Germany), served under the Dutch East India Company + Elizabeth de Saram m:Mar-21-1734

    2  Anna Sophia Scharff + Jan Jabob Vogelaar mof Hesse-Cassel, m:20 Apr 1755 at Colombo, Ceylon

    2  2nd spouse of Anna Sophia Scharff + Johannes Everardus Jobgblost, m:15 Nov 1761, Adjutant of the Burgery, Colombo, Ceylon

    2  Johannes Jacobus Scharff, Assistant, Baptised at Negombo, Ceylon 27 Aug 1739 + Johanna Jacoba Heymans of Batavia, widow of Claude Antoinne Scoffier, m:20 Dec 1761 at Colombo, Ceylon

        3  Sofia Ursula Scharff, bp:5 Sep 1762 at Colombo, Ceylon

    2  Ferdinand Anton Scharff, bp:21 Jul 1741 at Negombo, Ceylon

    2  Susanna Scharff, bp:8 Dec 1743 at Colombo, Ceylon, d:15 Jun 1781 (Germany, Weimar in Saxony) + Henricus Philipsz of Colombo Predikant 1733-1790, a Sinhalese Christian minister of the Dutch Reformed Church in Ceylon. An account of this minister appears in De Bruyn's History Of The Reformed Church In The Dutch East Indies, written in Dutch. He died on May 19, 1790,  m:4 Nov 1759

 

        3  Reverend Gerardus Philipsz + Johanna Adriana Van Dort m:29-Jun-1792 (1004)

            4  son

            4  son

 

        Susanna Euphemia Phillipsz + Johannas Justus Panneburg  of Lichtenau Captain  of the (OIC), m:20 Oct 1782

        3  2nd spouse of Susanna Euphemia: +  Abraham Cornelis van Charlet, m:2 Oct 1796

 

        3  Cornelia Henrica (Henrietta?) Philipsz d:Apr-9-1824 (tombstone at Dutch Reformed Church, Wolfendhal, Colombo, Sri Lanka) + Adolf Martin Heyman (from Leuwenstein) m:Jul-27-1789

 

        3 *2nd Spouse of Cornelia Henrica (Henrietta?) Philipsz: + Christoffel de Saram 4th Maha Mudaliyar

            4 Johannes Henricus de Saram b:1797 (was taken by Governor Maitland, at the age of 14, to England in 1811 to study for the Christian Ministry) + Frances Treherne m:Jun-9-1820 London at The Church of Saint-Martin-in-the-Fields

            4  Cornelia Philipsz Panditharatne de Saram + Don Solomon Dias Bandaranayake, Mudaliyar of Siyane Korale d:Sep-15-1859, He assisted as interpreter on 10th Feb 1815 when Sri Wickrema Rajasinghe the last King of Kandy was taken to Colombo, and then, who was later taken to India. (1001)

                5  Elizebeth Dias Bandaranaike + J M Paulus Peiris Siriwardena

                5  Peter Dias Bandaranaike (Mohandiram)

                5  Harriet Dias Bandaranaike + Samaradiwakera

                5  Johanna Dias Bandaranaike

                5  Corneliya Susana Dias Bandaranaike + (First Bed) D B F Obeysekera (3051)

                    6   Sir Solomon  Christoffel Obeysekera (1848-1927), MLC, b:12-Feb-1848, d:13-Oct-1927 +  Lady Ezline Maria de Alwis

                        7  Daisy Ezline Obeysekera, b:1898 + Sir Don Solomon Dias Abeywickrema Jayatilleke Senewiratna Rajakumaruna Kadukeralu Bandaranaike (Maha Mudaliyar) b:22-May-1862, d:31-Jul-1946, Kt. Commander of the most distinguished order of St. Michael and St. George, Horogolla Walauwwa, St Thomas' College, Mohandiram 1882. Mudliyar Siyane Korale, After returning from UK, Governor Arthur Havelock awarded Maha Mudaliyar title and All Island JP. In 1897 went to UK as official representative for diamond jubilee celebration and received medal. In 1902 revisited UK. Received Coronation Medal and KCMG, m:Apr-1898

                            8  Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike b:8-Jan 1899, d:26-Sep-1959, (Prime Minister of Sri Lanka 1956-59, Assassinated by a Buddhist Monk on September 25, 1959), St Thomas' College, educated as a lawyer in UK, University of Oxford. Became Secretary of Oxford Union in 1923, called to the bar in 1925, Member of the State Council in 1931, Formed the Sinhala Maha Sabha in 1937, Active in the UNP 1945-51 and established the SLFP after 1951, Prime Minister 1956-59, To solve the ethnic issue he signed the Bandaranaike-Chelvanaygam pact, which was repudiated due to a campaign led by the Buddhist Clergy. Made Sinhala the official Language + Sirimavo Ratwatta, b:17/4/1916, d:10/10/2000, m:2-Oct-1940 (First woman Prime Minister in the World, Prime Minister, 1960-65, 1970-77, 1994-2000) (3060) Wikipedia Account of Sirimavo

                                9  Sunethra Dias Bandaranaike, b:1943 + Kumar Rupasinghe (div)

                                9  2nd spouse of Sunethra Dias Bandaranaike + Udaya Nanayakkara (div)

                                9  Chandrika Dias Bandaranaike, b:29/6/1945, Early education at St Bridgets Convent, Colombo, and graduated in Political Science at Sorbonne University in Paris, Formed the Peoples Alliance (PA) Party, President of Sri Lanka 1994-2005 + Vijaya Kumaratunga, Film Actor, Assasinated 1988

                                    10  Yasodhara Kumaratunga

                                    10  Vimukthi Kumaratunga 

                                9  Anura Dias Bandaranaike b: Feb-15-1949, Educated at Royal College, Member of Parliament  1977 to 2007, Minister Higher Education 1993, Foreign Minister 2005, Leader of the opposition, Speaker of the House, Minister of Tourism/Heritage 2007

 

                           8  Alexandra Camelia Bandaranaike, lived at "Samudragiri" Walauwa in Mount Lavinia + Leo G. De Alwis

                               9  Shirlene De Alwis

                               9  Lankasa De Alwis (tenor singer) + Joy Dassenaike (cousins)

                                    10  Ranjith de Alwis

                               9  Rukmanie De Alwis + Percy Eheliyagoda

                           8  Anna Florentina Bandaranaike + Abraham de Livera

                               9  Christopher de Livera + Nimal Peiris

                                   10  Shanaka de Livera

                                   10  Priyan de Livera

                               9  May de Livera

                           8  2nd spouse of Anna Florentina Bandaranaike + (2nd bed) Obeysekera

 

                        7  Ethel Obeysekera + William Peiris

                        7  Forester Augustus Obeysekera, b:7-Aug-1880, d:26-Dec-1961 (State Councillor) + Anna Isabella Sykes

                            8  Boykin Obeysekera

                            8  Ezlynne Obeysekera + Ralph St. L P Deraniyagala

                        7  Lillian Obeysekera + William Illangakoon

 

                    6  James Peter Obeysekera + Corneliya Henrietta Dias Bandaranaike (Missie)

                        7  Donald Obeysekera + Ethel Perera.

                            8  Danton Obeysekera + Ruby Dias Bandaranaike.

                                9  Arjuna Obeysekera

                                9  Shireen Obeysekera

                                9  Indra Obeysekera

                                9  Ajith Obeysekera

                            8  Corneliya Obeysekera + Henry Ashmore Peiris.

                                9  Sita Peiris

                                9  Wimala Peiris

                                9  Hemal Peiris

                                9  H S Mevan Peiris (Cricketer STC Mt Lavinia)

                            8  Asoka Obeysekera + Eliza Dias Bandaranaike.

                            8  Fredrick Obeysekera

                            8  Amelia Obeysekera, 1915-2004 + Louis Peiris.

                                9  Surani Peiris Deraniyagala

                                9  Ravindra Peiris Deraniyagala

                                9  Chrisanthi Peiris Deraniyagala

                                9  Rajini Peiris Deraniyagala

                                9  Savithri Peiris Deraniyagala

                            8  Alexander Obeysekera + Mrs Marrs

                       7  James Peter Obeysekera, Maha Mudaliyar + Estelle Dias Bandaranaike.

                            8  James Peter Obeysekera + Sivagami Dassanaike.

                                9  James Peter Obeyesekere IV Jr. + Dr Vyjanthimala Kumarihamy

                                    10  C H Obeyesekere b:9 May 2005

                                9  Chantal Obeysekera

                       7  Stanly Obeysekera + Brenda de Sarem

                           8  Nedra Obeysekera + FC de Sarem (Derrick)

                           8  Yolande Obeysekera + Oopatissa Illangakoon.

                       7  Lady Hilda Obeysekera + Sir Paules Edward Peiris, (Civil Servent, Historian),  b:1853, educated at STC Mt Lavinia, Writer of Sinhala books and Historian, (He wrote the book Sinhalese families which was published in 1911.)

                          8  William Peiris

                           8  Justin Peiris Deraniyagala

                           8  Ralph Louis Peiris Deraniyagala (Bando) + Amelia Obeysekera (1915-2004)

                               9  Surani Peiris Deraniyagala

                               9  Ravindra Peiris Deraniyagala

                               9  Chrisanthi Peiris Deraniyagala

                               9  Rajini Peiris Deraniyagala

                               9  Savithri Peiris Deraniyagala

                            8  Miriam Peiris 1908-1999 + F Robert de Sarem

                               9  Rohan de Sarem (Cello)

                               9  Skanda de Sarem

                               9  Druvi de Sarem (Piano)

                               9  Niloo de Sarem + Desmond Fernando

                            8  Paules Edward Peiris Deraniyagala (Paulie) 1900-1976 Director Museum, (Scientist,Zoologist) +Prini Molamure (3117), m:28-Jun-1934

                               9  Paulus Arjun Mayadun Deraniyagala

                               9  Ranil Yudisthira Deraniyaga

                               9  Siran Upendra Deraniyagala

                               9  Isanth Deraniyagala

 

                5  2nd spouse of [9] Cornelia Susanna Elizabeth Dias Bandaranayake + [8]Rev. Canon Samuel William Dias Bandaranaike (Colombo) (1129)

                    William Chapman Dias Wijewardena Bandaranaike b:9/6/1860 (nephew of Sir Harry Dias Bandaranaike and step brother of Sir James Peter Obeysekera), Born in 1860. Educated at St Thomas' College and Royal College, Colombo. Took charge of the estates and plantation management. + Rachel Asmadale, m:1896 (Niece of T B Panabokke)

                       7  Copleston Bandaranaike

                        7  Rani Bandaranaike

                                   [Ref: 20th Centuary Impression by Arnold Wright P525]

                    6  Felix Reginald Dias Bandaranaike, b:26-Jul-1861, d:30-Jan-1947, educated at Royal & St Thomas’ College), Qualifications Cambridge BA,LLB degree. Became District Judge Colombo in 1897, Legal profession + Annie Lucy (Florence) D' Alwis (third daughter of James de Alwis) m:Apr-1890

                        7  Reginald Felix Dias Bandaranaike, Dr. b:17-Jan-1891, d:26-Oct-1951 + (1) “Princess” Joy De Livera (2) (Name Not Known) Dias Abeyesinghe

                            8  Michael Dias Bandaranaike + Norah Hunter-Crabbe (UK)

                                9  Alison + Wolfram Koch (Austria)

                                9  Julia + Name Not Known

                                    10  Name Not Known

                8  Felix Dias Bandaranaike, b:5-Nov-1930, d:26-Jun-1985 (Minister of Public Administration,Local Govt,Home Affairs& Justice 1970-77) +  Muthulakshmi Jayasundera

                            8  Christine Dias Bandaranaike + David Blackler

                        7  Annette Lena Dias Bandaranaike + William Ilangakoon, First Sinhalese Attorney General, m:1914

                            8  Hope Ilangakoon + Quintus Tennekoon

                                9  Serena Tennekoon (died 198?)

                                9  Deepthi Tenekoon + Palitha Senanayake

                            8  Nannette Christine Ilangakoon, d:Aug 5 2006 in Australia + Lyn (ECG) Wickremasinghe (3103), was the GM of Bank of Ceylon in the seventies, is a second cousin of Esmund Wickremasinghe, father of Ranil Wickremasinghe (UNP).

 

http://www.dailynews.lk/2001/pix/PrintPage.asp?REF=/2006/09/07/main_Obituaries.asp

WICKREMASINGHE - NANETTE CHRISTINE (nee  ILANGAKOON)  widow of late ECG (Lyn) Wickremasinghe, beloved mother of Git and Ravi, mother-in-law of Una and Yasanthi, grandmother of Ramila, Charith and Roshana, sister of Hope, late Neil, Anthea, Philip and Glen, sister-in-law of Quintus and late Lynnette, Ine, Trissette, Gertrude, late Lota (Evelyn) and Lou, passed away on 05th August 2006. The funeral and thanksgiving service were held in Australia on 14th August 2006. DN Sep 7 2006

 

                                9  Githendra Wickremasinghe + Una (UK)

                                    10  Roshana Wickremasinghe

                                9  Ravi Wickremasinghe + Yasanthi (Australia)

                                    10  Ramila Wickremasinghe

                                    10  Charith Wickremasinghe

                            8  Neil Ilangakoon + Lynnette de Livera

                                9  Sheami Ilangakoon + DEW Perera

                                    10  Name Not Known

                                    10  Name Not Known

                                9  Anthea Ilangakoon +Ine

                                9  Philip Ilangakoon + Trisetta

                                9  Glendora Ilangakoon, died 197? + Gertrude

 

                        7  Samuel James Felix Dias Bandaranaike,  Agricultural Department + Esther Ramkeesoon (Trinidad).

                            8  Sonia Dias Bandaranaike + Dr. Digby William Hall (UK)

                                9  William Hall

                                9  Mary Hall

                                9  James Hall

                                9  Emma Hall

                            8  Gwen Dias Bandaranaike, died 2004 + Roland Dias Abeysinghe.

                                9  Yohann Dias Abeyesinghe + Manjari Wickremasinghe Rajapakse

                                    10  Chandhana Dias Abeysinghe

                                    10  Hasulie Dias Abeysinghe

                                9  Jayanthi Dias Abeyesinghe + Ranjith Weerasinghe.

                                    10  Auchithya Weerasinghe

                                9  Kavinda Dias Abeyesinghe + Shyamini Balasuriya

                                    10  Nadhil Dias Abeysinghe

                            8  Yasmine Dias Bandaranaike, b:1935, University professor, literary critic, editor, bibliographer, novelist, essayist, and poet. She received her education from Bishop's college and went on to graduate from the University of Ceylon in 1959. She also received a Ph. D in English Literature from Cambridge University in 1962. Gooneratne became a resident of Australia in 1972. In 1981 she was the first, and remains until now, the only person to receive the higher doctoral degree of Doctor of Letters ever awarded by Macquarie University. She now holds a Personal Chair in English Literature at Macquarie University, located in New South Wales. From 1989-1993 she was the Foundation Director of her University's Postcolonial Literatures and Languages Research Center. In 1990 Gooneratne became an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to literature and education and in that same year she was also invited to become the Patron of the Jane Austen Society of Australia. From 1994-95, she served on a committee appointed by the Federal Government to review the Australian system of Honors and Awards from 1994-1995. Since 1995, she has had positions on both the Australia Abroad Council and the Visiting Committee of the Faculty of Creative Arts at the University of Wollongong. In 1998, she became a member of Asialink. She has been a visiting professor or specialist at many different places around the world including the following: Edith Cowan University (Western Australia), University of Michigan (USA), Jawarharlal Nehru University (India), and the University of the South Pacific (Fiji).  + Dr. Brendon Goneratne (Australia)

                                9  Channa Gooneratne

                                9  Devika Gooneratne

                            8  son (deceased a few minutes after birth at Bandarawela)

 

                    6  Harry Dias Bandaranaike                         

 

                5  Don Christoffel Henricus Dias Abeywickrema Jayatilake Seneviratne Bandaranaike (Mudaliyar, Governers Gate) b:1826 + Anna Florentina Philipsz Panditharatne

                    6  Susanna Dias Bandaranaike + Johannes Obeysekera

                        7  Sir James Obeysekera + Susanna Cornelia Dias Bandaranaike

                            8  Sir Donald Obeysekera + Johanna Perera                                              

                        7  Sir Solomon Obeysekera + Eslin Alwis

                            8  Forestor Obeysekera

 

                    6  Sir Don Solomon Dias Abeywickrema Jayatilleke Senewiratna Rajakumaruna Kadukeralu Bandaranaike (Maha Mudaliyar) b:22-May-1862, d:31-Jul-1946, Kt. Commander of the most distinguished order of St. Michael and St. George, Horogolla Walauwwa, St Thomas' College, Mohandiram 1882. Mudliyar Siyane Korale, After returning from UK, Governor Arthur Havelock awarded Maha Mudaliyar title and All Island JP. In 1897 went to UK as official representative for diamond jubilee celebration and received medal. In 1902 revisited UK. Received Coronation Medal and KCMG  + Daisy Eslin Obeysekera (d/o Christoffel & Lady Obeysekera) m:Apr-1898

                        7  Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike b:8-Jan 1899, d:26-Sep-1959, (Prime Minister of Sri Lanka 1956-59, Assassinated by a Buddhist Monk on September 25, 1959), St Thomas' College, educated as a lawyer in UK, University of Oxford. Became Secretary of Oxford Union in 1923, called to the bar in 1925, Member of the State Council in 1931, Formed the Sinhala Maha Sabha in 1937, Active in the UNP 1945-51 and established the SLFP after 1951, Prime Minister 1956-59, To solve the ethnic issue he signed the Bandaranaike-Chelvanaygam pact, which was repudiated due to a campaign led by the Buddhist Clergy. Made Sinhala the official Language + Sirimavo Ratwatta, b:17/4/1916, d:10/10/2000, m:2-Oct-1940 (First woman Prime Minister in the World, Prime Minister, 1960-65, 1970-77, 1994-2000) (3060) Wikipedia Account of Sirimavo

                            8  Sunethra Dias Bandaranaike, b:1943 + Kumar Rupasinghe (div)

                            8  2nd spouse of Sunethra Dias Bandaranaike + Udaya Nanayakkara (div)

                            8  Chandrika Dias Bandaranaike, b:29/6/1945, Early education at St Bridgets Convent, Colombo, and graduated in Political Science at Sorbonne University in Paris, Formed the Peoples Alliance (PA) Party, President of Sri Lanka 1994-2005 + Vijaya Kumaratunga, Film Actor, Assasinated 1988

                                9  Yasodhara Kumaratunga

                                9  Vimukthi Kumaratunga 

                            8  Anura Dias Bandaranaike b: Feb-15-1949 (Member of Parliament 1998, Leader of the Opposition, Speaker of the House, Minister of Tourism)

                        7  Alexandra Camelia Bandaranaike, lived at "Samudragiri" + Leo G. De Alwis

                            8  Shirlene De Alwis

                            8  Lankasa De Alwis (tenor singer) + Joy Dassenaike (cousins)

                            8  Rukie De Alwis

                        7  Anna Florentina De Livera Bandaranaike + A. Obeysekera

                    6  Name Not Known

                    6  Name Not Known

                    6  Name Not Known

 

        3 Johanna Elizabeth Philipsz b:1772 m:Sep-15-1799 + Diederich Wilhelm Spittel (1003)

            4 Gerardus Adrian Spittel

                5 Frederick George Spittel

                    6 Richard Lionel Spittel, Dr.  L.M.S. (Ceylon) F.R.C.S.(Eng.) (Frederick George-4, Gerardus Adrianus-3, Diederick Wilhelmus-2, Jan Lourens-1) was born on 9 Dec 1881 in Sri Lanka (ex Ceylon).   R L Spittel was a  Surgeon at the  General Hospital, Colombo,He was also President Dutch Burgher Union 1936-1938

Dr. Richard Lionel SPITTEL L.M.S. (Ceylon) F.R.C.S.(Eng.) and Claribel Frances VAN DORT were married on 28 Dec 1911 in St Michael and All Angels' Church, Colombo, Sri Lanka (ex Ceylon). +  Claribel Frances Van Dort, (Claire) d/o Dr W G Van Dort (1004), was born on 9 Dec 1881 in Colombo, Sri Lanka (ex Ceylon).Dr. Richard Lionel SPITTEL L.M.S. (Ceylon) F.R.C.S.(Eng.) and Claribel Frances VAN DORT had the following children:

                        7   Christine SPITTEL + Cecil Frederick Annesley Jonklaas. Cecil was born 7 Apr 1912 in Ceylon

                            8  Anne WILSON was born 

                        7  2nd spouse of  Christine SPITTEL + Alistair WILSON

                        7  Yvonne Spittel, died in infancy

    2  Rachel Scharff, bp:27 Nov 1746 at Colombo, Ceylon

    2  Adriana Elizabeth Scharff, bp:25 Feb 1750 at Colombo, Ceylon

    2  Robertus Christoffel Scharff, bp:3 Dec 1752 at Colombo, Ceylon

    2  Albertus Leonardus Scharff, bp:20 Oct 1754 at Colombo, Ceylon

    2  Cornelius Bartholomeus Scharff, bp:11 Jul 1756 at Colombo, Ceylon + Esther Christina Cadenski, m:27 Sep 1778 (who later married Jan Casper Niehuys of Ottendorp on 13 Jun 1790)

        3  Everardus Bartholomeus Scharff, bp:12 Dec 1779 at Colombo, Ceylon

        3  Stephanus Ferdinandus Scharff, bp:4 Mar 1781 at Colombo, Ceylon

        3  Clara Henrica Scharff, bp:2 Mar 1788 at Colombo, Ceylon

 

    2  Joan Jurgen Scharff (male) + Hendrina Willems

        3  Gerard Christofel Scharff, bp:18 Mar 1781 at Colombo, Ceylon