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Petrus Johannes du PlessisAge: 47 years18511899

Name
Petrus Johannes du Plessis
Given names
Petrus Johannes
Surname
du Plessis
Birth calculated August 1851 25

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Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Johannes DU PLESSIS (1899), MOOC 6/9/392 #2408, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8SMQ-8?i=1983&cat=331262 image 1984/2166 : accessed 6 Apr 2017
MarriageJudith Magdalena Maria GroblerView this family
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Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f6
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Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Johannes DU PLESSIS (1899), MOOC 6/9/392 #2408, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8SMQ-8?i=1983&cat=331262 image 1984/2166 : accessed 6 Apr 2017
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Birth of a sisterAnna Elizabeth Christina du Plessis
July 1853 (Age 23 months)
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Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Christina DU PLESSIS (1914), MOOC 6/9/770 #2856, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-Q99L-R?mode=g&i=1121&cat=331262 image 1122/1277 : accessed 6 Apr 2017
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Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 5 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 9 years)

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Note: American Civil War: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War
Marriage of a siblingWillem Isaak GroblerAnna Elizabeth Christina du PlessisView this family
February 14, 1870 (Age 18 years)
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Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Death of a paternal grandfatherJan Louis du Plessis
July 23, 1872 (Age 20 years) Age: 70 years 7 months 7 days
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p166, b2c4d9e10.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 22 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Elizabeth Hough
October 17, 1880 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p166, b2c4d9e10.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 29 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 5 months)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902 (Age 2 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province
Economic Event 1865 (Age 13 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 15 years)
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Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution
Economic Event 1881 (Age 29 years)
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area
Economic Event 1886 (Age 34 years)
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Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.
Death of a fatherDaniël Jacobus du Plessis
November 9, 1894 (Age 43 years) Age: 68 years 10 months
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Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Jacobus DU PLESSIS (1894), MOOC 6/9/335 #2748, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-FQ9D-P?mode=g&i=157&cat=331262 image 158/2039 : accessed 6 Apr 2017
Death July 28, 1899 (Age 47 years) Age: 47 years 11 months

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Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Johannes DU PLESSIS (1899), MOOC 6/9/392 #2408, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8SMQ-8?i=1983&cat=331262 image 1984/2166 : accessed 6 Apr 2017
  1. Generation 1
    1. Petrus Johannes du Plessis, son of Daniël Jacobus du Plessis and Anna Christina van den Heever, was born calculated August 1851 and died on July 28, 1899. He married Judith Magdalena Maria Grobler (sister-in-law), daughter of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal,. She was born on July 23, 1849.