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Louisa Petronella Cecelia Grobler1852

Name
Louisa Petronella Cecelia Grobler
Given names
Louisa Petronella Cecelia
Surname
Grobler
Birth October 8, 1852 30 40

Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f7
Baptism November 7, 1852 (Age 30 days)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f7
MarriageJohannes Lodewikus van HeerdenView this family

Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f7
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Lodewicus VAN HEERDEN (1909), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3F-H372?i=243&cc=2520237&cat=188051 image 244/1379 : accessed 1 Apr 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a siblingNicolaas Johannes GroblerMaria Magdalena MaraisView this family
October 31, 1859 (Age 7 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.12, b6c2d2e7f1
Citation details: Gravestone: Maria Magdalena MARAIS (1840-1912) and Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER (1839-1913), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3189335 : accessed 24 Mar 2017
Citation details: Marriage: Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER and Maria Magdalena MARAIS (1859), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-7B64?i=629&cat=244034 : accessed 14 May 2020
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 4 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Marriage of a siblingHendrik Paul WelgemoedJohanna Hendrina Elizabeth GrobbelaarView this family
September 7, 1862 (Age 9 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7, no place
Text:

c. 1862

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBBELAAR (1899), MOOC 6/9/387 #1155, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8S9P-4?mode=g image 670/2166 : accessed 4 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Marriage: Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED and Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBLER (1862), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-G9J8-V?i=657&cat=994807 : accessed 10 Aug 2019
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 8 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 12 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Death of a maternal grandmotherJohanna Elizabeth Botha
October 27, 1867 (Age 15 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Elizabeth BOTHA (1867), MOOC 6/9/121 #3981, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-MS3G-J?mode=g&i=1193&cat=331262 image 1194/2192 : accessed 7 Apr 2017
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Botha, p369, b1c7d6e2.
Economic Event 1867 (Age 14 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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
Marriage of a siblingWillem Isaak GroblerAnna Elizabeth Christina du PlessisView this family
February 14, 1870 (Age 17 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

Source: Wikipedia
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 14 months)

Source: Wikipedia
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 September 1873 (Age 20 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Marriage of a siblingJohannes Samuel GroblerCornelia Susanna MoolmanView this family
March 30, 1874 (Age 21 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f4
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 28 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 28 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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
Death of a fatherWillem Isaak Grobler
January 13, 1886 (Age 33 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Isaak GROBLER (1886), MOOC 6/9/229 #177/1886, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-D9HT-D?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Z%3A1598082388 : 12 September 2017), 007844955 > image 191 of 2041; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Jan 2019
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
Text:

13.6.1886

Source: Stamouers
Economic Event 1886 (Age 33 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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 sisterJohanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar
March 6, 1899 (Age 46 years) Age: 58 years 4 months
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Johanna Hendrina Elizabetha GROBLAAR: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-438935-58?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1899 > Cradock > image 89 of 352; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: March 11, 1899
Text:
  1. Plaats van Overlede: Eigen huis te Brakfontein,
  2. Plaats bepaald voor de Begrafenis: Brakfontein
  3. Oorzaken van Dood: Bors water
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBBELAAR (1899), MOOC 6/9/387 #1155, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8S9P-4?mode=g image 670/2166 : accessed 4 March 2017
Date of entry in original source: March 9, 1899
Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 48 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
Death of a motherJudith Magdalena Odendaal
October 30, 1901 (Age 49 years)
Address: Elandsfontein, Ward 2, Subdistrict Venterstad, District Albert
Cause: old age
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Judith Magdalena ODENDAL: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-36875-99?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1901 > Albert > image 254 of 309; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: November 1, 1901
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Judith Magdalena ODENDAAL (1901), MOOC 6/9/441 #4318/1901, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-G9NW-Z?i=1714&cat=331262 image 1715/2149 : accessed 21 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
Text:

3 October 1901 Burgersdorp

Source: Stamouers
Note: [SAG 2] partially wrong data
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 47 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Death of a brotherWillem Isaak Grobler
January 1903 (Age 50 years)

Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Death of a brotherJohannes Samuel Grobler
February 18, 1903 (Age 50 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f4
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 51 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 53 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Death of a husbandJohannes Lodewikus van Heerden
May 15, 1909 (Age 56 years) Age: 63 years 0 months 5 days
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f7
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Lodewicus VAN HEERDEN (1909), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3F-H372?i=243&cc=2520237&cat=188051 image 244/1379 : accessed 1 Apr 2017
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 57 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 59 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
Death of a brotherNicolaas Johannes Grobler
August 26, 1913 (Age 60 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.12, b6c2d2e7f1
Citation details: Gravestone: Maria Magdalena MARAIS (1840-1912) and Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER (1839-1913), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3189335 : accessed 24 Mar 2017
Text:

3 Sep 1913

War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 61 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 65 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Spanish flu: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 76 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 86 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War II
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 108 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 108 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Louisa Petronella Cecelia Grobler, daughter of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal, was born on October 8, 1852. She married Johannes Lodewikus van Heerden (mother’s great-aunt’s husband’s great-great-nephew), son of Johannes Lodewikus van Heerden and Anna Catharina Cornelia Jordaan, in Cradock, Eastern Cape. He was born on May 10, 1846 in Cradock, Eastern Cape and died on May 15, 1909 in Middelburg, Mpumalanga at the age of 63.