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Johannes Samuel Odendaal1779

Name
Johannes Samuel Odendaal
Given names
Johannes Samuel
Surname
Odendaal
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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

Johannes Odendaal

Name
Johannes Odendaal
Given names
Johannes
Surname
Odendaal
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Odendaal, p29, b5c8.
Baptism September 26, 1779

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Odendaal, p29, b5c8.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 14 months)

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Note: Britain declares war on the Netherlands. French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English
Historical Event 1780 (Age 3 months)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784 (Age 4 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 9 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 15 years)

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Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in.The start of free trade was announced
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 17 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
MarriageJohanna Elizabeth BothaView this family
September 25, 1803 (Age 23 years)
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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: secondary evidence
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Botha, p369, b1c7d6e2.
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Odendaal, p29, b5c8.
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 29 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Birth of a daughter
#1
Judith Magdalena Odendaal
about December 1811 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
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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
Text:

Age of the decease: 89 years 11 months

Quality of data: secondary evidence
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 23 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Town founded 1812 (Age 32 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 38 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 40 years)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier
Economic Event 1825 (Age 45 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Historical Event 1835 (Age 55 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a childWillem Isaak GroblerJudith Magdalena OdendaalView this family
August 12, 1838 (Age 58 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
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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: secondary evidence
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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
Birth of a grandson
#1
Nicolaas Johannes Grobler
June 1, 1839 (Age 59 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
Baptism of a grandsonNicolaas Johannes Grobler
August 11, 1839 (Age 59 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.12, b6c2d2e7f1
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar
October 27, 1840 (Age 61 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7
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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: Baptism: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBLER (1840), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-7DVF?i=566&cat=994807 : accessed 10 Aug 2019
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar
November 29, 1840 (Age 61 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7
Citation details: Baptism: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBLER (1840), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-7DVF?i=566&cat=994807 : accessed 10 Aug 2019
Birth of a grandson
#3
Willem Isaak Grobler
March 27, 1844 (Age 64 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Town founded 1844 (Age 64 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Isaak Grobler
April 28, 1844 (Age 64 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Birth of a grandson
#4
Johannes Samuel Grobler
November 24, 1845 (Age 66 years)

Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f4
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Samuel Grobler
December 21, 1845 (Age 66 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f4
Birth of a grandson
#5
Daniel Jacobus Grobler
July 18, 1847 (Age 67 years)

Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f5
Baptism of a grandsonDaniel Jacobus Grobler
September 5, 1847 (Age 67 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f5
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Judith Magdalena Maria Grobler
July 23, 1849 (Age 69 years)

Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f6
Baptism of a granddaughterJudith Magdalena Maria Grobler
September 3, 1849 (Age 69 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f6
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Louisa Petronella Cecelia Grobler
October 8, 1852 (Age 73 years)

Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f7
Baptism of a granddaughterLouisa Petronella Cecelia Grobler
November 7, 1852 (Age 73 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f7
Marriage of a grandchildNicolaas Johannes GroblerMaria Magdalena MaraisView this family
October 31, 1859 (Age 80 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 77 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Marriage of a grandchildHendrik Paul WelgemoedJohanna Hendrina Elizabeth GrobbelaarView this family
September 7, 1862 (Age 82 years)
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7, no place
Text:

c. 1862

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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 81 years)

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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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 101 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 72 years)

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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 74 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 85 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Death of a wifeJohanna Elizabeth Botha
October 27, 1867 (Age 88 years)
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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 87 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
Marriage of a grandchildWillem Isaak GroblerAnna Elizabeth Christina du PlessisView this family
February 14, 1870 (Age 90 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 93 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Marriage of a grandchildJohannes Samuel GroblerCornelia Susanna MoolmanView this family
March 30, 1874 (Age 94 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f4
Economic Event 1881 (Age 101 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 106 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.
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Johannes Samuel Odendaal, son of Johannes Odendaal and Magdalena Radijn, was baptized on September 26, 1779. He married Johanna Elizabeth Botha (father’s father’s great ×5 granddaughter’s father-in-law’s second cousin’s sister-in-law), daughter of Jacobus Lodewyk Botha and Johanna Elizabeth la Grange, on September 25, 1803 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was born in Bushmans River, Dist. Albany, Eastern Cape and died on October 27, 1867 in Legplaats, Dist. Middelburg, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Johannes Samuel Odendaal and Johanna Elizabeth Botha:

      1. Judith Magdalena Odendaal (18111901)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Judith Magdalena Odendaal, daughter of Johannes Samuel Odendaal and Johanna Elizabeth Botha, was born about December 1811 in Swellendam, Western Cape and died on October 30, 1901 in Elandsfontein, Dist. Albert, Eastern Cape. She married Willem Isaak Grobler (great-uncle’s great-grandson), son of Nicolaas Johannes Grobler and Johanna Hendrina Steyn, on August 12, 1838 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. He was born on August 13, 1822 in Cradock, Eastern Cape and died on January 13, 1886 in Vaalplaat, Dist. Albert, Eastern Cape at the age of 63.

      Children of Judith Magdalena Odendaal and Willem Isaak Grobler:

      1. Nicolaas Johannes Grobler (18391913)
      2. Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar (18401899)
      3. Willem Isaak Grobler (18441903)
      4. Johannes Samuel Grobler (18451903)
      5. Daniel Jacobus Grobler (1847)
      6. Judith Magdalena Maria Grobler (1849)
      7. Louisa Petronella Cecelia Grobler (1852)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Nicolaas Johannes Grobler, son of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal, was born on June 1, 1839 and died on August 26, 1913 in Cradock, Eastern Cape at the age of 74. He married Maria Magdalena Marais, daughter of Johannes Izaak Frederik Marais and Maria Magdalena du Plessis, on October 31, 1859 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She was born on June 22, 1840 in Cradock, Eastern Cape and died on April 4, 1912 in Cradock, Eastern Cape at the age of 71.

    2. Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar, farmer (sheep) (in 1899), daughter of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal, was born on October 27, 1840 in Middelburg, Eastern Cape and died on March 6, 1899 in Brakfontein, Dist. Cradock, Eastern Cape at the age of 58. She married Hendrik Paul Welgemoed (mother’s great-aunt’s son’s wife’s step-daughter’s brother-in-law), son of David Johannes Welgemoed and Maria Elizabeth Krugel, on September 7, 1862 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. He was born on August 4, 1840 and died about 1899 in Cradock, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar and Hendrik Paul Welgemoed:

      1. David Johannes Welgemoed (1863)
      2. Judeth Magdalena Maria Welgemoed (1865)
      3. Willem Izak Welgemoed (18671945)
      4. Hendrik Paul Welgemoed (18681869)
      5. Hendrik Paul Welgemoed (18691925)
      6. Maria Elizabeth Welgemoed (1871)
      7. Johanna Hendrina Elisabeth Welgemoed (1875)
      8. Elizabeth Catharina Welgemoed (1878)
      9. Johannes Godliep Welgemoed (18791923)
      10. Nicolaas Johannes Welgemoed (1881)
      11. Louisa Petronella Welgemoed (1882)
    3. Willem Isaak Grobler, son of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal, was born on March 27, 1844 in Cradock, Eastern Cape and died in January 1903 at the age of 58. He married Anna Elizabeth Christina du Plessis (sister-in-law), daughter of Daniël Jacobus du Plessis and Anna Christina van den Heever, on February 14, 1870 in Colesberg, Northern Cape. She was born in July 1853 in Boesmanspoort, Colesberg, Northern Cape and died on November 17, 1914 in Venterstad, Eastern Cape at the age of 61.

    4. Johannes Samuel Grobler, son of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal, was born on November 24, 1845 and died on February 18, 1903 in Venterstad, Eastern Cape at the age of 57. He married Cornelia Susanna Moolman on March 30, 1874 in Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape. She was born in 1850 in Swellendam, Western Cape and died on November 8, 1924 in Venterstad, Eastern Cape at the age of 74.

    5. Judith Magdalena Maria Grobler, daughter of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal, was born on July 23, 1849. She married Petrus Johannes du Plessis (brother-in-law), son of Daniël Jacobus du Plessis and Anna Christina van den Heever,. He was born calculated August 1851 and died on July 28, 1899.

    6. 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.