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Cecilia Johanna Steyn1770

Name
Cecilia Johanna Steyn
Given names
Cecilia Johanna
Surname
Steyn
Married name
Cecilia Johanna Grobler
Baptism April 22, 1770

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2.
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steyn, p214, a2b2c3d8e3.
Marriage of a parentDouw Gerbrand SteynMargaretha Aletta BothaView this family
August 8, 1773 (Age 3 years)

Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steyn, p213, a2b2c3d8.
Marriage of a parentDouw Gerbrand SteynCatharina Maria PotgieterView this family
January 7, 1776 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steyn, p213, a2b2c3d8.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 6 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Americans declare independece
Baptism of a half-sisterCatharina Maria Steyn
December 20, 1778 (Age 8 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Marais, p457, b2c11d2.
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steyn, p215, a2b2c3d8e7.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 10 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Britain declares war on the Netherlands. French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English
Historical Event 1780 (Age 9 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
MarriageNicolaas Johannes GroblerView this family
March 28, 1784 (Age 13 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2.
Publication: Transcribed by Trysie Joubert, Marelize Keyter, Marie Greyvenstein and Annatje Erasmus as part of the eGGSA Project, from VC 664, Cape Archives Repository
Citation details: p40, no 9.
Text:

1784, den 28 Maart Nicolaas Johannes Grobler van Cabo de goede hoop, jongman Burger aan Swellendam met Cecilia Johanna Stijn van Cabo voornoemd, jonge dogter

Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steyn, p214, a2b2c3d8e3.
War 1784 (Age 13 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Birth of a son
#1
Nicolaas Johannes Grobler
August 3, 1786 (Age 16 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER (1851), MOOC 6/9/53 #664, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-JKV?mode=g&i=356&cat=331262 image 357/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Text:

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Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism of a sonNicolaas Johannes Grobler
December 17, 1786 (Age 16 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d.
Death of a fatherDouw Gerbrand Steyn
about 1790 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steyn, p213, a2b2c3d8.
Marriage of a half-siblingPetrus Johannes van der WaltCatharina Maria SteynView this family
before 1794 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steyn, p215, a2b2c3d8e7.
Marriage of a half-siblingIzak MaraisCatharina Maria SteynView this family
November 2, 1794 (Age 24 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Marais, p457, b2c11d2.
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steyn, p215, a2b2c3d8e7.
Death of a paternal grandfatherHermanus Steyn d' Oude
about 1795 (Age 24 years)

Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steyn, p205, a2b2c3.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 18 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 24 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 26 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 33 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 38 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 41 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 48 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 49 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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
Birth of a grandson
#1
Willem Isaak Grobler
August 13, 1822 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
Christening of a grandsonWillem Isaak Grobler
September 15, 1822 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 54 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Marriage of a childNicolaas Johannes GroblerMaria AlbertsView this family
August 27, 1833 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER (1851), MOOC 6/9/53 #664, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-JKV?mode=g&i=356&cat=331262 image 357/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Historical Event 1835 (Age 64 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildWillem Isaak GroblerJudith Magdalena OdendaalView this family
August 12, 1838 (Age 68 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
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: secondary evidence
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
Town founded 1844 (Age 73 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death of a sonNicolaas Johannes Grobler
January 13, 1851 (Age 80 years) Age: 65 years
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER (1851), MOOC 6/9/53 #664, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-JKV?mode=g&i=356&cat=331262 image 357/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 86 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 90 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
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 81 years)

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 83 years)

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 1865 (Age 94 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 96 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
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 103 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 110 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 110 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 grandsonWillem Isaak Grobler
January 13, 1886 (Age 115 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 115 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.
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Cecilia Johanna Steyn, daughter of Douw Gerbrand Steyn and Cornelia Potgieter, was baptized on April 22, 1770. She married Nicolaas Johannes Grobler (first cousin’s brother-in-law), son of Nicolaas Grobler and Johanna Hendrina Combrink, on March 28, 1784 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. He was baptized on June 20, 1756 in Drakenstein, Western Cape.

      Children of Cecilia Johanna Steyn and Nicolaas Johannes Grobler:

      1. Nicolaas Johannes Grobler (17861851)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Nicolaas Johannes Grobler, son of Nicolaas Johannes Grobler and Cecilia Johanna Steyn, was born on August 3, 1786 and died on January 13, 1851 in Kleinfontein, Cradock, Eastern Cape at the age of 64. He married 2 times. The first time he married Johanna Hendrina Steyn (first cousin), daughter of Hermanus Steyn and Machteld Grobbelaar,. She was baptized on June 2, 1791 in Swellendam, Western Cape. The second time he married Maria Alberts on August 27, 1833 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She died before December 31, 1859.

      Children of Nicolaas Johannes Grobler and Johanna Hendrina Steyn:

      1. Willem Isaak Grobler (18221886)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Willem Isaak Grobler, son of Nicolaas Johannes Grobler and Johanna Hendrina Steyn, 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. He married Judith Magdalena Odendaal (great-grandfather’s wife’s great-niece), daughter of Johannes Samuel Odendaal and Johanna Elizabeth Botha, on August 12, 1838 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She was born about December 1811 in Swellendam, Western Cape and died on October 30, 1901 in Elandsfontein, Dist. Albert, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal:

      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)