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Willem van der Vyfer1762

Name
Willem van der Vyfer
Given names
Willem
Surname
van der Vyfer
Birth 1762

Publication: Uitgawedatum 2014-01-25
Citation details: [6669] c7.
Baptism April 4, 1762

Publication: Uitgawedatum 2014-01-25
Citation details: [6669] c7.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 14 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780 (Age 18 years)

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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 18 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784 (Age 22 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
MarriageMaria Johanna ConradieView this family
February 20, 1785 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Uitgawedatum 2014-01-25
Citation details: [6669] c7.
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p53, #904, b5c7d1e7.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 27 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 33 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 35 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Birth of a daughter
#1
Maria Johanna Wilhelmina van der Vyfer
December 18, 1799 (Age 37 years)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p53, #904, b5c7d1e7.
Baptism of a daughterMaria Johanna Wilhelmina van der Vyfer
April 12, 1800 (Age 38 years)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p53, #904, b5c7d1e7.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 41 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 47 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 50 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 56 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 58 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 63 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Marriage of a childGideon Daniël JoubertMaria Johanna Wilhelmina van der VyferView this family
June 5, 1831 (Age 69 years)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p53, #904, b5c7d1e7.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Gideon Frederik JOUBERT (1925), MOOC 6/9/2848 #8991, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BB-2SPY-M?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9X1%3A1598032438 : 11 October 2018), 007731746 > image 400 of 799; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 27 Apr 2020
Historical Event 1835 (Age 73 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Birth of a grandson
#1
Gideon Frederik Joubert
April 6, 1837 (Age 75 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Gideon Frederik JOUBERT (1925), MOOC 6/9/2848 #8991, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BB-2SPY-M?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9X1%3A1598032438 : 11 October 2018), 007731746 > image 400 of 799; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 27 Apr 2020
Text:

CAL APR 1847

Citation details: Gravestone: G F JOUBERT (1837-1925) and Francina CLOETE (1841-1906), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1265672 : accessed 27 Apr 2020
Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Joubert, p152, b5c7d1e7f13.
Text:

* 6.3.1837

Note: SAG has birth date in March not April
Town founded 1844 (Age 82 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 95 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 99 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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 118 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 90 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 92 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 103 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 105 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 September 1873 (Age 111 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a daughterMaria Johanna Wilhelmina van der Vyfer
December 28, 1874 (Age 112 years)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p53, #904, b5c7d1e7.
Economic Event 1881 (Age 119 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
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Willem van der Vyfer was born in 1762. He married Maria Johanna Conradie, daughter of Johann Henricus Conradi and Rosa Swanepoel, on February 20, 1785. She was born in 1758.

      Children of Willem van der Vyfer and Maria Johanna Conradie:

      1. Maria Johanna Wilhelmina van der Vyfer (17991874)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Maria Johanna Wilhelmina van der Vyfer, daughter of Willem van der Vyfer and Maria Johanna Conradie, was born on December 18, 1799 in Bruintjiesrivier, Swellendam, Western Cape and died on December 28, 1874 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 75. She married Gideon Daniël Joubert (aunt’s aunt’s great-grandson), son of Daniel Francois Joubert and Maria Magdalena Marais, on June 5, 1831 in Somerset East, Eastern Cape. He was born on June 6, 1794 and died on December 12, 1874 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 80.

      Children of Maria Johanna Wilhelmina van der Vyfer and Gideon Daniël Joubert:

      1. Gideon Frederik Joubert (18371925)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Gideon Frederik Joubert, son of Gideon Daniël Joubert and Maria Johanna Wilhelmina van der Vyfer, was born on April 6, 1837 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on September 9, 1925 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 88. He married Francina Catharina Cloete (first cousin once removed descending), daughter of Daniel Francois Cloete and Hester Aletta Burger, in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on October 23, 1841 and died on January 11, 1906 at the age of 64.