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Maria Aletta RetiefAge: 50 years17781829

Name
Maria Aletta Retief
Given names
Maria Aletta
Surname
Retief
Married name
Maria Aletta Conradie
Birth July 5, 1778 35 30

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d8.
Birth of a brotherPetrus Jacobus Retief
September 22, 1779 (Age 14 months)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p292, #7104, b8c1d1e2.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 2 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 17 months)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Baptism May 13, 1781 (Age 2 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d8.
War 1784 (Age 5 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Birth of a brotherDaniel Retief
January 8, 1788 (Age 9 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p361, b4c1d13.
Baptism of a brotherDaniel Retief
January 27, 1788 (Age 9 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p361, b4c1d13.
Death of a paternal grandfatherFrancois Retief
about 1789 (Age 10 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4.
Marriage of a siblingJacob NaudéMartha RetiefView this family
April 6, 1794 (Age 15 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d2e1.
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d1.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Margaretha Johanna NAUDÉ (1854), MOOC 6/9/65 #2353, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-C91M-K?mode=g&i=238&cat=331262 image 239/2120 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 10 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 16 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 18 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
MarriagePieter Jacobus ConradieView this family
April 16, 1797 (Age 18 years)

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Citation details: [2729] c2d4.
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d8.
Birth of a son
#1
Willem Stephanus Conradie
March 25, 1806 (Age 27 years)

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Citation details: [2843] c2d4e6
Death of a fatherFrancois Retief
June 10, 1807 (Age 28 years)

Citation details: Retief Pt 2, p10, b4c1 http://family.morkel.net/wp-content/uploads/Retief-Pt-2-Reconstructed-.pdf : accessed 25 Feb 2017.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 24 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a sonWillem Stephanus Conradie
April 20, 1806 (Age 27 years)
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Citation details: [2843] c2d4e6
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 30 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Baptism of a sisterFrancina Philippina Retief
January 15, 1809 (Age 30 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p358, b4c1d9e4.
Marriage of a siblingDaniel RetiefMargaretha Jacoba de VosView this family
May 5, 1810 (Age 31 years)
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Citation details: Retief, p361, b4c1d13.
Town founded 1812 (Age 33 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Death of a sisterMartha Retief
December 7, 1813 (Age 35 years)

Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p292, #7103, b8c1d1e1.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Anna Aletta Conradie
September 20, 1815 (Age 37 years)

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Citation details: [3609] c2d4e12
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p361, b4c1d13e1.
Baptism of a daughterAnna Aletta Conradie
November 5, 1815 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Uitgawedatum 2014-01-25
Citation details: [3609] c2d4e12
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p361, b4c1d13e1.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 40 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 41 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
Death of a motherMargaretha Joubert
October 23, 1821 (Age 43 years)

Citation details: Retief Pt 2, p10, b4c1 http://family.morkel.net/wp-content/uploads/Retief-Pt-2-Reconstructed-.pdf : accessed 25 Feb 2017.
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p292, #7102, b8c1d1.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 46 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Marriage of a siblingWillem Johannes PienaarFrancina Philippina RetiefView this family
March 4, 1827 (Age 48 years)
Citation details: b4c5.
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p358, b4c1d9e4.
Death May 30, 1829 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d8.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Maria Aletta Retief, daughter of Francois Retief and Margaretha Joubert, was born on July 5, 1778 and died on May 30, 1829 in Tulbagh, Western Cape at the age of 50. She married Pieter Jacobus Conradie (brother-in-law’s uncle), son of Pieter Jacobus Conradie and Catharina Maria Viljoen, on April 16, 1797. He was born calculated February 1774 in Over Breede River, Western Cape and died on October 9, 1838 in Breede Rivier, Dist. Worcester, Western Cape.

      Children of Maria Aletta Retief and Pieter Jacobus Conradie:

      1. Willem Stephanus Conradie (18061888)
      2. Anna Aletta Conradie (1815)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Willem Stephanus Conradie, son of Pieter Jacobus Conradie and Maria Aletta Retief, was born on March 25, 1806 and died on December 12, 1888 in Nieuw Munster, Wolseley, Western Cape at the age of 82. He married Maria Susanna Möller on February 14, 1833 in Tulbagh, Western Cape.

      Children of Willem Stephanus Conradie and Maria Susanna Möller:

      1. Margaretha Gertruida “Harta” Conradie (18461922)
    2. Anna Aletta Conradie, daughter of Pieter Jacobus Conradie and Maria Aletta Retief, was born on September 20, 1815. She married Francois Petrus “Frans” Retief (first cousin), son of Daniel Retief and Margaretha Jacoba de Vos, on July 14, 1833 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. He was born on April 6, 1811 and died about 1889.

      Children of Anna Aletta Conradie and Francois Petrus “Frans” Retief:

      1. Maria Aletta Retief (18371869)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Margaretha Gertruida “Harta” Conradie, daughter of Willem Stephanus Conradie and Maria Susanna Möller, was born on October 2, 1846 and died on June 18, 1922 at the age of 75. She married Jacobus Johannes de Wet.

      Children of Margaretha Gertruida “Harta” Conradie and Jacobus Johannes de Wet:

      1. Maria Susanna de Wet (18681916)
    2. Maria Aletta Retief, daughter of Francois Petrus “Frans” Retief and Anna Aletta Conradie, was born on July 21, 1837 and died on January 1, 1869 in Tulbagh, Western Cape at the age of 31. She married Willem Wouter Theron (great-uncle’s sister’s step-son), son of Petrus Francois Theron and Susanna Helena de Wet, on May 12, 1856 in Kruisvallei, Tulbagh, Western Cape. He was born on March 18, 1834 and died on April 11, 1888 in Tulbagh, Western Cape at the age of 54.

      Children of Maria Aletta Retief and Willem Wouter Theron:

      1. Anna Aletta Theron (18571919)
      2. Pieter Francois Theron (18591929)
      3. Susanna Helena Theron (18601943)
      4. Maria Aletta Johanna Theron (1863)
      5. Francois Petrus Retief Theron (18641929)
      6. Willem Wouter Theron (1866)
      7. Daniël Stephanus Theron (1866)