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Francois RetiefAge: 64 years17431807

Name
Francois Retief
Given names
Francois
Surname
Retief
Birth January 1, 1743 34 20

Citation details: Retief Pt 2, p10, b4c1 http://family.morkel.net/wp-content/uploads/Retief-Pt-2-Reconstructed-.pdf : accessed 25 Feb 2017.
Baptism of a brotherDaniel Retief
June 5, 1746 (Age 3 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p363, b4c3.
Baptism of a brotherPetrus Retief
November 7, 1751 (Age 8 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p363, b4c6.
Historical Event 1754 (Age 11 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony
Epidemic May 1, 1755 (Age 12 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Death of a paternal grandmotherMarié Mouy
September 21, 1758 (Age 15 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, a1.
MarriageMargaretha JoubertView this family
February 10, 1765 (Age 22 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.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Martha Retief
December 18, 1765 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d1.
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p292, #7103, b8c1d1e1.
Baptism of a daughterMartha Retief
December 29, 1765 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d1.
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p292, #7103, b8c1d1e1.
Marriage of a siblingDaniel RetiefHester MaraisView this family
April 17, 1768 (Age 25 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p363, b4c3.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Marais, p453, b2c10d4.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 33 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Americans declare independece
Death of a motherAnna Marais
May 24, 1777 (Age 34 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Maria Aletta Retief
July 5, 1778 (Age 35 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d8.
Birth of a son
#3
Petrus Jacobus Retief
September 22, 1779 (Age 36 years)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p292, #7104, b8c1d1e2.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 37 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 37 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Baptism of a daughterMaria Aletta Retief
May 13, 1781 (Age 38 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d8.
War 1784 (Age 41 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Birth of a son
#4
Daniel Retief
January 8, 1788 (Age 45 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p361, b4c1d13.
Baptism of a sonDaniel Retief
January 27, 1788 (Age 45 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p361, b4c1d13.
Death of a fatherFrancois Retief
about 1789 (Age 46 years)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4.
Marriage of a childJacob NaudéMartha RetiefView this family
April 6, 1794 (Age 51 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
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 54 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Marriage of a childPieter Jacobus ConradieMaria Aletta RetiefView this family
April 16, 1797 (Age 54 years)

Publication: Uitgawedatum 2014-01-25
Citation details: [2729] c2d4.
Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d8.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 46 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 52 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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Margaretha Johanna Naudé
February 13, 1802 (Age 59 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d2e1.
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
Birth of a grandson
#2
Willem Stephanus Conradie
March 25, 1806 (Age 63 years)

Publication: Uitgawedatum 2014-01-25
Citation details: [2843] c2d4e6
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 60 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Stephanus Conradie
April 20, 1806 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Uitgawedatum 2014-01-25
Citation details: [2843] c2d4e6
Death June 10, 1807 (Age 64 years)

Citation details: Retief Pt 2, p10, b4c1 http://family.morkel.net/wp-content/uploads/Retief-Pt-2-Reconstructed-.pdf : accessed 25 Feb 2017.
Baptism of a daughterFrancina Philippina Retief
January 15, 1809 (19 months after death)

Publication: Vol. 9, Ra-Ron (2003) ISBN: 0-7972-0961-1
Citation details: Retief, p358, b4c1d9e4.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Francois Retief, son of Francois Retief and Anna Marais, was born on January 1, 1743 and died on June 10, 1807 at the age of 64. He married Margaretha Joubert (second cousin), daughter of Pieter Jacobus Joubert and Martha Margaretha du Toit, on February 10, 1765 in Paarl / Drakenstein, Western Cape. She was born on March 1, 1748 and died on October 23, 1821 at the age of 73.

      Children of Francois Retief and Margaretha Joubert:

      1. Martha Retief (17651813)
      2. Maria Aletta Retief (17781829)
      3. Petrus Jacobus Retief (17791852)
      4. Daniel Retief (17881860)
      5. Francina Philippina Retief (18091879)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Martha Retief, daughter of Francois Retief and Margaretha Joubert, was born on December 18, 1765 and died on December 7, 1813 at the age of 47. She married Jacob Naudé (first cousin once removed ascending), son of Jacob Naudé and Anna Susanna du Toit, on April 6, 1794. He was born on September 3, 1745 and died on June 5, 1813 at the age of 67.

      Children of Martha Retief and Jacob Naudé:

      1. Margaretha Johanna Naudé (18021853)
    2. 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)
    3. Daniel Retief, son of Francois Retief and Margaretha Joubert, was born on January 8, 1788 and died on May 16, 1860 at the age of 72. He married Margaretha Jacoba de Vos, daughter of Wouter de Vos and Susanna Barbara de Bruyn, on May 5, 1810 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. She was baptized on January 20, 1793 and died on May 16, 1860 at the age of 67.

      Children of Daniel Retief and Margaretha Jacoba de Vos:

      1. Francois Petrus “Frans” Retief (18111889)
    4. Francina Philippina Retief, daughter of Francois Retief and Margaretha Joubert, was baptized on January 15, 1809 and died on June 6, 1879 in Rietpoort, Dist. Murraysburg, Western Cape at the age of 70. She married Willem Johannes Pienaar (sister-in-law’s son), son of Petrus Pienaar and Aletta Elizabeth Conradie, on March 4, 1827 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on October 28, 1806 in Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on December 23, 1849 in Matjiesvlei, Dist. Murraysburg, Western Cape at the age of 43.

      Children of Francina Philippina Retief and Willem Johannes Pienaar:

      1. Anna Susanna Pienaar (18341894)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Margaretha Johanna Naudé, daughter of Jacob Naudé and Martha Retief, was born on February 13, 1802 in Dist. Worcester, Western Cape and died on December 25, 1853 in Winterhoek, Tulbagh, Western Cape at the age of 51. She married 2 times. The first time she married Francois Daniël Johannes Malan before 1824. The second time she married Jacobus Francois Theron (third cousin), son of Pieter Francois “Petrus” Theron and Maria Magdalena Hugo, on April 2, 1826 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. He was born on February 26, 1798 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on February 5, 1856 in Winterhoek, Tulbagh, Western Cape at the age of 57.

      Children of Margaretha Johanna Naudé and Jacobus Francois Theron:

      1. Francois Paulus Theron (18401915)
    2. 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)
    3. 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)
    4. Francois Petrus “Frans” Retief, son of Daniel Retief and Margaretha Jacoba de Vos, was born on April 6, 1811 and died about 1889. He married Anna Aletta Conradie (first cousin), daughter of Pieter Jacobus Conradie and Maria Aletta Retief, on July 14, 1833 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. She was born on September 20, 1815.

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

      1. Maria Aletta Retief (18371869)
    5. Anna Susanna Pienaar, daughter of Willem Johannes Pienaar and Francina Philippina Retief, was born on January 18, 1834 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on September 21, 1894 in Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape at the age of 60. She married Gustav Zacharias Erlank (second cousin’s step-daughter’s brother-in-law), son of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff, on December 27, 1852 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on January 30, 1833 and died on March 15, 1909 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 76.

      Children of Anna Susanna Pienaar and Gustav Zacharias Erlank:

      1. Gustaaf Zacharias Erlank (18571926)