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Johanna Sophia BurgersAge: 27 years18501877

Name
Johanna Sophia Burgers
Given names
Johanna Sophia
Surname
Burgers
Married name
Johanna Sophia Cloete
Birth calculated September 1850 22 17
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Death of a maternal grandfatherPetrus Pienaar
December 10, 1858 (Age 8 years) Age: 56 years 4 months 27 days
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pienaar, p44, b2c5d7e7.
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Citation details: Death notice: Petrus PIENAAR (1859), MOOC 6/9/85 #5742, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CSWV-Y?i=1776&cat=331262 image 1777/2166 : accessed 13 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 6 years)

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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 10 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
Death of a maternal grandmotherJohanna Sophia van der Merwe
July 25, 1866 (Age 15 years) Age: 58 years
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pienaar, p44, b2c5d7e7.
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia VAN DER MERWE (1866), MOOC 6/9/116 #2868, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-V9C6-F?mode=g&cat=331262 image 2240/2278 : accessed 24 Mar 2017
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Death of a paternal grandmotherElisabeth Magdalena Theron
September 28, 1867 (Age 17 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e1.
MarriageCornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” CloeteView this family
May 26, 1869 (Age 18 years) Husband: 23 years Wife: 19 years
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f12g1.
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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelius Willem Petrus CLOETE (1929), MOOC 6/9/3624 #24488/1929, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HSR1-J?i=891&cat=331262 : accessed 18 Feb 2017, image 892/1527
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Citation details: Marriage: Cornelis Willem Petrus CLOETE and Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1869), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK6-B7Q2-D?i=69&cat=244034 : accessed 11 Jan 2020
Birth of a son
#1
Daniel Francois Cloete
August 16, 1870 (Age 19 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Birth of a son
#2
Willem Jacobus Cloete
June 5, 1872 (Age 21 years)
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Citation details: Death registration Willem Jacobus CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-179887-91?cc=1779109 : accessed 17 October 2015), 1937 > Barkly East > image 91 of 200; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: November 1, 1937
Text:
  1. Birthplace Graaff Reinet, Cape Province
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Birth of a son
#3
Pieter John Cloete
March 22, 1874 (Age 23 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Birth of a daughter
#4
Elsje Jacoba Cloete
March 28, 1876 (Age 25 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 16 months)

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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 3 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 14 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 16 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 23 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death December 22, 1877 (Age 27 years) Age: 27 years 3 months
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
  1. Generation 1
    1. Johanna Sophia Burgers, daughter of Willem Jacobus Burgers and Elsje Jacoba Pienaar, was born calculated September 1850 in Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on December 22, 1877 in Van der Waltshoek, Cambdeboo-Oost, Eastern Cape. She married Cornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete (father’s step-mother’s uncle’s great-grandson), son of Daniel Francois Cloete and Hester Aletta Burger, on May 26, 1869 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on May 23, 1846 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on October 23, 1929 in Glen Almond, Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 83.

      Children of Johanna Sophia Burgers and Cornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete:

      1. Daniel Francois Cloete (18701894)
      2. Willem Jacobus Cloete (18721937)
      3. Pieter John Cloete (18741937)
      4. Elsje Jacoba Cloete (18761946)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Willem Jacobus Cloete

      Willem Jacobus Cloete, son of Cornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete and Johanna Sophia Burgers, was born on June 5, 1872 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on November 1, 1937 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 65. He married 2 times. The first time he married Jacoba Ritchie Erlank (mother’s great-uncle’s granddaughter), daughter of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Susanna Sophia Ritchie. The second time he married Cornelia Susanna “Nellie” Wessels on April 25, 1907 in Winburg, Free State. She was born calculated 1873 in and died on July 24, 1956 in Mutare, Zimbabwe.

      Children of Willem Jacobus Cloete and Jacoba Ritchie Erlank:

      1. Cornelius Willem Petrus “Corneels” Cloete (18991967)
      2. Sophia Ritche Cloete (19001905)
      3. Willem Jacobus Cloete (19011981)
      4. Private
      5. Johanna Francina “Dollie” Cloete (19041985)

      Children of Willem Jacobus Cloete and Cornelia Susanna “Nellie” Wessels:

      1. … “Jannie” Cloete (19181933)
      2. Nita Estelle Cloete (19181976)
    2. Pieter John Cloete, son of Cornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete and Johanna Sophia Burgers, was born on March 22, 1874 and died on July 7, 1937 in Queenstown, Eastern Cape at the age of 63. He married Hester Aletta Joubert (first cousin), daughter of Daniel Francois Joubert and Maria Magdalena Cloete,. She was born on December 3, 1882 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on March 8, 1948 at the age of 65.

      Children of Pieter John Cloete and Hester Aletta Joubert:

      1. Cloete (19211921)
      2. Cloete (19211921)
    3. Elsje Jacoba Cloete, daughter of Cornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete and Johanna Sophia Burgers, was born on March 28, 1876 and died on January 31, 1946 in Zastron, Free State at the age of 69. She married Barend Francois Stevens.

      Children of Elsje Jacoba Cloete and Barend Francois Stevens:

      1. Private
      2. Cornelius Burgers “Piekie” Stevens (19051978)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Cornelius Willem Petrus “Corneels” Cloete

      Cornelius Willem Petrus “Corneels” Cloete, son of Willem Jacobus Cloete and Jacoba Ritchie Erlank, was born on April 30, 1899 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape and died on February 26, 1967 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal at the age of 67. He married Johanna Hendrina Grobler “Babes” Welgemoed (great-great-grandfather’s wife’s great-great-niece), daughter of Hendrik Paul Welgemoed and Elizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed.

      Cornelius Willem Petrus “Corneels” Cloete and Johanna Hendrina Grobler “Babes” Welgemoed had 2 children.

    2. Willem Jacobus Cloete

      Willem Jacobus Cloete, son of Willem Jacobus Cloete and Jacoba Ritchie Erlank, was born in 1901 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape and died on March 23, 1981 in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape at the age of 80. He married Petronella Johanna “Piekie” de Villiers (uncle’s third cousin’s step-daughter), daughter of Roelof Stephanus de Villiers and Elizabeth Gertruida Catharina Groenewald, in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape. She was born on January 6, 1907 in Caledon, Western Cape and died on January 31, 1973 in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape at the age of 66.

      Willem Jacobus Cloete and Petronella Johanna “Piekie” de Villiers had none children.

    3. The details of this family are private.
    4. Johanna Francina “Dollie” Cloete, daughter of Willem Jacobus Cloete and Jacoba Ritchie Erlank, was born on July 9, 1904 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape and died on October 31, 1985 in Pretoria, Gauteng at the age of 81. She married Gert Christiaan “Boet” Delport (niece’s mother-in-law’s fifth cousin), son of Gert Christian Jurgens Delport and Clementina Letitia Johanna Berry.

      Children of Johanna Francina “Dollie” Cloete and Gert Christiaan “Boet” Delport:

      1. Gert Cloete Delport (19352009)
      2. Private
    5. Nita Estelle Cloete, daughter of Willem Jacobus Cloete and Cornelia Susanna “Nellie” Wessels, was born on January 22, 1918 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape and died on November 12, 1976 in Harare, Zimbabwe at the age of 58. She married John Maitland “Laurie” Watermeyer (fifth cousin once removed ascending), son of James Vipan Maitland Watermeyer and Bertha Lilian Liefeldt.

      Children of Nita Estelle Cloete and John Maitland “Laurie” Watermeyer:

      1. Julia Watermeyer (19471947)
      2. Private
      3. Private
      4. Private
    6. Cornelius Burgers “Piekie” Stevens, son of Barend Francois Stevens and Elsje Jacoba Cloete, was born on June 19, 1905 in Rhodes, Eastern Cape and died on April 16, 1978 in Zastron, Free State at the age of 72.

      Cornelius Burgers “Piekie” Stevens had 5 children.