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Elsje Jacoba CloeteAge: 69 years18761946

Name
Elsje Jacoba Cloete
Given names
Elsje Jacoba
Surname
Cloete
Birth March 28, 1876 29 25

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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 motherJohanna Sophia Burgers
December 22, 1877 (Age 20 months) 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
Marriage of a parentCornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” CloeteFrancina Elizabeth CloeteView this family
April 18, 1878 (Age 2 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Text:

AFT 1877

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Citation details: Death notice: Francina Elizabeth CLOETE (1921), MOOC 6/9.2202 #3585, "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BB-KSY5-N?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9K1%3A1598032435 : 11 October 2018), 007731710 > image 725 of 749; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 14 Jan 2020
Citation details: Marriage: Cornelis Willem Petrus CLOETE and Fransina Elizabeth CLOETE (1878), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-43L1-T?i=263&cat=244034 : accessed 15 Jan 2020
Birth of a half-sisterAlida Elizabeth Johanna “Alie” Cloete
calculated February 1879 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Alida Elizabeth Johanna CLOETE (1959), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6LXQ-LLC?cc=1407787&wc=Q8WM-LWQ%3A1058035101%2C1058355601 : 21 May 2014), 1959 > 862 > image 2 of 29; Master of the Free State High Court, Bloemfontein : accessed 7 Feb 2021
Birth of a half-sisterHester Aletta Cloete
April 24, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p68, #1298, b5c7d1e7f3g3h2.
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Citation details: Death notice: Hester Aletta CLOETE (1944), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9L-272W-T?i=422&cc=2520237&cat=188051 image 423/2736 : accessed 26 Mar 2017
Text:

Barkly Oos

Citation details: Gravestone: Hester A CLOETE (1880-1944), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1644861 : accessed 15 Jan 2020
Note: DN states place of birth as Barkly East
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 4 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 4 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
Birth of a half-brotherChristiaan Cornelius Cloete
calculated February 1882 (Age 5 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Francina Elizabeth CLOETE (1921), MOOC 6/9.2202 #3585, "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BB-KSY5-N?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9K1%3A1598032435 : 11 October 2018), 007731710 > image 725 of 749; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 14 Jan 2020
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Christiaan Cornelius CLOETE (1935), VAB MHG #26916, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6FDS-WSW?i=2299&cat=195564 : accessed 14 Jan 2020
Death of a paternal grandfatherDaniel Francois Cloete
December 12, 1883 (Age 7 years) Age: 66 years 10 months
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Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Francois CLOETE (1883), MOOC 6/9/203 #7781, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-L5PH?i=2100&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
Birth of a half-brotherFrancois Hendrik “Frans” Cloete
August 1, 1888 (Age 12 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Francina Elizabeth CLOETE (1921), MOOC 6/9.2202 #3585, "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BB-KSY5-N?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9K1%3A1598032435 : 11 October 2018), 007731710 > image 725 of 749; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 14 Jan 2020
Death of a paternal grandmotherHester Aletta Burger
September 18, 1888 (Age 12 years) Age: 68 years 10 months
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Citation details: Death notice: Hester Aletta BURGER (1888), MOOC 6/9/260 #1698/1888, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-XYWR?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8S%3A1598082389 : 28 September 2018), 007844957 > image 1990 of 2064; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Death of a maternal grandfatherWillem Jacobus Burgers
May 8, 1892 (Age 16 years) Age: 64 years 3 months

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pienaar, p45, b2c5d7e7f3.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f12.
Birth of a half-sisterCornelia Wilhelmina “Nellie” Cloete
calculated August 1893 (Age 17 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Cornelia Wilhelmina CLOETE (1945), MOOC 6/9/12439 #2836/45, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C913-X9GK-T?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9PD%3A1598042337 : 11 October 2018), 007734633 > image 1744 of 1767; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa. : accessed 15 Jan 2020
Death of a brotherDaniel Francois Cloete
between May 30, 1894 and May 31, 1894 (Age 18 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Francois CLOETE (1894), MOOC 6/9/330 #1505, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-7SGQ-C?mode=g&i=850&cat=331262 image 851/2000 : accessed 3 March 2017
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 24 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 23 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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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

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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 1886 (Age 9 years)
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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.
Birth of a half-sisterJohanna Maria “Hannie” Cloete
calculated 1904 (Age 27 years)

Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p97, #1988, b5c7d1e10f1g7h4.
Text:

ABT 1883

Citation details: Marriage: Christiaan Gerhardus JOUBERT jnr and Johanna Maria CLOETE (1904), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91R-T34R-Q?i=774&cat=671879 : accessed 24 Nov 2020
Marriage of a half-siblingCornelius Willem JoubertHester Aletta CloeteView this family
February 23, 1904 (Age 27 years)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p100, #2077, b5c7d1e10f1g17.
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Citation details: Death notice: Hester Aletta CLOETE (1944), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9L-272W-T?i=422&cc=2520237&cat=188051 image 423/2736 : accessed 26 Mar 2017
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 27 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Birth of a son
#1
Cornelius Burgers “Piekie” Stevens
June 19, 1905 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK93-T2Q4 : accessed 31 October 2015), Cornelius Burgers Stevens, 16 Apr 1978.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Elsje Jacoba CLOETE (1945), VAB MHG #38642, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9L4-ZHVD?i=531&cat=195564 : accessed 14 Jan 2020
Epidemic 1906 (Age 29 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Marriage of a siblingWillem Jacobus CloeteCornelia Susanna “Nellie” WesselsView this family
April 25, 1907 (Age 31 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Jacobus CLOETE (1937), MOOC 6/9/4997 #56972/1937, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-93F5-Z?i=584&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017 image 585/1542
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Cornelia Susanna WESSELS and Willem Jacobus CLOETE (1907), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QG-RQVN?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-GPF%3A183083201%2C1301774502%2C1301774601 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Winburg > Marriages 1883-1899 1903-1904 1902-1955 > image 702 of 1280; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 16 Oct 2018
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 34 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 35 years)

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 38 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 41 years)

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Note: Spanish flu: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world
Marriage of a half-siblingJohannes Jacobus JoubertHester Aletta CloeteView this family
after 1918 (Age 41 years)

Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p68, #1298, b5c7d1e7f3g3h2.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Aletta CLOETE (1944), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9L-272W-T?i=422&cc=2520237&cat=188051 image 423/2736 : accessed 26 Mar 2017
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Francina Elizabeth CLOETE (1921), MOOC 6/9.2202 #3585, "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BB-KSY5-N?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9K1%3A1598032435 : 11 October 2018), 007731710 > image 725 of 749; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 14 Jan 2020
Death of a fatherCornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete
October 23, 1929 (Age 53 years)
Cause: diabetes, senility
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Cornelius Willem Petrus CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22056-65711-89?cc=1779109 : accessed 28 September 2015), 1929 > Barkly East > image 96 of 111; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: October 28, 1929
Quality of data: primary evidence
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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
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 53 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Death of a half-brotherChristiaan Cornelius Cloete
July 16, 1935 (Age 59 years) Age: 53 years 5 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Christiaan Cornelius CLOETE (1935), VAB MHG #26916, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6FDS-WSW?i=2299&cat=195564 : accessed 14 Jan 2020
Death of a brotherPieter John Cloete
July 7, 1937 (Age 61 years) Age: 63 years 3 months
Address: Frontier Hospital, Queenstown
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Citation details: Death notice: Pieter John CLOETE (1937), MOOC 6/9/4939 #55408, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C913-1K3M?i=876&cat=331262, image 877/1582 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Death of a brotherWillem Jacobus Cloete
November 1, 1937 (Age 61 years) Age: 65 years 4 months 25 days
Cause: haemorrhage of the brain and shock as the result of a motor car accident on the night of the 30/10/37
Publication: database with images
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
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Jacobus CLOETE (1937), MOOC 6/9/4997 #56972/1937, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-93F5-Z?i=584&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017 image 585/1542
Death of a husbandBarend Francois Stevens
June 27, 1940 (Age 64 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Elsje Jacoba CLOETE (1945), VAB MHG #38642, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9L4-ZHVD?i=531&cat=195564 : accessed 14 Jan 2020
Death of a half-sisterJohanna Maria “Hannie” Cloete
August 9, 1943 (Age 67 years) Age: 59 years 11 months
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p97, #1988, b5c7d1e10f1g7h4.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Letter of administration: Johanna Maria CLOETE (1943), MOOC 6/9/10412 #88361, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91C-VSXP-1?i=977&cat=331262 image 978/1596 : accessed 15 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration: Johanna Maria CLOETE (1943), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G5NQ-LY4?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-XC9%3A139967201%2C141806301 : 18 February 2020), 1943 > Port Elizabeth > image 142 of 1314; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 24 Nov 2020
Death of a half-sisterHester Aletta Cloete
May 3, 1944 (Age 68 years)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p68, #1298, b5c7d1e7f3g3h2.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Aletta CLOETE (1944), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9L-272W-T?i=422&cc=2520237&cat=188051 image 423/2736 : accessed 26 Mar 2017
Citation details: Gravestone: Hester A CLOETE (1880-1944), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1644861 : accessed 15 Jan 2020
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 63 years)

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Note: World War II
Death of a half-sisterCornelia Wilhelmina “Nellie” Cloete
October 10, 1945 (Age 69 years) Age: 52 years 2 months
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Cornelia Wilhelmina CLOETE (1945), MOOC 6/9/12439 #2836/45, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C913-X9GK-T?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9PD%3A1598042337 : 11 October 2018), 007734633 > image 1744 of 1767; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa. : accessed 15 Jan 2020
Death January 31, 1946 (Age 69 years) Age: 69 years 10 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Elsje Jacoba CLOETE (1945), VAB MHG #38642, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9L4-ZHVD?i=531&cat=195564 : accessed 14 Jan 2020
  1. Generation 1
    1. 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)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. 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.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.