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Elsje Jacoba Pienaar1833

Name
Elsje Jacoba Pienaar
Given names
Elsje Jacoba
Surname
Pienaar
Married name
Elsje Jacoba Burgers
Birth March 7, 1833 30 24

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pienaar, p45, b2c5d7e7f3.
Baptism April 8, 1833 (Age 32 days)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pienaar, p45, b2c5d7e7f3.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 21 months)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844 (Age 10 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
MarriageWillem Jacobus BurgersView this family
October 29, 1849 (Age 16 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pienaar, p45, b2c5d7e7f3.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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: Willem Jacobus BURGER and Elsje Jacoba PIENAAR (1849), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSFQ-SF2W?i=289&cat=1153592 : accessed 28 Jan 2019
Death of a maternal grandfatherBarend Jacobus van der Merwe
January 25, 1850 (Age 16 years) Age: 76 years 8 months 23 days
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Barend Jacobus BURGER (1850), MOOC 6/9/50 #90, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MS2N-H?mode=g&i=2020&cat=331262 image 2021/2283 : accessed 26 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a daughter
#1
Johanna Sophia Burgers
calculated September 1850 (Age 17 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 paternal grandmotherElsie Jacoba van der Merwe
November 18, 1856 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p577, b2c13d4e6.
Death of a fatherPetrus Pienaar
December 10, 1858 (Age 25 years) Age: 56 years 4 months 27 days
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pienaar, p44, b2c5d7e7.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 23 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 28 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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 31 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Death of a motherJohanna Sophia van der Merwe
July 25, 1866 (Age 33 years) Age: 58 years
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pienaar, p44, b2c5d7e7.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Quality of data: primary evidence
Economic Event 1867 (Age 33 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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
Marriage of a childCornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” CloeteJohanna Sophia BurgersView this family
May 26, 1869 (Age 36 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
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 grandson
#1
Daniel Francois Cloete
August 16, 1870 (Age 37 years)

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 grandson
#2
Willem Jacobus Cloete
June 5, 1872 (Age 39 years)
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
Text:
  1. Birthplace Graaff Reinet, Cape Province
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 40 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Birth of a grandson
#3
Pieter John Cloete
March 22, 1874 (Age 41 years)

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 granddaughter
#4
Elsje Jacoba Cloete
March 28, 1876 (Age 43 years)

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 daughterJohanna Sophia Burgers
December 22, 1877 (Age 44 years) Age: 27 years 3 months
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 47 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 47 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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
Economic Event 1886 (Age 52 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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.
Death of a husbandWillem Jacobus Burgers
May 8, 1892 (Age 59 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.
Death of a grandsonDaniel Francois Cloete
between May 30, 1894 and May 31, 1894 (Age 61 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 67 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 66 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 18 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 20 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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 70 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 72 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Marriage of a grandchildWillem Jacobus CloeteCornelia Susanna “Nellie” WesselsView this family
April 25, 1907 (Age 74 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 77 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 78 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 81 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 84 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 96 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 grandsonPieter John Cloete
July 7, 1937 (Age 104 years) Age: 63 years 3 months
Address: Frontier Hospital, Queenstown
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 grandsonWillem Jacobus Cloete
November 1, 1937 (Age 104 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
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 106 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War II
Death of a granddaughterElsje Jacoba Cloete
January 31, 1946 (Age 112 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
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Elsje Jacoba Pienaar, daughter of Petrus Pienaar and Johanna Sophia van der Merwe, was born on March 7, 1833. She married Willem Jacobus Burgers (second cousin once removed ascending), son of Barend Jacobus Burger and Elisabeth Magdalena Theron, on October 29, 1849 in Richmond, Northern Cape. He was born on January 28, 1828 and died on May 8, 1892 at the age of 64.

      Children of Elsje Jacoba Pienaar and Willem Jacobus Burgers:

      1. Johanna Sophia Burgers (18501877)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    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)
  3. Generation 3back 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)