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Margaretha Rabie

Name
Margaretha Rabie
Given names
Margaretha
Surname
Rabie
Married name
Margaretha Cloete
Historical Event 1754

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

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
MarriageJohannes Hendrik CloeteView this family
November 1, 1775

Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: b2c1d4e8
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8.
Historical Event July 1776

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Note: Americans declare independece
Baptism of a daughterGertruida Cloete
August 17, 1777

Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5.
War December 20, 1780

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

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Birth of a son
#1
Cornelis Willem Cloete
calculated November 10, 1792
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Cornelis Willem CLOETE (1872), MOOC 6/9/140 #8319, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-CGGZ?mode=g&i=1427&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
Note: Based on age at death
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
Baptism of a sonCornelis Willem Cloete
April 7, 1793

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9
Historical Event 1795

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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

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Marriage of a childJohannes NieuwoudtGertruida CloeteView this family
November 23, 1800

Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Margaretha Francina Nieuwoudt
January 31, 1802

Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5d1.
Baptism of a granddaughterMargaretha Francina Nieuwoudt
February 7, 1802
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5d1.
Natural disaster 1809

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt
June 23, 1810
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Note: Calcuated 15.11.1810 based on age at death
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt
October 17, 1810
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
Marriage of a childCornelis Willem CloeteFrancina Elizabeth JoubertView this family
November 1811
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9.
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p52, #893, b5c7d1e6.
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Citation details: Death notice: Christiaan Cornelis CLOETE (1897), MOOC 6/9/368 #2274/1897, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-4S5Y-9?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8F%3A1598092314 : 12 September 2017), 007844970 > image 808 of 2117; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Birth of a grandson
#3
Johannes Hendrik Cloete
February 4, 1814

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g1.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Town founded 1812

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Hendrik Cloete
October 16, 1814
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g1.
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Maria Magdalena Cloete
July 25, 1815
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9g2
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g2.
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Citation details: Death notice: Maria Magdalena CLOETE (1875), MOOC 6/9/150 #1415/1875, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GQ3B-4?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 28 September 2018), 007844947 > image 455 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena Cloete
March 31, 1816
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g2.
Birth of a grandson
#5
Daniel Francois Cloete
February 17, 1817
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9g3
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g3.
Baptism of a grandsonDaniel Francois Cloete
April 13, 1817
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g3.
Birth of a grandson
#6
Cornelis Willem Petrus Cloete
August 12, 1818

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9g4
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g4.
Town founded August 27, 1818

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Note: Cradock is founded
Baptism of a grandsonCornelis Willem Petrus Cloete
November 12, 1818
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g4.
Birth of a grandson
#7
Gideon Stephanus Cloete
December 25, 1820

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9g5
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g5.
Historical Event 1820

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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
Baptism of a grandsonGideon Stephanus Cloete
February 12, 1821
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g5.
Marriage of a grandchildCarel Johannes LubbeMargaretha Francina NieuwoudtView this family
March 3, 1822
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Lubbe, p337, b12c3d9.
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5d1.
Birth of a grandson
#8
Christiaan Cornelis Cloete
March 10, 1822
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g6.
Note: Cambdeboo district includes Graaff Reinet
Baptism of a grandsonChristiaan Cornelis Cloete
April 7, 1822
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g6.
Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a grandson
#9
Jacob Jan Bastiaan Cloete
September 7, 1826

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9g7
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g7.
Baptism of a grandsonJacob Jan Bastiaan Cloete
October 8, 1826
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g7.
Marriage of a grandchildDaniel Jacobus DippenaarJohanna Fredrika NieuwoudtView this family
September 5, 1830
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Francina Elizabeth Cloete
April 24, 1833
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9g8
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g8.
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Citation details: Death notice: Francina Elizabeth CLOETE (1904), MOOC 6/9/494 #684, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-4S1G-9?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SCG%3A1598082352 : 28 September 2018), 007844464 > image 1388 of 2240; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 30 Sep 2018
Baptism of a granddaughterFrancina Elizabeth Cloete
August 11, 1833
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g8.
Marriage of a grandchildPieter Gabriel van ZylMaria Magdalena CloeteView this family
about 1834

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Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Gabriel VAN ZYL (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4950/1841, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQV6-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 941 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildDaniel Francois CloeteHester Aletta BurgerView this family
March 16, 1838
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9g3
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g3.
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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
Citation details: Marriage: Daniel Francois CLOETE and Hester Aletta BURGER (1838), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDCB?i=240&cat=959223 : accessed 11 Apr 2020
Death of a granddaughterJohanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt
July 12, 1839 Age: 28 years 7 months 27 days
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
Text:

Sewefontein

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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Marriage of a grandchildJan Bastiaan RabieMaria Magdalena CloeteView this family
after 1841

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Citation details: Death notice: Jan Bastiaan RABIE (1850), MOOC 6/9/52 #511/1850, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-JYY?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9J3%3A1598032348 : 12 September 2017), 004433417 > image 199 of 2173; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Death of a grandsonCornelis Willem Petrus Cloete
before November 15, 1843 Age: 25 years
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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelis Willem Petrus CLOETE (1843), MOOC 6/9/31 #6471, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-6516?mode=g image 410/2225 : accessed 3 March 2017
Town founded 1844

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a grandchildChristiaan Cornelis CloeteAlida Elizabeth Johanna JoubertView this family
about 1850

Citation details: Gravestone: Christiaan Cornelis CLOETE (1897) and Alida Elizabeth Johanna JOUBERT (1893), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1416116 : accessed 1 June 2016
Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Joubert, p152, b5c7d1e7f10.
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p94, #1923, b5c7d1e7f10.
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Citation details: Death notice: Alida Elizabeth Johanna JOUBERT (1893), MOOC 6/9/313 #254/1893, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-W9HP-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S86%3A1598082396 : 28 September 2018), 007844963 > image 595 of 2039; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Marriage of a grandchildJacob Stephanus Daniel NaudéMaria Magdalena CloeteView this family
after 1850

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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelis Willem CLOETE (1872), MOOC 6/9/140 #8319, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-CGGZ?mode=g&i=1427&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
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Citation details: Death notice: Jan Bastiaan RABIE (1850), MOOC 6/9/52 #511/1850, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-JYY?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9J3%3A1598032348 : 12 September 2017), 004433417 > image 199 of 2173; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Marriage of a childCornelis Willem CloeteElizabeth Margaretha KrugelView this family
after 1852

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9
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Citation details: Death notice: Francina JOUBERT (1852), MOOC 6/9/58 #1386, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-KMG?i=1160&cat=331262 image 1161-2/2173 : accessed 3 March 2017
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Citation details: Death notice: Elizabetha Marguerita KRUGEL (1898), MOOC 6/9/379 #2504, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-X24H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8V%3A1598092309 : 27 April 2020), 007844971 > image 360 of 2282; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2020
Note: After death of his first wife
Marriage of a grandchildPieter Andries van der MerweFrancina Elizabeth CloeteView this family
November 19, 1855
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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelis Willem CLOETE (1872), MOOC 6/9/140 #8319, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-CGGZ?mode=g&i=1427&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
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Citation details: Death notice: Francina Elizabeth CLOETE (1904), MOOC 6/9/494 #684, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-4S1G-9?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SCG%3A1598082352 : 28 September 2018), 007844464 > image 1388 of 2240; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 30 Sep 2018
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p544, b2c9d6e4f2g8.
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Citation details: Death notice: Cecilia Magrita VAN DER MERWE (1928), MOOC 6/9/3349 #18961, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91M-Y9R7-5?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-92V%3A1598042312 : 11 October 2018), 007731764 > image 392 of 769; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 25 Apr 2020
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Citation details: Marriage: Pieter Andries VAN DER MERWE and Francina Elizabeth CLOETE (1855), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-C3X1-7?cc=2821281 : 28 January 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 6 Feb 2021
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859

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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

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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 sonCornelis Willem Cloete
June 26, 1872 Age: 79 years 7 months 16 days
Address: Plasket Street, Graaff-Reinet
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9
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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelis Willem CLOETE (1872), MOOC 6/9/140 #8319, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-CGGZ?mode=g&i=1427&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p52, #893, b5c7d1e6.
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 1865
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867
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
Economic Event September 1873
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
  1. Generation 1
    1. Margaretha Rabie. She married Johannes Hendrik Cloete, son of Gerrit Cloete and Huibrecht Slabbert, on November 1, 1775. He was baptized on December 8, 1747.

      Children of Margaretha Rabie and Johannes Hendrik Cloete:

      1. Gertruida Cloete (1777)
      2. Cornelis Willem Cloete (17921872)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Gertruida Cloete, daughter of Johannes Hendrik Cloete and Margaretha Rabie, was baptized on August 17, 1777. She married Johannes Nieuwoudt (sister-in-law’s uncle’s son-in-law), son of Johannes Nieuwoudt and Anna Minnaar, on November 23, 1800. He was born on April 17, 1764 in Dist. Swellendam, Western Cape and died on October 25, 1855 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 91.

      Children of Gertruida Cloete and Johannes Nieuwoudt:

      1. Margaretha Francina Nieuwoudt (1802)
      2. Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt (18101839)
    2. Cornelis Willem Cloete, son of Johannes Hendrik Cloete and Margaretha Rabie, was born calculated November 10, 1792 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on June 26, 1872 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He married 2 times. The first time he married Francina Elizabeth Joubert (brother-in-law’s wife’s first cousin), daughter of Daniel Francois Joubert and Maria Magdalena Marais, in November 1811 in Swellendam, Western Cape. She was born calculated December 25, 1792 and died on March 15, 1852 in Klip Drift, , . The second time he married Elizabeth Margaretha Krugel (wife’s great-aunt’s great-granddaughter), daughter of Andries Jacobus Krugel and Elisabeth Margaretha du Plessis, after 1852. She was born on June 15, 1813 in Dist. Somerset East, Eastern Cape and died on July 18, 1898 in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape at the age of 85.

      Cornelis Willem Cloete and Elizabeth Margaretha Krugel had none children.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Margaretha Francina Nieuwoudt, daughter of Johannes Nieuwoudt and Gertruida Cloete, was born on January 31, 1802. She married Carel Johannes Lubbe (father’s son-in-law’s aunt’s father), son of Willem Lubbe and Elizabeth Geertruy van der Merwe, on March 3, 1822 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born about 1785.

    2. Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt, daughter of Johannes Nieuwoudt and Gertruida Cloete, was born on June 23, 1810 in Langeberg, Dist. Swellendam, Western Cape and died on July 12, 1839 in Tweefonteinen, Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 29. She married Daniel Jacobus Dippenaar (first cousin’s wife’s first cousin), son of Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar and Maria Elizabeth Erasmus, on September 5, 1830 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on April 25, 1806 in Klein Sondagsrivier, Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on February 25, 1856 in Tweefontein, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 49.

      Children of Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt and Daniel Jacobus Dippenaar:

      1. Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar (18311914)
      2. Johannes “Jan” Dippenaar (18321901)
    3. Johannes Hendrik Cloete, son of Cornelis Willem Cloete and Francina Elizabeth Joubert, was born on February 4, 1814. He married Geertruyda Christina van Blerk.

    4. Maria Magdalena Cloete, daughter of Cornelis Willem Cloete and Francina Elizabeth Joubert, was born on July 25, 1815 in Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on February 28, 1875 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 59. She married 3 times. The first time she married Pieter Gabriel van Zyl (aunt’s grandson’s wife’s uncle), son of Pieter Gabriel van Zyl and Anna Helena du Toit, about 1834. He was born calculated August 1805 in Dist. Swellendam, Western Cape and died on April 11, 1841 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. The second time she married Jan Bastiaan Rabie (sister’s father-in-law’s second cousin), son of Jan Bastiaan Rabie and Hendrina Helena van der Merwe, after 1841. He was born on May 27, 1804 in Buffelskloof, Cambdeboo, Eastern Cape and died on October 15, 1850 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 46. The third time she married Jacob Stephanus Daniel Naudé after 1850.

      Children of Maria Magdalena Cloete and Pieter Gabriel van Zyl:

      1. Maria Gesina van Zyl (1835)
      2. Anna Francina van Zyl (1839)

      Children of Maria Magdalena Cloete and Jan Bastiaan Rabie:

      1. Cornelis Willem Petrus Rabie (18441927)
      2. Gertruida Margaretha Rabie
      3. Christiaan Jacobus Rabie
    5. Daniel Francois Cloete, son of Cornelis Willem Cloete and Francina Elizabeth Joubert, was born on February 17, 1817 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on December 12, 1883 in Cambdeboo, Eastern Cape at the age of 66. He married Hester Aletta Burger (aunt’s son-in-law’s first cousin), daughter of Alwyn Petrus Burger and Maria Magdalena Dippenaar, on March 16, 1838 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on November 5, 1819 and died on September 18, 1888 in Van der Waltshoek, Cambdeboo-Oost, Eastern Cape at the age of 68.

      Children of Daniel Francois Cloete and Hester Aletta Burger:

      1. Maria Magdalena Cloete (18391912)
      2. Francina Catharina Cloete (18411906)
      3. Hester Aletta Cloete (18441882)
      4. Cornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete (18461929)
      5. Anna Magdalena Cloete (18481882)
    6. Christiaan Cornelis Cloete, son of Cornelis Willem Cloete and Francina Elizabeth Joubert, was born on March 10, 1822 in Cambdeboo, Eastern Cape and died on August 20, 1897 in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape at the age of 75. He married 2 times. The first time he married Alida Elizabeth Johanna Joubert (first cousin), daughter of Gideon Daniël Joubert and Alida Elizabeth Johanna Rasp, about 1850. She was born on August 22, 1829 in Ladismith, Western Cape and died on January 21, 1893 in Lady Grey, Eastern Cape at the age of 63. The second time he married Louisa Johanna Catharina Kriel on August 9, 1893 in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Christiaan Cornelis Cloete and Alida Elizabeth Johanna Joubert:

      1. Alida Elizabeth Johanna Cloete (18461917)
      2. Christiaan Cornelius Cloete (18531926)
      3. Daniël Francois Cloete (18551929)
      4. Cornelius Willem “Zoontjie” Cloete (18571930)
      5. Francina Elizabeth Cloete (18591921)
      6. Anna Lozea Cloete
      7. Johannes Hendrik Cloete (18641896)
      8. Gideon Stephanus Cloete (18671939)
      9. Christina Cornelia Cloete
    7. Margaretha Catharina Cloete, daughter of Cornelis Willem Cloete and Francina Elizabeth Joubert.

    8. Francina Elizabeth Cloete, daughter of Cornelis Willem Cloete and Francina Elizabeth Joubert, was born on April 24, 1833 in Klipdrift, Cambdeboo, Eastern Cape and died on February 14, 1904 in Birkhall, Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 70. She married 2 times. The first time she married Pieter Andries van der Merwe (brother-in-law’s second cousin’s son), son of David Schalk van der Merwe and Cecilia Margaretha Swanepoel, on November 19, 1855 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on August 18, 1831 in Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on August 27, 1864 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 33. The second time she married Gabriel Nel on March 23, 1880 in Lady Grey, Eastern Cape. He died in 1888.

      Children of Francina Elizabeth Cloete and Pieter Andries van der Merwe:

      1. Francina Elizabeth van der Merwe (1856)
      2. David Schalk van der Merwe (1857)
      3. Cornelis Willem van der Merwe (18611944)
      4. Pieter Andries van der Merwe (18621941)
      5. Cecilia Margaretha van der Merwe (18631928)
      6. Jacob Bastiaan van der Merwe (1864)