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Gerrit CloeteAge: 53 years16511704

Name
Gerrit Cloete
Given names
Gerrit
Surname
Cloete
Birth 1651 21
Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: b2
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Historical Event April 6, 1652 (Age 15 months)

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Note: Jan van Riebeeck arrives at the Cape in the Drommedaris and sets up a supply station and fortifications for the Dutch East India Company.
Birth of a sisterElsje Cloete
1655 (Age 4 years)
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Historical Event 1657 (Age 6 years)
Source: SA Timeline
Note: First Freeburghers (Vrijburgers): The first nine men received grants of land along the Liesbeeck River (now Rondebosch)
Historical Event May 7, 1662 (Age 11 years)

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Note: Jan van Riebeeck leaves the Cape on promotion to a position on the Council of Justice in Batavia
Death of a motherSophia Raedergortz
May 28, 1665 (Age 14 years)
Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: a1
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Text:

(Kaap)

Historical Event August 18, 1665 (Age 14 years)

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Note: First Dutch Reformed Church congregation is founded and J. van Arkel is appointed the first minister
Marriage of a siblingWillem van der MerweElsje CloeteView this family
September 9, 1668 (Age 17 years)
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MarriageCatharina HarmansView this family
August 26, 1674 (Age 23 years)
Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: b2
Text:

van Middelburg

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Baptism of a sonJacob Cloete
November 3, 1675 (Age 24 years)
Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: b2c1
Citation details: Baptism: Jacob CLOETE (1675), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9ML-49Y5-Y?i=12&cat=2866837 : accessed 9 Aug 2019
Town founded November 6, 1679 (Age 28 years)
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Note: Stellenbosch is founded
Baptism of a sonJohannes H Cloete
August 17, 1687 (Age 36 years)

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p105, a2b6.
Historical Event April 1688 (Age 37 years)

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Note: French Huguenot refugees arrive after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Simon van der Stel, the Governor of the Cape Colony settles the Huguenot refugees in the present day Drakenstein, Franschhoek and Wellington areas which were beyond the Cape Colony and belonged to the Khoikhoi people
Death of a fatherJacob Cloete
May 23, 1693 (Age 42 years)

Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
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Baptism of a daughterCatharina Cloete
August 3, 1698 (Age 47 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p593, b2c10.
Marriage of a childJacob CloeteFrancina ViljoenView this family
February 10, 1703 (Age 52 years)

Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: b2c1
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p356, b6.
Death 1704 (Age 53 years)
Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: b2
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gerrit Cloete, son of Jacob Cloete and Sophia Raedergortz, was born in 1651 in Europe and died in 1704 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape at the age of 53. He married Catharina Harmans on August 26, 1674 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She died in 1714.

      Children of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans:

      1. Jacob Cloete (16751713)
      2. Johannes H Cloete (16871732)
      3. Catharina Cloete (1698)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Jacob Cloete, son of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans, was baptized on November 3, 1675 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died in 1713 at the age of 37. He married Francina Viljoen (sister-in-law’s aunt’s son’s son-in-law’s aunt), daughter of Francois Villion and Cornelia Campenaar, on February 10, 1703. She was born in 1689 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape and died about 1713 in Cape Province.

      Children of Jacob Cloete and Francina Viljoen:

      1. Gerrit Cloete (1710)
    2. Johannes H Cloete, son of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans, was baptized on August 17, 1687 and died in 1732 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape at the age of 44. He married 2 times. The first time he married Annietjie Olivier (wife’s niece’s sister-in-law), daughter of Hendrik Corneliszoon Olivier and Beatrix Guiberthe Verwey,. She was born in 1691 and died about 1716. The second time he married Petronella van der Merwe (first cousin), daughter of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete,. She was born in 1692 and died between 1717 and 1718.

      Children of Johannes H Cloete and Annietjie Olivier:

      1. Johannes Hendrik Cloete (1715)

      Children of Johannes H Cloete and Petronella van der Merwe:

      1. Gerrit Cloete (17171798)
    3. Catharina Cloete, daughter of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans, was baptized on August 3, 1698. She married Hendrik van der Merwe (first cousin), son of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, on June 25, 1717. He was baptized on August 17, 1698 and died on September 23, 1762 at the age of 64.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Gerrit Cloete, beesboer (in 1762), son of Jacob Cloete and Francina Viljoen, was baptized on March 2, 1710. He married 2 times. The first time he married Huibrecht Slabbert (great-aunt’s son-in-law’s great-niece), daughter of Jasper Slabbert and Johanna Myburgh, on September 2, 1731. She was born in 1714 and died in 1747 at the age of 33. The second time he married after 1747 in Namaqualand.

      Children of Gerrit Cloete and Huibrecht Slabbert:

      1. Francina Cloete (1732)
      2. Johanna Cloete (1733)
      3. Maria Margaretha Cloete (1736)
      4. Jacob Cloete (1738)
      5. Catharina Elizabeth Cloete (1740)
      6. Jasper Cloete (1742)
      7. Gerrit Cloete (1745)
      8. Johannes Hendrik Cloete (1747)
    2. Gerrit Cloete, son of Johannes H Cloete and Petronella van der Merwe, was baptized on September 25, 1717 and died on April 26, 1798 in Tulbagh, Western Cape at the age of 80. He married 2 times. The first time he married Maria Scheepers on October 12, 1738. She died in 1743. The second time he married Anna Catharina Kuun (mother’s great ×4 niece’s husband’s wife’s great-aunt), daughter of Hans Kuun and Susanna Putter, on April 19, 1744. She was born in 1717 and died in 1764 at the age of 47.

      Children of Gerrit Cloete and Anna Catharina Kuun:

      1. Petronella Cloete (17541842)