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Daniël Francois CloeteAge: 74 years18551929

Name
Daniël Francois Cloete
Given names
Daniël Francois
Surname
Cloete
Birth April 6, 1855 33 25

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: e8f9g6h3
Citation details: Gravestone: Daniël Francois CLOETE (1855-1929), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1416089 : accessed 11 Oct 2015
MarriageSusanna Wilhelmina WesselsView this family
yes

Citation details: Estate files Susanna Wilhelmina CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-25440-2564-13?cc=1407787 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1987 > no 1330-1339 > image 98 of 363; Master of the Free State High Court, Bloemfontein.
Date of entry in original source: 1988
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a brotherCornelius Willem “Zoontjie” Cloete
May 6, 1857 (Age 2 years)

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: e8f9g6h4
Birth of a sisterFrancina Elizabeth Cloete
December 11, 1859 (Age 4 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
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 20 months)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a brotherJohannes Hendrik Cloete
November 18, 1864 (Age 9 years)
Citation details: Gravestone: Johannes Hendrik CLOETE (1864-1896) and Chris CLOETE (1892-1918), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1416041 : accessed 23 Dec 2018
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: 1851 e8f9g6h9
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Hendrik CLOETE (1897), MOOC 6/9/360 #26/1897, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-FSV9-R?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8T%3A1598092308 : 12 September 2017), 007844969 > image 633 of 2176; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 23 Dec 2018
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 5 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 9 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Birth of a brotherGideon Stephanus Cloete
1867 (Age 11 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: Gideon Stephanus CLOETE (1867-1939), b1c1d4e8f10g6h8, https://strydom.incolor.com/geslagsregisters/cloete/114_e8.htm : accessed 23 Dec 2018
Economic Event 1867 (Age 11 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 siblingJohannes Stephanus NaudéAlida Elizabeth Johanna CloeteView this family
before 1870 (Age 14 years)

Citation details: Marriage: Willem Jacobus JOUBERT and Alida Elizabeth Johanna CLOETE (1870), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-WKNB?i=586&cat=244034 : accessed 24 Apr 2020
Marriage of a siblingWillem Jakobus JoubertAlida Elizabeth Johanna CloeteView this family
May 23, 1870 (Age 15 years) Husband: 23 years Wife: 23 years
Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Joubert, p151, b5c4d1e7f7g4.
Text:

21 MAY 1870

Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p76, #1492, b5c7d1e7f7g3.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Estate file: Alida Elizabeth Johanna CLOETE (1911), MHG #31922/1917, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3F-69C6-C?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BX5%3A1590242507 : 16 December 2016), 007805983 > image 428 of 1224; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Citation details: Marriage: Willem Jacobus JOUBERT and Alida Elizabeth Johanna CLOETE (1870), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-WKNB?i=586&cat=244034 : accessed 24 Apr 2020
Death of a paternal grandfatherCornelis Willem Cloete
June 26, 1872 (Age 17 years) 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
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
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p52, #893, b5c7d1e6.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 18 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a maternal grandfatherGideon Daniël Joubert
December 12, 1874 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Joubert, p150, b5c7d1e7.
Text:

13 DEC 1874

Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p53, #904, b5c7d1e7.
Marriage of a siblingCornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” CloeteFrancina Elizabeth CloeteView this family
April 18, 1878 (Age 23 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

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
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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 25 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Boer War
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 1881 (Age 25 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
Birth of a son
#1
Johannes Lodewicus Pretorius “Louw” Cloete
June 14, 1882 (Age 27 years)

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9g6h4i1 in http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/214_e8.htm : accessed 5 June 2016
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Note: "The South African Family Coete" lists him as son of Zoontjie and not Daniel.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Alida Elizabeth Johanna Cloete
December 13, 1883 (Age 28 years)

Source: Ancestry.com
Publication: http://www.ancestry.com
Birth of a son
#3
Christian Cornelius Cloete
March 28, 1885 (Age 29 years)

Source: Ancestry.com
Publication: http://www.ancestry.com
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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.
Economic Event 1886 (Age 30 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.
Birth of a daughter
#4
Helena Catherina Cloete
March 26, 1887 (Age 31 years)

Source: Ancestry.com
Publication: http://www.ancestry.com
Death of a motherAlida Elizabeth Johanna Joubert
January 21, 1893 (Age 37 years) Age: 63 years 4 months
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p94, #1923, b5c7d1e7f10.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Marriage of a parentChristiaan Cornelis CloeteLouisa Johanna Catharina KrielView this family
August 9, 1893 (Age 38 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Text:

AFT 1893

Citation details: Marriage: Christian Cornelius CLOETE and Louisa Johanna Catharina KRIEL (1893), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSVF-Q39C-6?i=1144&cat=959223 : accessed 9 Feb 2020
Birth of a daughter
#5
Susanna Wilhelmina Cloete
February 28, 1894 (Age 38 years)

Citation details: Estate files Susanna Wilhelmina CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-25440-1677-97?cc=1407787 : accessed 3 October 2015), 1987 > no 1330-1339 > image 94 of 363; Master of the Free State High Court, Bloemfontein.
Date of entry in original source: 1988
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherJohannes Hendrik Cloete
December 21, 1896 (Age 41 years) Age: 32 years 1 month
Citation details: Gravestone: Johannes Hendrik CLOETE (1864-1896) and Chris CLOETE (1892-1918), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1416041 : accessed 23 Dec 2018
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: e8f9g6h9 13 NOV 1930 cf S8
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Hendrik CLOETE (1897), MOOC 6/9/360 #26/1897, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-FSV9-R?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8T%3A1598092308 : 12 September 2017), 007844969 > image 633 of 2176; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 23 Dec 2018
Death of a fatherChristiaan Cornelis Cloete
August 20, 1897 (Age 42 years) Age: 75 years 5 months
Address: Durban Street, Aliwal North
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: e8f9g6 in http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/214_e8.htm : accessed 1 June 2016
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Christiaan Cornelius CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-9726-34519-45?cc=1779109 : accessed 27 September 2015), 1897 > Aliwal North > image 145 of 220; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: August 21, 1897
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 45 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 44 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 48 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 50 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 55 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 56 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
Death of a sisterAlida Elizabeth Johanna Cloete
March 23, 1917 (Age 61 years) Age: 70 years 4 months
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p76, #1492, b5c7d1e7f7g3.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Alida Elizabeth Johanna CLOETE (1917), MHG #31922/1917, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3F-69D6-9?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BX5%3A1590242507 : 7 September 2018), 007805983 > image 427 of 1224; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Marriage of a siblingCornelius Willem “Zoontjie” CloeteMaria Jacoba “Polly” MostertView this family
after 1917 (Age 61 years)

Text:

in 1926, moes hy ook sy tweede vrou, op die ewe jeugdige ouderdom van slegs 61 jaar, in die Bamboeshoek-dode-akker gaan wegbere.

War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 59 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 62 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
Marriage of a siblingChristiaan Cornelius CloetePetronella Gertruida WeitzView this family
August 26, 1921 (Age 66 years) Husband: 68 years Wife: 43 years
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Christian Cornelis CLOETE (1926), KAB MOOC 6/9/3053 #13099, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BY-YWMR?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-922%3A1598032477 : 11 October 2018), 007731771 > image 571 of 728; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 9 Oct 2020
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Christian Cornelis CLOETE and Petronella Gertruida WEITZ (1921), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9SP-Q9FS?cc=1935348&wc=Q8GM-RTM%3A231791301%2C231863401 : 19 May 2016), Aliwal North > Marriage records 1917-1923 vol 1/2/1/1/4 > image 85 of 124; Western Cape Archives, Cape Town : accessed 9 Oct 2020
Death of a sisterFrancina Elizabeth Cloete
November 3, 1921 (Age 66 years) Age: 61 years 11 months
Cause: carcinoma, epidemic influenza, heart failure
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Francina Elizabeth CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22055-1534-51?cc=1779109 : accessed 30 September 2015), 1921 > Barkly East > image 333 of 340; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: November 3, 1921
Quality of data: primary evidence
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 brotherChristiaan Cornelius Cloete
October 23, 1926 (Age 71 years) Age: 73 years 6 months
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Christian Cornelis CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22085-77720-79?cc=1779109 : accessed 31 October 2015), 1926 > Aliwal North > image 258 of 328; National Archives, Pretoria.
Citation details: Gravestone: Christiaan Cornelius CLOETE (1853-1926), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1416122 : accessed 23 Dec 2018
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Christian Cornelis CLOETE (1926), KAB MOOC 6/9/3053 #13099, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BY-YWMR?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-922%3A1598032477 : 11 October 2018), 007731771 > image 571 of 728; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 9 Oct 2020
Marriage of a siblingCornelius Willem “Zoontjie” CloeteHumphreyView this family
after 1926 (Age 70 years)

Text:

Sy tweede vrou sterf in 1926 en hy is 'n weduwee wanneer hy sterf in 1930

Death June 30, 1929 (Age 74 years)

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: e8f9g6h3
Citation details: Gravestone: Daniël Francois CLOETE (1855-1929), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1416089 : accessed 11 Oct 2015
Burial
Citation details: Gravestone: Daniël Francois CLOETE (1855-1929), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1416089 : accessed 11 Oct 2015
  1. Generation 1
    1. Daniël Francois Cloete, son of Christiaan Cornelis Cloete and Alida Elizabeth Johanna Joubert, was born on April 6, 1855 and died on June 30, 1929 at the age of 74. He married Susanna Wilhelmina Wessels. She was born on December 13, 1856 and died on January 8, 1935 in Lady Grey, Eastern Cape at the age of 78.

      Children of Daniël Francois Cloete and Susanna Wilhelmina Wessels:

      1. Johannes Lodewicus Pretorius “Louw” Cloete (18821954)
      2. Alida Elizabeth Johanna Cloete (18831969)
      3. Christian Cornelius Cloete (18851954)
      4. Helena Catherina Cloete (18871977)
      5. Susanna Wilhelmina Cloete (18941987)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Johannes Lodewicus Pretorius “Louw” Cloete, farmer (in 1909), son of Daniël Francois Cloete and Susanna Wilhelmina Wessels, was born on June 14, 1882 and died on October 30, 1954 in Lady Grey, Eastern Cape at the age of 72. He married Mary Copeland Steyn.

      Johannes Lodewicus Pretorius “Louw” Cloete and Mary Copeland Steyn had 1 child.

    2. Alida Elizabeth Johanna Cloete, daughter of Daniël Francois Cloete and Susanna Wilhelmina Wessels, was born on December 13, 1883 and died calculated 1969.

    3. Christian Cornelius Cloete, son of Daniël Francois Cloete and Susanna Wilhelmina Wessels, was born on March 28, 1885 and died calculated 1954.

    4. Helena Catherina Cloete, daughter of Daniël Francois Cloete and Susanna Wilhelmina Wessels, was born on March 26, 1887 and died calculated 1977.