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Gideon Stephanus CloeteAge: 72 years18671939

Name
Gideon Stephanus Cloete
Given names
Gideon Stephanus
Surname
Cloete
Birth 1867 44 37
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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
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
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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 3 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 3 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.
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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 5 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
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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.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 6 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a maternal grandfatherGideon Daniël Joubert
December 12, 1874 (Age 7 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 11 years)
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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
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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 13 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 14 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
Economic Event 1886 (Age 19 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.
Death of a motherAlida Elizabeth Johanna Joubert
January 21, 1893 (Age 26 years) Age: 63 years 4 months
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
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 26 years)
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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
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
Death of a brotherJohannes Hendrik Cloete
December 21, 1896 (Age 29 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
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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 30 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
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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
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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
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 34 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 32 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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 37 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 39 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 43 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 45 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
Death of a sisterAlida Elizabeth Johanna Cloete
March 23, 1917 (Age 50 years) Age: 70 years 4 months
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p76, #1492, b5c7d1e7f7g3.
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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 50 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 47 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 51 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 siblingChristiaan Cornelius CloetePetronella Gertruida WeitzView this family
August 26, 1921 (Age 54 years) Husband: 68 years Wife: 43 years
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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
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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 54 years) Age: 61 years 11 months
Cause: carcinoma, epidemic influenza, heart failure
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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 59 years) Age: 73 years 6 months
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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
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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 59 years)

Text:

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

Death of a brotherDaniël Francois Cloete
June 30, 1929 (Age 62 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
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 62 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 brotherCornelius Willem “Zoontjie” Cloete
July 11, 1930 (Age 63 years) Age: 73 years
Address: Bamboeshoek, Lady Grey
Cause: cardiac failure (12d), arteriosclerosis (5y), cerebral haemorrhage (3y)
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: e8f9g6h4
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Citation details: Death registration Cornelis Willem CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22056-20667-65?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1930 > Lady Grey > image 31 of 67; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: July 11, 1930
Text:

retired farmer, widower

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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelis Willem CLOETE (1930), MOOC 6/9/3738 #27036, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91W-TSDN-G?i=93&cat=331262, image 94/734 : accessed 18 Feb 2017
Death April 8, 1939 (Age 72 years)
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
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gideon Stephanus Cloete, son of Christiaan Cornelis Cloete and Alida Elizabeth Johanna Joubert, was born in 1867 in Lady Grey, Eastern Cape and died on April 8, 1939 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape at the age of 72.