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Gideon Stephanus Cloete1820

Name
Gideon Stephanus Cloete
Given names
Gideon Stephanus
Surname
Cloete
Birth December 25, 1820 28 28

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 February 12, 1821 (Age 49 days)
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g5.
Birth of a brotherChristiaan Cornelis Cloete
March 10, 1822 (Age 14 months)
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 brotherChristiaan Cornelis Cloete
April 7, 1822 (Age 15 months)
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g6.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 4 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a brotherJacob Jan Bastiaan Cloete
September 7, 1826 (Age 5 years)

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 brotherJacob Jan Bastiaan Cloete
October 8, 1826 (Age 5 years)
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g7.
Death of a maternal grandfatherDaniel Francois Joubert
June 11, 1832 (Age 11 years)
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p51, #853, b5c7d1.
Birth of a sisterFrancina Elizabeth Cloete
April 24, 1833 (Age 12 years)
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.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 sisterFrancina Elizabeth Cloete
August 11, 1833 (Age 12 years)
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9g8.
Marriage of a siblingPieter Gabriel van ZylMaria Magdalena CloeteView this family
about 1834 (Age 13 years)

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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 (Age 14 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a maternal grandmotherMaria Magdalena Marais
July 10, 1837 (Age 16 years) Age: 74 years
Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Joubert, p150, b5c7d1.
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Citation details: Death notice: Maria Magdalena JOUBERT (1837), MOOC 6/9/11 #2274, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M1N2?i=304&cat=331262 images 305-7/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p51, #853, b5c7d1.
Marriage of a siblingDaniel Francois CloeteHester Aletta BurgerView this family
March 16, 1838 (Age 17 years)
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.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Marriage of a siblingJan Bastiaan RabieMaria Magdalena CloeteView this family
after 1841 (Age 20 years)

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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 brotherCornelis Willem Petrus Cloete
before November 15, 1843 (Age 22 years) 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 (Age 23 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a siblingChristiaan Cornelis CloeteAlida Elizabeth Johanna JoubertView this family
about 1850 (Age 29 years)

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 siblingJacob Stephanus Daniel NaudéMaria Magdalena CloeteView this family
after 1850 (Age 29 years)

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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: database with images, FamilySearch
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 motherFrancina Elizabeth Joubert
March 15, 1852 (Age 31 years) Age: 59 years 2 months 21 days
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Marriage of a parentCornelis Willem CloeteElizabeth Margaretha KrugelView this family
after 1852 (Age 31 years)

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
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 siblingPieter Andries van der MerweFrancina Elizabeth CloeteView this family
November 19, 1855 (Age 34 years)
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: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Publication: database, FamilySearch
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 (Age 36 years)

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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 (Age 40 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 44 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 46 years)
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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
Death of a fatherCornelis Willem Cloete
June 26, 1872 (Age 51 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 52 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a sisterMaria Magdalena Cloete
February 28, 1875 (Age 54 years) Age: 59 years
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Note: Death notice incorrectly refers to her step-mother (Elizabeth Margaretha KRUGEL) instead of her birth mother (Francina Elizabeth JOUBERT).
Marriage of a siblingGabriel NelFrancina Elizabeth CloeteView this family
March 23, 1880 (Age 59 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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: database, FamilySearch
Citation details: Marriage: Gabriel NEL and Fransina Elizabeth CLOETE (1880), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK8-L3NL-J?cc=2821281 : 28 January 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 6 Feb 2021
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 59 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 60 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
Death of a brotherDaniel Francois Cloete
December 12, 1883 (Age 62 years) Age: 66 years 10 months
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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
Economic Event 1886 (Age 65 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.
Marriage of a siblingChristiaan Cornelis CloeteLouisa Johanna Catharina KrielView this family
August 9, 1893 (Age 72 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 brotherChristiaan Cornelis Cloete
August 20, 1897 (Age 76 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
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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 80 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 78 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 31 years)

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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 (Age 33 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
Death of a sisterFrancina Elizabeth Cloete
February 14, 1904 (Age 83 years) Age: 70 years 10 months
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 83 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 85 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 89 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 91 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 93 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 97 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
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 108 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
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 118 years)

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Note: World War II
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Gideon Stephanus Cloete, son of Cornelis Willem Cloete and Francina Elizabeth Joubert, was born on December 25, 1820.