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Johann Heinrich Bisschoff

Name
Johann Heinrich Bisschoff
Given names
Johann Heinrich
Surname
Bisschoff
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Historical Event July 1776

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780

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Note: Britain declares war on the Netherlands. French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English
Historical Event 1780

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

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
MarriageHester Christina SmitView this family
August 26, 1792
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Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p442, a4b6c10d2.
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Maria Catharina Jacoba BISSCHOF (1836), MOOC 6/9/9 #1700, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-6QFL?i=1871&cat=331262 image 1871-2/2202 : accessed 4 March 2017
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
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
Birth of a daughter
#1
Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff
calculated March 24, 1807
Citation details: b4
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Maria Catharina Jacoba BISSCHOF (1836), MOOC 6/9/9 #1700, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-6QFL?i=1871&cat=331262 image 1871-2/2202 : accessed 4 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: Based on age at death.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818

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Note: Cradock is founded
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
Marriage of a childAndries Gustaf ErlankAnna Maria Catharina BisschoffView this family
April 6, 1823
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Maria Catharina Jacoba BISSCHOF (1836), MOOC 6/9/9 #1700, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-6QFL?i=1871&cat=331262 image 1871-2/2202 : accessed 4 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Marriage: Andries Gustaf ERLANK and Anna Maria Cathia Jac BISHOF (1823), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDG7?i=103&cat=959223 : accessed 11 Apr 2020
Birth of a grandson
#1
Andries Gustaf Erlank
June 13, 1824
Citation details: b4c1
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Citation details: Death notice: Andries Gustaaf ERLANK (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6622/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W388-X?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1698 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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Citation details: Death notice: Janet Elizabeth ERLANK (1904), TAB MHG #5429/1904, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS92-H7DV-T?cc=2520237&wc=Q6NX-RBV%3A1590242339 : 16 December 2016), 007805278 > image 1266 of 1430; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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Baptism of a grandsonAndries Gustaf Erlank
July 5, 1824
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Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Hester Christina Johanna Adriana Erlank
February 14, 1826
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Citation details: Death notice: Andries Gustaaf ERLANK (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6622/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W388-X?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1698 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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Citation details: Death notice: Hester Christina Johanna Adriana ERLANK (1893), MOOC 6/9/317 #1171/1893, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-W94N-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S86%3A1598082396 : 12 September 2017), 007844963 > image 1589 of 2039; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Catharina Maria Erlank
November 18, 1827

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Death of a granddaughterCatharina Maria Erlank
May 10, 1829
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Birth of a grandson
#4
Johan Hendrik Erlank
October 3, 1830

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Citation details: Death notice: Andries Gustaaf ERLANK (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6622/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W388-X?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1698 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a grandson
#5
Gustav Zacharias Erlank
January 30, 1833

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Citation details: Death notice: Andries Gustaaf ERLANK (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6622/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W388-X?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1698 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Anna Maria Catharina Jacoba Erlank
February 15, 1835

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Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Erlank
July 26, 1836

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Death of a granddaughterErlank
July 27, 1836

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Death of a daughterAnna Maria Catharina Bisschoff
August 4, 1836 Age: 29 years 4 months 11 days
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Maria Catharina Jacoba BISSCHOF (1836), MOOC 6/9/9 #1700, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-6QFL?i=1871&cat=331262 image 1871-2/2202 : accessed 4 March 2017
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Death of a granddaughterAnna Maria Catharina Jacoba Erlank
August 22, 1836
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Town founded 1844

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a grandchildAndries Gustaf ErlankSusanna Sophia RitchieView this family
January 11, 1847
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Citation details: Death notice: Thomas RITCHIE (1873), MOOC 6/9/143 #9249, (http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=268119 : accessed 13 Oct 2015)
Text:

Kennisgeving van sterfgeval 1. Naam van Overlede. Thomas Ritchie 9. Namen der Kinderen van den Overledene, ... Susanna Sophia gehuwd met Andries Erlank jr

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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Sophia RICHIE (1887), MOOC 6/9/246 # 1067/1887, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-DSPL-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 12 September 2017), 007844956 > image 1232 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Citation details: Marriage: Andries Gustaf ERLANCK and Susanna Sophia RITCHIE (1847), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-Q6YZ?i=418&cat=959223 : accessed 31 Jan 2019
Marriage of a grandchildGustav Zacharias ErlankAnna Susanna PienaarView this family
December 27, 1852
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Citation details: Marriage: Gustaf Zacharias ERLANK and Anna Susanna PIENAAR (1852), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-S9V7-K?i=412&cat=244034 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865

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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
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
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Note: Economic depression
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
Economic Event September 1873
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881
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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
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Johann Heinrich Bisschoff. He married Hester Christina Smit, daughter of Andries Adriaan Smit and Anna Maria Bothma, on August 26, 1792 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was baptized on August 30, 1772.

      Children of Johann Heinrich Bisschoff and Hester Christina Smit:

      1. Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff (18071836)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff, daughter of Johann Heinrich Bisschoff and Hester Christina Smit, was born calculated March 24, 1807 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on August 4, 1836 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She married Andries Gustaf Erlank (second cousin’s son-in-law’s brother), son of Gustav Erlank and Catharina Maria Wilke, on April 6, 1823 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born about March 1801 in Dist. Wellington, Western Cape and died on February 12, 1879 in Murraysburg, Western Cape.

      Children of Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff and Andries Gustaf Erlank:

      1. Andries Gustaf Erlank (1824)
      2. Hester Christina Johanna Adriana Erlank (18261893)
      3. Catharina Maria Erlank (18271829)
      4. Johan Hendrik Erlank (18301911)
      5. Gustav Zacharias Erlank (18331909)
      6. Anna Maria Catharina Jacoba Erlank (18351836)
      7. Erlank (18361836)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Andries Gustaf Erlank, son of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff, was born on June 13, 1824 in Sterkstroom, Queenstown, Eastern Cape. He married Susanna Sophia Ritchie (third cousin once removed descending), daughter of Thomas Ritchie and Anna Elizabeth Marais, on January 11, 1847 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on July 13, 1827 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on May 26, 1887 in Sterkstroom, Queenstown, Eastern Cape at the age of 59.

    2. Hester Christina Johanna Adriana Erlank, daughter of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff, was born on February 14, 1826 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on June 1, 1893 in Hanover, Northern Cape at the age of 67. She married 2 times. The first time she married Andries Stephanus Gous. The second time she married Cornelis Maartins Oosthuissen.

    3. Gustav Zacharias Erlank, shopkeeper (before March 15, 1909), son of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff, was born on January 30, 1833 and died on March 15, 1909 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 76. He married Anna Susanna Pienaar (sister-in-law’s step-mother’s second cousin), daughter of Willem Johannes Pienaar and Francina Philippina Retief, on December 27, 1852 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on January 18, 1834 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on September 21, 1894 in Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape at the age of 60.

      Children of Gustav Zacharias Erlank and Anna Susanna Pienaar:

      1. Gustaaf Zacharias Erlank (18571926)