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Elsie ErlankAge: 65 years18421908

Name
Elsie Erlank
Given names
Elsie
Surname
Erlank
Married name
Elsie van der Merwe
Birth December 16, 1842 41 22

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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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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 December 16, 1843 42 23

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p578, b2c13d5e1f7g6.
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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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
MarriageJan Stephanus van der MerweView this family
yes

Citation details: b4c13
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p578, b2c13d5e1f7g6.
Town founded 1844 (Age 12 months)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Birth of a brotherCarel Jonas Johannes Erlank
March 4, 1845 (Age 2 years)

Citation details: b4c14
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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Citation details: Death notice: Carel Jonas Johannes ERLANK (1878), MOOC 6/9/164 #5793/1878, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DC-8?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 12 September 2017), 007844949 > image 804 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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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
Baptism January 1, 1846 (Age 3 years)
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Number of childrenJan Stephanus van der MerweView this family
17

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Citation details: Death registration Elsie ERLANK: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21991-56023-33?cc=1779109 : accessed 29 September 2015), 1908 > Murraysburg > image 88 of 94; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: December 19, 1908
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a half-siblingAndries Gustaf ErlankSusanna Sophia RitchieView this family
January 11, 1847 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: b4c1
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
Birth of a sisterAnna Catharina Susanna Erlank
September 14, 1847 (Age 4 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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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 brotherGert Johan Willem Gous Erlank
February 18, 1850 (Age 7 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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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 brotherJohannes Hendrik Erlank
October 22, 1851 (Age 8 years)

Citation details: b4c17
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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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
Marriage of a half-siblingGustav Zacharias ErlankAnna Susanna PienaarView this family
December 27, 1852 (Age 10 years)
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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
Birth of a brotherJacobus Johannes Erlank
March 21, 1853 (Age 10 years)
Citation details: b4c18
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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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 sisterWilhelmina Christina Erlank
November 22, 1855 (Age 12 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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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 sisterMartha Johanna Erlank
August 20, 1858 (Age 15 years)

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Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 14 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a sisterFrancina Johanna Erlank
December 29, 1860 (Age 18 years)

Citation details: b4c21
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
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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
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 18 years)

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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 (Age 9 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 11 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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 22 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 24 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
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 30 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a sisterMartha Johanna Erlank
March 21, 1877 (Age 34 years)
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Death of a motherAnna Catharina Susanna Minnaar
June 5, 1878 (Age 35 years) Age: 58 years 2 months
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Death of a brotherCarel Jonas Johannes Erlank
August 22, 1878 (Age 35 years) Age: 33 years 5 months 18 days
Citation details: b4c14
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Citation details: Death notice: Carel Jonas Johannes ERLANK (1878), MOOC 6/9/164 #5793/1878, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DC-8?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 12 September 2017), 007844949 > image 804 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Death of a fatherAndries Gustaf Erlank
February 12, 1879 (Age 36 years) Age: 77 years
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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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 38 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 38 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 43 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 half-sisterHester Christina Johanna Adriana Erlank
June 1, 1893 (Age 50 years) Age: 67 years
Citation details: b4c2
Text:

Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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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
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 58 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 56 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 61 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 63 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Death of a brotherJacobus Johannes Erlank
May 3, 1908 (Age 65 years)
Address: Robinson Street, Beaconsfield, Kimberley
Citation details: b4c18
Date of entry in original source: May 5, 1908
Quality of data: primary evidence
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Citation details: Death registration Jacobus Johannes ERLANK: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21991-71793-20?cc=1779109 : accessed 28 September 2015), 1908 > Kimberley > image 440 of 1166; National Archives, Pretoria.
Death November 22, 1908 (Age 65 years)
Cause of death: heart disease
Citation details: b4c13
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Citation details: Death registration Elsie ERLANK: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21991-56023-33?cc=1779109 : accessed 29 September 2015), 1908 > Murraysburg > image 88 of 94; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: December 19, 1908
Quality of data: primary evidence
  1. Generation 1
    1. Elsie Erlank, daughter of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Catharina Susanna Minnaar, was born on December 16, 1842 and died on November 22, 1908 in Poortjie Oos, Murraysburg, Western Cape at the age of 65. She married Jan Stephanus van der Merwe (first cousin), son of Carel Johannes van der Merwe and Deborah Elizabeth Minnaar,. He was born in May 1838 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on August 12, 1922 in Murraysburg, Western Cape at the age of 84.