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Jacobus Johannes ErlankAge: 55 years18531908

Name
Jacobus Johannes Erlank
Given names
Jacobus Johannes
Surname
Erlank
Birth March 21, 1853 52 32
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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 2 years)

Citation details: b4c19
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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 5 years)

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Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 3 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a sisterFrancina Johanna Erlank
December 29, 1860 (Age 7 years)

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Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 8 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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 11 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 13 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 20 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a sisterMartha Johanna Erlank
March 21, 1877 (Age 24 years)
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Death of a motherAnna Catharina Susanna Minnaar
June 5, 1878 (Age 25 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 25 years) Age: 33 years 5 months 18 days
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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 25 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 27 years)

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Note: First 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 (Age 9 months)

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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 27 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 32 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 40 years) Age: 67 years
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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 47 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 46 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 50 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 52 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Number of children
9

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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.
Date of entry in original source: May 5, 1908
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death May 3, 1908 (Age 55 years)
Address: Robinson Street, Beaconsfield, Kimberley
Citation details: b4c18
Date of entry in original source: May 5, 1908
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Publication: database with images
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.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Jacobus Johannes Erlank, son of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Catharina Susanna Minnaar, was born on March 21, 1853 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on May 3, 1908 in Beaconsfield, Kimberley, Northern Cape at the age of 55.