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Gustav ErlankAge: 65 years17581823

Name
Gustav Erlank
Given names
Gustav
Surname
Erlank
Birth April 1758
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Birth of a daughter
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Maria Cornelia Beatha Erlank

Occupation
Joins the Dutch fleet
1776 (Age 17 years)

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Note: Serves on De Maria, which stranded at Knysna / Plettenbergbay on 23.08.1788
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 18 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780 (Age 22 years)

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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 (Age 21 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784 (Age 25 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Occupation
Messenger of the court
from 1789 (Age 30 years)
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Note: Serves for 12 years (Vir 12 jaar geregsbode te Graaff-Reinett)
MarriageCatharina Maria WilkeView this family
April 10, 1794 (Age 36 years)
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War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 30 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Baptism of a daughterFrancina Carolina Gustava Erlank
November 30, 1794 (Age 36 years)
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Historical Event 1795 (Age 36 years)

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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
Baptism of a daughterMaria Cornelia Beatha Erlank
January 8, 1797 (Age 38 years)
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Citation details: (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFT9-TPV : 4 December 2014), Maria Cornelia Bertha Erlank, 08 Jan 1797, Baptism; citing p. , Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, State Archives, Cape Province; FHL microfilm 2,214,108 : accessed 27 Jan 2017
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 38 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Birth of a son
#2
Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank
November 13, 1798 (Age 40 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Jonas Michael Johannes ERLANK (1878), MOOC 6/9/164 #5624/1878, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W38W-D?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 628 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Birth of a son
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Andries Gustaf Erlank
about March 1801 (Age 42 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
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Baptism of a sonAndries Gustaf Erlank
April 19, 1801 (Age 43 years)
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Citation details: (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFTS-NYX : 4 December 2014), Andries Gustav Erlank, 19 Apr 1801, Baptism; citing p. , Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, State Archives, Cape Province; FHL microfilm 2,214,108 : accessed 27 Jan 2017
Occupation
gaoler
1802 (Age 43 years)
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Note: Sipier
Birth of a son
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Karel Hendrik Erlank
September 9, 1803 (Age 45 years)

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Death of a sonKarel Hendrik Erlank
December 21, 1803 (Age 45 years)
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Occupation
In the employ of Daniel du Toit
1804 (Age 45 years)
Employer: Daniel du Toit
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Residence 1807 (Age 48 years)
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Natural disaster 1809 (Age 50 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Birth of a son
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Samuel Karel Erlank
July 2, 1810 (Age 52 years)

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Town founded 1812 (Age 53 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Birth of a daughter
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Maria Catherina Lucretia Erlank
September 8, 1813 (Age 55 years)

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War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 45 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 60 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Marriage of a childJonas Michiel Johannes ErlankSusanna Sophia WilkeView this family
June 4, 1820 (Age 62 years)
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Historical Event 1820 (Age 61 years)

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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
Birth of a grandson
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Johannes Gustaaf Joachim Erlank
May 30, 1821 (Age 63 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Gustaaf Joachim Erlank
July 29, 1821 (Age 63 years)
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Marriage of a childAndries Gustaf ErlankAnna Maria Catharina BisschoffView this family
April 6, 1823 (Age 65 years)
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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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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
Death August 27, 1823 (Age 65 years)
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Gustav Erlank, joins the Dutch fleet (in 1776), messenger of the court (from 1789), gaoler (in 1802) and in the employ of Daniel du Toit (in 1804), was born in April 1758 in Stockholm, Sweden and died on August 27, 1823 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 65. He married Catharina Maria Wilke, daughter of Joachim Wilke and Francina van der Nest, on April 10, 1794 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was baptized on July 13, 1776.

      Children of Gustav Erlank and Catharina Maria Wilke:

      1. Francina Carolina Gustava Erlank (17941832)
      2. Maria Cornelia Beatha Erlank (1797)
      3. Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank (17981878)
      4. Andries Gustaf Erlank (18011879)
      5. Karel Hendrik Erlank (18031803)
      6. Samuel Karel Erlank (1810)
      7. Maria Catherina Lucretia Erlank (1813)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank, saddle maker, son of Gustav Erlank and Catharina Maria Wilke, was born on November 13, 1798 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on July 28, 1878 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 79. He married Susanna Sophia Wilke (sister-in-law’s second cousin’s daughter), daughter of Johannes Joachim Wilke and Susanna Sophia Burger, on June 4, 1820 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She died on April 24, 1867 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank and Susanna Sophia Wilke:

      1. Johannes Gustaaf Joachim Erlank (18211897)
      2. Jonas Michiel Erlank (18251916)
      3. Susanna Sophia Erlank (1827)
      4. Samuel Carel Erlank (1832)
    2. Andries Gustaf Erlank, son of Gustav Erlank and Catharina Maria Wilke, was born about March 1801 in Dist. Wellington, Western Cape and died on February 12, 1879 in Murraysburg, Western Cape. He married 2 times. The first time he married Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff (sister-in-law’s mother’s second cousin), daughter of Johann Heinrich Bisschoff and Hester Christina Smit, on April 6, 1823 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born calculated March 24, 1807 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on August 4, 1836 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. The second time he married Anna Catharina Susanna Minnaar (wife’s second cousin’s son’s sister-in-law), daughter of Jan Stephanus Minnaar and Catharina Frederica Loock, on November 25, 1836 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born calculated April 1820 in Murraysburg, Western Cape and died on June 5, 1878 in Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff:

      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)

      Children of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Catharina Susanna Minnaar:

      1. Catharina Frederica Elizabeth Erlank (1837)
      2. Jan Stephanus Erlank (18391839)
      3. Jan Stephanus Erlank (1840)
      4. Maria Catharina Erlank (1841)
      5. Elizabeth Debora Erlank (1841)
      6. Elsie Erlank (18421908)
      7. Carel Jonas Johannes Erlank (18451878)
      8. Anna Catharina Susanna Erlank (18471922)
      9. Gert Johan Willem Gous Erlank (18501926)
      10. Johannes Hendrik Erlank (18511917)
      11. Jacobus Johannes Erlank (18531908)
      12. Wilhelmina Christina Erlank (18551946)
      13. Martha Johanna Erlank (18581877)
      14. Francina Johanna Erlank (18601910)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Jonas Michiel Erlank, son of Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank and Susanna Sophia Wilke, was born on February 27, 1825 and died on July 28, 1916 in Kimberley, Northern Cape at the age of 91. He married Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg (first cousin’s wife’s step-mother’s first cousin), daughter of Izak Jacobus van den Berg and Elisabeth Susanna Joubert,. She was born on December 19, 1836 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Jonas Michiel Erlank and Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg:

      1. Elizabeth Susanna Erlank (1856)
      2. Jonas Michiel Erlank (18581906)
      3. Izak Jacobus Erlank (18611932)
      4. Johannes Gustaaf Erlank (1869)
      5. Susanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank (1881)
    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    4. 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)
    5. 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.