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Samuel Karel Erlank1810

Name
Samuel Karel Erlank
Given names
Samuel Karel
Surname
Erlank
Also known as
Samuel Carl Erlank
Birth July 2, 1810 52 33

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Birth of a sisterMaria Catherina Lucretia Erlank
September 8, 1813 (Age 3 years)

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War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Town founded 1812 (Age 17 months)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 8 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Marriage of a siblingJonas Michiel Johannes ErlankSusanna Sophia WilkeView this family
June 4, 1820 (Age 9 years)
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Historical Event 1820 (Age 9 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
Marriage of a siblingAndries Gustaf ErlankAnna Maria Catharina BisschoffView this family
April 6, 1823 (Age 12 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 of a fatherGustav Erlank
August 27, 1823 (Age 13 years)
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Economic Event 1825 (Age 14 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Death of a sisterFrancina Carolina Gustava Erlank
December 26, 1832 (Age 22 years)
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Historical Event 1835 (Age 24 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a siblingAndries Gustaf ErlankAnna Catharina Susanna MinnaarView this family
November 25, 1836 (Age 26 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: Marriage: Andries Gustaf ERLANCK and Anna Catharina Susanna MINNAAR (1836), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDZN?cat=959223 : accessed 11 Apr 2020
Town founded 1844 (Age 33 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 46 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 50 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
Death of a brotherJonas Michiel Johannes Erlank
July 28, 1878 (Age 68 years) Age: 79 years 8 months 15 days
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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
Death of a brotherAndries Gustaf Erlank
February 12, 1879 (Age 68 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 70 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 90 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 89 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 41 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 43 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 54 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 56 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 63 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 70 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 75 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.
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 93 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 95 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 99 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 101 years)

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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 104 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 107 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 119 years)

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Deathyes

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  1. Generation 1
    1. Samuel Karel Erlank, son of Gustav Erlank and Catharina Maria Wilke, was born on July 2, 1810.