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Joseph Stubbs1865

Name
Joseph Stubbs
Given names
Joseph
Surname
Stubbs
Birth calculated 1865

Citation details: Marriage: Joseph STUBBS and Emma LAWRINSON (1882), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBPRS/M/770550915/2 : accessed 15 Mar 2020
Economic Event 1865
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 2 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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 8 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 15 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 16 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
MarriageEmma LawrinsonView this family
December 24, 1882 Husband: 17 years Wife: 18 years
Citation details: Birth: Laura STUBBS (1883), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FB%2F1883%2F1%2FAZ%2F000567%2F200 : accessed 15 Mar 2020
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Baptism: Laura STUBBS (1883), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBPRS%2FB%2F766256420%2F1 : accessed 15 Mar 2020
Citation details: Marriage: Joseph STUBBS and Emma LAWRINSON (1882), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBPRS/M/770550915/2 : accessed 15 Mar 2020
Birth of a daughter
#1
Laura Stubbs
January 21, 1883 (Age 18 years)
Text:

1883

Citation details: War register: Robert A LOCKE and household (1939), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=TNA/R39/4033/4033G/027/24 : accessed 15 Mar 2020
Citation details: Birth: Laura STUBBS (1883), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FB%2F1883%2F1%2FAZ%2F000567%2F200 : accessed 15 Mar 2020
Text:

Birth year: 1883 Birth quarter: 1 Mother's maiden name: Laurinson District: Macclesfield County: Cheshire Volume 8A, Page 140

Baptism of a daughterLaura Stubbs
July 29, 1883 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: Baptism: Laura STUBBS (1883), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBPRS%2FB%2F766256420%2F1 : accessed 15 Mar 2020
Economic Event 1886 (Age 21 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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.
Marriage of a childRobert Arthur LockeLaura StubbsView this family
December 25, 1899 (Age 34 years) Husband: 23 Wife: 17
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 36 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 34 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second 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

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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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 39 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Esmeralda Locke
April 17, 1906 (Age 41 years)

Epidemic 1906 (Age 41 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Baptism of a granddaughterEsmeralda Locke
February 11, 1907 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 45 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 47 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 49 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 53 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
Marriage of a grandchildJames Arthur SkeggsEsmeralda LockeView this family
April 3, 1929 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FQP4-1ZC : accessed 24 January 2015), James Arthur Skeggs and Esmeralda Locke, 03 Apr 1929, Marriage; citing item 4, St Michael, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England, Record Office, Chester; FHL microfilm 2,262,786.
Citation details: Birth registration Keith R.L. SKEGGS: http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=bmd%2fb%2f1931%2f3%2faz%2f001099%2f075 : accessed 31 October 2015
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 64 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 74 years)

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Note: World War II
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 96 years)
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 96 years)

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Death of a daughterLaura Stubbs
between April 1967 and June 1967 (Age 102 years) Age: 84 years
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Laura LOCKE (1967), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD%2FD%2F1967%2F2%2FAZ%2F000573%2F106 : accessed 15 Mar 2020
Text:

Volume 10C, Page 278

  1. Generation 1
    1. Joseph Stubbs, son of Thomas Stubbs, was born calculated 1865. He married Emma Lawrinson, daughter of Mary , on December 24, 1882 in St Peter, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. She was born calculated 1864.

      Children of Joseph Stubbs and Emma Lawrinson:

      1. Laura Stubbs (18831967)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Laura Stubbs, daughter of Joseph Stubbs and Emma Lawrinson, was born on January 21, 1883 in Macclesfield, Chesire, England and died between April 1967 and June 1967 in Garstang, Lancashire, England. She married Robert Arthur Locke, son of Robert Locke and Charlotte Maria Pearce, on December 25, 1899 in St Michael, Macclesfield, Chesire, England. He was born on August 12, 1876 in Macclesfield, Chesire, England and died on August 10, 1948 in Penzance, Cornwall, England at the age of 71.

      Children of Laura Stubbs and Robert Arthur Locke:

      1. Esmeralda Locke (19061985)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Esmeralda Locke, daughter of Robert Arthur Locke and Laura Stubbs, was born on April 17, 1906 and died between January 1985 and March 1985 in Penzance, Cornwall, England. She married James Arthur Skeggs, son of Thomas Skeggs and Emma Hewitt, on April 3, 1929 in St Michael, Macclesfield, Chesire, England. He was born on June 23, 1896 in Woolwich, Kent, England.

      Children of Esmeralda Locke and James Arthur Skeggs:

      1. Keith Robert Locke Skeggs (19312010)