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Florence B “Florrie” Skeggs1900

Florence B “Florrie” Skeggs
Given names
Florence B
Birth about 1900 47 41
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 13 months)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 14 months)
Citation details: Household: Thomas SKEGGS (1901), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbc%2f1901%2f0018190989 : accessed 15 Nov 2018
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902

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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 4 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 6 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Marriage of a parentSamuel William HazlewoodEmma HewittView this family
between April 1908 and May 1908 (Age 8 years)

SAMUEL WILLIAM HAZLEWOOD married one of these people Emma Skeggs, Annie Fitzpatrick

Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 10 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Census April 2, 1911 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: Household: Samuel HAZLEWOOD (1911), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1911/RG14/18535/0435/6 : accessed 15 Nov 2018
Epidemic 1912 (Age 12 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 14 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 18 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 siblingJames Arthur SkeggsEsmeralda LockeView this family
April 3, 1929 (Age 29 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 29 years)

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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
Death of a motherEmma Hewitt
May 29, 1932 (Age 32 years) Age: 72 years
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Emma Hazlewood (1932), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1932/2/AZ/000404/011 : accessed 16 Nov 2018


Citation details: Memoriam: Emma HAZLEWOOD / SKEGGS (1932), May 29, 1937, https://search.findmypast.com/bna/viewarticle?id=bl%2f0000337%2f19370529%2f101 : accessed 16 Nov 2018
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 39 years)

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Note: World War II
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 61 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 61 years)

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Historical Event February 11, 1990 (Age 90 years)

Note: Nelson Mandela [released] (http://www.useful.url)
Historical Event April 27, 1994 (Age 94 years)
Note: First General Elections
  1. Generation 1
    1. Florence B “Florrie” Skeggs, daughter of Thomas Skeggs and Emma Hewitt, was born about 1900 in Foleshill, Warwickshire, England.