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Minnie Florence Skeggs1885

Name
Minnie Florence Skeggs
Given names
Minnie Florence
Surname
Skeggs
Birth between July 1885 and September 1885 32 26
Citation details: Minnie Florence SKEGGS (1885), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/B/1885/3/AZ/000509/192 : accessed 16 Nov 2018
Economic Event 1886 (Age 6 months)
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.
Birth of a brotherVictor A Skeggs
May 10, 1887 (Age 22 months)
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ABT 1888

Citation details: Skeggs household (5 people), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=TNA/R39/5646/5646J/025/27 : accessed 17 Nov 2018
Birth of a brotherHorace G Skeggs
about 1889 (Age 3 years)
Birth of a sisterAlice M Skeggs
about 1890 (Age 4 years)
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a brotherCharley G Skeggs
about 1892 (Age 6 years)
Birth of a sisterDorothy E Skeggs
about 1893 (Age 7 years)

Birth of a brotherJames Arthur Skeggs
June 23, 1896 (Age 10 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: Skeggs household (6 people) http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=tna%2fr39%2f4033%2f4033i%2f007%2f07&_ga=1.37864547.1561470702.1438525405 : accessed 15 Jan 2016, citing Ref: RG101/4033I/007/7 Letter Code: LFIC
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DOB: 23 Jun 1896

Note: Age given as 32y at marriage
Birth of a sisterFlorence B “Florrie” Skeggs
about 1900 (Age 14 years)
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 15 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 15 years)
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 (Age 14 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 18 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 20 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Marriage of a parentSamuel William HazlewoodEmma HewittView this family
between April 1908 and May 1908 (Age 22 years)
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SAMUEL WILLIAM HAZLEWOOD married one of these people Emma Skeggs, Annie Fitzpatrick

Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 24 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 26 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 29 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 32 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 43 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 44 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
Death of a motherEmma Hewitt
May 29, 1932 (Age 46 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
Text:

Q2

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 54 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War II
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 75 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 75 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Historical Event February 11, 1990 (Age 104 years)

Note: Nelson Mandela [released] (http://www.useful.url)
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Historical Event April 27, 1994 (Age 108 years)
Note: First General Elections
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Minnie Florence Skeggs, daughter of Thomas Skeggs and Emma Hewitt, was born between July 1885 and September 1885 in Woolwich, Kent, England.