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Martha Magdelene ChurchAge: 66 years18641930

Name
Martha Magdelene Church
Given names
Martha Magdelene
Surname
Church
Also known as
Martha Magdalena
Publication: http://www.1820settlers.com
Citation details: Martha Magdalena CHURCH: http://www.1820settlers.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I50232&tree=master : accessed 31 October 2015
Note: Suid-Afrikaanse Geslagsregister Vol 3 C-G, p445 incorrectly gives her names as Maria Magdalena Church
Birth July 30, 1864
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Martha Magdalena CHURCH (1930), MOOC 6/9/3794 #28087, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HSQS-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-91Y%3A1598062335 : 28 September 2018), 007735904 > image 620 of 1314; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 19 Apr 2020
War from April 1861 to May 1865

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 5 months)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 2 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 9 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 16 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1886 (Age 21 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.
Birth of a son
#1
Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy
October 12, 1893 (Age 29 years)
Publication: http://www.1820settlers.com
Note: SA Geslagsregisters Vol 3 C-G, p445 has incorrect entry
Birth of a son
#2
Cecil Charles Giddy
May 11, 1895 (Age 30 years)

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Edward William Prynne GIDDY (1929), MOOC 6/9/3626 #24530/1929, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HSY3-5?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9BT%3A1598062330 : 28 September 2018), 007735897 > image 1088 of 1527; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 36 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 35 years)

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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
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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 39 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 41 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 45 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 47 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 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
Death of a husbandEdward William Prynn Giddy
October 22, 1929 (Age 65 years) Age: 67 years 3 months
Address: Eaglescrag, Barkly East
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Edward William Prynne GIDDY: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22056-66763-86?cc=1779109 : accessed 29 September 2015), 1929 > Barkly East > image 97 of 111; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: October 28, 1929
Text:

enteric fever

Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Edward William Prynne GIDDY (1929), MOOC 6/9/3626 #24530/1929, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HSY3-5?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9BT%3A1598062330 : 28 September 2018), 007735897 > image 1088 of 1527; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p445, b15.
Note: Gravestone has 21 Oct 1929
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 65 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 September 17, 1930 (Age 66 years) Age: 67 years 2 months
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Giddy, p445, b15.
Text:

Okt. 1930

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Martha Magdalena CHURCH (1930), MOOC 6/9/3794 #28087, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HSQS-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-91Y%3A1598062335 : 28 September 2018), 007735904 > image 620 of 1314; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 19 Apr 2020
Text:

25 SEP 1930

Burial
  1. Generation 1
    1. Martha Magdelene Church was born on July 30, 1864 in Lady Grey, Eastern Cape and died on September 17, 1930 in Eaglescraig, Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 66. She married Edward William Prynn Giddy, son of Richard Giddy and Sarah Jane Sephton.

      Children of Martha Magdelene Church and Edward William Prynn Giddy:

      1. Private
      2. Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy (18931965)
      3. Cecil Charles Giddy (1895)
      4. Private
      5. Private
      6. Private
      7. Private
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy, son of Edward William Prynn Giddy and Martha Magdelene Church, was born on October 12, 1893 in Eaglescraig, Barkly East, Eastern Cape and died on May 6, 1965 in Kelvin Grove, Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 71. He married Sarah Ann “Violet” Emms.

      Children of Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy and Sarah Ann “Violet” Emms:

      1. Edward Noël “Ted” Giddy (19311998)
      2. Private
      3. Private
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Edward Noël “Ted” Giddy

      Edward Noël “Ted” Giddy, teacher (before 1984), son of Orlando Richard Church “Lan” Giddy and Sarah Ann “Violet” Emms, was born on December 26, 1931 and died on May 15, 1998 at the age of 66. He married Cynthia Theron (sister-in-law), daughter of Christian Gert Conradie “Christie” Theron and Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch.

      Edward Noël “Ted” Giddy and Cynthia Theron had 4 children.

    2. The details of this family are private.
    3. The details of this family are private.