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William Bodinnar1829

Name
William Bodinnar
Name prefix
William
Surname
Bodinnar
Birth about 1829 53 38
Historical Event 1835 (Age 6 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Census June 6, 1841 (Age 12 years)
Town founded 1844 (Age 15 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a siblingJames Trewavas BodinarElizabeth Harvey PentreathView this family
January 15, 1848 (Age 19 years)
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Note: Wife (Elizabeth Penthreath) is a widow at the time of the 1871 census.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 28 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Death of a brotherJames Trewavas Bodinar
between October 1863 and December 1863 (Age 34 years)
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Note: Wife is widow at time of 1871 census
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 32 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
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 23 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 25 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 36 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 38 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 44 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 51 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 52 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 57 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 1, 1901 (Age 72 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 70 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 75 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 77 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 81 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 83 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 85 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 89 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 100 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
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 110 years)

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Note: World War II
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. William Bodinnar, son of John Bodinnar and Mary Trewavas, was born about 1829 in Cornwall, England.