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Adriaan Johan Marthinus GerickeAge: 88 years18261914

Name
Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke
Birth April 18, 1826 28 25
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Citation details: b4c5
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Citation details: Death notice: Adriaan Marthinus GERICKE (1914), MOOC 6/9/757 #1750, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-TQ7L?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SDL%3A1598092349 : 28 September 2018), 007845006 > image 855 of 1290; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Historical Event 1835 (Age 8 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohan Godfried Gericke
March 21, 1837 (Age 10 years) Age: 96 years
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Citation details: a1
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Citation details: Death notice: Johan Godfried GERICKE (1837), MOOC 6/9/10 #2120, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M99V-W?mode=g&i=137&cat=331262 image 138/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Barbara Gerber
August 20, 1843 (Age 17 years) Age: 69 years 8 months
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Barbara GERBER (1843), MOOC 6/9/30 #6339, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-656P?mode=g&i=261&cat=331262 image 262/2225 : accessed 5 March 2017
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Town founded 1844 (Age 17 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
MarriageDorothea Hester Catharina LangeView this family
May 19, 1851 Husband: 25 years Wife: 24 years
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Citation details: cf b4c5
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Lange, p36, b8c4.
Citation details: Marriage: Adriaan Marthinus GERICKE and Dorothea Hester Catharina LANGE (1851), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK8-G95J-W?i=523&cat=244034 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
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Citation details: Death notice: Adriaan Marthinus GERICKE (1914), MOOC 6/9/757 #1750, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-TQ7L?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SDL%3A1598092349 : 28 September 2018), 007845006 > image 855 of 1290; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Birth of a daughter
#1
Anna Magdalena Egberta Gericke
February 22, 1852 (Age 25 years)

Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: b4c5d1
Birth of a daughter
#2
Lea Jacoba Gericke
calculated 1854 (Age 27 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Dorothea Hester Catharina LANGE (1876), MOOC 6/9/156 #3179, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-XCDC?i=194&cat=331262 image 195/2181 : accessed 24 Mar 2017
Citation details: Marriage: Pieter Daniel TERBLANS and Lea Jacoba GERICKE (1873), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-83D9-9?i=439&cat=959223 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 30 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a daughter
#3
Dorothy Catharina Paulina Gericke
calculated 1859 (Age 32 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Dorothea Hester Catharina LANGE (1876), MOOC 6/9/156 #3179, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-XCDC?i=194&cat=331262 image 195/2181 : accessed 24 Mar 2017
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 34 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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 38 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 40 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
Marriage of a childJohannes Theodorus Gerhardus FerreiraAnna Magdalena Egberta GerickeView this family
September 29, 1873 (Age 47 years) Husband: 21 years Wife: 20 years
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Citation details: cf b4c4d1
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Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gerhardus FERREIRA (1930), MOOC 6/9/3785 #27993/1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HS3N-7?mode=g&i=290&cat=331262 image 291/1314 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Citation details: Marriage: Johannes Theodorus Gerhardus FERREIRA and Anna Magdalena Egbertha GERICKE (1873), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-83ZH-7?i=440&cat=959223 : accessed 30 Jan 2019
Marriage of a childPieter Daniel TerblansLea Jacoba GerickeView this family
September 29, 1873 (Age 47 years) Husband: 24 years Wife: 19 years
Citation details: Marriage: Pieter Daniel TERBLANS and Lea Jacoba GERICKE (1873), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-83D9-9?i=439&cat=959223 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 47 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a wifeDorothea Hester Catharina Lange
August 9, 1876 (Age 50 years) Age: 49 years
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Citation details: cf b4c5
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Citation details: Death notice: Dorothea Hester Catharina LANGE (1876), MOOC 6/9/156 #3179, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-XCDC?i=194&cat=331262 image 195/2181 : accessed 24 Mar 2017
MarriageSusanna Johanna Magdalena FoucheView this family
March 26, 1878 (Age 51 years) Husband: 50 years Wife: 23 years
Citation details: Marriage: Adriaan Marthinus GERICKE and Susanna Johanna Magdalena FOUCHE (1878), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-43GK-S?cat=244034 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
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Citation details: Death notice: Adriaan Marthinus GERICKE (1914), MOOC 6/9/757 #1750, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-TQ7L?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SDL%3A1598092349 : 28 September 2018), 007845006 > image 855 of 1290; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Apr 2020
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 54 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Jacoba Egberta Ferreira
October 9, 1881 (Age 55 years)

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Citation details: See daughter of b4c5d1 Anna Magdalena Egberta GERICKE *22.02.1852
Economic Event 1881 (Age 54 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 59 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.
Death of a fatherJohan Christiaan Gericke
September 26, 1887 (Age 61 years)
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Marriage of a grandchildMichiel Hendrik KochJacoba Egberta FerreiraView this family
April 10, 1900 (Age 73 years) Husband: 30 years Wife: 17 years
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Citation details: Marriage: Michiel Hendrik KOCH and Jacoba Egberta FERREIRA (1900), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-83ZL-T?i=1052&cat=959223 : accessed 26 Jan 2019
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Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 74 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 73 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 25 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 27 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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 77 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 79 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 84 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 85 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
Occupation
sheep farmer
before 1914 (Age 87 years)

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Citation details: Death registration Adriaan GERICKE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22019-26149-17?cc=1779109 : accessed 29 September 2015), 1914 > Mossel Bay > image 157 of 246; National Archives, Pretoria.
Residence before 1914 (Age 87 years)
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Citation details: Death registration Adriaan GERICKE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22019-26149-17?cc=1779109 : accessed 29 September 2015), 1914 > Mossel Bay > image 157 of 246; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: June 20, 1914
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death June 15, 1914 (Age 88 years) Age: 88 years 3 months
Address: Great Brak River, District Mossel Bay
Cause of death: bronchitis
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Citation details: Death registration Adriaan GERICKE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22019-26149-17?cc=1779109 : accessed 29 September 2015), 1914 > Mossel Bay > image 157 of 246; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: June 20, 1914
Quality of data: primary evidence
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Citation details: Death notice: Adriaan Marthinus GERICKE (1914), MOOC 6/9/757 #1750, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-TQ7L?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SDL%3A1598092349 : 28 September 2018), 007845006 > image 855 of 1290; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Apr 2020
  1. Generation 1
    1. Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke, sheep farmer (before 1914), son of Johan Christiaan Gericke and Lea Jacoba Stander, was born on April 18, 1826 in Geelhoutboom, George, Western Cape and died on June 15, 1914 in Wolwedans, Mossel Bay, Western Cape at the age of 88. He married 2 times. The first time he married Dorothea Hester Catharina Lange, daughter of Johan Frederik Lange and Anna Helena van Rensburg, on May 19, 1851 in Mossel Bay, Western Cape. She was born on February 21, 1827 and died on August 9, 1876 in Mossel Bay, Western Cape at the age of 49. The second time he married Susanna Johanna Magdalena Fouche on March 26, 1878 in Mossel Bay, Western Cape. She was born calculated 1855.

      Children of Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke and Dorothea Hester Catharina Lange:

      1. Anna Magdalena Egberta Gericke (1852)
      2. Lea Jacoba Gericke (1854)
      3. Dorothy Catharina Paulina Gericke (1859)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Anna Magdalena Egberta Gericke, daughter of Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke and Dorothea Hester Catharina Lange, was born on February 22, 1852. She married Johannes Theodorus Gerhardus Ferreira (father’s mother’s second cousin’s step-son’s son), son of Andries Hercules Ferreira and Geziena Johanna Keyter, on September 29, 1873 in George, Western Cape. He was born on December 12, 1852 in Dist. Mossel Bay, Western Cape and died between September 23, 1930 and September 24, 1930 in George, Western Cape.

      Children of Anna Magdalena Egberta Gericke and Johannes Theodorus Gerhardus Ferreira:

      1. Andries Herklaas Ferreira (1930)
      2. Dorothea Ferreira
      3. Gezina Ferreira (1930)
      4. Marthinus Ferreira (1930)
      5. Jacoba Egberta Ferreira (18811940)
      6. Johannes Burgers Ferreira
      7. Hendrik Esaias Ferreira
      8. Salmina Ferreira (1930)
      9. Georgina Ferreira (1930)
      10. Petrus Ferreira (1930)
      11. Esther Ferreira
    2. Lea Jacoba Gericke, daughter of Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke and Dorothea Hester Catharina Lange, was born calculated 1854. She married Pieter Daniel Terblans on September 29, 1873 in George, Western Cape. He was born calculated 1849.

    3. Dorothy Catharina Paulina Gericke, daughter of Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke and Dorothea Hester Catharina Lange, was born calculated 1859. She married Pieter Johannes Terblans.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Jacoba Egberta Ferreira

      Jacoba Egberta Ferreira, daughter of Johannes Theodorus Gerhardus Ferreira and Anna Magdalena Egberta Gericke, was born on October 9, 1881 and died on March 14, 1940 in Acacia District, Beaufort West, Western Cape at the age of 58. She married Michiel Hendrik Koch (father’s step-mother’s second cousin’s step-son’s son), son of Johannes Petrus “Jan” Koch and Johanna Andriëtta Teubes, on April 10, 1900 in George, Western Cape. He was born on October 18, 1867 and died on August 12, 1941 in Osplaas, De Doorns, Western Cape at the age of 73.