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Anna Helena van Rensburg

Name
Anna Helena van Rensburg
Given names
Anna Helena
Surname
van Rensburg
Married name
Anna Helena Lange
Also known as
Anna Janse van Rensburg
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795

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Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in.The start of free trade was announced
Historical Event March 5, 1797

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Natural disaster 1809

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
MarriageJohan Frederik LangeView this family
September 3, 1815
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: cf b4c5
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Lange, p35, b8.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Town founded August 27, 1818

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier
Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a daughter
#1
Dorothea Hester Catharina Lange
February 21, 1827

Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: cf b4c5
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Lange, p36, b8c4.
Baptism of a daughterDorothea Hester Catharina Lange
February 26, 1828
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Lange, p36, b8c4.
Death of a husbandJohan Frederik Lange
before June 8, 1834

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Lange, p35, b8.
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a childBedford BrownDorothea Hester Catharina LangeView this family
September 13, 1847
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Lange, p36, b8c4.
Citation details: Marriage: Bedford BROWN and Dorothea Hester Catharina LANGE (1847), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-WWK4?i=439&cat=244034 : accessed 21 Apr 2020
Marriage of a childAdriaan Johan Marthinus GerickeDorothea Hester Catharina LangeView this family
May 19, 1851 Husband: 25 years Wife: 24 years
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
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
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 granddaughter
#1
Anna Magdalena Egberta Gericke
February 22, 1852

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

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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

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Dorothy Catharina Paulina Gericke
calculated 1859

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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

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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
Marriage of a grandchildJohannes Theodorus Gerhardus FerreiraAnna Magdalena Egberta GerickeView this family
September 29, 1873 Husband: 21 years Wife: 20 years
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: cf b4c4d1
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 grandchildPieter Daniel TerblansLea Jacoba GerickeView this family
September 29, 1873 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
Death of a daughterDorothea Hester Catharina Lange
August 9, 1876 Age: 49 years
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: cf b4c5
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881

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Note: First Boer War
Epidemic February 1, 1901

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
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
Economic Event 1865
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867
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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
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881
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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
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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 1904

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Anna Helena van Rensburg. She married Johan Frederik Lange, son of Johann Friedrich Lange and Margaretha Lombard, on September 3, 1815 in George, Western Cape. He was baptized on February 10, 1793 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died before June 8, 1834.

      Children of Anna Helena van Rensburg and Johan Frederik Lange:

      1. Dorothea Hester Catharina Lange (18271876)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Dorothea Hester Catharina Lange, daughter of Johan Frederik Lange and Anna Helena van Rensburg, was born on February 21, 1827 and died on August 9, 1876 in Mossel Bay, Western Cape at the age of 49. She married 2 times. The first time she married Bedford Brown, son of John Brown and Elizabeth , on September 13, 1847 in Mossel Bay, Western Cape. He was born on February 9, 1818 in Exeter, Devon, England and died on July 19, 1848 at the age of 30. The second time she married Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke, son of Johan Christiaan Gericke and Lea Jacoba Stander, on May 19, 1851 in Mossel Bay, Western Cape. He 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.

      Children of Dorothea Hester Catharina Lange and Bedford Brown:

      1. Elizabeth Brown

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

      1. Anna Magdalena Egberta Gericke (1852)
      2. Lea Jacoba Gericke (1854)
      3. Dorothy Catharina Paulina Gericke (1859)
  3. Generation 3back 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.