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Johan Christiaan GerickeAge: 89 years17981887

Name
Johan Christiaan Gericke
Surname
Gericke
Birth about 1798 57 24
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
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War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 5 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 11 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 14 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 20 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
MarriageLea Jacoba StanderView this family
April 4, 1819 (Age 21 years)
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: cf b4
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Stander, p114, b8c8.
Historical Event 1820 (Age 22 years)

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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 (Age 27 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a son
#1
Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke
April 18, 1826 (Age 28 years)
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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 37 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a fatherJohan Godfried Gericke
March 21, 1837 (Age 39 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 motherAnna Barbara Gerber
August 20, 1843 (Age 45 years) Age: 69 years 8 months
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Citation details: cf a1 xx
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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
Quality of data: primary evidence
Town founded 1844 (Age 46 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a childAdriaan Johan Marthinus GerickeDorothea Hester Catharina LangeView this family
May 19, 1851 (Age 53 years) 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
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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 granddaughter
#1
Anna Magdalena Egberta Gericke
February 22, 1852 (Age 54 years)

Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: b4c5d1
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Lea Jacoba Gericke
calculated 1854 (Age 56 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 59 years)

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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 (Age 61 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 63 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
Marriage of a grandchildJohannes Theodorus Gerhardus FerreiraAnna Magdalena Egberta GerickeView this family
September 29, 1873 (Age 75 years) Husband: 21 years Wife: 20 years
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
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 grandchildPieter Daniel TerblansLea Jacoba GerickeView this family
September 29, 1873 (Age 75 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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 82 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 54 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 56 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 67 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 69 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 75 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Marriage of a childAdriaan Johan Marthinus GerickeSusanna Johanna Magdalena FoucheView this family
March 26, 1878 (Age 80 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
Economic Event 1881 (Age 83 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 88 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 September 26, 1887 (Age 89 years)
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: b4
  1. Generation 1
    1. Johan Christiaan Gericke, son of Johan Godfried Gericke and Anna Barbara Gerber, was born about 1798 in George, Western Cape and died on September 26, 1887 in Mossel Bay, Western Cape. He married Lea Jacoba Stander, daughter of Adriaan Stander and Geertruyda Elizabeth Barnard, on April 4, 1819 in George, Western Cape. She was born about 1801.

      Children of Johan Christiaan Gericke and Lea Jacoba Stander:

      1. Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke (18261914)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    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)
  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.