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Catharina van Dyk

Name
Catharina van Dyk
Given names
Catharina
Surname
van Dyk
Married name
Gerber
Birthyes

Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
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MarriageFranz Anton GerberView this family
yes

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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
Historical Event 1754

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Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony
Epidemic May 1, 1755

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Birth of a daughter
#1
Anna Barbara Gerber
calculated December 1773
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: cf a1 xx
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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
Historical Event July 1776

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780

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Note: Britain declares war on the Netherlands. French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English
Historical Event 1780

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
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
Birth of a grandson
#1
Johan Christiaan Gericke
about 1798
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

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
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
Town founded August 27, 1818

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Note: Cradock is founded
Marriage of a grandchildJohan Christiaan GerickeLea Jacoba StanderView this family
April 4, 1819
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

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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
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a daughterAnna Barbara Gerber
August 20, 1843 Age: 69 years 8 months
Publication: http://www.gisa.org.za/site/content/erol-gericke-0
Citation details: cf a1 xx
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
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
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
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Catharina van Dyk and Franz Anton Gerber:

      1. Anna Barbara Gerber (17731843)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Anna Barbara Gerber, daughter of Franz Anton Gerber and Catharina van Dyk, was born calculated December 1773 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died on August 20, 1843 in George, Western Cape. She married Johan Godfried Gericke, son of Johan Godfried Gericke,. He was born about 1741 in Saxony, Germany and died on March 21, 1837 in Geelhoutboom, George, Western Cape.

      Children of Anna Barbara Gerber and Johan Godfried Gericke:

      1. Johan Christiaan Gericke (17981887)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    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)