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Joseph Frederick BothaAge: 22 years18971919

Joseph Frederick Botha
Given names
Joseph Frederick
Birth 1897 29 26

Publication: email dated 7 Sep 2015
Citation details: H3
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Johanna Catharina Botha
March 13, 1900 (Age 3 years)

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Citation details: H4
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 4 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 2 years)

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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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 7 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 9 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Birth of a brotherAlfonso Botha
July 23, 1908 (Age 11 years)

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Citation details: H6
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 13 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Birth of a brotherTheodorus “Theo” Botha
January 10, 1912 (Age 15 years)

Citation details: Gravestone: Theo BOTHA (1912-1981), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1201688 : accessed 4 June 2016
Epidemic 1912 (Age 15 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherMarthinus Johannes Botha
July 14, 1915 (Age 18 years) Age: 77 years 5 months
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Marthinus Johannes BOTHA (1915), MOOC 6/9/795 #2172, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-998L-Q?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SDG%3A1598092342 : 28 September 2018), 007845009 > image 621 of 1314; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 25 Dec 2019
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 17 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 21 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
Death 1919 (Age 22 years)

Publication: email dated 7 Sep 2015
Citation details: H3
  1. Generation 1
    1. Joseph Frederick Botha, son of Joseph Frederik Botha and Henrietta Adriana Meintjies Olivier, was born in 1897 and died in 1919 at the age of 22.