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Barend Francois Stevens1940

Name
Barend Francois Stevens
Given names
Barend Francois
Surname
Stevens
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881

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Note: First Boer War
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 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 September 1873
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Epidemic February 1904

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Birth of a son
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Cornelius Burgers “Piekie” Stevens
June 19, 1905
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK93-T2Q4 : accessed 31 October 2015), Cornelius Burgers Stevens, 16 Apr 1978.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Elsje Jacoba CLOETE (1945), VAB MHG #38642, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9L4-ZHVD?i=531&cat=195564 : accessed 14 Jan 2020
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
Epidemic 1912

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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
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918

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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
Economic Event October 1929

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945

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Note: World War II
Death June 27, 1940

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Elsje Jacoba CLOETE (1945), VAB MHG #38642, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9L4-ZHVD?i=531&cat=195564 : accessed 14 Jan 2020
  1. Generation 1
    1. Barend Francois Stevens. He died on June 27, 1940. He married Elsje Jacoba Cloete, daughter of Cornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete and Johanna Sophia Burgers.

      Children of Barend Francois Stevens and Elsje Jacoba Cloete:

      1. Private
      2. Cornelius Burgers “Piekie” Stevens (19051978)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Cornelius Burgers “Piekie” Stevens, son of Barend Francois Stevens and Elsje Jacoba Cloete, was born on June 19, 1905 in Rhodes, Eastern Cape and died on April 16, 1978 in Zastron, Free State at the age of 72.

      Cornelius Burgers “Piekie” Stevens had 5 children.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.