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Aegidius Benedictus Ziervogel

Name
Aegidius Benedictus Ziervogel
Given names
Aegidius Benedictus
Surname
Ziervogel
MarriageBeatrix AuretView this family
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Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, b3.
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
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
Birth of a daughter
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Anna Maria Ziervogel
February 23, 1804
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, b3.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a daughterAnna Maria Ziervogel
February 26, 1804
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, b3.
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
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
Marriage of a childFriedrich Stephanus WatermeyerAnna Maria ZiervogelView this family
August 12, 1821
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, b3.
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
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
Death of a daughterAnna Maria Ziervogel
about 1864

Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, b3.
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
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
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
  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Aegidius Benedictus Ziervogel and Beatrix Auret:

      1. Anna Maria Ziervogel (18041864)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Anna Maria Ziervogel, daughter of Aegidius Benedictus Ziervogel and Beatrix Auret, was born on February 23, 1804 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died about 1864. She married Friedrich Stephanus Watermeyer, son of Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer and Margaretha Joubert, on August 12, 1821 in Cape Town / Stellenbosch, Western Cape. He was born on February 25, 1797 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died on May 31, 1847 in Cape Town, Western Cape at the age of 50.