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Gottfried Andreas WatermeyerAge: 68 years17631832

Name
Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer
Given names
Gottfried Andreas
Surname
Watermeyer
Also known as
Godfried Andries
Birth November 9, 1763
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Baptism November 11, 1763 (Age 2 days)
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Text:

Lutherse Kerk St Jacobi, Hamburg, Duitsland

Note: St James = St Jacobi
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 12 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780 (Age 17 years)

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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 (Age 16 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784 (Age 20 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
MarriageMargaretha JoubertView this family
March 24, 1793 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Joubert, p180, b8c5d6.
Text:

Margaretha ~ 17.4.1768 x Paarl 24.3.1793 Godfried Andries WATERMEYER

Birth of a son
#1
Friedrich Stephanus Watermeyer
February 25, 1797 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, b3.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Frederick Stephanus WATERMEYER (1847), MOOC 6/9/43 #8991, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MS2C-X?mode=g&i=405&cat=331262 image 406/2283 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 25 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 31 years)

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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 (Age 33 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Baptism of a sonFriedrich Stephanus Watermeyer
March 5, 1797 (Age 33 years)
Religion: Lutheran
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, b3.
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 45 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 48 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Death of a wifeMargaretha Joubert
July 4, 1813 (Age 49 years)
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p625, #14980, b8c5d6.
MarriageAnna Catharina Carolina PoggenpoelView this family
between February 6, 1814 and February 9, 1814 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Birth of a son
#2
Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer
January 2, 1815 (Age 51 years)

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Citation details: Watermeyer, p36, b13.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 39 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a sonCarel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer
January 8, 1815 (Age 51 years)
Religion: Lutheran
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p36, b13.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 54 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 56 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
Marriage of a childFriedrich Stephanus WatermeyerAnna Maria ZiervogelView this family
August 12, 1821 (Age 57 years)
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, b3.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 61 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Death of a wifeAnna Catharina Carolina Poggenpoel
January 6, 1828 (Age 64 years)
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Death April 13, 1832 (Age 68 years)

Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer, son of Bernhard Friedrich Watermeyer and Anna Catherine Nobiling, was born on November 9, 1763 in Hamburg, Germany and died on April 13, 1832 at the age of 68. He married 2 times. The first time he married Margaretha Joubert (mother-in-law’s second cousin), daughter of Joshua Joubert and Maria Johanna Hugo, on March 24, 1793 in Paarl / Drakenstein, Western Cape. She was born on April 17, 1768 in Wellington, Western Cape and died on July 4, 1813 in Cape Town, Western Cape at the age of 45. The second time he married Anna Catharina Carolina Poggenpoel (wife’s second cousin’s daughter), daughter of Philippus Poggenpoel and Elisabeth Margaretha Joubert, between February 6, 1814 and February 9, 1814 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was born on December 16, 1789 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died on January 6, 1828 in Cape Town, Western Cape at the age of 38.

      Children of Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer and Margaretha Joubert:

      1. Friedrich Stephanus Watermeyer (17971847)

      Children of Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer and Anna Catharina Carolina Poggenpoel:

      1. Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer (18151901)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Friedrich Stephanus Watermeyer, businessman, commissioner of Sequestration Dept and farmer, son of Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer and Margaretha Joubert, 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. He married Anna Maria Ziervogel, daughter of Aegidius Benedictus Ziervogel and Beatrix Auret, on August 12, 1821 in Cape Town / Stellenbosch, Western Cape. She was born on February 23, 1804 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died about 1864.

    2. Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer, landed proprietor (before 1901), son of Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer and Anna Catharina Carolina Poggenpoel, was born on January 2, 1815 and died on May 16, 1901 in Forest Cottage, Wynberg, Western Cape at the age of 86. He married 2 times. The first time he married Johanna Wilhelmina “Nancy” Mackerel, daughter of William John Mackerel, on July 19, 1838 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was born on March 11, 1818 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died on September 8, 1857 in Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape at the age of 39. The second time he married Julia Hutton, daughter of Henry Hutton and Elizabeth Sophia Beevor, on November 9, 1864 in Wynberg, Western Cape. She was born on August 18, 1829 in Beaumont, Essex, England and died on June 13, 1907 in Wynberg, Western Cape at the age of 77.

      Children of Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer and Johanna Wilhelmina “Nancy” Mackerel:

      1. William Godfried Watermeyer (1840)
      2. Andreas Godfried Watermeyer (18411887)
      3. Joseph Mackrill Watermeyer (1843)

      Children of Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer and Julia Hutton:

      1. Maud Emily Watermeyer (18651944)
      2. Joubert Henry Hutton Watermeyer (18671944)
      3. Adelaide Sophia Louisa Watermeyer (18681949)
      4. James Vipan Maitland Watermeyer (18691939)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Andreas Godfried Watermeyer, son of Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer and Johanna Wilhelmina “Nancy” Mackerel, was born on July 30, 1841 in Green Point, Cape Town, Western Cape and died on June 28, 1887 in Wynberg, Western Cape at the age of 45. He married Augusta Smedmore .

      Children of Andreas Godfried Watermeyer and Augusta Smedmore :

      1. Harry Fleetwood Churchill Watermeyer (1873)
      2. Herbert William Anderson Watermeyer (1876)
    2. Maud Emily Watermeyer, daughter of Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer and Julia Hutton, was born on December 3, 1865 in Plumstead, Western Cape and died on August 30, 1944 in Runswick, Kenilworth, Cape Town, Western Cape at the age of 78. She married George Walter Vipan, son of James Vipan Vipan and Susanna Cooper Gray, on December 31, 1884 in Wynberg, Western Cape. He was born on April 14, 1854 in Cambridge, England and died on April 23, 1932 in Runswick, Wynberg, Cape Town, Western Cape at the age of 78.

      Children of Maud Emily Watermeyer and George Walter Vipan:

      1. Helen Maud Vipan
      2. Elsie Vipan
      3. Cecil Arthur Vipan (1918)
    3. James Vipan Maitland Watermeyer, son of Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer and Julia Hutton, was born on October 12, 1869 in Plumstead, Western Cape and died on February 22, 1939 in Barberton, Mpumalanga at the age of 69. He married Bertha Lilian Liefeldt on October 2, 1901 in East London, Eastern Cape. She was born on June 10, 1878 in Queenstown, Eastern Cape and died about 1949.

      Children of James Vipan Maitland Watermeyer and Bertha Lilian Liefeldt:

      1. Alastair Maitland Watermeyer (19021980)
      2. Ronald Maitland Watermeyer (19061983)
      3. Marjorie Maitland Watermeyer (19082008)
      4. Norman Maitland Watermeyer (19141944)
      5. John Maitland “Laurie” Watermeyer (19162000)