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Bernhard Friedrich Watermeyer

Name
Bernhard Friedrich Watermeyer
Given names
Bernhard Friedrich
Surname
Watermeyer
MarriageAnna Catherine NobilingView this family
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
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 son
#1
Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer
November 9, 1763
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Baptism of a sonGottfried Andreas Watermeyer
November 11, 1763
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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

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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
Marriage of a childGottfried Andreas WatermeyerMargaretha JoubertView this family
March 24, 1793
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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

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
Birth of a grandson
#1
Friedrich Stephanus Watermeyer
February 25, 1797
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, b3.
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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

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event March 5, 1797

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Baptism of a grandsonFriedrich Stephanus Watermeyer
March 5, 1797
Religion: Lutheran
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Marriage of a childGottfried Andreas WatermeyerAnna Catharina Carolina PoggenpoelView this family
between February 6, 1814 and February 9, 1814
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
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
Birth of a grandson
#2
Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer
January 2, 1815

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Citation details: Watermeyer, p36, b13.
Baptism of a grandsonCarel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer
January 8, 1815
Religion: Lutheran
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p36, b13.
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 grandchildFriedrich Stephanus WatermeyerAnna Maria ZiervogelView this family
August 12, 1821
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Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Death of a sonGottfried Andreas Watermeyer
April 13, 1832

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Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildCarel Friedrich Joubert WatermeyerJohanna Wilhelmina “Nancy” MackerelView this family
July 19, 1838
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Citation details: Watermeyer, p36, b13.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Bernhard Friedrich Watermeyer and Anna Catherine Nobiling:

      1. Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer (17631832)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    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)
  3. Generation 3back 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)