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Elizabeth Sophia Beevor

Name
Elizabeth Sophia Beevor
Given names
Elizabeth Sophia
Surname
Beevor
Married name
Elizabeth Sophia Hutton
MarriageHenry HuttonView 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, p37, b13.
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
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
Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a daughter
#1
Julia Hutton
August 18, 1829
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p36, b13.
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
Marriage of a childCarel Friedrich Joubert WatermeyerJulia HuttonView this family
November 9, 1864
Address: St John's Church, Wynberg
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p36, b13.
Citation details: Marriage: Carl Frederick Joubert WATERMEYER and Julia HUTTON (1864), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-9V5H?cat=244034 : accessed 19 Apr 2020
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
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Maud Emily Watermeyer
December 3, 1865
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Estate papers: James Vipan Maitland WATERMEYER (1939), TAB MHG #1939/39, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-N9V8-P?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BP1%3A1590242748 : 16 December 2016), 007818061 > image 1531 of 2270; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p37, b13c4.
Text:

04 DEC 1865

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Citation details: Estate paper: George Walter VIPAN (1932) with baptism of Maud Emily WATERMEYER, MOOC 6/9/4079 #33773, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91W-59CM-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SMF%3A1598062345 : 12 September 2017), 007736403 > image 10 of 1441; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 19 Apr 2020
Economic Event 1865
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Note: Economic depression
Baptism of a granddaughterMaud Emily Watermeyer
January 6, 1866
Address: St John's Church, Wynberg
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Estate paper: George Walter VIPAN (1932) with baptism of Maud Emily WATERMEYER, MOOC 6/9/4079 #33773, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91W-59CM-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SMF%3A1598062345 : 12 September 2017), 007736403 > image 10 of 1441; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 19 Apr 2020
Birth of a grandson
#2
Joubert Henry Hutton Watermeyer
March 7, 1867
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Estate papers: James Vipan Maitland WATERMEYER (1939), TAB MHG #1939/39, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-N9V8-P?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BP1%3A1590242748 : 16 December 2016), 007818061 > image 1531 of 2270; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p37, b13c5.
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
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Adelaide Sophia Louisa Watermeyer
August 2, 1868
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Estate papers: James Vipan Maitland WATERMEYER (1939), TAB MHG #1939/39, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-N9V8-P?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BP1%3A1590242748 : 16 December 2016), 007818061 > image 1531 of 2270; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p37, b13c6.
Birth of a grandson
#4
James Vipan Maitland Watermeyer
October 12, 1869
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p37, b13c7.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Baptism James Vipan Maitland WATERMEYER: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVS4-532Y : accessed 12 September 2015
Citation details: Gravestone: Vipan Maitland WATERMEYER (1870-1939), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=2989218 : accessed 12 Sep 2015
Baptism of a grandsonJames Vipan Maitland Watermeyer
November 14, 1869
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Baptism James Vipan Maitland WATERMEYER: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVS4-532Y : accessed 12 September 2015
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
Marriage of a grandchildGeorge Walter VipanMaud Emily WatermeyerView this family
December 31, 1884 Husband: 30 years Wife: 19 years
Address: St John's Church, Wynberg
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Estate papers: James Vipan Maitland WATERMEYER (1939), TAB MHG #1939/39, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-N9V8-P?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BP1%3A1590242748 : 16 December 2016), 007818061 > image 1531 of 2270; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p37, b13c4.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Maud Emily WATERMEYER (1944), MOOC 6/9/11217 #94599/1944, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91C-CD9K?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S41%3A1598072400 : 12 September 2017), 007739825 > image 768 of 1737; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Citation details: Marriage: George Walter VIPAN and Maud Emily WATERMEYER (1884), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-8Y6?i=726&cat=244034 : accessed 19 Apr 2020
Source: Morning Post
Publication: Newspaper, The British Newspaper Archive
Citation details: Marriage: George Walter VIPAN and Maud Emily WATERMEYER (1885), 3 Feb 1885 p1., https://search.findmypast.com/bna/viewarticle?id=bl%2f0000174%2f18850203%2f003 : accessed 19 Apr 2020
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
Marriage of a grandchildJames Vipan Maitland WatermeyerBertha Lilian LiefeldtView this family
October 2, 1901 Husband: 32 years Wife: 22 years
Address: The Church of St John the Evangelist, East London
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p37, b13c7.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death noice: James Vipan Maitland WATERMEYER (1939), TAB MHG #1939/39, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-N9PS-N?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BP1%3A1590242748 : 16 December 2016), 007818061 > image 1523 of 2270; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Marriage: Vipan Maitland WATERMEYER and Bertha Lilian LIEFEDLT (1901), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C919-Q3MK-B?cat=671879 : accessed 19 Apr 2020
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
Epidemic February 1904

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Death of a daughterJulia Hutton
June 13, 1907
Address: off Riverstone Road, Wynberg
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p37, b13.
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Julia HUTTON: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-21992-9825-97?cc=1779109 : accessed 27 September 2015), 1907 > Wynberg > image 688 of 1315; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: June 13, 1907
Quality of data: primary evidence
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
  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Elizabeth Sophia Beevor and Henry Hutton:

      1. Julia Hutton (18291907)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Julia Hutton, daughter of Henry Hutton and Elizabeth Sophia Beevor, 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. She married Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer, son of Gottfried Andreas Watermeyer and Anna Catharina Carolina Poggenpoel, on November 9, 1864 in Wynberg, Western Cape. He was born on January 2, 1815 and died on May 16, 1901 in Forest Cottage, Wynberg, Western Cape at the age of 86.

      Children of Julia Hutton and Carel Friedrich Joubert Watermeyer:

      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. 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)
    2. 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)