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Willem Jacobus CLOETE (1965)

Willem Jacobus CloeteAge: 80 years19011981

Name
Willem Jacobus Cloete
Given names
Willem Jacobus
Surname
Cloete
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Jacobus CLOETE (1937), MOOC 6/9/4997 #56972/1937, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-93F5-Z?i=584&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017 image 585/1542
Birth 1901 28 34
MarriagePetronella Johanna “Piekie” de VilliersView this family

Citation details: Death notice: Petronella Jacoba DE VILLIERS (1973), Estate Files, 387/73, 1973, https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/100847550, image 2/58 : accessed 20 July 2020
Epidemic February 1, 1901

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902

Source: Wikipedia
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 (Age 3 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Birth of a sisterJohanna Francina “Dollie” Cloete
July 9, 1904 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: Johanna Francina DELPORT (CLOETE), D015/M12
Death of a motherJacoba Ritchie Erlank
July 30, 1904 (Age 3 years) Age: 33 years 11 months
Address: Smith Street, Barkly East
Citation details: b4c1d12
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Jacoba Ritchie ERLANK: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-9728-5415-34?cc=1779109&wc=31DM-T36:139964701,140029801 : accessed 24 September 2015), 1904 > Barkly East > image 78 of 125; National Archives, Pretoria.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Jacoba Ritchie ERLANK (1904), MOOC 6/9/506 #2460/1904, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-W9B4-B?mode=g&i=1076&cat=331262 image 1077/2096 : accessed 22 Feb 2017
Note: Gravestone gives 29 July, while all other sources give 30 July.
Death of a sisterSophia Ritche Cloete
April 15, 1905 (Age 4 years)
Cause: Membranous croup
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Sophia Ritchie CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21988-26313-44?cc=1779109&wc=31DH-YWP:139965001,140029801 : accessed 24 September 2015), 1905 > Barkly East > image 39 of 144; National Archives, Pretoria.
Note: Child living with grandparents at time of death
Epidemic 1906 (Age 5 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Number of childrenPetronella Johanna “Piekie” de VilliersView this family
0

Citation details: Death notice: Petronella Jacoba DE VILLIERS (1973), Estate Files, 387/73, 1973, https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/100847550, image 2/58 : accessed 20 July 2020
Marriage of a parentWillem Jacobus CloeteCornelia Susanna “Nellie” WesselsView this family
April 25, 1907 (Age 6 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Jacobus CLOETE (1937), MOOC 6/9/4997 #56972/1937, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-93F5-Z?i=584&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017 image 585/1542
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Cornelia Susanna WESSELS and Willem Jacobus CLOETE (1907), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QG-RQVN?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-GPF%3A183083201%2C1301774502%2C1301774601 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Winburg > Marriages 1883-1899 1903-1904 1902-1955 > image 702 of 1280; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 16 Oct 2018
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 9 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 11 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
Birth of a half-brother… “Jannie” Cloete
before 1918 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a half-sisterNita Estelle Cloete
January 22, 1918 (Age 17 years)
Source: LT GEDCOM
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Jacobus CLOETE (1937), MOOC 6/9/4997 #56972/1937, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-93F5-Z?i=584&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017 image 585/1542
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 13 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 17 years)

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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
Death of a paternal grandfatherCornelius Willem Petrus “Lang Kerneels” Cloete
October 23, 1929 (Age 28 years)
Cause: diabetes, senility
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Cornelius Willem Petrus CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22056-65711-89?cc=1779109 : accessed 28 September 2015), 1929 > Barkly East > image 96 of 111; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: October 28, 1929
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Cornelius Willem Petrus CLOETE (1929), MOOC 6/9/3624 #24488/1929, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HSR1-J?i=891&cat=331262 : accessed 18 Feb 2017, image 892/1527
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 28 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Death of a half-brother… “Jannie” Cloete
before 1933 (Age 32 years) Age: ~15

Cause: Het aan sy hart gely
Note: Op 'n jong leeftyd oorlede.
Death of a fatherWillem Jacobus Cloete
November 1, 1937 (Age 36 years) Age: 65 years 4 months 25 days
Cause: haemorrhage of the brain and shock as the result of a motor car accident on the night of the 30/10/37
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration Willem Jacobus CLOETE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-179887-91?cc=1779109 : accessed 17 October 2015), 1937 > Barkly East > image 91 of 200; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: November 1, 1937
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Jacobus CLOETE (1937), MOOC 6/9/4997 #56972/1937, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-93F5-Z?i=584&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017 image 585/1542
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 38 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War II
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 60 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 60 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Death of a brotherCornelius Willem Petrus “Corneels” Cloete
February 26, 1967 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: Gravestone: Cornelius Willem Petrus CLOETE (1899-1967), Barkly East
Publication: Newspaper
Citation details: Memoriam: Cornelius Willem Petrus CLOETE (1967), 3 March 1967
Burial of a brotherCornelius Willem Petrus “Corneels” Cloete
March 1, 1967 (Age 66 years)
Publication: Newspaper
Citation details: Memoriam: Cornelius Willem Petrus CLOETE (1967), 3 March 1967
Death of a wifePetronella Johanna “Piekie” de Villiers
January 31, 1973 (Age 72 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Petronella Jacoba DE VILLIERS (1973), Estate Files, 387/73, 1973, https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/100847550, image 2/58 : accessed 20 July 2020
Death of a half-sisterNita Estelle Cloete
November 12, 1976 (Age 75 years)
Publication: Vol. 16, Wam-Wy (2008) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1176-4 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1176-6
Citation details: Watermeyer, p37, b13c7d5.
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKZQ-RVZK : 2 May 2016), Nita Estella Watermeyer, 12 Nov 1976; citing Death, Salisbury, Zimbabwe, National Archives, Harare; FHL microfilm 1,207,277 : accessed 10 Dec 2016
Text:

Salisbury, Rhodesia

Death March 23, 1981 Age: 80 years
Burial
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    1. Willem Jacobus Cloete

      Willem Jacobus Cloete, son of Willem Jacobus Cloete and Jacoba Ritchie Erlank, was born in 1901 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape and died on March 23, 1981 in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape at the age of 80. He married Petronella Johanna “Piekie” de Villiers (uncle’s third cousin’s step-daughter), daughter of Roelof Stephanus de Villiers and Elizabeth Gertruida Catharina Groenewald, in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape. She was born on January 6, 1907 in Caledon, Western Cape and died on January 31, 1973 in Aliwal North, Eastern Cape at the age of 66.

      Willem Jacobus Cloete and Petronella Johanna “Piekie” de Villiers had none children.