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David Johannes WelgemoedAge: 13 years18991913

Name
David Johannes Welgemoed
Given names
David Johannes
Surname
Welgemoed
Birth September 2, 1899 29 20

Death of a paternal grandfatherHendrik Paul Welgemoed
about 1899
Publication: Copy obtained in 2015
Citation details: b4c7, no place
Note: Questionable
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 16 months)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 39 days)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

Source: Wikipedia
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 4 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Birth of a brotherBarend Stephanus van der Merwe “Bennie” Welgemoed
May 7, 1906 (Age 6 years)

Epidemic 1906 (Age 6 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Birth of a sisterJohanna Hendrina Grobler “Babes” Welgemoed
January 11, 1908 (Age 8 years)
Note: Op 'n plaas. Haar broer "Ouboet" is op Palingkloof, Cradock Distrik gebore. Dalk dieselfde plaas?
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 10 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Birth of a brotherWillem Izak Welgemoed
July 20, 1911 (Age 11 years)

Epidemic 1912 (Age 12 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 sisterElizabeth Helena “Poppie” Welgemoed
February 19, 1913 (Age 13 years)

Citation details: Gravestone: Elizabeth Helena 'Poppie' BOTHA (1913-1980), (http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1201685 : accessed 4 June 2016
Residence 1913 (Age 13 years)
Address: Du Plessis Street
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration David Johannes WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21986-19722-34?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1913 > Tarka > image 40 of 116; National Archives, Pretoria.
Death April 3, 1913 (Age 13 years)
Cause of death: Inquest verdict: Accidental death from fracture of skull
Citation details: cf Stories: Ouma Babes - in haar eie woorde
Text:

'n Grondwal net buite Tarkastad op die Queenstown pad val op David en hy versmoor.

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Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration David Johannes WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21986-19722-34?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1913 > Tarka > image 40 of 116; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: April 3, 1913
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1913), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G56W-XQ6?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8M3%3A142477501%2C142185201 : 10 June 2019), Year Unknown > Tarka > image 47 of 316; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 22 Sep 2020
Burial
  1. Generation 1
    1. David Johannes Welgemoed, son of Hendrik Paul Welgemoed and Elizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed, was born on September 2, 1899 and died on April 3, 1913 in Commonage, Tarkastad, Eastern Cape at the age of 13.