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Johannes Petrus du Plessis1750

Name
Johannes Petrus du Plessis
Given names
Johannes Petrus
Surname
du Plessis
Baptism October 18, 1750
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p135, b1c5d5.
Historical Event 1754 (Age 3 years)

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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
Baptism of a sisterRachel Magdalena du Plessis
July 4, 1754 (Age 3 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Preez, p330, b4c2d1.
Epidemic May 1, 1755 (Age 4 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Baptism of a brotherPhillipus du Plessis
April 4, 1762 (Age 11 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d11.
Baptism of a brotherAndries Jacobus du Plessis
July 8, 1764 (Age 13 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d12.
Baptism of a sisterCecilia du Plessis
February 1, 1767 (Age 16 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p140, b1c5d13.
Baptism of a sisterGeertruy Johanna du Plessis
May 13, 1770 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p548, b2c10d4e5.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p140, b1c5d15.
Baptism of a brotherCharl Petrus du Plessis
October 13, 1771 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p140, b1c5d16.
MarriageSusanna Johanna de WetView this family
December 19, 1773 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p135, b1c5d5.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 25 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780 (Age 30 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 29 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Marriage of a siblingGerrit van der LindeCecilia du PlessisView this family
December 19, 1784 (Age 34 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Linde, p120, a2b3c3.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p140, b1c5d13.
War 1784 (Age 33 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Marriage of a siblingAndries Jacobus du PlessisAnna Margaretha RoosView this family
January 8, 1786 (Age 35 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Linde, p122, b3c10.
Text:

BEF 1801

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d12.
Marriage of a siblingPhillipus du PlessisMaria Magdalena MyburghView this family
December 5, 1790 (Age 40 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d11.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p756, b2c2d2.
Marriage of a siblingJacobus Schalk van der MerweGeertruy Johanna du PlessisView this family
March 20, 1791 (Age 40 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p548, b2c10d4e5.
Text:

02 MAR 1791

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p140, b1c5d15.
Text:

20 MAR 1791

War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 38 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Baptism of a sonPhilippus Arnoldus du Plessis
August 21, 1791 (Age 40 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p136, b1c5d5e9.
Historical Event 1795 (Age 44 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 46 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Death of a brotherAndries Jacobus du Plessis
before 1801 (Age 50 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Linde, p122, b3c10.
Marriage of a siblingJohannes Arnoldus de LangeGeertruy Johanna du PlessisView this family
October 18, 1801 (Age 51 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p140, b1c5d15.
Marriage of a siblingCharl Petrus du PlessisGesina Maria du ToitView this family
October 18, 1801 (Age 51 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p140, b1c5d16.
Text:

x Tulbagh

Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p290, b8c13d7.
Text:

x Kaapstad

Note: Either Tulbagh (SAG 8) or Cape Town (SAG 13)
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 58 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Marriage of a siblingClaas PrinslooGeertruy Johanna du PlessisView this family
September 28, 1812 (Age 61 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p140, b1c5d15.
Town founded 1812 (Age 61 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Marriage of a childPhilippus Arnoldus du PlessisMaria Magdalena du PlessisView this family
June 5, 1813 (Age 62 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p136, b1c5d5e9.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d11e3.
Birth of a granddaughter
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Maria Magdalena du Plessis
April 14, 1814 (Age 63 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice Maria Magdalena DU PLESSIS (1844), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-6TZ1?mode=g&i=936&cat=331262 image 937/2225 : accessed 2 Apr 2017
Text:

CAL APR 1814

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d5e9f1.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 52 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena du Plessis
July 12, 1814 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d5e9f1.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 67 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 69 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
Economic Event 1825 (Age 74 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Marriage of a childPhilippus Arnoldus du PlessisMaria Elisabeth FouchéView this family
November 5, 1831 (Age 81 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p136, b1c5d5e9.
Marriage of a childPhilippus Arnoldus du PlessisMaria Jacoba de VilliersView this family
after 1831 (Age 80 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p136, b1c5d5e9.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 84 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildJohannes Izaak Frederik MaraisMaria Magdalena du PlessisView this family
April 13, 1839 (Age 88 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Magdalena DU PLESSIS (1844), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-6TZ1?mode=g&i=936&cat=331262 image 937/2225 : accessed 2 Apr 2017
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d5e9f1.
Death of a brotherPhillipus du Plessis
July 20, 1839 (Age 88 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d11.
Death of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena du Plessis
July 15, 1844 (Age 93 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice Maria Magdalena DU PLESSIS (1844), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-6TZ1?mode=g&i=936&cat=331262 image 937/2225 : accessed 2 Apr 2017
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d5e9f1.
Text:

† voor 1860

Town founded 1844 (Age 93 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 106 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Death of a sonPhilippus Arnoldus du Plessis
March 23, 1860 (Age 109 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p136, b1c5d5e9.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 110 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
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
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 101 years)

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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 (Age 103 years)

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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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 114 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 116 years)
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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
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Johannes Petrus du Plessis, son of Johannes du Plessis and Anna Claudina Roux, was baptized on October 18, 1750 in Paarl, Western Cape. He married Susanna Johanna de Wet on December 19, 1773.

      Children of Johannes Petrus du Plessis and Susanna Johanna de Wet:

      1. Philippus Arnoldus du Plessis (17911860)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Philippus Arnoldus du Plessis, son of Johannes Petrus du Plessis and Susanna Johanna de Wet, was baptized on August 21, 1791 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on March 23, 1860 in Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 68. He married 3 times. The first time he married Maria Magdalena du Plessis (first cousin), daughter of Phillipus du Plessis and Maria Magdalena Myburgh, on June 5, 1813. She was baptized on August 16, 1795 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. The second time he married Maria Elisabeth Fouché on November 5, 1831 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. The third time he married Maria Jacoba de Villiers after 1831. She was born calculated 1799 and died on March 11, 1856 in Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Philippus Arnoldus du Plessis and Maria Magdalena du Plessis:

      1. Maria Magdalena du Plessis (18141844)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Maria Magdalena du Plessis, daughter of Philippus Arnoldus du Plessis and Maria Magdalena du Plessis, was born on April 14, 1814 in Dist. Worcester, Western Cape and died on July 15, 1844 in Agter-Sneeuberg, Dist. Cradock, Eastern Cape at the age of 30. She married Johannes Izaak Frederik Marais (mother’s step-father’s first cousin’s step-son), son of Izak Marais and Machteld Grobbelaar, on April 13, 1839 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on December 30, 1809.

      Children of Maria Magdalena du Plessis and Johannes Izaak Frederik Marais:

      1. Maria Magdalena Marais (18401912)