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Susanna Johanna de Wet

Name
Susanna Johanna de Wet
Given names
Susanna Johanna
Surname
de Wet
Married name
Susanna Johanna du Plessis
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
MarriageJohannes Petrus du PlessisView this family
December 19, 1773

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p135, b1c5d5.
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
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
Baptism of a sonPhilippus Arnoldus du Plessis
August 21, 1791
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p136, b1c5d5e9.
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
Historical Event March 5, 1797

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
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
Marriage of a childPhilippus Arnoldus du PlessisMaria Magdalena du PlessisView this family
June 5, 1813

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
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.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena du Plessis
July 12, 1814
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d5e9f1.
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
Marriage of a childPhilippus Arnoldus du PlessisMaria Elisabeth FouchéView this family
November 5, 1831
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

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

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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
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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 granddaughterMaria Magdalena du Plessis
July 15, 1844
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

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859

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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
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p136, b1c5d5e9.
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
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
Economic Event 1865
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Note: Economic depression
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
Deathyes

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

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

      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)