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Jan Louis du PlessisAge: 70 years18021872

Name
Jan Louis du Plessis
Given names
Jan Louis
Surname
du Plessis
Birth May 16, 1802 44 37

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p166, b2c4d9e10.
Baptism June 27, 1802 (Age 42 days)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p166, b2c4d9e10.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 12 months)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 6 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 9 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 16 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 17 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
MarriageAnna Elizabeth HoughView this family
November 6, 1825 (Age 23 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Jacobus DU PLESSIS (1894), MOOC 6/9/335 #2748, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-FQ9D-P?mode=g&i=157&cat=331262 image 158/2039 : accessed 6 Apr 2017
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p166, b2c4d9e10.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 22 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a son
#1
Daniël Jacobus du Plessis
calculated January 1826 (Age 23 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Jacobus DU PLESSIS (1894), MOOC 6/9/335 #2748, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-FQ9D-P?mode=g&i=157&cat=331262 image 158/2039 : accessed 6 Apr 2017
Historical Event 1835 (Age 32 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844 (Age 41 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Birth of a grandson
#1
Petrus Johannes du Plessis
calculated August 1851 (Age 49 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Johannes DU PLESSIS (1899), MOOC 6/9/392 #2408, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8SMQ-8?i=1983&cat=331262 image 1984/2166 : accessed 6 Apr 2017
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Anna Elizabeth Christina du Plessis
July 1853 (Age 51 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Christina DU PLESSIS (1914), MOOC 6/9/770 #2856, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-Q99L-R?mode=g&i=1121&cat=331262 image 1122/1277 : accessed 6 Apr 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 54 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 58 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
Marriage of a grandchildWillem Isaak GroblerAnna Elizabeth Christina du PlessisView this family
February 14, 1870 (Age 67 years)
Publication: ISBN 0 620 10291 8
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 49 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 51 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 62 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 64 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
Death July 23, 1872 (Age 70 years) Age: 70 years 7 months 7 days
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p166, b2c4d9e10.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Jan Louis du Plessis, son of Daniël du Plessis and Maria Magdalena van den Berg, was born on May 16, 1802 and died on July 23, 1872 in Dist. Albert, Eastern Cape at the age of 70. He married Anna Elizabeth Hough, daughter of Andries Petrus Hough and Maria Christina de Wegen, on November 6, 1825 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She died on October 17, 1880 in Driefontein, Dist. Albert, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Jan Louis du Plessis and Anna Elizabeth Hough:

      1. Daniël Jacobus du Plessis (18261894)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Daniël Jacobus du Plessis, son of Jan Louis du Plessis and Anna Elizabeth Hough, was born calculated January 1826 in Dist. Albert, Eastern Cape and died on November 9, 1894 in Venterstad, Eastern Cape. He married Anna Christina van den Heever.

      Children of Daniël Jacobus du Plessis and Anna Christina van den Heever:

      1. Petrus Johannes du Plessis (18511899)
      2. Anna Elizabeth Christina du Plessis (18531914)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Petrus Johannes du Plessis, son of Daniël Jacobus du Plessis and Anna Christina van den Heever, was born calculated August 1851 and died on July 28, 1899. He married Judith Magdalena Maria Grobler (sister-in-law), daughter of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal,. She was born on July 23, 1849.

    2. Anna Elizabeth Christina du Plessis, daughter of Daniël Jacobus du Plessis and Anna Christina van den Heever, was born in July 1853 in Boesmanspoort, Colesberg, Northern Cape and died on November 17, 1914 in Venterstad, Eastern Cape at the age of 61. She married Willem Isaak Grobler (brother-in-law), son of Willem Isaak Grobler and Judith Magdalena Odendaal, on February 14, 1870 in Colesberg, Northern Cape. He was born on March 27, 1844 in Cradock, Eastern Cape and died in January 1903 at the age of 58.