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Maria Magdalena van den Berg1765

Name
Maria Magdalena van den Berg
Given names
Maria Magdalena
Surname
van den Berg
Married name
Maria Magdalena du Plessis
Baptism March 24, 1765

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Berg, p223, b1c2d3.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 11 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780 (Age 15 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 14 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
MarriageDaniël du PlessisView this family
May 18, 1783 (Age 18 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d9.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Berg, p223, b1c2d3.
War 1784 (Age 18 years)

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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 (Age 23 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 29 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 31 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Birth of a son
#1
Jan Louis du Plessis
May 16, 1802 (Age 37 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p166, b2c4d9e10.
Baptism of a sonJan Louis du Plessis
June 27, 1802 (Age 37 years)
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 38 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 43 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 46 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 53 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 54 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
Marriage of a childJan Louis du PlessisAnna Elizabeth HoughView this family
November 6, 1825 (Age 60 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 59 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a grandson
#1
Daniël Jacobus du Plessis
calculated January 1826 (Age 60 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 69 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844 (Age 78 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 91 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 96 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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 115 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 86 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 88 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 99 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 101 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 of a sonJan Louis du Plessis
July 23, 1872 (Age 107 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.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 108 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 115 years)
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Maria Magdalena van den Berg, daughter of Jacobus van den Berg and Martha Diederikse, was baptized on March 24, 1765. She married Daniël du Plessis (first cousin’s wife’s husband’s uncle), son of Charl du Plessis and Maria van Ellewee, on May 18, 1783. He was baptized on July 10, 1757 in Paarl, Western Cape.

      Children of Maria Magdalena van den Berg and Daniël du Plessis:

      1. Jan Louis du Plessis (18021872)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    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)
  3. Generation 3back 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)