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Samuel Albertus Laubscher

Name
Samuel Albertus Laubscher
Given names
Samuel Albertus
Surname
Laubscher
Birthyes

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Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844

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

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
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.
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
Birth of a daughter
#1
Margaretha Isabella “Magrieta” Laubscher
October 11, 1871
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Economic Event September 1873
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881
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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
Economic Event 1886
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Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Maria Jacoba “Miemie” Dippenaar
February 28, 1898

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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
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Jacoba “Miemie” Dippenaar
May 1, 1898
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Birth of a grandson
#2
Christoffel Francois Dippenaar
November 29, 1899
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War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902

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Note: Second Boer War
Baptism of a grandsonChristoffel Francois Dippenaar
February 4, 1900
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Epidemic February 1, 1901

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
Epidemic February 1904

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Birth of a grandson
#3
Samuel Loubser “Samie” Dippenaar
September 24, 1904
Citation details: Gravestone: Samuel Loubser DIPPENAAR (1904-1978) and Johanna Maria JOUBERT (1913-1999), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=2652441 : accessed 14 Oct 2018
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Baptism of a grandsonSamuel Loubser “Samie” Dippenaar
April 2, 1905
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Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Margaretha Isabella Dippenaar
October 4, 1906
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Epidemic 1906

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Baptism of a granddaughterMargaretha Isabella Dippenaar
January 14, 1907
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Birth of a grandson
#5
Michiel Dippenaar
May 1, 1910
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Historical Event May 31, 1910

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Baptism of a grandsonMichiel Dippenaar
July 10, 1910
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Epidemic 1912

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
Death of a daughterMargaretha Isabella “Magrieta” Laubscher
July 25, 1918
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War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918

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Note: Spanish flu: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world
Economic Event October 1929

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Marriage of a grandchildMichiel DippenaarAnna Catharina Susanna BoettgerView this family
June 23, 1936
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War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945

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Note: World War II
  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Samuel Albertus Laubscher:

      1. Margaretha Isabella “Magrieta” Laubscher (18711918)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Margaretha Isabella “Magrieta” Laubscher, daughter of Samuel Albertus Laubscher, was born on October 11, 1871 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on July 25, 1918 in Tweefontein, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 46. She married Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar, son of Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar and Hester Aletta van Zyl.

      Children of Margaretha Isabella “Magrieta” Laubscher and Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar:

      1. Maria Jacoba “Miemie” Dippenaar (18981988)
      2. Christoffel Francois Dippenaar (18991953)
      3. Private
      4. Samuel Loubser “Samie” Dippenaar (19041978)
      5. Margaretha Isabella Dippenaar (19061987)
      6. Michiel Dippenaar (19101983)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Christoffel Francois Dippenaar, son of Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar and Margaretha Isabella “Magrieta” Laubscher, was born on November 29, 1899 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on July 15, 1953 in Winburg, Free State at the age of 53.

    2. Samuel Loubser “Samie” Dippenaar, son of Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar and Margaretha Isabella “Magrieta” Laubscher, was born on September 24, 1904 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on May 2, 1978 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 73. He married Johanna Maria “Baps” Joubert (fourth cousin), daughter of Christiaan Gerhardus Joubert jnr and Johanna Maria “Hannie” Cloete.

      Samuel Loubser “Samie” Dippenaar and Johanna Maria “Baps” Joubert had 3 children.

    3. Michiel Dippenaar, son of Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar and Margaretha Isabella “Magrieta” Laubscher, was born on May 1, 1910 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on August 8, 1983 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 73. He married Anna Catharina Susanna Boettger, daughter of Gustav Boettger and Helena van Emminis, on June 23, 1936 in Humansdorp, Eastern Cape. She was born on January 1, 1910 in Heidelberg, Gauteng and died on July 7, 1974 in Bellville, Western Cape at the age of 64.