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Anna Helena du Toit1782

Name
Anna Helena du Toit
Given names
Anna Helena
Surname
du Toit
Married name
Anna Helena van Zyl
Baptism April 23, 1782

Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p280, a1b6c7d9.
Marriage of a siblingFrancois Jacobus du ToitAnna Elisabeth le RouxView this family
December 19, 1784 (Age 2 years)

Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p273, a1b6c7d1.
War 1784 (Age 20 months)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Historical Event 1795 (Age 12 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 14 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
MarriagePieter Gabriel van ZylView this family
May 5, 1799 (Age 17 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Gabriel VAN ZYL (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4950/1841, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQV6-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 941 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p280, a1b6c7d9.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 6 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Birth of a son
#1
Pieter Gabriel van Zyl
calculated August 1805 (Age 23 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Gabriel VAN ZYL (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4950/1841, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQV6-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 941 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Marriage of a siblingFrancois Jacobus du ToitMaria Gloudina VenterView this family
August 3, 1805 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p273, a1b6c7d1.
Birth of a son
#2
Francois Jacobus van Zyl
December 6, 1810 (Age 28 years)

Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 21 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 26 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Baptism of a sonFrancois Jacobus van Zyl
August 10, 1811 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
Town founded 1812 (Age 29 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 36 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 37 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 42 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Marriage of a childFrancois Jacobus van ZylHester Sophia DippenaarView this family
December 23, 1832 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p348, b5c7d1.
Marriage of a childPieter Gabriel van ZylMaria Magdalena CloeteView this family
about 1834 (Age 51 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Gabriel VAN ZYL (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4950/1841, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQV6-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 941 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Maria Gesina van Zyl
September 11, 1835 (Age 53 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Gabriel VAN ZYL (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4950/1841, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQV6-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 941 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Historical Event 1835 (Age 52 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Hester Aletta van Zyl
April 5, 1837 (Age 54 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Anna Francina van Zyl
November 15, 1839 (Age 57 years)

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Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Gabriel VAN ZYL (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4950/1841, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQV6-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 941 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Death of a sonPieter Gabriel van Zyl
April 11, 1841 (Age 58 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Gabriel VAN ZYL (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4950/1841, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQV6-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 941 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Town founded 1844 (Age 61 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a grandchildMichiel Christoffel DippenaarHester Aletta van ZylView this family
September 25, 1854 (Age 72 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
Citation details: Marriage: Michiel Christoffel DIPPENAAR and Hester Aletta VAN ZYL (1854), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-7V9R?i=482&cat=244034 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Death of a husbandPieter Gabriel van Zyl
May 13, 1857 (Age 75 years) Age: 78 years
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Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Gabriel VAN ZYL, Sr (1857), MOOC 6/9/78 #4472/1857, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CS47-2?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZX%3A1598082377 : 12 June 2018), 007844939 > image 437 of 2166; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 74 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 78 years)

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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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 98 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Death of a granddaughterHester Aletta van Zyl
October 5, 1899 (Age 117 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 117 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 69 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 71 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 82 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 84 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
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 91 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 98 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
Economic Event 1886 (Age 103 years)
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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.
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 118 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
  1. Generation 1
    1. Anna Helena du Toit, daughter of Francois du Toit and Sara Bockelenberg, was baptized on April 23, 1782. She married Pieter Gabriel van Zyl (aunt’s uncle’s great-grandson), son of Frederik van Zyl and Susanna Elizabeth Rossouw, on May 5, 1799. He was baptized on January 30, 1780 and died on May 13, 1857 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 77.

      Children of Anna Helena du Toit and Pieter Gabriel van Zyl:

      1. Pieter Gabriel van Zyl (18051841)
      2. Francois Jacobus van Zyl (1810)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Pieter Gabriel van Zyl, son of Pieter Gabriel van Zyl and Anna Helena du Toit, was born calculated August 1805 in Dist. Swellendam, Western Cape and died on April 11, 1841 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He married Maria Magdalena Cloete (niece’s mother-in-law’s first cousin), daughter of Cornelis Willem Cloete and Francina Elizabeth Joubert, about 1834. She was born on July 25, 1815 in Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on February 28, 1875 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 59.

      Children of Pieter Gabriel van Zyl and Maria Magdalena Cloete:

      1. Maria Gesina van Zyl (1835)
      2. Anna Francina van Zyl (1839)
    2. Francois Jacobus van Zyl, son of Pieter Gabriel van Zyl and Anna Helena du Toit, was born on December 6, 1810. He married Hester Sophia Dippenaar (brother-in-law’s wife’s first cousin), daughter of Alwyn Jacobus Dippenaar and Anna Sophia Burger, on December 23, 1832 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on October 27, 1816 in Sneeuberg, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Francois Jacobus van Zyl and Hester Sophia Dippenaar:

      1. Hester Aletta van Zyl (18371899)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Maria Gesina van Zyl, daughter of Pieter Gabriel van Zyl and Maria Magdalena Cloete, was born on September 11, 1835. She married Johannes Steyn.

    2. Anna Francina van Zyl, daughter of Pieter Gabriel van Zyl and Maria Magdalena Cloete, was born on November 15, 1839. She married Jacobus Wilkes.

    3. Hester Aletta van Zyl, daughter of Francois Jacobus van Zyl and Hester Sophia Dippenaar, was born on April 5, 1837 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on October 5, 1899 in Cambdeboo, Eastern Cape at the age of 62. She married Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar (second cousin), son of Daniel Jacobus Dippenaar and Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt, on September 25, 1854 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on July 20, 1831 in Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on February 12, 1914 in Onbedacht, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 82.

      Children of Hester Aletta van Zyl and Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar:

      1. Daniel Jacobus Dippenaar (18581919)
      2. Hester Sophia Dippenaar (18611940)
      3. Johanna Hendrika Dippenaar (18631941)
      4. Anna Sophia Dippenaar (18671883)
      5. Maria Elizabeth Dippenaar (18691925)
      6. Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar (18701940)
      7. Martha Maria Dippenaar (18731887)
      8. Francois Jacobus Dippenaar (18791951)