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Gertruida Cloete1777

Name
Gertruida Cloete
Given names
Gertruida
Surname
Cloete

Geertruy Cloete

Name
Geertruy Cloete
Given names
Geertruy
Surname
Cloete
Married name
Geertruy Nieuwoudt
Baptism August 17, 1777

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Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 3 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 2 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784 (Age 6 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Birth of a brotherCornelis Willem Cloete
calculated November 10, 1792 (Age 15 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelis Willem CLOETE (1872), MOOC 6/9/140 #8319, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-CGGZ?mode=g&i=1427&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
Note: Based on age at death
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 11 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Baptism of a brotherCornelis Willem Cloete
April 7, 1793 (Age 15 years)

Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9
Historical Event 1795 (Age 17 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 19 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
MarriageJohannes NieuwoudtView this family
November 23, 1800 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Margaretha Francina Nieuwoudt
January 31, 1802 (Age 24 years)

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Baptism of a daughterMargaretha Francina Nieuwoudt
February 7, 1802 (Age 24 years)
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5d1.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt
June 23, 1810 (Age 32 years)
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Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Note: Calcuated 15.11.1810 based on age at death
Marriage of a siblingCornelis Willem CloeteFrancina Elizabeth JoubertView this family
November 1811 (Age 34 years)
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Cloete, p592, b2c1d4e8f9.
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p52, #893, b5c7d1e6.
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Citation details: Death notice: Christiaan Cornelis CLOETE (1897), MOOC 6/9/368 #2274/1897, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-4S5Y-9?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8F%3A1598092314 : 12 September 2017), 007844970 > image 808 of 2117; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 25 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 31 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Baptism of a daughterJohanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt
October 17, 1810 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
Town founded 1812 (Age 34 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 41 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 42 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 childCarel Johannes LubbeMargaretha Francina NieuwoudtView this family
March 3, 1822 (Age 44 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Lubbe, p337, b12c3d9.
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5d1.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 47 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Marriage of a childDaniel Jacobus DippenaarJohanna Fredrika NieuwoudtView this family
September 5, 1830 (Age 53 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Birth of a grandson
#1
Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar
July 20, 1831 (Age 53 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Baptism of a grandsonMichiel Christoffel Dippenaar
October 2, 1831 (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 grandson
#2
Johannes “Jan” Dippenaar
December 21, 1832 (Age 55 years)
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Citation details: p323, b5c2d3e2.
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Note: His mother's death notice reports his birth date as 28 Dec 1833
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes “Jan” Dippenaar
February 3, 1833 (Age 55 years)
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Citation details: p323, b5c2d3e2.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 57 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a daughterJohanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt
July 12, 1839 (Age 61 years) Age: 28 years 7 months 27 days
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Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
Text:

Sewefontein

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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrica NIEUWOUDT (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3633/1839, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MPHY?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 1758 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Town founded 1844 (Age 66 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a siblingCornelis Willem CloeteElizabeth Margaretha KrugelView this family
after 1852 (Age 74 years)

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Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9
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Citation details: Death notice: Francina JOUBERT (1852), MOOC 6/9/58 #1386, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-KMG?i=1160&cat=331262 image 1161-2/2173 : accessed 3 March 2017
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Citation details: Death notice: Elizabetha Marguerita KRUGEL (1898), MOOC 6/9/379 #2504, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-X24H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8V%3A1598092309 : 27 April 2020), 007844971 > image 360 of 2282; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2020
Note: After death of his first wife
Marriage of a grandchildMichiel Christoffel DippenaarHester Aletta van ZylView this family
September 25, 1854 (Age 77 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 husbandJohannes Nieuwoudt
October 25, 1855 (Age 78 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p317, b5c2d3.
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p356, b5c5.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 79 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 83 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
Death of a brotherCornelis Willem Cloete
June 26, 1872 (Age 94 years) Age: 79 years 7 months 16 days
Address: Plasket Street, Graaff-Reinet
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Citation details: b2c1d4e8f9
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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelis Willem CLOETE (1872), MOOC 6/9/140 #8319, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-CGGZ?mode=g&i=1427&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p52, #893, b5c7d1e6.
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 74 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 76 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 87 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 89 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 96 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 103 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 103 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 108 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.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gertruida Cloete, daughter of Johannes Hendrik Cloete and Margaretha Rabie, was baptized on August 17, 1777. She married Johannes Nieuwoudt (sister-in-law’s uncle’s son-in-law), son of Johannes Nieuwoudt and Anna Minnaar, on November 23, 1800. He was born on April 17, 1764 in Dist. Swellendam, Western Cape and died on October 25, 1855 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 91.

      Children of Gertruida Cloete and Johannes Nieuwoudt:

      1. Margaretha Francina Nieuwoudt (1802)
      2. Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt (18101839)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Margaretha Francina Nieuwoudt, daughter of Johannes Nieuwoudt and Gertruida Cloete, was born on January 31, 1802. She married Carel Johannes Lubbe (father’s son-in-law’s aunt’s father), son of Willem Lubbe and Elizabeth Geertruy van der Merwe, on March 3, 1822 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born about 1785.

    2. Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt, daughter of Johannes Nieuwoudt and Gertruida Cloete, was born on June 23, 1810 in Langeberg, Dist. Swellendam, Western Cape and died on July 12, 1839 in Tweefonteinen, Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 29. She married Daniel Jacobus Dippenaar (first cousin’s wife’s first cousin), son of Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar and Maria Elizabeth Erasmus, on September 5, 1830 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on April 25, 1806 in Klein Sondagsrivier, Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on February 25, 1856 in Tweefontein, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 49.

      Children of Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt and Daniel Jacobus Dippenaar:

      1. Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar (18311914)
      2. Johannes “Jan” Dippenaar (18321901)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar, son of Daniel Jacobus Dippenaar and Johanna Fredrika Nieuwoudt, 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. He married Hester Aletta van Zyl (second cousin), daughter of Francois Jacobus van Zyl and Hester Sophia Dippenaar, on September 25, 1854 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She 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.

      Children of Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar and Hester Aletta van Zyl:

      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)