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Anna Sophia van der Merwe1780

Name
Anna Sophia van der Merwe
Given names
Anna Sophia
Surname
van der Merwe
Birth December 26, 1780 41 39

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p546, b2c9d6e11.
MarriageHendrik van der MerweView this family
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Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p576, b2c13d4e3.
Historical Event 1780

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Baptism August 19, 1781 (Age 7 months)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p546, b2c9d6e11.
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid van der Merwe
April 1, 1784 (Age 3 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9.
Marriage of a siblingJohannes Lodewicus van der MerweMartha Sophia van der MerweView this family
May 18, 1784 (Age 3 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p542, b2c9d6e2.
War 1784 (Age 3 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 8 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 14 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 16 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Death of a fatherDavid Schalk van der Merwe
1800 (Age 19 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9d6.
Marriage of a siblingNicolaas van der MerweSusanna Margaretha LiebenbergView this family
February 21, 1802 (Age 21 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p546, b2c9d6e10(2).
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p318, b3c4d11e4f7.
Birth of a daughter
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Anna Sophia van der Merwe
March 30, 1810 (Age 29 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p577, b2c13d4e3f10.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 22 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 28 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Baptism of a daughterAnna Sophia van der Merwe
April 23, 1810 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p577, b2c13d4e3f10.
Town founded 1812 (Age 31 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 37 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 39 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
Death of a brotherIzaak van der Merwe
1821 (Age 40 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p545, b2c9d6e6.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 44 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Marriage of a childJan Frederick Johannes CombrinkAnna Sophia van der MerweView this family
March 4, 1827 (Age 46 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p577, b2c13d4e3f10.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Combrink, p644, b6c7d4.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 54 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a brotherNicolaas van der Merwe
June 30, 1844 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p546, b2c9d6e10(2).
Town founded 1844 (Age 63 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death of a brotherJohannes Lodewicus van der Merwe
August 13, 1845 (Age 64 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p542, b2c9d6e2.
Marriage of a childAlwyn Jacobus DippenaarAnna Sophia van der MerweView this family
August 16, 1852 (Age 71 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p348, b5c7.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 76 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 80 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 October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 118 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 71 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 73 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 84 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 86 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 92 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 99 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 100 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 105 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. Anna Sophia van der Merwe, daughter of David Schalk van der Merwe and Anna Maria Pretorius, was born on December 26, 1780. She married Hendrik van der Merwe (brother-in-law), son of Hendrik van der Merwe and Catharina Johanna Lubbe,. He was baptized on December 23, 1770.

      Children of Anna Sophia van der Merwe and Hendrik van der Merwe:

      1. Anna Sophia van der Merwe (1810)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Anna Sophia van der Merwe, daughter of Hendrik van der Merwe and Anna Sophia van der Merwe, was born on March 30, 1810. She married 2 times. The first time she married Jan Frederick Johannes Combrink (great-aunt’s aunt’s grandson), son of Jan Frederik Combrink and Christina Koen, on March 4, 1827 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was baptized on October 9, 1803 in Cape Town, Western Cape. The second time she married Alwyn Jacobus Dippenaar (first cousin’s son-in-law’s uncle), son of Michaelis Christoffel Dippenaar and Anna Smit, on August 16, 1852 in Bloemfontein, Free State. He was born on December 20, 1792 in Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on December 9, 1853 in Dist. Bloemfontein, Free State at the age of 60.