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Catharina Geertruyda PretoriusAge: 75 years17821857

Name
Catharina Geertruyda Pretorius
Given names
Catharina Geertruyda
Surname
Pretorius
Married name
Catharina Geertruyda Erasmus
Birth May 24, 1782 23 21

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p441, b5c3d8e1.
Baptism December 15, 1782 (Age 6 months)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p441, b5c3d8e1.
War 1784 (Age 19 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
MarriageDaniël Johannes ErasmusView this family
October 23, 1796 (Age 14 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Erasmus, p220, b3c9d2.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p441, b5c3d8e1.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 6 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 14 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Baptism of a sonHendrik Stephanus Erasmus
September 16, 1798 (Age 16 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Erasmus, p220, b3c9d2e1.
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p418, a4b3c5d5e3f1.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 20 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
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
Marriage of a childHendrik Stephanus ErasmusAnna Susanna SmitView this family
September 3, 1820 (Age 38 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Erasmus, p220, b3c9d2e1.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Lourens Francois ERASMUS (1905), VAB MHG #E841/1905, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-DN34-FF?i=103&cat=195564 : accessed 4 Oct 2018
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p418, a4b3c5d5e3f1.
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
Historical Event 1835 (Age 52 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a motherGeertruyda Grobbelaar
July 17, 1837 (Age 55 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p441, b5c3d8.
Birth of a grandson
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Lourens Francois Erasmus
calculated August 1837 (Age 55 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Lourens Francois ERASMUS (1905), VAB MHG #E841/1905, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-DN34-FF?i=103&cat=195564 : accessed 4 Oct 2018
Town founded 1844 (Age 61 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
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
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
Death June 24, 1857 (Age 75 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p441, b5c3d8e1.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Catharina Geertruyda Pretorius, daughter of Hendrik Stephanus Pretorius and Geertruyda Grobbelaar, was born on May 24, 1782 and died on June 24, 1857 in Wildebeesfontein, Dist. Smithfield, Free State at the age of 75. She married Daniël Johannes Erasmus (mother’s half-sister’s brother-in-law), son of Jacob Erasmus and Ester Bockelenberg, on October 23, 1796 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was baptized on September 15, 1776.

      Children of Catharina Geertruyda Pretorius and Daniël Johannes Erasmus:

      1. Hendrik Stephanus Erasmus (1798)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Hendrik Stephanus Erasmus, son of Daniël Johannes Erasmus and Catharina Geertruyda Pretorius, was baptized on September 16, 1798. He married Anna Susanna Smit (second cousin once removed descending), daughter of Jacobus Francois Smit and Johanna Jacoba Coetzer, on September 3, 1820 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on February 14, 1804 in Cradock, Eastern Cape and died on October 5, 1869 in Driefontein, Dist. Cradock, Eastern Cape at the age of 65.

      Children of Hendrik Stephanus Erasmus and Anna Susanna Smit:

      1. Lourens Francois Erasmus (18371905)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Lourens Francois Erasmus, son of Hendrik Stephanus Erasmus and Anna Susanna Smit, was born calculated August 1837 and died on December 19, 1905 in Harmonie, Winburg, Free State. He married Johanna Catharina Geertruida Erasmus (second cousin), daughter of Willem Petrus Erasmus and Gesina Cornelia Dorothea Els, in Somerset East, Eastern Cape. She was born calculated January 1841 in Somerset East, Eastern Cape and died on June 18, 1940 in Parys, Free State.

      Children of Lourens Francois Erasmus and Johanna Catharina Geertruida Erasmus:

      1. Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus (18671906)