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Cecilia Margaretha SwanepoelAge: 43 years17921836

Name
Cecilia Margaretha Swanepoel
Given names
Cecilia Margaretha
Surname
Swanepoel
Married name
Cecilia Margaretha van der Merwe
Birth December 4, 1792 30
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p544, b2c9d6e4f2.
MarriageDavid Schalk 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, p544, b2c9d6e4f2.
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 2 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 4 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 10 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 16 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 19 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 25 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 27 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 32 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a son
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Pieter Andries van der Merwe
August 18, 1831 (Age 38 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Andries VAN DER MERWE (1864), MOOC 6/9/108 #1291, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-VRFC?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZP%3A1598082375 : 28 September 2018), 007844942 > image 571 of 2278; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa: accessed 30 Sep 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Gravestone: Pieter Andries VAN DER MERWE (1831-1864), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=147185 : accessed 20 Sep 2018
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p544, b2c9d6e4f2g8.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 42 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death July 22, 1836 (Age 43 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p544, b2c9d6e4f2.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Cecilia Margaretha Swanepoel, daughter of Johannes Jochemus Swanepoel and Cecilia Anna Coetsee, was born on December 4, 1792 in Nuweveld, Beaufort West, Western Cape and died on July 22, 1836 in Cambdeboo, Eastern Cape at the age of 43. She married David Schalk van der Merwe (great-aunt’s son-in-law’s great-nephew), son of Roelof van der Merwe and Maria Magdalena van den Berg,. He was baptized on September 16, 1791 in Tulbagh, Western Cape.

      Children of Cecilia Margaretha Swanepoel and David Schalk van der Merwe:

      1. Pieter Andries van der Merwe (18311864)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Pieter Andries van der Merwe, son of David Schalk van der Merwe and Cecilia Margaretha Swanepoel, was born on August 18, 1831 in Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on August 27, 1864 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 33. He married Francina Elizabeth Cloete (father’s second cousin’s sister-in-law), daughter of Cornelis Willem Cloete and Francina Elizabeth Joubert, on November 19, 1855 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on April 24, 1833 in Klipdrift, Cambdeboo, Eastern Cape and died on February 14, 1904 in Birkhall, Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 70.

      Children of Pieter Andries van der Merwe and Francina Elizabeth Cloete:

      1. Francina Elizabeth van der Merwe (1856)
      2. David Schalk van der Merwe (1857)
      3. Cornelis Willem van der Merwe (18611944)
      4. Pieter Andries van der Merwe (18621941)
      5. Cecilia Margaretha van der Merwe (18631928)
      6. Jacob Bastiaan van der Merwe (1864)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Cecilia Margaretha van der Merwe, daughter of Pieter Andries van der Merwe and Francina Elizabeth Cloete, was born on March 19, 1863 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on May 16, 1928 in Rhodes, Eastern Cape at the age of 65. She married Lewis Johannes Naudé (third cousin once removed ascending), son of David Benjamin Naudé and Jacoba Maria Levina Catharina Nel.

      Children of Cecilia Margaretha van der Merwe and Lewis Johannes Naudé:

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      4. Lewis Johannes Naudé (1890)