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Cornelia Hester SnymanAge: 51 years18351887

Name
Cornelia Hester Snyman
Given names
Cornelia Hester
Surname
Snyman
Married name
Cornelia Hester Fourie
Birth December 10, 1835
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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelia Hester SNYMAN (1887), TAB MHG #0/3505, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS92-87L9-3?cc=2520237&wc=Q6NX-RBG%3A1590242316 : 14 February 2019), 007805480 > image 1212 of 1221; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 15 May 2020
MarriageLambertus Nicolaas FourieView this family

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p337, b4c5d10e13f9.
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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelia Hester SNYMAN (1887), TAB MHG #0/3505, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS92-87L9-3?cc=2520237&wc=Q6NX-RBG%3A1590242316 : 14 February 2019), 007805480 > image 1212 of 1221; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 15 May 2020
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Citation details: Death notice: Lambertus Nicolaas FOURIE (1905), TAB MHG #7180, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4N-S9WD-5?cc=2520237 : 7 April 2020), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 28 Feb 2021
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844 (Age 8 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 21 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 25 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
Birth of a daughter
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Gertruida Jacoba Elizabeth Fourie
April 22, 1878 (Age 42 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p337, b4c5d10e13f9.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 45 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 16 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 18 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 29 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 31 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 37 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 45 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 50 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.
Death March 26, 1887 (Age 51 years)
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Cornelia Hester SNYMAN (1887), TAB MHG #0/3505, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS92-87L9-3?cc=2520237&wc=Q6NX-RBG%3A1590242316 : 14 February 2019), 007805480 > image 1212 of 1221; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 15 May 2020
  1. Generation 1
    1. Cornelia Hester Snyman, daughter of Gerhardus Jacobus Snyman and Susanna Maria Moolman, was born on December 10, 1835 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape and died on March 26, 1887 in De Kroon, Krokodilrivier, Dist. Pretoria, Gauteng at the age of 51. She married Lambertus Nicolaas Fourie, son of Philippus Jacobus Fourie and Anna Barbara Robbertse, in Rustenburg, North West Province. He was born on July 18, 1830 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape and died on July 7, 1905 in De Kroon, Dist. Pretoria, Gauteng at the age of 74.

      Children of Cornelia Hester Snyman and Lambertus Nicolaas Fourie:

      1. Gertruida Jacoba Elizabeth Fourie (18781956)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Gertruida Jacoba Elizabeth Fourie, daughter of Lambertus Nicolaas Fourie and Cornelia Hester Snyman, was born on April 22, 1878 and died on March 10, 1956 at the age of 77. She married Adam Marthinus Christoffel Theron (great-great-great-uncle’s son-in-law’s great-nephew), son of Barend Cornelis Theron and Jacoba Johanna Stander, on February 28, 1905 in Pretoria, Gauteng. He was born on March 24, 1876 in Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape and died on February 6, 1955 in De Kroon, at the age of 78.