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Susanna Sophia Wilke1867

Name
Susanna Sophia Wilke
Given names
Susanna Sophia
Surname
Wilke
Married name
Susanna Sophia Erlank
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818

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Note: Cradock is founded
MarriageJonas Michiel Johannes ErlankView this family
June 4, 1820
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Historical Event 1820

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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
Birth of a son
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Johannes Gustaaf Joachim Erlank
May 30, 1821

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Baptism of a sonJohannes Gustaaf Joachim Erlank
July 29, 1821
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Birth of a son
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Jonas Michiel Erlank
February 27, 1825

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Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Baptism of a sonJonas Michiel Erlank
March 20, 1825
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Birth of a daughter
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Susanna Sophia Erlank
May 25, 1827

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Baptism of a daughterSusanna Sophia Erlank
June 24, 1827
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Birth of a son
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Samuel Carel Erlank
between July 2, 1832 and August 2, 1832

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Baptism of a sonSamuel Carel Erlank
August 19, 1832
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Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna du Toit
February 24, 1844
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
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Town founded 1844

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Birth of a granddaughter
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Elizabeth Susanna Erlank
October 24, 1856

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Birth of a grandson
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Jonas Michiel Erlank
September 23, 1858

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Epidemic from 1857 to 1859

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a grandson
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Izak Jacobus Erlank
November 14, 1861

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War from April 1861 to May 1865

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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
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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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

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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
Baptism of a granddaughterElizabeth Susanna Erlank
November 30, 1856
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Baptism of a grandsonJonas Michiel Erlank
October 31, 1858
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Baptism of a grandsonIzak Jacobus Erlank
November 24, 1861
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Economic Event 1865
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867
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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
Death April 24, 1867
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Susanna Sophia Wilke, daughter of Johannes Joachim Wilke and Susanna Sophia Burger. She died on April 24, 1867 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She married Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank (mother’s second cousin’s brother-in-law), son of Gustav Erlank and Catharina Maria Wilke, on June 4, 1820 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on November 13, 1798 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on July 28, 1878 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 79.

      Children of Susanna Sophia Wilke and Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank:

      1. Johannes Gustaaf Joachim Erlank (18211897)
      2. Jonas Michiel Erlank (18251916)
      3. Susanna Sophia Erlank (1827)
      4. Samuel Carel Erlank (1832)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Jonas Michiel Erlank, son of Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank and Susanna Sophia Wilke, was born on February 27, 1825 and died on July 28, 1916 in Kimberley, Northern Cape at the age of 91. He married Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg (first cousin’s wife’s step-mother’s first cousin), daughter of Izak Jacobus van den Berg and Elisabeth Susanna Joubert,. She was born on December 19, 1836 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Jonas Michiel Erlank and Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg:

      1. Elizabeth Susanna Erlank (1856)
      2. Jonas Michiel Erlank (18581906)
      3. Izak Jacobus Erlank (18611932)
      4. Johannes Gustaaf Erlank (1869)
      5. Susanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank (1881)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Jonas Michiel Erlank, son of Jonas Michiel Erlank and Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg, was born on September 23, 1858 and died on June 20, 1906 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape at the age of 47. He married Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee (first cousin), daughter of Andries Lodewikus Schoombee and Anna Susanna van den Berg,. She was born on June 11, 1864 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Jonas Michiel Erlank and Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee:

      1. Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank (18931969)
      2. Anna Aletta Erlank (18951927)
      3. Andries Schoombie Erlank (1898)
      4. George Stephen Erlank (19031966)