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Johannes Gustaaf Joachim ErlankAge: 75 years18211897

Name
Johannes Gustaaf Joachim Erlank
Given names
Johannes Gustaaf Joachim
Surname
Erlank
Birth May 30, 1821 22

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Baptism July 29, 1821 (Age 60 days)
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Death of a paternal grandfatherGustav Erlank
August 27, 1823 (Age 2 years)
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Birth of a brotherJonas Michiel Erlank
February 27, 1825 (Age 3 years)

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Economic Event 1825 (Age 3 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Baptism of a brotherJonas Michiel Erlank
March 20, 1825 (Age 3 years)
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Birth of a sisterSusanna Sophia Erlank
May 25, 1827 (Age 5 years)

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Baptism of a sisterSusanna Sophia Erlank
June 24, 1827 (Age 6 years)
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Birth of a brotherSamuel Carel Erlank
between July 2, 1832 and August 2, 1832 (Age 11 years)

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Baptism of a brotherSamuel Carel Erlank
August 19, 1832 (Age 11 years)
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Historical Event 1835 (Age 13 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844 (Age 22 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 35 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 39 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
Death of a motherSusanna Sophia Wilke
April 24, 1867 (Age 45 years)
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Death of a fatherJonas Michiel Johannes Erlank
July 28, 1878 (Age 57 years) Age: 79 years 8 months 15 days
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Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Jonas Michael Johannes ERLANK (1878), MOOC 6/9/164 #5624/1878, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W38W-D?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 628 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 59 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 30 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 32 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 43 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 45 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 52 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 59 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 64 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 April 1, 1897 (Age 75 years)
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Johannes Gustaaf Joachim Erlank, son of Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank and Susanna Sophia Wilke, was born on May 30, 1821 and died on April 1, 1897 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 75.