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Jonas Michiel ErlankAge: 91 years18251916

Name
Jonas Michiel Erlank
Given names
Jonas Michiel
Surname
Erlank
Also known as
Michael Johannes Erlank
Birth February 27, 1825 26

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Baptism March 20, 1825 (Age 21 days)
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MarriageElizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den BergView this family
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Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a sisterSusanna Sophia Erlank
May 25, 1827 (Age 2 years)

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Baptism of a sisterSusanna Sophia Erlank
June 24, 1827 (Age 2 years)
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Birth of a brotherSamuel Carel Erlank
between July 2, 1832 and August 2, 1832 (Age 7 years)

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Baptism of a brotherSamuel Carel Erlank
August 19, 1832 (Age 7 years)
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Historical Event 1835 (Age 9 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844 (Age 18 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Birth of a daughter
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Elizabeth Susanna Erlank
October 24, 1856 (Age 31 years)

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Baptism of a daughterElizabeth Susanna Erlank
November 30, 1856 (Age 31 years)
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Birth of a son
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Jonas Michiel Erlank
September 23, 1858 (Age 33 years)

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Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 31 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Baptism of a sonJonas Michiel Erlank
October 31, 1858 (Age 33 years)
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Birth of a son
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Izak Jacobus Erlank
November 14, 1861 (Age 36 years)

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War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 36 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
Baptism of a sonIzak Jacobus Erlank
November 24, 1861 (Age 36 years)
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Economic Event 1865 (Age 39 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Death of a motherSusanna Sophia Wilke
April 24, 1867 (Age 42 years)
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Economic Event 1867 (Age 41 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
Birth of a son
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Johannes Gustaaf Erlank
December 28, 1869 (Age 44 years)

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Baptism of a sonJohannes Gustaaf Erlank
February 6, 1870 (Age 44 years)
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Economic Event September 1873 (Age 48 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a fatherJonas Michiel Johannes Erlank
July 28, 1878 (Age 53 years) Age: 79 years 8 months 15 days
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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 55 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Birth of a daughter
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Susanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank
December 1, 1881 (Age 56 years)

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Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 26 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 28 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 1881 (Age 55 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
Baptism of a daughterSusanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank
January 12, 1882 (Age 56 years)
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Economic Event 1886 (Age 60 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.
Birth of a grandson
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Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
May 22, 1893 (Age 68 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
July 10, 1893 (Age 68 years)
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Birth of a granddaughter
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Anna Aletta Erlank
December 19, 1895 (Age 70 years)

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Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Aletta Erlank
March 4, 1896 (Age 71 years)
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Death of a brotherJohannes Gustaaf Joachim Erlank
April 1, 1897 (Age 72 years)
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Birth of a grandson
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Andries Schoombie Erlank
March 25, 1898 (Age 73 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonAndries Schoombie Erlank
June 5, 1898 (Age 73 years)
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Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 75 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 74 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Birth of a grandson
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George Stephen Erlank
June 2, 1903 (Age 78 years)
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Epidemic February 1904 (Age 78 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Death of a sonJonas Michiel Erlank
June 20, 1906 (Age 81 years)
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Epidemic 1906 (Age 80 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 85 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 86 years)

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 89 years)

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Note: World War I
Death July 28, 1916 (Age 91 years)
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  1. Generation 1
    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)
  2. Generation 2back 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)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank, son of Jonas Michiel Erlank and Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee, was born on May 22, 1893 and died on April 28, 1969 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal at the age of 75. He married Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen, daughter of Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen and Francina Aletta “Francis” Maree.

      Children of Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank and Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen:

      1. Johannes Michael “Johnny” Erlank (19251969)
      2. Hendrik Johannes “Dirk” Erlank (19271975)
      3. Pieter Jacobus Erlank (19291995)
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