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Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee1864

Name
Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee
Given names
Elizabeth Susanna
Surname
Schoombee
Married name
Elizabeth Susanna Erlank
Married name
Elizabeth Susanna Swiegers
Birth June 11, 1864 22
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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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 6 months)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 2 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 9 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 16 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 16 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 21 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 son
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Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
May 22, 1893 (Age 28 years)

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Baptism of a sonJohannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
July 10, 1893 (Age 29 years)
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Birth of a daughter
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Anna Aletta Erlank
December 19, 1895 (Age 31 years)

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Baptism of a daughterAnna Aletta Erlank
March 4, 1896 (Age 31 years)
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Birth of a son
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Andries Schoombie Erlank
March 25, 1898 (Age 33 years)

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Baptism of a sonAndries Schoombie Erlank
June 5, 1898 (Age 33 years)
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Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 36 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 35 years)

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Note: Second Boer 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
Birth of a son
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George Stephen Erlank
June 2, 1903 (Age 38 years)
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Epidemic February 1904 (Age 39 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Death of a husbandJonas Michiel Erlank
June 20, 1906 (Age 42 years)
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Death of a motherAnna Susanna van den Berg
August 15, 1906 (Age 42 years) Age: 64 years
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Susanna VAN DEN BERG (1906), MOOC 6/9/554 #2662, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-4S8N-6?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SCY%3A1598082345 : 1 October 2018), 007844459 > image 532 of 2125; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 Dec 2019
Epidemic 1906 (Age 41 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 45 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 47 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 50 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 53 years)

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Note: Spanish flu: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world
Birth of a grandson
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Johannes Michael “Johnny” Erlank
August 28, 1925 (Age 61 years)
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Death of a daughterAnna Aletta Erlank
July 27, 1927 (Age 63 years)
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Birth of a grandson
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Hendrik Johannes “Dirk” Erlank
October 14, 1927 (Age 63 years)
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Birth of a grandson
#3
Pieter Jacobus Erlank
May 18, 1929 (Age 64 years)
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Economic Event October 1929 (Age 65 years)

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 75 years)

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Note: World War II
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 96 years)
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 96 years)

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Death of a sonGeorge Stephen Erlank
March 20, 1966 (Age 101 years)
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Death of a grandsonJohannes Michael “Johnny” Erlank
about 1969 (Age 104 years)

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Death of a sonJohannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
April 28, 1969 (Age 104 years)
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Death of a grandsonHendrik Johannes “Dirk” Erlank
May 14, 1975 (Age 110 years)
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee, daughter of Andries Lodewikus Schoombee and Anna Susanna van den Berg, was born on June 11, 1864 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She married Jonas Michiel Erlank (first cousin), son of Jonas Michiel Erlank and Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg,. He was born on September 23, 1858 and died on June 20, 1906 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape at the age of 47.

      Children of Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee and Jonas Michiel Erlank:

      1. Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank (18931969)
      2. Anna Aletta Erlank (18951927)
      3. Andries Schoombie Erlank (1898)
      4. George Stephen Erlank (19031966)
  2. Generation 2back 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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  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Johannes Michael “Johnny” Erlank, son of Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank and Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen, was born on August 28, 1925 in Noupoort, Northern Cape and died about 1969.

    2. Hendrik Johannes “Dirk” Erlank, son of Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank and Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen, was born on October 14, 1927 in Noupoort, Northern Cape and died on May 14, 1975 in Vereeniging, Gauteng at the age of 47.

      Hendrik Johannes “Dirk” Erlank had 4 children.

    3. Pieter Jacobus Erlank, son of Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank and Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen, was born on May 18, 1929 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on March 8, 1995 in Pretoria, Gauteng at the age of 65.

    4. The details of this family are private.