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Andries Lodewikus Schoombee

Name
Andries Lodewikus Schoombee
Given names
Andries Lodewikus
Surname
Schoombee
MarriageAnna Susanna van den BergView this family
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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
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
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 daughter
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Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee
June 11, 1864
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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
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
Economic Event September 1873
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881
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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
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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

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Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
July 10, 1893
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Birth of a granddaughter
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Anna Aletta Erlank
December 19, 1895

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Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Aletta Erlank
March 4, 1896
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Birth of a grandson
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Andries Schoombie Erlank
March 25, 1898

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Baptism of a grandsonAndries Schoombie Erlank
June 5, 1898
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Epidemic February 1, 1901

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902

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Note: Second Boer War
Birth of a grandson
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George Stephen Erlank
June 2, 1903
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Epidemic February 1904

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Death of a wifeAnna Susanna van den Berg
August 15, 1906 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

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912

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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

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918

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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
Death of a granddaughterAnna Aletta Erlank
July 27, 1927
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Economic Event October 1929

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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

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Note: World War II
  1. Generation 1
    1. Andries Lodewikus Schoombee. He married Anna Susanna van den Berg, daughter of Izak Jacobus van den Berg and Elisabeth Susanna Joubert,. She was born on February 7, 1842 and died on August 15, 1906 in Middelburg, Eastern Cape at the age of 64.

      Children of Andries Lodewikus Schoombee and Anna Susanna van den Berg:

      1. Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee (1864)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    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)
  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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