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Anna Susanna van den BergAge: 64 years18421906

Name
Anna Susanna van den Berg
Given names
Anna Susanna
Surname
van den Berg
Married name
Anna Susanna Schoombee
Birth February 7, 1842 36 32

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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
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Citation details: Baptism: Anna Susanna VAN DEN BERGH (1842), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-YGVT?i=763&cat=959223 : accessed 10 Dec 2019
Baptism March 20, 1842 (Age 41 days)
Citation details: Baptism: Anna Susanna VAN DEN BERGH (1842), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-YGVT?i=763&cat=959223 : accessed 10 Dec 2019
MarriageAndries Lodewikus SchoombeeView 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
Town founded 1844 (Age 22 months)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death of a paternal grandmotherMaria Susanna van der Merwe
January 26, 1859 (Age 16 years) Age: 84 years 3 months 9 days
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p454, #10948, b8c1d12.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 14 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee
June 11, 1864 (Age 22 years)
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War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 19 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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 22 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 24 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 31 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 38 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 38 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 43 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
#1
Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
May 22, 1893 (Age 51 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
July 10, 1893 (Age 51 years)
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Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Anna Aletta Erlank
December 19, 1895 (Age 53 years)

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Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Aletta Erlank
March 4, 1896 (Age 54 years)
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Birth of a grandson
#3
Andries Schoombie Erlank
March 25, 1898 (Age 56 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonAndries Schoombie Erlank
June 5, 1898 (Age 56 years)
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Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 58 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 57 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 9 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 11 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
Birth of a grandson
#4
George Stephen Erlank
June 2, 1903 (Age 61 years)
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Epidemic February 1904 (Age 61 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 63 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Death 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
  1. Generation 1
    1. Anna Susanna van den Berg, daughter of Izak Jacobus van den Berg and Elisabeth Susanna Joubert, was born on February 7, 1842 and died on August 15, 1906 in Middelburg, Eastern Cape at the age of 64. She married Andries Lodewikus Schoombee.

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

      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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