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Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg1836

Name
Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg
Given names
Elizabeth Susanna
Surname
van den Berg
Nickname
Johanna
Married name
Elizabeth Susanna Erlank
Birth December 19, 1836 31 27
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20 DEC 1836

Citation details: Baptism: Elisabeth Susanna VAN DEN BERG (1837), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-YL9M?i=414&cat=959223 : accessed 9 Dec 2019
Baptism April 3, 1837 (Age 3 months)
Citation details: Baptism: Elisabeth Susanna VAN DEN BERG (1837), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-YL9M?i=414&cat=959223 : accessed 9 Dec 2019
MarriageJonas Michiel ErlankView this family
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Death of a maternal grandfatherFrancois Joubert
December 5, 1837 (Age 11 months) Age: 69 years 0 months 28 days
Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Joubert, p175, b8c1d12.
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Citation details: Death notice: Francois JOUBERT (1837), MOOC 6/9/12 #2528, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MRKL?mode=g&i=578&cat=331262 image 579/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Publication: ISBN: 978-0-9921833-0-1
Citation details: Vol 1, p454, #10948, b8c1d12.
Birth of a sisterAnna Susanna van den Berg
February 7, 1842 (Age 5 years)

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 of a sisterAnna Susanna van den Berg
March 20, 1842 (Age 5 years)
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
Town founded 1844 (Age 7 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elizabeth Susanna Erlank
October 24, 1856 (Age 19 years)

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Birth of a son
#2
Jonas Michiel Erlank
September 23, 1858 (Age 21 years)

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Death of a paternal grandmotherMaria Susanna van der Merwe
January 26, 1859 (Age 22 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 20 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Birth of a son
#3
Izak Jacobus Erlank
November 14, 1861 (Age 24 years)

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War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 24 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
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
Birth of a son
#4
Johannes Gustaaf Erlank
December 28, 1869 (Age 33 years)

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War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 44 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Birth of a daughter
#5
Susanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank
December 1, 1881 (Age 44 years)

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Birth of a grandson
#1
Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
May 22, 1893 (Age 56 years)

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Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Anna Aletta Erlank
December 19, 1895 (Age 59 years)

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Birth of a grandson
#3
Andries Schoombie Erlank
March 25, 1898 (Age 61 years)

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Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 64 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 62 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 15 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 17 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
Baptism of a daughterElizabeth Susanna Erlank
November 30, 1856 (Age 19 years)
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Baptism of a sonJonas Michiel Erlank
October 31, 1858 (Age 21 years)
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Baptism of a sonIzak Jacobus Erlank
November 24, 1861 (Age 24 years)
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Economic Event 1865 (Age 28 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 30 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
Baptism of a sonJohannes Gustaaf Erlank
February 6, 1870 (Age 33 years)
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Economic Event September 1873 (Age 36 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 44 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 45 years)
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Economic Event 1886 (Age 49 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.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
July 10, 1893 (Age 56 years)
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Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Aletta Erlank
March 4, 1896 (Age 59 years)
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Baptism of a grandsonAndries Schoombie Erlank
June 5, 1898 (Age 61 years)
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Birth of a grandson
#4
George Stephen Erlank
June 2, 1903 (Age 66 years)
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Epidemic February 1904 (Age 67 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Death of a sonJonas Michiel Erlank
June 20, 1906 (Age 69 years)
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Death of a sisterAnna Susanna van den Berg
August 15, 1906 (Age 69 years) Age: 64 years
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
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 69 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 73 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 75 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
Death of a husbandJonas Michiel Erlank
July 28, 1916 (Age 79 years)
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War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 77 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 81 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
Death of a granddaughterAnna Aletta Erlank
July 27, 1927 (Age 90 years)
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Economic Event October 1929 (Age 92 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Death of a sonIzak Jacobus Erlank
February 28, 1932 (Age 95 years)
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War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 102 years)

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Note: World War II
  1. Generation 1
    1. Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg, daughter of Izak Jacobus van den Berg and Elisabeth Susanna Joubert, was born on December 19, 1836 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She married Jonas Michiel Erlank (father’s great-aunt’s great-great-nephew), son of Jonas Michiel Johannes Erlank and Susanna Sophia Wilke,. He was born on February 27, 1825 and died on July 28, 1916 in Kimberley, Northern Cape at the age of 91.

      Children of Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg and Jonas Michiel Erlank:

      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)
      4. Private