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Jonas Michiel ErlankAge: 47 years18581906

Name
Jonas Michiel Erlank
Given names
Jonas Michiel
Surname
Erlank
Also known as
Michael Johannes Erlank
Birth September 23, 1858 33 21

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Baptism October 31, 1858 (Age 38 days)
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MarriageElizabeth Susanna SchoombeeView this family
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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 brotherIzak Jacobus Erlank
November 14, 1861 (Age 3 years)

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War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 2 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 brotherIzak Jacobus Erlank
November 24, 1861 (Age 3 years)
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Economic Event 1865 (Age 6 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Death of a paternal grandmotherSusanna Sophia Wilke
April 24, 1867 (Age 8 years)
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Economic Event 1867 (Age 8 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 brotherJohannes Gustaaf Erlank
December 28, 1869 (Age 11 years)

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Baptism of a brotherJohannes Gustaaf Erlank
February 6, 1870 (Age 11 years)
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Economic Event September 1873 (Age 14 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a paternal grandfatherJonas Michiel Johannes Erlank
July 28, 1878 (Age 19 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 22 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Birth of a sisterSusanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank
December 1, 1881 (Age 23 years)

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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.
Economic Event 1881 (Age 22 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 27 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 34 years)

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Baptism of a sonJohannes Michael “Mike” Erlank
July 10, 1893 (Age 34 years)
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Birth of a daughter
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Anna Aletta Erlank
December 19, 1895 (Age 37 years)

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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
Baptism of a sisterSusanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank
January 12, 1882 (Age 23 years)
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Baptism of a daughterAnna Aletta Erlank
March 4, 1896 (Age 37 years)
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Birth of a son
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Andries Schoombie Erlank
March 25, 1898 (Age 39 years)

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Baptism of a sonAndries Schoombie Erlank
June 5, 1898 (Age 39 years)
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Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 42 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 41 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Birth of a son
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George Stephen Erlank
June 2, 1903 (Age 44 years)
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Epidemic February 1904 (Age 45 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 47 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Death June 20, 1906 (Age 47 years)
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  1. Generation 1
    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)
  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)
      4. Private
  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.