Susanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank1881–
- Susanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank
- Given names
- Susanna Sophia Elizabeth
|Birth|| December 1, 1881 56 44|
Citation details: b3c2d5.
|Economic Event|| 1881|
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|| January 12, 1882 (Age 42 days)|
Citation details: b3c2d5.
|Historical Event|| from 1854 to 1902|
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|| 1886 (Age 4 years)|
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.
|Epidemic|| February 1, 1901 (Age 19 years)|
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
|War|| from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 17 years)|
Note: Second Boer War
|Historical Event|| from 1852 to 1902|
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.
|Epidemic|| February 1904 (Age 22 years)|
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
|Death of a brother||Jonas Michiel Erlank|
June 20, 1906 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: b3c2d2.
|Epidemic|| 1906 (Age 24 years)|
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
|Historical Event|| May 31, 1910 (Age 28 years)|
Note: Union of South Africa established
|Epidemic|| 1912 (Age 30 years)|
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 father||Jonas Michiel Erlank|
July 28, 1916 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: b3c2.
|War|| from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 32 years)|
Note: World War I
|Epidemic|| 1918 (Age 36 years)|
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
|Economic Event|| October 1929 (Age 47 years)|
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
|Death of a brother||Izak Jacobus Erlank|
February 28, 1932 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: b3c2d3.
|War|| from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 57 years)|
Note: World War II
|Historical Event|| February 14, 1961 (Age 79 years)|
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
|Historical Event|| May 31, 1961 (Age 79 years)|
Note: South Africa becomes a republic
|Historical Event|| February 11, 1990 (Age 108 years)|
Note: Nelson Mandela [released] (http://www.useful.url)
|Historical Event|| April 27, 1994 (Age 112 years)|
Note: First General Elections
- Generation 1
Susanna Sophia Elizabeth Erlank, daughter of Jonas Michiel Erlankand Elizabeth Susanna “Johanna” van den Berg, was born on December 1, 1881.