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Hendrik Johannes NieuwenhuizenAge: 69 years18671936

Name
Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen
Given names
Hendrik Johannes
Surname
Nieuwenhuizen
Birth calculated 1867
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Citation details: Death notice: Hendrik Johannes NIEUWENHUIZEN (1936), MOOC 6/9/4740 #49542, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91W-5SRC-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S92%3A1598062409 : 12 September 2017), 007736479 > image 274 of 1457; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Dec 2019
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 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 (Age 6 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 13 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 14 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 19 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 daughter
#1
Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen
October 1, 1900 (Age 33 years)
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Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 34 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 32 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 37 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 39 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 43 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 45 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
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 47 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 51 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
Birth of a grandson
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Johannes Michael “Johnny” Erlank
August 28, 1925 (Age 58 years)
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Death of a wifeFrancina Aletta “Francis” Maree
August 14, 1927 (Age 60 years) Age: 52 years 5 months
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Citation details: Death notice: Francina Aletta MARE (1927), MOOC 6/9/3208 #16183, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C919-SQRN?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9KR%3A1598032451 : 11 October 2018), 007731751 > image 400 of 767; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Dec 2019
Birth of a grandson
#2
Hendrik Johannes “Dirk” Erlank
October 14, 1927 (Age 60 years)
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Birth of a grandson
#3
Pieter Jacobus Erlank
May 18, 1929 (Age 62 years)
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Economic Event October 1929 (Age 62 years)

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Death January 7, 1936 Age: 69 years
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Citation details: Death notice: Hendrik Johannes NIEUWENHUIZEN (1936), MOOC 6/9/4740 #49542, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91W-5SRC-H?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S92%3A1598062409 : 12 September 2017), 007736479 > image 274 of 1457; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Dec 2019
  1. Generation 1
    1. Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen, son of Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen and Annie Elizabeth , was born calculated 1867 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on January 7, 1936 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He married Francina Aletta “Francis” Maree, daughter of Philip Marais and Bridget MacGeer.

      Children of Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen and Francina Aletta “Francis” Maree:

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      4. Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen (19001948)

      Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen had 3 children.

  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen, daughter of Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen and Francina Aletta “Francis” Maree, was born on October 1, 1900 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on March 26, 1948 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 47. She married Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank, son of Jonas Michiel Erlank and Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee.

      Children of Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen and Johannes Michael “Mike” Erlank:

      1. Johannes Michael “Johnny” Erlank (19251969)
      2. Hendrik Johannes “Dirk” Erlank (19271975)
      3. Pieter Jacobus Erlank (19291995)
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  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.