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Jakob Stephanus du Toit1838

Name
Jakob Stephanus du Toit
Given names
Jakob Stephanus
Surname
du Toit
Birth February 4, 1838 37 32

Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
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Baptism April 18, 1838 (Age 2 months)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f4.
Town founded 1844 (Age 5 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a siblingPetrus Jacobus du ToitLouisa Maria GrobbelaarView this family
April 27, 1857 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p253, b4c5d1e1f1g5.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Jacobus DU TOIT (1900), MOOC 6/9/403 #2085, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-73F6-F?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8B%3A1598092306 : 12 September 2017), 007844974 > image 758 of 2141; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Nov 2019
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Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f3.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Louisa Maria Grobbelaar (1918), MOOC 6/9/1065 #678, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BT-BWSJ?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9K9%3A1598032382 : 11 October 2018), 007730937 > image 511 of 745; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Nov 2019
Citation details: Marriage: Petrus Jacobus DU TOIT and Louisa Maria GROBBELAAR (1857), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-492H-Y?i=610&cat=244034 : accessed 14 May 2020
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 18 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 23 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 26 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 28 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
Death of a motherSusara Maria van Straaten
December 30, 1868 (Age 30 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 35 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a fatherDaniël Stephanus du Toit
September 1, 1876 (Age 38 years) Age: 75 years 9 months
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 42 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Death of a brotherPetrus Jacobus du Toit
March 25, 1900 (Age 62 years) Age: 67 years
Address: Ryneveld Square
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Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Jacobus DU TOIT (1900), MOOC 6/9/403 #2085, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-73F6-F?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8B%3A1598092306 : 12 September 2017), 007844974 > image 758 of 2141; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Nov 2019
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 62 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 61 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 13 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 15 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
Economic Event 1881 (Age 42 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 47 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.
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 65 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 67 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 72 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 73 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 76 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 79 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
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 91 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
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 101 years)

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Note: World War II
  1. Generation 1
    1. Jakob Stephanus du Toit, son of Daniël Stephanus du Toit and Susara Maria van Straaten, was born on February 4, 1838.