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Johanna Susanna BritsAge: 73 years18601933

Name
Johanna Susanna Brits
Given names
Johanna Susanna
Surname
Brits
Married name
Johanna Susanna Furstenburg
Birth January 31, 1860 23 20
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Susanna BRITS (1933), TAB MHG #81710, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3F-N514?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BT2%3A1590242822 : 14 February 2019), 007820146 > image 1407 of 1687; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Nov 2019
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CAL JAN 1860

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Citation details: Baptism: Johanna Susanna BRITS (1860), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QG-597R-G?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-2N5%3A183083201%2C183194001%2C1301770801 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Smithfield > Christenings 1848-1899 > image 129 of 546; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 27 Nov 2019
Baptism April 1, 1860 (Age 2 months)
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Citation details: Baptism: Johanna Susanna BRITS (1860), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QG-597R-G?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-2N5%3A183083201%2C183194001%2C1301770801 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Smithfield > Christenings 1848-1899 > image 129 of 546; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 27 Nov 2019
Birth of a brotherPhilippus Arnoldus Brits
June 2, 1861 (Age 16 months)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Roelof BRITS (1912), VAB MHG B3920, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q9Q-1M?cat=195564 : accessed 26 Nov 2019
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Philippus Arnoldus BRITS (1919), VAB MHG B4645, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-DN33-CK?i=561&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
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CAL JUN 1861

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Citation details: Baptism: Philippus Arnoldus BRITS (1861), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99QG-597P-Y?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-2N5%3A183083201%2C183194001%2C1301770801 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Smithfield > Christenings 1848-1899 > image 147 of 546; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 14 months)

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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
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.
Baptism of a brotherPhilippus Arnoldus Brits
October 5, 1861 (Age 20 months)
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Baptism: Philippus Arnoldus BRITS (1861), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99QG-597P-Y?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-2N5%3A183083201%2C183194001%2C1301770801 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Smithfield > Christenings 1848-1899 > image 147 of 546; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Birth of a sisterAnna Cecilia Brits
April 12, 1863 (Age 3 years)

Publication: database with images
Citation details: Baptism: Anna Cecilia BRITS (1863), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QG-5LJC?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-VZS%3A183083201%2C183099001%2C1301813930 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Bloemfontein > Christenings 1849-1865 > image 267 of 312; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
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 sisterAnna Cecilia Brits
June 7, 1863 (Age 3 years)
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Baptism: Anna Cecilia BRITS (1863), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QG-5LJC?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-VZS%3A183083201%2C183099001%2C1301813930 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Bloemfontein > Christenings 1849-1865 > image 267 of 312; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Birth of a sisterMaria Jacoba Brits
calculated December 1864 (Age 4 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Roelof BRITS (1912), VAB MHG B3920, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q9Q-1M?cat=195564 : accessed 26 Nov 2019
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Jacoba BRITS (1919), VAB MHG V2142, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-J9Q6-G?i=1654&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Economic Event 1865 (Age 4 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Birth of a sisterDina Carolina Brits
calculated June 1867 (Age 7 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Roelof BRITS (1912), VAB MHG B3920, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q9Q-1M?cat=195564 : accessed 26 Nov 2019
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Dina Carolina BRITS (1930), VAB MHG 22411, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LS-J9DT-W?i=1664&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Economic Event 1867 (Age 6 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 sisterAnna Cecilia Brits
before 1869 (Age 8 years)

Publication: database with images
Citation details: Baptism: Anna Cecilia BRITS (1870), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C953-S9GT-9?cc=1910846&wc=39ZN-T3X%3A183083201%2C183099001%2C1559168493 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Bloemfontein > Christenings, memberships 1869-1872 > image 35 of 149; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Death of a paternal grandfatherJan Brits
August 3, 1869 (Age 9 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3f2.
Birth of a sisterAnna Cecilia Brits
October 14, 1869 (Age 9 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Roelof BRITS (1912), VAB MHG B3920, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q9Q-1M?cat=195564 : accessed 26 Nov 2019
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Cecilia BRITZ (1926), VAB MHG 19084, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LW-P6XP?i=309&cat=195564 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
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CAL NOV 1869

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Citation details: Baptism: Anna Cecilia BRITS (1870), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C953-S9GT-9?cc=1910846&wc=39ZN-T3X%3A183083201%2C183099001%2C1559168493 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Bloemfontein > Christenings, memberships 1869-1872 > image 35 of 149; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Baptism of a sisterAnna Cecilia Brits
January 9, 1870 (Age 9 years)
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Baptism: Anna Cecilia BRITS (1870), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C953-S9GT-9?cc=1910846&wc=39ZN-T3X%3A183083201%2C183099001%2C1559168493 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Bloemfontein > Christenings, memberships 1869-1872 > image 35 of 149; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Birth of a sisterMartha Cornelia Brits
between June 1871 and April 1872 (Age 11 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Roelof BRITS (1912), VAB MHG B3920, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q9Q-1M?cat=195564 : accessed 26 Nov 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Gerhardus Albertus VAN ASWEGEN and Martha Cornelia BRITS (1889), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TD-ZY67?cc=1910846&wc=39ZX-T36%3A183083201%2C183123201%2C183123202 : 21 May 2014), Free State > Boshof > Marriages 1878-1900 > image 395 of 712; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
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CAL 1871

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Citation details: Death registration: Martha Cornelia BRITS (1928), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-95F7-9FBP?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8GW%3A139968901%2C141194401 : 23 August 2019), 1928 > Kimberley > image 446 of 1225; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 1 Dec 2019
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CAL 1872

Economic Event September 1873 (Age 13 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Birth of a sisterMagdalena Cecilia Johanna Brits
calculated February 1874 (Age 14 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Roelof BRITS (1912), VAB MHG B3920, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q9Q-1M?cat=195564 : accessed 26 Nov 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Pieter Johannes Venter JOUBERT and Magdalena Cecilia Johanna BRITZ (1907), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C953-SS3V-M?cc=1910846&wc=39ZJ-MNT%3A183083201%2C1301841311%2C1559233681 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Dealesville > Marriages 1905-1919 > image 34 of 226; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
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CAL 1874

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Cecilia Johanna BRITS (1942), VAB MHG 34716, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9L4-HGFX?i=1021&cat=195564 : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Birth of a sisterJeanetta Jacoba Brits
calculated 1878 (Age 17 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Roelof BRITS (1912), VAB MHG B3920, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q9Q-1M?cat=195564 : accessed 26 Nov 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Daniel Cornelis Francois ELLIS and Janetta Jacoba BRITS (1908), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C953-SSSB-Z?cc=1910846&wc=39ZJ-MNT%3A183083201%2C1301841311%2C1559233681 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Dealesville > Marriages 1905-1919 > image 44 of 226; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 20 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Marriage of a siblingPhilippus Arnoldus BritsMartha Sophia ViljoenView this family
April 25, 1881 (Age 21 years) Husband: 19 Wife: 19
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Philippus Arnoldus BRITS and Martha Sophia VILJOEN (1881), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C95S-B9XP-L?cc=1910846&wc=39ZN-GPD%3A183083201%2C183129501%2C1559164501 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Brandfort > Marriages 1875-1901 > image 56 of 452; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Economic Event 1881 (Age 20 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
Birth of a son
#1
Francois Johannes Furstenburg
December 1881 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e2.
Birth of a son
#2
Gert Roelof Furstenburg
about July 1883 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e3.
Marriage of a siblingDavid Jacobus ViljoenDina Carolina BritsView this family
July 7, 1884 (Age 24 years) Husband: 26 years Wife: 17 years
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Dina Carolina BRITS (1930), VAB MHG 22411, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LS-J9DT-W?i=1664&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: David Jacobus VILJOEN (1910), VAB MHG V1834, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-J9WG-K?i=166&cat=195564 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: David Jacobus VILJOEN and Dina Carolina BRITS (1884), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TD-ZGL8?cc=1910846&wc=39ZX-L29%3A183083201%2C183099001%2C183104101 : 21 May 2014), Free State > Bloemfontein > Marriages 1870-1890 > image 641 of 828; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7g3.
Death of a maternal grandfatherPhilippus Arnoldus Meiburgh
December 2, 1884 (Age 24 years) Age: 66 years 2 months 28 days
Address: Palmietfontein, Dist. Caledonrivier
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Phillipus Arnoldus MYBURG (1884), VAB MHG M405, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-G9NP-W?i=748&cat=195564 : accessed 28 Nov 2019
Birth of a son
#3
Frederik Constandt Furstenburg
November 13, 1885 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e4.
Economic Event 1886 (Age 25 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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
#4
Johanna Susanna Furstenburg
about 1887 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e5.
Marriage of a siblingThomas DeaconAnna Cecilia BritsView this family
March 14, 1887 (Age 27 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Cecilia BRITZ (1926), VAB MHG 19084, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LW-P6XP?i=309&cat=195564 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Birth of a son
#5
Philippus Arnoldus Furstenburg
about 1888 (Age 27 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e6.
Death of a maternal grandmotherJohanna Susanna Nienaber
August 26, 1888 (Age 28 years) Age: 65 years 2 days
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Susanna NIENABER (1888), VAB MHG N275, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-P1C1?i=656&cat=195564 : accessed 28 Nov 2019
Marriage of a siblingGerhardus Albertus van AswegenMartha Cornelia BritsView this family
August 26, 1889 (Age 29 years) Husband: 23 years Wife: 18 years
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Gerhardus Albertus VAN ASWEGEN and Martha Cornelia BRITS (1889), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TD-ZY67?cc=1910846&wc=39ZX-T36%3A183083201%2C183123201%2C183123202 : 21 May 2014), Free State > Boshof > Marriages 1878-1900 > image 395 of 712; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Marriage of a siblingJan Hendrik “Jerman” ViljoenMaria Jacoba BritsView this family
November 23, 1891 (Age 31 years) Husband: 26 Wife: 26
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Jacoba BRITS (1919), VAB MHG V2142, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-J9Q6-G?i=1654&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Jan Hendrik VILJOEN and Maria Jacoba BRITS (1891), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TD-ZYF2?cc=1910846&wc=39ZX-T36%3A183083201%2C183123201%2C183123202 : 21 May 2014), Free State > Boshof > Marriages 1878-1900 > image 470 of 712; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7g7.
Text:

x BRITS

Birth of a son
#6
Marthinus Jacobus Furstenburg
about 1892 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d9e8.
Birth of a daughter
#7
Maria Jacoba Furstenburg
September 30, 1895 (Age 35 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d9e9.
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Cecilia Meyburgh
November 15, 1896 (Age 36 years) Age: 88 years 6 months
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3f2.
Text:

15.1.1896 (88.6.-)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Cecilia MIJBURG (1896), VAB MHG M819, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-P93Z-L?i=1476&cat=195564 : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Birth of a son
#8
Michiel Casparus Furstenburg
November 13, 1897 (Age 37 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d9e10.
Birth of a daughter
#9
Dina Carolina Furstenburg
August 23, 1899 (Age 39 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p253, b4c5d1e1f1g5h2.
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1899

Citation details: Gravestone: Petrus Du Toit THERON (1890-1949) and Dina Carolina FURSTENBURG (1899-1967), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3450449 : accessed 21 Nov 2019
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d9e11.
Marriage of a siblingHermanus Bernardus GroenewaldJeanetta Jacoba BritsView this family
before 1900 (Age 39 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notices: Hermanus Bernardus GROENEWALD (1902), VAB MHG G813, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-V9DJ-4?i=464&cat=195564 and https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-V9DN-D?i=465&cat=195564 : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Baptism: Maria Jacoba GROENEWALD (1900), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89GM-KQ1Q?cc=1910846&wc=39ZN-V8J%3A183083201%2C183123201%2C1301770676 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Boshof > Christenings 1898-1902 > image 35 of 59; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 41 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 39 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 44 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 45 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Marriage of a siblingPieter Johannes Venter JoubertMagdalena Cecilia Johanna BritsView this family
May 7, 1907 (Age 47 years) Husband: 36 years Wife: 33 years
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Pieter Johannes Venter JOUBERT and Magdalena Cecilia Johanna BRITZ (1907), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C953-SS3V-M?cc=1910846&wc=39ZJ-MNT%3A183083201%2C1301841311%2C1559233681 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Dealesville > Marriages 1905-1919 > image 34 of 226; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Cecilia Johanna BRITS (1942), VAB MHG 34716, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9L4-HGFX?i=1021&cat=195564 : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 50 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Death of a fatherGert Roelof Brits
August 19, 1912 (Age 52 years) Age: 75 years 11 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Roelof BRITS (1912), VAB MHG B3920, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q9Q-1M?cat=195564 : accessed 26 Nov 2019
Epidemic 1912 (Age 51 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 husbandFrederik Constant Furstenburg
October 26, 1916 (Age 56 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9.
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 54 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 57 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 brotherPhilippus Arnoldus Brits
February 10, 1919 (Age 59 years) Age: 57 years 8 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Philippus Arnoldus BRITS (1919), VAB MHG B4645, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-DN33-CK?i=561&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Death of a sisterMaria Jacoba Brits
February 17, 1919 (Age 59 years) Age: 54 years 2 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Jacoba BRITS (1919), VAB MHG V2142, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-J9Q6-G?i=1654&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Death of a sisterAnna Cecilia Brits
August 3, 1926 (Age 66 years) Age: 56 years 9 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Cecilia BRITZ (1926), VAB MHG 19084, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LW-P6XP?i=309&cat=195564 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Death of a sisterMartha Cornelia Brits
May 6, 1928 (Age 68 years) Age: 56 years
Address: 27 Boshof Road, Kimberley
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Death registration: Martha Cornelia BRITS (1928), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-95F7-9FBP?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8GW%3A139968901%2C141194401 : 23 August 2019), 1928 > Kimberley > image 446 of 1225; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 69 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 sisterDina Carolina Brits
April 1, 1930 (Age 70 years) Age: 62 years 10 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Dina Carolina BRITS (1930), VAB MHG 22411, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LS-J9DT-W?i=1664&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Death May 30, 1933 (Age 73 years) Age: 73 years 4 months
Address: 51 Barend Street, Randgate, Krugersdorp
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Susanna BRITS (1933), TAB MHG #81710, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS3F-N514?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BT2%3A1590242822 : 14 February 2019), 007820146 > image 1407 of 1687; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Nov 2019
  1. Generation 1
    1. Johanna Susanna Brits, daughter of Gert Roelof Brits and Maria Jacoba Meybürgh, was born on January 31, 1860 in Boshof, Free State and died on May 30, 1933 in Randgate, Randfontein, Gauteng at the age of 73. She married Frederik Constant Furstenburg (aunt’s mother’s great-aunt’s great ×4 nephew), son of Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg and Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen.

      Children of Johanna Susanna Brits and Frederik Constant Furstenburg:

      1. Private
      2. Francois Johannes Furstenburg (18811950)
      3. Gert Roelof Furstenburg (18831943)
      4. Frederik Constandt Furstenburg (18851952)
      5. Johanna Susanna Furstenburg (1887)
      6. Philippus Arnoldus Furstenburg (18881938)
      7. Private
      8. Marthinus Jacobus Furstenburg (18921954)
      9. Maria Jacoba Furstenburg (1895)
      10. Michiel Casparus Furstenburg (1897)
      11. Dina Carolina Furstenburg (18991967)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Dina Carolina Furstenburg, daughter of Frederik Constant Furstenburg and Johanna Susanna Brits, was born on August 23, 1899 in Skeerpoort, North West Province and died on July 27, 1967 in Roodepoort, Gauteng at the age of 67. She married Petrus Du Toit Theron (great-great-great-aunt’s son-in-law’s great-great-nephew), son of Pieter Andries Theron and Susara Maria du Toit.

      Dina Carolina Furstenburg and Petrus Du Toit Theron had 5 children.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.