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Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen1819

Name
Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen
Given names
Maria Susanna Margaretha
Surname
Eksteen
Married name
Maria Susanna Margaretha Furstenburg
Baptism April 11, 1819

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Historical Event 1820 (Age 8 months)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier
Economic Event 1825 (Age 5 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Historical Event 1835 (Age 15 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
MarriageFrancois Johannes Reimert FurstenburgView this family
May 27, 1839 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Maria Susanna Margaretha Furstenburg
February 27, 1840 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d1.
Birth of a son
#2
Johan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg
May 1841 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d2.
Birth of a son
#3
Michiel Casparus Furstenburg
June 1, 1844 (Age 25 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d3.
Town founded 1844 (Age 24 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Birth of a daughter
#4
Anna Margaretha Furstenburg
August 31, 1846 (Age 27 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d4.
Birth of a son
#5
Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 23, 1848 (Age 29 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d5.
Baptism of a sonFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
August 22, 1849 (Age 30 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d5.
Birth of a son
#6
Hendrik Oostewald Furstenburg
August 19, 1851 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d6.
Birth of a son
#7
Roelof Abraham Furstenburg
August 30, 1853 (Age 34 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d7.
Baptism of a sonRoelof Abraham Furstenburg
November 20, 1853 (Age 34 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d7.
Birth of a daughter
#8
Martha Hendrina Magdalena Furstenburg
December 18, 1855 (Age 36 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d8.
Baptism of a daughterMartha Hendrina Magdalena Furstenburg
November 16, 1856 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d8.
Birth of a son
#9
Frederik Constant Furstenburg
April 6, 1858 (Age 38 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 37 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Baptism of a sonFrederik Constant Furstenburg
August 15, 1858 (Age 39 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9.
Birth of a son
#10
Jeremias Petrus Furstenburg
about 1860 (Age 40 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d10.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 41 years)

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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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 45 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 47 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 husbandFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 17, 1872 (Age 53 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 54 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 61 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 61 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 grandson
#1
Francois Johannes Furstenburg
December 1881 (Age 62 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e2.
Birth of a grandson
#2
Gert Roelof Furstenburg
about July 1883 (Age 64 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e3.
Birth of a grandson
#3
Frederik Constandt Furstenburg
November 13, 1885 (Age 66 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e4.
Economic Event 1886 (Age 66 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 granddaughter
#4
Johanna Susanna Furstenburg
about 1887 (Age 67 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e5.
Birth of a grandson
#5
Philippus Arnoldus Furstenburg
about 1888 (Age 68 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e6.
Death of a daughterMaria Susanna Margaretha Furstenburg
September 11, 1888 (Age 69 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d1.
Birth of a grandson
#6
Marthinus Jacobus Furstenburg
about 1892 (Age 72 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d9e8.
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Maria Jacoba Furstenburg
September 30, 1895 (Age 76 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d9e9.
Birth of a grandson
#8
Michiel Casparus Furstenburg
November 13, 1897 (Age 78 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d9e10.
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Dina Carolina Furstenburg
August 23, 1899 (Age 80 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p253, b4c5d1e1f1g5h2.
Text:

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.
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 81 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 80 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 32 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 34 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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 84 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 86 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Death of a sonJohan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg
October 8, 1907 (Age 88 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d2.
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 91 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 92 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
Death of a sonFrederik Constant Furstenburg
October 26, 1916 (Age 97 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9.
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 95 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 98 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
Death of a sonFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
June 9, 1924 (Age 105 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d5.
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 110 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 sonMichiel Casparus Furstenburg
November 1932 (Age 113 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d3.
Death of a grandsonPhilippus Arnoldus Furstenburg
August 25, 1938 (Age 119 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9e6.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen, daughter of Michiel Casparus Eksteen and Maria Susanna Magdalena Coetzer, was baptized on April 11, 1819. She married Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg, son of Johan Pieter Fürstenburg and Anna Margaretha Roos, on May 27, 1839 in Swellendam, Western Cape. He was born on November 14, 1817 and died on December 17, 1872 in Dist. Bloemfontein, Free State at the age of 55.

      Children of Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen and Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg:

      1. Maria Susanna Margaretha Furstenburg (18401888)
      2. Johan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg (18411907)
      3. Michiel Casparus Furstenburg (18441932)
      4. Anna Margaretha Furstenburg (1846)
      5. Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg (18481924)
      6. Hendrik Oostewald Furstenburg (1851)
      7. Roelof Abraham Furstenburg (1853)
      8. Martha Hendrina Magdalena Furstenburg (1855)
      9. Frederik Constant Furstenburg (18581916)
      10. Jeremias Petrus Furstenburg (18601944)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Frederik Constant Furstenburg, son of Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg and Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen, was born on April 6, 1858 in Free State and died on October 26, 1916 in Randgate, Randfontein, Gauteng at the age of 58. He married Johanna Susanna Brits (great ×4 aunt’s husband’s great-niece’s son-in-law’s niece), daughter of Gert Roelof Brits and Maria Jacoba Meybürgh.

      Children of Frederik Constant Furstenburg and Johanna Susanna Brits:

      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)
  3. Generation 3back 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.