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Maria Susanna Margaretha FurstenburgAge: 48 years18401888

Name
Maria Susanna Margaretha Furstenburg
Given names
Maria Susanna Margaretha
Surname
Furstenburg
Married name
Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen
Birth February 27, 1840 22 20
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d1.
Birth of a brotherJohan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg
May 1841 (Age 14 months)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d2.
Birth of a brotherMichiel Casparus Furstenburg
June 1, 1844 (Age 4 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d3.
Town founded 1844 (Age 3 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Birth of a sisterAnna Margaretha Furstenburg
August 31, 1846 (Age 6 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d4.
Birth of a brotherFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 23, 1848 (Age 8 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d5.
Baptism of a brotherFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
August 22, 1849 (Age 9 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d5.
Birth of a brotherHendrik Oostewald Furstenburg
August 19, 1851 (Age 11 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d6.
Birth of a brotherRoelof Abraham Furstenburg
August 30, 1853 (Age 13 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d7.
Baptism of a brotherRoelof Abraham Furstenburg
November 20, 1853 (Age 13 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d7.
Birth of a sisterMartha Hendrina Magdalena Furstenburg
December 18, 1855 (Age 15 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d8.
Baptism of a sisterMartha Hendrina Magdalena Furstenburg
November 16, 1856 (Age 16 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d8.
Birth of a brotherFrederik Constant Furstenburg
April 6, 1858 (Age 18 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 16 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Baptism of a brotherFrederik Constant Furstenburg
August 15, 1858 (Age 18 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9.
Birth of a brotherJeremias Petrus Furstenburg
about 1860 (Age 19 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d10.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 21 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
Death of a fatherFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 17, 1872 (Age 32 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 40 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 11 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 13 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 1865 (Age 24 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 26 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
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 33 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 40 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 45 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.
Death September 11, 1888 (Age 48 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d1.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Maria Susanna Margaretha Furstenburg, daughter of Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg and Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen, was born on February 27, 1840 in Dist. Swellendam, Western Cape and died on September 11, 1888 in Dist. Boshof, Free State at the age of 48.