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Johan Pieter Fürstenburg1789

Name
Johan Pieter Fürstenburg
Given names
Johan Pieter
Surname
Fürstenburg
Baptism July 19, 1789

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2.
Birth of a sisterMaria Elizabeth Fürstenberg
about 1790 (Age 5 months)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b3.
Historical Event 1795 (Age 5 years)

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Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in.The start of free trade was announced
Death of a fatherJohan Pieter Fürstenberg
September 1, 1797 (Age 8 years) Age: 44 years
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, a1.
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 7 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 13 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 19 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 22 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
MarriageAnna Margaretha RoosView this family
August 6, 1815 (Age 26 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2.
Birth of a son
#1
Johan Pieter Furstenburg
about 1816 (Age 26 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2c1.
Birth of a son
#2
Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
November 14, 1817 (Age 28 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Baptism of a sonFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 7, 1817 (Age 28 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 29 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Birth of a son
#3
Tielman Johannes Furstenburg
October 5, 1819 (Age 30 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c3.
Baptism of a sonTielman Johannes Furstenburg
November 24, 1819 (Age 30 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c3.
Historical Event 1820 (Age 30 years)

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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
Birth of a son
#4
Roelof Abraham Furstenburg
July 31, 1821 (Age 32 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c4.
Baptism of a sonRoelof Abraham Furstenburg
March 10, 1822 (Age 32 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c4.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Margaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg
June 23, 1825 (Age 35 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c5.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 35 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Baptism of a daughterMargaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg
April 16, 1826 (Age 36 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c5.
Birth of a son
#6
Johannes Marthinus Furstenburg
October 17, 1827 (Age 38 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c6.
Baptism of a sonJohannes Marthinus Furstenburg
January 20, 1828 (Age 38 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c6.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 45 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a childFrancois Johannes Reimert FurstenburgMaria Susanna Margaretha EksteenView this family
May 27, 1839 (Age 49 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Maria Susanna Margaretha Furstenburg
February 27, 1840 (Age 50 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d1.
Birth of a grandson
#2
Johan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg
May 1841 (Age 51 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d2.
Birth of a grandson
#3
Michiel Casparus Furstenburg
June 1, 1844 (Age 54 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d3.
Town founded 1844 (Age 54 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Anna Margaretha Furstenburg
August 31, 1846 (Age 57 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d4.
Birth of a grandson
#5
Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 23, 1848 (Age 59 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d5.
Baptism of a grandsonFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
August 22, 1849 (Age 60 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d5.
Birth of a grandson
#6
Hendrik Oostewald Furstenburg
August 19, 1851 (Age 62 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d6.
Birth of a grandson
#7
Roelof Abraham Furstenburg
August 30, 1853 (Age 64 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d7.
Baptism of a grandsonRoelof Abraham Furstenburg
November 20, 1853 (Age 64 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d7.
Death of a sisterJohanna Catharina Louisa Fürstenberg
October 2, 1854 (Age 65 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b4.
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Martha Hendrina Magdalena Furstenburg
December 18, 1855 (Age 66 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d8.
Baptism of a granddaughterMartha Hendrina Magdalena Furstenburg
November 16, 1856 (Age 67 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d8.
Birth of a grandson
#9
Frederik Constant Furstenburg
April 6, 1858 (Age 68 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 67 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Baptism of a grandsonFrederik Constant Furstenburg
August 15, 1858 (Age 69 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p389, b2c2d9.
Birth of a grandson
#10
Jeremias Petrus Furstenburg
about 1860 (Age 70 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c2d10.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 71 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 75 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 77 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 sonFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 17, 1872 (Age 83 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 84 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 91 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 111 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 110 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 62 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 64 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 91 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 96 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 of a granddaughterMaria Susanna Margaretha Furstenburg
September 11, 1888 (Age 99 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d1.
Death of a sonJohan Pieter Furstenburg
June 23, 1897 (Age 107 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2c1.
Death of a daughterMargaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg
July 30, 1898 (Age 109 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c5.
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 114 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 116 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Death of a grandsonJohan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg
October 8, 1907 (Age 118 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d2.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Johan Pieter Fürstenburg, son of Johan Pieter Fürstenberg and Anna Elizabeth Hammes, was baptized on July 19, 1789. He married Anna Margaretha Roos on August 6, 1815 in Paarl, Western Cape.

      Children of Johan Pieter Fürstenburg and Anna Margaretha Roos:

      1. Johan Pieter Furstenburg (18161897)
      2. Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg (18171872)
      3. Tielman Johannes Furstenburg (1819)
      4. Roelof Abraham Furstenburg (1821)
      5. Margaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg (18251898)
      6. Johannes Marthinus Furstenburg (1827)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg, son of Johan Pieter Fürstenburg and Anna Margaretha Roos, was born on November 14, 1817 and died on December 17, 1872 in Dist. Bloemfontein, Free State at the age of 55. He married Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen, daughter of Michiel Casparus Eksteen and Maria Susanna Magdalena Coetzer, on May 27, 1839 in Swellendam, Western Cape. She was baptized on April 11, 1819.

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

      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)
  3. Generation 3back 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)