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Johan Pieter FurstenburgAge: 81 years18161897

Name
Johan Pieter Furstenburg
Given names
Johan Pieter
Surname
Furstenburg
Birth about 1816 26

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2c1.
Birth of a brotherFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
November 14, 1817 (Age 22 months)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Baptism of a brotherFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 7, 1817 (Age 23 months)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 2 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Birth of a brotherTielman Johannes Furstenburg
October 5, 1819 (Age 3 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c3.
Baptism of a brotherTielman Johannes Furstenburg
November 24, 1819 (Age 3 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c3.
Historical Event 1820 (Age 4 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 brotherRoelof Abraham Furstenburg
July 31, 1821 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c4.
Baptism of a brotherRoelof Abraham Furstenburg
March 10, 1822 (Age 6 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c4.
Birth of a sisterMargaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg
June 23, 1825 (Age 9 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c5.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 9 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Baptism of a sisterMargaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg
April 16, 1826 (Age 10 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c5.
Birth of a brotherJohannes Marthinus Furstenburg
October 17, 1827 (Age 11 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c6.
Baptism of a brotherJohannes Marthinus Furstenburg
January 20, 1828 (Age 12 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c6.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 19 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a siblingFrancois Johannes Reimert FurstenburgMaria Susanna Margaretha EksteenView this family
May 27, 1839 (Age 23 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Town founded 1844 (Age 28 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 41 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 45 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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 64 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 36 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 38 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 49 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 51 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 brotherFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 17, 1872 (Age 56 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 57 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 65 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 70 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 June 23, 1897 (Age 81 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2c1.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Johan Pieter Furstenburg, son of Johan Pieter Fürstenburg and Anna Margaretha Roos, was born about 1816 and died on June 23, 1897 in Dist. Vredefort, Free State.