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Margaretha Elizabeth Frederika FurstenburgAge: 73 years18251898

Name
Margaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg
Given names
Margaretha Elizabeth Frederika
Surname
Furstenburg
Married name
Margaretha Elizabeth Frederika van Rensburg
Birth June 23, 1825 35

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c5.
Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Baptism April 16, 1826 (Age 9 months)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c5.
Birth of a brotherJohannes Marthinus Furstenburg
October 17, 1827 (Age 2 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c6.
Baptism of a brotherJohannes Marthinus Furstenburg
January 20, 1828 (Age 2 years)

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Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c6.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 9 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 13 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Town founded 1844 (Age 18 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 31 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 35 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 brotherFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 17, 1872 (Age 47 years)
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Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Death of a brotherJohan Pieter Furstenburg
June 23, 1897 (Age 72 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2c1.
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 26 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 28 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 39 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 41 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 48 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 55 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 55 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 60 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 July 30, 1898 (Age 73 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c5.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Margaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg, daughter of Johan Pieter Fürstenburg and Anna Margaretha Roos, was born on June 23, 1825 and died on July 30, 1898 in Dist. Uniondale, Western Cape at the age of 73.