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Anna Elizabeth Hammes

Name
Anna Elizabeth Hammes
Given names
Anna Elizabeth
Surname
Hammes
Married name
Anna Elizabeth Fürstenberg
Death of a fatherPieter Casper Hammes
May 20, 1772

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p53, b3c12.
Marriage of a parentDiederik KeplerMaria Magdalena DelportView this family
November 1, 1772

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p53, b3c12.
Historical Event July 1776

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780

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Note: Britain declares war on the Netherlands. French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English
Historical Event 1780

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Marriage of a parentChristoffel Ludwig MüllerMaria Magdalena DelportView this family
November 30, 1783

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p53, b3c12.
MarriageJohan Pieter FürstenbergView this family
July 4, 1784

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, a1.
War 1784

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Baptism of a daughterMaria Magdalena Fürstenberg
May 29, 1785

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b1.
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
Baptism of a sonJohan Pieter Fürstenburg
July 19, 1789

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Maria Elizabeth Fürstenberg
about 1790

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

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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
Historical Event March 5, 1797

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Death of a husbandJohan Pieter Fürstenberg
September 1, 1797 Age: 44 years
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, a1.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Marriage of a childJohan Pieter FürstenburgAnna Margaretha RoosView this family
August 6, 1815
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2.
Birth of a grandson
#1
Johan Pieter Furstenburg
about 1816

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p385, b2c1.
Birth of a grandson
#2
Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
November 14, 1817

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

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Note: Cradock is founded
Birth of a grandson
#3
Tielman Johannes Furstenburg
October 5, 1819

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c3.
Baptism of a grandsonTielman Johannes Furstenburg
November 24, 1819
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c3.
Historical Event 1820

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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 grandson
#4
Roelof Abraham Furstenburg
July 31, 1821

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c4.
Baptism of a grandsonRoelof Abraham Furstenburg
March 10, 1822
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c4.
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Margaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg
June 23, 1825

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 of a granddaughterMargaretha Elizabeth Frederika Furstenburg
April 16, 1826
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c5.
Birth of a grandson
#6
Johannes Marthinus Furstenburg
October 17, 1827

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c6.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Marthinus Furstenburg
January 20, 1828

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b2c6.
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildFrancois Johannes Reimert FurstenburgMaria Susanna Margaretha EksteenView this family
May 27, 1839
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Town founded 1844

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death of a daughterJohanna Catharina Louisa Fürstenberg
October 2, 1854

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p390, b4.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865

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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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881

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Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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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

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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
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867
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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 grandsonFrancois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg
December 17, 1872
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Economic Event September 1873
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881
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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
  1. Generation 1
    1. Anna Elizabeth Hammes, daughter of Pieter Casper Hammes and Maria Magdalena Delport. She married Johan Pieter Fürstenberg on July 4, 1784. He was born calculated 1753 and died on September 1, 1797 in Cape Town, Western Cape.

      Children of Anna Elizabeth Hammes and Johan Pieter Fürstenberg:

      1. Maria Magdalena Fürstenberg (1785)
      2. Johan Pieter Fürstenburg (1789)
      3. Maria Elizabeth Fürstenberg (1790)
      4. Johanna Catharina Louisa Fürstenberg (1854)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    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)
  3. Generation 3back 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)