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Petrus Jacobus du Toit1752

Name
Petrus Jacobus du Toit
Given names
Petrus Jacobus
Surname
du Toit
Baptism July 23, 1752
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p253, a1b5c7d1.
Historical Event 1754 (Age 17 months)

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Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony
Epidemic May 1, 1755 (Age 2 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Baptism of a brotherJohannes Stephanus du Toit
August 1, 1762 (Age 10 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d7.
Death of a paternal grandfatherPierre du Toit
May 16, 1768 (Age 15 years)

Publication: Vol. 10, Roo-Schn (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-0962-X
Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b4.
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5.
Death of a maternal grandmotherLouisa Cordier
November 22, 1774 (Age 22 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pienaar, p14, b2.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 23 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
MarriageElisabeth Maria TheronView this family
October 12, 1776 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p253, a1b5c7d1.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 28 years)

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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 (Age 27 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Death of a fatherJohannes du Toit
September 28, 1784 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p253, a1b5c7.
Marriage of a siblingJohannes Stephanus du ToitCecilia Geertruy du PlessisView this family
December 19, 1784 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d7.
War 1784 (Age 31 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Rossouw
February 15, 1785 (Age 32 years)

Publication: Vol. 10, Roo-Schn (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-0962-X
Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b4.
Death of a motherJohanna Pienaar
October 9, 1787 (Age 35 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p253, a1b5c7.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 36 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 42 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
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 44 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Baptism of a sonDaniël Stephanus du Toit
March 9, 1800 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 50 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 56 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 59 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 66 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 67 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
Marriage of a childDaniël Stephanus du ToitSusara Maria van StraatenView this family
March 2, 1823 (Age 70 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Jacobus DU TOIT (1900), MOOC 6/9/403 #2085, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-73F6-F?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8B%3A1598092306 : 12 September 2017), 007844974 > image 758 of 2141; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Nov 2019
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13.
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Straaten, p292, a3b1c9.
Death of a wifeElisabeth Maria Theron
February 8, 1824 (Age 71 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p4, b2c4d5.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Susara Catharina du Toit
about 1825 (Age 72 years)

Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f1.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 72 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Elizabeth Maria du Toit
June 18, 1827 (Age 74 years)

Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f2.
Baptism of a granddaughterElizabeth Maria du Toit
October 14, 1827 (Age 75 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f2.
Birth of a grandson
#3
Petrus Jacobus du Toit
March 15, 1833 (Age 80 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Jacobus DU TOIT (1900), MOOC 6/9/403 #2085, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-73F6-F?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8B%3A1598092306 : 12 September 2017), 007844974 > image 758 of 2141; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Nov 2019
Text:

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Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f3.
Baptism of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus du Toit
May 19, 1833 (Age 80 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f3.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 82 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Birth of a grandson
#4
Jakob Stephanus du Toit
February 4, 1838 (Age 85 years)

Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f4.
Baptism of a grandsonJakob Stephanus du Toit
April 18, 1838 (Age 85 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f4.
Town founded 1844 (Age 91 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a grandchildPetrus Jacobus du ToitLouisa Maria GrobbelaarView this family
April 27, 1857 (Age 104 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p253, b4c5d1e1f1g5.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Jacobus DU TOIT (1900), MOOC 6/9/403 #2085, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-73F6-F?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8B%3A1598092306 : 12 September 2017), 007844974 > image 758 of 2141; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Nov 2019
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d1e13f3.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Louisa Maria Grobbelaar (1918), MOOC 6/9/1065 #678, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BT-BWSJ?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9K9%3A1598032382 : 11 October 2018), 007730937 > image 511 of 745; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Nov 2019
Citation details: Marriage: Petrus Jacobus DU TOIT and Louisa Maria GROBBELAAR (1857), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-492H-Y?i=610&cat=244034 : accessed 14 May 2020
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 104 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 108 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
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 99 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 101 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 112 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 114 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
  1. Generation 1
    1. Petrus Jacobus du Toit, son of Johannes du Toit and Johanna Pienaar, was baptized on July 23, 1752 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. He married Elisabeth Maria Theron (second cousin), daughter of Jacobus Theron and Hester Blignaut, on October 12, 1776 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. She was baptized on June 29, 1759 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on February 8, 1824 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 64.

      Children of Petrus Jacobus du Toit and Elisabeth Maria Theron:

      1. Daniël Stephanus du Toit (18001876)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Daniël Stephanus du Toit, son of Petrus Jacobus du Toit and Elisabeth Maria Theron, was baptized on March 9, 1800 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on September 1, 1876 in Rouxville, Free State at the age of 76. He married Susara Maria van Straaten (great-uncle’s great-great-niece), daughter of Jacob van Straaten and Susara Catharina Erasmus, on March 2, 1823 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born in Buffelshoek, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on December 30, 1868 in Groenekloof, Petrusburg, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Petrus Jacobus du Toit, son of Daniël Stephanus du Toit and Susara Maria van Straaten, was born on March 15, 1833 in Groenkloof, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on March 25, 1900 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 67. He married Louisa Maria Grobbelaar (father’s second cousin’s wife’s great-niece), daughter of Albertus Grobbelaar and Susanna Elizabeth Maartens, on April 27, 1857 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on March 10, 1838 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on February 12, 1918 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 79.

      Children of Petrus Jacobus du Toit and Louisa Maria Grobbelaar:

      1. Susanna Elizabeth du Toit (18581937)
      2. Daniel Stephanus du Toit (1859)
      3. Albert Grobbelaar du Toit (18621938)
      4. Petrus Jacobus du Toit (1864)
      5. Susara Maria du Toit (18661958)
      6. Louwisa Maria du Toit (1867)
      7. Elizabeth Maria du Toit (1869)
      8. Johanna Francina du Toit (1871)
      9. Jacob Stephanus du Toit (1873)
      10. Hendrik Matthijs du Toit (1875)
      11. Louisa Maria du Toit (1877)
      12. Johannes Barend du Toit (1878)
      13. Jacobus Johannes du Toit (1880)
      14. Catharina du Toit (1883)