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Geertruyd Loos

Name
Geertruyd Loos
Given names
Geertruyd
Surname
Loos
Married name
Geertruyd Wiederholt
MarriageHendrik Lodewyk WiederholtView this family
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Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Straaten, p290, a3.
Epidemic March 16, 1713

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony
Baptism of a daughterHenriëtta Wilhelmina Wiederholt
February 26, 1730

Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Straaten, p290, a3.
Marriage of a childJan van StratenHenriëtta Wilhelmina WiederholtView this family
November 9, 1746

Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Straaten, p290, a3.
Historical Event 1754

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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

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
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
War 1784

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
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
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
Town founded August 27, 1818

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Note: Cradock is founded
  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Geertruyd Loos and Hendrik Lodewyk Wiederholt:

      1. Henriëtta Wilhelmina Wiederholt (1730)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Henriëtta Wilhelmina Wiederholt, daughter of Hendrik Lodewyk Wiederholt and Geertruyd Loos, was baptized on February 26, 1730. She married Jan van Straten on November 9, 1746.