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Jacobus Petrus Delport1774

Name
Jacobus Petrus Delport
Given names
Jacobus Petrus
Surname
Delport
Baptism February 27, 1774

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p53, b6c2d1.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 2 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
Baptism of a brotherPieter Johannes Delport
August 31, 1777 (Age 3 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d2.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 6 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 5 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Baptism of a brotherIzak Christiaan Delport
December 7, 1783 (Age 9 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d3.
War 1784 (Age 9 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
MarriageSara Maria StrydomView this family
May 22, 1796 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p53, b6c2d1.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 14 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 20 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 23 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Baptism of a sonJacobus Petrus Delport
May 14, 1797 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p53, b6c2d1e1.
MarriageJohanna Jacomina le RouxView this family
May 18, 1800 (Age 26 years)
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Citation details: Delport, p53, b6c2d1.
Baptism of a daughterCatharina Johanna Delport
September 26, 1802 (Age 28 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p53, b6c2d1e2.
Birth of a son
#1
Petrus Jacobus Delport
calculated December 6, 1803 (Age 29 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p53, b6c2d1e3.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 29 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a sonPetrus Jacobus Delport
November 2, 1805 (Age 31 years)

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Citation details: Delport, p53, b6c2d1e3.
Baptism of a sonGabriel Johannes Delport
October 26, 1806 (Age 32 years)

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Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e4.
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 34 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Baptism of a sonJohannes Mattheus Delport
November 30, 1809 (Age 35 years)

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Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e5.
Town founded 1812 (Age 37 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Birth of a son
#2
Izaak Andries Delport
March 9, 1814 (Age 40 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6.
Baptism of a sonIzaak Andries Delport
September 25, 1814 (Age 40 years)
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Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 44 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Birth of a son
#3
Daniel Delport
September 2, 1819 (Age 45 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e7.
Historical Event 1820 (Age 45 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
Baptism of a sonDaniel Delport
February 4, 1820 (Age 45 years)
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Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e7.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 50 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Historical Event 1835 (Age 60 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a childIzaak Andries DelportCatharina Elizabeth Sophia OosthuizenView this family
December 26, 1836 (Age 62 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Catharina Elizabeth Johanna Delport
December 29, 1837 (Age 63 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6f1.
Baptism of a granddaughterCatharina Elizabeth Johanna Delport
July 20, 1838 (Age 64 years)
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Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6f1.
Birth of a grandson
#2
Petrus Marthinus Jacobus Delport
December 1, 1840 (Age 66 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6f2.
Baptism of a grandsonPetrus Marthinus Jacobus Delport
December 14, 1840 (Age 66 years)
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Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6f2.
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Johanna Jacomina Petronella Delport
December 11, 1842 (Age 68 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6f3.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Jacomina Petronella Delport
February 5, 1843 (Age 68 years)
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Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6f3.
Marriage of a childIzaak Andries DelportCecilia Johanna SchoemanView this family
January 15, 1844 (Age 69 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Christiaan Jurgens DELPORT (1925), VAB MHG #18232/1925, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-56J7?cat=195564 : accessed 14 Oct 2018
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Cecilia Johanna SCHOEMAN (1894), VAB MHG S1124/1894, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-5Q36?i=1268&cat=195564 : accessed 14 Oct 2018
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6.
Citation details: Marriage: Isaak Andries DELPORT and Johanna Secilia SCHOEMAN (1844), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-W4DX?i=601&cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Town founded 1844 (Age 69 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death of a sonPetrus Jacobus Delport
January 16, 1850 (Age 75 years) Age: 46 years 1 month 10 days

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p53, b6c2d1e3.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 82 years)

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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 (Age 87 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
Birth of a grandson
#4
Gert Christian Jurgens Delport
calculated September 1871 (Age 97 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Christiaan Jurgens DELPORT (1925), VAB MHG #18232/1925, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-56J7?cat=195564 : accessed 14 Oct 2018
Note: Calculated from age at death
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 77 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 79 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 90 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 92 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 99 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 106 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 106 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 111 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.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Jacobus Petrus Delport, son of Jacobus Delport and Johanna Jacomina van der Westhuizen, was baptized on February 27, 1774. He married 2 times. The first time he married Sara Maria Strydom on May 22, 1796. The second time he married Johanna Jacomina le Roux on May 18, 1800 in Cape Town, Western Cape.

      Children of Jacobus Petrus Delport and Sara Maria Strydom:

      1. Jacobus Petrus Delport (1797)

      Children of Jacobus Petrus Delport and Johanna Jacomina le Roux:

      1. Catharina Johanna Delport (1802)
      2. Petrus Jacobus Delport (18031850)
      3. Gabriel Johannes Delport (1806)
      4. Johannes Mattheus Delport (1809)
      5. Izaak Andries Delport (1814)
      6. Daniel Delport (1819)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Izaak Andries Delport, son of Jacobus Petrus Delport and Johanna Jacomina le Roux, was born on March 9, 1814. He married 2 times. The first time he married Catharina Elizabeth Sophia Oosthuizen on December 26, 1836 in George, Western Cape. She was born calculated 1816 in Olifantsrivier, Dist. George, Western Cape and died on December 13, 1842 in Rietvalley, , . The second time he married Cecilia Johanna Schoeman, daughter of Jurgens Johannes Schoeman and Catharina Cecilia Elisabett Le Roux, on January 15, 1844 in George, Western Cape. She was born calculated December 1, 1826 in Dist. Oudtshoorn, Western Cape and died on April 16, 1894 in Dist. Ladybrand, Free State.

      Children of Izaak Andries Delport and Catharina Elizabeth Sophia Oosthuizen:

      1. Catharina Elizabeth Johanna Delport (1837)
      2. Petrus Marthinus Jacobus Delport (1840)
      3. Johanna Jacomina Petronella Delport (1842)

      Children of Izaak Andries Delport and Cecilia Johanna Schoeman:

      1. Gert Christian Jurgens Delport (18711925)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Gert Christian Jurgens Delport, son of Izaak Andries Delport and Cecilia Johanna Schoeman, was born calculated September 1871 in Ladybrand, Free State and died on October 19, 1925 in Senekal, Free State. He married Clementina Letitia Johanna Berry (fourth cousin once removed descending), daughter of John George Berry and Aletha Maria Ferreira.

      Children of Gert Christian Jurgens Delport and Clementina Letitia Johanna Berry:

      1. Izaak Andries Delport (1895)
      2. John George Delport (18961949)
      3. Aletta Maria Delport (1897)
      4. Private
      5. Gert Christiaan “Boet” Delport (19051968)
      6. Private