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Johannes Mattheus Delport1809

Name
Johannes Mattheus Delport
Given names
Johannes Mattheus
Surname
Delport
Baptism November 30, 1809

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e5.
Natural disaster 1809

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Birth of a brotherIzaak Andries Delport
March 9, 1814 (Age 4 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Town founded 1812 (Age 2 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Baptism of a brotherIzaak Andries Delport
September 25, 1814 (Age 4 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 8 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Birth of a brotherDaniel Delport
September 2, 1819 (Age 9 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e7.
Historical Event 1820 (Age 10 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 brotherDaniel Delport
February 4, 1820 (Age 10 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e7.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 15 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Historical Event 1835 (Age 25 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a siblingIzaak Andries DelportCatharina Elizabeth Sophia OosthuizenView this family
December 26, 1836 (Age 27 years)
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Delport, p54, b6c2d1e6.
Marriage of a siblingIzaak Andries DelportCecilia Johanna SchoemanView this family
January 15, 1844 (Age 34 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 34 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death of a brotherPetrus Jacobus Delport
January 16, 1850 (Age 40 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 47 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 51 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
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 71 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 91 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 89 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 42 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 44 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 55 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 57 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 63 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 71 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 76 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.
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 94 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 96 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 100 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 102 years)

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 104 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 108 years)

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Note: Spanish flu: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world
  1. Generation 1
    1. Johannes Mattheus Delport, son of Jacobus Petrus Delport and Johanna Jacomina le Roux, was baptized on November 30, 1809.