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David Jacobus ViljoenAge: 46 years18331879

Name
David Jacobus Viljoen
Given names
David Jacobus
Surname
Viljoen
Birth April 15, 1833 34 33
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: David Jacobus VILJOEN (1879), VAB MHG #V253, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-J93M-P?cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Baptism June 16, 1833 (Age 2 months)
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7.
Birth of a son
#1
Frederick Jacobus Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a son
#2
Johannes Henning Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a daughter
#3
Anna Jacoba Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a daughter
#4
Martha Sophia Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a daughter
#5
Hester Catharina Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a daughter
#6
Margaretha Louisa Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a son
#7
Willem Jacobus Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a son
#8
Johannes Lodewicus Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a son
#9
Petrus Jacobus Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a son
#10
Hercules David Viljoen

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Occupation
farmer

Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7.
Occupation
farmer

Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 20 months)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a motherMartha Sophia van der Merwe
April 23, 1839 (Age 6 years)
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p323, b3c4d12e8.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p544, b2c9d6e2f8.
Text:

† Rietvlei, Uitvlugt 23.4.1839

Death of a maternal grandmotherMartha Sophia van der Merwe
1841 (Age 7 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p542, b2c9d6e2.
Marriage of a parentFrederik Jacobus “Kootjie” ViljoenHuibrecht Johanna HeferView this family
April 4, 1842 (Age 8 years)
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p323, b3c4d12e8.
Citation details: Marriage: Frederik Jacobus VILJOEN and Huibregt Johanna HEFER (1842), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-NN3G?i=313&cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Town founded 1844 (Age 10 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohannes Lodewicus van der Merwe
August 13, 1845 (Age 12 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p542, b2c9d6e2.
MarriageHester Catherina van AswegenView this family
November 28, 1853 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: David Jacobus VILJOEN (1910), VAB MHG V1834, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-J9WG-K?i=166&cat=195564 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7.
Citation details: Marriage: David Jacobus VILJOEN and Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1853), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK8-KS61-Z?i=292&cat=244034 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a son
#11
David Jacobus Viljoen
April 15, 1858 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: David Jacobus VILJOEN (1910), VAB MHG V1834, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-J9WG-K?i=166&cat=195564 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Text:

CAL APR 1858

Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7g3.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 23 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Baptism of a sonDavid Jacobus Viljoen
June 13, 1858 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7g3.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 27 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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
Birth of a son
#12
Jan Hendrik “Jerman” Viljoen
July 17, 1865 (Age 32 years)

Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Jan Hendrik VILJOEN and Maria Jacoba BRITS (1891), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TD-ZYF2?cc=1910846&wc=39ZX-T36%3A183083201%2C183123201%2C183123202 : 21 May 2014), Free State > Boshof > Marriages 1878-1900 > image 470 of 712; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Text:

CAL 1865

Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7g7.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Catharina VAN ASWEGEN (1902), VAB MHG #A372, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-62NS-3BD?i=504&cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 18 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 20 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 31 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Baptism of a sonJan Hendrik “Jerman” Viljoen
October 8, 1865 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7g7.
Economic Event 1867 (Age 33 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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 40 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death May 28, 1879 (Age 46 years) Age: 46 years 1 month 13 days
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7.
Text:

Ficksburg

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: David Jacobus VILJOEN (1879), VAB MHG #V253, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-J93M-P?cat=195564 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
  1. Generation 1
    1. David Jacobus Viljoen, farmer and farmer, son of Frederik Jacobus “Kootjie” Viljoen and Martha Sophia van der Merwe, was born on April 15, 1833 in Rietvlei, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on May 28, 1879 in Boompie Alleen, Dist. Ladybrand, Free State at the age of 46. He married Hester Catherina van Aswegen, daughter of Johannes Henning van Aswegen and Anna Jacoba , on November 28, 1853 in Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape. She was born on January 3, 1835 in Klipfontein, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on February 24, 1902 in Winburg, Free State at the age of 67.

  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. David Jacobus Viljoen, farmer, son of David Jacobus Viljoen and Hester Catherina van Aswegen, was born on April 15, 1858 in Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape and died on October 22, 1910 in Bultfontein, Dist. Hoopstad, Free State at the age of 52. He married Dina Carolina Brits (sister-in-law), daughter of Gert Roelof Brits and Maria Jacoba Meybürgh, on July 7, 1884 in Bloemfontein, Free State. She was born calculated June 1867 in Dist. Bloemfontein, Free State and died on April 1, 1930 in Bultfontein, Dist. Hoopstad, Free State.

    2. Jan Hendrik “Jerman” Viljoen, son of David Jacobus Viljoen and Hester Catherina van Aswegen, was born on July 17, 1865. He married Maria Jacoba Brits (sister-in-law), daughter of Gert Roelof Brits and Maria Jacoba Meybürgh, on November 23, 1891 in Boshof, Free State. She was born calculated December 1864 in Dist. Bloemfontein, Free State and died on February 17, 1919 in Dealesville, Dist. Boshof, Free State.