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Hester Catherina van AswegenAge: 67 years18351902

Name
Hester Catherina van Aswegen
Given names
Hester Catherina
Surname
van Aswegen
Married name
Hester Catherina Viljoen
Birth January 3, 1835
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: 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
Text:

CAL 1835

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
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844 (Age 8 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
MarriageDavid Jacobus ViljoenView this family
November 28, 1853 (Age 18 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 23 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 21 years)

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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 23 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 26 years)

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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 30 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
Baptism of a sonJan Hendrik “Jerman” Viljoen
October 8, 1865 (Age 30 years)
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7g7.
Death of a husbandDavid Jacobus Viljoen
May 28, 1879 (Age 44 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
Marriage of a childDavid Jacobus ViljoenDina Carolina BritsView this family
July 7, 1884 (Age 49 years) Husband: 26 years Wife: 17 years
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Dina Carolina BRITS (1930), VAB MHG 22411, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LS-J9DT-W?i=1664&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
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: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: David Jacobus VILJOEN and Dina Carolina BRITS (1884), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TD-ZGL8?cc=1910846&wc=39ZX-L29%3A183083201%2C183099001%2C183104101 : 21 May 2014), Free State > Bloemfontein > Marriages 1870-1890 > image 641 of 828; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 30 Nov 2019
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7g3.
Marriage of a childJan Hendrik “Jerman” ViljoenMaria Jacoba BritsView this family
November 23, 1891 (Age 56 years) Husband: 26 Wife: 26
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Jacoba BRITS (1919), VAB MHG V2142, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-J9Q6-G?i=1654&cc=3040532 : accessed 30 Nov 2019
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
Publication: Vol. 14, Va-Vir (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1087-3
Citation details: Viljoen, p324, b3c4d12e8f7g7.
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Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 66 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 64 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 16 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 18 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 29 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 31 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 38 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 45 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 45 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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 50 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.
Death February 24, 1902 Age: 67 years
Address: Refugee camp, Winburg
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
  1. Generation 1
    1. Hester Catherina van Aswegen, daughter of Johannes Henning van Aswegen and Anna Jacoba , 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. She married David Jacobus Viljoen, son of Frederik Jacobus “Kootjie” Viljoen and Martha Sophia van der Merwe, on November 28, 1853 in Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape. He 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.

  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.