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Daniel Cornelis Francois EllisAge: 68 years18691937

Name
Daniel Cornelis Francois Ellis
Given names
Daniel Cornelis Francois
Surname
Ellis
Birth calculated March 1869
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Citation details: Marriage: Daniel Cornelis Francois ELLIS and Janetta Jacoba BRITS (1908), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C953-SSSB-Z?cc=1910846&wc=39ZJ-MNT%3A183083201%2C1301841311%2C1559233681 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Dealesville > Marriages 1905-1919 > image 44 of 226; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
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CAL 1870

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Cornelis Francois ELLIS (1937), VAB MHG 29636, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99L4-H4YJ?i=1539&cat=195564 : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 4 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 11 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Death of a wifeMaria Elizabeth le Grange
about 1900 (Age 30 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Cornelis Francois ELLIS (1937), VAB MHG 29636, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99L4-H4YJ?i=1539&cat=195564 : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 31 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 30 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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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

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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 1881 (Age 11 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 16 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 34 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 36 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Death of a wifeSusara Elizabeth Brits
about 1907 (Age 37 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Cornelis Francois ELLIS (1937), VAB MHG 29636, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99L4-H4YJ?i=1539&cat=195564 : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 41 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 42 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 45 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 48 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
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 60 years)

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Death November 30, 1937 (Age 68 years) Age: 68 years 8 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Cornelis Francois ELLIS (1937), VAB MHG 29636, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99L4-H4YJ?i=1539&cat=195564 : accessed 1 Dec 2019
  1. Generation 1
    1. Daniel Cornelis Francois Ellis was born calculated March 1869 in Ladismith, Western Cape and died on November 30, 1937 in Biesiepan, Dealesville, Dist. Boshof, Free State. He married 3 times. The first time he married Maria Elizabeth le Grange. The second time he married Susara Elizabeth Brits. The third time he married Jeanetta Jacoba Brits, daughter of Gert Roelof Brits and Maria Jacoba Meybürgh.

      Daniel Cornelis Francois Ellis and Maria Elizabeth le Grange had 1 child.

      Daniel Cornelis Francois Ellis and Susara Elizabeth Brits had 2 children.

      Daniel Cornelis Francois Ellis and Jeanetta Jacoba Brits had 2 children.