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Maria Margaretha WolfaardtAge: 89 years17541844

Name
Maria Margaretha Wolfaardt
Given names
Maria Margaretha
Surname
Wolfaardt
Married name
Maria Margaretha Nieuwoudt
Birth October 26, 1754
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1.
Historical Event 1754

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Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony
Epidemic May 1, 1755 (Age 6 months)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Baptism November 2, 1755 (Age 12 months)
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1.
MarriageJan Harmen NieuwoudtView this family
June 27, 1773 (Age 18 years)

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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Regina Barbara Nieuwoudt
December 16, 1774 (Age 20 years)

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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d2.
Baptism of a daughterRegina Barbara Nieuwoudt
January 1, 1775 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steenkamp, p165, b13c3.
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d2.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 21 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780 (Age 26 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 25 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784 (Age 29 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Birth of a son
#2
George Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt
October 4, 1788 (Age 33 years)
Address: Jan Disselsvlei
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d7.
Baptism of a sonGeorge Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt
October 19, 1788 (Age 33 years)
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d7.
Marriage of a childJan Harmse SteenkampRegina Barbara NieuwoudtView this family
November 22, 1792 (Age 38 years)

Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steenkamp, p165, b13c3.
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d2.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 34 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 40 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 42 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 48 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 54 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 57 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Alida Carolina Steenkamp
June 20, 1813 (Age 58 years)

Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steenkamp, p165, b13c3d7.
Baptism of a granddaughterAlida Carolina Steenkamp
December 31, 1815 (Age 61 years)
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steenkamp, p165, b13c3d7.
Marriage of a childGeorge Sebastiaan NieuwoudtAnna Margaretha Frederica TheronView this family
April 6, 1816 (Age 61 years)
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d7.
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 63 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 65 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
Death of a husbandJan Harmen Nieuwoudt
January 12, 1822 (Age 67 years)
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1.
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Christina Alida Nieuwoudt
July 11, 1824 (Age 69 years)
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 70 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Baptism of a granddaughterChristina Alida Nieuwoudt
March 5, 1825 (Age 70 years)
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Marriage of a grandchildSchalk Willem Petrus BurgerAlida Carolina SteenkampView this family
November 15, 1829 (Age 75 years)
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p504, b2c2d9e1.
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steenkamp, p165, b13c3d7.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 80 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildDaniël Johannes Charl TheronChristina Alida NieuwoudtView this family
January 1, 1843 (Age 88 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Citation details: Marriage: Daniel Johannes THERON and Christina Alida NIEUWOUDT (1843), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-6SDG-N?i=125&cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Town founded 1844 (Age 89 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death April 30, 1844 (Age 89 years)
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Maria Margaretha Wolfaardt was born on October 26, 1754 in Wagenmakersvallei, Dist. Paarl, Western Cape and died on April 30, 1844 in Clanwilliam, Western Cape at the age of 89. She married Jan Harmen Nieuwoudt, son of Gerrit Nieuwoudt and Johanna Steenkamp, on June 27, 1773. He was born on February 5, 1740 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape and died on January 12, 1822 in Clanwilliam, Western Cape at the age of 81.

      Children of Maria Margaretha Wolfaardt and Jan Harmen Nieuwoudt:

      1. Regina Barbara Nieuwoudt (1774)
      2. George Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt (17881856)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Regina Barbara Nieuwoudt, daughter of Jan Harmen Nieuwoudt and Maria Margaretha Wolfaardt, was born on December 16, 1774. She married Jan Harmse Steenkamp, son of Gerrit “Gert” Steenkamp and Hendrina Cecilia Kruger, on November 22, 1792. He was baptized on February 28, 1768 and died on December 28, 1848 in Klipfontein, Dist. Clanwilliam, Western Cape at the age of 80.

      Children of Regina Barbara Nieuwoudt and Jan Harmse Steenkamp:

      1. Alida Carolina Steenkamp (1813)
    2. George Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt, son of Jan Harmen Nieuwoudt and Maria Margaretha Wolfaardt, was born on October 4, 1788 in Clanwilliam, Western Cape and died on August 8, 1856 in Blaauw Cypher, Kareebergen, Dist. Clanwilliam, Western Cape at the age of 67. He married Anna Margaretha Frederica Theron (nephew-in-law’s son-in-law’s sister), daughter of Daniël Johannes Theron and Johanna Francina Strauss, on April 6, 1816 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. She was baptized on January 10, 1796 and died on September 5, 1872 in Zakfontein, Fraserburg, Northern Cape at the age of 76.

      Children of George Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt and Anna Margaretha Frederica Theron:

      1. Christina Alida Nieuwoudt (1824)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Alida Carolina Steenkamp, daughter of Jan Harmse Steenkamp and Regina Barbara Nieuwoudt, was born on June 20, 1813. She married Schalk Willem Petrus Burger (aunt’s sister-in-law’s father), son of Jacobus Stephanus Burger and Hester Sophia van der Merwe, on November 15, 1829 in Cape Town, Western Cape. He was born calculated April 1, 1784 in Karnmelksvallei, Dist. Clanwilliam, Western Cape and died on June 16, 1868 in Walkraal, Dist. Fraserburg, Northern Cape.

    2. Christina Alida Nieuwoudt, daughter of George Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt and Anna Margaretha Frederica Theron, was born on July 11, 1824 in Hantam, Northern Cape. She married Daniël Johannes Charl Theron (first cousin), son of David Johannes Theron and Francina Lodewica Johanna Jooste, on January 1, 1843 in Clanwilliam, Western Cape. He was born on February 25, 1821.

      Children of Christina Alida Nieuwoudt and Daniël Johannes Charl Theron:

      1. Anna Margaretha Magdalena Theron (18441877)
      2. David Johannes Theron (18461878)
      3. Francina Lodewica Johanna Theron (1847)
      4. George Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt Theron (18491904)
      5. Daniël Johannes Charl Theron (18531926)
      6. Christina Alida Theron (1855)
      7. Jan Harmse Theron (18581918)
      8. Petrus Jacobus Theron (18611900)
      9. Alida Josepha Theron (18641924)
      10. Jacobus Christiaan Theron (18671923)