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Sophia Maria Jacoba van der MerweAge: 30 years18121842

Name
Sophia Maria Jacoba van der Merwe
Given names
Sophia Maria Jacoba
Surname
van der Merwe
Married name
Sophia Maria Jacoba Nieuwoudt
Birth May 6, 1812 36 28
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p330, b1c3d6.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10d2e4f6.
Baptism September 6, 1812 (Age 4 months)
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p330, b1c3d6.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Town founded 1812

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 6 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 7 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
Economic Event 1825 (Age 12 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
MarriageIzaak Johannes van der MerweView this family
before 1831 (Age 18 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10d2e4f6.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p563, b2c11d2e8f6. and g1-g5
Historical Event 1835 (Age 22 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
MarriageHeremias Cornelis NieuwoudtView this family
May 16, 1841 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p330, b1c3d6.
Citation details: Marriage: Heremias Cornelis NIEUWOUDT Sr and Sophia Maria Jacoba VAN DER MERWE (1841), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-WSJF-H?i=265&cat=244034 : accessed 18 Apr 2020
Death November 20, 1842 (Age 30 years)
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p330, b1c3d6.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Sophia Maria Jacoba van der Merwe, daughter of Willem Schalk van der Merwe and Anna Louisa Jacobs, was born on May 6, 1812 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on November 20, 1842 in Onder-Bokkeveld, Calvinia, Northern Cape at the age of 30. She married 2 times. The first time she married Izaak Johannes van der Merwe (third cousin), son of Carel Aaron van der Merwe and Elsie Johanna van Heerden, before 1831. He was born on April 8, 1809. The second time she married Heremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt (great-great-aunt’s step-son’s wife’s nephew), son of Jeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt and Jacoba Botma, on May 16, 1841 in Clanwilliam, Western Cape. He was born on December 14, 1787 in Klynfontein, Clanwilliam, Western Cape and died on March 4, 1859 in Dist. Calvinia, Northern Cape at the age of 71.