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Jeremias Cornelis NieuwoudtAge: 66 years17441811

Name
Jeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt
Given names
Jeremias Cornelis
Surname
Nieuwoudt
Baptism June 28, 1744
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p329, b1c3.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJan “Harmensz” Steenkamp
about 1744
Publication: Vol. 12, So-Sz (2005) ISBN: 0-7972-1032-6
Citation details: Steenkamp, p147, a1.
Birth of a sisterGesina Maria “Geesje” Nieuwoudt
May 25, 1746 (Age 22 months)

Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p283, b8c13.
Baptism of a sisterGesina Maria “Geesje” Nieuwoudt
August 7, 1746 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p283, b8c13.
Historical Event 1754 (Age 9 years)

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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 10 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Marriage of a siblingJan Harmen NieuwoudtMaria Cecilia van KerkenView this family
November 27, 1768 (Age 24 years)

Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1.
Marriage of a siblingCharl du ToitGesina Maria “Geesje” NieuwoudtView this family
February 4, 1770 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p140, b1c5d16.
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p283, b8c13.
Marriage of a siblingJan Harmen NieuwoudtMaria Margaretha WolfaardtView this family
June 27, 1773 (Age 28 years)

Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1.
MarriageJacoba BotmaView this family
August 20, 1775 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p329, b1c3.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 32 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780 (Age 36 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 35 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784 (Age 39 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
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Heremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt
December 14, 1787 (Age 43 years)
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Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p330, b1c3d6.
Baptism of a sonHeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt
November 26, 1788 (Age 44 years)
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p330, b1c3d6.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 44 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 50 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
Death of a fatherGerrit Nieuwoudt
about 1797 (Age 52 years)

Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1.
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 52 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Marriage of a childHeremias Cornelis NieuwoudtJannetjie Sophia “Johanna” BockView this family
February 7, 1808 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p330, b1c3d6.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Jannetjie Sophia BOCK (1840), MOOC 6/9/20 #4196, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQPH-5?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 June 2018), 007844936 > image 110 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 7 Dec 2019
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 58 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 64 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Death May 18, 1811 (Age 66 years)

Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p329, b1c3.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Jeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt, son of Gerrit Nieuwoudt and Johanna Steenkamp, was baptized on June 28, 1744 in Drakenstein, Western Cape and died on May 18, 1811 at the age of 66. He married Jacoba Botma, daughter of Johannes Arnoldus Botma and Jacoba Keyser, on August 20, 1775 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. She was born on May 25, 1757.

      Children of Jeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt and Jacoba Botma:

      1. Heremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt (17871859)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Heremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt, son of Jeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt and Jacoba Botma, 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. He married 3 times. The first time he married Jannetjie Sophia “Johanna” Bock, daughter of Michiel Nicolaas Bok and Johanna Sophia “Jannetjie” Steenkamp, on February 7, 1808 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. She was born on March 29, 1790 in Groenrivier, Onder-Bokkeveld, Dist. Clanwilliam, Western Cape and died on February 27, 1840 in Groenrivier, Onder-Bokkeveld, Dist. Clanwilliam, Western Cape at the age of 49. The second time he married Sophia Maria Jacoba van der Merwe (uncle’s step-mother’s great-great-niece), daughter of Willem Schalk van der Merwe and Anna Louisa Jacobs, on May 16, 1841 in Clanwilliam, Western Cape. She 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. The third time he married Maria Magdalena van Zyl, daughter of Gideon van Zyl and Catharina Johanna Kriel, on June 9, 1845 in Drooge Rivier, Clanwilliam, Western Cape. She was born in Kruisfontein, , and died on March 13, 1864 in Modderfontein, , .

      Children of Heremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt and Jannetjie Sophia “Johanna” Bock:

      1. Gerrit Christiaan Jacobus “Gert” Nieuwoudt (18131847)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Gerrit Christiaan Jacobus “Gert” Nieuwoudt, son of Heremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt and Jannetjie Sophia “Johanna” Bock, was born on September 3, 1813 in Bokkeveld, Calvinia, Northern Cape and died on March 30, 1847 at the age of 33. He married Maatje Catharina Kotze, daughter of Theunis Gerhardus Kotze and Aletta Catharina Carstens, on January 3, 1836 in Clanwilliam, Western Cape. She was born on August 25, 1818 and died on March 27, 1881 at the age of 62.

      Children of Gerrit Christiaan Jacobus “Gert” Nieuwoudt and Maatje Catharina Kotze:

      1. Aletta Catharina Nieuwoudt (18371879)
      2. Heremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt (1839)
      3. Theunis Gerhardus Josias Nieuwoudt (1841)
      4. Gert Christiaan Jacobus Nieuwoudt (1845)