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Jacoba Botma1757

Name
Jacoba Botma
Given names
Jacoba
Surname
Botma
Married name
Jacoba Nieuwoudt
Birth May 25, 1757

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Baptism October 9, 1757 (Age 4 months)

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MarriageJeremias Cornelis NieuwoudtView this family
August 20, 1775 (Age 18 years)
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Historical Event July 1776 (Age 19 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780 (Age 23 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 22 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784 (Age 26 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
#1
Heremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt
December 14, 1787 (Age 30 years)
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Baptism of a sonHeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt
November 26, 1788 (Age 31 years)
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War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 31 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 37 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 39 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 50 years)
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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
Death of a husbandJeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt
May 18, 1811 (Age 53 years)

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Birth of a grandson
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Gerrit Christiaan Jacobus “Gert” Nieuwoudt
September 3, 1813 (Age 56 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Gert Christiaan Jacobus NIEUWOUDT (1847), MOOC 6/9/42 #8933, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSXM-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZJ%3A1598082368 : 12 September 2017), 007844937 > image 344 of 2283; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 23 Apr 2020
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Groenrivier, Onder Bokkeveld

War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 45 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 51 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 54 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Baptism of a grandsonGerrit Christiaan Jacobus “Gert” Nieuwoudt
October 9, 1814 (Age 57 years)
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Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 61 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 62 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 67 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Historical Event 1835 (Age 77 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildGerrit Christiaan Jacobus “Gert” NieuwoudtMaatje Catharina KotzeView this family
January 3, 1836 (Age 78 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
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Marriage of a childHeremias Cornelis NieuwoudtSophia Maria Jacoba van der MerweView this family
May 16, 1841 (Age 83 years)
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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
Town founded 1844 (Age 86 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a childHeremias Cornelis NieuwoudtMaria Magdalena van ZylView this family
June 9, 1845 (Age 88 years)
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Citation details: Marriage: Heremias Cornelis NIEUWOUDT and Maria Magdalena VAN ZYL (1845), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSJG-LW28?cat=244034 : accessed 21 Apr 2020
Death of a grandsonGerrit Christiaan Jacobus “Gert” Nieuwoudt
March 30, 1847 (Age 89 years) Age: 33 years 6 months 27 days

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Citation details: Death notice: Gert Christiaan Jacobus NIEUWOUDT (1847), MOOC 6/9/42 #8933, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSXM-3?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZJ%3A1598082368 : 12 September 2017), 007844937 > image 344 of 2283; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Death of a sonHeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt
March 4, 1859 (Age 101 years)
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Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 99 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 103 years)

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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
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 94 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 96 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 107 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 109 years)
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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 116 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
  1. Generation 1
    1. Jacoba Botma, daughter of Johannes Arnoldus Botma and Jacoba Keyser, was born on May 25, 1757. She married Jeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt, son of Gerrit Nieuwoudt and Johanna Steenkamp, on August 20, 1775 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. He was baptized on June 28, 1744 in Drakenstein, Western Cape and died on May 18, 1811 at the age of 66.

      Children of Jacoba Botma and Jeremias Cornelis Nieuwoudt:

      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)