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Jacoba Louisa Hendriks1778

Name
Jacoba Louisa Hendriks
Given names
Jacoba Louisa
Surname
Hendriks
Married name
Jacoba Louisa Nieuwoudt
Birth January 18, 1778

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War December 20, 1780 (Age 2 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 23 months)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784 (Age 5 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 10 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 16 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
MarriageHeremias NieuwoudtView this family
July 24, 1796 (Age 18 years)
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Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 19 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Birth of a son
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Heremias Hendrik Nieuwoudt
February 13, 1806 (Age 28 years)

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War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 25 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a sonHeremias Hendrik Nieuwoudt
February 16, 1806 (Age 28 years)
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Natural disaster 1809 (Age 30 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 33 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 40 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 41 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 46 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Marriage of a childHeremias Hendrik NieuwoudtAnna Maria TheronView this family
April 8, 1832 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: Marriage: Heremias Hendrik NIEUWOUD and Anna Maria THERON (1832), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QD89?i=210&cat=959223 : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Text:

D. 8de April 32

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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Maria NIEUWOUDT (1838), MOOC 6/9/13 #2940, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M9MK-T?mode=g&i=1014 image 1015/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e6.
Text:

26 FEB 1832

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Text:

x Graaff-Reinet 7.4.1832 Anna Maria THERON

Historical Event 1835 (Age 56 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a childHeremias Hendrik NieuwoudtJudith Johanna HaarhofView this family
December 13, 1838 (Age 60 years)
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Town founded 1844 (Age 65 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death of a husbandHeremias Nieuwoudt
December 26, 1851 (Age 73 years)
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Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 78 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 83 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 73 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 75 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 86 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Death of a sonHeremias Hendrik Nieuwoudt
November 24, 1867 (Age 89 years)
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Economic Event 1867 (Age 88 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 95 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 102 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 102 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 107 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.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Jacoba Louisa Hendriks, daughter of Johannes Jacob Hendriks and Maria de Leeuw, was born on January 18, 1778. She married Heremias Nieuwoudt, son of Izaak Nieuwoudt and Dorothea Elizabeth Hertzog, on July 24, 1796 in Cape Town, Western Cape. He was baptized on February 28, 1773 in Paarl, Western Cape and died on December 26, 1851 in Toon Bothasfontein, Richmond, Northern Cape at the age of 78.

      Children of Jacoba Louisa Hendriks and Heremias Nieuwoudt:

      1. Heremias Hendrik Nieuwoudt (18061867)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Heremias Hendrik Nieuwoudt, son of Heremias Nieuwoudt and Jacoba Louisa Hendriks, was born on February 13, 1806 and died on November 24, 1867 in Karriboschpoort, , at the age of 61. He married 2 times. The first time he married Anna Maria Theron (uncle’s father’s great-niece), daughter of Pieter Carel Theron and Aletta Catherina Steenberg, on April 8, 1832 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on March 25, 1811 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on July 29, 1838 in Sneeuwberg, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 27. The second time he married Judith Johanna Haarhof, daughter of Pieter Josua Haarhof and Judith Johanna le Roux, on December 13, 1838 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on October 1, 1818 in Sneeuberg, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.