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Gabriel du Plessis1750

Name
Gabriel du Plessis
Given names
Gabriel
Surname
du Plessis
Baptism October 4, 1750
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d5.
Baptism of a sisterMaria Agatha du Plessis
June 4, 1752 (Age 20 months)

Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nienaber, p282, a1.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d6.
Baptism of a sisterJohanna Elisabeth du Plessis
September 23, 1753 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d7.
Historical Event 1754 (Age 3 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 4 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Baptism of a sisterMartha Sophia du Plessis
July 5, 1755 (Age 4 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d8.
Baptism of a brotherDaniël du Plessis
July 10, 1757 (Age 6 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d9.
Death of a motherMaria van Ellewee
October 9, 1761 (Age 11 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Marriage of a siblingDaniël BlomMagdalena Anna du PlessisView this family
December 20, 1761 (Age 11 years)
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Blom, p307, b2c6.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4d1.
Marriage of a parentCharl du PlessisGeertruy BoeiensView this family
February 14, 1762 (Age 11 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Baptism of a half-sisterGeertruy Magdalena du Plessis
November 7, 1762 (Age 12 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p167, b2c4d12.
Death of a paternal grandfatherJean Louis du Plessis
March 14, 1768 (Age 17 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p154, b2.
Marriage of a siblingJan Hendrik NienaberMaria Agatha du PlessisView this family
October 13, 1771 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Nienaber, p282, a1.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d6.
Marriage of a siblingZacharias Arend EloffMartha Sophia du PlessisView this family
May 2, 1772 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d8.
Marriage of a parentCharl du PlessisMaria Susanna van NiekerkView this family
December 20, 1772 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: van Niekerk, p262, b4c2.
Marriage of a siblingPhilip Jacob NaudéJohanna Elisabeth du PlessisView this family
August 4, 1774 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Vol. 6, N (2000) ISBN:
Citation details: Naudé, p38, a2.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d7.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 25 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Americans declare independece
Death of a paternal grandmotherMadeleine Rousseau
October 2, 1780 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p154, b2.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 30 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 29 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Marriage of a siblingDaniël du PlessisMaria Magdalena PretoriusView this family
January 28, 1781 (Age 30 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d9.
Marriage of a siblingJonathan FourieMartha Sophia du PlessisView this family
May 13, 1781 (Age 30 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d6.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d8.
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Fourie, p354, b21.
Marriage of a half-siblingJan TheronGeertruy Magdalena du PlessisView this family
December 11, 1781 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p167, b2c4d12.
MarriageMagdalena Maria VenterView this family
February 23, 1783 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d5.
Marriage of a siblingDaniël du PlessisMaria Magdalena van den BergView this family
May 18, 1783 (Age 32 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d9.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Berg, p223, b1c2d3.
War 1784 (Age 33 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Baptism of a daughterMartha du Plessis
February 10, 1787 (Age 36 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d5e1.
MarriageHester VenterView this family
May 2, 1790 (Age 39 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d5.
Death of a sisterJohanna Elisabeth du Plessis
March 18, 1791 (Age 40 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d7.
Marriage of a siblingJan Andries BeetgeMaria Agatha du PlessisView this family
September 14, 1794 (Age 43 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d6.
Historical Event 1795 (Age 44 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 46 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Death of a fatherCharl du Plessis
July 31, 1797 (Age 46 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 38 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French Revolution
Marriage of a siblingJohan Christiaan LamprechtMartha Sophia du PlessisView this family
August 16, 1801 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d8.
Marriage of a childJacobus MyburghMartha du PlessisView this family
March 21, 1802 (Age 51 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Phillipus Arnoldus MYBURG (1884), VAB MHG M405, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-G9NP-W?i=748&cat=195564 : accessed 28 Nov 2019
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d5e1.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Anna Cecilia Meyburgh
calculated May 1808 (Age 57 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3f2.
Text:

CAL JUL 1807

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Cecilia MIJBURG (1896), VAB MHG M819, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-P93Z-L?i=1476&cat=195564 : accessed 7 Dec 2019
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 52 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Cecilia Meyburgh
August 7, 1808 (Age 57 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2f3.
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 58 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 61 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Marriage of a half-siblingCarel de VogelGeertruy Magdalena du PlessisView this family
August 29, 1813 (Age 62 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p167, b2c4d12.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 67 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Cradock is founded
Birth of a grandson
#2
Philippus Arnoldus Meiburgh
September 5, 1818 (Age 67 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Phillipus Arnoldus MYBURG (1884), VAB MHG M405, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-G9NP-W?i=748&cat=195564 : accessed 28 Nov 2019
Text:

CAL 04 SEP 1818

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2f8.
Baptism of a grandsonPhilippus Arnoldus Meiburgh
December 20, 1818 (Age 68 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2f8.
Historical Event 1820 (Age 69 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
Marriage of a grandchildJan BritsAnna Cecilia MeyburghView this family
January 21, 1825 (Age 74 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Roelof BRITS (1912), VAB MHG B3920, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-6Q9Q-1M?cat=195564 : accessed 26 Nov 2019
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3f2.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Cecilia MIJBURG (1896), VAB MHG M819, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-P93Z-L?i=1476&cat=195564 : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2f3.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 74 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Historical Event 1835 (Age 84 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildPhilippus Arnoldus MeiburghJohanna Susanna NienaberView this family
December 26, 1838 (Age 88 years)
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Baptism: Johanna Susanna BRITS (1860), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QG-597R-G?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-2N5%3A183083201%2C183194001%2C1301770801 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Smithfield > Christenings 1848-1899 > image 129 of 546; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 27 Nov 2019
Citation details: Marriage: Philippus Arnoldus MEYBURG and Johanna Suzanna NIENABER (1838), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-3SPV-B?i=247&cat=244034 : accessed 27 Nov 2019
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2f8.
Town founded 1844 (Age 93 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Death of a daughterMartha du Plessis
November 3, 1858 (Age 108 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 106 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 110 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
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 101 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 103 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 114 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 116 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gabriel du Plessis, son of Charl du Plessis and Maria van Ellewee, was baptized on October 4, 1750 in Paarl, Western Cape. He married 2 times. The first time he married Magdalena Maria Venter on February 23, 1783 in Cape Town, Western Cape. The second time he married Hester Venter on May 2, 1790 in Cape Town, Western Cape.

      Children of Gabriel du Plessis and Magdalena Maria Venter:

      1. Martha du Plessis (17871858)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Martha du Plessis, daughter of Gabriel du Plessis and Magdalena Maria Venter, was baptized on February 10, 1787 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape and died on November 3, 1858 at the age of 71. She married Jacobus Myburgh (uncle’s great-niece’s brother-in-law), son of Gerrit Myburgh and Anna Cecilia Olivier, on March 21, 1802 in Cape Town, Western Cape. He was baptized on February 9, 1783.

      Children of Martha du Plessis and Jacobus Myburgh:

      1. Anna Cecilia Meyburgh (18081896)
      2. Philippus Arnoldus Meiburgh (18181884)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Anna Cecilia Meyburgh, daughter of Jacobus Myburgh and Martha du Plessis, was born calculated May 1808 and died on November 15, 1896 in Doornhoek, Boshof, Free State. She married Jan Brits (niece’s son-in-law’s wife’s great-great-uncle’s son), son of Rudolph Marthinus Brits and Dina Carolina Brits, on January 21, 1825 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. He was born on October 21, 1803 and died on August 3, 1869 at the age of 65.

      Children of Anna Cecilia Meyburgh and Jan Brits:

      1. Jacobus Brits (1828)
      2. Gert Roelof Brits (18361912)
    2. Philippus Arnoldus Meiburgh, son of Jacobus Myburgh and Martha du Plessis, was born on September 5, 1818 and died on December 2, 1884 in Palmietfontein, Dist. Smithfield, Free State at the age of 66. He married Johanna Susanna Nienaber (second cousin), daughter of Jan Hendrik Nienaber and Maria Jacoba van den Berg, on December 26, 1838 in Colesberg, Northern Cape. She was born calculated August 24, 1823 in Klippoort, Colesberg, Northern Cape and died on August 26, 1888 in Palmietfontein, Dist. Smithfield, Free State.

      Children of Philippus Arnoldus Meiburgh and Johanna Susanna Nienaber:

      1. Maria Jacoba Meybürgh (1840)