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Gerrit Myburgh1756

Name
Gerrit Myburgh
Given names
Gerrit
Surname
Myburgh
Baptism July 4, 1756

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4.
Birth of a sisterCatharina Engela Myburgh
October 22, 1758 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5.
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Citation details: Death notice: Catharina MEYBURG (1841), MOOC 6/9/24 #5216, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQLY-J?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1238 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p765, b2c5d5.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 19 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
MarriageAnna Cecilia OlivierView this family
July 18, 1779 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 24 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 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Baptism of a sonJacobus Myburgh
February 9, 1783 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2.
Marriage of a siblingFrancois SmitCatharina Engela MyburghView this family
October 3, 1784 (Age 28 years)

Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Catharina MEYBURG (1841), MOOC 6/9/24 #5216, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQLY-J?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1238 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p765, b2c5d5.
War 1784 (Age 27 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Baptism of a sonPhilippus Arnoldus Myburgh
October 23, 1784 (Age 28 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e3.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 32 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 38 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 40 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Marriage of a childJacobus MyburghMartha du PlessisView this family
March 21, 1802 (Age 45 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.
Marriage of a childPhilippus Arnoldus MyburghCicilia Johanna FourieView this family
October 30, 1803 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e3.
Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Fourie, p345, b15c3d1.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Anna Cecilia Meyburgh
calculated May 1808 (Age 51 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 46 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Cecilia Meyburgh
August 7, 1808 (Age 52 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2f3.
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 52 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 55 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Birth of a grandson
#2
Philippus Arnoldus Myburgh
October 2, 1816 (Age 60 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p762, b2c5d4e3f9.
Baptism of a grandsonPhilippus Arnoldus Myburgh
September 31, 1817 (Age 61 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p762, b2c5d4e3f9.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 62 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Birth of a grandson
#3
Philippus Arnoldus Meiburgh
September 5, 1818 (Age 62 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 62 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2f8.
Historical Event 1820 (Age 63 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 68 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.
Marriage of a childPhilippus Arnoldus MyburghCornelia Geertruida du PlessisView this family
September 4, 1825 (Age 69 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e3.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 68 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Death of a wifeAnna Cecilia Olivier
June 24, 1835 (Age 78 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4.
Marriage of a grandchildPhilippus Arnoldus MyburghElisabet Geertruida LubbeView this family
July 6, 1835 (Age 79 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p762, b2c5d4e3f9.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 78 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildPhilippus Arnoldus MeiburghJohanna Susanna NienaberView this family
December 26, 1838 (Age 82 years)
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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.
Death of a sisterCatharina Engela Myburgh
November 18, 1841 (Age 85 years) Age: 83 years 2 months
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Catharina MEYBURG (1841), MOOC 6/9/24 #5216, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQLY-J?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1238 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p765, b2c5d5.
Town founded 1844 (Age 87 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 100 years)

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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 104 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
Death of a grandsonPhilippus Arnoldus Myburgh
June 15, 1865 (Age 108 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p762, b2c5d4e3f9.
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 95 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 97 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 108 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 110 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 117 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Death of a sonPhilippus Arnoldus Myburgh
August 1, 1874 (Age 118 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e3.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gerrit Myburgh, son of Jacobus Myburgh and Catharina Olivier, was baptized on July 4, 1756. He married Anna Cecilia Olivier (second cousin’s sister-in-law), daughter of Philippus Arnoldus Olivier and Anna Catharina Putter, on July 18, 1779 in Swartland, Western Cape. She was born on February 7, 1762 and died on June 24, 1835 at the age of 73.

      Children of Gerrit Myburgh and Anna Cecilia Olivier:

      1. Jacobus Myburgh (1783)
      2. Philippus Arnoldus Myburgh (17841874)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Jacobus Myburgh, son of Gerrit Myburgh and Anna Cecilia Olivier, was baptized on February 9, 1783. He married Martha du Plessis (sister-in-law’s great-aunt’s niece), daughter of Gabriel du Plessis and Magdalena Maria Venter, on March 21, 1802 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was baptized on February 10, 1787 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape and died on November 3, 1858 at the age of 71.

      Children of Jacobus Myburgh and Martha du Plessis:

      1. Anna Cecilia Meyburgh (18081896)
      2. Philippus Arnoldus Meiburgh (18181884)
    2. Philippus Arnoldus Myburgh, son of Gerrit Myburgh and Anna Cecilia Olivier, was baptized on October 23, 1784 and died on August 1, 1874 at the age of 89. He married 2 times. The first time he married Cicilia Johanna Fourie (third cousin), daughter of Johannes Hendrik Fourie and Martha Catharina Steyn, on October 30, 1803 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was baptized on March 30, 1789. The second time he married Cornelia Geertruida du Plessis (great-uncle’s son-in-law’s niece-in-law), daughter of Pieter du Plessis and Anna Cornelia Venter, on September 4, 1825 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She was baptized on May 8, 1785 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died on July 7, 1838 in Colesberg, Northern Cape at the age of 53.

      Children of Philippus Arnoldus Myburgh and Cicilia Johanna Fourie:

      1. Philippus Arnoldus Myburgh (18161865)
  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)
    3. Philippus Arnoldus Myburgh, son of Philippus Arnoldus Myburgh and Cicilia Johanna Fourie, was born on October 2, 1816 in Cradock, Eastern Cape and died on June 15, 1865 at the age of 48. He married Elisabet Geertruida Lubbe (first cousin’s wife’s uncle’s niece), daughter of Henning Jeremias Lubbe and Jacomina Anna Maria Vermeulen, on July 6, 1835 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She was born on April 17, 1818 and died on March 29, 1885 at the age of 66.

      Children of Philippus Arnoldus Myburgh and Elisabet Geertruida Lubbe:

      1. Philippus Arnoldus Jacobus “Philip” Myburgh (1847)