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Jacobus Myburgh1723

Name
Jacobus Myburgh
Given names
Jacobus
Surname
Myburgh
Baptism December 19, 1723
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p760, b2c5.
Death of a motherElsje van der Merwe
December 18, 1745 (Age 21 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p753, b2.
MarriageCatharina OlivierView this family
February 20, 1747 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p760, b2c5.
Death of a fatherAlbert Lambertz Myburgh
December 19, 1749 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p753, b2.
Marriage of a siblingWillem MyburghElizabeth OlivierView this family
April 26, 1750 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2.
Historical Event 1754 (Age 30 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 31 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Baptism of a sonGerrit Myburgh
July 4, 1756 (Age 32 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4.
Birth of a daughter
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Catharina Engela Myburgh
October 22, 1758 (Age 34 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.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 52 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
Marriage of a childGerrit MyburghAnna Cecilia OlivierView this family
July 18, 1779 (Age 55 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 57 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 56 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Myburgh
February 9, 1783 (Age 59 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2.
Marriage of a childFrancois SmitCatharina Engela MyburghView this family
October 3, 1784 (Age 60 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 60 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Baptism of a grandsonPhilippus Arnoldus Myburgh
October 23, 1784 (Age 60 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e3.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 65 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Baptism of a grandsonFrancois Smit
April 19, 1789 (Age 65 years)

Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5e2.
Historical Event 1795 (Age 71 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 73 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Marriage of a grandchildJacobus MyburghMartha du PlessisView this family
March 21, 1802 (Age 78 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 grandchildPhilippus Arnoldus MyburghCicilia Johanna FourieView this family
October 30, 1803 (Age 79 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.
Marriage of a grandchildFrancois SmitAnna Helena FeytView this family
May 7, 1808 (Age 84 years)
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5e2.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 79 years)

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 85 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 88 years)

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 94 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 96 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 grandchildPhilippus Arnoldus MyburghCornelia Geertruida du PlessisView this family
September 4, 1825 (Age 101 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e3.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 101 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Marriage of a grandchildFrancois SmitElsje Maria LombardView this family
March 7, 1830 (Age 106 years)
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5e2.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 111 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a daughterCatharina Engela Myburgh
November 18, 1841 (Age 117 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.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Jacobus Myburgh, son of Albert Lambertz Myburgh and Elsje van der Merwe, was baptized on December 19, 1723 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. He married Catharina Olivier (sister-in-law), daughter of Gerrit Olivier and Maria Magdalena van der Westhuizen, on February 20, 1747. She was baptized on March 25, 1731.

      Children of Jacobus Myburgh and Catharina Olivier:

      1. Gerrit Myburgh (1756)
      2. Catharina Engela Myburgh (17581841)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    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. Catharina Engela Myburgh, daughter of Jacobus Myburgh and Catharina Olivier, was born on October 22, 1758 in Malmesbury, Western Cape and died on November 18, 1841 in Roodezandskloof, Dist. Worcester, Western Cape at the age of 83. She married Francois Smit (sister-in-law’s uncle’s wife’s first cousin), son of Alewyn Smit and Engela Helena van Niekerk, on October 3, 1784. He was born on May 14, 1763.

      Children of Catharina Engela Myburgh and Francois Smit:

      1. Francois Smit (17891851)
  3. Generation 3back 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. Francois Smit, son of Francois Smit and Catharina Engela Myburgh, was baptized on April 19, 1789 and died on September 27, 1851 in Wellington, Western Cape at the age of 62. He married 2 times. The first time he married Anna Helena Feyt on May 7, 1808 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. The second time he married Elsje Maria Lombard on March 7, 1830 in Paarl, Western Cape. She was born about 1812.

      Children of Francois Smit and Anna Helena Feyt:

      1. Hendrina Maria Albertha Smit (1812)