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Gerrit Jansz1650

Name
Gerrit Jansz
Given names
Gerrit
Surname
Jansz (Janse, Jansz)
Birth about 1650
Publication: Robertson, Delia. The First Fifty Years Project.
Citation details: Gerrit Jansz (1650-), http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/g6/p6655.htm : accessed 8 Dec 2019
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Historical Event April 6, 1652 (Age 2 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Jan van Riebeeck arrives at the Cape in the Drommedaris and sets up a supply station and fortifications for the Dutch East India Company.
Historical Event 1657 (Age 7 years)
Source: SA Timeline
Note: First Freeburghers (Vrijburgers): The first nine men received grants of land along the Liesbeeck River (now Rondebosch)
Historical Event May 7, 1662 (Age 12 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Jan van Riebeeck leaves the Cape on promotion to a position on the Council of Justice in Batavia
Historical Event August 18, 1665 (Age 15 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Dutch Reformed Church congregation is founded and J. van Arkel is appointed the first minister
MarriageAaltje AlbertzView this family
October 29, 1673 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p753, a1.
Publication: Robertson, Delia. The First Fifty Years Project.
Citation details: Gerrit Jansz (1650-), http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/g6/p6655.htm : accessed 8 Dec 2019
Town founded November 6, 1679 (Age 29 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Stellenbosch is founded
Historical Event April 1688 (Age 38 years)

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Note: French Huguenot refugees arrive after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Simon van der Stel, the Governor of the Cape Colony settles the Huguenot refugees in the present day Drakenstein, Franschhoek and Wellington areas which were beyond the Cape Colony and belonged to the Khoikhoi people
MarriageGeertruy WillemseView this family
March 19, 1690 (Age 40 years)
Publication: Robertson, Delia. The First Fifty Years Project.
Citation details: Geertruy Willemse (1651-), http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/g5/p5312.htm : accessed 8 dec 2019
Epidemic March 16, 1713 (Age 63 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony
Historical Event 1754 (Age 104 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 105 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gerrit Jansz was born about 1650 in Weiningen, Switzerland. He married 2 times. The first time he married Aaltje Albertz (step-daughter’s step-son’s brother-in-law’s uncle’s mother) on October 29, 1673 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was born about 1640 in Purmerend, North Holland, Netherlands. The second time he married Geertruy Willemse (step-son’s wife’s great-niece’s sister-in-law’s mother’s mother) on March 19, 1690 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was born about 1651.