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Hendrik Leenhold

Name
Hendrik Leenhold
Given names
Hendrik
Surname
Leenhold
Town founded November 6, 1679
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Note: Stellenbosch is founded
Historical Event April 1688

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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
MarriageSophia ZankView this family
before 1699

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p753, b1.
Epidemic March 16, 1713

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony
Historical Event 1754

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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

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Death of a wifeSophia Zank
1759

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p753, b1.
Historical Event July 1776

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Note: Americans declare independece
War December 20, 1780

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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

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
War 1784

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
  1. Generation 1
    1. Hendrik Leenhold. He married Sophia Zank before 1699. She died in 1759.