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Johanna Petronella Oosthuizen

Name
Johanna Petronella Oosthuizen
Given names
Johanna Petronella
Surname
Oosthuizen
Married name
Johanna Petronella Brits
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
Historical Event July 1776

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Note: Americans declare independece
MarriageRudolph BritsView this family
May 21, 1780

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p446, b6c3d2.
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
Baptism of a sonJohannes Jacobus Frederik Brits
October 20, 1781

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p446, b6c3d2e1.
Birth of a son
#1
Rudolph Marthinus Brits
calculated June 10, 1782

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Rudolph Marthinus BRITS (1868), VAB MHG B208, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-DNS5-48?i=351&cat=195564 : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Baptism of a sonRudolph Marthinus Brits
November 9, 1783

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3.
War 1784

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Marriage of a childJohannes Jacobus Frederik BritsMaria Magdalena BritsView this family
June 28, 1799

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p446, b6c3d2e1.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p450, b6c7d6.
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795

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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

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Marriage of a childRudolph Marthinus BritsDina Carolina BritsView this family
January 11, 1801
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p450, b6c7d7.
Birth of a grandson
#1
Jan Brits
October 21, 1803

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3f2.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Baptism of a grandsonJan Brits
February 5, 1804
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3f2.
Natural disaster 1809

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820

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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 childJohannes Jacobus Frederik BritsCatharina Elizabeth van der LindeView this family
January 2, 1825
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p446, b6c3d2e1.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Linde, p121, b3c3d13.
Marriage of a grandchildJan BritsAnna Cecilia MeyburghView this family
January 21, 1825
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

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Cecilia Helena Christina Brits
July 29, 1827

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e1f15.
Baptism of a granddaughterCecilia Helena Christina Brits
October 21, 1827
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e1f15.
Marriage of a childRudolph Marthinus BritsElizabeth Catharina BritsView this family
October 6, 1833
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p448, b6c3d3e4f1.
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a grandchildJacobus BritsCecilia Helena Christina BritsView this family
February 26, 1849
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3f2g2.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e1f15.
Citation details: Marriage: Jacobus BRITS and Cicilia Helena Christina BRITS (1849), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-W97L-K?i=416&cat=244034 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Death of a sonJohannes Jacobus Frederik Brits
May 11, 1864
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p446, b6c3d2e1.
War from April 1861 to May 1865

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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
Death of a sonRudolph Marthinus Brits
November 1, 1868 Age: 86 years 4 months 21 days
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Rudolph Marthinus BRITS (1868), VAB MHG B208, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-DNS5-48?i=351&cat=195564 : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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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.
Economic Event 1865
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867
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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
Death of a grandsonJan Brits
August 3, 1869

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p447, b6c3d2e3f2.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902

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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
  1. Generation 1
    1. Johanna Petronella Oosthuizen. She married Rudolph Brits, son of Hans Jacob Brits and Hester Engela van der Heiden, on May 21, 1780.

      Children of Johanna Petronella Oosthuizen and Rudolph Brits:

      1. Johannes Jacobus Frederik Brits (17811864)
      2. Rudolph Marthinus Brits (17821868)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Johannes Jacobus Frederik Brits, son of Rudolph Brits and Johanna Petronella Oosthuizen, was baptized on October 20, 1781 and died on May 11, 1864 in Boshof, Free State at the age of 82. He married 2 times. The first time he married Maria Magdalena Brits (sister-in-law), daughter of Rudolph Johannes Brits and Geertruida van Eck, on June 28, 1799. She was baptized on November 24, 1782. The second time he married Catharina Elizabeth van der Linde (niece-in-law’s aunt’s father-in-law’s niece), daughter of Gerrit van der Linde and Cecilia du Plessis, on January 2, 1825 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She was baptized on November 25, 1801.

      Children of Johannes Jacobus Frederik Brits and Catharina Elizabeth van der Linde:

      1. Cecilia Helena Christina Brits (1827)
    2. Rudolph Marthinus Brits, son of Rudolph Brits and Johanna Petronella Oosthuizen, was born calculated June 10, 1782 and died on November 1, 1868 in Zuurfontein, Dist. Bloemfontein, Free State. He married 2 times. The first time he married Dina Carolina Brits (sister-in-law), daughter of Rudolph Johannes Brits and Geertruida van Eck, on January 11, 1801 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was baptized on February 3, 1785 in Paarl, Western Cape. The second time he married Elizabeth Catharina Brits (first cousin once removed descending), daughter of Johannes Nicolaas “Johan” Brits and Anna Johanna Wilken, on October 6, 1833 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on July 9, 1816 and died on December 27, 1857 at the age of 41.

      Children of Rudolph Marthinus Brits and Dina Carolina Brits:

      1. Jan Brits (18031869)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Cecilia Helena Christina Brits, daughter of Johannes Jacobus Frederik Brits and Catharina Elizabeth van der Linde, was born on July 29, 1827. She married Jacobus Brits (first cousin once removed descending), son of Jan Brits and Anna Cecilia Meyburgh, on February 26, 1849 in Colesberg, Northern Cape. He was born on January 12, 1828.

      Children of Cecilia Helena Christina Brits and Jacobus Brits:

      1. Jan Johannes Rudolf Brits (1850)
    2. Jan Brits, son of Rudolph Marthinus Brits and Dina Carolina Brits, was born on October 21, 1803 and died on August 3, 1869 at the age of 65. He married Anna Cecilia Meyburgh (uncle’s grandson’s son-in-law’s wife’s great-aunt), daughter of Jacobus Myburgh and Martha du Plessis, on January 21, 1825 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She was born calculated May 1808 and died on November 15, 1896 in Doornhoek, Boshof, Free State.

      Children of Jan Brits and Anna Cecilia Meyburgh:

      1. Jacobus Brits (1828)
      2. Gert Roelof Brits (18361912)