Johannes S. P. Viljoen,

Name
Johannes S. P. /Viljoen/
Given names
Johannes S. P.
Surname
Viljoen
MarriageMarina NeethlingView this family
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Citation details: Death notice: Severus Marthinus VILJOEN (1974), Estate file: 1599/74, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89DT-NTK1?cc=2156332&wc=MFCD-JZ9%3A1018354601%2C1018360501 : 21 May 2014), 1974 > 1595-1659 > image 54 of 678; Western Cape High Court, Cape Town, South Africa : accessed 4 Mar 2022
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881

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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Trans…

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
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer…

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
Gold discovered
September 1873
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamest…

In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886
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Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.

Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902

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Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910

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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cas…

Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban.

War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918

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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918

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Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit…

An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world.

Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919

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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924

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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.

Marriage of a childSeverus Marthinus ViljoenMagdalena Catherina CraffordView this family
August 23, 1932
Citation details: Death notice: Severus Marthinus VILJOEN (1974), Estate file: 1599/74, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89DT-NTK1?cc=2156332&wc=MFCD-JZ9%3A1018354601%2C1018360501 : 21 May 2014), 1974 > 1595-1659 > image 54 of 678; Western Cape High Court, Cape Town, South Africa : accessed 4 Mar 2022
Birth of a granddaughterMaritha Viljoen
February 13, 1933
Citation details: Marriage: Stirling Taillefer RETIEF and Maritha VILJOEN (1952), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS23-1YK2?cc=2821281 : 18 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 Jan 2022
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Citation details: Maritha SKEGGS (VILJOEN), year of birth: 1933-02-13, year of death: 2005-04-19, https://www.gendatabase.com/surname-name-index.php?q=SKEGGS : accessed 13 Feb 2022
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939

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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945

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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948

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Marriage of a grandsonStirling Taillefer RetiefMaritha ViljoenView this family
November 22, 1952
Citation details: Marriage: Stirling Taillefer RETIEF and Maritha VILJOEN (1952), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS23-1YK2?cc=2821281 : 18 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 Jan 2022
Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954

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Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958

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Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand.
Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966

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Death of a sonSeverus Marthinus Viljoen
March 15, 1974
Citation details: Severus Marthinus VILJOEN, year of birth: 0013-05-20, year of death: 1974-03-00, https://www.gendatabase.com/surname-name-index.php?q=VILJOEN : accessed 4 Mar 2022
Citation details: Death notice: Severus Marthinus VILJOEN (1974), Estate file: 1599/74, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89DT-NTK1?cc=2156332&wc=MFCD-JZ9%3A1018354601%2C1018360501 : 21 May 2014), 1974 > 1595-1659 > image 54 of 678; Western Cape High Court, Cape Town, South Africa : accessed 4 Mar 2022
Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978

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Prime minister
Pieter Willem Botha
from October 9, 1978 to September 14, 1984

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Marriage of a grandsonKeith Robert Locke SkeggsMaritha ViljoenView this family
March 13, 1986 Husband: 54 years Wife: 53 years
Citation details: "England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005", index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVXQ-K5GV : accessed 26 December 2014), Keith R L Skeggs and null, 1986.
Citation details: Marriage: Keith Robert Locke SKEGGS and Maritha RETIEF (1986)
Executive President
Pieter Willem Botha
from September 14, 1984 to August 15, 1989

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Executive President (acting)
Jan Christiaan Heunis
from January 19, 1989 to March 15, 1989

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Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990

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Executive President
Frederik Willem de Klerk
from August 15, 1989 to May 10, 1994

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