Johann Godfried Welgemoed, 17591841 (aged 81 years)

Name
Johann Godfried /Welgemoed/
Given names
Johann Godfried
Surname
Welgemoed
Name
Johann Gottlieb /Welgemoed/
Type
also known as
Birth November 1759
Citation details: a1
Text:

a. v. Königsberg, Oos-Pruise, Duitsland

Citation details: Death notice: Johann Godfried WELGEMOED (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4811, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ2F-K?mode=g&i=788&cat=331262 image 789/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Text:

Prusia

Quality of data: secondary evidence

Königsberg (list of name changes)

Königsberg in Preußen (-1936) Königsberg (Preußen) (1936-1946) Kaliningrad, Russia (present)

Occupation
boatswain

Citation details: a1
Text:

bootsman

Citation details: Marriage: Johan Godlieb WELGEMOED and Magdalena Catharina Elisabeth KEYSER (1796), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSFQ-SR5P?i=662&cat=993508 : accessed 15 Jan 2020
Text:

bootsman

War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 21 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 20 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 24 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).

MarriageMagdalena Catharina Elizabeth KeyserView this family
May 15, 1796 (aged 36 years)
Citation details: a1
Citation details: Death notice: Johann Godfried WELGEMOED (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4811, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ2F-K?mode=g&i=788&cat=331262 image 789/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Catharina Elizabeth KEYSER (1863), MOOC 6/9/105 #776, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-X9PV-Q?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ5%3A1598082374 : 12 September 2017), 007844941 > image 2109 of 2198; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 16 Oct 2020
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Marriage: Johan Godlieb WELGEMOED and Magdalena Catharina Elisabeth KEYSER (1796), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSFQ-SR5P?i=662&cat=993508 : accessed 15 Jan 2020
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 39 years)

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Wikipedia

Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 35 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of t…

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
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 37 years)

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Wikipedia

War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 56 years)

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Wikipedia

Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 49 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 52 years)

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Wikipedia

Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 58 years)

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Wikipedia

Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 60 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapma…

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 childDavid Johannes WelgemoedMaria Elizabeth KrugelView this family
about 1824 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: b4, but does not mention the place
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 65 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Birth of a grandsonJohan Godlieb Welgemoed
calculated 1826 (aged 66 years)
Citation details: Death Notice: Maria Elizabeth KRUGEL (1875), KAB MOOC 6/9/151 #1754, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GQSR-5?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 12 September 2017), 007844947 > image 829 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa.
Citation details: Death Notice: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1871) (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-CVQZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S83%3A1598082379 : 12 September 2017), 007844945 > image 219 of 2137; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa.
Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Godlieb WELGEMOED (1873), KAB MOOC 6/9/145 #9875, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-M3BR-W?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZG%3A1598082380 : 12 June 2018), 007844946 > image 917 & 918 of 2135; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 15 May 2021
Birth of a grandsonAndries Jacobus Welgemoed
May 13, 1830 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: b4c2
Citation details: Gravestone: A J WELGEMOED (1830-1911), https://graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3433000 : accessed 8 Jan 2020
Birth of a grandsonDavid Johannes Welgemoed
calculated December 1831 (aged 72 years)
Citation details: Death Notice: Maria Elizabeth KRUGEL (1875), KAB MOOC 6/9/151 #1754, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GQSR-5?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 12 September 2017), 007844947 > image 829 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa.
Citation details: Death Notice: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1871) (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-CVQZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S83%3A1598082379 : 12 September 2017), 007844945 > image 219 of 2137; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa.
Citation details: Death notice: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1908), KAB MOOC 6/9/593 #1171, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GQBQ-S?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ8%3A1598082354 : 28 September 2018), 007844927 > image 528 of 2118; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 16 May 2021
Birth of a grandsonJohan Carel Welgemoed
February 4, 1835 (aged 75 years)

Citation details: Death notice: Johan Godliep Carel WELGEMOED (1837), KAB MOOC 6/9/10 #1951, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-63BR?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZD%3A1598082364 : 28 September 2018), 007844934 > image 2146 of 2202; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 16 May 2021
Death of a sonJohan Godliep Carel Welgemoed
June 1, 1835 (aged 75 years) Age: 28 years 4 months 11 days
Address: Riet River Field Cornetcy, Great Fish River Dist. Albany, Cape of Good Hope
Citation details: Death notice: Johan Godliep Carel WELGEMOED (1837), KAB MOOC 6/9/10 #1951, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-63BR?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZD%3A1598082364 : 28 September 2018), 007844934 > image 2146 of 2202; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 16 May 2021
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 75 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Birth of a granddaughterElizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed
February 1838 (aged 78 years)
Citation details: b4c6
Birth of a grandsonHendrik Paul Welgemoed
August 4, 1840 (aged 80 years)

Citation details: b4c7
Text:

c. 1840

Occupation
farmer
1841 (0 after death)
Citation details: Death notice: Johann Godfried WELGEMOED (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4811, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ2F-K?mode=g&i=788&cat=331262 image 789/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death February 14, 1841 (aged 81 years) Age: 81 years 3 months
Address: Welgevonden, Winterhoek, Dist. Uitenhage
Citation details: a1
Citation details: Death notice: Johann Godfried WELGEMOED (1841), MOOC 6/9/23 #4811, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ2F-K?mode=g&i=788&cat=331262 image 789/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence