Susanna Johanna van Reenen, 18741904 (aged 30 years)

Name
Susanna Johanna /van Reenen/
Given names
Susanna Johanna
Surname
van Reenen
Name
Susanna Johanna /Dixon/
Type
married name
Birth calculated 1874
Citation details: Marriage: Benjamin Manifold DIXON and Susanna Johanna VAN REENEN (1890), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK6-G9MR-K?cc=2821281 : 18 March 2022), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 19 Mar 2022
Citation details: Death notice: Sussanah Johanna VAN REENEN (1904), KAB MOOC 6/9/510 #3058, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-W9TG-F?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SCR%3A1598082348 : 28 September 2018), 007844463 > image 1724 of 2096; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 19 Mar 2022
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CAL 1877

Note: Birth date is either 1874 or 1877. Taking marriage record (earliest) as most authoritative.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 7 years)

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Wikipedia

Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 27 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 28 years)

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Wikipedia

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 28 years)

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Wikipedia

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 (aged 28 years)

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Wikipedia

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
1881 (aged 7 years)
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Wikipedia

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 (aged 12 years)
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Wikipedia

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
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 30 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Death August 29, 1904 (aged 30 years) Age: 27 years

Address: Gonoep
Citation details: Death notice: Sussanah Johanna VAN REENEN (1904), KAB MOOC 6/9/510 #3058, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-W9TG-F?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SCR%3A1598082348 : 28 September 2018), 007844463 > image 1724 of 2096; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 19 Mar 2022