Hester Wilhelmina Jacoba Kotzee, 1888

Name
Hester Wilhelmina Jacoba /Kotzee/
Given names
Hester Wilhelmina Jacoba
Surname
Kotzee
Birth January 12, 1888 30 20

Citation details: Death notice: Louisa Sarah VAN ZYL (1896), KAB MOOC 6/9/351 #913, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-7SN5-T?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S81%3A1598082399 : 12 June 2018), 007844968 > image 423 of 2162; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Mar 2022
Death of a maternal grandfatherAndries Mattheus Hermanus van Zyl
August 3, 1893 (aged 5 years) Age: 57 years 8 months
Address: In zyn eigen huis te Nigramoep
Citation details: Death notice: Andries Matheus VAN ZYL (1893), KAB MOOC 6/9/320 #1724, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-HSD1-8?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8D%3A1598082400 : 27 April 2020), 007844964 > image 137 of 2021; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Mar 2022
Death of a motherLouisa Sarah van Zyl
March 16, 1896 (aged 8 years) Age: 28 years 2 months
Citation details: Death notice: Louisa Sarah VAN ZYL (1896), KAB MOOC 6/9/351 #913, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-7SN5-T?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S81%3A1598082399 : 12 June 2018), 007844968 > image 423 of 2162; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Mar 2022
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 13 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 14 years)

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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 13 years)

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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 (aged 13 years)

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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.

Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 16 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 17 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 22 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 23 years)

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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.

Death of a fatherJohannes Albertus Christoffel Kotzee
February 17, 1917 (aged 29 years) Age: 59 years 3 months
Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Albertus Christoffel KOTZEE (1917), KAB MOOC 6/9/872 #963, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BT-YSY3-7?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9NV%3A1598032371 : 11 October 2018), 007730914 > image 444 of 778; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Mar 2022
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 30 years)

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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 29 years)

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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 (aged 31 years)

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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 36 years)

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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 41 years)

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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.

Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 51 years)

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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 57 years)

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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 60 years)

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Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 66 years)

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Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 70 years)

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Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 73 years)
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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 (aged 73 years)

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (aged 78 years)

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Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978 (aged 90 years)

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Prime minister
Pieter Willem Botha
from October 9, 1978 to September 14, 1984 (aged 96 years)

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Executive President
Pieter Willem Botha
from September 14, 1984 to August 15, 1989 (aged 101 years)

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Executive President (acting)
Jan Christiaan Heunis
from January 19, 1989 to March 15, 1989 (aged 101 years)

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Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990 (aged 102 years)

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Historical Event
First General Elections
April 27, 1994 (aged 106 years)
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Executive President
Frederik Willem de Klerk
from August 15, 1989 to May 10, 1994 (aged 106 years)

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President
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
from May 10, 1994 to June 14, 1999 (aged 111 years)

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President
Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki
from June 14, 1999 to September 24, 2008 (aged 120 years)

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