Alwyn Johannes Kotzee

Name
Alwyn Johannes /Kotzee/
Given names
Alwyn Johannes
Surname
Kotzee
Marriage
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
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818
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Historical Event
British settlers
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.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825
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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835
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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844
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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859
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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865
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Note: 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.
Economic Event
Economic depression
1865
South Africa
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867
Hopetown, Northern Cape, South Africa
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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.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873
Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumulanga, South Africa
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881
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Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881
Barberton, Mpumulanga, South Africa
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Note: 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
Langlaagte, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Note: 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.
Marriage of a son
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
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
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
Birth of a granddaughter
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
Birth of a grandson
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
Birth of a grandson
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
Birth of a grandson
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
Marriage of a son
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
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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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 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 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
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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 cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban.
Death of a son
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
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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 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 in the 20th century.
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939
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Descendants of Alwyn Johannes Kotzee

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Alwyn Johannes Kotzee and Hester Wilhelmina Jacoba Louw:

      1. Johannes Albertus Christoffel Kotzee (18571917)
  2. Generation 2 back to top
    1. Johannes Albertus Christoffel Kotzee, son of Alwyn Johannes Kotzee and Hester Wilhelmina Jacoba Louw, was born calculated November 1857 in Graafwater, Western Cape, South Africa and died on February 17, 1917 in Nigramoep, Northern Cape, South Africa.

      He married 2 times. The first time he married Louisa Sarah van Zyl, daughter of Andries Mattheus Hermanus van Zyl and Johanna Maria Aletta van Zyl, before 1888. She was born calculated January 1868 in Kweekfontein, Namaqualand, South Africa and died on March 16, 1896 in Nigramoep, Northern Cape, South Africa.

      The second time he married Johanna Maria Sophia Louw after 1896 in Steinkopf, Northern Cape, South Africa.

      Children of Johannes Albertus Christoffel Kotzee and Louisa Sarah van Zyl:

      1. Hester Wilhelmina Jacoba Kotzee (1888)
      2. Andries Hermanus Mattheus Kotzee (1889)
      3. Alewyn Johannes Kotzee (1890)
      4. Johannes Albertus Kotzee (1892)

      Children of Johannes Albertus Christoffel Kotzee and Johanna Maria Sophia Louw:

      1. Willem Johannes Kotzee
      2. Frederick Gideon Kotzee
      3. Johanna Maria Sophia Kotzee
      4. Aletta Katharina Kotzee

Ancestors of Alwyn Johannes Kotzee

  1. Generation 1
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Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff (1808–1881) Kate Winifred Winnie Haddon (1873–1945) Hugo Theron (1918–1987) Jacoba Ritchie Erlank (1866–1904) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1872–1937) Johanna Hendrina Grobler Babes Welgemoed (1908–1989) Andries Christian David Dries Koch (1918–1982) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1901–1981) Dirk Hendrik Jacobus Coetzee (1931–2010) Roelof Anthonie van der Merwe (1893–) Edward Noël Ted Giddy (1931–1998) Petrus Daniel Piet Koch (1915–1956) Magdalena Elizabeth Grové (1841–1907) John George Delport (1896–1949) Jacobus Johannes Koos Theron (1896–1975) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Léonie-Anastasie Drolez (1855–) Dacre Lovett Haddon (1922–1944) Cynthia Theron (1934–1998) Toby van Schalkwyk Koch (1952–2003) Frank Edwin Blewett (1916–1995) Petronella Johanna Piekie de Villiers (1907–1973) Leon Theron (1916–1966) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe (1866–1936) Anna Magdalena Egbertha Koch (1905–1972) Aletta Johanna van der Merwe (1889–) Dirk Albertus Johannes Loubser (1882–1971) Cornelius Willem Petrus Corneels Cloete (1899–1967) Christiaan Gert Conradie (1837–1898) Johannes Frederik Jannie Theron (1910–1990) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Johannes Frederik John Theron (1880–1971) James Arthur Frederick Skeggs (1896–1963) Christian Gert Conradie Christie Theron (1900–1946) Frederick Wilhelm Frik Koch (1911–1977) Martinus Gericke Jeppe Koch (1921–1998) Emma Carolina Louisa Boardman (1875–1960) Aletta C. Lettie Visagie (1921–2002) Alwin Michael Wiggill (1944–2009) Charles Thomas Ekron (1873–1935) Maria Susanna Catharina Bosch (1864–1947) Henri-Armand du Wicquet de Rodelinghem (1848–) Rosine Maud Townsend (1897–) Jacoba Egberta Ferreira (1881–1940) Daniel Hockly (1787–1835) William Dods Pringle (1809–1876) Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend (1904–1990) Anna Magdalena Egbertha Koch (1905–1972) Christian Gert Boy Theron (1874–1962) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1901–1981) Johanna Maria Jossie Loubser (1934–2007) Maria Elizabeth Nonnie Conradie (1866–1955) Rhoda Alice Lovering (1893–) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe Bennie Welgemoed (1906–1959) Michiel Hendrik Koch (1867–1941) Brenda Law (1910–1999) Susanna Catharina Sannie van der Merwe (1927–1951) William Edward Bill Key (1905–1991) Judith Daisy Welgemoed (1914–1987) Wilhelmina Magdelena Willie Conradie (1877–1973) Margaretha Elizabeth van der Merwe (1903–)