Nicolaas Johannes Grobler, 17861851 (aged 64 years)

Name
Nicolaas Johannes /Grobler/
Given names
Nicolaas Johannes
Surname
Grobler, Grobbelaar
Birth August 3, 1786 30 16

Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d.
Citation details: Death notice: Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER (1851), MOOC 6/9/53 #664, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-JKV?mode=g&i=356&cat=331262 image 357/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
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Baptism December 17, 1786 30 16 (aged 4 months)
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d.
MarriageJohanna Hendrina SteynView this family
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Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d.
Citation details: Steyn, p210, a2b2c3d6e1f2.
Death of a maternal grandfatherDouw Gerbrand Steyn
about 1790 (aged 3 years)
Citation details: Steyn, p213, a2b2c3d8.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 12 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 8 years)

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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 10 years)

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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 29 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 22 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 25 years)

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 32 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 33 years)

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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.

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 38 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
MarriageMaria AlbertsView this family
August 27, 1833 (aged 47 years)
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d.
Citation details: Death notice: Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER (1851), MOOC 6/9/53 #664, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-JKV?mode=g&i=356&cat=331262 image 357/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
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Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 48 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a childWillem Isaak GroblerJudith Magdalena OdendaalView this family
August 12, 1838 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d2e.
Citation details: Death notice: Judith Magdalena ODENDAAL (1901), MOOC 6/9/441 #4318/1901, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-G9NW-Z?i=1714&cat=331262 image 1715/2149 : accessed 21 Mar 2017
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Citation details: Death notice: Willem Isaak GROBLER (1886), MOOC 6/9/229 #177/1886, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-D9HT-D?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Z%3A1598082388 : 12 September 2017), 007844955 > image 191 of 2041; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Jan 2019
Birth of a grandsonNicolaas Johannes Grobler
June 1, 1839 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: p 8.12, b6c2d2e7f1
Citation details: Gravestone: Maria Magdalena MARAIS (1840-1912) and Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER (1839-1913), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3189335 : accessed 24 Mar 2017
Baptism of a grandsonNicolaas Johannes Grobler
August 11, 1839 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: p 8.12, b6c2d2e7f1
Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar
October 27, 1840 (aged 54 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBBELAAR (1899), MOOC 6/9/387 #1155, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-8S9P-4?mode=g image 670/2166 : accessed 4 March 2017
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Citation details: Baptism: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBLER (1840), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-7DVF?i=566&cat=994807 : accessed 10 Aug 2019
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Hendrina Elizabeth Grobbelaar
November 29, 1840 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: b4c7
Citation details: Baptism: Johanna Hendrina Elizabeth GROBLER (1840), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-7DVF?i=566&cat=994807 : accessed 10 Aug 2019
Birth of a grandsonWillem Isaak Grobler
March 27, 1844 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Isaak Grobler
April 28, 1844 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f3
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 57 years)

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Birth of a grandsonJohannes Samuel Grobler
November 24, 1845 (aged 59 years)

Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f4
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Samuel Grobler
December 21, 1845 (aged 59 years)
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f4
Birth of a grandsonDaniel Jacobus Grobler
July 18, 1847 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f5
Baptism of a grandsonDaniel Jacobus Grobler
September 5, 1847 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: p 8.13, b6c2d2e7f5
Birth of a granddaughterJudith Magdalena Maria Grobler
July 23, 1849 (aged 62 years)

Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f6
Baptism of a granddaughterJudith Magdalena Maria Grobler
September 3, 1849 (aged 63 years)
Citation details: p 8.14, b6c2d2e7f6
Death of a fatherNicolaas Johannes Grobler

Death of a motherCecilia Johanna Steyn

Death January 13, 1851 (aged 64 years) Age: 65 years
Citation details: Grobbelaar, p560, b6c2d.
Citation details: Death notice: Nicolaas Johannes GROBLER (1851), MOOC 6/9/53 #664, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-JKV?mode=g&i=356&cat=331262 image 357/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence