Aletta Olivier, 1725

Name
Aletta /Olivier/
Given names
Aletta
Surname
Olivier
Name
Aletta /Viljoen/
Type
married name
Baptism July 15, 1725 24 24 (aged 0 days)
Citation details: Olivier, p84, a1b14c1.
Death of a fatherHendrik Olivier
1725 (aged 0)
Citation details: Olivier, p84, a1b14.
MarriageJohannes ViljoenView this family
March 8, 1744 (aged 18 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e2.
Citation details: Olivier, p84, a1b14c1.
Citation details: Viljoen, p327, b4c2.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 28 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…

A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony.

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 29 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Marriage of a childPieter Jacobus ConradieCatharina Maria ViljoenView this family
April 2, 1767 (aged 41 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p344, b4c2d4.
Citation details: [2725] c2.
Marriage of a childJohannes Hendricus ViljoenAnna Francina JoubertView this family
February 28, 1768 (aged 42 years)
Citation details: Viljoen, p327, b4c2d1.
Citation details: Joubert, p185, b10c8.
Marriage of a childChristoffel ViljoenElizabeth du PlessisView this family
February 28, 1768 (aged 42 years)
Citation details: Viljoen, p336, b4c2d2.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p142, b1c7d3.
Birth of a granddaughterAletta Elizabeth Conradie
January 28, 1769 (aged 43 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Aletta Elisabeth COENRADIE (1846), MOOC 6/9/39 #8409, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-699F-Y?mode=g&i=1991&cat=331262 image 1992/2225 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Text:

CAL 28 JAN 1769

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: [2726] c2d1.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Jacobus Viljoen
March 25, 1769 (aged 43 years)
Citation details: Viljoen, p336, b4c2d2e1.
Baptism of a granddaughterAletta Elizabeth Conradie
April 9, 1769 (aged 43 years)

Citation details: [2726] c2d1.
Birth of a grandsonJohannes Hendrik Conradie
1770 (aged 44 years)

Citation details: [2727] c2d2.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Hendrik Conradie
February 24, 1771 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: [2727] c2d2.
Death of a motherMaria Vivier
May 8, 1771 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Olivier, p84, a1b14.
Baptism of a granddaughterRosa Geertruyda Jacquemina Conradie
May 17, 1772 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: [2728] c2d3.
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5c1d1e1.
Baptism of a grandsonCarel Viljoen
October 3, 1772 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p339, b4c2d2e3.
Birth of a granddaughterRosa Geertruyda Jacquemina Conradie
1772 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: [2728] c2d3.
Baptism of a grandsonFrancois Petrus Viljoen
September 26, 1773 (aged 48 years)
Citation details: Viljoen, p328, b4c2d1e3.
Birth of a grandsonPieter Jacobus Conradie
calculated February 1774 (aged 48 years)
Citation details: [2729] c2d4.
Citation details: Death notices: Pieter Jacobus CONRADIE (1838), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MR34?i=1034&cat=331262 and https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MY5Q?i=1035&cat=331262 images 1035-6/2253 : accessed 25 Feb 2017
Note: Based on age at death
Birth of a granddaughterGeertruy Catharina Viljoen
about 1774 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p356, b4c2d6e5.
Marriage of a childJacobus Petrus ViljoenHermina ConradieView this family
April 2, 1774 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p344, b4c2d5.
Marriage of a childHercules ViljoenElisabeth Maria RaspView this family
May 14, 1775 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Rasp, p112, b2c1.
Citation details: Viljoen, p355, b4c2d6.
Birth of a grandsonChristoffel Viljoen
August 9, 1775 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p329, b4c2d1e4.
Baptism of a grandsonChristoffel Viljoen
March 10, 1776 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Viljoen, p329, b4c2d1e4.
Birth of a grandsonWillem Johannes Conradie
1776 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: [3748] c2d5.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Johannes Conradie
September 1, 1776 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: [3748] c2d5.
Marriage of a childChristoffel ViljoenMaria Elizabeth ScheepersView this family
April 5, 1778 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p336, b4c2d2.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 55 years)

Source:

Wikipedia

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 54 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
Birth of a granddaughterCatharina Cornelia Conradie
1783 (aged 57 years)

Citation details: [4569] c2d6.
Baptism of a granddaughterCatharina Cornelia Conradie
May 4, 1783 (aged 57 years)

Citation details: [4569] c2d6.
Baptism of a granddaughterGeertruy Catharina Viljoen
March 19, 1784 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d2.
Citation details: Viljoen, p356, b4c2d6e5.
Marriage of a childWillem Jacobus van der MerweGeertruida Jacomina ViljoenView this family
May 16, 1784 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e2.
Text:

BEF 1786

Citation details: Viljoen, p356, b4c2d7.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 58 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).

Baptism of a granddaughterAletta Sophia van der Merwe
March 14, 1787 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e2f2.
Death of a daughterGeertruida Jacomina Viljoen
about 1787 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e2.
Citation details: Viljoen, p356, b4c2d7.
Death of a sonHercules Viljoen
about 1788 (aged 62 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p355, b4c2d6.
Marriage of a granddaughterPetrus PienaarAletta Elizabeth ConradieView this family
November 8, 1789 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Aletta Elisabeth COENRADIE (1846), MOOC 6/9/39 #8409, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-699F-Y?mode=g&i=1991&cat=331262 image 1992/2225 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: [2726] c2d1.
Marriage of a grandsonJohannes Jacobus ViljoenMaria Elisabeth ScheepersView this family
November 22, 1789 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p336, b4c2d2e1.
Marriage of a granddaughterFrancois du ToitRosa Geertruyda Jacquemina ConradieView this family
December 5, 1790 (aged 65 years)

Citation details: [2728] c2d3.
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5c1d1e1.
Marriage of a grandsonCarel ViljoenHester Mensina de JagerView this family
November 11, 1792 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Viljoen, p339, b4c2d2e3.
Marriage of a grandsonFrancois Petrus ViljoenMaria Petronella OppermanView this family
February 2, 1794 (aged 68 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p328, b4c2d1e3.
Marriage of a granddaughterPieter Jacobus ConradieMaria Aletta RetiefView this family
April 16, 1797 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: [2729] c2d4.
Citation details: Retief, p357, b4c1d8.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 73 years)

Source:

Wikipedia

Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 69 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 71 years)

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Wikipedia

Marriage of a granddaughterWillem Johannes ConradieAnna Susanna NaudéView this family
September 9, 1798 (aged 73 years)

Citation details: [3748] c2d5.
Marriage of a grandsonChristoffel ViljoenAletta BooysenView this family
December 22, 1799 (aged 74 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p328, b4c2d1e3f7.
Citation details: Viljoen, p329, b4c2d1e4.
Citation details: Booysen, p329, b2c6d1.
Marriage of a granddaughterErnst Lodewicus MaraisCatharina Cornelia ConradieView this family
September 15, 1800 (aged 75 years)

Citation details: Marais, p435, b2c2d5e10.
Text:

x 15.9.1799

Citation details: [4569] c2d6.
Marriage of a grandsonJohannes Jacobus ViljoenJohanna Catharina van VuurenView this family
after 1802 (aged 76 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p336, b4c2d2e1.
Marriage of a granddaughterAndries Jacobus Dowe Andries BurgerAletta Sophia van der MerweView this family
September 7, 1806 (aged 81 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e5.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e2f2.
Citation details: Marriage: Andries Jacobus BURGER and Alettha Sophia VAN DER MERWE (1806), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDT6?i=55&cat=959223 : accessed 31 Jan 1806
Citation details: Andries Jacobus BURGER (1785-1866), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I371&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Marriage of a granddaughterWillem Johannes ConradieJohanna Catharina van der MerweView this family
May 10, 1807 (aged 81 years)

Citation details: [3748] c2d5.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p542, b2c9d6e2f3.
Marriage of a grandsonChristoffel ViljoenJohanna Catharina van VuurenView this family
after 1808 (aged 82 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p329, b4c2d1e4.
Marriage of a grandsonChristoffel ViljoenMaria Adriana TasView this family
after 1809 (aged 83 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p329, b4c2d1e4.
Marriage of a grandsonDavid Abraham TheronGeertruy Catharina ViljoenView this family
May 6, 1810 (aged 84 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d2.
Citation details: Marriage: David Abraham THERON and Geertruyda Catarina VILJOEN (1810), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-3SRH-1?i=104&cat=244034 : accessed 8 Aug 2019

Marriages: Geertruy Catharina VILJOEN (1774-)

SAG 14 has her second marriage with David Abraham THERON without a date, but according to the marriage register the THERON marriage should be her first (1810), followed by the RETIEF marriage in 1829.

War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 90 years)

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Wikipedia

Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 83 years)

Source:

Wikipedia

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 86 years)

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Wikipedia

Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 93 years)

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Wikipedia

Death of a granddaughterAletta Sophia van der Merwe
July 25, 1820 (aged 95 years)

Citation details: Andries Jacobus BURGER (1785-1866), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I371&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 94 years)

Source:

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.

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 99 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Marriage of a grandsonFrancois Hermanus RetiefGeertruy Catharina ViljoenView this family
June 15, 1829 (aged 103 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p356, b4c2d6e5.

Marriages: Geertruy Catharina VILJOEN (1774-)

SAG 14 has her second marriage with David Abraham THERON without a date, but according to the marriage register the THERON marriage should be her first (1810), followed by the RETIEF marriage in 1829.

Marriage of a granddaughterPieter Jacobus ConradieSusanna Johanna LötterView this family
December 1, 1829 (aged 104 years)
Citation details: [2729] c2d4.
Citation details: Death notices: Pieter Jacobus CONRADIE (1838), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MR34?i=1034&cat=331262 and https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MY5Q?i=1035&cat=331262 images 1035-6/2253 : accessed 25 Feb 2017
Marriage of a granddaughterArie VosCatharina Cornelia ConradieView this family
December 2, 1834 (aged 109 years)

Citation details: Marais, p435, b2c2d5e10.
Citation details: [4569] c2d6.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 109 years)

Source:

Wikipedia

Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Death of a grandsonPieter Jacobus Conradie
October 9, 1838 (aged 113 years) Age: 64 years 7 months
Citation details: [2729] c2d4.
Citation details: Death notices: Pieter Jacobus CONRADIE (1838), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MR34?i=1034&cat=331262 and https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MY5Q?i=1035&cat=331262 images 1035-6/2253 : accessed 25 Feb 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a grandsonFrancois Petrus Viljoen
July 18, 1843 (aged 118 years)

Citation details: Viljoen, p328, b4c2d1e3.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 118 years)

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Wikipedia