Elizabeth Debora Erlank, 1841

Name
Elizabeth Debora /Erlank/
Given names
Elizabeth Debora
Surname
Erlank
Birth
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Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 2 years)
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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 17 years)
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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 (aged 23 years)
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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 (aged 23 years)
South Africa
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 25 years)
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 (aged 31 years)
Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumulanga, South Africa
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
Death of a sister
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Death of a mother
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Catherina Susana MINNAAR (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6788/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DG-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1873 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Death of a brother
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Citation details: Death notice: Carel Jonas Johannes ERLANK (1878), MOOC 6/9/164 #5793/1878, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W3DC-8?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 12 September 2017), 007844949 > image 804 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Death of a father
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Citation details: Death notice: Andries Gustaaf ERLANK (1879), MOOC 6/9/169 #6622/1879, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-W388-X?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZR%3A1598082383 : 28 September 2018), 007844949 > image 1698 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 39 years)
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Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 39 years)
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 (aged 44 years)
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.
Death of a half-sister
Text:

Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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Citation details: Death notice: Hester Christina Johanna Adriana ERLANK (1893), MOOC 6/9/317 #1171/1893, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-W94N-C?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S86%3A1598082396 : 12 September 2017), 007844963 > image 1589 of 2039; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Dec 2018
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 59 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 60 years)
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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 60 years)
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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 (aged 60 years)
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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 (aged 62 years)
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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 64 years)
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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Death of a brother
Address: Robinson Street,
Beaconsfield,
Kimberley
Date of entry in original source: May 5, 1908
Quality of data: primary evidence
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Citation details: Death registration Jacobus Johannes ERLANK: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21991-71793-20?cc=1779109 : accessed 28 September 2015), 1908 > Kimberley > image 440 of 1166; National Archives, Pretoria.
Death of a sister
Cause: heart disease
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Citation details: Death registration Elsie ERLANK: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21991-56023-33?cc=1779109 : accessed 29 September 2015), 1908 > Murraysburg > image 88 of 94; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: December 19, 1908
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a half-brother
Address: New Bethesda,
Graaff Reinet
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Citation details: Death registration Gustav Zacharias ERLANK: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22056-57514-89?cc=1779109 : accessed 29 September 2015), 1909 > Graaff Reinet > image 95 of 431; National Archives, Pretoria.
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septicaemia

Date of entry in original source: March 16, 1909
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a sister
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Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 68 years)
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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Death of a half-brother
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Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 70 years)
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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 brother
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War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 77 years)
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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 76 years)
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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 (aged 77 years)
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Death of a sister
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 82 years)
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Death of a brother
Address: Elsmere Wyk I,
Dist. Kuruman
Cause: maag kanker
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Citation details: Death registration Gert Johan Wilhelm Gous ERLANK: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22078-15987-45?cc=1779109 : accessed 1 October 2015), 1926 > Kuruman > image 80 of 241; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: May 3, 1926
Quality of data: primary evidence
Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 87 years)
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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 (aged 97 years)
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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 103 years)
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Death of a sister
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 106 years)
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Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 113 years)
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Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 116 years)
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Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (aged 124 years)
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Death
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Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage MarriageNovember 25, 1836Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1 year
elder sister
15 months
elder brother
18391839
Birth: January 27, 1839 37 18
Death: August 28, 1839Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
18 months
elder brother
15 months
twin sister
herself
14 months
younger sister
18421908
Birth: December 16, 1842 41 22
Death: November 22, 1908Murraysburg, Western Cape, South Africa
2 years
younger brother
18451878
Birth: March 4, 1845 44 24
Death: August 22, 1878Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
3 years
younger sister
18471922
Birth: September 14, 1847 46 27
Death: June 22, 1922
3 years
younger brother
18501926
Birth: February 18, 1850 48 29
Death: April 14, 1926Kuruman, Northern Cape, South Africa
20 months
younger brother
18511917
Birth: October 22, 1851 50 31
Death: August 1, 1917
17 months
younger brother
18531908
Birth: March 21, 1853 52 32 Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: May 3, 1908Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa
3 years
younger sister
18551946
Birth: November 22, 1855 54 35
Death: about 1946Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
3 years
younger sister
18581877
Birth: August 20, 1858 57 38
Death: March 21, 1877Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape, South Africa
2 years
younger sister
18601910
Birth: December 29, 1860 59 40
Death: May 13, 1910Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Father’s family with Anna Maria Catharina Bisschoff
father
stepmother
18071836
Birth: calculated March 24, 1807 34 Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: August 4, 1836Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Marriage MarriageApril 6, 1823Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
14 months
half-brother
20 months
half-sister
18261893
Birth: February 14, 1826 24 18 Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: June 1, 1893Hanover, Northern Cape, South Africa
21 months
half-sister
18271829
Birth: November 18, 1827 26 20
Death: May 10, 1829Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
3 years
half-brother
18301911
Birth: October 3, 1830 29 23
Death: January 10, 1911Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
2 years
half-brother
18331909
Birth: January 30, 1833 31 25
Death: March 15, 1909Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
2 years
half-sister
18351836
Birth: February 15, 1835 33 27
Death: August 22, 1836Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
18 months
half-sister
18361836
Birth: July 26, 1836 35 29
Death: July 27, 1836

Descendants of Elizabeth Debora Erlank

  1. Generation 1
    1. Elizabeth Debora Erlank, daughter of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Catharina Susanna Minnaar, was born on October 11, 1841.

Ancestors of Elizabeth Debora Erlank

  1. Generation 1
    1. Elizabeth Debora Erlank, daughter of Andries Gustaf Erlank and Anna Catharina Susanna Minnaar, was born on October 11, 1841.

  2. Generation 2 back to top
      2 of 2 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Andries Gustaf Erlank, son of Gustav Erlank and Catharina Maria Wilke, was born about March 1801 in Dist. Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa and died on February 12, 1879 in Murraysburg, Western Cape, South Africa.

    2. Anna Catharina Susanna Minnaar, daughter of Jan Stephanus Minnaar and Catharina Frederica Loock, was born calculated April 1820 in Murraysburg, Western Cape, South Africa and died on June 5, 1878 in Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

  3. Generation 3 back to top
      4 of 4 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Gustav Erlank, joins the Dutch fleet (in 1776), messenger of the court (from 1789), gaoler (in 1802) and in the employ of Daniel du Toit (in 1804), was born in April 1758 in Stockholm, Sweden and died on August 27, 1823 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 65.

    2. Catharina Maria Wilke, daughter of Joachim Wilke and Francina van der Nest, was baptized on July 13, 1776.

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Andries Christian David Dries Koch (1918–1982) Harriet Hockly (1817–1874) Frank Edwin Blewett (1916–1995) Hugo Theron (1918–1987) Maria Elizabeth Nonnie Conradie (1866–1955) William Dods Pringle (1809–1876) Guillaume Gieljam van Niekerk (1872–1978) Muriel Dorothy Evelyn Barnard (1941–2009) Anna Magdalena Egbertha Koch (1905–1972) Anna Jacoba Elizabeth Greeff (1891–1966) Margaretha Elizabeth van der Merwe (1903–) Leon Theron (1916–1966) Frederick Wilhelm Frik Koch (1911–1977) Jacoba Ritchie Erlank (1866–1904) Cynthia Theron (1934–1998) Emma Carolina Louisa Boardman (1875–1960) Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend (1904–1990) William Edward Bill Key (1905–1991) Johannes Frederik Jannie Theron (1910–1990) Jacobus Johannes Koos Theron (1896–1975) Aletta Johanna van der Merwe (1889–) Wilhelmina Magdelena Willie Conradie (1877–1973) Cornelius Willem Petrus Corneels Cloete (1899–1967) Vera Theron (1954–2012) Johanna Maria Jossie Loubser (1934–2007) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe (1911–1969) Daniel Hockly (1787–1835) Michiel Hendrik Koch (1867–1941) Dacre Lovett Haddon (1922–1944) James Bodinar Jimmy Blewett (1930–1985) Christian Gert Conradie Christie Theron (1900–1946) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Christian Gert Boy Theron (1874–1962) Edward Noël Ted Giddy (1931–1998) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Dirk Hendrik Jacobus Coetzee (1931–2010) Anna Magdalena Egbertha Koch (1905–1972) Rhoda Alice Lovering (1893–) Rosine Maud Townsend (1897–) Maria Susanna Catharina Bosch (1864–1947) Anna Susanna Girlie Theron (1907–1984) Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews (1906–1993) Cornelius Willem Petrus Corneels Cloete (1899–1967) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe Bennie Welgemoed (1906–1959) Alwin Michael Wiggill (1944–2009) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Johannes Frederik John Theron (1880–1971) Burgher Ferreira Koch (1913–1976) Magdalena Elizabeth Lenie Conradie (1883–1951) Magdalena Elizabeth Grové (1841–1907) Dirk Hendrik Jacobus Coetzee (1931–2010) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Dirk Albertus Johannes Loubser (1882–1971) Petronella Johanna Piekie de Villiers (1907–1973) Christian Gert Boy Theron (1874–1962) Christiaan Gert Conradie (1837–1898) Elizabeth Moore (1790–1862) John George Delport (1896–1949) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe (1866–1936) Brenda Law (1910–1999)