Franz Anton Gerber

Name
Franz Anton /Gerber/
Surname
Gerber
Birth
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Marriage
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Census
1754
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Note: 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
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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780
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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
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Colonisation
1780
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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784
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Note: Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795
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Note: 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
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Birth of a grandson
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War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799
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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815
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Natural disaster
Drought
1809
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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812
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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818
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Marriage of a grandson
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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.
Death of a daughter
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Citation details: Death notice: Anna Barbara GERBER (1843), MOOC 6/9/30 #6339, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-656P?mode=g&i=261&cat=331262 image 262/2225 : accessed 5 March 2017
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Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844
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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.
Death
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Descendants of Franz Anton Gerber

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Franz Anton Gerber and Catharina van Dyk:

      1. Anna Barbara Gerber (17731843)
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    1. Anna Barbara Gerber, daughter of Franz Anton Gerber and Catharina van Dyk, was born calculated December 1773 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa and died on August 20, 1843 in George, Western Cape, South Africa.

      She married Johan Godfried Gericke, son of Johan Godfried Gericke,. He was born about 1741 in Saxony, Germany and died on March 21, 1837 in Geelhoutboom, George, Western Cape, South Africa.

      Children of Anna Barbara Gerber and Johan Godfried Gericke:

      1. Johan Christiaan Gericke (17981887)
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    1. Johan Christiaan Gericke, son of Johan Godfried Gericke and Anna Barbara Gerber, was born about 1798 in George, Western Cape, South Africa and died on September 26, 1887 in Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa.

      He married Lea Jacoba Stander, daughter of Adriaan Stander and Geertruyda Elizabeth Barnard, on April 4, 1819 in George, Western Cape, South Africa. She was born about 1801.

      Children of Johan Christiaan Gericke and Lea Jacoba Stander:

      1. Adriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke (18261914)

Ancestors of Franz Anton Gerber

  1. Generation 1
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Maria Elizabeth Nonnie Conradie (1866–1955) Léonie-Anastasie Drolez (1855–) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe Bennie Welgemoed (1906–1959) Maria Susanna Catharina Bosch (1864–1947) Daniel Hockly (1787–1835) Alwin Michael Wiggill (1944–2009) Rosine Maud Townsend (1897–) Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews (1906–1993) Petronella Johanna Piekie de Villiers (1907–1973) Harriet Hockly (1817–1874) William Edward Bill Key (1905–1991) Frank Edwin Blewett (1916–1995) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Toby van Schalkwyk Koch (1952–2003) Henri-Armand du Wicquet de Rodelinghem (1848–) Anna Susanna Girlie Theron (1907–1984) Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend (1904–1990) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1901–1981) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe (1866–1936) Johanna Hendrina Grobler Babes Welgemoed (1908–1989) Edward Noël Ted Giddy (1931–1998) Johannes Frederik John Theron (1880–1971) Cornelius Willem Petrus Corneels Cloete (1899–1967) James Bodinar Jimmy Blewett (1930–1985) Dirk Hendrik Jacobus Coetzee (1931–2010) Elizabeth Moore (1790–1862) Muriel Dorothy Evelyn Barnard (1941–2009) Martinus Gericke Jeppe Koch (1921–1998) Johannes Frederik Jannie Theron (1910–1990) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Judith Daisy Welgemoed (1914–1987) Johanna Maria Jossie Loubser (1934–2007) Dirk Albertus Johannes Loubser (1882–1971) Magdalena Elizabeth Grové (1841–1907) Jacoba Ritchie Erlank (1866–1904) Christian Gert Boy Theron (1874–1962) Roelof Anthonie van der Merwe (1893–) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe (1911–1969) Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff (1808–1881) Anna Magdalena Egbertha Koch (1905–1972) Kate Winifred Winnie Haddon (1873–1945) Burgher Ferreira Koch (1913–1976) John Maitland Laurie Watermeyer (1916–2000) Anna Jacoba Elizabeth Greeff (1891–1966) James Arthur Frederick Skeggs (1896–1963) Cynthia Theron (1934–1998) Magdalena Elizabeth Lenie Conradie (1883–1951) Guillaume Gieljam van Niekerk (1872–1978) Brenda Law (1910–1999) Jacobus Johannes Koos Theron (1896–1975) Vera Theron (1954–2012) Andries Christian David Dries Koch (1918–1982) William Dods Pringle (1809–1876) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Aletta Johanna van der Merwe (1889–) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Cornelius Willem Petrus Corneels Cloete (1899–1967) Frederick Wilhelm Frik Koch (1911–1977) Susanna Catharina Sannie van der Merwe (1927–1951) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1901–1981) Christian Gert Boy Theron (1874–1962)