Jacobus Hugo, 17331796 (aged 63 years)

Name
Jacobus /Hugo/
Given names
Jacobus
Surname
Hugo
Birth
Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b9c6.
Baptism July 19, 1733 25 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b9c6.
Death of a fatherJacob Hugo
1745 (aged 11 years)

Citation details: Hugo, p501, b2.
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Rossouw
February 28, 1753 (aged 19 years)
Citation details: Hugo, p500, a1.
Text:

BEF 1752

Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b1.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 20 years)

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. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 21 years)

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: [Wikipedia](https:…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: Wikipedia

MarriageAnna RossouwView this family
April 11, 1756 (aged 22 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d2.
Citation details: Marais, p425, b2c2d1e2.
Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b9c6.
Death of a motherRachel de Villiers
November 13, 1762 (aged 29 years)

Citation details: Hugo, p501, b2.
Marriage of a childCharles MaraisRachel HugoView this family
December 5, 1773 (aged 40 years)
Citation details: Marais, p425, b2c2d1e2.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 42 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Birth of a grandsonJacobus Marais
June 8, 1779 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Marais, p426, b2c2d1e2f4.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Marais
June 27, 1779 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Marais, p426, b2c2d1e2f4.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 47 years)

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: [Wikipedia](https:/…

French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 46 years)

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikip…

The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 50 years)

Note: Consequence of signing the [Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Pa…

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783). Source: Wikipedia

War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 65 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 61 years)

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. Source: Wikipedia

Death September 9, 1796 (aged 63 years)
Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b9c6.