Elizabeth Francina van Schalkwyk, 18241874 (aged 50 years)

Name
Elizabeth Francina /van Schalkwyk/
Given names
Elizabeth Francina
Surname prefix
van
Surname
Schalkwyk
Name
Elizabeth Francina /Theron/
Type
married name
Birth about 1824 33 17

Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e7.
Citation details: Schalkwyk, p432, b2c2d8e3f3.

Interchanged birth and baptism dates for Elizabeth VIVIERS in SAG 10

The dates of the baptism and birth for Elizabeth VIVIERS in SAG v10 are in the incorrect order. For now we will just give the year as the birth/baptism dates.

*7.2.1824 ~30.1.1824

Baptism about 1824 33 17 (aged 0)
Citation details: Schalkwyk, p432, b2c2d8e3f3.

Interchanged birth and baptism dates for Elizabeth VIVIERS in SAG 10

The dates of the baptism and birth for Elizabeth VIVIERS in SAG v10 are in the incorrect order. For now we will just give the year as the birth/baptism dates.

*7.2.1824 ~30.1.1824

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 1 year)

Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: *Rijsksdaalder*) is converted into the British sterling. Source: [Wikipedia](http…

Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 11 years)

Note: *Voortrekkers* start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1835…

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 20 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
MarriageThomas Arnoldus TheronView this family
November 25, 1850 (aged 26 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e7.
Citation details: Schalkwyk, p432, b2c2d8e3f3.
Citation details: Marriage: Tomas Arnoldus THERON and Elizabeth Francina VAN SCHALKWYK (1850), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK8-29YV-Q?i=405&cat=244034 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 35 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza. Source: [Wikipedia](htt…

In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a motherMaria Jacomina Viviers
June 17, 1864 (aged 40 years)
Citation details: Schalkwyk, p432, b2c2d8e3.
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Jacomina VIVIJE (1864), MOOC 6/9/108 #1231, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-VBMZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZP%3A1598082375 : 12 June 2018), 007844942 > image 506 of 2278; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa: accessed 27 Sep 2018
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 41 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues includin…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherOckert Johannes van Schalkwyk
August 7, 1873 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Schalkwyk, p432, b2c2d8e3.
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 78 years)

Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: *Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek*, ZAR), often referred to as the Tra…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 78 years)

Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: *Oranje-Vrijstaat*, Afrikaans: *Oranje-Vrystaat*) was an independent *…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 41 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 43 years)
Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 49 years)
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilgrim%27s_…

Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field. Source: Wikipedia

Death July 12, 1874 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e7.