Elsje Sophia Lubbe, 1793

Name
Elsje Sophia /Lubbe/
Given names
Elsje Sophia
Surname
Lubbe
Name
Elsje Sophia /Burger/
Type
married name
Baptism December 25, 1793 36 34 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Lubbe, p340, b12c10d8.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 5 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 1 year)

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

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 3 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
MarriageSchalk Willem Petrus BurgerView this family
April 7, 1810 (aged 16 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8.
Citation details: Burger, p504, b2c2d9e1.
Citation details: p72, no 12.
Text:

1810, den 7 April Schalk Willem Petrus Burger Jac'b's Zoon van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jonkman burger alhier met Elsie Sofia Lubbe van Cabo voornoemd, Jongedogter

Citation details: Lubbe, p340, b12c10d8.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 21 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 15 years)

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org…

A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: Wikipedia

Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 18 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 24 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 26 years)

Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the *Nautilus* and the *Cha…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 31 years)

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

Marriage of a childJacobus Stephanus BurgerMartha Sophia van der MerweView this family
October 4, 1835 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Jacobus Stephanus BURGER (1811-), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I552&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Citation details: Burger, p504, b2c2d9e1f1.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 41 years)

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

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childJacobus Christiaan Gabriël TheronJohanna Adriana Maria BurgerView this family
April 1, 1838 (aged 44 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8.
Birth of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Theron
March 7, 1839 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8f1.
Baptism of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Theron
August 11, 1839 (aged 45 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8f1.
Birth of a grandsonKarel Nicolaas Burger
December 15, 1840 (aged 46 years)
Citation details: Karel Nicolaas BURGER (1840-1890), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I3603&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Birth of a granddaughterElsje Sophia Johanna Theron
August 6, 1841 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f2.
Baptism of a grandsonKarel Nicolaas Burger
October 15, 1841 (aged 47 years)
Citation details: Karel Nicolaas BURGER (1840-1890), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I3603&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Baptism of a granddaughterElsje Sophia Johanna Theron
January 9, 1842 (aged 48 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f2.
Birth of a grandsonSchalk Willem Petrus Schalk Profeet Theron
September 19, 1843 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Baptism of a grandsonSchalk Willem Petrus Schalk Profeet Theron
September 12, 1844 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 50 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Francina Maria Theron
December 6, 1846 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f4.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Francina Maria Theron
February 6, 1848 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f4.
Birth of a grandsonJacobus Christiaan Theron
February 8, 1855 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f5.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Christiaan Theron
September 14, 1856 (aged 62 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f5.
Birth of a granddaughterHester Johanna Sophia Theron
September 15, 1859 (aged 65 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f6.
Baptism of a granddaughterHester Johanna Sophia Theron
December 11, 1859 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f6.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 65 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

Marriage of a granddaughterDaniël Johannes TheronElsabé Catharina ImmelmanView this family
May 11, 1863 (aged 69 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8f1.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes Gysbert TheronElsje Sophia Johanna TheronView this family
April 17, 1865 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2g1.
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f2.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 71 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 husbandSchalk Willem Petrus Burger
June 16, 1868 (aged 74 years) Age: 84 years 2 months 15 days
Citation details: Burger, p504, b2c2d9e1.
Citation details: Death notice: Schalk Willem Petrus BURGER (1864), MOOC 6/9/124 #4528, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-MSSV-6?mode=g&i=1793&cat=331262 image 1794/2192 : accessed 2 March 2017
Marriage of a grandsonKarel Nicolaas BurgerChristina Johanna HoonView this family
June 12, 1871 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: Karel Nicolaas BURGER (1840-1890), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I3603&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Marriage of a granddaughterSchalk Willem Petrus Schalk Profeet TheronHelena Johanna Margaretha SteenkampView this family
September 9, 1872 (aged 78 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4e2.
Citation details: Death notice: Elena Johanna Margaretha STEENKAMP (1875), MOOC 6/9/150 #1371/1875, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-G3YD-W?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 28 September 2018), 007844947 > image 409 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 Jan 2019
Marriage of a granddaughterDaniël Johannes TheronMaria Magdalena RuppingView this family
February 26, 1877 (aged 83 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8f1.
Death of a granddaughterJohanna Francina Maria Theron
1879 (aged 85 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f4.
Death of a daughterJohanna Adriana Maria Burger
October 30, 1880 (aged 86 years)
Citation details: Johanna Adriana Maria BURGER (1819-1880), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I565&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 87 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
Death of a grandsonKarel Nicolaas Burger
May 11, 1890 (aged 96 years)
Citation details: Karel Nicolaas BURGER (1840-1890), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I3603&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Marriage of a granddaughterDaniël Johannes TheronSusanna Petronella ViviersView this family
November 14, 1892 (aged 98 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8f1.
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 107 years)

Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1901_in_So…

Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: Wikipedia

War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 108 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 108 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 108 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 71 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 73 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 79 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

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 87 years)
Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamest…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 92 years)
Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 110 years)

Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1904_…

Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 112 years)

Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.…

Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 116 years)

Note: Union of South Africa established. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_of_South_…

Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 118 years)

Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cas…

Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherFrans Lubbe

Death of a motherJohanna Andriana Burger

Death
Yes