Daniël Tobias Nicolaas Steenkamp, 18161880 (aged 64 years)

Name
Daniël Tobias Nicolaas /Steenkamp/
Given names
Daniël Tobias Nicolaas
Surname
Steenkamp
Birth January 5, 1816 45 28

Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4.
MarriageMaria Gesina Magdalena van KraayenburgView this family
after 1817 (aged 0)

Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4.
Baptism January 7, 1818 47 30 (aged 2 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 2 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 3 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 8 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

Death of a paternal grandmotherJohanna Zaal
November 2, 1834 (aged 18 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p155, b10.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 18 years)

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

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherJan Harmse Steenkamp
September 22, 1837 (aged 21 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p155, b10c1.
MarriageJannetjie Sophia d'OrantView this family
October 4, 1841 (aged 25 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4.
Citation details: Marriage: Daniel Tobias Nicolaas STEENKAMP and Jannetje Sophia DURAAN (1841), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-WSS4-C?i=231&cat=244034 : accessed 18 Apr 2020
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 27 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a wifeJannetjie Sophia d'Orant
September 10, 1858 (aged 42 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 42 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

War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 49 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

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 48 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 50 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

Marriage of a childAndries Willem Petrus LubbeHelena Johanna Margaretha SteenkampView this family
October 9, 1871 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4e2.
Marriage of a childSchalk Willem Petrus Schalk Profeet TheronHelena Johanna Margaretha SteenkampView this family
September 9, 1872 (aged 56 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
Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 57 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 of a motherMargaretha Johanna Wiese
December 17, 1873 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p155, b10c1.
Birth of a granddaughterJanetta Sophia Nettie Theron
March 9, 1874 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p224, b4c1d3e8f3g1.
Baptism of a granddaughterJanetta Sophia Nettie Theron
September 20, 1874 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p224, b4c1d3e8f3g1.
Death of a daughterHelena Johanna Margaretha Steenkamp
December 2, 1874 (aged 58 years) Age: 20 years
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
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
Note: Age at death seems to be Twintig, which is about 10y younger than the birth/baptism date, but the pa…

Age at death seems to be Twintig, which is about 10y younger than the birth/baptism date, but the parents of the deceased match with the record in SAG.

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 85 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 85 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

Death April 26, 1880 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4.