Gert Christiaan Boet Delport, 19051968 (aged 62 years)

Name
Gert Christiaan /Delport/
Given names
Gert Christiaan
Nickname
Boet
Surname
Delport
Birth December 20, 1905 34 30

Citation details: Baptism: Gert Christiaan DELPORT (1906), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZLS-5RK : 4 December 2014), Gert Christiaan Delport, 21 Jan 06; citing p. 218, Baptism, Ladybrand, Free State, South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein; FHL microfilm 1,670,398 : accessed 14 Oct 2018
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Christiaan Jurgens DELPORT (1925), VAB MHG #18232/1925, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-56J7?cat=195564 : accessed 14 Oct 2018
Baptism January 21, 1906 34 30 (aged 1 month)
Citation details: Baptism: Gert Christiaan DELPORT (1906), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZLS-5RK : 4 December 2014), Gert Christiaan Delport, 21 Jan 06; citing p. 218, Baptism, Ladybrand, Free State, South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein; FHL microfilm 1,670,398 : accessed 14 Oct 2018
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 0)

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

Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn George Berry
July 12, 1908 (aged 2 years) Age: 74 years 1 month
Citation details: Death notice: John George BERRY (1908), VAB MHG #B3611, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-X399-269?i=300&cat=195564 : accessed 29 Jan 2020
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 4 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 6 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

War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 12 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 12 years)

Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit…

An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherGert Christian Jurgens Delport
October 19, 1925 (aged 19 years) Age: 54 years 1 month
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Christiaan Jurgens DELPORT (1925), VAB MHG #18232/1925, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-56J7?cat=195564 : accessed 14 Oct 2018
Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 23 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a parentDavid Benjamin VenterClementina Letitia Johanna BerryView this family
after May 9, 1942 (aged 36 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Clementina Letitia Johanna BERRY (1950), 7/51/222 regd 6/1/51, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-XXDS-CQR?cc=1407787&wc=Q8W9-9LJ%3A1058033201%2C1058040801 : 16 February 2017), 1951 > 7 > image 2 of 28; Master of the Free State High Court, Bloemfontein : accessed 2 Feb 2020
War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 39 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II)
Death of a brotherJohn George Delport
August 4, 1949 (aged 43 years) Age: 52 years

Death of a motherClementina Letitia Johanna Berry
December 15, 1950 (aged 44 years) Age: 75 years 2 months
Citation details: Death notice: Clementina Letitia Johanna BERRY (1950), 7/51/222 regd 6/1/51, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-XXDS-CQR?cc=1407787&wc=Q8W9-9LJ%3A1058033201%2C1058040801 : 16 February 2017), 1951 > 7 > image 2 of 28; Master of the Free State High Court, Bloemfontein : accessed 2 Feb 2020
Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 55 years)
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: [Wi…

Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 55 years)

Note: South Africa becomes a republic. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_in_South_Afr…

South Africa becomes a republic. Source: Wikipedia

Occupation
engineer
before 1968 (aged 62 years)

Death March 9, 1968 (aged 62 years)
Burial