Anna Cornelia Smit, 18101877 (aged 67 years)

Name
Anna Cornelia /Smit/
Given names
Anna Cornelia
Surname
Smit
Birth about 1810 58 36
Citation details: Deel 2, p185, b4c1d2e10.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 5 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 2 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 8 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 10 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

Marriage of a parentPetrus Jacobus TheronSusanna Aletta KorffView this family
October 4, 1824 (aged 14 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Death of a fatherAlbert Smit
before November 1, 1824 (aged 14 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 15 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

MarriageChristiaan Gabriël TheronView this family
July 2, 1826 (aged 16 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p185, b4c1d2e10.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 25 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 34 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a half-brotherCornelis Johannes Smit
August 22, 1850 (aged 40 years)

Citation details: Smit, p406, a2b10c5.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 49 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 55 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

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 92 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 92 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 55 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 57 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 63 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 motherSusanna Aletta Korff

Death October 28, 1877 (aged 67 years)
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