David Johannes Welgemoed, 1889

Name
David Johannes /Welgemoed/
Given names
David Johannes
Surname
Welgemoed
Birth November 11, 1889 33 26

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Baptism January 12, 1890 34 26 (aged 2 months)
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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 11 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 12 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 12 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 12 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

Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 14 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 16 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 20 years)

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

Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a paternal grandfatherAndries Jacobus Welgemoed
July 24, 1911 (aged 21 years) Age: 81 years
Address: Du Plessisstraat, Tarkastad
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Citation details: Death registration Andries Jacobus WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-21988-24930-0?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1911 > Tarka > image 68 of 118; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: July 24, 1911
Text:

apoplexy and senile decay

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Citation details: Gravestone: A J WELGEMOED (1830-1911), https://graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3433000 : accessed 8 Jan 2020
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 22 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 29 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 28 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 brotherBarend Jacobus Welgemoed
September 13, 1923 (aged 33 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Barend Jacobus WELGEMOED (1923), MOOC 6/9/2523 #2502, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BY-19T7?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9F8%3A1598032430 : 11 October 2018), 007731736 > image 361 of 834; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Sep 2020
Death of a fatherDavid Johannes Welgemoed
June 30, 1925 (aged 35 years) Age: 69 years 6 months
Address: Buxton, District Stockenstrom
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Citation details: Death registration David Johannes WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22061-14251-50?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1925 > Stockenstrom > image 111 of 240; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: July 1, 1925
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Citation details: Death notice: David Johan WELGEMOED (1925), MOOC 6/9/2820 #8439/1925, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BK-Y7MJ?i=792&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 39 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

Death of a half-sisterElizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed
March 25, 1940 (aged 50 years)
Address: Greystraat
Cause: Carcinoma of Stomach
Citation details: Death registration Elizabeth Margariet WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-92778-1?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1940 > Tarka > image 26 of 96; National Archives, Pretoria.
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Death of a sisterAdriana Catharina Welgemoed
August 23, 1941 (aged 51 years) Age: 50 years
Citation details: Death registration: Adriana Katrina WELGEMOED (1941), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939Z-5QB7-F?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-HVQ%3A139967901%2C142128601 : 11 January 2017), 1941 > Stockenstroom > image 124 of 173; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 22 Sep 2020
War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 55 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II)
Death of a motherCatharina Elizabeth Johanna Botha
May 6, 1949 (aged 59 years) Age: 86 years
Address: Elizabeth Jordaan Oue Tehuis, Cradock
Citation details: Death Registration: Catharina Elizabeth Johanna BOTHA (1949), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-95F7-SMXT?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8PJ%3A139963701%2C139965702 : 24 June 2016), 1949 > Cradock > image 133 of 385; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 22 Sep 2020
Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 71 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 71 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

Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990 (aged 100 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
First General Elections
April 27, 1994 (aged 104 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_general_election,_1994)
Death
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