Pieter Willem Abraham Welgemoed, 1880

Name
Pieter Willem Abraham /Welgemoed/
Given names
Pieter Willem Abraham
Surname
Welgemoed
Birth June 14, 1880 50 43

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Baptism August 9, 1880 50 43 (aged 1 month)
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War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 9 months)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
Death of a brotherJohan Gottlieb Welgemoed
September 17, 1899 (aged 19 years)
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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 20 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 21 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 21 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 21 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
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 0)
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 5 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 23 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 25 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 29 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 fatherAndries Jacobus Welgemoed
July 24, 1911 (aged 31 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

Quality of data: primary evidence
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 31 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 38 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 37 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 half-brotherDavid Johannes Welgemoed
June 30, 1925 (aged 45 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
Quality of data: primary evidence
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
Death of a sisterAnna Ramertha Welgemoed
about 1926 (aged 45 years)

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Death of a motherAnna Ramertha Bester
November 1, 1926 (aged 46 years) Age: 89 years 4 months
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Citation details: Death registration Anna Remertha BESTER: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22055-50508-15?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1926 > Tarka > image 107 of 144; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: November 1, 1926
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Ramertha BESTER (1926), MOOC 6/9/3066 #13362/1926, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BY-T71Q-X?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-92Y%3A1598032483 : 11 October 2018), 007731772 > image 721 of 812; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Text:

2nd November 1926

Death of a sisterJohanna Jacoba Welgemoed
about 1929 (aged 48 years)

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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 49 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 brotherAndries Jacobus Welgemoed
January 15, 1940 (aged 59 years)
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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 65 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II)
Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 80 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 80 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 109 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
First General Elections
April 27, 1994 (aged 113 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_general_election,_1994)
Burial of a fatherAndries Jacobus Welgemoed

Citation details: Gravestone: A J WELGEMOED (1830-1911), https://graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3433000 : accessed 8 Jan 2020
Death
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