Anna Sophia Burger, 17971847 (aged 50 years)

Name
Anna Sophia /Burger/
Given names
Anna Sophia
Surname
Burger
Name
Anna Sophia /Dippenaar/
Type
married name
Birth May 2, 1797 49 41

Citation details: p348, b5c7.
Death of a maternal grandmotherDorothea Maria Smit
after May 1797 (aged 0)

Citation details: Vorster, p92, b3.
Baptism July 7, 1797 49 41 (aged 2 months)
Citation details: Burger, p501 b2c1d3e10.
Text:

~ 24.9.1797

Citation details: p348, b5c7.
Citation details: p349, no 125
Text:

Anna Sophia Baptised: 1797, den 24 Septbr Father: Schalk Jacobus Burger Mother: Hester Aletta Voster Witnesses: Schalk Willem Burger, Dorothea Burger

Additional notes: transcriber: baptism date not written in, assumed to be the same as the previously recorded baptismal date

War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 1 year)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 11 years)

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org…

A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: Wikipedia

Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 14 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
MarriageAlwyn Jacobus DippenaarView this family
May 30, 1813 (aged 16 years)
Citation details: p348, b5c7.
Citation details: Marriage: Alewijn Jacobus DIPPENAAR and Anna Sophia BURGER (1813), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDTR?i=71&cat=959223 : accessed 2 Feb 2019
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 18 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 21 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 22 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 27 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

Marriage of a childFrancois Jacobus van ZylHester Sophia DippenaarView this family
December 23, 1832 (aged 35 years)
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
Citation details: p348, b5c7d1.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 37 years)

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

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Birth of a granddaughterHester Aletta van Zyl
April 5, 1837 (aged 39 years)
Citation details: p318, b5c2d3e1.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 46 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a fatherSchalk Jacobus Burger

Death of a motherHester Aletta Vorster

Death December 9, 1847 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: p348, b5c7.