Judith Catharina Grundlingh,

Name
Judith Catharina /Grundlingh/
Given names
Judith Catharina
Surname
Grundlingh
Name
Judith Catharina /Burger/
Type
married name
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: [Wikipedia](https:/…

French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Colonisation
1780

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikip…

The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

War
French troops depart the Cape
1784

Note: Consequence of signing the [Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Pa…

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783). Source: Wikipedia

MarriageWillem BurgerView this family
May 6, 1787

Citation details: Burger, p499, b2c1d1.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795

Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of t…

The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in. The start of free trade was announced. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809

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

Marriage of a childSchalk Johannes BurgerJohanna Elizabeth BurgerView this family
September 20, 1812
Citation details: Burger, p501 b2c1d3e9.
Citation details: Marriage: Schalk Johannes BURGER and Anna Elisabeth BURGER (1812), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDBQ?i=68&cat=959223 : accessed 2 Feb 2019
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childJacobus Petrus Alwyn BurgerAnna Catharina SalomonseView this family
January 4, 1818
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d1e9.
Citation details: Marriage: Jacobus Petrus Alewijn BURGER and Anna Catharina SALOMONSE (1818), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDPN?i=91&cat=959223 : accessed 3 Feb 2019
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childJacobus Petrus Alwyn BurgerAnna Maria BurgerView this family
November 5, 1820
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d3e2f1.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820

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

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

Birth of a grandsonAndries Bartholomeus Burger
November 15, 1831

Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d1e9f6.
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Bartholomeus Burger
April 8, 1832
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d1e9f6.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835

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

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a sonWillem Jacobus Burger
October 22, 1852 Age: 65 years
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d1e7.
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Jacobus BURGERS (1852), MOOC 6/9/60 #1710, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-H3H?mode=g&i=1612&cat=331262 image 1613/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859

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

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

Marriage of a grandsonAndries Bartholomeus BurgerAletta Catharina Jacoba TheronView this family
about 1872

Citation details: Death notice: Andries Bartholomeus BURGER (1894), MOOC 6/9/333 #2427, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-7SPM-2?mode=g&i=1812&cat=331262 image 1813/2000 : accessed 2 March 2017
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902

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

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867
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

Marriage of a grandsonAndries Bartholomeus BurgerElsje Sophia Jacoba SmitView this family
before 1870

Citation details: Death notice: Andries Bartholomeus BURGER (1894), MOOC 6/9/333 #2427, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-7SPM-2?mode=g&i=1812&cat=331262 image 1813/2000 : accessed 2 March 2017
Citation details: Smit, p442, a4b6c10d5e1f6.
Marriage of a grandsonAndries Bartholomeus BurgerHendrina Frederika EnslinView this family
after 1872

Citation details: Death notice: Andries Bartholomeus BURGER (1894), MOOC 6/9/333 #2427, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-7SPM-2?mode=g&i=1812&cat=331262 image 1813/2000 : accessed 2 March 2017
Citation details: Death notice: Caroline Hendrika BURGER (1947), MOOC 6/9/14093 #3381/1947, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91C-6SLP-Y?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S76%3A1598072302 : 28 September 2018), 007739215 > image 708 of 1500; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Text:

Moeder: Caroline Hendrika Burger

Quality of data: questionable evidence
Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902

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
September 1873
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