Jacobus Petrus du Preez, 17241802 (aged 77 years)

Name
Jacobus Petrus /du Preez/
Given names
Jacobus Petrus
Surname
du Preez
Baptism October 22, 1724 27 19 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7c1.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJacques Therond
December 1, 173921:45 (aged 15 years) Age: 71 years 6 months 16 days
Citation details: Deel 1, p25
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 29 years)

Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…

A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 30 years)

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: [Wikipedia](https:…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a paternal grandmotherCornelia Viljoen
about 1758 (aged 33 years)

Citation details: Du Preez, p317, b2.
MarriageMaria Elisabeth TheronView this family
June 5, 1763 (aged 38 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7c1.
Death of a maternal grandmotherMarie-Jeanne des Pres
1763 (aged 38 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p1, a1.
Death of a fatherHercules du Preez
1772 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p106, b3.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 51 years)

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 (aged 56 years)

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 (aged 55 years)

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 (aged 59 years)

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

Death of a motherElizabeth Theron
December 16, 1791 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p106, b3.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 74 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 70 years)

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 (aged 72 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death 1802 (aged 77 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7c1.