Jacoba Lubbe, 1753

Name
Jacoba /Lubbe/
Given names
Jacoba
Surname
Lubbe
Name
Jacoba /Burger/
Type
married name
Baptism March 18, 1753 40 32 (aged 0 days)
Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12c9.

Identity of Jacoba LUBBE, wife of Barend Jacobus BURGER

Lubbe (b12c9), is taken as the wife in this family, based on name and age. Use with caution, until more source material is found.

Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 0)

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 2 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

MarriageBarend Jacobus BurgerView this family
February 18, 1770 (aged 16 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2.

Identity of Jacoba LUBBE, wife of Barend Jacobus BURGER

Lubbe (b12c9), is taken as the wife in this family, based on name and age. Use with caution, until more source material is found.

Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 23 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 27 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 26 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 30 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

Marriage of a childSchalk Willem BurgerMartha Johanna van HeerdenView this family
October 10, 1790 (aged 37 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e1.
Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c10d2.
Baptism of a grandsonBarend Jacobus Burger
April 1, 1793 (aged 40 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e1f2.
Marriage of a childBarend Jacobus BurgerMagdalena Elizabeth BurgerView this family
October 27, 1793 (aged 40 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2.
Baptism of a grandsonBarend Jacobus Johannes Burger
April 21, 1796 (aged 43 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f1.
Baptism of a granddaughterJacoba Johanna Burger
November 24, 1799 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f3.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 45 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 41 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 43 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Baptism of a granddaughterWilhelmina Maria Burger
July 8, 1798 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f2.
Text:

~ 8.7.1898

Note: Presumed typo in source for baptism date
Birth of a grandsonWillem Jacobus Burger
December 1, 1802 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f4.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Jacobus Burger
October 2, 1803 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f4.
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Petrus Burger
May 20, 1805 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f5.
Marriage of a childAndries Jacobus Dowe Andries BurgerAletta Sophia van der MerweView this family
September 7, 1806 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e5.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e2f2.
Citation details: Marriage: Andries Jacobus BURGER and Alettha Sophia VAN DER MERWE (1806), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDT6?i=55&cat=959223 : accessed 31 Jan 1806
Citation details: Andries Jacobus BURGER (1785-1866), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I371&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Birth of a grandsonSchalk Willem Burger
calculated December 1807 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Schalk Willem BURGER (1840), MOOC 6/9/22 #4555, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQLC-2?mode=g&i=516&cat=331262 image 517/2223 : accessed 10 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism of a grandsonSchalk Willem Burger
April 18, 1808 (aged 55 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f6.
Birth of a grandsonWillem Jacobus Burger
May 30, 1808 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1808-1883), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I375&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Jacobus Burger
July 4, 1808 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1808-1883), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I375&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 55 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

Birth of a grandsonJacobus Stephanus Burger
August 8, 1811 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f7.
Citation details: Death notice: Jacobus Stephanus BURGER (1868), MOOC 6/9/123 #4344, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-MSSH-D?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZK%3A1598082376 : 28 September 2018), 007844943 > image 1586 of 2192; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 18 Jan 2020
Text:

CAL AUG 1810

Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Stephanus Burger
August 27, 1811 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f7.
Birth of a grandsonAndries Petrus Burger
November 16, 1811 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Burger, p503, b2c2d2e5f4.
Citation details: Andries Petrus BURGER (1811-1890), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I386&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Petrus Burger
December 26, 1811 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Burger, p503, b2c2d2e5f4.
Citation details: Andries Petrus BURGER (1811-1890), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I386&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 62 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 58 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a grandsonBarend Jacobus BurgerJohanna Maria van der MerweView this family
May 2, 1813 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p236, b4c1d11e5.
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e1f2.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p571, b2c13d2e1f6.
Birth of a granddaughterMagdalena Johanna Burger
September 8, 1813 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f8.
Baptism of a granddaughterMagdalena Johanna Burger
October 31, 1813 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f8.
Marriage of a grandsonBarend Jacobus Johannes BurgerJacoba Johanna TheronView this family
April 3, 1814 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e3.
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f1.
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1911), MOOC 6/9/662 #740/1911, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-ZK6M?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZS%3A1598082362 : 28 September 2018), 007844931 > image 2120 of 2183; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Citation details: Marriage: Barend Jacobus Johannes BURGER and Jacoba Johanna THERON (1814), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDTV?i=74&cat=959223 : accessed 3 Feb 2019
Death of a sisterElsie Lubbe
December 16, 1816 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2.
Birth of a granddaughterMartha Magdalena Burger
February 5, 1818 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f9.
Baptism of a granddaughterMartha Magdalena Burger
March 1, 1818 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f9.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 65 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a granddaughterJacoba Johanna Maria Burger
January 8, 1820 (aged 66 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f10.
Baptism of a granddaughterJacoba Johanna Maria Burger
April 17, 1820 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f10.
Marriage of a childAndries Jacobus Dowe Andries BurgerAletta Jacoba van der MerweView this family
December 3, 1820 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p571, b2c13d2e1f4g9.
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e5.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e1f10.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 66 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

Birth of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Burger
June 4, 1824 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f11.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Burger
June 27, 1824 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f11.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 71 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 childBarend Jacobus BurgerElisabeth Magdalena TheronView this family
April 16, 1826 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e1.
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2.
Citation details: Death notice: Barend Jacobus BURGER (1845), MOOC 6/9/36 #7877, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-6RQ9?mode=g&i=1400&cat=331262 image 1401/2225 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a grandsonWillem Jacobus Burgers
January 28, 1828 (aged 74 years)

Citation details: Pienaar, p45, b2c5d7e7f3.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Jacobus Burgers
February 24, 1828 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f12.
Birth of a granddaughterElsje Margaretha Burger
June 19, 1830 (aged 77 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f13.
Baptism of a granddaughterElsje Margaretha Burger
July 18, 1830 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f13.
Birth of a granddaughterJacoba Johanna Burger
January 26, 1831 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p571, b2c13d2e1f4g9.
Text:

1831

Citation details: Burger, p503, b2c2d5e5f9.
Baptism of a granddaughterJacoba Johanna Burger
February 20, 1831 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: Burger, p503, b2c2d5e5f9.
Marriage of a grandsonWillem Jacobus BurgerJohanna Maria GroblerView this family
July 2, 1832 (aged 79 years)
Citation details: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1808-1883), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I375&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Marriage of a grandsonAndries Petrus BurgerAnna van der MerweView this family
October 8, 1832 (aged 79 years)
Citation details: Burger, p503, b2c2d2e5f4.
Citation details: Andries Petrus BURGER (1811-1890), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I386&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Marriage of a grandsonJacobus Stephanus BurgerMaartje Johanna GrobbelaarView this family
March 10, 1833 (aged 79 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Elizabeth Margaretha BURGER (1908), MOOC 6/9/599 #1937/1908, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GQTV-P?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ8%3A1598082354 : 28 September 2018), 007844927 > image 1378 of 2118; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Jan 2019
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f7.
Citation details: Marriage: Jacobus Stephanus BURGER and Maartje Johanna GROBBELAAR (1883), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDH5?i=215&cat=959223 : accessed 2 May 2020
Birth of a grandsonThomas Francois Burger
April 15, 1834 (aged 81 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f14.
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Francois Burger
May 11, 1834 (aged 81 years)
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f14.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 81 years)

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

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a grandsonWillem Jacobus BurgerMagdalena Johanna van HeerdenView this family
March 24, 1836 (aged 83 years)
Citation details: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1808-1883), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I375&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Citation details: van Heerden, p240, b1c5d3e5.
Text:

x Graaff-Reinet 24.4.1836 Willem Jacobus BURGER (Andries Batholomeus-sn)

Death of a grandsonSchalk Willem Burger
September 1, 1840 (aged 87 years) Age: 32 years 9 months
Citation details: Death notice: Schalk Willem BURGER (1840), MOOC 6/9/22 #4555, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQLC-2?mode=g&i=516&cat=331262 image 517/2223 : accessed 10 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 90 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a sonBarend Jacobus Burger
April 28, 1845 (aged 92 years) Age: 71 years 0 months 26 days
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2.
Citation details: Death notice: Barend Jacobus BURGER (1845), MOOC 6/9/36 #7877, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-6RQ9?mode=g&i=1400&cat=331262 image 1401/2225 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a grandsonWillem Jacobus BurgerMaria Aletta PienaarView this family
October 2, 1848 (aged 95 years)
Citation details: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1808-1883), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I375&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Marriage of a grandsonWillem Jacobus BurgersElsje Jacoba PienaarView this family
October 29, 1849 (aged 96 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p45, b2c5d7e7f3.
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Citation details: Marriage: Willem Jacobus BURGER and Elsje Jacoba PIENAAR (1849), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSFQ-SF2W?i=289&cat=1153592 : accessed 28 Jan 2019
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 105 years)

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 (aged 112 years)

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

Death of a sonAndries Jacobus Dowe Andries Burger
November 11, 1866 (aged 113 years)
Citation details: Andries Jacobus BURGER (1785-1866), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I371&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 148 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 148 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
Economic depression
1865 (aged 111 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 113 years)
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

Death of a grandsonJacobus Stephanus Burger
April 8, 1868 (aged 115 years) Age: 57 years 8 months
Citation details: Death notice: Jacobus Stephanus BURGER (1868), MOOC 6/9/123 #4344, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-MSSH-D?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZK%3A1598082376 : 28 September 2018), 007844943 > image 1586 of 2192; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 18 Jan 2020
Death of a fatherBarend Lubbe

Death of a motherMartha Burger

Death
Yes