Jan Johannes Jasper Cloete, 18091873 (aged 64 years)

Name
Jan Johannes Jasper /Cloete/
Given names
Jan Johannes Jasper
Surname
Cloete
Citation details: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/114_e4.htm : accessed 18 Feb 2017 b1c1d4e4f18
Name
Johannes Hendrik /Jasper/
Type
also known as
Birth January 13, 1809 70
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Baptism September 17, 1809 70 (aged 8 months)
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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 6 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 0)

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 2 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 9 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 10 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

Death of a half-brotherJacob Cloete
September 29, 1825 (aged 16 years)
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Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 15 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

MarriageEngela Maria Cornelia RoetsView this family
February 3, 1833 (aged 24 years)
Citation details: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/114_e4.htm : accessed 18 Feb 2017 b1c1d4e4f18
Text:

x (Graaff-Reinet) 3.2.1833 Engela Maria Cornelia Roets, *11.12.1816 † 11.3.1873 (Karbee, Victoria Wes)[(50.2) KAB 9208], dv Johannes Jurgen Roets & Catharina Elizabeth Mulder

Citation details: Death notice: Elizabeth Catharina Francina CLOETE (1865), MOOC 6/9/122 #4189/1868, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-MS3M-V?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZK%3A1598082376 : 12 September 2017), 007844943 > image 1417 of 2192; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 25 years)

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

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a half-brotherJasper Cloete
April 29, 1838 (aged 29 years) Age: 71 years 0 months 29 days

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f5.
Citation details: Death notice: Jasper CLOETE (1838), MOOC 6/9/12 #2731, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-ML13?mode=g&i=791 image 792/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 34 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a brotherJasper Cloete
February 16, 1854 (aged 45 years)
Citation details: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/114_e4.htm : accessed 18 Feb 2017 b1c1d4e4f19
Text:

† 16.2.1854 (Rietfontein, Nieuweveld)[(42) KAB 2441/54]

Citation details: Death notice: Jasper CLOETE (1854), MOOC 6/9/65 #2441, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-C9BP-1?mode=g&i=345&cat=331262 image 346/2120 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a childFrans Stephanus TheronElizabeth Catharina CloeteView this family
October 13, 1856 (aged 47 years)
Citation details: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/114_e4.htm : accessed 18 Feb 2017 b1c1d4e4f18g3
Citation details: Deel 2, p155, b4c1d2e4f5.
Citation details: Death notice: Elizabeth Catharina Francina CLOETE (1865), MOOC 6/9/122 #4189/1868, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-MS3M-V?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZK%3A1598082376 : 12 September 2017), 007844943 > image 1417 of 2192; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Marriage: Frans Stephanus THERON and Elizabeth Catharina Francina CLOETE (1856), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-7PDD?i=325&cat=244034 : accessed 14 May 2020
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 49 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 56 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 daughterElizabeth Catharina Cloete
September 7, 1865 (aged 56 years) Age: 30 years
Citation details: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/114_e4.htm : accessed 18 Feb 2017 b1c1d4e4f18g3
Text:

Elizabeth Catharina, *1835 (Klipfontein, Victoria West) † 7.9.1865 (Kalkput, Victoria Wes)[(30) KAB 4189]

Citation details: Death notice: Elizabeth Catharina Francina CLOETE (1865), MOOC 6/9/122 #4189/1868, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-MS3M-V?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZK%3A1598082376 : 12 September 2017), 007844943 > image 1417 of 2192; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 92 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 92 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 55 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 57 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 fatherJacob Cloete

Death March 10, 1873 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/114_e4.htm : accessed 18 Feb 2017 b1c1d4e4f18
Text:

† 10.3.1873 (Karbee, Victoria Wes)[(63.2) KAB 9207/73]