Hermanus Christoffel Cloete, 18011875 (aged 74 years)

Name
Hermanus Christoffel /Cloete/
Given names
Hermanus Christoffel
Surname
Cloete
Birth March 9, 1801 40 26
Citation details: Cloete, p590, b2c1d4e4f1g8.
Citation details: Death notice: Hermanus Christoffel CLOETE (1875), MOOC 6/9/153 #2195/1875, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GQSN-7?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 28 September 2018), 007844947 > image 1308 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Baptism August 21, 1801 40 27 (aged 5 months)
Citation details: Cloete, p590, b2c1d4e4f1g8.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 14 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 7 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 10 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 17 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
MarriageHuybrechtje Catharina CloeteView this family
November 5, 1820 (aged 19 years)
Citation details: Cloete, p590, b2c1d4e4f1g8.
Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f16.
Citation details: p128, no 59.
Text:

1820, 5 November Herculis Christoffel Cloete van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jongman Burger te Graaffrenet met Catharina Cloete van Tulbagh, jonge dogter

Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 18 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 paternal grandmotherJohanna Catharina Kruger
November 26, 1824 (aged 23 years)
Citation details: Kruger, p482, a2b2c1.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 23 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

Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 33 years)

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 (aged 42 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a brotherGerrit Jacobus Cloete
May 31, 1850 (aged 49 years) Age: 56 years 5 months 22 days
Citation details: b1c1d4e4f1g4, http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/114_e4.htm : accessed 7 Mar 2017
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Jacobus CLOETE (1850), MOOC 6/9/51 #289, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MS2Z-G?mode=g&i=2246&cat=331262 image 2247/2283 : accessed 10 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherFrans Cornelis Jacobus Cloete
April 6, 1853 (aged 52 years) Age: 57 years 8 months 20 days
Citation details: Cloete, p590, b2c1d4e4f1g5.
Citation details: Death notice: Frans Cornelis Jacobus CLOETE (1853), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-P7DM?i=455&cat=195564 image 456/694 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
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Death of a half-brotherJacob Cloete
April 24, 1854 (aged 53 years) Age: 68 years 0 months 8 days
Citation details: Cloete, p589, b2c1d4e4f1g1.
Citation details: Death notice: Jacob CLOETE (1854), MOOC 6/9/66 #2545, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-C915-X?i=458&cat=331262 images 459-460/2120 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 57 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 64 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

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 100 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 100 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 63 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 65 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

Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 72 years)
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

Death of a fatherGerrit Cloete

Death September 18, 1875 (aged 74 years) Age: 74 years 6 months 9 days
Citation details: Cloete, p590, b2c1d4e4f1g8.
Citation details: Death notice: Hermanus Christoffel CLOETE (1875), MOOC 6/9/153 #2195/1875, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GQSN-7?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 28 September 2018), 007844947 > image 1308 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018