Christina Strang,

Name
Christina /Strang/
Given names
Christina
Surname
Strang
Name
Christina /Kruger/
Type
married name
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

MarriageJacob KrugerView this family
October 25, 1739

Citation details: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm : accessed 18 Feb 2017 b1c1d4e4
Citation details: Kruger, p482, a2b2.
Historical Event
Census
1754

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

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

Marriage of a childJacob CloeteJohanna Catharina KrugerView this family
April 15, 1759

Citation details: Cloete, p589, b2c1d4e4.
Citation details: Kruger, p482, a2b2c1.
Baptism of a grandsonGerrit Cloete
September 21, 1760

Citation details: Cloete, p589, b2c1d4e4f1.
Baptism of a granddaughterChristina Cloete
February 21, 1762

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f2.
Baptism of a grandsonJacob Cloete
April 3, 1763

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f3.
Marriage of a childGerrit Gert SteenkampHendrina Cecilia KrugerView this family
April 10, 1763

Citation details: Death notice: Hendrina Cecilia STENECAMP (1854), MOOC 6/9/67 #2677/1854, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-C91H-2?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZN%3A1598082371 : 12 September 2017), 007844938 > image 609 of 2120; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Jan 2019
Citation details: Kruger, p482, a2b2c2.
Citation details: Steenkamp, p164, b13.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Steenkamp
October 21, 1764

Citation details: Steenkamp, p164, b13c1.
Baptism of a granddaughterHuybrecht Cloete
November 4, 1764

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f4.
Birth of a grandsonJasper Cloete
calculated March 31, 1767
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
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism of a grandsonJasper Cloete
August 30, 1767

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f5.
Baptism of a grandsonJan Harmse Steenkamp
February 28, 1768

Citation details: Steenkamp, p165, b13c3.
Baptism of a granddaughterFrancina Johanna Cloete
December 24, 1768

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f6.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Catharina Jacomina Cloete
November 25, 1770

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f7.
Birth of a granddaughterHendrina Cecilia Steenkamp
calculated June 1772
Citation details: Death notice: Hendrina Cecilia STENECAMP (1854), MOOC 6/9/67 #2677/1854, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-C91H-2?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZN%3A1598082371 : 12 September 2017), 007844938 > image 609 of 2120; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Jan 2019
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Maria Cloete
May 28, 1773

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f8.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Hendrik Cloete
January 8, 1775

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f9.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Cloete
October 12, 1776

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f10.
Baptism of a grandsonHendrik Carel Cloete
October 3, 1778

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f11.
Death of a husbandJacob Kruger
November 10, 1778

Citation details: Kruger, p482, a2b2.
Marriage of a granddaughterGerrit CloeteMartha Elizabeth KorfView this family
October 3, 1780

Citation details: Cloete, p589, b2c1d4e4f1.
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

Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Hendrina Maria Magdalena Cloete
June 9, 1782

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f12.
Marriage of a granddaughterStephanus BotmaHuybrecht CloeteView this family
October 20, 1782

Citation details: Deel 2, p205, b4c1d2e14.
Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f4.
Marriage of a granddaughterJacob de KlerkJohanna SteenkampView this family
February 2, 1783

Citation details: van der Merwe, p577, b2c13d4e8.
Citation details: Steenkamp, p164, b13c1.
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

Baptism of a grandsonMaarten Cloete
July 3, 1785

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f13.
Death of a grandsonMaarten Cloete
June 20, 1787

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f13.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Christina Cloete
August 6, 1787

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f14.
Marriage of a granddaughterGerrit CloeteJohanna Francina EsterhuizenView this family
December 6, 1789

Citation details: Cloete, p589, b2c1d4e4f1.
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
Text:

Names of parents of the deceased: Gert Cloete and Anna Maria Esterhuyzen

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Esterhuizen, p235, b2c1d13.
Marriage of a granddaughterGuilliam van NiekerkHendrina Cecilia SteenkampView this family
September 25, 1791

Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, b2c3d2.
Citation details: Death notice: Hendrina Cecilia STENECAMP (1854), MOOC 6/9/67 #2677/1854, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-C91H-2?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZN%3A1598082371 : 12 September 2017), 007844938 > image 609 of 2120; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Jan 2019
Citation details: Death notice: Gilliam VAN NIEKERK (1842), MOOC 6/9/27 #5581/1842, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ26-1?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1632 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 2 Jan 2019
Marriage of a granddaughterPetrus Jacobus TheronAnna Maria CloeteView this family
October 2, 1791
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f8.
Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Johannes THERON (1842), MOOC 6/9/27 #5740, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ5W-7?mode=g&i=1812&cat=331262 image 1813/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a granddaughterJan Harmse SteenkampRegina Barbara NieuwoudtView this family
November 22, 1792

Citation details: Steenkamp, p165, b13c3.
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d2.
Marriage of a granddaughterGerrit Stephanus MaritzAnna Sophia CloeteView this family
October 30, 1796

Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f10.
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)
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
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

Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812

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

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
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

Death of a daughterJohanna Catharina Kruger
November 26, 1824
Citation details: Kruger, p482, a2b2c1.
Death of a grandsonJacob Cloete
September 29, 1825
Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f3.
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