Johannes Burgers Ferreira,

Name
Johannes Burgers /Ferreira/
Given names
Johannes Burgers
Surname
Ferreira
Birth
Yes

Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gerhardus FERREIRA (1930), MOOC 6/9/3785 #27993/1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HS3N-7?mode=g&i=290&cat=331262 image 291/1314 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Death of a paternal grandfatherAndries Hercules Ferreira
April 21, 1897 Age: 65 years 9 months
Citation details: Death notice: Andries Hercules FERREIRA (1897), MOOC 6/9/365 #1534, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-4SPV-H?mode=g&i=41&cat=331262 image 42/2117 : accessed 2 March 2017
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901

Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1901_in_So…

Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902

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

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
Gold discovered
1886
Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all. Source: Wikipedia

War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904

Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1904_…

Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906

Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.…

Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910

Note: Union of South Africa established. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_of_South_…

Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
1912

Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cas…

Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a maternal grandfatherAdriaan Johan Marthinus Gericke
June 15, 1914 Age: 88 years 3 months
Address: Great Brak River, District Mossel Bay
Cause: bronchitis
Citation details: b4c5
Citation details: Death registration Adriaan GERICKE: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22019-26149-17?cc=1779109 : accessed 29 September 2015), 1914 > Mossel Bay > image 157 of 246; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: June 20, 1914
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Death notice: Adriaan Marthinus GERICKE (1914), MOOC 6/9/757 #1750, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-TQ7L?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SDL%3A1598092349 : 28 September 2018), 007845006 > image 855 of 1290; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Apr 2020
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918

Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit…

An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a brotherAndries Herklaas Ferreira
before 1930

Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gerhardus FERREIRA (1930), MOOC 6/9/3785 #27993/1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HS3N-7?mode=g&i=290&cat=331262 image 291/1314 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Death of a sisterGezina Ferreira
before 1930

Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gerhardus FERREIRA (1930), MOOC 6/9/3785 #27993/1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HS3N-7?mode=g&i=290&cat=331262 image 291/1314 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Death of a brotherMarthinus Ferreira
before 1930

Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gerhardus FERREIRA (1930), MOOC 6/9/3785 #27993/1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HS3N-7?mode=g&i=290&cat=331262 image 291/1314 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Death of a sisterSalmina Ferreira
before 1930

Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gerhardus FERREIRA (1930), MOOC 6/9/3785 #27993/1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HS3N-7?mode=g&i=290&cat=331262 image 291/1314 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Death of a sisterGeorgina Ferreira
before 1930

Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gerhardus FERREIRA (1930), MOOC 6/9/3785 #27993/1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HS3N-7?mode=g&i=290&cat=331262 image 291/1314 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Death of a brotherPetrus Ferreira
before 1930

Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gerhardus FERREIRA (1930), MOOC 6/9/3785 #27993/1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HS3N-7?mode=g&i=290&cat=331262 image 291/1314 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Death of a fatherJohannes Theodorus Gerhardus Ferreira
between September 23, 1930 and September 24, 1930 Age: 78 years
Address: Hospital, George
Cause: acute lobar pneumonia
Citation details: Death registration Johan Gerhardus FERREIRA: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22084-11393-20?cc=1779109 : accessed 6 October 2015), 1930 > George > image 313 of 415; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: September 24, 1930
Text:

23 Sep 1930

Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: cf b4c4d1
Text:

24 Sep 1930

Citation details: Death notice: Johannes Gerhardus FERREIRA (1930), MOOC 6/9/3785 #27993/1930, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-HS3N-7?mode=g&i=290&cat=331262 image 291/1314 : accessed 21 Feb 2017
Date of entry in original source: October 8, 1930
Text:

24 Sep 1930

Death of a sisterJacoba Egberta Ferreira
March 14, 1940
Citation details: Death registration Jacoba Egberta FERREIRA: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-172310-19?cc=1779109 : accessed 25 September 2015), 1940 > Beaufort West > image 82 of 381; National Archives, Pretoria
Date of entry in original source: March 15, 1940
Text:

Carcinoma of the spine

Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Burial: Jacoba Egberta KOCH (1940), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-YKXG?i=98&cat=1152816 : accessed 9 Jan 2020
Burial of a sisterJacoba Egberta Ferreira
March 15, 1940
Address: Old cemetery, Corner of Blyth and Van Wyk Street, Beaufort West
Citation details: Burial: Jacoba Egberta KOCH (1940), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-YKXG?i=98&cat=1152816 : accessed 9 Jan 2020
War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II)
Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: [Wi…

Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961

Note: South Africa becomes a republic. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_in_South_Afr…

South Africa becomes a republic. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
First General Elections
April 27, 1994
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_general_election,_1994)
Death of a motherAnna Magdalena Egberta Gericke

Citation details: b4c5d1