Maria Roux, 1730

Name
Maria /Roux/
Given names
Maria
Surname
Roux
Name
Maria /Joubert/
Type
married name
Birth about 1730 40 38

Citation details: Joubert, p149, b5c2.
Text:

* 23.4.1730

Citation details: Vol 1, p19, #66, b5c2.
Baptism April 23, 1730 40 38 (aged 0)
Citation details: Vol 1, p19, #66, b5c2.
Death of a maternal grandfatherPierre Joubert
June 30, 1732 (aged 2 years)

Citation details: Joubert, p148 a1.
Death of a maternal grandmotherIsabeau Richarde
October 7, 1740 (aged 10 years)
Citation details: Joubert, p149 a1.
Text:

1748 Drakenstein

Citation details: Vol 1, p15, #1, a1.
MarriageJan JoubertView this family
about 1751 (aged 21 years)

Citation details: Joubert, p149, b5c2.
Citation details: Vol 1, p17, #27, b3[c8].
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 24 years)

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 25 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

Death of a motherElizabeth Joubert
about 1760 (aged 30 years)

Citation details: Vol 1, p16, #7, b3.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 46 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Marriage of a childPhilippus PoggenpoelElisabeth Margaretha JoubertView this family
December 19, 1779 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Citation details: Joubert, p149, b5c2d5.
Citation details: Vol 1, p20, #80, b5c2d5.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 50 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 50 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 54 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

Birth of a granddaughterAnna Catharina Carolina Poggenpoel
December 16, 1789 (aged 59 years)
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Catharina Carolina Poggenpoel
January 3, 1790 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Death of a husbandJan Joubert
March 31, 1791 (aged 61 years) Age: 62 years
Citation details: Vol 1, p19, #66, b5c2.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 69 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 65 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 67 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childZacharias BlomerusElisabeth Margaretha JoubertView this family
March 8, 1807 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: Joubert, p149, b5c2d5.
Citation details: Vol 1, p20, #80, b5c2d5.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 85 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 79 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 82 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a granddaughterGottfried Andreas WatermeyerAnna Catharina Carolina PoggenpoelView this family
between February 6, 1814 and February 9, 1814 (aged 84 years)
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 88 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 90 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

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 95 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

Death of a granddaughterAnna Catharina Carolina Poggenpoel
January 6, 1828 (aged 98 years)
Citation details: Watermeyer, p32, a3. (Gottfried Andreas).
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 105 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 114 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a fatherPaul Roux

Citation details: Vol 1, p16, #7, b3.
Death
Yes