Petrus Pienaar, 18021858 (aged 56 years)

Name
Petrus /Pienaar/
Given names
Petrus
Surname
Pienaar
Birth calculated July 13, 1802 39 24
Citation details: Pienaar, p44, b2c5d7e7.
Text:

14 JUL 1802

Citation details: Death notice: Petrus PIENAAR (1859), MOOC 6/9/85 #5742, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CSWV-Y?i=1776&cat=331262 image 1777/2166 : accessed 13 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: Based on age at death
Baptism October 9, 1802 40 24 (aged 2 months)
Citation details: Pienaar, p44, b2c5d7e7.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 13 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 6 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 9 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Death of a half-sisterAnna Sophia Pienaar
1815 (aged 12 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 16 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 17 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 fatherBarend Pienaar
April 5, 1823 (aged 20 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p43, b2c5d7.
MarriageJohanna Sophia van der MerweView this family
October 4, 1824 (aged 22 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p44, b2c5d7e7.
Marriage of a parentCarel Johannes van der MerweElsie Jacoba van der MerweView this family
after 1824 (aged 21 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p577, b2c13d4e6.
Text:

AFT 1823

Citation details: van der Merwe, p574, b2c13d2e10.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 22 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 32 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 41 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childWillem Jacobus BurgersElsje Jacoba PienaarView this family
October 29, 1849 (aged 47 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p45, b2c5d7e7f3.
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Citation details: Marriage: Willem Jacobus BURGER and Elsje Jacoba PIENAAR (1849), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSFQ-SF2W?i=289&cat=1153592 : accessed 28 Jan 2019
Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Sophia Burgers
calculated September 1850 (aged 48 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Sophia BURGERS (1877), MOOC 6/9/162 #4845/1877, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQN-X4DZ?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZY%3A1598082381 : 12 September 2017), 007844948 > image 1945 of 2181; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Death of a motherElsie Jacoba van der Merwe
November 18, 1856 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p577, b2c13d4e6.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 56 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

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 99 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 99 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

Death December 10, 1858 (aged 56 years) Age: 56 years 4 months 27 days
Citation details: Pienaar, p44, b2c5d7e7.
Citation details: Death notice: Petrus PIENAAR (1859), MOOC 6/9/85 #5742, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CSWV-Y?i=1776&cat=331262 image 1777/2166 : accessed 13 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence