Anna Nel,

Name
Anna /Nel/
Given names
Anna
Surname
Nel
Name
Anna /Grové/
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

MarriageAndreas GrovéView this family
January 26, 1721

Citation details: Grové, p587, a1.
Marriage of a childAndries BrinkSophia GrovéView this family
November 1, 1738
Citation details: Brink, p439, a1.
Text:

x 1.11.1738

Citation details: Grové, p587, b2.
Text:

x 13.7.1738

Citation details: p38
Text:

1738, Den 1:o November Andries Brink van Waerden, burger aen Stellenbosch jongman, met Sophia Grove van Cabo de Goede Hoop jonge dochter.

Note: [SAG, Grove] gives July instead of November for marriage.
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Brink
September 6, 1739

Citation details: Brink, p439, b1.
Marriage of a childStephanus GrovéJohanna HugoView this family
January 27, 1748

Citation details: Grové, p587, b3.
Citation details: Hugo, p506, b5.
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 childStephanus GrovéElizabeth de WaalView this family
August 2, 1761

Citation details: Grové, p587, b3.
Marriage of a granddaughterAndries BrinkMaria RossouwView this family
May 29, 1763

Citation details: Rossouw, p129, b9c3.
Citation details: Brink, p439, b1.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Sigimundus Grové
October 19, 1766

Citation details: Grové, p587, b3c9.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Death of a grandsonAndries Brink
before 1780

Citation details: Rossouw, p129, b9c3.
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

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

Marriage of a grandsonJohannes Sigimundus GrovéAnna Catharina TauteView this family
May 20, 1787

Citation details: Grové, p587, b3c9.
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