Petronella Cloete, 17541842 (aged 88 years)

Name
Petronella /Cloete/
Given names
Petronella
Surname
Cloete
Name
Petronella /van Niekerk/
Type of name
married name
Birth
Text:

*5.11.1752

Citation details: b1c6d2e8, http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm : accessed 7 Mar 2017
Citation details: Death notice: Petronella CLOETE (1843), MOOC 6/9/28 #5876, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQRM-1?i=1969&cat=331262 images 1970-1/2223 : accessed 7 Mar 2017
Note: Based on age at death and not [SA Family Cloete]
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 0)
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Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony.
Baptism
Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 5 months)
Source citation:

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Death of a mother
1764 (aged 9 years)
Marriage
Citation details: van Niekerk, p262, b6c4.
Citation details: b1c6d2e8, http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm : accessed 7 Mar 2017
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 26 years)
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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 25 years)
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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 29 years)
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Note: Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 40 years)
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Note: 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.
Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 42 years)
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Death of a father
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 44 years)
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Marriage of a son
Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Jacobus VAN NIEKERK, snr (1900), MOOC 6/9/410 #3179, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-73J8-W?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8B%3A1598092306 : 28 September 2018), 007844974 > image 1925 of 2141; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 May 2020
Citation details: van Niekerk, p262, b6c4d4.
Marriage of a son
Citation details: van Niekerk, p263, b6c4d5.
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 54 years)
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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Birth of a granddaughter
Citation details: van Niekerk, p264, b6c4d5e4.
Citation details: [3749] c2d5e1.
Baptism of a granddaughter
Citation details: van Niekerk, p264, b6c4d5e4.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 57 years)
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Marriage of a son
Citation details: van Niekerk, p263, b6c4d5.
Citation details: Pretorius, p431, b5c3d6e1f4.
Citation details: Marriage: Christiaan VAN NIEUWKERK and Engela Dorothea Maria PRETORIUS (1815), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDRJ?i=77&cat=959223 : accessed 3 Feb 2019
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 61 years)
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Birth of a grandson
Text:

CAL MAR 1816

Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Jacobus VAN NIEKERK, snr (1900), MOOC 6/9/410 #3179, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-73J8-W?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8B%3A1598092306 : 28 September 2018), 007844974 > image 1925 of 2141; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 May 2020
Citation details: van Niekerk, p263, b6c4d4e6.
Baptism of a grandson
Citation details: van Niekerk, p263, b6c4d4e6.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 63 years)
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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 65 years)
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Note: 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.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 70 years)
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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Marriage of a granddaughter
Citation details: van Niekerk, p264, b6c4d5e4.
Citation details: [3749] c2d5e1.
Citation details: Marriage: Pieter Jacobus COENRADIE and Willemina Magdalena VAN NIEKERK (1830), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QD8Z?i=200&cat=959223 : accessed 9 Aug 2019
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 80 years)
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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a grandson
Citation details: Death notice: Gerrit VAN NIEKERK (1929), TAB MHG 70068, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9P-SS5C-W?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BGL%3A1590242704 : 14 February 2019), 007808634 > image 631 of 2117; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 May 2020
Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Jacobus VAN NIEKERK, snr (1900), MOOC 6/9/410 #3179, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-73J8-W?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8B%3A1598092306 : 28 September 2018), 007844974 > image 1925 of 2141; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 May 2020
Citation details: van Niekerk, p263, b6c4d4e6.
Death
Address: Cradock Street, Graaff-Reinet
Citation details: b1c6d2e8, http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm : accessed 7 Mar 2017
Citation details: Death notice: Petronella CLOETE (1843), MOOC 6/9/28 #5876, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQRM-1?i=1969&cat=331262 images 1970-1/2223 : accessed 7 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Family with parents
father
17171798
Baptism: September 25, 1717 30 25
Death: April 26, 1798Tulbagh, Western Cape, South Africa
mother
Marriage MarriageApril 19, 1744
11 years
herself
17541842
Birth: November 5, 1754 37 37 Hexriver, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: November 15, 1842Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Father’s family with Maria Scheepers
father
17171798
Baptism: September 25, 1717 30 25
Death: April 26, 1798Tulbagh, Western Cape, South Africa
stepmother
Marriage MarriageOctober 12, 1738
Family with Cornelis van Niekerk
husband
herself
17541842
Birth: November 5, 1754 37 37 Hexriver, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: November 15, 1842Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Marriage MarriageJune 21, 1772
7 years
son
3 years
son
1781
Baptism: October 6, 1781 28 26
Death:
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