Maria Jacobs, 1705

Name
Maria /Jacobs/
Given names
Maria
Surname
Jacobs
Name
Maria /Blom/
Type
married name
Name
Marie /du Toit/
Type
married name
Baptism February 5, 1705 31 23 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: du Toit, p280, a1b8.
Citation details: Jacobs, p44, Pierre Jacob, b5c2.
Death of a paternal grandmotherSuzanne
1708 (aged 2 years)

Citation details: Jacobs, p33, Pierre Jacob.
Death of a fatherDaniel Jacobs
about 1713 (aged 7 years)

Citation details: Pienaar, p14, b2.
Citation details: Jacobs, p33, Pierre Jacob, b5.
Note: Based on 2nd marriage of wife and baptism date of last child
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713 (aged 8 years)

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

Marriage of a parentJacques PienaarLouisa CordierView this family
January 21, 1714 (aged 8 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p14, b2.
Citation details: Erasmus, p212, b3.
MarriagePieter Barend BlomView this family
before 1721 (aged 15 years)

Citation details: Vol 1, p20, #91, b5c4.
Citation details: Jacobs, p44, Pierre Jacob, b5c2.
Citation details: Blom, p307, b2.
Note: Based on birth of daughter
Marriage of a childChristoffel BothaCatharina BlomView this family
November 10, 1737 (aged 32 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p246, a1b5c1d3.
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5c1d1.
Citation details: Blom, p307, b2c1.
Citation details: Christoffel Bota (1713-), http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/g8/p8866.htm : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Citation details: Marriage: Christoffel BOTHA and Catharina BLOM (1737), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6LX3-JMF?cc=1478678&wc=M6GW-YM9%3A49605401%2C49605402%2C50282101%2C50492501 : 21 May 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Stellenbosch > Marriages 1700-1788 > image 14 of 39; State Archives, Cape Province : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Baptism of a grandsonPieter Abraham Botha
December 24, 1741 (aged 36 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p246, a1b5c1d3.
Baptism of a granddaughterBotha
October 19, 1749 (aged 44 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5c1d1.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 48 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 50 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

MarriageStephanus du ToitView this family
February 13, 1757 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p280, a1b8.
Citation details: Jacobs, p44, Pierre Jacob, b5c2.
Citation details: Blom, p307, b2.
Marriage of a childWillem JoubertAgatha BlomView this family
June 19, 1757 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Vol 1, p20, #91, b5c4.
Birth of a granddaughterAgatha Geertuij Joubert
December 17, 1761 (aged 56 years)
Citation details: Vol 1, p47, #800, b5c4d3.
Marriage of a childDaniël BlomMagdalena Anna du PlessisView this family
December 20, 1761 (aged 56 years)
Citation details: Blom, p307, b2c6.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4d1.
Baptism of a granddaughterAgatha Geertuij Joubert
May 30, 1762 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Vol 1, p47, #800, b5c4d3.
Marriage of a granddaughterPieter du ToitBothaView this family
April 21, 1765 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5c1d1.
Marriage of a granddaughterPieter Abraham BothaAnna Susanna du ToitView this family
October 13, 1765 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p246, a1b5c1d3.
Baptism of a granddaughterElisabeth Catharina Joubert
October 19, 1766 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Naudé, p33, b1c8.
Citation details: Joubert, p150, b5c4d4.
Birth of a granddaughterElisabeth Catharina Joubert
1766 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Naudé, p33, b1c8.
Baptism of a grandsonCarel Blom
January 1, 1767 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: Blom, p307, b2c6d3.
Death of a husbandStephanus du Toit
November 10, 1769 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p280, a1b8.
Marriage of a childJacob NaudéMaria Elisabeth BlomView this family
January 21, 1770 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: Marais, p424, a1b1c3d1.
Citation details: Naudé, p17, b1.
Death of a motherLouisa Cordier
November 22, 1774 (aged 69 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p14, b2.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena Blom
February 25, 1776 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: Blom, p308, b2c6d6.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 71 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Marriage of a childJacob MaraisMaria Elisabeth BlomView this family
February 7, 1780 (aged 75 years)
Citation details: Marais, p424, a1b1c3d1.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 75 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 74 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

Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes Jacobus du ToitAgatha Geertuij JoubertView this family
March 2, 1783 (aged 78 years)
Citation details: Vol 1, p47, #800, b5c4d3.
Death of a half-brotherJohannes Pienaar
July 10, 1783 (aged 78 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p31, b2c5.
Marriage of a granddaughterCarel Naudé seniorElisabeth Catharina JoubertView this family
April 4, 1784 (aged 79 years)
Citation details: Naudé, p33, b1c8.
Citation details: Joubert, p150, b5c4d4.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 78 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

Death of a half-sisterJohanna Pienaar
October 9, 1787 (aged 82 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p253, a1b5c7.
Death of a daughterAgatha Blom
November 16, 1790 (aged 85 years)
Citation details: Vol 1, p20, #91, b5c4.
Marriage of a grandsonCarel BlomGeertruy du PreezView this family
October 21, 1792 (aged 87 years)

Citation details: Blom, p307, b2c6d3.
Citation details: Du Preez, p333, b4c2d1e4.
Marriage of a grandsonSalomon Jacobus JacobsMaria Magdalena BlomView this family
November 9, 1794 (aged 89 years)

Citation details: Death notice: Salomon Jacobus JACOBS (1841), MOOC 6/9/26 #5507, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQVZ-S?mode=g&i=1551&cat=331262 image 1552/2223 : accessed 2 Apr 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Jacobs, p47, Pierre Jacob, b5c3d12.
Citation details: Blom, p308, b2c6d6.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 93 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 89 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 92 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a daughterMaria Elisabeth Blom
March 19, 1808 (aged 103 years)

Citation details: Marais, p424, a1b1c3d1.
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 103 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

Death of a granddaughterElisabeth Catharina Joubert
May 25, 1811 (aged 106 years)

Citation details: Naudé, p33, b1c8.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 110 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 106 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 113 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 114 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
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