Daniel Rossouw, 1707

Name
Daniel /Rossouw/
Given names
Daniel
Surname
Rossouw
Baptism October 9, 1707 41 40 (aged 0 days)
Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b11.
Marriage of a parentPierre RossouwGeertruy du ToitView this family
December 7, 1710 (aged 3 years)
Citation details: Rossouw, p119, a1.
Death of a motherAnne Retief
about 1710 (aged 2 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p119, a1.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713 (aged 5 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

Death of a fatherPierre Rossouw
about 1719 (aged 11 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p119, a1.
Death of a brotherGabriel Rossouw
January 2, 1727 (aged 19 years)

Citation details: Marais, p453, b2c9.
Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b7.
MarriageSara HanekomView this family
April 27, 1732 (aged 24 years)
Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b11.
Death of a wifeSara Hanekom
about 1741 (aged 33 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b11.
MarriageMaria le RicheView this family
September 15, 1743 (aged 35 years)
Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b11.
Death of a wifeMaria le Riche
about 1749 (aged 41 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b11.
MarriageMagdalena SenekalView this family
May 9, 1751 (aged 43 years)
Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b11.
Death of a sisterAnna Rossouw
February 28, 1753 (aged 45 years)
Citation details: Hugo, p500, a1.
Text:

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Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b1.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 46 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 47 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 sisterMartha Rossouw
October 28, 1760 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p228, a1b1.
Marriage of a childAndries BrinkMaria RossouwView this family
May 29, 1763 (aged 55 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p129, b9c3.
Citation details: Brink, p439, b1.
Marriage of a childPieter Jacobus JoubertMartha RossouwView this family
September 23, 1772 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Joubert, p163, b8c1.
Citation details: Rossouw, p137, b11c9.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 68 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Marriage of a childFrederik Christoffel TruterMartha RossouwView this family
January 25, 1778 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: Joubert, p163, b8c1.
Citation details: Rossouw, p137, b11c9.
Death of a sisterMadeleine Rousseau
October 2, 1780 (aged 72 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p154, b2.
Marriage of a childFrancois Josua RossouwMaria RossouwView this family
November 19, 1780 (aged 73 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p129, b9c3.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 73 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 72 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 76 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 sisterElizabeth Rossouw
February 15, 1785 (aged 77 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b4.
Marriage of a childJacobus RossouwHester Jacoba KrielView this family
December 13, 1787 (aged 80 years)
Citation details: Grové, p587, b3c9d1.
Citation details: Rossouw, p137, b11c18.
Birth of a granddaughterMagdalena Elizabeth Rossouw
calculated August 14, 1789 (aged 81 years)

Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Elizabeth ROSSOUW (1873), MOOC 6/9/143 #9419, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-MQ9M-L?mode=g&i=441&cat=331262 image 442/2135 : accessed 26 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: Based on age at death.
Death of a wifeMagdalena Senekal
about 1790 (aged 82 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p135, b11.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 91 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 87 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 89 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a grandsonStephanus Jacobus GrovéMagdalena Elizabeth RossouwView this family
March 5, 1809 (aged 101 years)
Citation details: Grové, p587, b3c9d1.
Citation details: Death notice: Jacobus Stephanus GROVÉ (1894), MOOC 6/9/335 #2660/1894, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-F3BR-9?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8N%3A1598082397 : 12 September 2017), 007844966 > image 68 of 2039; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Oct 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 108 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 101 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 104 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 110 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 112 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 117 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
Yes