Daniël du Toit, 1734

Name
Daniël /du Toit/
Given names
Daniël
Surname
du Toit
Baptism April 4, 1734 37 37 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: du Toit, p260, a1b5c8.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 19 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 21 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

MarriageSusanna CelliersView this family
April 11, 1756 (aged 22 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p260, a1b5c8.
Death of a fatherPierre du Toit
May 16, 1768 (aged 34 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b4.
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5.
Death of a sisterSusanna du Toit
about 1770 (aged 35 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p253, a1b5c5.
Marriage of a childBarend Johannes BurgerAnna du ToitView this family
October 8, 1775 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Burger, p501 b2c1d4.
Citation details: du Toit, p260, a1b5c8d1.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 42 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Baptism of a granddaughterSusanna Sophia Burger
April 5, 1777 (aged 43 years)

Citation details: Burger, p501 b2c1d4e1.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 46 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 45 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

Death of a wifeSusanna Celliers
December 22, 1782 (aged 48 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p260, a1b5c8.
Marriage of a childJohanes Francois du ToitAnna Catharina de WetView this family
March 23, 1783 (aged 48 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p260, a1b5c8d3.
MarriageMaryna Magdalena StrydomView this family
June 29, 1783 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p260, a1b5c8.
Death of a brotherJohannes du Toit
September 28, 1784 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p253, a1b5c7.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 49 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 motherElizabeth Rossouw
February 15, 1785 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b4.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 64 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 60 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

Death of a sisterAnna du Toit
February 29, 1796 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p584, b2c15.
Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 62 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a granddaughterMaria Elizabeth du Toit
August 26, 1810 (aged 76 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p263, a1b5c8d3e10.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Elizabeth du Toit
October 8, 1810 (aged 76 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p263, a1b5c8d3e10.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 81 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 74 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 77 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 84 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 85 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 90 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

Marriage of a grandsonAbraham Jacobus CelliersMaria Elizabeth du ToitView this family
March 5, 1826 (aged 91 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p269, b4c5d1e2f2.
Citation details: du Toit, p263, a1b5c8d3e10.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 100 years)

Note: *Voortrekkers* start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1835…

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a granddaughterMaria Elizabeth du Toit
June 5, 1839 (aged 105 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p263, a1b5c8d3e10.
Death of a daughterAnna du Toit
February 24, 1844 (aged 109 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p260, a1b5c8d1.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 109 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 167 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

Death
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