Anna Rossouw, 1726

Name
Anna /Rossouw/
Given names
Anna
Surname
Rossouw
Name
Anna /Cilliers/
Type
married name
Baptism August 11, 1726 24 19 (aged 0 days)
Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b7c3.
Death of a fatherGabriel Rossouw
January 2, 1727 (aged 4 months)

Citation details: Marais, p453, b2c9.
Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b7.
Marriage of a parentJan CelliersAnna MaraisView this family
December 5, 1728 (aged 2 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p260, a1b5c8.
Citation details: Marais, p453, b2c9.
MarriageAbraham CilliersView this family
December 6, 1744 (aged 18 years)
Citation details: Marais, p458, b2c11d3.
Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b7c3.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 27 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 28 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 motherAnna Marais
January 11, 1765 (aged 38 years)

Citation details: Marais, p453, b2c9.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 49 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Marriage of a childCharles MaraisSusanna Francina CilliersView this family
May 3, 1778 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: Marais, p458, b2c11d3.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 54 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 53 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 husbandAbraham Cilliers
December 2, 1781 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b7c3.
Death of a half-sisterSusanna Celliers
December 22, 1782 (aged 56 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p260, a1b5c8.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 57 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

Baptism of a grandsonStephanus Francois Marais
July 3, 1785 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Marais, p460, b2c11d3e4.
Death of a brotherGabriel Rossouw
before 1790 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b7c1.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 72 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 68 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 70 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 89 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 82 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 85 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 92 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a granddaughterStephanus Francois MaraisRachel Margaretha GrobbelaarView this family
October 8, 1820 (aged 94 years)
Citation details: Marais, p460, b2c11d3e4.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 93 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 98 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

Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 108 years)

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

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 117 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death
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