Johannes van Niekerk, 1697

Name
Johannes /van Niekerk/
Given names
Johannes
Surname
van Niekerk
Baptism
Citation details: van Niekerk, p222, b3.
Marriage of a parent
Citation details: van Niekerk, p211, a1.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713 (aged 15 years)
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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony.
Marriage
Citation details: Smit, p432, a4b3c13.
Citation details: van Niekerk, p222, b3.
Marriage
Citation details: van Niekerk, p222, b3.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 56 years)
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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.
Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 57 years)
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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Marriage of a daughter
Citation details: Smit, p432, a4b3c13.
Citation details: van Niekerk, p235, b3c5.
Birth of a grandson
May 14, 1763 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5.
Baptism of a grandson
June 26, 1763 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5.
Birth of a grandson
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d6.
Baptism of a grandson
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d6.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 83 years)
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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 82 years)
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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a grandson
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5.
Citation details: Death notice: Catharina MEYBURG (1841), MOOC 6/9/24 #5216, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQLY-J?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1238 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Citation details: Myburgh, p765, b2c5d5.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 86 years)
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Note: Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).
Marriage of a grandson
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d6.
Citation details: Smit, p425, a4b3c7d2e1.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 101 years)
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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 97 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 99 years)
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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 118 years)
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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 111 years)
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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 114 years)
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Death of a father
Death of a mother
Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage MarriageApril 1, 1691Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
21 months
sister
1693
Baptism: January 4, 1693 17 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
3 years
brother
2 years
himself
1697
Baptism: September 15, 1697 21 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
5 years
brother
1702
Baptism: April 2, 1702 26 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
3 years
sister
1704
Baptism: November 9, 1704 29 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
4 years
brother
Mother’s family with Samuel Walter
stepfather
mother
Marriage MarriageMarch 22, 1711
Family with Engela du Plooy
himself
1697
Baptism: September 15, 1697 21 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
wife
Marriage MarriageDecember 21, 1727
10 years
daughter
1738
Baptism: between January 16, 1738 and January 26, 1738 40 28
Family with Anna van Staden
himself
1697
Baptism: September 15, 1697 21 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
wife
Marriage MarriageNovember 23, 1738
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