Maria Susanna Catharina Bosch, 18641947 (aged 83 years)

Maria Susanna Catharina BOSCH (1864-1947, c. 1920)
Name
Maria Susanna Catharina /Bosch/
Given names
Maria Susanna Catharina
Surname
Bosch
Name
Maria Susanna Catharina /van der Merwe/
Type of name
married name
Birth
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CAL 1865

Citation details: Marriage: Barend Stefanus VAN DER MERWE and Maria Susanna Catharina BOSCH (1888), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-G927-G?i=844&cat=994807 : accessed 30 June 2019
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Baptism: Maria Susanna Catharina BOSCH (1864), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-8SZL-V?i=425&cat=994807 : accessed 1 July 2019
Citation details: Bosch, p340, b2c?d2.
Baptism
Citation details: Baptism: Maria Susanna Catharina BOSCH (1864), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-8SZL-V?i=425&cat=994807 : accessed 1 July 2019
Citation details: Bosch, p340, b2c?d2.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 10 months)
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Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War.
Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 0)
South Africa
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 2 years)
Hopetown, Northern Cape, South Africa
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Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 9 years)
Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumulanga, South Africa
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 16 years)
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Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 16 years)
Barberton, Mpumulanga, South Africa
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 21 years)
Langlaagte, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 36 years)
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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 37 years)
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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 37 years)
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Note: 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.
Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 37 years)
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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province.
Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 39 years)
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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 41 years)
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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 45 years)
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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 47 years)
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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban.
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 54 years)
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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 53 years)
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Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world.
Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919 (aged 55 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 60 years)
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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 65 years)
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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.
Death of a husband
Citation details: Gravestone: Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (1936) and Maria Susanna Catharina VAN DER MERWE (1947), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1121109 : accessed 5 July 2019
Citation details: Death registration: Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (1936), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-95F7-92BK?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8GR%3A139966401%2C139965702 : 3 December 2019), 1936 > Cradock > image 269 of 418; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 9 Jan 2020
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 75 years)
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Death of a sister
Citation details: Death notice: Martha Helena Dorothea BOSCH (1943), MOOC 6/9/10378 #88129/1943, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91H-8SKF-V?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S7N%3A1598072321 : 28 September 2018), 007739242 > image 727 of 1390; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 1 July 2019
War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 81 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (on the date of death)
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Death
December 28, 1947 (aged 83 years)
Citation details: Gravestone: Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (1936) and Maria Susanna Catharina VAN DER MERWE (1947), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1121109 : accessed 5 July 2019
Burial
Citation details: Gravestone: Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (1936) and Maria Susanna Catharina VAN DER MERWE (1947), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1121109 : accessed 5 July 2019
Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage MarriageSeptember 12, 1859Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa
3 years
elder sister
1862
Birth: April 19, 1862 25
2 years
herself
2 years
younger sister
1866
Birth: July 27, 1866 29
2 years
younger sister
18681943
Birth: August 19, 1868 31
Death: August 28, 1943Dordrecht, Eastern Cape, South Africa
3 years
younger sister
1871
Birth: February 8, 1871 33
Family with Barend Stephanus van der Merwe
husband
Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (1866-1936, c. 1920)
18661936
Birth: March 15, 1866 33 28
Death: July 31, 1936Cradock, Eastern Cape, South Africa
herself
daughter
Aletta Johanna VAN DER MERWE (1889-, c. 1920)
1889
Birth: December 13, 1889 23 25
22 months
son
1891
Birth: October 2, 1891 25 27
19 months
son
Roelof Anthonie VAN DER MERWE (1893-, c.1920)
1893
Birth: April 25, 1893 27 28
daughter
Private
son
Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (1911-, c. 1920)
19111969
Birth: May 28, 1911 45 46
Death: March 23, 1969
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