Johan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg, 18411907 (aged 66 years)

Name
Johan Pieter Hendrik /Furstenburg/
Given names
Johan Pieter Hendrik
Surname
Furstenburg
Birth
May 1841 23 22
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d2.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 2 years)
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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 17 years)
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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 24 years)
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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 23 years)
South Africa
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 25 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.
Death of a father
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 32 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 39 years)
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Death of a sister
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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 59 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 61 years)
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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 60 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 60 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.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 39 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 44 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
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 62 years)
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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 64 years)
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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Death
Citation details: Furstenburg, p388, b2c2d2.
Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage MarriageMay 27, 1839Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa
9 months
elder sister
18401888
Birth: February 27, 1840 22 20 Dist. Swellendam, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: September 11, 1888Dist. Boshof, Free State, South Africa
15 months
himself
18411907
Birth: May 1841 23 22
Death: October 8, 1907Brandfort, Free State, South Africa
3 years
younger brother
18441932
Birth: June 1, 1844 26 25
Death: November 1932Dist. Brandfort, Free State, South Africa
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
18481924
Birth: December 23, 1848 31 29
Death: June 9, 1924Dist. Bethlehem, Free State, South Africa
3 years
younger brother
1851
Birth: August 19, 1851 33 32 Uniondale, Western Cape, South Africa
2 years
younger brother
1853
Birth: August 30, 1853 35 34
2 years
younger sister
1855
Birth: December 18, 1855 38 36
2 years
younger brother
18581916
Birth: April 6, 1858 40 38 Free State, South Africa
Death: October 26, 1916Randfontein, Gauteng, South Africa
3 years
younger brother
18601944
Birth: about 1860 42 40
Death: September 17, 1944Brandfort, Free State, South Africa

Descendants of Johan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg

  1. Generation 1
    1. Johan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg, son of Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg and Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen, was born in May 1841 and died on October 8, 1907 in Brandfort, Free State, South Africa at the age of 66.

Ancestors of Johan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg

  1. Generation 1
    1. Johan Pieter Hendrik Furstenburg, son of Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg and Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen, was born in May 1841 and died on October 8, 1907 in Brandfort, Free State, South Africa at the age of 66.

  2. Generation 2 back to top
      2 of 2 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Francois Johannes Reimert Furstenburg, son of Johan Pieter Fürstenburg and Anna Margaretha Roos, was born on November 14, 1817 and died on December 17, 1872 in Dist. Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa at the age of 55.

    2. Maria Susanna Margaretha Eksteen, daughter of Michiel Casparus Eksteen and Maria Susanna Magdalena Coetzer, was baptized on April 11, 1819.

  3. Generation 3 back to top
      4 of 4 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Johan Pieter Fürstenburg, son of Johan Pieter Fürstenberg and Anna Elizabeth Hammes, was baptized on July 19, 1789.

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