Abrahamina Johanna Amy du Plessis

Name
Abrahamina Johanna /du Plessis/
Given names
Abrahamina Johanna
Surname
du Plessis
Nickname
Amy
Name
Abrahamina Johanna /Groenewald/
Type of name
married name
Marriage
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859
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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
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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.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881
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Marriage of a son
Citation details: Baptism: Maria Jacoba GROENEWALD (1900), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89GM-KQ1Q?cc=1910846&wc=39ZN-V8J%3A183083201%2C183123201%2C1301770676 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Boshof > Christenings 1898-1902 > image 35 of 59; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Birth of a granddaughter
Citation details: Baptism: Maria Jacoba GROENEWALD (1900), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89GM-KQ1Q?cc=1910846&wc=39ZN-V8J%3A183083201%2C183123201%2C1301770676 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Boshof > Christenings 1898-1902 > image 35 of 59; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Baptism of a granddaughter
Citation details: Baptism: Maria Jacoba GROENEWALD (1900), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89GM-KQ1Q?cc=1910846&wc=39ZN-V8J%3A183083201%2C183123201%2C1301770676 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Boshof > Christenings 1898-1902 > image 35 of 59; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 1 Dec 2019
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901
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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
Death of a granddaughter
Death of a son
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902
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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902
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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
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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
Economic depression
1865
South Africa
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867
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
Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumulanga, South Africa
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881
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
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
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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906
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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910
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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912
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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
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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918
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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
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924
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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929
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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939
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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948
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Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954
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Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958
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Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961
South Africa
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand.
Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961
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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966
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Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978
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Descendants of Abrahamina Johanna Amy du Plessis

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Abrahamina Johanna Amy du Plessis and Johannes Jacobus Groenewald:

      1. Hermanus Bernardus Groenewald (18771902)
  2. Generation 2 back to top
    1. Hermanus Bernardus Groenewald, son of Johannes Jacobus Groenewald and Abrahamina Johanna Amy du Plessis, was born calculated 1877 in Klippan, Dist. Boshof, Free State, South Africa and died on February 7, 1902 in Hospital, Refugee camp, Brandfort, Free State, South Africa.

      He married Jeanetta Jacoba Brits, daughter of Gert Roelof Brits and Maria Jacoba Meybürgh, before 1900. She was born calculated 1878.

      Children of Hermanus Bernardus Groenewald and Jeanetta Jacoba Brits:

      1. Maria Jacoba Groenewald (19001902)

Ancestors of Abrahamina Johanna Amy du Plessis

  1. Generation 1
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Margaret Eileen Laura Peggy Matthews (1906–1993) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Rosine Maud Townsend (1897–) James Arthur Frederick Skeggs (1896–1963) Leon Theron (1916–1966) Magdalena Elizabeth Lenie Conradie (1883–1951) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Frederick Wilhelm Frik Koch (1911–1977) Susanna Catharina Sannie van der Merwe (1927–1951) Judith Daisy Welgemoed (1914–1987) Guillaume Gieljam van Niekerk (1872–1978) Christian Gert Boy Theron (1874–1962) William Edward Bill Key (1905–1991) Hugo Theron (1918–1987) Léonie-Anastasie Drolez (1855–) Christian Gert Conradie Christie Theron (1900–1946) Anna Jacoba Elizabeth Greeff (1891–1966) Magdalena Elizabeth Grové (1841–1907) Elizabeth Moore (1790–1862) Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff (1808–1881) Pieter Carel Piet Toois Theron (1899–1967) Henri-Armand du Wicquet de Rodelinghem (1848–) James Bodinar Jimmy Blewett (1930–1985) Brenda Law (1910–1999) Alwin Michael Wiggill (1944–2009) Emma Carolina Louisa Boardman (1875–1960) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Anna Magdalena Egbertha Koch (1905–1972) John Maitland Laurie Watermeyer (1916–2000) Toby van Schalkwyk Koch (1952–2003) Wilhelmina Magdelena Willie Conradie (1877–1973) Maria Elizabeth Nonnie Conradie (1866–1955) Aletta C. Lettie Visagie (1921–2002) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe (1866–1936) Michiel Hendrik Koch (1867–1941) Dacre Lovett Haddon (1922–1944) Dirk Hendrik Jacobus Coetzee (1931–2010) Burgher Ferreira Koch (1913–1976) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1901–1981) Johannes Frederik John Theron (1880–1971) Margaretha Elizabeth van der Merwe (1903–) Dirk Hendrik Jacobus Coetzee (1931–2010) Harriet Hockly (1817–1874) Aletta Johanna van der Merwe (1889–) Charles Thomas Ekron (1873–1935) Dirk Albertus Johannes Loubser (1882–1971) Christian Gert Boy Theron (1874–1962) Petrus Daniel Piet Koch (1915–1956) Christiaan Gert Conradie (1837–1898) Anna Susanna Girlie Theron (1907–1984) Daniel Hockly (1787–1835) Cynthia Theron (1934–1998) Muriel Dorothy Evelyn Barnard (1941–2009) Roelof Anthonie van der Merwe (1893–) Vera Theron (1954–2012) Petronella Johanna Piekie de Villiers (1907–1973) Rhoda Alice Lovering (1893–) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe Bennie Welgemoed (1906–1959) Cornelius Willem Petrus Corneels Cloete (1899–1967) Andries Christian David Dries Koch (1918–1982)