Philip Marais

Name
Philip /Marais/
Given names
Philip
Surname
Marais, Mare, Maree
Marriage
Citation details: Death notice: Francina Aletta MARE (1927), MOOC 6/9/3208 #16183, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C919-SQRN?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9KR%3A1598032451 : 11 October 2018), 007731751 > image 400 of 767; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Dec 2019
Historical Event
Great trek
1835
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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844
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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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Birth of a granddaughter
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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901
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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
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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Death of a daughter
Citation details: Death notice: Francina Aletta MARE (1927), MOOC 6/9/3208 #16183, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C919-SQRN?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9KR%3A1598032451 : 11 October 2018), 007731751 > image 400 of 767; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Dec 2019
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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Death of a granddaughter
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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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Descendants of Philip Marais

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Philip Marais and Bridget MacGeer:

      1. Francina Aletta Francis Maree (18751927)
  2. Generation 2 back to top
    1. Francina Aletta Francis Maree, daughter of Philip Marais and Bridget MacGeer, was born calculated March 1875 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on August 14, 1927 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

      She married Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen, son of Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen and Annie Elizabeth .

      Children of Francina Aletta Francis Maree and Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen:

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      4. Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen (19001948)
  3. Generation 3 back to top
    1. Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen, daughter of Hendrik Johannes Nieuwenhuizen and Francina Aletta Francis Maree, was born on October 1, 1900 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on March 26, 1948 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 47.

      She married Johannes Michael Mike Erlank, son of Jonas Michiel Erlank and Elizabeth Susanna Schoombee.

      Children of Anne Elizabeth Nieuwenhuizen and Johannes Michael Mike Erlank:

      1. Johannes Michael Johnny Erlank (19251969)
      2. Hendrik Johannes Dirk Erlank (19271975)
      3. Pieter Jacobus Erlank (19291995)
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Ancestors of Philip Marais

  1. Generation 1
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Willem Jacobus Cloete (1872–1937) Judith Daisy Welgemoed (1914–1987) Aletta Johanna van der Merwe (1889–) Rhoda Alice Lovering (1893–) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Andries Christian David Dries Koch (1918–1982) Frank Edwin Blewett (1916–1995) Roelof Anthonie van der Merwe (1893–) Maria Elizabeth Nonnie Conradie (1866–1955) Hugo Theron (1918–1987) Christian Gert Conradie Christie Theron (1900–1946) Jacobus Johannes Koos Theron (1896–1975) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Anna Susanna Girlie Theron (1907–1984) Léonie-Anastasie Drolez (1855–) Charles Thomas Ekron (1873–1935) Wilhelmina Magdelena Willie Conradie (1877–1973) Michiel Hendrik Koch (1867–1941) Elizabeth Moore (1790–1862) Burgher Ferreira Koch (1913–1976) Margaretha Elizabeth van der Merwe (1903–) Rosine Maud Townsend (1897–) Edward Noël Ted Giddy (1931–1998) Martinus Gericke Jeppe Koch (1921–1998) James Arthur Frederick Skeggs (1896–1963) Dirk Albertus Johannes Loubser (1882–1971) Susanna Catharina Sannie van der Merwe (1927–1951) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Johanna Andrichetta Thebus Koch (1907–2003) Aletta C. Lettie Visagie (1921–2002) Willem Izak Welgemoed (1911–1992) Hugo Theron (1918–1987) Alwin Michael Wiggill (1944–2009) Frederick Wilhelm Frik Koch (1911–1977) Guillaume Gieljam van Niekerk (1872–1978) Toby van Schalkwyk Koch (1952–2003) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe Bennie Welgemoed (1906–1959) Henri-Armand du Wicquet de Rodelinghem (1848–) Cynthia Theron (1934–1998) Maria Susanna Catharina Bosch (1864–1947) Anna Jacoba Elizabeth Greeff (1891–1966) Cornelius Willem Petrus Corneels Cloete (1899–1967) Harriet Hockly (1817–1874) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1901–1981) John Maitland Laurie Watermeyer (1916–2000) Petronella Johanna Piekie de Villiers (1907–1973) Vera Theron (1954–2012) William Dods Pringle (1809–1876) Anna Magdalena Egbertha Koch (1905–1972) Cornelius Willem Petrus Corneels Cloete (1899–1967) Johanna Maria Jossie Loubser (1934–2007) Leon Theron (1916–1966) Dirk Hendrik Jacobus Coetzee (1931–2010) Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend (1904–1990) Brenda Law (1910–1999) Jacoba Egberta Ferreira (1881–1940) William Edward Bill Key (1905–1991) Christian Gert Boy Theron (1874–1962) Emma Carolina Louisa Boardman (1875–1960) Willem Jacobus Cloete (1901–1981) Barend Stephanus van der Merwe Bennie Welgemoed (1906–1959)