Pieter Jordaan, 1737

Name
Pieter /Jordaan/
Given names
Pieter
Surname
Jordaan
Baptism
March 3, 1737 41 (aged 0 days)
Citation details: Jordaan, p140, b2c6.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 16 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 18 years)
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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Marriage
Citation details: Smit, p399, a2b3.
Citation details: Jordaan, p140, b2c6.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 43 years)
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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 42 years)
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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 46 years)
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Note: Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 61 years)
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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 57 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 60 years)
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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 78 years)
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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 71 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 74 years)
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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 81 years)
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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 82 years)
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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 87 years)
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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 97 years)
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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 106 years)
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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 164 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 164 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.
Family with parents
father
mother
Marriage Marriage
himself
4 years
sister
1740
Baptism: September 25, 1740 45 Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa
Family with Gesina Smit
himself
wife
Marriage MarriageNovember 2, 1766
Wilhelm Botha + Gesina Smit
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage MarriageApril 9, 1758
1 year
stepson

Descendants of Pieter Jordaan

  1. Generation 1
    1. Pieter Jordaan, son of Paul Jordaan and Rachel Niel, was baptized on March 3, 1737.

      He married Gesina Smit, daughter of Erasmus Schmidt and Cornelia van Emmenes, on November 2, 1766. She was baptized on January 30, 1735.

Ancestors of Pieter Jordaan

  1. Generation 1
    1. Pieter Jordaan, son of Paul Jordaan and Rachel Niel, was baptized on March 3, 1737.

  2. Generation 2 back to top
      2 of 2 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Paul Jordaan, son of Jean Jourdan and Isabeau le Long, was baptized on September 25, 1695.

  3. Generation 3 back to top
      2 of 4 individuals (50% complete).
    1. Jean Jourdan, son of , was born in 1660 in Cabrières, Occitanie, France and died before January 1699.

    2. Isabeau le Long was born in 1668 and died in 1736 at the age of 68.

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