Hester Josina van Wyk, 18221888 (aged 66 years)

Name
Hester Josina /van Wyk/
Given names
Hester Josina
Surname
van Wyk
Name
Hester Josina /Burger/
Type of name
married name
Birth
Citation details: Barend Frederik BURGER (1818-1882), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I882&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 2 years)
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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 12 years)
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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Marriage
Citation details: Barend Frederik BURGER (1818-1882), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I882&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c2d7e5f1.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 21 years)
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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 36 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 43 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.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 59 years)
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Death of a husband
Citation details: Barend Frederik BURGER (1818-1882), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I882&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c2d7e5f1.
Birth of a grandson
Citation details: Willem Abraham Johannes BURGER (1886-1956), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I1568&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Baptism of a grandson
Citation details: Willem Abraham Johannes BURGER (1886-1956), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I1568&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (13 years after death)
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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 (13 years after death)
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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 (aged 42 years)
South Africa
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 44 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 51 years)
Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumulanga, South Africa
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 58 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 63 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.
Death
Citation details: Barend Frederik BURGER (1818-1882), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I882&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
Family with Barend Frederik Burger
husband
18181882
Birth: August 1, 1818 21 Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: October 18, 1882Dist. Fraserburg, Northern Cape, South Africa
herself
18221888
Birth: February 1822Dist. Calvinia, Northern Cape, South Africa
Death: October 9, 1888Dist. Fraserburg, Northern Cape, South Africa
Marriage MarriageSeptember 10, 1840Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa
8 years
son
18481894
Birth: November 6, 1848 30 26 Dist. Calvinia, Northern Cape, South Africa
Death: May 27, 1894Dist. Kenhardt, Northern Cape, South Africa

Descendants of Hester Josina van Wyk

  1. Generation 1
    1. Hester Josina van Wyk was born in February 1822 in Ramskop, Dist. Calvinia, Northern Cape, South Africa and died on October 9, 1888 in Haasfontein, Dist. Fraserburg, Northern Cape, South Africa at the age of 66.

      She married Barend Frederik Burger, son of Willem Schalk Burger and Anna Wilhelmina Visagie, on September 10, 1840 in Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa. He was born on August 1, 1818 in Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa and died on October 18, 1882 in Jaagfontein, Dist. Fraserburg, Northern Cape, South Africa at the age of 64.

      Children of Hester Josina van Wyk and Barend Frederik Burger:

      1. Abraham Johannes Burger (18481894)
  2. Generation 2 back to top
    1. Abraham Johannes Burger, son of Barend Frederik Burger and Hester Josina van Wyk, was born on November 6, 1848 in Ramskop, Dist. Calvinia, Northern Cape, South Africa and died on May 27, 1894 in Korannakolk, Dist. Kenhardt, Northern Cape, South Africa at the age of 45.

      He married Martha Fredrika Petronella Mostert. She was born on September 2, 1851 and died on February 18, 1937 in Aggeneys, Northern Cape, South Africa at the age of 85.

      Children of Abraham Johannes Burger and Martha Fredrika Petronella Mostert:

      1. Willem Abraham Johannes Burger (18861956)
  3. Generation 3 back to top
    1. Willem Abraham Johannes Burger, son of Abraham Johannes Burger and Martha Fredrika Petronella Mostert, was born on June 13, 1886 in Kenhardt, Northern Cape, South Africa and died on September 29, 1956 in Aggeneys, Northern Cape, South Africa at the age of 70.

      He married Hester Johanna Christina van Zyl on September 28, 1914 in Kenhardt, Northern Cape, South Africa. She was born about 1895.

      Children of Willem Abraham Johannes Burger and Hester Johanna Christina van Zyl:

      1. Willem Jacobus Burger (19152006)

Ancestors of Hester Josina van Wyk

  1. Generation 1
    1. Hester Josina van Wyk was born in February 1822 in Ramskop, Dist. Calvinia, Northern Cape, South Africa and died on October 9, 1888 in Haasfontein, Dist. Fraserburg, Northern Cape, South Africa at the age of 66.

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