Schalk Jacobus Burger, 18221881 (aged 58 years)

Name
Schalk Jacobus /Burger/
Given names
Schalk Jacobus
Surname
Burger
Birth
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Baptism
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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
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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.
Death of a mother
Citation details: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1793-1877), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I177&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Death of a wife
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Marriage of a daughter
Citation details: Olivier, p78, a1b2c2d6e2f6g5.
Citation details: Susanna Margaretha BURGER (1855-1899), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I188&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Death of a father
Citation details: Burger, p501 b2c1d3e8.
Citation details: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1793-1877), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I177&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (20 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 (20 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.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (on the date of death)
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Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (0 after death)
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.
Death
Citation details: Schalk Jacobus BURGER (1822-1881), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I182&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Family with parents
father
17931877
Baptism: August 18, 1793 45 37
Death: November 15, 1877Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
mother
17991868
Birth: March 21, 1799
Death: November 17, 1868Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Marriage MarriageMay 18, 1817Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
5 years
himself
18221881
Birth: March 6, 1822 28 22 Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: January 24, 1881Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Family with Helena Jacoba Catharina van Aswegen
himself
18221881
Birth: March 6, 1822 28 22 Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: January 24, 1881Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
wife
18261871
Birth: February 9, 1826Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: December 5, 1871Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Marriage MarriageJuly 29, 1844Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
11 years
daughter
18551899
Birth: March 25, 1855 33 29 Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: September 21, 1899Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Descendants of Schalk Jacobus Burger

  1. Generation 1
    1. Schalk Jacobus Burger, son of Willem Jacobus Burger and Geertruy Jacoba Pienaar, was born on March 6, 1822 in Sneeuberg, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on January 24, 1881 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 58.

      He married Helena Jacoba Catharina van Aswegen on July 29, 1844 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa. She was born on February 9, 1826 in Asvogelkrans, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on December 5, 1871 in Sneeuberg, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 45.

      Children of Schalk Jacobus Burger and Helena Jacoba Catharina van Aswegen:

      1. Susanna Magrieta Burger (18551899)
  2. Generation 2 back to top
    1. Susanna Magrieta Burger, daughter of Schalk Jacobus Burger and Helena Jacoba Catharina van Aswegen, was born on March 25, 1855 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on September 21, 1899 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 44.

      She married Gert Jacobus Olivier, son of Jacob Petrus Jacobus Olivier and Anna Margaretha Liebenberg, on May 9, 1872 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa. He was born on August 4, 1851 in Houd Constant, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on February 26, 1931 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 79.

      Children of Susanna Magrieta Burger and Gert Jacobus Olivier:

      1. Daniël Liebenberg Olivier (18881939)
  3. Generation 3 back to top
    1. Daniël Liebenberg Olivier, son of Gert Jacobus Olivier and Susanna Magrieta Burger, was born on January 8, 1888 in Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on July 21, 1939 in Rhenosterspruit, Dist. Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa at the age of 51.

      He married Hendrina Gertruida Theron (fourth cousin once removed descending), daughter of Benjamin Van Niekerk Theron and Louisa Catharina Lubbe, on April 8, 1907 in Carnarvon, Northern Cape, South Africa. She was born on March 9, 1888.

Ancestors of Schalk Jacobus Burger

  1. Generation 1
    1. Schalk Jacobus Burger, son of Willem Jacobus Burger and Geertruy Jacoba Pienaar, was born on March 6, 1822 in Sneeuberg, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on January 24, 1881 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 58.

  2. Generation 2 back to top
      2 of 2 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Willem Jacobus Burger, son of Schalk Jacobus Burger and Hester Aletta Vorster, was baptized on August 18, 1793 and died on November 15, 1877 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 84.

    2. Geertruy Jacoba Pienaar was born on March 21, 1799 and died on November 17, 1868 in De Rust, Sneeuberg, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 69.

  3. Generation 3 back to top
      2 of 4 individuals (50% complete).
    1. Schalk Jacobus Burger, son of Barend Burger and Helena Smit, was baptized on December 24, 1747.

    2. Hester Aletta Vorster, daughter of Barend Vorster and Dorothea Maria Smit, was born about 1756 in Tigerkloof, Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa.

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