Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg, 17881863 (aged 74 years)

Name
Nicolaas /Janse van Rensburg/
Given names
Nicolaas
Surname
Janse van Rensburg
Baptism December 11, 1788 24 16 (aged 0 days)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p266, b1c1d6e1.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 10 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 6 years)

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Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of t…

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 8 years)

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Marriage of a parentNicolaas Janse van RensburgPetronella Cornelia ScheepersView this family
September 1808 (aged 19 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p266, b1c1d6.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 26 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 20 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 23 years)

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 29 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 31 years)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapma…

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.

MarriageHester Catharina Susanna FourieView this family
January 2, 1823 (aged 34 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p266, b1c1d6e1.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 36 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Death of a fatherNicolaas Janse van Rensburg
May 21, 1831 (aged 42 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p266, b1c1d6.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 46 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a childCornelius Johannes RoelofseMaria Magdalena Isabella Janse van RensburgView this family
March 6, 1843 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Elizabetha Anna ROELOFSE (1881), VAB MHG R275/1881, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-P9XX-L?i=1747&cat=195564 : accessed 12 July 2019
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p266, b1c1d6e1f1.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 55 years)

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Birth of a granddaughterElizabetha Anna Roelofse
calculated May 5, 1851 (aged 62 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Elizabetha Anna ROELOFSE (1881), VAB MHG R275/1881, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-P9XX-L?i=1747&cat=195564 : accessed 12 July 2019
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 70 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 (1 year after death)

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Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues includin…

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.

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (38 years after death)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Trans…

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 (38 years after death)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer…

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.

Death May 12, 1863 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p266, b1c1d6e1.