Maarten van Staden, 1645–
|Marriage||Margaretha Ernst — View this family|
Jan van Riebeeck arrives at the CapeApril 6, 1652 (aged 7 years)
Note: Jan van Riebeeck arrives at the Cape in the Drommedaris and sets up a supply station and fortificati…
Jan van Riebeeck arrives at the Cape in the Drommedaris and sets up a supply station and fortifications for the Dutch East India Company.
First Freeburghers (*Vrijburgers*)1657 (aged 12 years)
Note: The first nine men received grants of land along the Liesbeeck River (now Rondebosch).
Jan van Riebeeck leaves the CapeMay 7, 1662 (aged 17 years)
Note: Jan van Riebeeck leaves the Cape on promotion to a position on the Council of Justice in Batavia.
First Dutch Reformed Church congregation foundedAugust 18, 1665 (aged 20 years)
Note: J. van Arkel is appointed the first minister.
Stellenbosch is foundedNovember 6, 1679 (aged 34 years)
French HuguenotsApril 1688 (aged 43 years)
Note: French Huguenot refugees arrive after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Simon van der Stel, the…
French Huguenot refugees arrive after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Simon van der Stel, the Governor of the Cape Colony settles the Huguenot refugees in the present day Drakenstein, Franschhoek and Wellington areas which were beyond the Cape Colony and belonged to the Khoikhoi people.
|Marriage of a child||Marthinus van Staden — Aletta |
Aaltjievan der Merwe — View this family
about 1703 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b7.
|Death of a son||Marthinus van Staden|
1707 (aged 62 years)
SmallpoxMarch 16, 1713 (aged 68 years)
Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony.
Census1754 (aged 109 years)
Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…
A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony.
SmallpoxMay 1, 1755 (aged 110 years)
Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.