Anna Maria van der Merwe, 1729

Name
Anna Maria /van der Merwe/
Given names
Anna Maria
Surname
van der Merwe
Name
Anna Maria /Janse van Rensburg/
Type
married name
Birth August 9, 1729 21 20

Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p350, b6.
Baptism August 14, 1729 21 20 (aged 5 days)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p350, b6.
Death of a paternal grandfatherSchalk van der Merwe
1740 (aged 10 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Prevot
about 1745 (aged 15 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Marriage of a parentDavid van der MerweSophia van RensburgView this family
1745 (aged 15 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p578, b2c13d5.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9.
Text:

30 NOV 1745

Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p353, b7.
Text:

x Tulbagh 5.12.1745 David VAN DER MERWE (wew. v. Hendrina Horsel)

MarriageHendrik Janse van RensburgView this family
February 5, 1747 (aged 17 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p350, b6.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 24 years)

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Wikipedia

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.

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 25 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Marriage of a childDirk van den BergAletta van RensburgView this family
May 25, 1768 (aged 38 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p544, b2c9d6e4.
Citation details: Berg, p227, b1c9.
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p350, b6c1.
Birth of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena van den Berg
March 26, 1769 (aged 39 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p544, b2c9d6e4.
Citation details: Berg, p227, b1c9d1.
Marriage of a childAbraham Paulus van den BergHendrina van RensburgView this family
November 5, 1769 (aged 40 years)

Citation details: Berg, p227, a3b1c10.
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p353, b6c4.
Baptism of a grandsonHendrik van den Berg
August 25, 1771 (aged 42 years)

Citation details: Berg, p227, b1c9d2.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus van den Berg
April 10, 1773 (aged 43 years)

Citation details: Berg, p227, a3b1c10d1.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p546, b2c9d9e3.
Marriage of a childNicolaas van RensburgMaria Johanna ConradieView this family
April 5, 1777 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: [6669] c7.
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p353, b6c3.
Marriage of a childDavid van RensburgElsie Sophia BurgerView this family
July 14, 1778 (aged 48 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p350, b6c2.
Marriage of a childJacobus ConradieElsie Sophia van RensburgView this family
December 27, 1778 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p353, b6c8.
Citation details: [6136] c5.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 51 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 50 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
Baptism of a grandsonAbraham Paulus van den Berg
October 5, 1782 (aged 53 years)

Citation details: Berg, p227, b1c9d5.
Death of a fatherDavid van der Merwe
April 1, 1784 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Maria van Rensburg
November 21, 1784 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p352, b6c2d3.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 54 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).

Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Aletta Susanna van den Berg
October 15, 1786 (aged 57 years)

Citation details: Berg, p227, b1c9d6.
Marriage of a granddaughterHendrik van den BergElisabeth van der MerweView this family
April 1, 1792 (aged 62 years)

Citation details: Naudé, p38, a2b1.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p546, b2c9d9e4.
Citation details: Berg, p227, b1c9d2.
Marriage of a granddaughterJacobus van den BergMaria Susanna van der MerweView this family
February 23, 1794 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: Berg, p227, a3b1c10d1.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p546, b2c9d9e3.
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 65 years)

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Wikipedia

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.

Death of a brotherIsak van der Merwe
1796 (aged 66 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p546, b2c9d9.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 69 years)

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Wikipedia

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 67 years)

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Wikipedia

Death of a brotherDavid Schalk van der Merwe
1800 (aged 70 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9d6.
Marriage of a granddaughterAbraham Paulus van den BergMartha Hendrina KoenView this family
June 28, 1801 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Berg, p227, b1c9d5.
Marriage of a granddaughterPetrus Pieter van den BergAnna Aletta Susanna van den BergView this family
March 13, 1803 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: Berg, p227, b1c9d6.
Citation details: Berg, p225, a3b1c6d10.
Death of a grandsonHendrik van den Berg
before 1804 (aged 74 years)

Citation details: Naudé, p38, a2b1.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 86 years)

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Wikipedia

Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 79 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 82 years)

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Marriage of a grandsonPetrus Pieter van den BergAnna Maria van RensburgView this family
May 3, 1818 (aged 88 years)
Citation details: Berg, p225, a3b1c6d10.
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p352, b6c2d3.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 89 years)

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Wikipedia

Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 90 years)

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Wikipedia

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.

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 95 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 105 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 114 years)

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Wikipedia

Death of a motherHendrina Hörsel