Jacob Jooste, 1710

Name
Jacob /Jooste/
Given names
Jacob
Surname
Jooste
Baptism March 9, 1710 20 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Jooste, p126, b1.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713 (aged 3 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony.
Death of a fatherFransz Joost
January 31, 1714 (aged 3 years)
Cause: murdered by his wife and two slaves, Titus from Bengal and Fortuin from Angola
Citation details: Jooste, p126, a1.
Citation details: Mouton, p704, b5.
Death of a motherMarie Mouton
August 30, 1714 (aged 4 years)

Cause: executed for the murder of her husband
Citation details: Mouton, p704, b5.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJacques Mouton
1731 (aged 20 years)

Citation details: Mouton, p703, a1.
MarriageMagdalena RaatsView this family
October 11, 1739 (aged 29 years)

Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p332, b4c1d2.
Citation details: Jooste, p126, b1.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 43 years)

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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 45 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Marriage of a childJohannes Jasper JoosteAnna Magdalena TheronView this family
October 24, 1779 (aged 69 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d1.
Citation details: p34, no 25.
Text:

1779, den 24 Octob: Johannes Casper Joosten van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jongman burger aan Stellenbosch met Magdalena Theron van Cabo voornt., jonge dogter

Citation details: Jooste, p132, b1c7.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 70 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 69 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a childPieter JoosteHelena Jacoba van RensburgView this family
September 19, 1784 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p354, b4c6d4.
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p332, b4c1d2.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 73 years)

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

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

Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 84 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.

Baptism of a granddaughterFrancina Lodewica Johanna Jooste
July 3, 1796 (aged 86 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1.
Birth of a granddaughterMagdalena Cornelia Jooste
December 4, 1796 (aged 86 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p354, b4c6d4.
Baptism of a granddaughterMagdalena Cornelia Jooste
February 21, 1797 (aged 86 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p354, b4c6d4.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 88 years)

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Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 86 years)

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Wikipedia

War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 105 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 98 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 101 years)

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Marriage of a grandsonCarel Wynand TheronMagdalena Cornelia JoosteView this family
March 2, 1816 (aged 105 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p354, b4c6d4.
Citation details: p96, no 12.
Text:

1816, Den 2 Maart Charl Wyn:d Theron met Magdalena Cornelia Jooste

Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 108 years)

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Marriage of a grandsonDavid Johannes TheronFrancina Lodewica Johanna JoosteView this family
May 7, 1820 (aged 110 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1.
Citation details: p123, no 21.
Text:

1820, Den 7 Mey David Johannis Theron D'l. Z van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jongman Burger Alhier met Francina Lodewica Johanna Jooste van Cabo voorn., Jonge Dogter

Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 109 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.

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 114 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.