Louis Jordaan, 1697

Name
Louis /Jordaan/
Given names
Louis
Surname
Jordaan
Baptism July 15, 1697 37 29 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Jordaan, p140, b3.
Death of a fatherJean Jourdan
before January 1699 (aged 1 year)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713 (aged 15 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony.
MarriagePetronella van StadenView this family
April 11, 1728 (aged 30 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p140, b3.
Death of a motherIsabeau le Long
1736 (aged 38 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1.
MarriageMaria GuillaumetView this family
October 18, 1739 (aged 42 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p140, b3.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 56 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 57 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 KrugelMaria Claudina JordaanView this family
July 25, 1762 (aged 65 years)

Citation details: Krugel, p480, a2b4.
Citation details: Jordaan, p143, b3c5.
Marriage of a childJohannes Lodewyk JordaanChristina Johanna van ZylView this family
October 13, 1765 (aged 68 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p140, b3c1.
Baptism of a grandsonLouis Jordaan
August 10, 1766 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p140, b3c1d1.
Citation details: [4571] c3d1.
Baptism of a granddaughterPetronella Jordaan
May 1, 1768 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: Jordaan, p141, b3c1d2.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 83 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 82 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
Birth of a granddaughterAnna Hendrina Krugel
1782 (aged 84 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Hendrina Krugel
November 1, 1782 (aged 85 years)

Citation details: Krugel, p481, a2b4c2d7.
Baptism of a granddaughterHester Susanna Jordaan
March 16, 1783 (aged 85 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p143, b3c1d12.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 86 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).

Marriage of a grandsonJohannes BothaPetronella JordaanView this family
May 14, 1786 (aged 88 years)

Citation details: Botha, p382, b5c9d1.
Citation details: Jordaan, p141, b3c1d2.
Marriage of a grandsonLouis JordaanRosa Hermina ConradieView this family
December 19, 1790 (aged 93 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p140, b3c1d1.
Citation details: [4571] c3d1.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 101 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 97 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 99 years)

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Marriage of a grandsonAlewyn Petrus BurgerHester Susanna JordaanView this family
October 5, 1800 (aged 103 years)
Citation details: Burger, p501, b2c1d5.
Citation details: Jordaan, p143, b3c1d12.
Marriage of a granddaughterPieter Schalk van HeerdenAnna Hendrina KrugelView this family
October 18, 1801 (aged 104 years)
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Citation details: Krugel, p481, a2b4c2d7.
Death of a granddaughterAnna Hendrina Krugel
1808 (aged 110 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 118 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 111 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 114 years)

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