Pieter Jordaan, 1733

Name
Pieter /Jordaan/
Given names
Pieter
Surname
Jordaan
Baptism July 19, 1733 38 30 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c5.
Death of a paternal grandmotherIsabeau le Long
1736 (aged 2 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 20 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 21 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
MarriageElsie van der MerweView this family
August 28, 1763 (aged 30 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c5.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 47 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 46 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a childGerrit JordaanSusanna Elizabeth CoetzerView this family
June 20, 1784 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c5d1.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 50 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).

Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Jacoba Coetzer
February 22, 1785 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: Smit, p418, a4b3c5d5e3.
Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Magdalena Jordaan
June 8, 1786 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c5d1e1.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Magdalena Jordaan
February 7, 1788 (aged 54 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c5d1e1.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 65 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 61 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 63 years)

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Marriage of a granddaughterJacobus Francois SmitJohanna Jacoba CoetzerView this family
May 9, 1802 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: Smit, p418, a4b3c5d5e3.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 82 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 75 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 78 years)

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Marriage of a grandsonWillem Francois PretoriusJohanna Magdalena JordaanView this family
before 1815 (aged 81 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c5d1e1.
Citation details: Pretorius, p424, b5c3d5e5.
Marriage of a grandsonMichiel Coenraad BoschJohanna Magdalena JordaanView this family
October 30, 1815 (aged 82 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Michiel Coenraad BOSCH (1843), MOOC 6/9/29 #6135/1843, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-61VG?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SD2%3A1598092335 : 28 September 2018), 007846093 > image 37 of 2225; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Citation details: Bosch, p340, b2.
Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c5d1e1.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 85 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 86 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 91 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 101 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Death of a granddaughterJohanna Jacoba Coetzer
November 16, 1843 (aged 110 years)
Citation details: Smit, p418, a4b3c5d5e3.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 110 years)

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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 168 years)

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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.

Death of a fatherJan Jordaan