Hendrik Kruger, 17691844 (aged 74 years)

Name
Hendrik /Kruger/
Given names
Hendrik
Surname
Kruger
Baptism November 26, 1769 21 22 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Kruger, p487, a2b7c1d1.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 11 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 10 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 14 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).

MarriageAnna Catharina SteenkampView this family
September 26, 1790 (aged 20 years)

Citation details: Kruger, p487, a2b7c1d1.
Citation details: Steenkamp, p155, b8c9.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 29 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 25 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 27 years)

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Death of a motherJohanna Alida Putter
1813 (aged 43 years)

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Marriage of a childIzak Jacobus van HeerdenJohanna Alida KrugerView this family
April 30, 1815 (aged 45 years)
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3e1f1.
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BEF 1816

Citation details: Kruger, p488, a2b7c1d1e4.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 45 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 39 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 42 years)

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Death of a daughterJohanna Alida Kruger
before October 19, 1816 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: Kruger, p488, a2b7c1d1e4.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 48 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 50 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 55 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Marriage of a childLouis Stephanus KrugerSusanna Catharina Margaritha van WykView this family
April 7, 1828 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Hyletje Jonetta Margaritha KRUGER (1898), MOOC 6/9/380 #2610, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-X23K?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8V%3A1598092309 : 27 April 2020), 007844971 > image 468 of 2282; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2020
Citation details: Kruger, p488, a2b7c1d1e6.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 65 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Birth of a granddaughterHeiletje Theunetta Margrita Kruger
calculated January 1838 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: van Heerden, p222, b1c1d3e1f1.
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1838

Citation details: Death notice: Hyletje Jonetta Margaritha KRUGER (1898), MOOC 6/9/380 #2610, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-X23K?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8V%3A1598092309 : 27 April 2020), 007844971 > image 468 of 2282; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2020
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (0 after death)

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Death April 23, 1844 (aged 74 years)

Citation details: Kruger, p487, a2b7c1d1.