Maria Magdalena Mouton, 1739

Name
Maria Magdalena /Mouton/
Given names
Maria Magdalena
Surname
Mouton
Name
Maria Magdalena /Lubbe/
Type
married name
Baptism March 9, 1739 32 17 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Mouton, p705, b9c2.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 14 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 16 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
MarriageAndries LubbeView this family
February 8, 1756 (aged 16 years)
Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12c1.
Citation details: Mouton, p705, b9c2.
Death of a paternal grandmotherFrancina Bevernagie
1757 (aged 17 years)

Citation details: Mouton, p703, a1.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 41 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 40 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 44 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 childPetrus van der MerweMagdalena Jacoba LubbeView this family
November 6, 1785 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e3.
Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12c1d5.
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 55 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 57 years)

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Birth of a grandsonWillem Johannes van der Merwe
January 8, 1799 (aged 59 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e3f5.
Citation details: Viljoen, p314, b3c4d11e1f1.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Johannes van der Merwe
July 21, 1799 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e3f5.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 59 years)

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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 76 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 69 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 72 years)

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 79 years)

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Marriage of a granddaughterWillem Johannes van der MerweJacomina Susanna ViljoenView this family
before December 1820 (aged 81 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e3f5.
Citation details: Viljoen, p314, b3c4d11e1f1.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 80 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.

Marriage of a granddaughterWillem Johannes van der MerweCatharina Joachimina ScholtzView this family
November 3, 1822 (aged 83 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e3f5.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 85 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Death of a daughterMagdalena Jacoba Lubbe
May 11, 1834 (aged 95 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e3.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 95 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 104 years)

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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 119 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza.
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 162 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.

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 162 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer…

The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province.