Maria Magdalena Pienaar,

Name
Maria Magdalena /Pienaar/
Given names
Maria Magdalena
Surname
Pienaar
Name
Maria Magdalena /Nortje/
Type
married name
MarriageAntoine NortjeView this family
Yes

Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9c1.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a childJacob DiederiksMartha NortjeView this family
before 1751

Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9c1.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Rossouw
January 2, 1751

Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9c1d1.
Marriage of a childPieter RossouwMartha NortjeView this family
April 7, 1751

Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9c1.
Historical Event
Census
1754

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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

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Baptism of a grandsonGabriel Rossouw
November 13, 1757

Citation details: Rossouw, p125, b9c1d4.
Baptism of a granddaughterSusanna Elizabeth Rossouw
November 25, 1759

Citation details: Rossouw, p127, b9c1d5.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes Hendrik van den BergAnna RossouwView this family
October 30, 1768

Citation details: Berg, p226, a3b1c8.
Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9c1d1.
Marriage of a granddaughterGabriel RossouwMaria Magdalena van AsView this family
March 29, 1777
Citation details: Rossouw, p125, b9c1d4.
Marriage of a granddaughterFrederik van ZylSusanna Elizabeth RossouwView this family
October 18, 1778

Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Gabriel VAN ZYL, Sr (1857), MOOC 6/9/78 #4472/1857, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CS47-2?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZX%3A1598082377 : 12 June 2018), 007844939 > image 437 of 2166; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Dec 2018
Citation details: du Toit, p280, a1b6c7d9.
Citation details: Rossouw, p127, b9c1d5.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780

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Wikipedia

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

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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 granddaughterGerrit van EmmenesSusanna Elizabeth RossouwView this family
November 29, 1795

Citation details: Rossouw, p127, b9c1d5.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795

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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

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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809

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Wikipedia

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812

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