Elisabeth Cellier,

Name
Elisabeth /Cellier/
Given names
Elisabeth
Surname
Cellier
Name
Elisabeth /Malherbe/
Type
married name
MarriagePierre MalherbeView this family
Yes

Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b7c1.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a childGabriel RossouwMaria Elisabeth MalherbeView this family
December 22, 1748

Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b7c1.
Birth of a grandsonJohannes Rossouw
about 1754

Citation details: Rossouw, p122, b7c1d4.
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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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes RossouwBeatrix LouwView this family
October 20, 1776
Citation details: Rossouw, p122, b7c1d4.
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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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 granddaughterJohannes RossouwMaria Elisabeth CilliersView this family
September 9, 1792
Citation details: Rossouw, p122, b7c1d4.
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.

Death of a daughterMaria Elisabeth Malherbe
November 17, 1796
Citation details: Rossouw, p119, b7c1.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes RossouwBrechje Jacoba du PlessisView this family
February 5, 1797
Citation details: Rossouw, p122, b7c1d4.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799

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

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818

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