Leonara Catharina van Aardt, 1733

Name
Leonara Catharina /van Aardt/
Given names
Leonara Catharina
Surname
van Aardt
Name
Leonara Catharina /Steenkamp/
Type
married name
Baptism October 25, 1733 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8.
MarriageCasper Jan Hendrik SteenkampView this family
Yes

Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8.
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.
Marriage of a childJan Harmse SteenkampMagdalena de ClercqView this family
October 24, 1779 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8c1.
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.
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).

Marriage of a childHendrik KrugerAnna Catharina SteenkampView this family
September 26, 1790 (aged 56 years)

Citation details: Kruger, p487, a2b7c1d1.
Citation details: Steenkamp, p155, b8c9.
Birth of a grandsonJan Harm Steenkamp
August 1792 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8c1d6.
Baptism of a grandsonJan Harm Steenkamp
December 16, 1792 (aged 59 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8c1d6.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Alida Kruger
September 22, 1799 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Kruger, p488, a2b7c1d1e4.
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 childJan Harmse SteenkampJohanna Maria van der MerweView this family
September 9, 1798 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8c1.
Birth of a grandsonLouis Stephanus Kruger
July 20, 1807 (aged 73 years)

Citation details: Kruger, p488, a2b7c1d1e6.
Baptism of a grandsonLouis Stephanus Kruger
October 5, 1807 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: Kruger, p488, a2b7c1d1e6.
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 75 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Marriage of a grandsonJan Harm SteenkampCatharina Maria SteynView this family
November 25, 1810 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8c1d6.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 82 years)

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Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 78 years)

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Marriage of a granddaughterIzak Jacobus van HeerdenJohanna Alida KrugerView this family
April 30, 1815 (aged 81 years)
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3e1f1.
Text:

BEF 1816

Citation details: Kruger, p488, a2b7c1d1e4.
Death of a granddaughterJohanna Alida Kruger
before October 19, 1816 (aged 82 years)

Citation details: Kruger, p488, a2b7c1d1e4.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 84 years)

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Marriage of a childJan Harmse SteenkampMaria Susanna BesterView this family
March 7, 1819 (aged 85 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8c1.
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.
Marriage of a granddaughterLouis Stephanus KrugerSusanna Catharina Margaritha van WykView this family
April 7, 1828 (aged 94 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.
Marriage of a grandsonJan Harm SteenkampJohanna Adriana KrugerView this family
April 5, 1829 (aged 95 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8c1d6.
Marriage of a childJan Harmse SteenkampJohanna Adriana KrugerView this family
April 6, 1829 (aged 95 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p150, b8c1.
Note: This marriage is questionable as the same source informs that his son Jan Harm STEENKAMP marries Joh…

This marriage is questionable as the same source informs that his son Jan Harm STEENKAMP marries Johanna Adriana KRUGER in Cradock on 5 APR 1829.

Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 101 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
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.