Gerrit van Hoeting,

Name
Gerrit /van Hoeting/
Given names
Gerrit
Surname
van Hoeting
MarriageClaudine LombardView this family
Yes

Citation details: du Toit, p229, a1b1c6.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a childGabriel du ToitGlaudina van HoetingView this family
about 1750

Citation details: du Toit, p229, a1b1c6.
Birth of a granddaughterClaudina du Toit
March 16, 1751

Citation details: du Toit, p229, a1b1c6d1.
Baptism of a granddaughterClaudina du Toit
March 21, 1751

Citation details: du Toit, p229, a1b1c6d1.
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 granddaughterIgnatius MaréClaudina du ToitView this family
July 16, 1775

Citation details: Maré, p472, b10.
Citation details: du Toit, p229, a1b1c6d1.
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).

Death of a granddaughterClaudina du Toit
February 9, 1785

Citation details: Maré, p472, b10.
Death of a daughterGlaudina van Hoeting
May 20, 1786

Citation details: du Toit, p229, a1b1c6.
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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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.