Hermanus Bosch, 1728

Name
Hermanus /Bosch/
Given names
Hermanus
Surname
Bosch
Baptism November 7, 1728 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Bosch, p339, Jan Hendrik BOSCH (1747-)
MarriageAnna Maria BruininkView this family
after 1750 (aged 21 years)

Citation details: Bosch, p339, Jan Hendrik BOSCH (1747-)
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 25 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 26 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Marriage of a childJan Hendrik BoschAletta du PlooyView this family
August 28, 1774 (aged 45 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Michiel Coenraad BOSCH (1843), MOOC 6/9/29 #6135/1843, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-61VG?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SD2%3A1598092335 : 28 September 2018), 007846093 > image 37 of 2225; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Citation details: Bosch, p339, Jan Hendrik BOSCH (1747-)
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 52 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 51 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
Birth of a grandsonMichiel Coenraad Bosch
calculated 1781 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Michiel Coenraad BOSCH (1843), MOOC 6/9/29 #6135/1843, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-61VG?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SD2%3A1598092335 : 28 September 2018), 007846093 > image 37 of 2225; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Baptism of a grandsonMichiel Coenraad Bosch
January 5, 1782 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: Bosch, p340, b2.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 55 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 grandsonMichiel Coenraad BoschMaria van der MerweView this family
January 6, 1799 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Michiel Coenraad BOSCH (1843), MOOC 6/9/29 #6135/1843, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-61VG?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SD2%3A1598092335 : 28 September 2018), 007846093 > image 37 of 2225; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Citation details: van der Merwe, p539, b2c5d4e1f2.
Citation details: Bosch, p340, b2.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 70 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 66 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 68 years)

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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 87 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 80 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 83 years)

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Marriage of a grandsonMichiel Coenraad BoschJohanna Magdalena JordaanView this family
October 30, 1815 (aged 86 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Michiel Coenraad BOSCH (1843), MOOC 6/9/29 #6135/1843, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-61VG?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SD2%3A1598092335 : 28 September 2018), 007846093 > image 37 of 2225; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Citation details: Bosch, p340, b2.
Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c5d1e1.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 89 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 91 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 grandsonMichiel Coenraad BoschMaria Susanna Catharina WagenaarView this family
September 7, 1823 (aged 94 years)
Citation details: b4c2
Citation details: Death notice: Michiel Coenraad BOSCH (1843), MOOC 6/9/29 #6135/1843, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-61VG?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SD2%3A1598092335 : 28 September 2018), 007846093 > image 37 of 2225; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Wagner, p373, a17b9c2.
Citation details: Bosch, p340, b2.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 96 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 106 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Death of a grandsonMichiel Coenraad Bosch
April 15, 1843 (aged 114 years) Age: 62 years
Address: Commando drift, Field Cornetcy of Tarka
Citation details: Death notice: Michiel Coenraad BOSCH (1843), MOOC 6/9/29 #6135/1843, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-61VG?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SD2%3A1598092335 : 28 September 2018), 007846093 > image 37 of 2225; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Oct 2018
Quality of data: primary evidence
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 115 years)

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