Philippus Rudolphus Botha, 17581831 (aged 73 years)

Name
Philippus Rudolphus /Botha/
Given names
Philippus Rudolphus
Surname
Botha
Baptism March 26, 1758 40 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Botha, p364, b1c4d12.
MarriageHester Catharina RautenbachView this family
October 28, 1780 (aged 22 years)

Citation details: Botha, p364, b1c4d12.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 22 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 21 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 25 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).

War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 40 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 36 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 38 years)

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Marriage of a childLouis Jacobus FourieMaria Magdalena BothaView this family
November 20, 1803 (aged 45 years)
Citation details: Fourie, p337, b6c10d2.
Citation details: Botha, p365, b1c4d12e2.
Baptism of a granddaughterHester Catharina Susanna Fourie
April 11, 1806 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p266, b1c1d6e1.
Citation details: Fourie, p337, b6c10d2e2.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 57 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 50 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 53 years)

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 60 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 61 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 granddaughterNicolaas Janse van RensburgHester Catharina Susanna FourieView this family
January 2, 1823 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p266, b1c1d6e1.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 66 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Death April 22, 1831 (aged 73 years)

Citation details: Botha, p364, b1c4d12.