Philippus Cordier, 1698

Name
Philippus /Cordier/
Given names
Philippus
Surname
Cordier
Baptism October 26, 1698 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Cordier, p661, b8.
MarriageElizabeth MalherbeView this family
Yes

Citation details: Cordier, p661, b8.
Death of a motherFrancoise Martinet
1702 (aged 3 years)

Citation details: Cordier, p661, Louis Cordier.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713 (aged 14 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony.
Death of a sisterSusanna Cordier
about 1715 (aged 16 years)

Citation details: Fourie, p335, a1.
Citation details: Cordier, p661, b1.
Marriage of a childJohannes Casparus KoenMaria CordierView this family
September 22, 1748 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Steyn, p216, a2b2c3d11.
Citation details: Cordier, p662, b8c6.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 55 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 56 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Baptism of a granddaughterDorothea Elisabeth Koen
August 3, 1760 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: Steyn, p216, a2b2c3d11.
Death of a sisterLouisa Cordier
November 22, 1774 (aged 76 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p14, b2.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 82 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 81 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a granddaughterDaniël SteynDorothea Elisabeth KoenView this family
June 30, 1782 (aged 83 years)

Citation details: Steyn, p216, a2b2c3d11.
Death of a wifeElizabeth Malherbe
March 1783 (aged 84 years)

Citation details: Cordier, p661, b8.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 85 years)

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Wikipedia

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 100 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 96 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 98 years)

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War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 117 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 110 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 113 years)

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