Roelof Stephanus de Villiers, 18751912 (aged 36 years)

Name
Roelof Stephanus /de Villiers/
Given names
Roelof Stephanus
Surname
de Villiers
Birth July 7, 1875
Citation details: Death notice: Roelof Stephanus DE VILLIERS (1912), MOOC 6/9/685 #467, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-QSHS-N?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ6%3A1598082361 : 28 September 2018), 007844933 > image 1540 of 2013; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Jul 2020
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CAL AUG 1874

Citation details: Baptism: Roelof Stefanus DE VILLIERS (1875), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK6-77FQ-D?cat=959223 : accessed 24 Jul 2020
Baptism October 31, 1875 (aged 3 months)
Citation details: Baptism: Roelof Stefanus DE VILLIERS (1875), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK6-77FQ-D?cat=959223 : accessed 24 Jul 2020
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 5 years)

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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 25 years)

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Wikipedia

Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 26 years)

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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 26 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.

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 26 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer…

The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 5 years)
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Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamest…

In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 10 years)
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Wikipedia

Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.

Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 28 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 30 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 34 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Occupation
farmer
to 1912 (0 after death)
Citation details: Death notice: Roelof Stephanus DE VILLIERS (1912), MOOC 6/9/685 #467, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-QSHS-N?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ6%3A1598082361 : 28 September 2018), 007844933 > image 1540 of 2013; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Jul 2020
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (0 after death)

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Wikipedia

Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cas…

Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban.

Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919 (on the date of death)

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Death January 27, 1912 (aged 36 years) Age: 37 years 5 months
Citation details: Death notice: Petronella Jacoba DE VILLIERS (1973), Estate Files, 387/73, 1973, https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/100847550, image 2/58 : accessed 20 July 2020
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BEF 1973

Citation details: Death notice: Roelof Stephanus DE VILLIERS (1912), MOOC 6/9/685 #467, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-QSHS-N?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ6%3A1598082361 : 28 September 2018), 007844933 > image 1540 of 2013; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Jul 2020
Citation details: Death notice: Albertus Hendrik DE VILLIERS (1930), MOOC 6/9/3700 #26212, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-ZN76?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-91W%3A1598062321 : 27 April 2020), 007735890 > image 1264 of 1309; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 21 Jul 2020