Andries Daniel Jacobus du Toit, 18261875 (aged 49 years)

Name
Andries Daniel Jacobus /du Toit/
Given names
Andries Daniel Jacobus
Surname
du Toit
Birth June 30, 1826 35 30
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Baptism August 21, 1826 36 31 (aged 1 month)
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Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 8 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 17 years)

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MarriageAletta Maria Susanna le RouxView this family
February 8, 1848 (aged 21 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Abraham Du Plessis DU TOIT (1941), MOOC 6/9/8284 #76207, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-ZSSC-V?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9TG%3A1598052350 : 27 April 2020), 007735683 > image 1233 of 1486; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Jul 2020
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Death of a fatherPhilippus Petrus du Toit
August 2, 1858 (aged 32 years)
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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 32 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 38 years)

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Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues includin…

In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War.

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (26 years after death)

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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 (26 years after death)

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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
Economic depression
1865 (aged 38 years)
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 40 years)
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Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250…

The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution.

Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 47 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
Death December 25, 1875 (aged 49 years)
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