Anna Louisa Buys, 1795

Name
Anna Louisa /Buys/
Given names
Anna Louisa
Surname
Buys
Name
Anna Louisa /du Toit/
Type
married name
Baptism August 9, 1795 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d7e2.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 3 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 0)

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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 1 year)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 13 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
MarriagePhilippus Petrus du ToitView this family
October 3, 1812 (aged 17 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d7e2.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 20 years)

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Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 16 years)

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 23 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 24 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.

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 29 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 39 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 48 years)

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Marriage of a childAndries Daniel Jacobus du ToitAletta Maria Susanna le RouxView this family
February 8, 1848 (aged 52 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
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d7e2f6.
Death of a husbandPhilippus Petrus du Toit
August 2, 1858 (aged 62 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d7e2.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 63 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 69 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.

Birth of a grandsonPieter Abraham Du Plessis du Toit
calculated March 1869 (aged 73 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
Death of a sonAndries Daniel Jacobus du Toit
December 25, 1875 (aged 80 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p255, a1b5c7d7e2f6.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 85 years)

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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 105 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town.
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 106 years)

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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 106 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 106 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
Economic depression
1865 (aged 69 years)
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 71 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 78 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 85 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 90 years)
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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 108 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 110 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 114 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 116 years)

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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.

War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 123 years)

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Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919 (aged 124 years)

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