Charl du Plessis, 17221797 (aged 74 years)

Name
Charl /du Plessis/
Given names
Charl
Surname
du Plessis
Baptism December 22, 1722 31 27 (aged 0 days)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
MarriageMaria van ElleweeView this family
December 10, 1741 (aged 18 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Citation details: Ellewee, p178, b3.
Text:

x 19.12.1741 Charl DU PLESSIS

Note: SAG 8 gives 10 Dec while SAG 2 gives 19 Dec
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 31 years)

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. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 32 years)

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: [Wikipedia](https:…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a wifeMaria van Ellewee
October 9, 1761 (aged 38 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Marriage of a childDaniël BlomMagdalena Anna du PlessisView this family
December 20, 1761 (aged 38 years)
Citation details: Blom, p307, b2c6.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4d1.
MarriageGeertruy BoeiensView this family
February 14, 1762 (aged 39 years)

Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Baptism of a grandsonCarel Blom
January 1, 1767 (aged 44 years)

Citation details: Blom, p307, b2c6d3.
Death of a fatherJean Louis du Plessis
March 14, 1768 (aged 45 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p154, b2.
Marriage of a childJan Hendrik NienaberMaria Agatha du PlessisView this family
October 13, 1771 (aged 48 years)
Citation details: Nienaber, p282, a1.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d6.
Marriage of a childZacharias Arend EloffMartha Sophia du PlessisView this family
May 2, 1772 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d8.
MarriageMaria Susanna van NiekerkView this family
December 20, 1772 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Citation details: van Niekerk, p262, b4c2.
Marriage of a childPhilip Jacob NaudéJohanna Elisabeth du PlessisView this family
August 4, 1774 (aged 51 years)
Citation details: Naudé, p38, a2.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d7.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Brechje Nienaber
September 4, 1774 (aged 51 years)
Citation details: Kruger, p483, a2b3c8.
Citation details: Nienaber, p300, b3.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena Blom
February 25, 1776 (aged 53 years)

Citation details: Blom, p308, b2c6d6.
Baptism of a grandsonCarel David Naudé
April 7, 1776 (aged 53 years)

Citation details: Naudé, p38, a2b1.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 53 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Death of a motherMadeleine Rousseau
October 2, 1780 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p154, b2.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 57 years)

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: [Wikipedia](https:/…

French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 57 years)

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikip…

The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childDaniël du PlessisMaria Magdalena PretoriusView this family
January 28, 1781 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d9.
Marriage of a childJonathan FourieMartha Sophia du PlessisView this family
May 13, 1781 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d6.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d8.
Citation details: Fourie, p354, b21.
Marriage of a childJan TheronGeertruy Magdalena du PlessisView this family
December 11, 1781 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p167, b2c4d12.
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Arnoldus Theron
December 26, 1782 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d5.
Marriage of a childGabriel du PlessisMagdalena Maria VenterView this family
February 23, 1783 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4e2.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d5.
Baptism of a grandsonJonathan Fourie
May 18, 1783 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Fourie, p354, b21c1.
Marriage of a childDaniël du PlessisMaria Magdalena van den BergView this family
May 18, 1783 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d9.
Citation details: Berg, p223, b1c2d3.
Birth of a grandsonJan Hendrik Nienaber
calculated July 8, 1783 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Jan Hendrik NIENABER (1849), MOOC 6/9/48 #346, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MST8-M?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZJ%3A1598082368 : 28 September 2018), 007844937 > image 1748 of 2283; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 Dec 2019
Citation details: Nienaber, p300, b7.
Baptism of a grandsonCharl David Charles Theron
May 23, 1784 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d6.
Baptism of a grandsonJan Hendrik Nienaber
October 4, 1784 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Nienaber, p300, b7.
Birth of a grandsonCharl David Charles Theron
calculated 1784 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: Death notice: Charl David THERON (1848), MOOC 6/9/46 #9848, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSYY-H?mode=g&i=1358&cat=331262 image 1359/2283 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 61 years)

Note: Consequence of signing the [Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Pa…

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783). Source: Wikipedia

Baptism of a grandsonJan Louis Theron
July 30, 1786 (aged 63 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p297, b4c5d7.
Baptism of a granddaughterMartha du Plessis
February 10, 1787 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d5e1.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Susanna Fourie
October 8, 1787 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d6.
Birth of a granddaughterMaria Charlotta Nienaber
March 11, 1790 (aged 67 years)

Citation details: Nienaber, p315, b9.
Baptism of a granddaughterGeertruy Carolina Theron
March 27, 1790 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p297, b4c5d8.
Marriage of a childGabriel du PlessisHester VenterView this family
May 2, 1790 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d5.
Death of a daughterJohanna Elisabeth du Plessis
March 18, 1791 (aged 68 years)

Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d7.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Charlotta Nienaber
March 11, 1792 (aged 69 years)
Citation details: Nienaber, p315, b9.
Marriage of a granddaughterFrans Johannes KrugerAnna Brechje NienaberView this family
March 18, 1792 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: Kruger, p483, a2b3c8.
Citation details: Nienaber, p300, b3.
Marriage of a granddaughterCarel BlomGeertruy du PreezView this family
October 21, 1792 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: Blom, p307, b2c6d3.
Citation details: Du Preez, p333, b4c2d1e4.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Susanna Theron
September 22, 1793 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p297, b4c5d9.
Marriage of a childJan Andries BeetgeMaria Agatha du PlessisView this family
September 14, 1794 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p165, b2c4d6.
Marriage of a granddaughterSalomon Jacobus JacobsMaria Magdalena BlomView this family
November 9, 1794 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: Death notice: Salomon Jacobus JACOBS (1841), MOOC 6/9/26 #5507, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQVZ-S?mode=g&i=1551&cat=331262 image 1552/2223 : accessed 2 Apr 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Jacobs, p47, Pierre Jacob, b5c3d12.
Citation details: Blom, p308, b2c6d6.
Birth of a grandsonIzaak Gerhardus Theron
calculated December 8, 1795 (aged 72 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Izaak Gerhardus THERON (1852), MOOC 6/9/59 #1599 1/2, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-8L5?mode=g&i=1448&cat=331262 image 1449/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: Based on age at death
Baptism of a grandsonIzaak Gerhardus Theron
December 20, 1795 (aged 72 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p297, b4c5d10.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 76 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 72 years)

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. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a sisterAnna du Plessis
1796 (aged 73 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4.
Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 74 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death July 31, 1797 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.