Elizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed, 18781940 (aged 61 years)

Name
Elizabeth Margaretha /Welgemoed/
Given names
Elizabeth Margaretha
Surname
Welgemoed
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Name
Elizabeth Margaretha /Welgemoed/
Type
married name
Birth November 15, 1878 22 20

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Citation details: Baptism: Elizabeth Margaritha WELGEMOED (1879), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-8SX4-8?i=710&cat=994807 : accessed 10 Aug 2019
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Elizabeth VAN DER MERWE (1880), MOOC 6/9/176 #832, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GSHS-K?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S89%3A1598082384 : 28 September 2018), 007844950 > image 2000 of 2130; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Sep 2020

Birth date: Elizabeth Margaretha WELGEMOED (1878-1940)

Baptism and gravestone confirm 15 NOV 1878, while her mother's death notice states 20 NOV 1878.

Baptism January 12, 1879 23 21 (aged 1 month)
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Citation details: Baptism: Elizabeth Margaritha WELGEMOED (1879), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-8SX4-8?i=710&cat=994807 : accessed 10 Aug 2019
Death of a motherMaria Elizabeth van der Merwe
September 26, 1880 (aged 1 year) Age: 22 years 8 months 20 days
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Citation details: Death notice: Maria Elizabeth VAN DER MERWE (1880), MOOC 6/9/176 #832, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GSHS-K?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S89%3A1598082384 : 28 September 2018), 007844950 > image 2000 of 2130; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Sep 2020
Death of a sisterMagdalena Wilhelmina Welgemoed
December 20, 1880 (aged 2 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Maria Elizabeth VAN DER MERWE (1880), MOOC 6/9/176 #832, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GSHS-K?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S89%3A1598082384 : 28 September 2018), 007844950 > image 2000 of 2130; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Sep 2020
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 2 years)

Note: Source: Wikipedia
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 2 years)
Note: 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. Source: Wikipedia
Marriage of a parentDavid Johannes WelgemoedCatharina Elizabeth Johanna BothaView this family
January 11, 1886 (aged 7 years) Husband: 30 years Wife: 23 years
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Citation details: Death notice: David Johan WELGEMOED (1925), MOOC 6/9/2820 #8439/1925, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BK-Y7MJ?i=792&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
Citation details: Marriage: David Johannes WELGEMOED and Catharina Johanna Elizabeth BOTHA (1886), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-G924-1?i=825&cat=994807 : accessed 22 Sep 2020
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 7 years)
Note: 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. Source: Wikipedia
Death of a maternal grandfatherBarend Stephanus van der Merwe
September 11, 1896 (aged 17 years) Age: 64 years
Cause: murder by gunshot (after inquest)
Citation details: Death registration: Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (11 Sep 1896), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939Z-PB81-C?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-HQR%3A139966501%2C139965702 : 21 August 2017), 1896 > Cradock > image 238 of 428; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 11 Oct 2020
Date of entry in original source: September 11, 1896
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Death registration: Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (17 Sep 1896), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939Z-PB81-C?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-HQR%3A139966501%2C139965702 : 21 August 2017), 1896 > Cradock > image 238 of 428; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 11 Oct 2020
Date of entry in original source: September 17, 1896
Quality of data: primary evidence
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Text:

† "Brakfontein", dist. Cradock 11.9.1896

Citation details: Death notice: Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (1896), MOOC 6/9/358 #2612, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-FSJ7-B?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8T%3A1598092308 : 12 September 2017), 007844969 > image 9 of 2176; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 25 June 2019
Text:

op de plaats Brakfontein

Death place: Barend Stephanus VAN DER MERWE (1832-1896)

The death registrations indicate place of death as Dassieskloof with an intention to bury on Brakfontein his normal place of residence.

MarriageHendrik Paul WelgemoedView this family
December 14, 1896 Husband: 27 years Wife: 18 years
Address: NGK
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Citation details: Marriage: Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED and Elizabeth Margaretha WELGEMOED (1896), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-G9KZ-L?i=910&cat=994807 : accessed 9 Aug 2019
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth Margaretha Welgemoed
about 1897 (aged 18 years)
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Residence 1899 (aged 20 years)
Citation details: Baptism: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1899), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKX-97QD-Q?cc=1478678 : 2 March 2021), > image 1 of 1; State Archives, Cape Province : accessed 2 Mar 2021
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 22 years)

Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: Wikipedia
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 23 years)

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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 23 years)

Note: 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. Source: Wikipedia
Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 23 years)

Note: 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. Source: Wikipedia
Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 25 years)

Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: Wikipedia
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 27 years)

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

Note: Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia
Death of a paternal grandfatherAndries Jacobus Welgemoed
July 24, 1911 (aged 32 years) Age: 81 years
Address: Du Plessisstraat, Tarkastad
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Citation details: Death registration Andries Jacobus WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-21988-24930-0?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1911 > Tarka > image 68 of 118; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: July 24, 1911
Text:

apoplexy and senile decay

Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Gravestone: A J WELGEMOED (1830-1911), https://graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3433000 : accessed 8 Jan 2020
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 33 years)

Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban. Source: Wikipedia
Death of a sonDavid Johannes Welgemoed
April 3, 1913 (aged 34 years)
Cause: Inquest verdict: Accidental death from fracture of skull
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Text:

'n Grondwal net buite Tarkastad op die Queenstown pad val op David en hy versmoor.

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Death registration David Johannes WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-21986-19722-34?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1913 > Tarka > image 40 of 116; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: April 3, 1913
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Death registration: David Johannes WELGEMOED (1913), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G56W-XQ6?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8M3%3A142477501%2C142185201 : 10 June 2019), Year Unknown > Tarka > image 47 of 316; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 22 Sep 2020
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 39 years)

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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 39 years)

Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world. Source: Wikipedia
Death of a half-brotherBarend Jacobus Welgemoed
September 13, 1923 (aged 44 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Barend Jacobus WELGEMOED (1923), MOOC 6/9/2523 #2502, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BY-19T7?cc=2517051&wc=WVWM-9F8%3A1598032430 : 11 October 2018), 007731736 > image 361 of 834; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 22 Sep 2020
Death of a husbandHendrik Paul Welgemoed
March 11, 1925 (aged 46 years)
Citation details: Death registration Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22061-11147-56?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1925 > Tarka > image 52 of 138; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: March 12, 1925
Quality of data: primary evidence
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Citation details: Death registration: Hendrik Paul WELGEMOED (1925), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-G56W-X9C?cc=1779109&wc=Q81G-8M3%3A142477501%2C142185201 : 10 June 2019), Year Unknown > Tarka > image 48 of 316; National Archives, Pretoria : accessed 18 Sep 2020
Death of a fatherDavid Johannes Welgemoed
June 30, 1925 (aged 46 years) Age: 69 years 6 months
Address: Buxton, District Stockenstrom
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Citation details: Death registration David Johannes WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-22061-14251-50?cc=1779109 : accessed 11 October 2015), 1925 > Stockenstrom > image 111 of 240; National Archives, Pretoria.
Date of entry in original source: July 1, 1925
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Death notice: David Johan WELGEMOED (1925), MOOC 6/9/2820 #8439/1925, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BK-Y7MJ?i=792&cat=331262 : accessed 20 Feb 2017
Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 50 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century. Source: Wikipedia
War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 66 years)

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Death March 25, 1940 (aged 61 years)
Address: Greystraat
Cause of death: Carcinoma of Stomach
Citation details: Death registration Elizabeth Margariet WELGEMOED: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159394-92778-1?cc=1779109 : accessed 26 September 2015), 1940 > Tarka > image 26 of 96; National Archives, Pretoria.
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