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Martha Magdalena van der Merwe1799

Name
Martha Magdalena van der Merwe
Given names
Martha Magdalena
Surname
van der Merwe
Married name
Martha Magdalena Theron
Birth June 8, 1799 39 35

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4.
Baptism November 10, 1799 (Age 5 months)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4.
War from 1789 to 1799

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French Revolution
Birth of a sisterAletta Jacoba van der Merwe
March 1801 (Age 20 months)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e1f10.
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 9 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 12 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Marriage of a siblingWillem Jacobus van der MerweAnna Susanna DavelView this family
March 28, 1813 (Age 13 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p570, b2c13d2e1f4.
Marriage of a siblingBarend Jacobus BurgerJohanna Maria van der MerweView this family
May 2, 1813 (Age 13 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p236, b4c1d11e5.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e1f2.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p571, b2c13d2e1f6.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 3 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Napoleonic Wars
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 19 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Cradock is founded
MarriageThomas Francois TheronView this family
October 4, 1819 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4.
Birth of a son
#1
Jacobus Arnoldus Theron
July 1, 1820 (Age 21 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f1.
Historical Event 1820 (Age 20 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: 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
Baptism of a sonJacobus Arnoldus Theron
September 5, 1820 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f1.
Marriage of a siblingAndries Jacobus “Dowe Andries” BurgerAletta Jacoba van der MerweView this family
December 3, 1820 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p571, b2c13d2e1f4g9.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e5.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e1f10.
Marriage of a siblingWillem Jacobus van der MerweAnna Sophia van der MerweView this family
February 8, 1821 (Age 21 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p570, b2c13d2e1f4.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Martha Magdalena Theron
February 28, 1822 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f2.
Baptism of a daughterMartha Magdalena Theron
March 24, 1822 (Age 22 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f2.
Birth of a son
#3
Hendrik Schalk Theron
August 10, 1823 (Age 24 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
Baptism of a sonHendrik Schalk Theron
August 10, 1823 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
Marriage of a siblingWillem Jacobus van der MerweMaria Aletta PienaarView this family
February 6, 1825 (Age 25 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p570, b2c13d2e1f4.
Birth of a son
#4
Petrus Jacobus Theron
May 25, 1825 (Age 25 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p379, b4c7d1e4f4.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 25 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Baptism of a sonPetrus Jacobus Theron
June 6, 1825 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p379, b4c7d1e4f4.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Elsje Johanna Theron
June 16, 1827 (Age 28 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p383, b4c7d1e4f5.
Baptism of a daughterElsje Johanna Theron
September 16, 1827 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p383, b4c7d1e4f5.
Death of a motherMartha Magdalena Lubbe
October 10, 1827 (Age 28 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2e1.
Birth of a daughter
#6
Elisabeth Magdalena Theron
April 15, 1830 (Age 30 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p383, b4c7d1e4f6.
Baptism of a daughterElisabeth Magdalena Theron
June 6, 1830 (Age 30 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p383, b4c7d1e4f6.
Birth of a daughter
#7
Johanna Margaretha Theron
December 20, 1833 (Age 34 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p383, b4c7d1e4f7.
Baptism of a daughterJohanna Margaretha Theron
March 31, 1834 (Age 34 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p383, b4c7d1e4f7.
Death of a paternal grandfatherPetrus van der Merwe
September 18, 1834 (Age 35 years) Age: 95 years 4 months 24 days

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Petrus VAN DER MERWE (1834), MOOC 6/9/3 #450/1834, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-67N4?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZD%3A1598082364 : 12 September 2017), 007844934 > image 500 of 2202; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Historical Event 1835 (Age 35 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a fatherHendrik Schalk van der Merwe
January 21, 1838 (Age 38 years) Age: 77 years 11 months 15 days
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2e1.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Hendrik Schalk VAN DER MERWE (1838), MOOC 6/9/12 #2585/1838, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M99V-F?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 640 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Town founded 1844 (Age 44 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a childHendrik Schalk TheronJacoba Jacomina le RouxView this family
July 10, 1848 (Age 49 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
Birth of a grandson
#1
Thomas Arnoldus Theron
June 21, 1849 (Age 50 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
Marriage of a childWillem Jacobus BurgerElisabeth Magdalena TheronView this family
June 25, 1849 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2e2f2g5.
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p383, b4c7d1e4f6.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1911), MOOC 6/9/662 #740/1911, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-ZK6M?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZS%3A1598082362 : 28 September 2018), 007844931 > image 2120 of 2183; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Citation details: Marriage: Willem Jacobus BURGER and Elizabeth Magdalena THERON (1849), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSJG-TRWL?i=374&cat=244034 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Arnoldus Theron
July 15, 1849 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
Birth of a grandson
#2
Abraham Hercules Theron
June 1, 1851 (Age 51 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g2.
Baptism of a grandsonAbraham Hercules Theron
July 6, 1851 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g2.
Marriage of a childPetrus Jacobus TheronElsje Johanna TheronView this family
January 19, 1852 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p379, b4c7d1e4f4.
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p384, b4c7d1e7f4.
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Jacoba Jacomina Theron
April 24, 1852 (Age 52 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g3.
Baptism of a granddaughterJacoba Jacomina Theron
May 8, 1852 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g3.
Birth of a grandson
#4
Hendrik Schalk Theron
January 5, 1855 (Age 55 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g4.
Marriage of a childPetrus Jacobus TheronAnna Christina du PlessisView this family
December 24, 1855 (Age 56 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p379, b4c7d1e4f4.
Death of a husbandThomas Francois Theron
April 11, 1856 (Age 56 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4.
Birth of a grandson
#5
Petrus Jacobus Theron
May 15, 1856 (Age 56 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g5.
Baptism of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Theron
June 15, 1856 (Age 57 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g5.
Death of a sisterJohanna Maria van der Merwe
May 8, 1858 (Age 58 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p571, b2c13d2e1f6.
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Martha Magdalena Theron
May 18, 1858 (Age 58 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g6.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 57 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Baptism of a granddaughterMartha Magdalena Theron
December 19, 1858 (Age 59 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g6.
Birth of a grandson
#7
Hendrik Schalk Jacobus Theron
July 12, 1860 (Age 61 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g7.
Baptism of a grandsonHendrik Schalk Jacobus Theron
July 27, 1860 (Age 61 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g7.
Death of a grandsonAbraham Hercules Theron
June 10, 1861 (Age 62 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g2.
Birth of a grandson
#8
Abraham Hercules Theron
November 23, 1862 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Abraham Hercules THERON (1914), VAB MHG T1085, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-JV7S?i=1415&cat=195564 : accessed 3 Oct 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 61 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Note: American Civil War: 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
Baptism of a grandsonAbraham Hercules Theron
February 15, 1863 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8.
Birth of a granddaughter
#9
Elsje Johanna Theron
November 25, 1864 (Age 65 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g9.
Economic Event 1865 (Age 65 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Baptism of a granddaughterElsje Johanna Theron
January 1, 1865 (Age 65 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g9.
Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Cecilia Maria Theron
July 13, 1866 (Age 67 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g10.
Baptism of a granddaughterCecilia Maria Theron
October 7, 1866 (Age 67 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g10.
Economic Event 1867 (Age 67 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: 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
Birth of a grandson
#11
Jacobus Arnoldus Stephanus Theron
October 30, 1868 (Age 69 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g11.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Arnoldus Stephanus Theron
December 6, 1868 (Age 69 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g11.
Death of a sisterAletta Jacoba van der Merwe
December 28, 1868 (Age 69 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e1f10.
Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Elizabeth Magdalena Theron
November 23, 1870 (Age 71 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g12.
Marriage of a grandchildThomas Arnoldus TheronBarbara Wilhelmina KokView this family
December 26, 1870 (Age 71 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Kok, p367, b4c4d1e3.
Baptism of a granddaughterElizabeth Magdalena Theron
January 1, 1871 (Age 71 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g12.
Death of a brotherWillem Jacobus van der Merwe
November 15, 1871 (Age 72 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p570, b2c13d2e1f4.
Birth of a grandson
#13
Stephanus Jacobus Theron
July 27, 1872 (Age 73 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g13.
Baptism of a grandsonStephanus Jacobus Theron
October 5, 1872 (Age 73 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g13.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 74 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Marriage of a grandchildThomas Arnoldus TheronRosina Elizabeth MeyerView this family
August 7, 1876 (Age 77 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
Birth of a grandson
#14
Hendrik Wilhelm Theron
November 11, 1876 (Age 77 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p379, b4c7d1e4f3g14.
Baptism of a grandsonHendrik Wilhelm Theron
December 25, 1876 (Age 77 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p379, b4c7d1e4f3g14.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 81 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 81 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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
Economic Event 1886 (Age 86 years)
Source: Wikipedia
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.
Death of a sonHendrik Schalk Theron
July 1, 1896 (Age 97 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 101 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
Death of a sonPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 15, 1901 (Age 102 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p379, b4c7d1e4f4.
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 100 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 52 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902 (Age 54 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 104 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 106 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 110 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 112 years)

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
Death of a grandsonAbraham Hercules Theron
January 23, 1914 (Age 114 years) Age: 51 years 3 months
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Abraham Hercules THERON (1914), VAB MHG T1085, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-JV7S?i=1415&cat=195564 : accessed 3 Oct 2018
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 115 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 118 years)

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Note: Spanish flu: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Martha Magdalena van der Merwe, daughter of Hendrik Schalk van der Merwe and Martha Magdalena Lubbe, was born on June 8, 1799. She married Thomas Francois Theron (brother-in-law’s brother-in-law), son of Jacobus Arnoldus Theron and Elsabé Johanna Duvenhage, on October 4, 1819 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on April 17, 1797 and died on April 11, 1856 in Winburg, Free State at the age of 58.

      Children of Martha Magdalena van der Merwe and Thomas Francois Theron:

      1. Jacobus Arnoldus Theron (1820)
      2. Martha Magdalena Theron (1822)
      3. Hendrik Schalk Theron (18231896)
      4. Petrus Jacobus Theron (18251901)
      5. Elsje Johanna Theron (1827)
      6. Elisabeth Magdalena Theron (1830)
      7. Johanna Margaretha Theron (1833)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Hendrik Schalk Theron, son of Thomas Francois Theron and Martha Magdalena van der Merwe, was born on August 10, 1823 and died on July 1, 1896 in Leeuwfontein, Winburg, Free State at the age of 72. He married Jacoba Jacomina le Roux, daughter of Abraham Hercules le Roux and Jacoba Jacomina Bruwer, on July 10, 1848 in Winburg, Free State. She was born on November 23, 1830 in Swellendam, Western Cape and died on December 14, 1903 in Leeuwfontein, Winburg, Free State at the age of 73.

      Children of Hendrik Schalk Theron and Jacoba Jacomina le Roux:

      1. Thomas Arnoldus Theron (18491925)
      2. Abraham Hercules Theron (18511861)
      3. Jacoba Jacomina Theron (1852)
      4. Hendrik Schalk Theron (1855)
      5. Petrus Jacobus Theron (1856)
      6. Martha Magdalena Theron (1858)
      7. Hendrik Schalk Jacobus Theron (1860)
      8. Abraham Hercules Theron (18621914)
      9. Elsje Johanna Theron (1864)
      10. Cecilia Maria Theron (18661936)
      11. Jacobus Arnoldus Stephanus Theron (18681943)
      12. Elizabeth Magdalena Theron (18701935)
      13. Stephanus Jacobus Theron (18721957)
      14. Hendrik Wilhelm Theron (1876)
    2. Petrus Jacobus Theron, son of Thomas Francois Theron and Martha Magdalena van der Merwe, was born on May 25, 1825 and died on July 15, 1901 in Winburg, Free State at the age of 76. He married 2 times. The first time he married Elsje Johanna Theron (first cousin), daughter of Jacobus Arnoldus Theron and Elsabé Magdalena Liebenberg, on January 19, 1852 in Winburg, Free State. She was born on May 25, 1833. The second time he married Anna Christina du Plessis (mother’s great-aunt’s husband’s great-niece), daughter of Pieter Georg du Plessis and Helena Elizabeth du Plessis, on December 24, 1855 in Bloemfontein, Free State. She was born on December 21, 1835 in Worcester, Western Cape and died on July 22, 1904 in Winburg, Free State at the age of 68.

    3. Elisabeth Magdalena Theron, daughter of Thomas Francois Theron and Martha Magdalena van der Merwe, was born on April 15, 1830. She married Willem Jacobus Burger (first cousin), son of Barend Jacobus Johannes Burger and Jacoba Johanna Theron, on June 25, 1849 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on January 17, 1829 in Vleiplaats, Dist. Murraysburg, Western Cape and died on January 27, 1911 in Murraysburg, Western Cape at the age of 82.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Thomas Arnoldus Theron, son of Hendrik Schalk Theron and Jacoba Jacomina le Roux, was born on June 21, 1849 and died on November 24, 1925 in Fouriesburg, Free State at the age of 76. He married 3 times. The first time he married Barbara Wilhelmina Kok (aunt’s second cousin’s daughter), daughter of Johan Andreas Kok and Cornelia Johanna Koch, on December 26, 1870 in Winburg, Free State. She was born in 1852 in Robertson, Western Cape and died on August 13, 1875 in Bloemhoek, Bethlehem, Free State at the age of 23. The second time he married Rosina Elizabeth Meyer, daughter of Gert Hendrik Meyer and Anna Susanna Mulder, on August 7, 1876 in Winburg, Free State. She was born in 1860 in Winburg, Free State and died on July 12, 1919 in Bloemhoek, Fouriesburg, Free State at the age of 59. The third time he married Martha Margaretha Ferreira, daughter of Anthonie Michael Ferreira and Susara Elizabeth van Rooyen, on January 1, 1920 in Fouriesburg, Free State. She was born on October 15, 1856 and died on June 13, 1929 in Kingston, Dist. Edenville, Free State at the age of 72.

      Children of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Barbara Wilhelmina Kok:

      1. Cornelia Johanna Theron (1871)
      2. Hendrik Schalk Theron (18731967)
      3. Barbara Wilhelmina Theron (18751934)

      Children of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Rosina Elizabeth Meyer:

      1. Gerrit Hendrik Theron (18771936)
      2. Thomas Arnoldus Theron (18781901)
      3. Anna Susanna Theron (1880)
      4. Jacoba Jacomina Theron (1882)
      5. Rosina Elizabeth Theron (1884)
      6. Abraham Herklaas Theron (1886)
      7. Johanna Catharina “Hannie” Theron (18901953)
      8. Jacobus Stephanus Theron (18941931)
      9. Jeanetta Frederika Theron (1896)
    2. Abraham Hercules Theron, son of Hendrik Schalk Theron and Jacoba Jacomina le Roux, was born on November 23, 1862 in Dist. Winburg, Free State and died on January 23, 1914 in Lesingkop, Hoopstad, Free State at the age of 51. He married 2 times. The first time he married Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus (wife’s first cousin), daughter of Lourens Francois Erasmus and Johanna Catharina Geertruida Erasmus. The second time he married Gesina Cornelia Dorothea Ersamus (wife’s first cousin), daughter of Christoffel Johannes Erasmus and Susanna Abigail Elizabeth Jacomina Nel.

      Children of Abraham Hercules Theron and Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus:

      1. Hendrik Schalk Theron (18871973)
      2. Johanna Catharina Gertruida Theron (1889)
      3. Lourens Francois Theron (18911976)
      4. Abraham Hercules Theron (18931953)
      5. Thomas Francois Theron (18941976)
      6. Jacoba Jacomina Theron (18971897)
      7. Willem Petrus Theron (18991924)
      8. Jacobus Stephanus Theron (19001970)
      9. Private

      Abraham Hercules Theron and Gesina Cornelia Dorothea Ersamus had 1 child.