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Abraham Hercules le Roux

Name
Abraham Hercules le Roux
Given names
Abraham Hercules
Surname
le Roux
MarriageJacoba Jacomina BruwerView this family
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Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
War from 1789 to 1799

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795

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Note: 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 March 5, 1797

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

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Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812

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Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820

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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
Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a daughter
#1
Jacoba Jacomina le Roux
November 23, 1830
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
Historical Event 1835

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Town founded 1844

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a childHendrik Schalk TheronJacoba Jacomina le RouxView this family
July 10, 1848
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

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Arnoldus Theron
July 15, 1849
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

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
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g2.
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Jacoba Jacomina Theron
April 24, 1852

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
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

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g4.
Birth of a grandson
#5
Petrus Jacobus Theron
May 15, 1856

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
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p375, b4c7d1e4f3g5.
Birth of a granddaughter
#6
Martha Magdalena Theron
May 18, 1858

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

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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
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

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
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

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
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

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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
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

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g9.
Economic Event 1865
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Note: Economic depression
Baptism of a granddaughterElsje Johanna Theron
January 1, 1865
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

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
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g10.
Economic Event 1867
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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

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
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g11.
Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Elizabeth Magdalena Theron
November 23, 1870

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
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
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g12.
Birth of a grandson
#13
Stephanus Jacobus Theron
July 27, 1872

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
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g13.
Economic Event September 1873
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Marriage of a grandchildThomas Arnoldus TheronRosina Elizabeth MeyerView this family
August 7, 1876
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

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

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Note: First Boer War
Epidemic February 1, 1901

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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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

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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
Baptism of a grandsonHendrik Wilhelm Theron
December 25, 1876
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p379, b4c7d1e4f3g14.
Economic Event 1881
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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
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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 daughterJacoba Jacomina le Roux
December 14, 1903
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
Epidemic February 1904

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Abraham Hercules le Roux and Jacoba Jacomina Bruwer:

      1. Jacoba Jacomina le Roux (18301903)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Jacoba Jacomina le Roux, daughter of Abraham Hercules le Roux and Jacoba Jacomina Bruwer, 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. She married Hendrik Schalk Theron, son of Thomas Francois Theron and Martha Magdalena van der Merwe, on July 10, 1848 in Winburg, Free State. He was born on August 10, 1823 and died on July 1, 1896 in Leeuwfontein, Winburg, Free State at the age of 72.

      Children of Jacoba Jacomina le Roux and Hendrik Schalk Theron:

      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)
  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.