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Gezina Cornelia Dorothea ErasmusAge: 38 years18671906

Name
Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus
Given names
Gezina Cornelia Dorothea
Surname
Erasmus
Married name
Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Theron
Birth February 25, 1867 29 26
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: Gezina Cornelia Dorothea ERASMUS (1906), VAB MHG T854, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-JVKG?i=407&cat=195564 : accessed 3 Oct 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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.
Economic Event 1867
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
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Susanna Smit
October 5, 1869 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p418, a4b3c5d5e3f1.
Death of a maternal grandfatherWillem Petrus Erasmus
1873 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Vol. 2, D-G (1989) ISBN: -
Citation details: Erasmus, p220, b3c9d1e9.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 13 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Boer War
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902

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
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 6 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Economic Event 1881 (Age 13 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 18 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.
Birth of a son
#1
Hendrik Schalk Theron
September 21, 1887 (Age 20 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h1.
Baptism of a sonHendrik Schalk Theron
October 30, 1887 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h1.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Johanna Catharina Gertruida Theron
March 21, 1889 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h2.
Baptism of a daughterJohanna Catharina Gertruida Theron
April 21, 1889 (Age 22 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h2.
Birth of a son
#3
Lourens Francois Theron
August 18, 1891 (Age 24 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h3.
Baptism of a sonLourens Francois Theron
October 4, 1891 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h3.
Birth of a son
#4
Abraham Hercules Theron
April 3, 1893 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h4.
Baptism of a sonAbraham Hercules Theron
May 7, 1893 (Age 26 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h4.
Birth of a son
#5
Thomas Francois Theron
September 25, 1894 (Age 27 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h5.
Baptism of a sonThomas Francois Theron
October 14, 1894 (Age 27 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h5.
Birth of a daughter
#6
Jacoba Jacomina Theron
April 2, 1897 (Age 30 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h6.
Death of a daughterJacoba Jacomina Theron
1897 (Age 29 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h6.
Baptism of a daughterJacoba Jacomina Theron
April 18, 1897 (Age 30 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h6.
Birth of a son
#7
Willem Petrus Theron
January 15, 1899 (Age 31 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h7.
Baptism of a sonWillem Petrus Theron
February 19, 1899 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h7.
Birth of a son
#8
Jacobus Stephanus Theron
October 13, 1900 (Age 33 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g8h8.
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 33 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 32 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Baptism of a sonJacobus Stephanus Theron
June 23, 1901 (Age 34 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g8h8.
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 36 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Death of a fatherLourens Francois Erasmus
December 19, 1905 (Age 38 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Lourens Francois ERASMUS (1905), VAB MHG #E841/1905, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-DN34-FF?i=103&cat=195564 : accessed 4 Oct 2018
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Catharina Gertruida ERASMUS (1940), VAB MHG 32328/1940, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89L4-HCCL?i=1652&cat=195564 : accessed 4 Oct 2018
Text:

21 DEC 1905

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gezina Cornelia Dorothea ERASMUS (1906), VAB MHG T854, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-JVKG?i=407&cat=195564 : accessed 3 Oct 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Epidemic 1906 (Age 38 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Death January 25, 1906 (Age 38 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: Gezina Cornelia Dorothea ERASMUS (1906), VAB MHG T854, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-JVKG?i=407&cat=195564 : accessed 3 Oct 2018
Citation details: Gravestone: Gezina Cornelia Dorothea ERASMUS (1906), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=919494 : accessed 3 Oct 2018
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
Text:

26 Januari 1906

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: Her death notice is for 25.01.1906 while in her husband's it was recorded as 26.01.1906. Her gravestone (erected by her children, after her death) shows 26.01.1906 as well. Since, the closest reference to her death is her death notice, I will use 25.01.1906.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus, daughter of Lourens Francois Erasmus and Johanna Catharina Geertruida Erasmus, was born on February 25, 1867 in Somerset East, Eastern Cape and died on January 25, 1906 in Brandfort, Free State at the age of 38. She married Abraham Hercules Theron (uncle’s son-in-law), son of Hendrik Schalk Theron and Jacoba Jacomina le Roux.

      Children of Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus and Abraham Hercules Theron:

      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
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Thomas Francois Theron, son of Abraham Hercules Theron and Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus, was born on September 25, 1894 and died on March 11, 1976 in Johannesburg, Gauteng at the age of 81. He married Mathilde Elizabeth Vogel, daughter of Albrecht Vogel.

      Children of Thomas Francois Theron and Mathilde Elizabeth Vogel:

      1. Abraham Hercules Theron (19221977)
      2. Jacob Lourens Lategan Theron (19231980)
      3. Private
      4. Private
      5. Private
      6. Private
      7. Private
  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.