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Lourens Francois TheronAge: 85 years18911976

Name
Lourens Francois Theron
Given names
Lourens Francois
Surname
Theron
Birth August 18, 1891 28 24

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h3.
Baptism October 4, 1891 (Age 47 days)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h3.
Birth of a brotherAbraham Hercules Theron
April 3, 1893 (Age 19 months)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h4.
Baptism of a brotherAbraham Hercules Theron
May 7, 1893 (Age 20 months)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h4.
Birth of a brotherThomas Francois Theron
September 25, 1894 (Age 3 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h5.
Baptism of a brotherThomas Francois Theron
October 14, 1894 (Age 3 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h5.
Death of a paternal grandfatherHendrik Schalk Theron
July 1, 1896 (Age 4 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
Birth of a sisterJacoba Jacomina Theron
April 2, 1897 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h6.
Death of a sisterJacoba Jacomina Theron
1897 (Age 5 years)

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

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h7.
Birth of a brotherJacobus Stephanus Theron
October 13, 1900 (Age 9 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g8h8.
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 8 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 sisterJacoba Jacomina Theron
April 18, 1897 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h6.
Baptism of a brotherWillem Petrus Theron
February 19, 1899 (Age 7 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h7.
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 9 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
Baptism of a brotherJacobus Stephanus Theron
June 23, 1901 (Age 9 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g8h8.
Death of a paternal grandmotherJacoba Jacomina le Roux
December 14, 1903 (Age 12 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 12 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Death of a maternal grandfatherLourens Francois Erasmus
December 19, 1905 (Age 14 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
Death of a motherGezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus
January 25, 1906 (Age 14 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.
Epidemic 1906 (Age 14 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 18 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 20 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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 fatherAbraham Hercules Theron
January 23, 1914 (Age 22 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 22 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 26 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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
Death of a brotherWillem Petrus Theron
February 18, 1924 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h7.
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 38 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Death of a maternal grandmotherJohanna Catharina Geertruida Erasmus
June 18, 1940 (Age 48 years) Age: 99 years 5 months
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
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
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 48 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War II
Death of a brotherAbraham Hercules Theron
November 19, 1953 (Age 62 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h4.
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 69 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 69 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Death of a brotherJacobus Stephanus Theron
June 2, 1970 (Age 78 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p378, b4c7d1e4f3g8h8.
Death of a brotherHendrik Schalk Theron
July 25, 1973 (Age 81 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h1.
Death of a brotherThomas Francois Theron
March 11, 1976 (Age 84 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h5.
Death October 9, 1976 (Age 85 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p376, b4c7d1e4f3g8h3.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Lourens Francois Theron, son of Abraham Hercules Theron and Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus, was born on August 18, 1891 and died on October 9, 1976 in Hoopstad, Free State at the age of 85.