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Willem Petrus TheronAge: 25 years18991924

Name
Willem Petrus Theron
Given names
Willem Petrus
Surname
Theron
Birth January 15, 1899 36 31

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h7.
Baptism February 19, 1899 (Age 35 days)
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 20 months)

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

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 8 months)

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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
Never marriedyes

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h7.
Baptism of a brotherJacobus Stephanus Theron
June 23, 1901 (Age 2 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 4 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3.
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 5 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Death of a maternal grandfatherLourens Francois Erasmus
December 19, 1905 (Age 6 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 7 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 6 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 11 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 12 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 fatherAbraham Hercules Theron
January 23, 1914 (Age 15 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 15 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 18 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
Death February 18, 1924 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p377, b4c7d1e4f3g8h7.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Willem Petrus Theron, son of Abraham Hercules Theron and Gezina Cornelia Dorothea Erasmus, was born on January 15, 1899 and died on February 18, 1924 in Pretoria, Gauteng at the age of 25.