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Gertruida Jacoba Elizabeth FourieAge: 77 years18781956

Name
Gertruida Jacoba Elizabeth Fourie
Given names
Gertruida Jacoba Elizabeth
Surname
Fourie
Married name
Gertruida Jacoba Elizabeth Theron
Birth April 22, 1878 42

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p337, b4c5d10e13f9.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 2 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Death of a motherCornelia Hester Snyman
March 26, 1887 (Age 8 years)
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Citation details: Death notice: Cornelia Hester SNYMAN (1887), TAB MHG #0/3505, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS92-87L9-3?cc=2520237&wc=Q6NX-RBG%3A1590242316 : 14 February 2019), 007805480 > image 1212 of 1221; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 15 May 2020
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 22 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 21 years)

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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
Economic Event 1881 (Age 2 years)
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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 (Age 7 years)
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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.
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 25 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
MarriageAdam Marthinus Christoffel TheronView this family
February 28, 1905 (Age 26 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p337, b4c5d10e13f9.
Epidemic 1906 (Age 27 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 32 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 33 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
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 36 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 39 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
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 51 years)

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 61 years)

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Note: World War II
Death of a husbandAdam Marthinus Christoffel Theron
February 6, 1955 (Age 76 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p337, b4c5d10e13f9.
Death March 10, 1956 (Age 77 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p337, b4c5d10e13f9.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gertruida Jacoba Elizabeth Fourie, daughter of Lambertus Nicolaas Fourie and Cornelia Hester Snyman, was born on April 22, 1878 and died on March 10, 1956 at the age of 77. She married Adam Marthinus Christoffel Theron, son of Barend Cornelis Theron and Jacoba Johanna Stander, on February 28, 1905 in Pretoria, Gauteng. He was born on March 24, 1876 in Burgersdorp, Eastern Cape and died on February 6, 1955 in De Kroon, at the age of 78.