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Gideon Johannes TheronAge: 89 years18611950

Name
Gideon Johannes Theron
Given names
Gideon Johannes
Surname
Theron
Birth April 7, 1861 34 30
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p254, b4c5d1e1f1g6.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Gideon Johannes THERON (1950), MOOC 6/9/17588 #5300/50, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91S-T7RP-L?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-95P%3A1598052305 : 12 June 2018), 007734696 > image 640 of 1545; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Apr 2020
Baptism June 2, 1861 (Age 56 days)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p254, b4c5d1e1f1g6.
Birth of a brotherBarend Bartholomeus Theron
January 24, 1863 (Age 21 months)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g7.
Number of childrenSusanna Elizabeth du ToitView this family
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Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Elisabeth DU TOIT (1937), MOOC 6/9/4922 #54863, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-7FLK?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9YC%3A1598052367 : 12 June 2018), 007735692 > image 591 of 1535; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Apr 2020
Baptism of a brotherBarend Bartholomeus Theron
March 1, 1863 (Age 22 months)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g7.
Birth of a brotherDaniël Theron
March 8, 1864 (Age 2 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g8.
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
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 brotherDaniël Theron
May 22, 1864 (Age 3 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g8.
Economic Event 1865 (Age 3 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Birth of a sisterMagdalena Elizabeth Theron
April 20, 1866 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g9.
Baptism of a sisterMagdalena Elizabeth Theron
June 3, 1866 (Age 5 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g9.
Economic Event 1867 (Age 5 years)
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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 brotherCharl David Theron
October 10, 1869 (Age 8 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g10.
Baptism of a brotherCharl David Theron
December 19, 1869 (Age 8 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g10.
Birth of a sisterElsie Johanna Theron
May 8, 1871 (Age 10 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p256, b4c5d1e1f1g11.
Baptism of a sisterElsie Johanna Theron
June 11, 1871 (Age 10 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p256, b4c5d1e1f1g11.
Birth of a brotherSchalk Jacobus Theron
May 22, 1873 (Age 12 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p256, b4c5d1e1f1g12.
Baptism of a brotherSchalk Jacobus Theron
June 29, 1873 (Age 12 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p256, b4c5d1e1f1g12.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 12 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Birth of a sisterMaria Margaretha Theron
December 15, 1874 (Age 13 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p256, b4c5d1e1f1g13.
Baptism of a sisterMaria Margaretha Theron
February 28, 1875 (Age 13 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p256, b4c5d1e1f1g13.
Death of a sisterHester Jacoba Maria Theron
July 5, 1875 (Age 14 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5d1e1f1g3.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 19 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 19 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
Death of a paternal grandmotherHester Jacoba Maria Burger
March 31, 1884 (Age 22 years) Age: 77 years
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5d1e1.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Jacoba Maria BURGER (1884), MOOC 6/9/207 #8335/1884, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-HSZM-9?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ1%3A1598082390 : 12 September 2017), 007844953 > image 548 of 2154; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Economic Event 1886 (Age 24 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.
MarriageSusanna Elizabeth du ToitView this family
November 5, 1888 (Age 27 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p254, b4c5d1e1f1g6.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Elisabeth DU TOIT (1937), MOOC 6/9/4922 #54863, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-7FLK?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9YC%3A1598052367 : 12 June 2018), 007735692 > image 591 of 1535; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Apr 2020
Death of a fatherPieter Andreas Theron
November 17, 1895 (Age 34 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5d1e1f1.
Marriage of a siblingCharl David TheronFrida Magdalena StahlView this family
April 5, 1898 (Age 36 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g10.
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 39 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 38 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Second Boer War
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 42 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Death of a sisterMagdalena Elizabeth Theron
1905 (Age 43 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g9.
Epidemic 1906 (Age 44 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 49 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 50 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 brotherCharl David Theron
October 10, 1918 (Age 57 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g10.
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 53 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 56 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 68 years)

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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 brotherDaniël Theron
June 24, 1933 (Age 72 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p255, b4c5d1e1f1g8.
Death of a wifeSusanna Elizabeth du Toit
May 7, 1937 (Age 76 years) Age: 79 years 1 month
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Elisabeth DU TOIT (1937), MOOC 6/9/4922 #54863, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91Q-7FLK?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9YC%3A1598052367 : 12 June 2018), 007735692 > image 591 of 1535; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Apr 2020
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 78 years)

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Note: World War II
Death of a brotherPieter Andries Theron
May 11, 1950 (Age 89 years) Age: 91 years 5 months
Address: Bourke street, no 4
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p253, b4c5d1e1f1g5.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Andries THERON (1950), MOOC 6/9/17135 #2630/50, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C913-8F1G?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-9P2%3A1598042366 : 11 October 2018), 007734656 > image 664 of 1727; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Nov 2019
Death August 23, 1950 (Age 89 years) Age: 89 years 4 months
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p254, b4c5d1e1f1g6.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Gideon Johannes THERON (1950), MOOC 6/9/17588 #5300/50, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91S-T7RP-L?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-95P%3A1598052305 : 12 June 2018), 007734696 > image 640 of 1545; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Apr 2020
  1. Generation 1
    1. Gideon Johannes Theron, son of Pieter Andreas Theron and Magdalena Elizabeth Nieuwoudt, was born on April 7, 1861 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on August 23, 1950 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 89. He married Susanna Elizabeth du Toit (sister-in-law), daughter of Petrus Jacobus du Toit and Louisa Maria Grobbelaar, on November 5, 1888 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on March 26, 1858 and died on May 7, 1937 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 79.

      Gideon Johannes Theron and Susanna Elizabeth du Toit had none children.