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Thomas Arnoldus TheronAge: 79 years18201900

Name
Thomas Arnoldus Theron
Given names
Thomas Arnoldus
Surname
Theron
Birth November 25, 1820 31 26

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e7.
Baptism December 26, 1820 (Age 31 days)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e7.
Historical Event 1820

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier
Birth of a sisterElsabé Cecilia “Elsje” Theron
October 9, 1822 (Age 22 months)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e8.
Baptism of a sisterElsabé Cecilia “Elsje” Theron
November 3, 1822 (Age 23 months)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e8.
Birth of a sisterMaria Susanna Theron
September 2, 1825 (Age 4 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e9.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 4 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Baptism of a sisterMaria Susanna Theron
October 9, 1825 (Age 4 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e9.
Birth of a brotherJan Abraham Theron
June 14, 1827 (Age 6 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Baptism of a brotherJan Abraham Theron
July 22, 1827 (Age 6 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 14 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a half-sisterCecilia Catharina Theron
August 27, 1836 (Age 15 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18e1.
MarriageHendrina Johanna van der MerweView this family
May 23, 1842 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e7.
Citation details: Marriage: Thomas Arnoldus THERON and Hendrina Johanna VAN DER MERWE (1842), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-NNYR?cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Death of a sisterLouisa Jacoba Theron
January 15, 1843 (Age 22 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e3.
Town founded 1844 (Age 23 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Marriage of a siblingJan Abraham TheronAnna Sophia SwartView this family
July 9, 1849 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Citation details: Marriage: Jan Abram THERON and Anna Sophia SWART (1849), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSJG-T5R2?i=429&cat=244034 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Death of a motherLouisa Jacoba Meyer
November 26, 1855 (Age 35 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18.
Death of a sisterMagdalena Maria Theron
February 13, 1858 (Age 37 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e5.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 36 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Death of a fatherThomas Arnoldus Theron
January 11, 1863 (Age 42 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 40 years)

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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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 44 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 46 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
Death of a brotherJacobus Johannes Theron
December 9, 1869 (Age 49 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18e2.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 52 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 60 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 60 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
Marriage of a siblingJan Abraham TheronEngela Catharina de VilliersView this family
after 1883 (Age 62 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Economic Event 1886 (Age 65 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.
Death of a sisterMaria Susanna Theron
August 1887 (Age 66 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e9.
Death of a brotherJan Abraham Theron
January 4, 1893 (Age 72 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 78 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 31 years)

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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 (Age 33 years)

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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
Death September 14, 1900 (Age 79 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e7.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Thomas Arnoldus Theron, son of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Louisa Jacoba Meyer, was born on November 25, 1820 and died on September 14, 1900 in Lady Grey, Eastern Cape at the age of 79. He married Hendrina Johanna van der Merwe (great-uncle’s niece’s step-daughter), daughter of Hendrik van der Merwe and Martje Pieternella Vorster, on May 23, 1842 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on September 25, 1825 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.