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Elsabé Cecilia “Elsje” Theron1822

Name
Elsabé Cecilia “Elsje” Theron
Given names
Elsabé Cecilia
Surname
Theron
Nickname
Elsje
Married name
Elsabé Cecilia van der Merwe
Birth October 9, 1822 32 28

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e8.
Baptism November 3, 1822 (Age 25 days)
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 2 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e9.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 2 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 3 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 4 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 4 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 12 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a half-sisterCecilia Catharina Theron
August 27, 1836 (Age 13 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18e1.
Marriage of a siblingThomas Arnoldus TheronHendrina Johanna van der MerweView this family
May 23, 1842 (Age 19 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 20 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e3.
Town founded 1844 (Age 21 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 26 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 33 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 35 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 34 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 40 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 38 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 42 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 44 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 47 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18e2.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 50 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 58 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 58 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 60 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Economic Event 1886 (Age 63 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 64 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 70 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Death of a brotherThomas Arnoldus Theron
September 14, 1900 (Age 77 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e7.
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 78 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 77 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 29 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 31 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
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 81 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 83 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 87 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 89 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 91 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 95 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 106 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
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 116 years)

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Note: World War II
  1. Generation 1
    1. Elsabé Cecilia “Elsje” Theron, daughter of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Louisa Jacoba Meyer, was born on October 9, 1822.