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Maria Susanna TheronAge: 61 years18251887

Name
Maria Susanna Theron
Given names
Maria Susanna
Surname
Theron
Married name
Maria Susanna Cloete
Birth September 2, 1825 35 31

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e9.
Baptism October 9, 1825 (Age 37 days)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e9.
Economic Event 1825

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Birth of a brotherJan Abraham Theron
June 14, 1827 (Age 21 months)

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 22 months)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 9 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a half-sisterCecilia Catharina Theron
August 27, 1836 (Age 10 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 16 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 17 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e3.
Town founded 1844 (Age 18 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 23 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 30 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 32 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 31 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 37 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 35 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
Death of a brotherJacobus Johannes Theron
December 9, 1869 (Age 44 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18e2.
Marriage of a siblingJan Abraham TheronEngela Catharina de VilliersView this family
after 1883 (Age 57 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 26 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 28 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
Economic Event 1865 (Age 39 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 41 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
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 47 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 55 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 55 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 60 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 August 1887 (Age 61 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e9.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Maria Susanna Theron, daughter of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Louisa Jacoba Meyer, was born on September 2, 1825 and died in August 1887 at the age of 61.