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Jan Abraham TheronAge: 65 years18271893

Name
Jan Abraham Theron
Given names
Jan Abraham
Surname
Theron
Birth June 14, 1827 37 33

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Baptism July 22, 1827 (Age 38 days)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Historical Event 1835 (Age 7 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a half-sisterCecilia Catharina Theron
August 27, 1836 (Age 9 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 14 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 15 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e3.
Town founded 1844 (Age 16 years)

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Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
MarriageAnna Sophia SwartView this family
July 9, 1849 (Age 22 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
Birth of a daughter
#1
Susanna Sophia Theron
June 12, 1850 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f1.
Baptism of a daughterSusanna Sophia Theron
July 8, 1850 (Age 23 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f1.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Louisa Jacoba Theron
October 9, 1851 (Age 24 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f2.
Baptism of a daughterLouisa Jacoba Theron
October 26, 1851 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f2.
Birth of a daughter
#3
Anna Sophia Theron
May 8, 1853 (Age 25 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f3.
Baptism of a daughterAnna Sophia Theron
July 4, 1853 (Age 26 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f3.
Birth of a daughter
#4
Magdalena Maria Theron
May 10, 1854 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f4.
Baptism of a daughterMagdalena Maria Theron
July 3, 1854 (Age 27 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f4.
Death of a motherLouisa Jacoba Meyer
November 26, 1855 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Hendrina Johanna Theron
December 20, 1855 (Age 28 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f5.
Baptism of a daughterHendrina Johanna Theron
January 6, 1856 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f5.
Birth of a son
#6
Thomas Arnoldus Theron
January 17, 1857 (Age 29 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6.
Baptism of a sonThomas Arnoldus Theron
March 15, 1857 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6.
Death of a sisterMagdalena Maria Theron
February 13, 1858 (Age 30 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p94, b2c4d18e5.
Birth of a daughter
#7
Margaretha Cecilia Theron
May 29, 1858 (Age 30 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f7.
Baptism of a daughterMargaretha Cecilia Theron
June 20, 1858 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f7.
Birth of a son
#8
Jan Abraham Theron
June 17, 1859 (Age 32 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f8.
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 29 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Baptism of a sonJan Abraham Theron
July 10, 1859 (Age 32 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f8.
Birth of a daughter
#9
Maria Magdalena Theron
June 23, 1860 (Age 33 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f9.
Baptism of a daughterMaria Magdalena Theron
July 21, 1860 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f9.
Birth of a daughter
#10
Elsie Cecilia Theron
September 14, 1861 (Age 34 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f10.
Baptism of a daughterElsie Cecilia Theron
October 6, 1861 (Age 34 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f10.
Death of a fatherThomas Arnoldus Theron
January 11, 1863 (Age 35 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18.
Birth of a son
#11
Barend Jacobus Theron
April 1, 1863 (Age 35 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f11.
Baptism of a sonBarend Jacobus Theron
April 19, 1863 (Age 35 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f11.
Birth of a daughter
#12
Magdalena Elizabeth Theron
August 7, 1864 (Age 37 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f12.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 33 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
Baptism of a daughterMagdalena Elizabeth Theron
August 21, 1864 (Age 37 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f12.
Economic Event 1865 (Age 37 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Birth of a son
#13
Jan Abraham Theron
April 1867 (Age 39 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f13.
Economic Event 1867 (Age 39 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
Baptism of a sonJan Abraham Theron
September 4, 1867 (Age 40 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f13.
Death of a brotherJacobus Johannes Theron
December 9, 1869 (Age 42 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18e2.
Birth of a daughter
#14
Maria Johanna Theron
May 18, 1870 (Age 42 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f14.
Baptism of a daughterMaria Johanna Theron
June 26, 1870 (Age 43 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f14.
Birth of a son
#15
Jan Abraham Theron
August 5, 1871 (Age 44 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f15.
Baptism of a sonJan Abraham Theron
December 3, 1871 (Age 44 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f15.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 46 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Birth of a daughter
#16
Ida Naomi Theron
September 18, 1875 (Age 48 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f16.
Baptism of a daughterIda Naomi Theron
January 23, 1876 (Age 48 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f16.
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 53 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 53 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 wifeAnna Sophia Swart
November 4, 1883 (Age 56 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
MarriageEngela Catharina de VilliersView this family
after 1883 (Age 55 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Death of a sisterMaria Susanna Theron
August 1887 (Age 60 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e9.
Birth of a grandson
#1
Jan Abraham Theron
August 28, 1890 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6g1.
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 24 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 26 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 1886 (Age 58 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.
Marriage of a childThomas Arnoldus TheronSusanna Maria Johanna van PletsenView this family
November 27, 1888 (Age 61 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6.
Baptism of a grandsonJan Abraham Theron
September 28, 1890 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6g1.
Birth of a grandson
#2
Francois Van Pletsen Theron
December 16, 1891 (Age 64 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p102, b2c4d18e10f6g2.
Baptism of a grandsonFrancois Van Pletsen Theron
January 17, 1892 (Age 64 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p102, b2c4d18e10f6g2.
Death January 4, 1893 (Age 65 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Jan Abraham Theron, son of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Louisa Jacoba Meyer, was born on June 14, 1827 and died on January 4, 1893 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 65. He married 2 times. The first time he married Anna Sophia Swart, daughter of Barnard Hermanus Swart and Susanna Sophia , on July 9, 1849 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on July 29, 1830 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on November 4, 1883 in Middelfontein, Dist. Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 53. The second time he married Engela Catharina de Villiers, daughter of David Stephanus de Villiers and Christina Hendrina Struwig, after 1883. She was born in 1841 and died on February 16, 1903 in Tygerkrantz, Barkly East, Eastern Cape at the age of 62.

      Children of Jan Abraham Theron and Anna Sophia Swart:

      1. Susanna Sophia Theron (18501934)
      2. Louisa Jacoba Theron (18511930)
      3. Anna Sophia Theron (18531928)
      4. Magdalena Maria Theron (1854)
      5. Hendrina Johanna Theron (18551937)
      6. Thomas Arnoldus Theron (18571946)
      7. Margaretha Cecilia Theron (1858)
      8. Jan Abraham Theron (1859)
      9. Maria Magdalena Theron (1860)
      10. Elsie Cecilia Theron (1861)
      11. Barend Jacobus Theron (18631915)
      12. Magdalena Elizabeth Theron (1864)
      13. Jan Abraham Theron (1867)
      14. Maria Johanna Theron (18701941)
      15. Jan Abraham Theron (1871)
      16. Ida Naomi Theron (1875)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Thomas Arnoldus Theron, son of Jan Abraham Theron and Anna Sophia Swart, was born on January 17, 1857 and died on October 23, 1946 in Eensgevonden, Dist. Helpmekaar, KwaZulu-Natal at the age of 89. He married Susanna Maria Johanna van Pletsen on November 27, 1888 in Rouxville, Free State. She was born on August 22, 1871 in Rouxville, Free State and died on December 11, 1944 at the age of 73.

      Children of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Susanna Maria Johanna van Pletsen:

      1. Jan Abraham Theron (18901952)
      2. Francois Van Pletsen Theron (18911941)
      3. Thomas Arnoldus Theron (18961972)
      4. Carel Johannes Theron (1898)
      5. Barend Hermanus Theron (19041981)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Jan Abraham Theron, son of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Susanna Maria Johanna van Pletsen, was born on August 28, 1890 in Barkly East, Eastern Cape and died on January 25, 1952 in Dist. Mount Currie, KwaZulu-Natal at the age of 61. He married Martha Magdalena van Zyl.

      Children of Jan Abraham Theron and Martha Magdalena van Zyl:

      1. Thomas Arnoldus Theron (19151966)
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