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Elsie Cecilia Theron1861

Name
Elsie Cecilia Theron
Given names
Elsie Cecilia
Surname
Theron
Birth September 14, 1861 34 31

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f10.
Baptism October 6, 1861 (Age 22 days)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f10.
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas Arnoldus Theron
January 11, 1863 (Age 15 months)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18.
Birth of a brotherBarend Jacobus Theron
April 1, 1863 (Age 18 months)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f11.
Birth of a sisterMagdalena Elizabeth Theron
August 7, 1864 (Age 2 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

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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 brotherBarend Jacobus Theron
April 19, 1863 (Age 19 months)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f11.
Baptism of a sisterMagdalena Elizabeth Theron
August 21, 1864 (Age 2 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f12.
Economic Event 1865 (Age 3 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Birth of a brotherJan Abraham Theron
April 1867 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f13.
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
Baptism of a brotherJan Abraham Theron
September 4, 1867 (Age 5 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f13.
Birth of a sisterMaria Johanna Theron
May 18, 1870 (Age 8 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f14.
Baptism of a sisterMaria Johanna Theron
June 26, 1870 (Age 8 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f14.
Birth of a brotherJan Abraham Theron
August 5, 1871 (Age 9 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f15.
Baptism of a brotherJan Abraham Theron
December 3, 1871 (Age 10 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f15.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 11 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Birth of a sisterIda Naomi Theron
September 18, 1875 (Age 14 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f16.
Baptism of a sisterIda Naomi Theron
January 23, 1876 (Age 14 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 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 motherAnna Sophia Swart
November 4, 1883 (Age 22 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
Marriage of a parentJan Abraham TheronEngela Catharina de VilliersView this family
after 1883 (Age 21 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
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.
Marriage of a siblingThomas Arnoldus TheronSusanna Maria Johanna van PletsenView this family
November 27, 1888 (Age 27 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6.
Death of a fatherJan Abraham Theron
January 4, 1893 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10.
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)

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

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 44 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 48 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 brotherBarend Jacobus Theron
October 9, 1915 (Age 54 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f11.
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 52 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
Death of a sisterAnna Sophia Theron
September 6, 1928 (Age 66 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f3.
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 sisterLouisa Jacoba Theron
July 12, 1930 (Age 68 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f2.
Death of a sisterSusanna Sophia Theron
December 6, 1934 (Age 73 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f1.
Death of a sisterHendrina Johanna Theron
December 9, 1937 (Age 76 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f5.
Death of a sisterMaria Johanna Theron
February 19, 1941 (Age 79 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p104, b2c4d18e10f14.
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 77 years)

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Note: World War II
Death of a brotherThomas Arnoldus Theron
October 23, 1946 (Age 85 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6.
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 99 years)
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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 99 years)

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic
  1. Generation 1
    1. Elsie Cecilia Theron, daughter of Jan Abraham Theron and Anna Sophia Swart, was born on September 14, 1861.