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Susanna Maria Johanna van PletsenAge: 73 years18711944

Name
Susanna Maria Johanna van Pletsen
Given names
Susanna Maria Johanna
Surname
van Pletsen
Married name
Susanna Maria Johanna Theron
Birth August 22, 1871
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6.
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 2 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 9 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 9 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 14 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.
MarriageThomas Arnoldus TheronView this family
November 27, 1888 (Age 17 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6.
Birth of a son
#1
Jan Abraham Theron
August 28, 1890 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6g1.
Baptism of a sonJan Abraham Theron
September 28, 1890 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6g1.
Birth of a son
#2
Francois Van Pletsen Theron
December 16, 1891 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p102, b2c4d18e10f6g2.
Baptism of a sonFrancois Van Pletsen Theron
January 17, 1892 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p102, b2c4d18e10f6g2.
Birth of a son
#3
Thomas Arnoldus Theron
February 21, 1896 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p102, b2c4d18e10f6g3.
Baptism of a sonThomas Arnoldus Theron
April 26, 1896 (Age 24 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p102, b2c4d18e10f6g3.
Birth of a son
#4
Carel Johannes Theron
April 26, 1898 (Age 26 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f6g4.
Baptism of a sonCarel Johannes Theron
June 16, 1898 (Age 26 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f6g4.
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 29 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 28 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 32 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Birth of a son
#5
Barend Hermanus Theron
May 6, 1904 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p103, b2c4d18e10f6g6.
Epidemic 1906 (Age 34 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 38 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 40 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
Birth of a grandson
#1
Thomas Arnoldus Theron
January 11, 1915 (Age 43 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p102, b2c4d18e10f6g1h1.
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 42 years)

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Note: World War I
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Arnoldus Theron
March 7, 1915 (Age 43 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p102, b2c4d18e10f6g1h1.
Epidemic 1918 (Age 46 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 58 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 sonFrancois Van Pletsen Theron
May 19, 1941 (Age 69 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p102, b2c4d18e10f6g2.
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 68 years)

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Note: World War II
Death December 11, 1944 (Age 73 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p101, b2c4d18e10f6.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Susanna Maria Johanna van Pletsen was born on August 22, 1871 in Rouxville, Free State and died on December 11, 1944 at the age of 73. She married Thomas Arnoldus Theron, son of Jan Abraham Theron and Anna Sophia Swart, on November 27, 1888 in Rouxville, Free State. He was born on January 17, 1857 and died on October 23, 1946 in Eensgevonden, Dist. Helpmekaar, KwaZulu-Natal at the age of 89.

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

      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)
  2. Generation 2back 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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  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Thomas Arnoldus Theron, son of Jan Abraham Theron and Martha Magdalena van Zyl, was born on January 11, 1915 in Cedarville, Eastern Cape and died on November 30, 1966 in Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal at the age of 51.

      Thomas Arnoldus Theron had 2 children.