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Martha Margaretha FerreiraAge: 72 years18561929

Name
Martha Margaretha Ferreira
Given names
Martha Margaretha
Surname
Ferreira
Married name
Martha Margaretha Theron
Birth October 15, 1856 50 42

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
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1856

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Martha Margaretha FERREIRA (1929), VAB MHG 21723, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LS-2N8M?i=1517&cat=195564 : accessed 25 Dec 2019
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CAL OCT 1856

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Sara Elizabeth VAN ROOYEN (1891), VAB MHG R472, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-PSC5?i=1053&cat=195564 and https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-P93D?i=1055&cat=195564 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Baptism: Martha Margaretha FERREIRA (1856), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C953-QFB4?cc=1910846&wc=39ZJ-N35%3A183083201%2C1301774502%2C1559163301 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Winburg > Christenings 1842-1871 > image 242 of 400; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Baptism November 9, 1856 (Age 25 days)
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Citation details: Baptism: Martha Margaretha FERREIRA (1856), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C953-QFB4?cc=1910846&wc=39ZJ-N35%3A183083201%2C1301774502%2C1559163301 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Winburg > Christenings 1842-1871 > image 242 of 400; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Marriage of a siblingStephanus FerreiraMaria Susanna van RooyenView this family
July 18, 1859 (Age 2 years) Husband: 22 years Wife: 21 years
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Stephanus FERREIRA (1923), VAB MHG 16160, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-54VB?i=39&cc=3040532 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Stephanus FERREIRA and Maria Susanna VAN ROOYEN (1859), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9QG-BNF6?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-T3X%3A183083201%2C183099001%2C1301817626 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Bloemfontein > Marriages 1848-1870 > image 268 of 544; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 2 months)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Marriage of a siblingPhilippus Rudolfus “Philip” MeyerChristina Elisabeth FerreiraView this family
April 29, 1861 (Age 4 years) Husband: 38 years Wife: 20 years
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Christina Elizabeth FERREIRA (1925), VAB MHG 17599, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-5DBY?i=1618&cat=195564 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Philippus Rudolfus MEYER and Christina Elizabeth FERREIRA (1861), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QG-RQ5V?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-GPX%3A183083201%2C1301774502%2C1301774501 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Winburg > Marriages 1848-1856 1858-1883 > image 165 of 798; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 26 Dec 2019
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 4 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 8 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 10 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
Marriage of a siblingJan Harm Thomas Schutte JrJacomina Adriana FerreiraView this family
January 31, 1870 (Age 13 years) Husband: 25 years Wife: 24 years
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Jacomina Adriana FERREIRA (1890), VAB MHG F204, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-J9J3-2?i=331&cc=3040532 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Jan Herman SCHUTTE and Jacomina Adriana FERREIRA (1870), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9QG-RQTB?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-GPX%3A183083201%2C1301774502%2C1301774501 : 4 November 2016), Free State > Winburg > Marriages 1848-1856 1858-1883 > image 281 of 798; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 16 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 24 years)

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Note: First Boer War
Economic Event 1881 (Age 24 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
Birth of a daughter
#1
Sarah Elizabeth Heyns
May 18, 1882 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Martha Margaretha FERREIRA (1929), VAB MHG 21723, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LS-2N8M?i=1517&cat=195564 : accessed 25 Dec 2019
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p373, b4c7d1e4f3g1h4.
Marriage of a siblingGert Marthinus FerreiraAnna Susanna van RooyenView this family
August 17, 1885 (Age 28 years) Husband: 35 years Wife: 23 years
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Marthinus FERREIRA (1913), VAB MHG F933, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LW-J9VX-X?i=510&cc=3040532 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Publication: database with images
Citation details: Marriage: Gert Marthinus FERREIRA and Anna Susanna VAN ROOYEN (1885), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TD-888P?cc=1910846&wc=39ZF-ZNL%3A183083201%2C183162501%2C183164801 : 21 May 2014), Free State > Ladybrand > Marriages 1870-1904 > image 353 of 995; Dutch Reformed Church Synod Centre, Bloemfontein : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Birth of a daughter
#2
Martha Margaretha Heyns
February 10, 1886 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Martha Margaretha FERREIRA (1929), VAB MHG 21723, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LS-2N8M?i=1517&cat=195564 : accessed 25 Dec 2019
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p373, b4c7d1e4f3g1h2.
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ABT 1886

Citation details: Gravestone: Martha Magdalena HEYNS (1886-1956), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=699939 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Economic Event 1886 (Age 29 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 sisterJacomina Adriana Ferreira
March 13, 1890 (Age 33 years) Age: 44 years 2 months 46 days
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Jacomina Adriana FERREIRA (1890), VAB MHG F204, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-J9J3-2?i=331&cc=3040532 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Death of a motherSusara Elizabeth van Rooyen
September 16, 1891 (Age 34 years)
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Sara Elizabeth VAN ROOYEN (1891), VAB MHG R472, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-PSC5?i=1053&cat=195564 and https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-P93D?i=1055&cat=195564 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Death of a husbandMichiel Heyns
April 9, 1899 (Age 42 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Martha Margaretha FERREIRA (1929), VAB MHG 21723, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LS-2N8M?i=1517&cat=195564 : accessed 25 Dec 2019
MarriagePhilip R BothaView this family
after 1899 (Age 42 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Martha Margaretha FERREIRA (1929), VAB MHG 21723, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LS-2N8M?i=1517&cat=195564 : accessed 25 Dec 2019
Marriage of a siblingAnthon Michal HeynsChristina Elisabeth FerreiraView this family
after 1900 (Age 43 years)

Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Christina Elizabeth FERREIRA (1925), VAB MHG 17599, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-5DBY?i=1618&cat=195564 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 44 years)

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Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 42 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 47 years)

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Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Marriage of a childGerrit Hendrik TheronSarah Elizabeth HeynsView this family
August 29, 1904 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p373, b4c7d1e4f3g1h4.
Epidemic 1906 (Age 49 years)

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Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 53 years)

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Note: Union of South Africa established
Epidemic 1912 (Age 55 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 brotherGert Marthinus Ferreira
April 29, 1913 (Age 56 years) Age: 62 years
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Gert Marthinus FERREIRA (1913), VAB MHG F933, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LW-J9VX-X?i=510&cc=3040532 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 57 years)

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Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 61 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
MarriageThomas Arnoldus TheronView this family
January 1, 1920 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
Death of a brotherAnthonie Michael Ferreira
September 18, 1922 (Age 65 years) Age: 74 years 5 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Anthonie Michael FERREIRA (1922), VAB MHG 15691, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9LW-PWNJ?i=1320&cc=3040532 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Death of a brotherStephanus Ferreira
April 28, 1923 (Age 66 years) Age: 86 years 8 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Stephanus FERREIRA (1923), VAB MHG 16160, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LW-54VB?i=39&cc=3040532 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Death of a sisterChristina Elisabeth Ferreira
January 10, 1925 (Age 68 years) Age: 84 years 5 months
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Christina Elizabeth FERREIRA (1925), VAB MHG 17599, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99LW-5DBY?i=1618&cat=195564 : accessed 26 Dec 2019
Marriage of a childHendrik Schalk TheronMartha Margaretha HeynsView this family
February 3, 1925 (Age 68 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p373, b4c7d1e4f3g1h2.
Death of a husbandThomas Arnoldus Theron
November 24, 1925 (Age 69 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
Death June 13, 1929 (Age 72 years) Age: 72 years 8 months
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4f3g1.
Publication: Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984-1993
Citation details: Death notice: Martha Margaretha FERREIRA (1929), VAB MHG 21723, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9LS-2N8M?i=1517&cat=195564 : accessed 25 Dec 2019
  1. Generation 1
    1. Martha Margaretha Ferreira, daughter of Anthonie Michael Ferreira and Susara Elizabeth van Rooyen, was born on October 15, 1856 and died on June 13, 1929 in Kingston, Dist. Edenville, Free State at the age of 72. She married 3 times. The first time she married Michiel Heyns. The second time she married Philip R Botha after 1899. The third time she married Thomas Arnoldus Theron, son of Hendrik Schalk Theron and Jacoba Jacomina le Roux, on January 1, 1920 in Fouriesburg, Free State. He was born on June 21, 1849 and died on November 24, 1925 in Fouriesburg, Free State at the age of 76.

      Children of Martha Margaretha Ferreira and Michiel Heyns:

      1. Sarah Elizabeth Heyns (18821931)
      2. Private
      3. Martha Margaretha Heyns (18861956)
      4. Private
      5. Private
      6. Private
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Sarah Elizabeth Heyns, daughter of Michiel Heyns and Martha Margaretha Ferreira, was born on May 18, 1882 in Senekal, Free State and died on April 30, 1931 in Martin, Fouriesburg, Free State at the age of 48. She married Gerrit Hendrik Theron, son of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Rosina Elizabeth Meyer, on August 29, 1904 in Senekal, Free State. He was born on June 3, 1877 and died on February 4, 1936 at the age of 58.

    2. Martha Margaretha Heyns, daughter of Michiel Heyns and Martha Margaretha Ferreira, was born on February 10, 1886 in Senekal, Free State and died on July 4, 1956 in Fouriesburg, Free State at the age of 70. She married Hendrik Schalk Theron, son of Thomas Arnoldus Theron and Barbara Wilhelmina Kok, on February 3, 1925 in Fouriesburg, Free State. He was born on March 12, 1873 and died on February 13, 1967 in Spioenkop, Fouriesburg, Free State at the age of 93.