Pieter Francois Petrus Theron, 17711840 (aged 68 years)

Name
Pieter Francois /Theron/
Given names
Pieter Francois
Surname
Theron
Nickname
Petrus
Birth June 23, 1771 25 22
Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d2.
Baptism June 30, 1771 25 22 (aged 7 days)
Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d2.
Death of a sisterMargaretha Jacoba Theron
June 5, 1776 (aged 4 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d4.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 5 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Death of a paternal grandfatherPierre Pieter Theron
June 3, 1778 (aged 6 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 9 years)

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: [Wikipedia](https:/…

French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 8 years)

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikip…

The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a sisterElisabeth Susanna Theron
March 25, 1782 (aged 10 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d6.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 12 years)

Note: Consequence of signing the [Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Pa…

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783). Source: Wikipedia

Death of a maternal grandfatherJacobus du Toit
about 1791 (aged 19 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p273, a1b6c1.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 27 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 23 years)

Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of t…

The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in. The start of free trade was announced. Source: Wikipedia

MarriageMaria Magdalena HugoView this family
November 27, 1796 (aged 25 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d2.
Citation details: p51, no 15.
Text:

1796, den 27 November Pieter Francois Theron van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jongman burger aan Stellenbosch met Maria Magdalena Hugo van Cabo voornt., jonge dogter

Citation details: Death notice: Jacobus Francois THERON (1856), MOOC 6/9/73 #3644, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-C9BW-7?mode=g&i=1667&cat=331262 image 1668/2120 : accessed 12 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna du Plessis
1796 (aged 24 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4.
Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 25 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a motherElizabeth Margaretha du Toit
April 25, 1801 (aged 29 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7.
Death of a fatherThomas Arnoldus Theron
October 24, 1802 (aged 31 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7.
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargaretha Blignaut
March 2, 1804 (aged 32 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p273, a1b6c1.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 44 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 37 years)

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org…

A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: Wikipedia

Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 40 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 47 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Death of a brotherJacobus Arnoldus Theron
December 6, 1819 (aged 48 years)

Cause: ox crushes his head
Citation details: Theron, b4c7d1
Text:

os verbrysel sy kop

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 48 years)

Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the *Nautilus* and the *Cha…

17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 53 years)

Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: *Rijsksdaalder*) is converted into the British sterling. Source: [Wikipedia](http…

Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childJacobus Francois TheronMargaretha Johanna NaudéView this family
April 2, 1826 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d2e1.
Citation details: p146
Text:

1826, den 2 April Jacobus Francois Theron P.F.zoon van Cabo de Goede hoop, Jongman Burger alhier met Margareta Johanna Naude

Weduwe Wylen den Burger Frans Daniel Malang

Death of a wifeMaria Magdalena Hugo
December 27, 1826 (aged 55 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d2.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 63 years)

Note: *Voortrekkers* start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1835…

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Birth of a grandsonFrancois Paulus Theron
January 10, 1840 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p396, b4c7d2e1f7.
Death May 12, 1840 (aged 68 years) Age: 69 years
Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d2.
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Francois THERON (1840), MOOC 6/9/20 #4281, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQTR-4?mode=g&i=212&cat=331262 image 213/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence