Magdalena Susanna Theron, 17881847 (aged 59 years)

Name
Magdalena Susanna /Theron/
Given names
Magdalena Susanna
Surname
Theron
Name
Magdalena Susanna /de Wet/
Type
married name
Birth July 5, 1788 42 39

Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d8.
Baptism July 13, 1788 42 39 (aged 8 days)
Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d8.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJacobus du Toit
about 1791 (aged 2 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p273, a1b6c1.
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna du Plessis
1796 (aged 7 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 10 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 6 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

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 8 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a motherElizabeth Margaretha du Toit
April 25, 1801 (aged 12 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7.
Death of a fatherThomas Arnoldus Theron
October 24, 1802 (aged 14 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7.
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargaretha Blignaut
March 2, 1804 (aged 15 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p273, a1b6c1.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 27 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 20 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 23 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 30 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Death of a brotherJacobus Arnoldus Theron
December 6, 1819 (aged 31 years)

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

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Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 31 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 36 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

Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 46 years)

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

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a brotherPieter Francois Petrus Theron
May 12, 1840 (aged 51 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
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 55 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death July 31, 1847 Age: 59 years
Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d8.
Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Susanna THERON (1847), MOOC 6/9/43 #9089, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSRZ-Z?i=514&cat=331262 image 515/2283 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence