Thomas Phillipus Theron, 17921871 (aged 79 years)

Name
Thomas Phillipus /Theron/
Given names
Thomas Phillipus
Surname
Theron
Birth April 20, 1792 46 43
Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d9.
Baptism April 22, 1792 46 43 (aged 2 days)
Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d9.
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 2 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

Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna du Plessis
1796 (aged 3 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 6 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 4 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a motherElizabeth Margaretha du Toit
April 25, 1801 (aged 9 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7.
Death of a fatherThomas Arnoldus Theron
October 24, 1802 (aged 10 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7.
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargaretha Blignaut
March 2, 1804 (aged 11 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p273, a1b6c1.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 23 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 16 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 19 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
MarriageCatharina Maria RossouwView this family
February 5, 1814 (aged 21 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d9.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 26 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Death of a brotherJacobus Arnoldus Theron
December 6, 1819 (aged 27 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 27 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 32 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

Death of a sonDavid Johannes Theron
September 7, 1828 (aged 36 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p441, b4c7d9e8.
Death of a wifeCatharina Maria Rossouw
February 12, 1835 (aged 42 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d9.
Death of a daughterMaria Gertruida Theron
July 13, 1835 (aged 43 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p442, b4c7d9e12.
MarriageAnna Margaretha NolteView this family
October 25, 1835 (aged 43 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d9.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 42 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 sonJan Daniël Theron
between October 14, 1838 and December 31, 1838 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p442, b4c7d9e14.
Marriage of a childDaniël Jacobus TheronHelena Jacoba VersterView this family
October 8, 1839 (aged 47 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p434, b4c7d9e2.
Death of a brotherPieter Francois Petrus Theron
May 12, 1840 (aged 48 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
Birth of a grandsonThomas Phillipus Theron
August 27, 1841 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p434, b4c7d9e2f1.
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Phillipus Theron
March 14, 1842 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p434, b4c7d9e2f1.
Marriage of a childDaniël Jacobus TheronCatharina Maria GerberView this family
December 18, 1843 (aged 51 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p434, b4c7d9e2.
Citation details: Marriage: Daniel Jacobus THERON and Catharina Maria GERBER (1843), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-W4KW?i=470&cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Birth of a granddaughterCatharina Rosa Maria Theron
November 7, 1844 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p436, b4c7d9e2f2.
Baptism of a granddaughterCatharina Rosa Maria Theron
December 22, 1844 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p436, b4c7d9e2f2.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 51 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a grandsonDaniël Jacobus Bernardus Theron
September 23, 1846 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p436, b4c7d9e2f3.
Baptism of a grandsonDaniël Jacobus Bernardus Theron
October 25, 1846 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p436, b4c7d9e2f3.
Death of a sisterMagdalena Susanna Theron
July 31, 1847 (aged 55 years) 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
Death of a sisterAnna Petronella Theron
December 4, 1847 (aged 55 years) Age: 74 years 11 months 14 days

Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d3.
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Petronella THERON (1847), MOOC 6/9/44 #9304, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSYN-S?mode=g&i=749&cat=331262 image 750/2283 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a granddaughterElizabeth Margaretha Theron
August 9, 1848 (aged 56 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p437, b4c7d9e2f4.
Baptism of a granddaughterElizabeth Margaretha Theron
September 17, 1848 (aged 56 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p437, b4c7d9e2f4.
Death of a sisterMargaretha Jacoba Theron
March 8, 1850 (aged 57 years) Age: 72 years 3 months 18 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d5.
Citation details: Death notice: Margaritha Jacoba THERON (1850), MOOC 6/9/50 #113, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSY1-V?mode=g&i=2047&cat=331262 image 2048/2283 : accessed 10 Mar 2017
Birth of a grandsonJohan Abraham Gabriël Theron
September 3, 1850 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p437, b4c7d9e2f5.
Baptism of a grandsonJohan Abraham Gabriël Theron
September 29, 1850 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p437, b4c7d9e2f5.
Birth of a granddaughterAnna Margaretha Johanna Theron
June 30, 1853 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p437, b4c7d9e2f6.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Margaretha Johanna Theron
August 14, 1853 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p437, b4c7d9e2f6.
Birth of a grandsonPieter Willem Theron
April 23, 1856 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p438, b4c7d9e2f7.
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Willem THERON (1922), TAB MHG #49487, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-R93Q-D?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BRS%3A1590242770 : 6 April 2020), 007818080 > image 1293 of 2555; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2020
Text:

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Baptism of a grandsonPieter Willem Theron
May 18, 1856 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p438, b4c7d9e2f7.
Death of a sonPieter Willem Theron
December 7, 1856 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p439, b4c7d9e4.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 66 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza. Source: [Wikipedia](htt…

In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a sonDaniël Jacobus Theron
March 4, 1864 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p434, b4c7d9e2.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 73 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues includin…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 109 years)

Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: *Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek*, ZAR), often referred to as the Tra…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 109 years)

Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: *Oranje-Vrijstaat*, Afrikaans: *Oranje-Vrystaat*) was an independent *…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 72 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 74 years)
Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Death December 23, 1871 (aged 79 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d9.