Francois Paulus Theron, 18401915 (aged 75 years)

Name
Francois Paulus /Theron/
Given names
Francois Paulus
Surname
Theron
Birth January 10, 1840 41 37
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Death of a paternal grandfatherPieter Francois Petrus Theron
May 12, 1840 (aged 4 months) Age: 69 years
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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
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Baptism November 29, 1842 44 40 (aged 2 years)
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Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 3 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a motherMargaretha Johanna Naudé
December 25, 1853 (aged 13 years) Age: 51 years 10 months 15 days
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Citation details: Death notice: Margaretha Johanna NAUDÉ (1854), MOOC 6/9/65 #2353, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-C91M-K?mode=g&i=238&cat=331262 image 239/2120 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
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51 years & 10 1/2 month

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Death of a fatherJacobus Francois Theron
February 5, 1856 (aged 16 years) Age: 57 years 11 months
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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
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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 18 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

MarriageElizabeth Maria KrielView this family
April 9, 1862 (aged 22 years)
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War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 25 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

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 24 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 26 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

Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 33 years)
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilgrim%27s_…

Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a sonFrancois Paul Theron
June 3, 1874 (aged 34 years)
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Death of a daughterMargaretha Johanna Theron
April 9, 1876 (aged 36 years)
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War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 41 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 40 years)
Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamest…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a daughterAgatha Helena Theron
September 1, 1882 (aged 42 years)
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Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 45 years)
Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childJohannes Nicolaas TheronMaria Susanna de WetView this family
May 12, 1891 (aged 51 years)
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Birth of a grandsonFrancois Paulus Theron
October 26, 1897 (aged 57 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonFrancois Paulus Theron
December 5, 1897 (aged 57 years)
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Birth of a granddaughterAnna Elizabeth Theron
January 22, 1899 (aged 59 years)

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Death of a daughterElizabeth Maria Theron
February 13, 1899 (aged 59 years)

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Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Elizabeth Theron
March 5, 1899 (aged 59 years)
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Birth of a grandsonJohannes Petrus Theron
March 20, 1900 (aged 60 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Petrus Theron
June 3, 1900 (aged 60 years)
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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 61 years)

Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1901_in_So…

Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: Wikipedia

Birth of a granddaughterElizabeth Maria Theron
April 3, 1901 (aged 61 years)

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Baptism of a granddaughterElizabeth Maria Theron
May 5, 1901 (aged 61 years)
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War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 62 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 61 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 61 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

Birth of a grandsonPieter Francois Theron
October 12, 1903 (aged 63 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonPieter Francois Theron
December 6, 1903 (aged 63 years)
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Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 64 years)

Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1904_…

Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: Wikipedia

Birth of a grandsonJacobus Francois Theron
September 13, 1905 (aged 65 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Francois Theron
November 5, 1905 (aged 65 years)
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Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 65 years)

Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.…

Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia

Birth of a grandsonHendrik Johannes Theron
June 30, 1908 (aged 68 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonHendrik Johannes Theron
September 6, 1908 (aged 68 years)
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Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 70 years)

Note: Union of South Africa established. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_of_South_…

Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia

Birth of a grandsonMichiel Matthys Theron
December 7, 1910 (aged 70 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonMichiel Matthys Theron
January 8, 1911 (aged 70 years)
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Birth of a grandsonDaniël Stephanus Theron
December 16, 1912 (aged 72 years)

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Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 71 years)

Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cas…

Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban. Source: Wikipedia

Baptism of a grandsonDaniël Stephanus Theron
February 2, 1913 (aged 73 years)
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War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 78 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Death March 3, 1915 (aged 75 years)
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