Magdalena Johanna Mouton, 1759

Name
Magdalena Johanna /Mouton/
Given names
Magdalena Johanna
Surname
Mouton
Name
Magdalena Johanna /de Klerk/
Type
married name
Baptism October 7, 1759 53 38 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Mouton, p706, b9c10.
MarriageJoseph Adriaan de KlerkView this family
Yes

Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12.
Citation details: Mouton, p706, b9c10.
Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Johanna THERON (1839), MOOC 6/9/16 #3525, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MTS1?mode=g&i=1636 image 1637/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 16 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 21 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 20 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

War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 24 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

War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 39 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 35 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 37 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childJacobus Wouter TheronMagdalena Johanna de KlerkView this family
August 22, 1802 (aged 42 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12.
Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Johanna THERON (1839), MOOC 6/9/16 #3525, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MTS1?mode=g&i=1636 image 1637/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Theron
November 23, 1803 (aged 44 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e1.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Theron
December 18, 1803 (aged 44 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e1.
Birth of a grandsonJacobus Johannes Theron
October 16, 1806 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e2.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Johannes Theron
October 19, 1806 (aged 47 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e2.
Birth of a grandsonWouter Arnoldus Theron
February 1, 1809 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e3.
Baptism of a grandsonWouter Arnoldus Theron
February 19, 1809 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e3.
Birth of a grandsonJospeh Hendrik Theron
May 6, 1812 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p74, b2c4d12e4.
Baptism of a grandsonJospeh Hendrik Theron
May 24, 1812 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p74, b2c4d12e4.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 56 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 49 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 52 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a grandsonChristiaan Jacobus Theron
November 1, 1814 (aged 55 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e5.
Baptism of a grandsonChristiaan Jacobus Theron
November 27, 1814 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e5.
Birth of a granddaughterMagdalena Johanna Maria Theron
May 27, 1817 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e6.
Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Johanna Maria THERON (1848), MOOC 6/9/46 #9630, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSKD-N?mode=g&i=1104&cat=331262 image 1105/2283 : accessed 12 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism of a granddaughterMagdalena Johanna Maria Theron
June 1, 1817 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e6.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 58 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a grandsonThomas Arnoldus Theron
March 11, 1820 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e7.
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Arnoldus Theron
April 13, 1820 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e7.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 60 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

Birth of a grandsonJan Petrus Daniël Theron
September 10, 1822 (aged 62 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p76, b2c4d12e8.
Baptism of a grandsonJan Petrus Daniël Theron
October 20, 1822 (aged 63 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p76, b2c4d12e8.
Birth of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 16, 1825 (aged 65 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p78, b2c4d12e9.
Baptism of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Theron
September 11, 1825 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p78, b2c4d12e9.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 65 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

Birth of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Theron
January 16, 1829 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p78, b2c4d12e10.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Theron
February 22, 1829 (aged 69 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p78, b2c4d12e10.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 75 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 daughterMagdalena Johanna de Klerk
May 25, 1839 (aged 79 years) Age: 55 years
Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12.
Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Johanna THERON (1839), MOOC 6/9/16 #3525, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MTS1?mode=g&i=1636 image 1637/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 84 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a granddaughterMagdalena Johanna Maria Theron
February 24, 1848 (aged 88 years) Age: 30 years

Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e6.
Text:

BEF 20 JUL 1854

Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Johanna Maria THERON (1848), MOOC 6/9/46 #9630, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSKD-N?mode=g&i=1104&cat=331262 image 1105/2283 : accessed 12 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a granddaughterThomas Arnoldus TheronElizabeth Francina van SchalkwykView this family
November 25, 1850 (aged 91 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e7.
Citation details: Schalkwyk, p432, b2c2d8e3f3.
Citation details: Marriage: Tomas Arnoldus THERON and Elizabeth Francina VAN SCHALKWYK (1850), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK8-29YV-Q?i=405&cat=244034 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Death of a grandsonJacobus Johannes Theron
July 16, 1859 (aged 99 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e2.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 99 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

War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 105 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 142 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 142 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 105 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 107 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 113 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

MarriageBarend Frederik LiebenbergView this family
Yes

Citation details: Mouton, p706, b9c10.
Death
Yes