Jacobus Johannes Theron, 18061859 (aged 52 years)

Name
Jacobus Johannes /Theron/
Given names
Jacobus Johannes
Surname
Theron
Birth October 16, 1806 31 22

Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e2.
Baptism October 19, 1806 31 22 (aged 3 days)
Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e2.
Death of a paternal grandfatherJacobus Theron
1806 (aged 0)

Citation details: Deel 2, p1, b2c4.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 9 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 2 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 5 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna Sophia de Vos
February 28, 1818 (aged 11 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p1, b2c4.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 11 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 13 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 18 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 28 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 motherMagdalena Johanna de Klerk
May 25, 1839 (aged 32 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
Marriage of a parentJacobus Wouter TheronMagdalena Johanna TheronView this family
April 28, 1840 (aged 33 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p354, b4c6d4e3.
Citation details: Death notice: Magdalena Johanna THERON (1841), MOOC 6/9/24 #5195, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQY8-4?i=1212&cat=331262 image 1213/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Marriage: Jacobus Wouter THERON and Magdalena Johanna THERON (1840), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-Z9XL-F?i=471&cat=244034 : accessed 18 Apr 2020
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 37 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a sisterMagdalena Johanna Maria Theron
February 24, 1848 (aged 41 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
Death of a fatherJacobus Wouter Theron
July 20, 1854 (aged 47 years) Age: 79 years 1 month 10 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12.
Citation details: Death notice: Jacobus Wouter THERON (1854), MOOC 6/9/67 #2655, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CSMQ-H?mode=g&i=585&cat=331262 image 586/2120 : accessed 12 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: His wife's mother is incorrectly given as his mother in the death notice.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 52 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

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 95 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 95 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

Death July 16, 1859 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p72, b2c4d12e2.