Sera Hanna Strauss, 19011978 (aged 76 years)

Name
Sera Hanna /Strauss/
Given names
Sera Hanna
Surname
Strauss
Name
Sera Hanna /Theron/
Type
married name
Birth February 9, 1901
Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e7f1g1.
Citation details: Gravestone: Jacobus Wouter THERON (1888-1958) and Sera Hanna STRAUSS (1901-1978), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=116514 : accessed 17 Dec 2016
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 1 year)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 0)

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 0)

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

Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 2 years)

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

Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 4 years)

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

Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 9 years)

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

Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 10 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

War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 17 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 16 years)

Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit…

An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 28 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century. Source: Wikipedia

War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 44 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II)
Death of a husbandJacobus Wouter Jim Theron
July 2, 1958 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e7f1g1.
Citation details: Gravestone: Jacobus Wouter THERON (1888-1958) and Sera Hanna STRAUSS (1901-1978), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=116514 : accessed 17 Dec 2016
Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 60 years)
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: [Wi…

Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 60 years)

Note: South Africa becomes a republic. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_in_South_Afr…

South Africa becomes a republic. Source: Wikipedia

Death January 19, 1978 (aged 76 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p75, b2c4d12e7f1g1.
Citation details: Gravestone: Jacobus Wouter THERON (1888-1958) and Sera Hanna STRAUSS (1901-1978), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=116514 : accessed 17 Dec 2016
Burial
Address: Main Cemetery, Victoria West
Citation details: Gravestone: Jacobus Wouter THERON (1888-1958) and Sera Hanna STRAUSS (1901-1978), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=116514 : accessed 17 Dec 2016