Daniël Johannes Theron, 1765

Name
Daniël Johannes /Theron/
Given names
Daniël Johannes
Surname
Theron
Baptism September 15, 1765 31 22 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3.
Death of a brotherThomas Rudolphus Theron
October 7, 1767 (aged 2 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d4.
Marriage of a parentPieter Lodewyk TheronJohanna Wilhelmina MaasdorpView this family
April 10, 1773 (aged 7 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1.
Citation details: p25, no 5.
Text:

1773, den 10 April Petrus Lodewicus Theron van Cabo de Goede Hoop, wedwr. burger aan Stellenbosch met Johanna Willemina Maasdorp van Cabo voorm:, jonge dogter

Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 10 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Death of a paternal grandfatherPierre Pieter Theron
June 3, 1778 (aged 12 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 15 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 14 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 18 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

MarriageJohanna Francina StraussView this family
December 6, 1789 (aged 24 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3.
Citation details: p47, no 9.
Text:

1789, den 6 Decembr: Daniel Johannes Theron van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jongman burger aan Stellenbosch Met Johanna Francina Straus van Cabo voorn:, jonge dogter

Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 29 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 brotherJacobus Lodewicus Theron
April 24, 1797 (aged 31 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d5.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 33 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 31 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 43 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 46 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childPetrus Lodewicus TheronEngela Jacoba EsterhuyseView this family
April 1, 1815 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p214, b4c1d3e2.
Citation details: p93, no 12.
Text:

1815, Den 1 April Petrus Lud: Theron met Engela Jacoba Esterhuyse

Citation details: Esterhuizen, p233, b2c1d1e1.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 50 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Marriage of a childGeorge Sebastiaan NieuwoudtAnna Margaretha Frederica TheronView this family
April 6, 1816 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d7.
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 52 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childDavid Johannes TheronFrancina Lodewica Johanna JoosteView this family
May 7, 1820 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1.
Citation details: p123, no 21.
Text:

1820, Den 7 Mey David Johannis Theron D'l. Z van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jongman Burger Alhier met Francina Lodewica Johanna Jooste van Cabo voorn., Jonge Dogter

Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 54 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 grandsonDaniël Johannes Charl Theron
February 25, 1821 (aged 55 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Baptism of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Charl Theron
September 7, 1821 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Birth of a granddaughterChristina Alida Nieuwoudt
July 11, 1824 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Baptism of a granddaughterChristina Alida Nieuwoudt
March 5, 1825 (aged 59 years)
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 59 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 grandsonDavid Frederik Christiaan Theron
May 3, 1826 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p212, b4c1d3e1f2.
Baptism of a grandsonDavid Frederik Christiaan Theron
September 27, 1826 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p212, b4c1d3e1f2.
Death of a half-brotherChristiaan Gabriël Theron
1828 (aged 62 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d7.
Death of a brotherPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 9, 1830 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Death of a wifeJohanna Francina Strauss
June 14, 1833 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 69 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 sisterAnna Magdalena Theron
1836 (aged 70 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d1.
Death of a half-sisterHelena Christina Theron
June 8, 1837 (aged 71 years) Age: 61 years 0 months 27 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d8.
Citation details: Death notice: Helena Christina THERON (1837), MOOC 6/9/11 #2230, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M23F?i=258&cat=331262 image 259/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
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Marriage of a childJacobus Christiaan Gabriël TheronJohanna Adriana Maria BurgerView this family
April 1, 1838 (aged 72 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8.
Birth of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Theron
March 7, 1839 (aged 73 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8f1.
Baptism of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Theron
August 11, 1839 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8f1.
Birth of a granddaughterElsje Sophia Johanna Theron
August 6, 1841 (aged 75 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f2.
Baptism of a granddaughterElsje Sophia Johanna Theron
January 9, 1842 (aged 76 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f2.
Marriage of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Charl TheronChristina Alida NieuwoudtView this family
January 1, 1843 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Citation details: Marriage: Daniel Johannes THERON and Christina Alida NIEUWOUDT (1843), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-6SDG-N?i=125&cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Marriage of a granddaughterDaniël Johannes Charl TheronChristina Alida NieuwoudtView this family
January 1, 1843 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Citation details: Marriage: Daniel Johannes THERON and Christina Alida NIEUWOUDT (1843), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-6SDG-N?i=125&cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Birth of a grandsonSchalk Willem Petrus Schalk Profeet Theron
September 19, 1843 (aged 78 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Baptism of a grandsonSchalk Willem Petrus Schalk Profeet Theron
September 12, 1844 (aged 78 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 78 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Francina Maria Theron
December 6, 1846 (aged 81 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f4.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Francina Maria Theron
February 6, 1848 (aged 82 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f4.
Death of a half-sisterJohanna Wilhelmina Theron
November 14, 1849 (aged 84 years) Age: 60 years
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c1d12.
Text:

1847

Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Wilhelmina THERON (1850), MOOC 6/9/50 #30, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MS28-V?mode=g&i=1954&cat=331262 image 1955/2283 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Text:

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Birth of a grandsonJacobus Christiaan Theron
February 8, 1855 (aged 89 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f5.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Christiaan Theron
September 14, 1856 (aged 90 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f5.
Death of a half-brotherDavid Carel Theron
August 4, 1858 (aged 92 years) Age: 75 years
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Citation details: Death notice: David Carel THERON (1858), MOOC 6/9/83 #5416, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CSWB-5?mode=g&i=1427&cat=331262 image 1428/2166 : accessed 13 Mar 2017
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Birth of a granddaughterHester Johanna Sophia Theron
September 15, 1859 (aged 94 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f6.
Baptism of a granddaughterHester Johanna Sophia Theron
December 11, 1859 (aged 94 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f6.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 93 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 half-brotherThomas Arnoldus Theron
October 20, 1860 (aged 95 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9.
Marriage of a grandsonDaniël Johannes TheronElsabé Catharina ImmelmanView this family
May 11, 1863 (aged 97 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8f1.
Death of a sonDaniël Johannes Theron
June 19, 1864 (aged 98 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e4.
Marriage of a grandsonJohannes Gysbert TheronElsje Sophia Johanna TheronView this family
April 17, 1865 (aged 99 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2g1.
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f2.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 99 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 99 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 101 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 of a daughterAnna Margaretha Frederica Theron
September 5, 1872 (aged 106 years)
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d7.
Marriage of a grandsonSchalk Willem Petrus Schalk Profeet TheronHelena Johanna Margaretha SteenkampView this family
September 9, 1872 (aged 106 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4e2.
Citation details: Death notice: Elena Johanna Margaretha STEENKAMP (1875), MOOC 6/9/150 #1371/1875, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-G3YD-W?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 28 September 2018), 007844947 > image 409 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 Jan 2019
Marriage of a grandsonDaniël Johannes TheronMaria Magdalena RuppingView this family
February 26, 1877 (aged 111 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8f1.
Death of a granddaughterJohanna Francina Maria Theron
1879 (aged 113 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d3e8f4.
Death of a sonPetrus Lodewicus Theron
July 10, 1880 (aged 114 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p214, b4c1d3e2.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 115 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 136 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

Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 107 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

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 115 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 sonJacobus Christiaan Gabriël Theron
June 19, 1883 (aged 117 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8.
Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 136 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 of a fatherPieter Lodewyk Theron

Death
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