Johanna Francina Strauss, 17511833 (aged 82 years)

Name
Johanna Francina /Strauss/
Given names
Johanna Francina
Surname
Strauss
Name
Johanna Francina /Theron/
Type
married name
Birth about 1751

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 3 years)

Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…

A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 4 years)

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: [Wikipedia](https:…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 25 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 29 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 29 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 33 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

MarriageDaniël Johannes TheronView this family
December 6, 1789 (aged 38 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

War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 48 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 44 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 46 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 58 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 61 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 64 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 64 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 65 years)
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d7.
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 67 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 69 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 69 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 70 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Baptism of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Charl Theron
September 7, 1821 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Birth of a granddaughterChristina Alida Nieuwoudt
July 11, 1824 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Baptism of a granddaughterChristina Alida Nieuwoudt
March 5, 1825 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 74 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 75 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p212, b4c1d3e1f2.
Baptism of a grandsonDavid Frederik Christiaan Theron
September 27, 1826 (aged 75 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p212, b4c1d3e1f2.
Death June 14, 1833 (aged 82 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3.