Jacobus Lodewicus Theron, 17681797 (aged 28 years)

Name
Jacobus Lodewicus /Theron/
Given names
Jacobus Lodewicus
Surname
Theron
Baptism December 11, 1768 35 25 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d5.
Marriage of a parentPieter Lodewyk TheronJohanna Wilhelmina MaasdorpView this family
April 10, 1773 (aged 4 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 7 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 9 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 12 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 11 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 15 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 30 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 26 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 28 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a fatherPieter Lodewyk Theron

Death April 24, 1797 (aged 28 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d5.