Thomas Arnoldus Theron, 17791860 (aged 80 years)

Name
Thomas Arnoldus /Theron/
Given names
Thomas Arnoldus
Surname
Theron
Baptism November 7, 1779 46 30 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 1 year)

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 0)

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 4 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

Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 15 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 half-brotherJacobus Lodewicus Theron
April 24, 1797 (aged 17 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d5.
MarriageHelena Hendrina VisagieView this family
December 7, 1799 (aged 20 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 19 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 17 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 36 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 29 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 32 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 38 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 40 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 45 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

Marriage of a childGert Johannes BothaGeesje Maria TheronView this family
November 9, 1828 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f3.
Citation details: Deel 2, p233, b4c1d9e2.
Citation details: Botha, p381, b5c8d1e2f1.
Citation details: Death notice: Geesje Maria THERON (1842), MOOC 6/9/25 #5320, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQR7-X?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1352 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 8 Feb 2020
Death of a brotherChristiaan Gabriël Theron
1828 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d7.
Birth of a grandsonThomas Petrus Arnoldus Lodevicus Botha
October 11, 1829 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f3.
Citation details: Botha, p381, b5c8d1e2f1g1.
Death of a half-brotherPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 9, 1830 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Petrus Arnoldus Lodevicus Botha
October 29, 1830 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f3.
Citation details: Botha, p381, b5c8d1e2f1g1.
Death of a wifeHelena Hendrina Visagie
1831 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9.
Marriage of a childPetrus Lodewicus TheronChristina Sophia HoughView this family
January 20, 1831 (aged 51 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9e1.
Birth of a grandsonThomas Petrus Arnoldus Theron
February 10, 1832 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9e1f1.
Marriage of a childAndries Jacobus HoughGeesje Maria TheronView this family
March 4, 1832 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p233, b4c1d9e2.
Text:

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Citation details: Death notice: Geesje Maria THERON (1842), MOOC 6/9/25 #5320, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQR7-X?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1352 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 8 Feb 2020
Citation details: Marriage: Andries Jacobus HOUGH and Geesje Maria THERON (1832), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-8SWW-D?i=828&cat=1152988 : accessed 8 Feb 2020
MarriageElizabeth Maria van WykView this family
August 5, 1832 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9.
Baptism of a grandsonThomas Petrus Arnoldus Theron
September 9, 1832 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9e1f1.
Birth of a grandsonJacobus Petrus Theron
May 5, 1835 (aged 55 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f2.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Petrus Theron
October 24, 1835 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f2.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 55 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 half-sisterAnna Magdalena Theron
1836 (aged 56 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d1.
Death of a sisterHelena Christina Theron
June 8, 1837 (aged 57 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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Birth of a granddaughterHelena Hendrina Theron
March 5, 1838 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f3.
Baptism of a granddaughterHelena Hendrina Theron
November 8, 1838 (aged 59 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f3.
Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Adriana Maria Elizabeth Theron
June 25, 1840 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f4.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Adriana Maria Elizabeth Theron
September 10, 1840 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f4.
Death of a daughterGeesje Maria Theron
December 26, 1841 (aged 62 years) Age: 30 years 5 months 11 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p233, b4c1d9e2.
Citation details: Death notice: Geesje Maria THERON (1842), MOOC 6/9/25 #5320, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQR7-X?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1352 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 8 Feb 2020
Birth of a granddaughterChristina Sophia Theron
July 3, 1842 (aged 62 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f5.
Baptism of a granddaughterChristina Sophia Theron
December 25, 1842 (aged 63 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f5.
Birth of a granddaughterGeesje Maria Theron
October 2, 1844 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f6.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 64 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Baptism of a granddaughterGeesje Maria Theron
December 28, 1845 (aged 66 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f6.
Birth of a granddaughterMartha Elizabeth Theron
December 12, 1846 (aged 67 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f7.
Baptism of a granddaughterMartha Elizabeth Theron
August 22, 1847 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f7.
Death of a sisterJohanna Wilhelmina Theron
November 14, 1849 (aged 70 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:

Tweefontein Bokfeld

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Marriage of a grandsonThomas Petrus Arnoldus Lodevicus BothaHelena Hendrina TheronView this family
July 17, 1854 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f3.
Citation details: Botha, p381, b5c8d1e2f1g1.
Text:

x Calvinia 17.7.1854 Helena Hendrika THERON

Citation details: Marriage: Thomas Petrus Arnoldus Ludovicus BOTHA and Helena Hendrina THERON (1854), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-7VY4?i=121&cat=244034 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Marriage of a granddaughterThomas Petrus Arnoldus Lodevicus BothaHelena Hendrina TheronView this family
July 17, 1854 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p232, b4c1d9e1f3.
Citation details: Botha, p381, b5c8d1e2f1g1.
Text:

x Calvinia 17.7.1854 Helena Hendrika THERON

Citation details: Marriage: Thomas Petrus Arnoldus Ludovicus BOTHA and Helena Hendrina THERON (1854), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-7VY4?i=121&cat=244034 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Marriage of a grandsonThomas Petrus Arnoldus TheronAletta Catharina NieuwoudtView this family
August 7, 1854 (aged 74 years) Husband: 22 years Wife: 16 years
Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9e1f1.
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p335, b1c3d6e3f1.
Citation details: Marriage: Thomas Petrus Arnoldus THERON and Alettha Catharina NIEUWOUDT (1854), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-7VGQ?i=199&cat=244034 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Death of a brotherDavid Carel Theron
August 4, 1858 (aged 78 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
Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 79 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 122 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 122 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 of a motherJohanna Wilhelmina Maasdorp

Death October 20, 1860 (aged 80 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p226, b4c1d9.