David Carel Theron, 17831858 (aged 75 years)

Name
David Carel /Theron/
Given names
David Carel
Surname
Theron
Birth calculated 1783 49 33
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: secondary evidence
Note: Based on age at death
Baptism October 17, 1784 50 35 (aged 1 year)
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Citation details: Baptism: David carel THERON (1784), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-WTVC?i=323&cat=993681 : accessed 29 Mar 2020
Occupation
cattle farmer

Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Property
De Kareebosch

Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 1 year)

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 12 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 14 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a half-brotherJacobus Lodewicus Theron
April 24, 1797 (aged 14 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d5.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 16 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
MarriageAnna Sophia PienaarView this family
April 27, 1806 (aged 23 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 32 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 26 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 29 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Death of a wifeAnna Sophia Pienaar
1815 (aged 32 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
MarriageMartha Sophia van HeerdenView this family
August 4, 1816 (aged 33 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d5e3.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 35 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 37 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 42 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

Death of a brotherChristiaan Gabriël Theron
1828 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d7.
Death of a half-brotherPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 9, 1830 (aged 47 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 52 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 53 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d1.
Death of a sisterHelena Christina Theron
June 8, 1837 (aged 54 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
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a wifeMartha Sophia van Heerden
June 17, 1838 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
MarriageAnna Susanna ConradieView this family
April 26, 1840 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Citation details: Marriage: David Carel THERON and Anna Susanna CONRADIE (1840), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-Z9XT-T?i=436&cat=244034 : accessed 18 Apr 2020
Marriage of a childHendrik Schalk BurgerJohanna Wilhelmina TheronView this family
March 1, 1841 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p236, b4c1d11e3.
Citation details: Marriage: Hendrik Schalk BURGER and Johanna Wilhelmina THERON (1841), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-4SVJ-S?i=624&cat=244034 : accessed 18 Apr 2020
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 61 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childDavid Carel TheronJohanna Maria BurgerView this family
November 17, 1845 (aged 62 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p236, b4c1d11e5.
Citation details: Marriage: David Carel THERON and Johanna Maria BURGER (1845), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-W91S-9?i=186&cat=244034 : accessed 21 Apr 2020
Death of a sisterJohanna Wilhelmina Theron
November 14, 1849 (aged 66 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

Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 76 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 119 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 119 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 August 4, 1858 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