Johanna Wilhelmina Theron, 17891849 (aged 60 years)

Name
Johanna Wilhelmina /Theron/
Given names
Johanna Wilhelmina
Surname
Theron
Name
Johanna Wilhelmina /Jooste/
Type
married name
Birth calculated 1789 55 39
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
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism October 25, 1789 56 40 (aged 0)

Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c1d12.
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 6 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 8 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a half-brotherJacobus Lodewicus Theron
April 24, 1797 (aged 8 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d5.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 10 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 26 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 20 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 23 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 29 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 31 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 36 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 39 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p225, b4c1d7.
Death of a half-brotherPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 9, 1830 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 46 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 47 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d1.
Death of a sisterHelena Christina Theron
June 8, 1837 (aged 48 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
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 55 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a fatherPieter Lodewyk Theron

Death of a motherJohanna Wilhelmina Maasdorp

Death November 14, 1849 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