David Johannes Theron, 1792

Name
David Johannes /Theron/
Given names
David Johannes
Surname
Theron
Baptism July 24, 1792 26 41 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 6 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 2 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 4 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 23 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 16 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 19 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 26 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
MarriageFrancina Lodewica Johanna JoosteView this family
May 7, 1820 (aged 27 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 27 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 32 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 motherJohanna Francina Strauss
June 14, 1833 (aged 40 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 42 years)

Note: *Voortrekkers* start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1835…

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childDaniël Johannes Charl TheronChristina Alida NieuwoudtView this family
January 1, 1843 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1.
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p321, b1c1d7e4.
Citation details: Marriage: Daniel Johannes THERON and Christina Alida NIEUWOUDT (1843), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-6SDG-N?i=125&cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Birth of a granddaughterAnna Margaretha Magdalena Theron
November 28, 1844 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g1.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 51 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Margaretha Magdalena Theron
September 7, 1845 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g1.
Birth of a grandsonDavid Johannes Theron
March 13, 1846 (aged 53 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g2.
Birth of a granddaughterFrancina Lodewica Johanna Theron
July 22, 1847 (aged 54 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g3.
Baptism of a grandsonDavid Johannes Theron
August 1, 1847 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g2.
Baptism of a granddaughterFrancina Lodewica Johanna Theron
August 27, 1847 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g3.
Birth of a grandsonGeorge Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt Theron
March 29, 1849 (aged 56 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g4.
Baptism of a grandsonGeorge Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt Theron
November 24, 1850 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g4.
Birth of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Charl Theron
July 27, 1853 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p207, b4c1d3e1f1g5.
Baptism of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Charl Theron
October 2, 1853 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p207, b4c1d3e1f1g5.
Birth of a granddaughterChristina Alida Theron
November 18, 1855 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p209, b4c1d3e1f1g6.
Baptism of a granddaughterChristina Alida Theron
September 14, 1856 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p209, b4c1d3e1f1g6.
Birth of a grandsonJan Harmse Theron
October 21, 1858 (aged 66 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p209, b4c1d3e1f1g7.
Baptism of a grandsonJan Harmse Theron
December 18, 1859 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p209, b4c1d3e1f1g7.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 66 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

Birth of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 13, 1861 (aged 68 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p210, b4c1d3e1f1g8.
Baptism of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Theron
January 26, 1862 (aged 69 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p210, b4c1d3e1f1g8.
Birth of a granddaughterAlida Josepha Theron
1864 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p210, b4c1d3e1f1g9.
Death of a brotherDaniël Johannes Theron
June 19, 1864 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e4.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 72 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues includin…

In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 72 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a grandsonJacobus Christiaan Theron
March 13, 1867 (aged 74 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p210, b4c1d3e1f1g10.
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 74 years)
Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250…

The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution. Source: Wikipedia

Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Christiaan Theron
July 15, 1868 (aged 75 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p210, b4c1d3e1f1g10.
Death of a sisterAnna Margaretha Frederica Theron
September 5, 1872 (aged 80 years)
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d7.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 81 years)
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilgrim%27s_…

Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a granddaughterAnna Margaretha Magdalena Theron
April 4, 1877 (aged 84 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g1.
Death of a grandsonDavid Johannes Theron
June 15, 1878 (aged 85 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g2.
Text:

† op kommando aan die noord-grens 15.6.1878

Marriage of a grandsonPetrus Daniël GildenhuysFrancina Lodewica Johanna TheronView this family
December 30, 1878 (aged 86 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g3.
Death of a brotherPetrus Lodewicus Theron
July 10, 1880 (aged 87 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p214, b4c1d3e2.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 88 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 109 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 109 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

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 88 years)
Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamest…

In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a brotherJacobus Christiaan Gabriël Theron
June 19, 1883 (aged 90 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p216, b4c1d3e8.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 93 years)
Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a sonDavid Frederik Christiaan Theron
August 27, 1888 (aged 96 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p212, b4c1d3e1f2.
Death of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Theron
August 15, 1900 (aged 108 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p210, b4c1d3e1f1g8.
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 108 years)

Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1901_in_So…

Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: Wikipedia

War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 109 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 111 years)

Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1904_…

Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a grandsonGeorge Sebastiaan Nieuwoudt Theron
April 29, 1904 (aged 111 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g4.
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 113 years)

Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.…

Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 117 years)

Note: Union of South Africa established. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_of_South_…

Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherDaniël Johannes Theron

Death
Yes