Petrus Jacobus Theron, 18611900 (aged 39 years)

Name
Petrus Jacobus /Theron/
Given names
Petrus Jacobus
Surname
Theron
Birth July 13, 1861 40 37

Citation details: Deel 2, p210, b4c1d3e1f1g8.
Baptism January 26, 1862 40 37 (aged 6 months)
Citation details: Deel 2, p210, b4c1d3e1f1g8.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 3 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

Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Margaretha Frederica Theron
September 5, 1872 (aged 11 years)
Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p320, b1c1d7.
Death of a sisterAnna Margaretha Magdalena Theron
April 4, 1877 (aged 15 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p206, b4c1d3e1f1g1.
Death of a brotherDavid Johannes Theron
June 15, 1878 (aged 16 years)

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

† op kommando aan die noord-grens 15.6.1878

War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 19 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 40 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 40 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 40 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
Economic depression
1865 (aged 3 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 5 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

Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 12 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

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 19 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

Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 24 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 fatherDaniël Johannes Charl Theron

Death of a motherChristina Alida Nieuwoudt

Death August 15, 1900 (aged 39 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p210, b4c1d3e1f1g8.