Sara Margareth Theron, 1879

Name
Sara Margareth /Theron/
Given names
Sara Margareth
Surname
Theron
Name
Sara Margareth /van Schalkwyk/
Type
married name
Birth December 29, 1879 26 17

Citation details: Deel 2, p207, b4c1d3e1f1g5h1.
Baptism March 21, 1880 26 18 (aged 2 months)
Citation details: Deel 2, p207, b4c1d3e1f1g5h1.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 1 year)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 1 year)
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 6 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

Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 21 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 22 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 22 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 22 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

Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 24 years)

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

Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 26 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 30 years)

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

Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 32 years)

Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cas…

Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban. Source: Wikipedia

War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 38 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 38 years)

Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit…

An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherDaniël Johannes Charl Theron
March 5, 1926 (aged 46 years)
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Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 49 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century. Source: Wikipedia

War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 65 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II)
Death of a brotherDaniël Johannes Theron
December 25, 1953 (aged 73 years)
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Death of a brotherPetrus Daniël Theron
January 9, 1958 (aged 78 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p207, b4c1d3e1f1g5h6.
Death of a brotherDavid Johannes Theron
March 28, 1958 (aged 78 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p208, b4c1d3e1f1g5h7.
Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 81 years)
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: [Wi…

Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 81 years)

Note: South Africa becomes a republic. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_in_South_Afr…

South Africa becomes a republic. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a brotherJan Harmse Theron
January 30, 1967 (aged 87 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p208, b4c1d3e1f1g5h11.
Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990 (aged 110 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
First General Elections
April 27, 1994 (aged 114 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_general_election,_1994)
Death of a motherJohanna Christina Gildenhuys

Death
Yes