Daniël Johannes Theron, 18391927 (aged 88 years)

Name
Daniël Johannes /Theron/
Given names
Daniël Johannes
Surname
Theron
Birth March 7, 1839 26 19

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Baptism August 11, 1839 27 19 (aged 5 months)
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Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 4 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 19 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

MarriageElsabé Catharina ImmelmanView this family
May 11, 1863 (aged 24 years)
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War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 26 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 grandfatherSchalk Willem Petrus Burger
June 16, 1868 (aged 29 years) Age: 84 years 2 months 15 days
Citation details: Burger, p504, b2c2d9e1.
Citation details: Death notice: Schalk Willem Petrus BURGER (1864), MOOC 6/9/124 #4528, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-MSSV-6?mode=g&i=1793&cat=331262 image 1794/2192 : accessed 2 March 2017
Death of a wifeElsabé Catharina Immelman
June 12, 1876 (aged 37 years)

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MarriageMaria Magdalena RuppingView this family
February 26, 1877 (aged 37 years)
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Death of a sisterJohanna Francina Maria Theron
1879 (aged 39 years)

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Death of a motherJohanna Adriana Maria Burger
October 30, 1880 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Johanna Adriana Maria BURGER (1819-1880), https://www.burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I565&tree=Tree5 : accessed 30 Apr 2020
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 42 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
Death of a fatherJacobus Christiaan Gabriël Theron
June 19, 1883 (aged 44 years)
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Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 62 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 62 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 25 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 27 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 34 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 41 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 46 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 wifeMaria Magdalena Rupping
October 10, 1891 (aged 52 years)
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MarriageSusanna Petronella ViviersView this family
November 14, 1892 (aged 53 years)
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Birth of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Theron
May 22, 1893 (aged 54 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Theron
July 2, 1893 (aged 54 years)
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Birth of a granddaughterMagdalena Christina Susanna Theron
January 28, 1895 (aged 55 years)

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Baptism of a granddaughterMagdalena Christina Susanna Theron
April 14, 1895 (aged 56 years)
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Birth of a granddaughterElla Catharina Theron
December 21, 1896 (aged 57 years)

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Baptism of a granddaughterElla Catharina Theron
April 18, 1897 (aged 58 years)
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Birth of a grandsonLeonardus Dirk Theron
February 11, 1898 (aged 58 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonLeonardus Dirk Theron
April 24, 1898 (aged 59 years)
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Death of a daughterJohanna Maria Theron
May 14, 1899 (aged 60 years)
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Text:

Kleinkookfontein, Willistin, distrik Frasersburg

Birth of a granddaughterMartha Sophia Theron
July 12, 1900 (aged 61 years)

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Baptism of a granddaughterMartha Sophia Theron
September 30, 1900 (aged 61 years)
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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 61 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

Birth of a grandsonJohannes Andries Theron
April 5, 1902 (aged 63 years)

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War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 63 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Andries Theron
November 9, 1902 (aged 63 years)
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Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 64 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 66 years)

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

Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childWillem TheronHester Sophia TheronView this family
February 10, 1908 (aged 68 years)
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Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 71 years)

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

Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia

Birth of a grandsonJacobus Christiaan Theron
August 31, 1910 (aged 71 years)

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Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Christiaan Theron
October 2, 1910 (aged 71 years)
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Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 72 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

Birth of a grandsonWillem Francois Theron
September 4, 1913 (aged 74 years)
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Marriage of a childSchalk Willem Petrus TheronChristina Alida TheronView this family
April 8, 1918 (aged 79 years)
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War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 79 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 78 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 brotherJacobus Christiaan Theron
October 7, 1920 (aged 81 years)
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Death of a daughterMaria Magdalena Theron
October 31, 1921 (aged 82 years)

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Marriage of a grandsonLeonardus Dirk TheronMargaret TheronView this family
May 29, 1922 (aged 83 years)
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Death August 7, 1927 (aged 88 years)
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