Helena Johanna Margaretha Steenkamp, 18441874 (aged 30 years)

Name
Helena Johanna Margaretha /Steenkamp/
Given names
Helena Johanna Margaretha
Surname
Steenkamp
Name
Helena Johanna Margaretha /Theron/
Type
married name
Name
Elena Johanna Margaretha /Steenkamp/
Given names
Elena Johanna Margaretha
Surname
Steenkamp
Citation details: Death notice: Elena Johanna Margaretha STEENKAMP (1875), MOOC 6/9/150 #1371/1875, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-G3YD-W?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 28 September 2018), 007844947 > image 409 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 Jan 2019
Birth September 10, 1844 28 27

Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Text:

ABT 1854

Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4e2.
Note: Theron give birthdate as about 1854, rather taking the SAG data, which is 1844, baptised 1845.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 0)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Baptism September 18, 1845 29 28 (aged 1 year)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4e2.
Death of a motherJannetjie Sophia d'Orant
September 10, 1858 (aged 14 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 14 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

War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 20 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

MarriageAndries Willem Petrus LubbeView this family
October 9, 1871 (aged 27 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4e2.
MarriageSchalk Willem Petrus Schalk Profeet TheronView this family
September 9, 1872 (aged 27 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Citation details: Steenkamp, p156, b10c1d4e2.
Citation details: Death notice: Elena Johanna Margaretha STEENKAMP (1875), MOOC 6/9/150 #1371/1875, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-G3YD-W?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 28 September 2018), 007844947 > image 409 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 Jan 2019
Death of a paternal grandmotherMargaretha Johanna Wiese
December 17, 1873 (aged 29 years)
Citation details: Steenkamp, p155, b10c1.
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 57 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 57 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 20 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 22 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 28 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 December 2, 1874 (aged 30 years) Age: 20 years
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f3.
Citation details: Death notice: Elena Johanna Margaretha STEENKAMP (1875), MOOC 6/9/150 #1371/1875, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-G3YD-W?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 28 September 2018), 007844947 > image 409 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 11 Jan 2019
Note: Age at death seems to be Twintig, which is about 10y younger than the birth/baptism date, but the pa…

Age at death seems to be Twintig, which is about 10y younger than the birth/baptism date, but the parents of the deceased match with the record in SAG.