Petrus Jacobus Theron, 17881858 (aged 70 years)

Name
Petrus Jacobus /Theron/
Given names
Petrus Jacobus
Surname
Theron
Birth calculated July 23, 1788 24 27
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2e1.
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1788

Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Jacobus THERON (1858), MOOC 6/9/83 #5300, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CS7H-T?mode=g&i=1309&cat=331262 image 1310/2166 : accessed 13 Mar 2017
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Note: Based on age at death
Baptism October 12, 1788 24 28 (aged 2 months)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2e1.
Occupation
wine farmer

Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Jacobus THERON (1858), MOOC 6/9/83 #5300, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CS7H-T?mode=g&i=1309&cat=331262 image 1310/2166 : accessed 13 Mar 2017
Text:

Wijnboer

Death of a motherAnna Maria van der Westhuyzen
April 16, 1790 (aged 1 year)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Marriage of a parentPetrus Jacobus TheronAnna Maria CloeteView this family
October 2, 1791 (aged 3 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Citation details: Cloete, p591, b2c1d4e8f8.
Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Johannes THERON (1842), MOOC 6/9/27 #5740, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ5W-7?mode=g&i=1812&cat=331262 image 1813/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 10 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 6 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 8 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 27 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 20 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 23 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 30 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 31 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

Marriage of a parentPetrus Jacobus TheronSusanna Aletta KorffView this family
October 4, 1824 (aged 36 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 36 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 fatherPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 9, 1830 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 46 years)

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

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a half-brotherDaniël Johannes Theron
September 27, 1842 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p171, b4c1d2e5.
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29 JUL 1842

Citation details: Death notice: Daniel Johannes THERON (1842), MOOC 6/9/27 #5740, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ5W-7?mode=g&i=1812&cat=331262 image 1813/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: Transposition error in [Theron]?
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 55 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a half-brotherJacobus Lodewicus Theron
February 22, 1853 (aged 64 years) Age: 53 years 3 months 19 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p172, b4c1d2e7.
Citation details: Death notice: Jacobus Lodowicus THERON (1853), MOOC 6/9/62 #1898, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-DKZ?mode=g&i=1883&cat=331262 image 1884/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 70 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

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 113 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 113 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

Death July 26, 1858 (aged 70 years) Age: 70 years 0 months 3 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2e1.
Citation details: Death notice: Petrus Jacobus THERON (1858), MOOC 6/9/83 #5300, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CS7H-T?mode=g&i=1309&cat=331262 image 1310/2166 : accessed 13 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence