Christiaan Gabriël Theron, 18051879 (aged 74 years)

Name
Christiaan Gabriël /Theron/
Given names
Christiaan Gabriël
Surname
Theron
Birth January 14, 1805 40 31

Citation details: Deel 2, p185, b4c1d2e10.
Baptism February 22, 1805 41 31 (aged 1 month)
Citation details: Deel 2, p185, b4c1d2e10.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 10 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 3 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 6 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 13 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 14 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 19 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Death of a maternal grandmotherJohanna Catharina Kruger
November 26, 1824 (aged 19 years)
Citation details: Kruger, p482, a2b2c1.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 19 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

MarriageAnna Cornelia SmitView this family
July 2, 1826 (aged 21 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p185, b4c1d2e10.
Death of a fatherPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 9, 1830 (aged 25 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4c1d2.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 29 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 brotherDaniël Johannes Theron
September 27, 1842 (aged 37 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p171, b4c1d2e5.
Text:

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
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Note: Transposition error in [Theron]?
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 38 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a brotherJacobus Lodewicus Theron
February 22, 1853 (aged 48 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
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Death of a half-brotherPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 26, 1858 (aged 53 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
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Death of a half-brotherJohannes Theron
October 25, 1858 (aged 53 years) Age: 68 years 6 months 25 days

Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2.
Citation details: Death notice: Johannes THERON (1858), MOOC 6/9/84 #5594, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CSWC-H?mode=g&cat=331262 image 1619/2166 : accessed 13 Mar 2017
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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 53 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 60 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 brotherJasper Theron
September 14, 1869 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p199, b4c1d2e11.
Death of a sisterJohanna Wilhelmina Theron
February 20, 1875 (aged 70 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p205, b4c1d2e12.
Death of a wifeAnna Cornelia Smit
October 28, 1877 (aged 72 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p185, b4c1d2e10.
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 96 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 96 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 59 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 61 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 68 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 of a motherAnna Maria Cloete

Death April 5, 1879 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p185, b4c1d2e10.