Christina Botma, 1795

Name
Christina /Botma/
Given names
Christina
Surname
Botma
Baptism August 9, 1795 30 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 3 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 0)

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 1 year)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 20 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 13 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

MarriageJohannes TheronView this family
October 3, 1812 (aged 17 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2.
Citation details: p83, no 36.
Text:

1812, den 3 Oct. Johannes Theron Pieter Zoon van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jongman Burger alhier met Christiena Bothma van Cabo voornoemd, Jonge Dogter

Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 16 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 23 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 24 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

Death of a maternal grandmotherJohanna Catharina Kruger
November 26, 1824 (aged 29 years)
Citation details: Kruger, p482, a2b2c1.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 29 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

Marriage of a childFrans Stephanus Jacobus MaritzHuibrecht TheronView this family
July 31, 1831 (aged 35 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f1.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 39 years)

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

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childPetrus Jacobus TheronMargaretha Magdalena MaritzView this family
September 3, 1839 (aged 44 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2.
Birth of a grandsonJohannes Gysbert Theron
August 25, 1840 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2g1.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Gysbert Theron
September 7, 1840 (aged 45 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2g1.
Birth of a granddaughterBreggie Elizabeth Theron
March 8, 1842 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p124, b4c1d2e2f2g2.
Baptism of a granddaughterBreggie Elizabeth Theron
June 16, 1842 (aged 46 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p124, b4c1d2e2f2g2.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 48 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Theron
August 13, 1845 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p124, b4c1d2e2f2g3.
Baptism of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Theron
September 14, 1845 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p124, b4c1d2e2f2g3.
Birth of a granddaughterChristina Anna Geertruida Theron
April 3, 1847 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g4.
Baptism of a granddaughterChristina Anna Geertruida Theron
September 5, 1847 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g4.
Marriage of a childPetrus Jacobus TheronJohanna Christina TheronView this family
December 2, 1850 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2.
Citation details: Marriage: Petrus Jacobus THERON and Johanna Christina THERON (1850), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK8-29YN-V?i=427&cat=244034 : accessed 22 Apr 2020
Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Christina Theron
September 6, 1853 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g6.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Christina Theron
February 15, 1854 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g6.
Birth of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Theron
March 25, 1856 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g7.
Baptism of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Theron
June 1, 1856 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g7.
Death of a husbandJohannes Theron
October 25, 1858 (aged 63 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
Quality of data: primary evidence
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 63 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

Birth of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Lodewicus Theron
August 8, 1860 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g8.
Baptism of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Lodewicus Theron
December 25, 1860 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g8.
Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Christina Theron
January 27, 1864 (aged 68 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p134, b4c1d2e2f2g9.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Christina Theron
March 27, 1864 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p134, b4c1d2e2f2g9.
Marriage of a grandsonJohannes Gysbert TheronElsje Sophia Johanna TheronView this family
April 17, 1865 (aged 69 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2g1.
Citation details: Deel 2, p223, b4c1d3e8f2.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 69 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

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 69 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 71 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

Birth of a grandsonStephanus Johannes Christiaan Theron
March 27, 1868 (aged 72 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p134, b4c1d2e2f2g10.
Baptism of a grandsonStephanus Johannes Christiaan Theron
September 6, 1868 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p134, b4c1d2e2f2g10.
Birth of a granddaughterHubregge Maria Theron
September 10, 1870 (aged 75 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p135, b4c1d2e2f2g11.
Baptism of a granddaughterHubregge Maria Theron
September 25, 1870 (aged 75 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p135, b4c1d2e2f2g11.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 78 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

Marriage of a childPetrus Jacobus TheronCecilia Jacoba SmitView this family
January 31, 1876 (aged 80 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2.
Text:

(wed. v. Philip Mans)... d.v. Cornelius Mans en Nina van Wyk

Note: Cecilia Jacoba SMIT's parents and her late husband have the same surname in the source reference. Da…

Cecilia Jacoba SMIT's parents and her late husband have the same surname in the source reference. Data therefore not included in this record.

Citation details: Death notice: Cicilya Jacoba SMIT (1887), MOOC 6/9/244 #725, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-D3MH-9?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-S8Q%3A1598082395 : 28 September 2018), 007844956 > image 860 of 2061; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 29 Apr 2020
Marriage of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Lodewicus TheronBeatrix TheronView this family
May 18, 1880 (aged 84 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p171, b4c1d2e5f1g4.
Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g8.
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 85 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 85 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

Death of a grandsonDaniël Johannes Theron
February 4, 1884 (aged 88 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p133, b4c1d2e2f2g7.
Death of a granddaughterBreggie Elizabeth Theron
January 10, 1886 (aged 90 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p124, b4c1d2e2f2g2.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 90 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 grandsonJohannes Gysbert Theron
June 14, 1894 (aged 98 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2g1.
Death of a grandsonPetrus Jacobus Theron
July 24, 1894 (aged 98 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p124, b4c1d2e2f2g3.
Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 105 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

Death of a sonPetrus Jacobus Theron
April 1, 1902 (aged 106 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p120, b4c1d2e2f2.
War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 106 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 106 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 106 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 108 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 110 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 114 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 116 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

Death of a granddaughterHubregge Maria Theron
October 13, 1913 (aged 118 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p135, b4c1d2e2f2g11.
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 123 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Death of a motherHuybrecht Cloete

Death
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