Johanna Jacoba Theron, 17511813 (aged 61 years)

Name
Johanna Jacoba /Theron/
Given names
Johanna Jacoba
Surname
Theron
Name
Johanna Jacoba /Marais/
Type
married name
Name
Johanna Jacoba /van der Merwe/
Type
married name
Baptism May 30, 1751 32 27 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c5.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 2 years)

Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…

A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 3 years)

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: [Wikipedia](https:…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a paternal grandmotherMarie-Jeanne des Pres
1763 (aged 11 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p1, a1.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 25 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 29 years)

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: [Wikipedia](https:/…

French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 28 years)

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikip…

The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 32 years)

Note: Consequence of signing the [Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Pa…

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783). Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherDavid Theron
December 1786 (aged 35 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 47 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 43 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 45 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a sisterAnna Magdalena Theron
1800 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7c2.
Death of a motherMagdalena Marais
1805 (aged 53 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7.
Death of a sisterMartha Cecilia Theron
before August 16, 1808 (aged 57 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7c4.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 64 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 57 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 60 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Death May 23, 1813 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c5.