Jacobus Petrus Theron, 17521829 (aged 76 years)

Name
Jacobus Petrus /Theron/
Given names
Jacobus Petrus
Surname
Theron
Baptism December 31, 1752 34 28 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 1 year)

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 2 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 10 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p1, a1.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 23 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
MarriageRegina Catharina VogelView this family
September 22, 1776 (aged 23 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 27 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 27 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 31 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 33 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 46 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 42 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 44 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a sisterAnna Magdalena Theron
1800 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7c2.
Death of a motherMagdalena Marais
1805 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7.
Marriage of a childCharles Petrus TheronAnna Magdalena van der MerweView this family
March 2, 1806 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d4.
Text:

02 AUG 1806

Citation details: Death notice: Anna Magdalena THERON (1840), MOOC 6/9/21 #4443, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQGZ-D?mode=g&i=391&cat=331262 image 392/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: van der Merwe, p587, b2c15d3e8.
Citation details: Marriage: Charl Petrus THERON and Anna Magdalena VAN DER MERWE (1806), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-3SRQ-3?i=96&cat=244034 : accessed 8 Aug 2019

Marriage: Charl Petrus THERON and Anna Magdalena VAN DER MERWE (1806)

Theron gives 2.8.1806 while marriage record (1696-1899) is 2.3.1806

Baptism of a granddaughterSusanna Wilhelmina Theron
March 27, 1808 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d4e1.
Death of a sisterMartha Cecilia Theron
before August 16, 1808 (aged 55 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7c4.
Birth of a granddaughterMaria Catharina Theron
June 12, 1809 (aged 56 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e2.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Catharina Theron
June 25, 1809 (aged 56 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e2.
Marriage of a childDavid Abraham TheronGeertruy Catharina ViljoenView this family
May 6, 1810 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d2.
Citation details: Marriage: David Abraham THERON and Geertruyda Catarina VILJOEN (1810), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-3SRH-1?i=104&cat=244034 : accessed 8 Aug 2019

Marriages: Geertruy Catharina VILJOEN (1774-)

SAG 14 has her second marriage with David Abraham THERON without a date, but according to the marriage register the THERON marriage should be her first (1810), followed by the RETIEF marriage in 1829.

Birth of a granddaughterAnna Magdalena Theron
August 2, 1812 (aged 59 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e3.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Magdalena Theron
August 16, 1812 (aged 59 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e3.
Death of a sisterJohanna Jacoba Theron
May 23, 1813 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c5.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 62 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 56 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 59 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a grandsonJacobus Petrus Theron
July 5, 1816 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e4.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Petrus Theron
July 14, 1816 (aged 63 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e4.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 65 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Death of a wifeRegina Catharina Vogel
December 31, 1818 (aged 66 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
Birth of a granddaughterCharlotta Petronella Theron
September 20, 1819 (aged 66 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p471, b7c6d4e5.
Baptism of a granddaughterCharlotta Petronella Theron
October 3, 1819 (aged 66 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p471, b7c6d4e5.
MarriageMaria Magdalena LuttigView this family
March 4, 1820 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
Citation details: p163
Text:

4 Mar [1820] [1820], Maart 4 Jacobus Petrus Theron, Sen. Oud Diacon der Paarlsche Gemeente van Cabo de Goede Hoopv, Weduwnaar and Maria Magdalena Luttig van Cabo voorn:, Weduwe wijlen Willem Sebastiaan De Vos

Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 67 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

Birth of a grandsonCharles Petrus Theron
February 15, 1821 (aged 68 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p471, b7c6d4e6.
Baptism of a grandsonCharles Petrus Theron
March 11, 1821 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p471, b7c6d4e6.
Birth of a grandsonSchalk Willem Theron
April 30, 1822 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7.
Baptism of a grandsonSchalk Willem Theron
June 30, 1822 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7.
Death of a sonDavid Abraham Theron
November 28, 1825 (aged 72 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d2.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 72 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 grandsonRoelof Charles MalherbeMaria Catharina TheronView this family
May 7, 1826 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e2.
Death of a sisterMaria Elisabeth Theron
September 16, 1826 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7c1.
Death January 21, 1829 (aged 76 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.