Maria Martha Theron, 17781834 (aged 55 years)

Name
Maria Martha /Theron/
Given names
Maria Martha
Surname
Theron
Name
Maria Martha /de Villiers/
Type
married name
Baptism October 11, 1778 25 26 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d1.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 2 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 1 year)

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 5 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 paternal grandfatherDavid Theron
December 1786 (aged 8 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 20 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 16 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 18 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMagdalena Marais
1805 (aged 26 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 37 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 30 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 33 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 39 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Death of a motherRegina Catharina Vogel
December 31, 1818 (aged 40 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
Marriage of a parentJacobus Petrus TheronMaria Magdalena LuttigView this family
March 4, 1820 (aged 41 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 41 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 brotherDavid Abraham Theron
November 28, 1825 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d2.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 46 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 fatherJacobus Petrus Theron
January 21, 1829 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
Death August 10, 1834 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d1.
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Martha THERON (1834), MOOC 6/9/2 #399, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQJ-683V?mode=g&i=440&cat=331262 image 441/2202 : accessed 4 March 2017
Text:

Drowned in the Bergrivier