Charles Petrus Theron, 17851858 (aged 73 years)

Name
Charles Petrus /Theron/
Given names
Charles Petrus
Surname
Theron
Birth calculated March 24, 1785 32 32
Citation details: Death notice: Charles Petrus THERON (1858), MOOC 6/9/82 #5210, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CS7S-H?i=1213&cat=331262 : accessed 12 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism March 27, 1785 32 32 (aged 3 days)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d4.
Death of a paternal grandfatherDavid Theron
December 1786 (aged 1 year)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 13 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 9 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 11 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMagdalena Marais
1805 (aged 19 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p466, b7.
MarriageAnna Magdalena van der MerweView this family
March 2, 1806 (aged 20 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

War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 30 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 23 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 26 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 33 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Death of a motherRegina Catharina Vogel
December 31, 1818 (aged 33 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
Marriage of a parentJacobus Petrus TheronMaria Magdalena LuttigView this family
March 4, 1820 (aged 34 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 34 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 40 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d2.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 39 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 childRoelof Charles MalherbeMaria Catharina TheronView this family
May 7, 1826 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e2.
Death of a fatherJacobus Petrus Theron
January 21, 1829 (aged 43 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6.
Death of a sisterMaria Martha Theron
August 10, 1834 (aged 49 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

Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 49 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 wifeAnna Magdalena van der Merwe
July 1, 1840 (aged 55 years) Age: 52 years 7 months 24 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d4.
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: primary evidence
Citation details: van der Merwe, p587, b2c15d3e8.
Marriage of a childSchalk Willem TheronHelena Margaretha VoigtView this family
January 30, 1844 (aged 58 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7.
Citation details: Marriage: Schalk Willem THERON and Helena Margaretha VOIGT (1844), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-W4QR?i=681&cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 58 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Birth of a grandsonCharles Petrus Theron
August 24, 1845 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f1.
Baptism of a grandsonCharles Petrus Theron
September 16, 1845 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f1.
Birth of a grandsonJohan Carel Theron
September 3, 1848 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f2.
Baptism of a grandsonJohan Carel Theron
September 24, 1848 (aged 63 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f2.
Birth of a granddaughterAnna Margaretha Theron
July 30, 1850 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f3.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Margaretha Theron
August 18, 1850 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f3.
Birth of a granddaughterHelena Catharina Theron
June 27, 1852 (aged 67 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f4.
Baptism of a granddaughterHelena Catharina Theron
July 25, 1852 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f4.
Birth of a grandsonSchalk Willem Theron
August 17, 1854 (aged 69 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f5.
Baptism of a grandsonSchalk Willem Theron
September 10, 1854 (aged 69 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p479, b7c6d4e7f5.
Birth of a grandsonJacobus Daniël Koos Theron
July 5, 1856 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p480, b7c6d4e7f6.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Daniël Koos Theron
August 3, 1856 (aged 71 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p480, b7c6d4e7f6.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 73 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

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 116 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 116 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

Death May 8, 1858 (aged 73 years) Age: 73 years 1 month 14 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d4.
Citation details: Death notice: Charles Petrus THERON (1858), MOOC 6/9/82 #5210, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CS7S-H?i=1213&cat=331262 : accessed 12 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence