Anna Magdalena van der Merwe, 17871840 (aged 52 years)

Name
Anna Magdalena /van der Merwe/
Given names
Anna Magdalena
Surname
van der Merwe
Name
Anna Magdalena /Theron/
Type
married name
Birth calculated November 7, 1787 42
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: secondary evidence
Citation details: van der Merwe, p587, b2c15d3e8.
Baptism November 23, 1788 43 (aged 1 year)

Citation details: Deel 2, p467, b7c6d4.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p587, b2c15d3e8.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 11 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 7 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

Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna du Toit
February 29, 1796 (aged 8 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p584, b2c15.
Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 9 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
MarriageCharles Petrus TheronView this family
March 2, 1806 (aged 18 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

Death of a fatherSchalk Willem van der Merwe
September 7, 1809 (aged 21 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p586, b2c15d3.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 28 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 21 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 24 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 30 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 32 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

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 37 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 38 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p468, b7c6d4e2.
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 47 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 July 1, 1840 (aged 52 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.