Helena Margaretha Theron, 18871972 (aged 85 years)

Name
Helena Margaretha /Theron/
Given names
Helena Margaretha
Surname
Theron
Birth October 13, 1887 31 23

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Baptism December 25, 1887 31 23 (aged 2 months)
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Death of a motherMartha Magdalena Dreyer
July 19, 1897 (aged 9 years)
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Death of a brotherJacobus Daniël Theron
October 21, 1897 (aged 10 years)
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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 13 years)

Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1901_in_So…

Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a paternal grandmotherHelena Margaretha Voigt
March 10, 1902 (aged 14 years)
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War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 14 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 14 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 14 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

Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 16 years)

Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1904_…

Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 18 years)

Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.…

Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherJacobus Daniël Koos Theron
March 4, 1910 (aged 22 years)
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Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 22 years)

Note: Union of South Africa established. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_of_South_…

Union of South Africa established. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 24 years)

Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cas…

Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban. Source: Wikipedia

War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 31 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 30 years)

Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit…

An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 41 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century. Source: Wikipedia

War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 57 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II)
Death of a sisterMartha Magdalena Theron
January 13, 1946 (aged 58 years)
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Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 73 years)
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: [Wi…

Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 73 years)

Note: South Africa becomes a republic. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_in_South_Afr…

South Africa becomes a republic. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a brotherSchalk Willem Theron
December 23, 1966 (aged 79 years)
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Never married
Yes

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Death December 3, 1972 (aged 85 years)
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