Martha Margaretha Theron, 18181859 (aged 40 years)

Name
Martha Margaretha /Theron/
Given names
Martha Margaretha
Surname
Theron
Name
Martha Margaretha /Retief/
Type
married name
Birth August 28, 1818 48 45

Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d1e13.
Baptism October 19, 1818 49 45 (aged 1 month)
Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d1e13.
Death of a fatherJacobus Arnoldus Theron
December 6, 1819 (aged 1 year)

Cause: ox crushes his head
Citation details: Theron, b4c7d1
Text:

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Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1.
Marriage of a parentWillem Jacobus van der MerweElsabé Johanna DuvenhageView this family
October 8, 1820 (aged 2 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1.
Citation details: Death notice: Elsabe Johanna VAN DER MERWE (1840), MOOC 6/9/19 #4145, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ2H-C?i=55&cat=331262 image 56/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: van der Merwe, p572, b2c13d2e2.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 1 year)

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 6 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

Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 16 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 motherElsabé Johanna Duvenhage
February 9, 1840 (aged 21 years) Age: 66 years 10 months 19 days
Citation details: Theron, b4c7d1
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1.
Citation details: Death notice: Elsabe Johanna VAN DER MERWE (1840), MOOC 6/9/19 #4145, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQ2H-C?i=55&cat=331262 image 56/2223 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 25 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Death of a brotherThomas Francois Theron
April 11, 1856 (aged 37 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p372, b4c7d1e4.
Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 40 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 83 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 83 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 June 20, 1859 (aged 40 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p390, b4c7d1e13.