Pieter Willem Theron, 18561922 (aged 66 years)

Name
Pieter Willem /Theron/
Given names
Pieter Willem
Surname
Theron
Birth April 23, 1856 39 44
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Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Willem THERON (1922), TAB MHG #49487, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-R93Q-D?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BRS%3A1590242770 : 6 April 2020), 007818080 > image 1293 of 2555; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2020
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Baptism May 18, 1856 39 44 (aged 25 days)
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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 2 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

Death of a fatherDaniël Jacobus Theron
March 4, 1864 (aged 7 years)
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War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 9 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues includin…

In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 45 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 45 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

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 8 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1865_in_South_Africa)
Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 10 years)
Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250…

The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas Phillipus Theron
December 23, 1871 (aged 15 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p431, b4c7d9.
Economic Event
Gold discovered
September 1873 (aged 17 years)
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilgrim%27s_…

Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field. Source: Wikipedia

MarriageJacoba Alida WeidemanView this family
September 2, 1878 (aged 22 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p438, b4c7d9e2f7.
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Willem THERON (1922), TAB MHG #49487, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-R93Q-D?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BRS%3A1590242770 : 6 April 2020), 007818080 > image 1293 of 2555; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2020
War
First Boer War
from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (aged 24 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Boer_War)
Economic Event
Gold discovered
1881 (aged 24 years)
Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamest…

In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a sonDaniël Jacobus Theron
November 10, 1885 (aged 29 years)
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Economic Event
Gold discovered
1886 (aged 29 years)
Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precur…

Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a sonTheron
April 19, 1890 (aged 33 years)
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Death of a motherCatharina Maria Gerber
May 4, 1890 (aged 34 years)
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Death of a daughterTheron
July 11, 1893 (aged 37 years)
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Epidemic
Bubonic plague
February 1, 1901 (aged 44 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

War
Second Boer War
from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (aged 46 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Boer_War)
Epidemic
Pneumonic plague
February 1904 (aged 47 years)

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

Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childLourens Niekerk van NiekerkCatharina Maria TheronView this family
December 26, 1905 (aged 49 years) Husband: 27 years Wife: 23 years
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Citation details: Marriage: Lourens Niekerk VAN NIEKERK and Catharina Maria THERON (1905), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C919-79MW-T?i=383&cat=671879 : accessed 3 May 2020
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 49 years)

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

Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a childDavid Arnold AndrewsMaria Margaretha TheronView this family
April 22, 1907 (aged 50 years)
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Death of a sonPieter Willem Theron
October 7, 1907 (aged 51 years)
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Death of a half-brotherThomas Phillipus Theron
June 30, 1908 (aged 52 years)
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Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 54 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 55 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

Birth of a grandsonPieter Willem Theron
1915 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p438, b4c7d9e2f7g4h2.
Death of a brotherDaniël Jacobus Bernardus Theron
November 3, 1915 (aged 59 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p436, b4c7d9e2f3.
Death of a grandsonPieter Willem Theron
before 1917 (aged 60 years) Age: Infant

Citation details: Deel 2, p438, b4c7d9e2f7g4h2.
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Marriage of a childAugustus Palmer-OwenJacoba Alida Johanna TheronView this family
April 7, 1917 (aged 60 years)
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Death of a daughterCatharina Maria Theron
October 24, 1918 (aged 62 years)
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War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 62 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I)
Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 61 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

Death of a wifeJacoba Alida Weideman
December 8, 1919 (aged 63 years)
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Citation details: Gravestone: P W THERON (-1922) and Jacoba A THERON (-1919), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1925740 : accessed 27 Apr 2020
MarriageSusanna Wilhelmina Jacoba JoubertView this family
between 1920 and 1922 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p438, b4c7d9e2f7.
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Willem THERON (1922), TAB MHG #49487, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-R93Q-D?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BRS%3A1590242770 : 6 April 2020), 007818080 > image 1293 of 2555; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2020
Citation details: Death notice: Susanna Wilhelmina Jacoba JOUBERT (1934), TAB MHG 85940. FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSX-HHWC-4?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BYZ%3A1590242840 : 6 April 2020), 007820964 > image 1363 of 2309; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 23 Sep 2020
Death August 7, 1922 (aged 66 years) Age: 66 years 6 months
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Citation details: Gravestone: P W THERON (-1922) and Jacoba A THERON (-1919), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1925740 : accessed 27 Apr 2020
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Willem THERON (1922), TAB MHG #49487, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSSW-R93Q-D?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BRS%3A1590242770 : 6 April 2020), 007818080 > image 1293 of 2555; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 10 May 2020
Burial
Citation details: Gravestone: P W THERON (-1922) and Jacoba A THERON (-1919), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=1925740 : accessed 27 Apr 2020