Maria Justina Rykvoet, 1748

Name
Maria Justina /Rykvoet/
Name
Maria Justina /Theron/
Type
married name
Baptism November 24, 1748 23 21 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 5 years)

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Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…

A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony.

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 6 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die.
Marriage of a parentCarl Christoph RauchfussMaria Deliana HeynsView this family
September 3, 1758 (aged 9 years)

Citation details: Rauchfusz, p142, a1.
Death of a fatherCarl Christoph Rauchfuss
about 1768 (aged 19 years)

Citation details: Rauchfusz, p142, a1.
MarriageJan TheronView this family
May 6, 1770 (aged 21 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5.
Citation details: p21, no 11.
Text:

1770, den 6 Maij: Jan Theron van Cabo de Goede hoop, jongman burger aan Stellenbosch met Maria Justina Rykvoet van Cabo voornt:, jonge dogter

War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 32 years)

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Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English.
Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 31 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 35 years)

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Note: Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783).

War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 50 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 46 years)

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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.

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 48 years)

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Marriage of a childPieter Carel TheronAletta Catherina SteenbergView this family
August 14, 1798 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5d1.
Citation details: Steenberg, p243, b10.
Text:

x Kaapstad 14.10.1798

Note: SAG 12 gives October instead of August as marriage month.
Birth of a grandsonPieter Andreas Theron
July 22, 1799 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5d1e1.
Baptism of a grandsonPieter Andreas Theron
August 11, 1799 (aged 50 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5d1e1.
Birth of a grandsonJohannes Frederik Jan Theron
September 8, 1801 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p267, b4c5d1e2.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Frederik Jan Theron
October 4, 1801 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p267, b4c5d1e2.
Birth of a granddaughterMaria Justina Theron
August 19, 1803 (aged 54 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e3.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Justina Theron
September 25, 1803 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e3.
Birth of a granddaughterAletta Elizabeth Theron
January 2, 1806 (aged 57 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e4.
Baptism of a granddaughterAletta Elizabeth Theron
February 16, 1806 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e4.
Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Carolina Wilhelmina Theron
October 19, 1808 (aged 59 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e5.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Carolina Wilhelmina Theron
April 6, 1809 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e5.
Birth of a granddaughterAnna Maria Theron
March 25, 1811 (aged 62 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e6.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Maria Theron
August 25, 1811 (aged 62 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e6.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 66 years)

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Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 60 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region.
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 63 years)

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Birth of a grandsonCharl David Theron
May 14, 1813 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e7.
Death of a husbandJan Theron
1814 (aged 65 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5.
Birth of a granddaughterGertruida Magdalena Geertruij Theron
September 17, 1816 (aged 67 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p278, b4c5d1e8.
Baptism of a granddaughterGertruida Magdalena Geertruij Theron
October 7, 1816 (aged 67 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p278, b4c5d1e8.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 69 years)

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Birth of a grandsonIsaak Jacobus Gerhardus Theron
February 18, 1819 (aged 70 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p278, b4c5d1e9.
Baptism of a grandsonIsaak Jacobus Gerhardus Theron
April 12, 1819 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p278, b4c5d1e9.
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 71 years)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapma…

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.

Birth of a granddaughterJohanna Wilhelmina Theron
February 19, 1823 (aged 74 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p279, b4c5d1e10.
Baptism of a granddaughterJohanna Wilhelmina Theron
March 31, 1823 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p279, b4c5d1e10.
Marriage of a grandsonPaul Willem Jacobus van JaarsveldMaria Justina TheronView this family
June 6, 1823 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e3.
Marriage of a grandsonCornelis Hermanus Ernestus OlivierAletta Elizabeth TheronView this family
June 6, 1824 (aged 75 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e4.
Citation details: Olivier, p78, a1b2c2d6e2f1.
Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 76 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
Marriage of a grandsonPieter Andreas TheronHester Jacoba Maria BurgerView this family
October 22, 1826 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5d1e1.
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Andries THERON (1843), MOOC 6/9/30 #6170, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-6YG7?mode=g&i=77&cat=331262 image 78/2225 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Death notice: Hester Jacoba Maria BURGER (1884), MOOC 6/9/207 #8335/1884, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-HSZM-9?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZ1%3A1598082390 : 12 September 2017), 007844953 > image 548 of 2154; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Marriage of a grandsonJohannes Frederik Jan TheronSusanna Helena LubbeView this family
June 6, 1830 (aged 81 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p267, b4c5d1e2.
Marriage of a grandsonHeremias Hendrik NieuwoudtAnna Maria TheronView this family
April 8, 1832 (aged 83 years)
Citation details: Marriage: Heremias Hendrik NIEUWOUD and Anna Maria THERON (1832), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QD89?i=210&cat=959223 : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Text:

D. 8de April 32

Citation details: Death notice: Anna Maria NIEUWOUDT (1838), MOOC 6/9/13 #2940, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M9MK-T?mode=g&i=1014 image 1015/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e6.
Text:

26 FEB 1832

Citation details: Nieuwoudt, p364, b7c8d4.
Text:

x Graaff-Reinet 7.4.1832 Anna Maria THERON

Marriage date: Heremias Hendrik NIEUWOUD and Anna Maria THERON

The standard genealogies, Theron - Geslagsregister van Therons in Suid-Afrika and SAG 6 give 26.2.1832 and 7.4.1832 respectively. My transcription of the marriage record copy is 8.4.1832

Marriage of a grandsonCharl David TheronMaria Magdalena BurgerView this family
November 8, 1835 (aged 86 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e7.
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d3e2f4.
Citation details: Death notice: Maria Magdalena BURGER (1903), MOOC 6/9/182 #2779/1903, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ8-S37G-M?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SCV%3A1598082359 : 12 June 2018), 007844465 > image 1444 of 2103; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 86 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Marriage of a grandsonHendrik Johannes SmitGertruida Magdalena Geertruij TheronView this family
December 18, 1836 (aged 88 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p278, b4c5d1e8.
Citation details: Smit, p436, a4b3c13d6e8.
Text:

x Graaff-Reinet 18.12.1836 Geertruyda H. THERON

Death of a granddaughterAnna Maria Theron
July 29, 1838 (aged 89 years) Age: 26 years 4 months 2 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p274, b4c5d1e6.
Citation details: Death notice: Anna Maria NIEUWOUDT (1838), MOOC 6/9/13 #2940, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M9MK-T?mode=g&i=1014 image 1015/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a grandsonIsaak Jacobus Gerhardus TheronJohanna Christina Elizabeth JacobsView this family
October 13, 1839 (aged 90 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p278, b4c5d1e9.
Citation details: Death notice: Johanna Christina Elizabetha THERON (1842), MOOC 6/9/26 #5443, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQKB-T?mode=g&i=1484&cat=331262 image 1485/2223 : accessed 5 March 2107
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a sonPieter Carel Theron
August 23, 1841 (aged 92 years) Age: 70 years 2 months 22 days
Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Carel THERON (1841), MOOC 6/9/24 #5133, http://www.eggsa.org/documents/main.php?g2_itemId=991163 : accessed 23 Oct 2015
Text:

At what house or where the person died: On the Farm Rietvley voor-Snowbereg belonging to his son Peter Andries Theron

Marriage of a grandsonIsaak Jacobus Gerhardus TheronAnna Susanna Hendrina Maria NelView this family
January 16, 1843 (aged 94 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p278, b4c5d1e9.
Citation details: Marriage: Izak Johannes Gerhardus THERON and Anna Maria NEL (1843), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-6SD7-V?i=227&cat=244034 : accessed 20 Apr 2020
Death of a grandsonPieter Andreas Theron
May 17, 1843 (aged 94 years) Age: 43 years 8 months 17 days
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5d1e1.
Text:

op sy plaas Rietvley geleë in die veldkornetskap voor Sneeuwberg, afdeling Graaff-Reinet

Citation details: Death notice: Pieter Andries THERON (1843), MOOC 6/9/30 #6170, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-6YG7?mode=g&i=77&cat=331262 image 78/2225 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 95 years)

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Epidemic
Influenza
from 1857 to 1859 (aged 110 years)

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Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza.
War
American Civil War
from April 1861 to May 1865 (aged 116 years)

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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.

Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 153 years)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Trans…

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.

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 153 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer…

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.

Economic Event
Economic depression
1865 (aged 116 years)
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Economic Event
Diamonds discovered
1867 (aged 118 years)
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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.

Death of a motherJohanna van Ellewee

Death
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