Izaak Gerhardus Theron, 17951852 (aged 56 years)

Name
Izaak Gerhardus /Theron/
Birth calculated December 8, 1795 53 33
Citation details: Death notice: Izaak Gerhardus THERON (1852), MOOC 6/9/59 #1599 1/2, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-8L5?mode=g&i=1448&cat=331262 image 1449/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: Based on age at death
Baptism December 20, 1795 53 33 (aged 12 days)
Citation details: Deel 2, p297, b4c5d10.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 3 years)

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Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 0)

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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.

Death of a paternal grandmotherAnna du Plessis
1796 (aged 0)

Citation details: Deel 2, p107, b4.
Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797 (aged 1 year)

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Death of a maternal grandfatherCharl du Plessis
July 31, 1797 (aged 1 year)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p158, b2c4.
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 13 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 16 years)

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Marriage of a parentCarel de VogelGeertruy Magdalena du PlessisView this family
August 29, 1813 (aged 17 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p167, b2c4d12.
Death of a fatherJan Theron
1814 (aged 18 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p252, b4c5.
MarriageJohanna Geertruida BarnardView this family
January 29, 1815 (aged 19 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p297, b4c5d10.
Citation details: Barnard, p136, b2c1d6e1.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 19 years)

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Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 22 years)

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Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 24 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.

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 29 years)

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Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling.
MarriageLea Magdalena BarnardView this family
July 8, 1826 (aged 30 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p297, b4c5d10.
Citation details: Death notice: Izaak Gerhardus THERON (1852), MOOC 6/9/59 #1599 1/2, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-8L5?mode=g&i=1448&cat=331262 image 1449/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 39 years)

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Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony.
Death of a half-brotherPieter Carel Theron
August 23, 1841 (aged 45 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
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At what house or where the person died: On the Farm Rietvley voor-Snowbereg belonging to his son Peter Andries Theron

Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 48 years)

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Death of a brotherCharl David Charles Theron
November 25, 1848 (aged 52 years) Age: 64 years
Citation details: Death notice: Charl David THERON (1848), MOOC 6/9/46 #9848, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MSYY-H?mode=g&i=1358&cat=331262 image 1359/2283 : accessed 8 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Deel 2, p280, b4c5d6.
Death of a brotherGabriel Jacobus Theron
April 20, 1851 (aged 55 years) Age: 53 years 8 months 2 days
Citation details: Death notice: Gabriel Jacobus THERON (1851), MOOC 6/9/54 #845, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-KY7?mode=g&i=543&cat=331262 image 544/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Deel 2, p338, b4c5d11.
Marriage of a childWillem Christiaan TheronAnna Susanna Annie PretoriusView this family
May 26, 1851 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p314, b4c5d10e9.
Citation details: Pretorius, p399, b3c7d1e9f8.
Citation details: Marriage: Willem Christian THERON and Anna Susanna PRETORIUS (1851), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSK8-G956-X?i=550&cat=244034 : accessed 23 Apr 2020
Birth of a granddaughterCatharina Petronella Theron
August 12, 1852 (aged 56 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p314, b4c5d10e9f1.
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (49 years after death)

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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.

Death of a motherGeertruy Magdalena du Plessis

Death August 26, 1852 (aged 56 years) Age: 56 years 8 months 18 days
Citation details: Death notice: Izaak Gerhardus THERON (1852), MOOC 6/9/59 #1599 1/2, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB5S-8L5?mode=g&i=1448&cat=331262 image 1449/2173 : accessed 11 Mar 2017
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Deel 2, p297, b4c5d10.