Theunis Christiaan de Klerk, b1c1d8 (1786 - 1816) MP

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Birthplace: Bruintjieshoogte, Swartland, Kaap, Suid Afrika
Death: Died in Suid Afrika
Cause of death: Gehang as Slagtersnek rebel - Bron: Van Vogelvalleij na Verre velde. Dr D de Klerk 2013
Managed by: June Barnes (Buchanan)
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About Theunis Christiaan de Klerk, b1c1d8

Theunis Christiaan de Klerk was one of the Slagtersnek rebels. He, along with 5 others, was charged with Armed rebellion and High Treason. He was married to Johanna Prinslo. They had 5 daughters and his son, also christened Theunis Christiaan, was born 22.11.1815,while his father was on the run from the law. A few days later Theunis snr. surrendered.

Theunis Christiaan snr. was one of 6 rebels hanged at Slagtersnek.

A list of all those charged can be found on the NAAIRS site. vol.809, ref.15.

There is a full account of the rebellion in the book Battles of South Africa.

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Theunis Christiaan de Klerk, b1c1d8's Timeline

October 1, 1786
Swartland, Kaap, Suid Afrika
December 15, 1788
Age 2
West Coast DC, Western Cape, South Africa
November 30, 1805
Age 19
Graaff Reinet, Kaap, Suid Afrika
October 29, 1806
Age 20
May 30, 1808
Age 21
Cradock, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
June 26, 1812
Age 25
July 23, 1814
Age 27
November 22, 1815
Age 29
Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
March 9, 1816
Age 29
Suid Afrika