Theunis Christiaan de Klerk, c1d8

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Theunis Christiaan de Klerk, c1d8

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Swartland, WesKaap, Suid-Afrika
Death: Died in distrik Somerset-Oos, OosKaap, Suid Afrika
Cause of death: Gehang as Slagtersnek rebel - Bron: Van Vogelvalleij na Verre velde. Dr D de Klerk 2013
Place of Burial: OosKaap, Suid-Afrika
Immediate Family:

Son of Willem Abraham de Klerk, b4c1 and Catharina van Aarde, a1b2c5
Husband of Johanna Petronella Prinsloo, d4e4 and Petronella Johanna de Klerk, d6e3
Father of Catharina Maria de Klerk, b4c1d8e1; Elizabeth Johanna De Klerk, b1c1d8e2; Catharina Margaretha Maria de Beer; Johanna Petronella Muller, b4c1d8e4; Francina Christina Willemina de Beer, b4c1d8e5 and 1 other
Brother of Barend Jacobus de Klerk, b4c1d1; Hilletjie Levina de Klerk, c1d2; Engela Helena de Klerk, c1d3; Catharina Wilhelmina de Klerk; Anna Maria Elisabeth Charlotte du Plessis, c1d5 and 2 others

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About Theunis Christiaan de Klerk, c1d8

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, c1d8's Timeline

1786
October 1, 1786
Swartland, WesKaap, Suid-Afrika
1788
December 15, 1788
Age 2
WesKaap, Suid-Afrika
1806
October 29, 1806
Age 20
1808
May 30, 1808
Age 21
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1810
September 21, 1810
Age 23
Graaff-Reinet, Kaapkolonie, Suid Afrika
1812
June 26, 1812
Age 25
1814
July 23, 1814
Age 27
1815
November 22, 1815
Age 29
Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1816
March 9, 1816
Age 29
distrik Somerset-Oos, OosKaap, Suid Afrika