John Edward Graham Theron

30 July 1920–1 April 1982 (Age 61)
Pretoria, Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa

The Life of John Edward Graham

When John Edward Graham Theron was born on 30 July 1920, in Pretoria, Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa, his father, Jacob Benjamin Philippus Theron, was 33 and his mother, Jessie Alice Burroughs, was 27. He married Eileen Robinson in South Africa. He died on 1 April 1982, in Somerset West, Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 61.

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John Edward Graham Theron
Eileen Robinson

Spouse and Children

South Africa

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Benjamin Philippus Theron


    Jessie Alice Burroughs




World Events (8)


Age 2

Communist Party of South Africa established (after 1953, the South African Communist Party).

Age 3

Natives Urban Areas Act authorizes segregation in urban areas. South African Indian Congress established. South African Native National Congress becomes African National Congress (ANC).

Age 19

South Africa supports Allies in World War II.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Sherron .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Edward Graham Theron, "South Africa, Church of the Province of South Africa, Parish Registers, 1801-2004"
  • John Edward Graham Theron, "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989"
  • John Edward Graham Theron, "South Africa, Civil Marriage Records, 1840-1973"

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