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Sophia Raedergortz1665

Name
Sophia Raedergortz
Given names
Sophia
Surname
Raedergortz
Married name
Sophia Cloete
Also known as
Fytjie Raderootjes
MarriageJacob CloeteView this family
May 31, 1650

Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: a1
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Birth of a son
#1
Gerrit Cloete
1651
Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: b2
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Historical Event April 6, 1652

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Jan van Riebeeck arrives at the Cape in the Drommedaris and sets up a supply station and fortifications for the Dutch East India Company.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Elsje Cloete
1655
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Historical Event 1657
Source: SA Timeline
Note: First Freeburghers (Vrijburgers): The first nine men received grants of land along the Liesbeeck River (now Rondebosch)
Historical Event May 7, 1662

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Jan van Riebeeck leaves the Cape on promotion to a position on the Council of Justice in Batavia
Death May 28, 1665
Publication: AA Balkema/Kaapstad/Rotterdam (c) 1981, ISBN: 0 86961 135 6
Citation details: a1
Publication: http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm
Text:

(Kaap)

  1. Generation 1
    1. Sophia Raedergortz. She died on May 28, 1665 in Western Cape. She married Jacob Cloete on May 31, 1650. He was born in 1630 and died on May 23, 1693 at the age of 63.

      Children of Sophia Raedergortz and Jacob Cloete:

      1. Gerrit Cloete (16511704)
      2. Elsje Cloete (1655)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Gerrit Cloete, son of Jacob Cloete and Sophia Raedergortz, was born in 1651 in Europe and died in 1704 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape at the age of 53. He married Catharina Harmans on August 26, 1674 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She died in 1714.

      Children of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans:

      1. Jacob Cloete (16751713)
      2. Johannes H Cloete (16871732)
      3. Catharina Cloete (1698)
    2. Elsje Cloete, daughter of Jacob Cloete and Sophia Raedergortz, was born in 1655 in Europe. She married Willem van der Merwe, son of Schalk van der Merwe, on September 9, 1668 in Cape Town, Western Cape. He was born in 1643 and died on July 12, 1716 at the age of 73.

      Children of Elsje Cloete and Willem van der Merwe:

      1. Schalk van der Merwe (16731740)
      2. Marritje “Maria” van der Merwe (1675)
      3. Aletta “Aaltjie” van der Merwe (16841729)
      4. Magtilt van der Merwe (1691)
      5. Petronella van der Merwe (16921717)
      6. Elsje van der Merwe (16931745)
      7. Hendrik van der Merwe (16981762)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Jacob Cloete, son of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans, was baptized on November 3, 1675 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died in 1713 at the age of 37. He married Francina Viljoen (sister-in-law’s aunt’s son’s son-in-law’s aunt), daughter of Francois Villion and Cornelia Campenaar, on February 10, 1703. She was born in 1689 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape and died about 1713 in Cape Province.

      Children of Jacob Cloete and Francina Viljoen:

      1. Gerrit Cloete (1710)
    2. Johannes H Cloete, son of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans, was baptized on August 17, 1687 and died in 1732 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape at the age of 44. He married 2 times. The first time he married Annietjie Olivier (wife’s niece’s sister-in-law), daughter of Hendrik Corneliszoon Olivier and Beatrix Guiberthe Verwey,. She was born in 1691 and died about 1716. The second time he married Petronella van der Merwe (first cousin), daughter of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete,. She was born in 1692 and died between 1717 and 1718.

      Children of Johannes H Cloete and Annietjie Olivier:

      1. Johannes Hendrik Cloete (1715)

      Children of Johannes H Cloete and Petronella van der Merwe:

      1. Gerrit Cloete (17171798)
    3. Catharina Cloete, daughter of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans, was baptized on August 3, 1698. She married Hendrik van der Merwe (first cousin), son of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, on June 25, 1717. He was baptized on August 17, 1698 and died on September 23, 1762 at the age of 64.

    4. Schalk van der Merwe, son of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, was born on July 14, 1673 and died in 1740 at the age of 66. He married Anna Prevot after 1688. She died about 1745.

      Children of Schalk van der Merwe and Anna Prevot:

      1. Elsie van der Merwe (1697)
      2. Carel van der Merwe (1698)
      3. Jacob van der Merwe (17001769)
      4. Willem van der Merwe (17011776)
      5. Maria van der Merwe (1703)
      6. Anna van der Merwe (1704)
      7. Sophia van der Merwe (17061727)
      8. David van der Merwe (17071784)
      9. Pieter van der Merwe (17091738)
      10. Izaak van der Merwe (17111777)
      11. Martha van der Merwe (1713)
      12. Hendrik van der Merwe (1714)
      13. Gerrit van der Merwe (17161770)
      14. Roelof van der Merwe (1718)
      15. Petronella van der Merwe (1720)
    5. Marritje “Maria” van der Merwe, daughter of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, was baptized on December 29, 1675 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She married Berndt Burger. He died in 1705.

      Children of Marritje “Maria” van der Merwe and Berndt Burger:

      1. Barend Burger (1692)
      2. Willem Burger (1696)
      3. Andries Burger
      4. Helena Burger (1701)
      5. Jacobus Burger (1704)
    6. Aletta “Aaltjie” van der Merwe, daughter of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, was baptized on April 30, 1684 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died on September 30, 1729 in Vetrivier, Dist. Drakenstein, Western Cape at the age of 45. She married 2 times. The first time she married Marthinus van Staden, son of Maarten van Staden and Margaretha Ernst, about 1703. He was born in 1677 in Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands and died in 1707 at the age of 30. The second time she married Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg on August 14, 1708 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. He was born about 1661 and died about 1728 in Dist. Wellington, Western Cape.

      Children of Aletta “Aaltjie” van der Merwe and Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg:

      1. Johannes Janse van Rensburg (17091775)
      2. Elsie van Rensburg (17121762)
      3. Cecilia Janse van Rensburg (17151774)
      4. Willem Janse van Rensburg (17171746)
      5. Hendrik Janse van Rensburg (1723)
      6. Sophia van Rensburg (17251800)
    7. Magtilt van der Merwe, daughter of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, was baptized about 1691. She married Pieter Willems van Heerden on September 18, 1708 in Cape Town, Western Cape. He was born about 1681 in Heerde, Gelderland, Netherlands and died in 1763.

      Children of Magtilt van der Merwe and Pieter Willems van Heerden:

      1. Willem van Heerden (17091767)
      2. Elsie van Heerden (1711)
      3. Jacoba “Jabje” van Heerden (1720)
      4. Jacob van Heerden (17211749)
      5. Sophia van Heerden (1724)
      6. Maria van Heerden (1733)
    8. Petronella van der Merwe, daughter of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, was born in 1692 and died between 1717 and 1718. She married Johannes H Cloete (first cousin), son of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans,. He was baptized on August 17, 1687 and died in 1732 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape at the age of 44.

      Children of Petronella van der Merwe and Johannes H Cloete:

      1. Gerrit Cloete (17171798)
    9. Elsje van der Merwe, daughter of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, was born in 1693 and died on December 18, 1745 at the age of 52. She married Albert Lambertz Myburgh (brother-in-law’s niece-in-law’s great-uncle), son of Lambert Myburgh and Aaltje Albertz,. He was born in 1669 and died on December 19, 1749 at the age of 80.

      Children of Elsje van der Merwe and Albert Lambertz Myburgh:

      1. Willem Myburgh (1718)
      2. Jacobus Myburgh (1723)
    10. Hendrik van der Merwe, agriculturist, son of Willem van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, was baptized on August 17, 1698 and died on September 23, 1762 at the age of 64. He married 3 times. The first time he married Catharina Cloete (sister-in-law), daughter of Gerrit Cloete and Catharina Harmans, on June 25, 1717. She was baptized on August 3, 1698. The second time he married Aletta Keyser on November 26, 1747 in Paarl, Western Cape. She died before 1750. The third time he married Maria Fick on December 6, 1750 in Paarl, Western Cape.

      Children of Hendrik van der Merwe and Aletta Keyser:

      1. Hendrik van der Merwe (17481785)
      2. Aletta Sibella van der Merwe (1750)