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Barend VorsterAge: 66 years17261793

Name
Barend Vorster
Given names
Barend
Surname
Vorster
Publication: Vol. 15, Vis-Wal (2007) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1175-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1175-9
Citation details: Vorster, p92, b3.

Barend Johannes Vorster

Name
Barend Johannes Vorster
Given names
Barend Johannes
Surname
Vorster
Baptism December 1, 1726
Publication: Vol. 15, Vis-Wal (2007) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1175-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1175-9
Citation details: Vorster, p92, b3.
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p437, a4b6c5.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elisabeth Helena Vorster

Publication: Vol. 15, Vis-Wal (2007) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1175-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1175-9
Citation details: Vorster, p168, b3c6.
Death of a fatherJan “Hans” Vorster
about 1729 (Age 2 years)

Publication: Vol. 15, Vis-Wal (2007) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1175-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1175-9
Citation details: Vorster, p92, a1.
MarriageDorothea Maria SmitView this family
between January 15, 1745 and April 3, 1746 (Age 18 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p348, b5c7.
Publication: Vol. 15, Vis-Wal (2007) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1175-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1175-9
Citation details: Vorster, p92, b3.
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p437, a4b6c5.
Historical Event 1754 (Age 27 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony
Epidemic May 1, 1755 (Age 28 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Birth of a daughter
#2
Hester Aletta Vorster
about 1756 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p348, b5c7.
Baptism of a daughterHester Aletta Vorster
August 1, 1756 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p348, b5c7.
Baptism of a daughterElisabeth Helena Vorster
September 3, 1758 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Vol. 15, Vis-Wal (2007) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1175-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1175-9
Citation details: Vorster, p168, b3c6.
Death of a motherElisabeth Lubbe
March 13, 1770 (Age 43 years)
Publication: Vol. 15, Vis-Wal (2007) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1175-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1175-9
Citation details: Vorster, p92, a1.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 49 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Americans declare independece
Marriage of a childSchalk Jacobus BurgerHester Aletta VorsterView this family
May 25, 1777 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d3.
Publication: Transcribed by Trysie Joubert, Marelize Keyter, Marie Greyvenstein and Annatje Erasmus as part of the eGGSA Project, from VC 664, Cape Archives Repository
Citation details: p30, no 14
Text:

25 May 1777 1777, den 25 Maij Schalk Jacobus Burger van Cabo de Goede Hoop, status: jongman occupation: burger aan Stellenbosch met Hester Aletta Vorster van Cabo voorn', status: Weduwe wijlen Willem van Heerden

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Alwyn Petrus BURGER (1858), MOOC 6/9/83 #5261/1858, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CSW5-L?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZX%3A1598082377 : 12 September 2017), 007844939 > image 1269 of 2166; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Dippenaar [Bygewerk 03/13] Dippenaar_201303.pdf purchased 18 Sep 2015
Citation details: b5c2
Shared note: Hester Aletta Vorster incorrectly noted as Venter in SAG 1, Burger, p501, b2c1d3e10.
Marriage of a childPieter Schalk van HeerdenElisabeth Helena VorsterView this family
August 3, 1777 (Age 50 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Marais, p426, b2c2d1e2f4.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Publication: Vol. 15, Vis-Wal (2007) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1175-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1175-9
Citation details: Vorster, p168, b3c6.
Baptism of a granddaughterHelena Jacoba Burger
September 5, 1779 (Age 52 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d3e1.
Birth of a grandson
#1
Barend Bartholomeus Burger
about 1780 (Age 53 years)

Publication: Dippenaar [Bygewerk 03/13] Dippenaar_201303.pdf purchased 18 Sep 2015
Citation details: b5c2
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d3e2.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 54 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Britain declares war on the Netherlands. French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English
Historical Event 1780 (Age 53 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Baptism of a granddaughterSophia van Heerden
March 30, 1782 (Age 55 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4e3.
Baptism of a granddaughterDorothea Maria Burger
October 5, 1783 (Age 56 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d3e3.
Baptism of a grandsonPieter Willem van Heerden
October 26, 1783 (Age 56 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4e4.
War 1784 (Age 57 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Baptism of a grandsonSchalk Willemse Burger
May 6, 1787 (Age 60 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d3e4.
Birth of a grandson
#2
Alwyn Petrus Burger
1788 (Age 61 years)
Publication: Eerste uitgawe (c) Augustus 2015 ISBN 978-0-620-65425-8 isakbosman@gmail.com Posbus 1094, Sanlamhof, 7532
Citation details: p347, b5c6.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Alwyn Petrus BURGER (1858), MOOC 6/9/83 #5261/1858, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CSW5-L?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZX%3A1598082377 : 12 September 2017), 007844939 > image 1269 of 2166; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Nov 2018
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Baptism of a grandsonAlwyn Petrus Burger
November 26, 1788 (Age 61 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p500, b2c1d3e5.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 62 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French Revolution
Baptism of a granddaughterHesther Catharina Burger
October 24, 1790 (Age 63 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p501 b2c1d3e6.
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Petrus Burger
September 30, 1792 (Age 65 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p501 b2c1d3e7.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Jacobus Burger
August 18, 1793 (Age 66 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p501 b2c1d3e8.
Publication: History of the Burger Family in South Africa, maintained by Juan Burger
Citation details: Willem Jacobus BURGER (1793-1877), https://burgerfamilie.com/getperson.php?personID=I177&tree=Tree5 : accessed 1 May 2020
Death about 1793 (Age 66 years)
Publication: Vol. 15, Vis-Wal (2007) ISBN-10: 0-7972-1175-6 ISBN-13: 978-0-7972-1175-9
Citation details: Vorster, p92, b3.
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p437, a4b6c5.
Text:

BET 01 MAY 1793 AND 29 MAY 1794

  1. Generation 1
    1. Barend Vorster, son of Jan “Hans” Vorster and Elisabeth Lubbe, was baptized on December 1, 1726 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died about 1793 in Kleyne Valley, Dist. Tulbagh, Western Cape. He married Dorothea Maria Smit (first cousin’s sister-in-law), daughter of Alewijn Smit de oude and Hester Bekker, between January 15, 1745 and April 3, 1746 in Roodezand, Tulbagh, Western Cape. She was baptized on April 8, 1730 in Drakenstein, Western Cape and died after May 1797.

      Children of Barend Vorster and Dorothea Maria Smit:

      1. Hester Aletta Vorster (1756)
      2. Elisabeth Helena Vorster (17581801)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Hester Aletta Vorster, daughter of Barend Vorster and Dorothea Maria Smit, was born about 1756 in Tigerkloof, Piketberg, Western Cape. She married Schalk Jacobus Burger (first cousin), son of Barend Burger and Helena Smit, on May 25, 1777 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. He was baptized on December 24, 1747.

      Children of Hester Aletta Vorster and Schalk Jacobus Burger:

      1. Helena Jacoba Burger (1779)
      2. Barend Bartholomeus Burger (1780)
      3. Dorothea Maria Burger (1783)
      4. Schalk Willemse Burger (1787)
      5. Alwyn Petrus Burger (17881858)
      6. Hesther Catharina Burger (1790)
      7. Andries Petrus Burger (1792)
      8. Willem Jacobus Burger (17931877)
      9. Johanna Elizabeth Burger (1794)
      10. Anna Sophia Burger (17971847)
    2. Elisabeth Helena Vorster, daughter of Barend Vorster and Dorothea Maria Smit, was born in Tigerkloof, Piketberg, Western Cape and died about 1801. She married Pieter Schalk van Heerden (uncle’s nephew), son of Pieter Willem van Heerden and Anna Sophia van der Merwe, on August 3, 1777. He was baptized on November 13, 1757 and died in 1814 at the age of 56.

      Children of Elisabeth Helena Vorster and Pieter Schalk van Heerden:

      1. Sophia van Heerden (1782)
      2. Pieter Willem van Heerden (17831830)
      3. Izak Johannes van Heerden (1794)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Barend Bartholomeus Burger, son of Schalk Jacobus Burger and Hester Aletta Vorster, was born about 1780. He married Rachel Maria Dippenaar (sister-in-law), daughter of Michaelis Christoffel Dippenaar and Anna Smit, on October 4, 1801 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was born about February 1782 in Dist. Cradock, Eastern Cape and died on July 6, 1857 in Rietvley, Sneeuberg, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Barend Bartholomeus Burger and Rachel Maria Dippenaar:

      1. Anna Maria Burger (1803)
      2. Hester Jacoba Maria Burger (18071884)
      3. Maria Magdalena Burger (18141818)
      4. Maria Magdalena Burger (18181903)
    2. Alwyn Petrus Burger, son of Schalk Jacobus Burger and Hester Aletta Vorster, was born in 1788 in Camdeboo, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on June 17, 1858 in Schoonberg, Gatsrivier, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 70. He married 2 times. The first time he married Maria Magdalena Dippenaar (sister-in-law), daughter of Michaelis Christoffel Dippenaar and Anna Smit, on September 13, 1812 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born calculated 1789 in Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on July 28, 1876. The second time he married Hendrina Petronella Vorster about 1831.

      Children of Alwyn Petrus Burger and Maria Magdalena Dippenaar:

      1. Anna Magdalena Burger (1816)
      2. Hester Aletta Burger (18181819)
      3. Hester Aletta Burger (18191888)
      4. Schalk Jacobus Burger (18221891)
      5. Anna Magdalena Burger (1825)
      6. Alewyn Petrus Burger (1830)

      Children of Alwyn Petrus Burger and Hendrina Petronella Vorster:

      1. Jacobus Petrus Francois Burger
      2. Aletta Elizabeth Petronella Burger (1832)
      3. Elsje Sophia Burger (1833)
    3. Willem Jacobus Burger, son of Schalk Jacobus Burger and Hester Aletta Vorster, was baptized on August 18, 1793 and died on November 15, 1877 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 84. He married Geertruy Jacoba Pienaar on May 18, 1817 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was born on March 21, 1799 and died on November 17, 1868 in De Rust, Sneeuberg, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 69.

      Children of Willem Jacobus Burger and Geertruy Jacoba Pienaar:

      1. Schalk Jacobus Burger (18221881)
    4. Johanna Elizabeth Burger, daughter of Schalk Jacobus Burger and Hester Aletta Vorster, was baptized on November 16, 1794. She married Schalk Johannes Burger (first cousin), son of Willem Burger and Judith Catharina Grundlingh, on September 20, 1812 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was baptized on April 26, 1789.

    5. Anna Sophia Burger, daughter of Schalk Jacobus Burger and Hester Aletta Vorster, was born on May 2, 1797 and died on December 9, 1847 at the age of 50. She married Alwyn Jacobus Dippenaar (brother-in-law), son of Michaelis Christoffel Dippenaar and Anna Smit, on May 30, 1813 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born on December 20, 1792 in Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on December 9, 1853 in Dist. Bloemfontein, Free State at the age of 60.

      Children of Anna Sophia Burger and Alwyn Jacobus Dippenaar:

      1. Hester Sophia Dippenaar (1816)
      2. Anna Maria Dippenaar (1816)
      3. Michiel Christoffel Dippenaar (18241901)
      4. Alwyn Jacobus Dippenaar (18261892)
      5. Schalk Willem Dippenaar (18271881)
      6. Helena Jacoba Dippenaar (18311852)
      7. Johannes Stephanus “Jan” Dippenaar (18361862)
      8. Johanna Elisabeth Dippenaar (1838)
    6. Sophia van Heerden, daughter of Pieter Schalk van Heerden and Elisabeth Helena Vorster, was baptized on March 30, 1782. She married Jacobus Marais (great-aunt’s aunt’s grandson), son of Charles Marais and Rachel Hugo, on November 23, 1798. He was born on June 8, 1779.

      Children of Sophia van Heerden and Jacobus Marais:

      1. Anna Elizabeth Marais (18091839)
    7. Pieter Willem van Heerden, son of Pieter Schalk van Heerden and Elisabeth Helena Vorster, was baptized on October 26, 1783 and died in 1830 at the age of 46. He married Anna Sophia Pretorius in 1801.

      Children of Pieter Willem van Heerden and Anna Sophia Pretorius:

      1. Isaac Johannes van Heerden (18171891)
    8. Izak Johannes van Heerden, son of Pieter Schalk van Heerden and Elisabeth Helena Vorster, was baptized on April 20, 1794. He married Engela Elizabeth Pretorius (second cousin’s wife), daughter of Willem Pretorius and Engela Smit, on May 30, 1813 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was baptized on September 25, 1789.

      Children of Izak Johannes van Heerden and Engela Elizabeth Pretorius:

      1. Johannes Lodewikus van Heerden (1823)