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Roelof van HeerdenAge: 47 years17441791

Name
Roelof van Heerden
Given names
Roelof
Surname
van Heerden
Birth 1744 34 30

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p578, b2c13d5e1.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d5.
Baptism December 25, 1744

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p424, b5c3d4.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9.
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Prevot
about 1745 (Age 12 months)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Baptism of a brotherDavid van Heerden
June 1, 1747 (Age 3 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c10.
Baptism of a brotherPetrus Johannes van Heerden
March 8, 1750 (Age 6 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c11.
Marriage of a siblingPieter Willem van HeerdenAnna Sophia van der MerweView this family
March 14, 1751 (Age 7 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11d1.
Marriage of a siblingSchalk Willem van HeerdenLouisa van der MerweView this family
October 3, 1752 (Age 8 years)
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p235, b1c2.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p538, b2c4d6.
Historical Event 1754 (Age 10 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 11 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Marriage of a siblingHendrik van HeerdenAletta van der MerweView this family
February 6, 1757 (Age 13 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p564, b2c11d3.
Marriage of a siblingSchalk Willemse van der MerweMagteld van HeerdenView this family
May 7, 1758 (Age 14 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p567, b2c13d1.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c3.
Marriage of a siblingPetrus van der MerweAnna Sophia van HeerdenView this family
May 8, 1759 (Age 15 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p242, b1c6.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Hendrik Schalk VAN DER MERWE (1838), MOOC 6/9/12 #2585/1838, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M99V-F?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZZ%3A1598082366 : 12 September 2017), 007844935 > image 640 of 2253; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 4 Nov 2018
Marriage of a siblingIzaak van HeerdenMagdalena TheronView this family
July 27, 1760 (Age 16 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p465, b5c4.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5.
Marriage of a siblingHendrik van HeerdenAnna Sophia van der MerweView this family
April 4, 1762 (Age 18 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p576, b2c13d3.
Death of a paternal grandfatherPieter Willems van Heerden
1763 (Age 19 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, a1.
Marriage of a siblingJacobus van HeerdenJohanna TheronView this family
December 15, 1765 (Age 21 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p465, b5c5.
MarriageMartha Sophia PretoriusView this family
May 4, 1766 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p545, b2c9d6e6.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p424, b5c3d4.
Death of a fatherWillem van Heerden
1767 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1.
Baptism of a daughterMaartje van Heerden
April 19, 1767 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9d1.
Baptism of a daughterAnna Sophia van Heerden
November 20, 1768 (Age 24 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9d2.
Marriage of a siblingDavid van HeerdenMartha PienaarView this family
April 30, 1769 (Age 25 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p504, b2c2d6.
Text:

BEF 1774

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c10.
Marriage of a siblingPetrus Johannes van HeerdenMaria Magdalena MyburghView this family
August 12, 1770 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d11.
Text:

BEF 1789

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c11.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p756, b2c2d2.
Marriage of a siblingHendrik van HeerdenAnna LateganView this family
January 6, 1771 (Age 27 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4.
Death of a brotherDavid van Heerden
1773 (Age 29 years)

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Burger, p504, b2c2d6.
Text:

BEF 1775

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c10.
Baptism of a daughterMachteld Aletta van Heerden
April 23, 1775 (Age 31 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p578, b2c13d5e1.
Death of a sisterAnna Sophia van Heerden
May 15, 1775 (Age 31 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2.
Marriage of a siblingIzaak van HeerdenGeertruida Woutrina de VosView this family
May 28, 1775 (Age 31 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p450, b4c9.
Text:

BEF 1779

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5.
Death of a brotherIzaak van Heerden
1776 (Age 32 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5.
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p450, b4c9.
Text:

BEF 1779

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p465, b5c4.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 32 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Americans declare independece
Birth of a daughter
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Elsie Johanna van Heerden
1777 (Age 33 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p545, b2c9d6e6.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 36 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 36 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Marriage of a siblingPieter Willem van HeerdenRachel Johanna PretoriusView this family
April 18, 1781 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p407, b3c9d2.
War 1784 (Age 40 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Marriage of a siblingSchalk Willem du ToitMagteld van HeerdenView this family
February 26, 1786 (Age 42 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p567, b2c13d1.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c3.
Publication: Vol. 13, T-U (2006) ISBN: 0-7972-1086-5
Citation details: du Toit, p246, a1b5c1d2.
Marriage of a childJacobus Lodevicus van der MerweAnna Sophia van HeerdenView this family
March 11, 1787 (Age 43 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9d2.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p557, b2c11d2e5.
Death of a brotherPetrus Johannes van Heerden
1787 (Age 43 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d11.
Text:

BEF 1790

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c11.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 45 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French Revolution
Death 1791 (Age 47 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9.
  1. Generation 1
    1. Roelof van Heerden, son of Willem van Heerden and Martha van der Merwe, was born in 1744 and died in 1791 at the age of 47. He married Martha Sophia Pretorius (first cousin once removed descending), daughter of Johannes Lodewicus Pretorius and Anna Sophia Botha, on May 4, 1766. She was baptized on December 3, 1747 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died in 1798 in Loeriesfontein, Dist. Camdeboo, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 50.

      Children of Roelof van Heerden and Martha Sophia Pretorius:

      1. Maartje van Heerden (1767)
      2. Anna Sophia van Heerden (1768)
      3. Machteld Aletta van Heerden (1775)
      4. Elsie Johanna van Heerden (1777)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Maartje van Heerden, daughter of Roelof van Heerden and Martha Sophia Pretorius, was baptized on April 19, 1767. She married Willem Aaron van Heerden (first cousin), son of Hendrik van Heerden and Anna Sophia van der Merwe, in 1795. He was baptized on December 25, 1766.

      Children of Maartje van Heerden and Willem Aaron van Heerden:

      1. Anna Sophia van Heerden (1797)
      2. Martha Sophia van Heerden (18001838)
    2. Anna Sophia van Heerden, daughter of Roelof van Heerden and Martha Sophia Pretorius, was baptized on November 20, 1768. She married 2 times. The first time she married Jacobus Lodevicus van der Merwe (second cousin), son of Schalk Willem van der Merwe and Johanna Adriana Smit, on March 11, 1787. He was baptized on December 25, 1765 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. The second time she married Jacob Andries Cornelis Weideman.

      Children of Anna Sophia van Heerden and Jacob Andries Cornelis Weideman:

      1. Anna Sophia Weideman (17991854)
    3. Machteld Aletta van Heerden, daughter of Roelof van Heerden and Martha Sophia Pretorius, was baptized on April 23, 1775. She married Hendrik van der Merwe (uncle’s son), son of Carel van der Merwe and Aletta Helena van der Merwe,. He was born on December 10, 1770 in Dist. Worcester, Western Cape and died on June 17, 1838 in Matjiesfontein, Sneeuberg, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 67.

    4. Elsie Johanna van Heerden, daughter of Roelof van Heerden and Martha Sophia Pretorius, was born in 1777. She married Izaak van der Merwe (first cousin), son of David Schalk van der Merwe and Anna Maria Pretorius,. He was baptized on September 2, 1770 and died in 1821 at the age of 50.

      Children of Elsie Johanna van Heerden and Izaak van der Merwe:

      1. Willem Hendrik van der Merwe (18001854)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Anna Sophia van Heerden, daughter of Willem Aaron van Heerden and Maartje van Heerden, was baptized on November 5, 1797. She married Jacobus Johannes Pienaar on July 12, 1812 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Anna Sophia van Heerden and Jacobus Johannes Pienaar:

      1. Jacobus Johannes Pienaar (18251864)
    2. Martha Sophia van Heerden, daughter of Willem Aaron van Heerden and Maartje van Heerden, was baptized on October 4, 1800 and died on June 17, 1838 in Kareebosch, Dist. Murraysburg, Western Cape at the age of 37. She married David Carel Theron (aunt’s son-in-law), son of Pieter Lodewyk Theron and Johanna Wilhelmina Maasdorp, on August 4, 1816 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born calculated 1783 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on August 4, 1858 in Murraysburg, Western Cape.

      Children of Martha Sophia van Heerden and David Carel Theron:

      1. David Carel Theron (18191888)
    3. Anna Sophia Weideman, daughter of Jacob Andries Cornelis Weideman and Anna Sophia van Heerden, was baptized on October 5, 1799 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on January 8, 1854 in Kleinfontein, Murraysburg, Western Cape at the age of 54. She married Willem Hendrik van der Merwe (first cousin), son of Izaak van der Merwe and Elsie Johanna van Heerden, on June 2, 1822 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He was born about 1800 in Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on January 28, 1854 in Spitskop, Agter-Sneeuberg, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Anna Sophia Weideman and Willem Hendrik van der Merwe:

      1. Anna Sophia van der Merwe (18231846)
    4. Willem Hendrik van der Merwe, son of Izaak van der Merwe and Elsie Johanna van Heerden, was born about 1800 in Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on January 28, 1854 in Spitskop, Agter-Sneeuberg, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. He married Anna Sophia Weideman (first cousin), daughter of Jacob Andries Cornelis Weideman and Anna Sophia van Heerden, on June 2, 1822 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was baptized on October 5, 1799 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died on January 8, 1854 in Kleinfontein, Murraysburg, Western Cape at the age of 54.

      Children of Willem Hendrik van der Merwe and Anna Sophia Weideman:

      1. Anna Sophia van der Merwe (18231846)