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Maria Magdalena van der Westhuizen1710

Name
Maria Magdalena van der Westhuizen
Given names
Maria Magdalena
Surname
van der Westhuizen
Married name
Maria Magdalena Olivier
Baptism November 16, 1710

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p105, a2b7.
Epidemic March 16, 1713 (Age 2 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony
Death of a maternal grandmotherAletta Verwey
May 1721 (Age 10 years)

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p69, a1.
MarriageGerrit OlivierView this family
April 30, 1730 (Age 19 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p760, b2c5.
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p105, a2b7.
Baptism of a daughterCatharina Olivier
March 25, 1731 (Age 20 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p760, b2c5.
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elizabeth Olivier
November 7, 1734 (Age 23 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2.
Death of a fatherNicolaas van der Westhuizen
October 8, 1736 (Age 25 years)

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p83, a1b5.
Death of a motherCatharina Olivier
about 1736 (Age 25 years)

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p83, a1b5.
Baptism of a sonHendrik Olivier
November 18, 1736 (Age 26 years)

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p106, a2b7c4.
Death of a husbandGerrit Olivier
about 1746 (Age 35 years)

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p105, a2b7.
Text:

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Marriage of a childJacobus MyburghCatharina OlivierView this family
February 20, 1747 (Age 36 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p760, b2c5.
Marriage of a childWillem MyburghElizabeth OlivierView this family
April 26, 1750 (Age 39 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2.
Baptism of a grandsonAlbert Myburgh
May 2, 1751 (Age 40 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2d1.
Historical Event 1754 (Age 43 years)

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Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena Myburgh
April 6, 1755 (Age 44 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p756, b2c2d2.
Epidemic May 1, 1755 (Age 44 years)

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Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
Baptism of a grandsonGerrit Myburgh
July 4, 1756 (Age 45 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4.
Baptism of a granddaughterElsie Myburgh
July 10, 1757 (Age 46 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p756, b2c2d3.
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Catharina Engela Myburgh
October 22, 1758 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Catharina MEYBURG (1841), MOOC 6/9/24 #5216, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQLY-J?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1238 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p765, b2c5d5.
Marriage of a childHendrik OlivierRenske van der WaltView this family
March 24, 1765 (Age 54 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2d1e1.
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p106, a2b7c4.
Baptism of a grandsonGerrit Olivier
March 12, 1766 (Age 55 years)

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p106, a2b7c4d1.
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Olivier
February 14, 1768 (Age 57 years)
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p106, a2b7c4d2.
Marriage of a grandchildPetrus Johannes van HeerdenMaria Magdalena MyburghView this family
August 12, 1770 (Age 59 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 grandchildAlbert MyburghAnna Elisabeth TheronView this family
May 9, 1773 (Age 62 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2d1.
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p4, b2c4d3.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 65 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Beatrix Olivier
October 3, 1778 (Age 67 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2d1e1.
Marriage of a grandchildGerrit MyburghAnna Cecilia OlivierView this family
July 18, 1779 (Age 68 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p761, b2c5d4.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 70 years)

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Note: Britain declares war on the Netherlands. French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English
Historical Event 1780 (Age 69 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Marriage of a grandchildFrancois SmitCatharina Engela MyburghView this family
October 3, 1784 (Age 73 years)

Publication: Vol. 11, Scho-Sny (2004) ISBN: 0-7972-1031-8
Citation details: Smit, p435, a4b3c13d5.
Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Catharina MEYBURG (1841), MOOC 6/9/24 #5216, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MQLY-J?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZV%3A1598082367 : 12 September 2017), 007844936 > image 1238 of 2223; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 7 Dec 2019
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p765, b2c5d5.
War 1784 (Age 73 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Marriage of a grandchildAndries OlivierCecilia Johanna KorffView this family
February 22, 1789 (Age 78 years)

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p106, a2b7c4d2.
Marriage of a grandchildPhillipus du PlessisMaria Magdalena MyburghView this family
December 5, 1790 (Age 80 years)

Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d11.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p756, b2c2d2.
Marriage of a grandchildGerrit OlivierHester MyburghView this family
February 3, 1793 (Age 82 years)

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p106, a2b7c4d1.
Marriage of a grandchildWillem MyburghBeatrix OlivierView this family
May 5, 1796 (Age 85 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2d1e1.
Death of a grandsonAlbert Myburgh
September 21, 1798 (Age 87 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2d1.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 78 years)

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Note: French Revolution
Historical Event 1795 (Age 84 years)

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Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of the Dutch East India Company and established an independent government at Graaff Reinet. 18 June - Swellendam follows Graaff Reinet and declares a republic under Hermanus Steyn. The Netherlands is invaded by the French under the leadership of Napoléon Bonaparte. A republic is declared by Dutch revolutionaires and the Prince of Orange flees to England. 16 September – British forces under General Sir James Henry Craig seizes the Cape Colony for the Stadtholder Prince William V of Orange. The republics of Graaff Reinet and Swellendam reject the British and the British army is sent in.The start of free trade was announced
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 86 years)

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Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 92 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Napoleonic Wars
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 98 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Town founded 1812 (Age 101 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 107 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 109 years)

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Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier
Economic Event 1825 (Age 114 years)

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Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
  1. Generation 1
    1. Maria Magdalena van der Westhuizen, daughter of Nicolaas van der Westhuizen and Catharina Olivier, was baptized on November 16, 1710. She married Gerrit Olivier (first cousin once removed ascending), son of Hendrik Corneliszoon Olivier and Beatrix Guiberthe Verwey, on April 30, 1730. He was baptized on May 31, 1693 in Cape Town, Western Cape and died about 1746.

      Children of Maria Magdalena van der Westhuizen and Gerrit Olivier:

      1. Catharina Olivier (1731)
      2. Elizabeth Olivier (1734)
      3. Hendrik Olivier (1736)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Catharina Olivier, daughter of Gerrit Olivier and Maria Magdalena van der Westhuizen, was baptized on March 25, 1731. She married Jacobus Myburgh (brother-in-law), son of Albert Lambertz Myburgh and Elsje van der Merwe, on February 20, 1747. He was baptized on December 19, 1723 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape.

      Children of Catharina Olivier and Jacobus Myburgh:

      1. Gerrit Myburgh (1756)
      2. Catharina Engela Myburgh (17581841)
    2. Elizabeth Olivier, daughter of Gerrit Olivier and Maria Magdalena van der Westhuizen, was born on November 7, 1734. She married Willem Myburgh (brother-in-law), son of Albert Lambertz Myburgh and Elsje van der Merwe, on April 26, 1750. He was baptized on February 17, 1718.

      Children of Elizabeth Olivier and Willem Myburgh:

      1. Albert Myburgh (17511798)
      2. Maria Magdalena Myburgh (1755)
      3. Elsie Myburgh (1757)
    3. Hendrik Olivier, son of Gerrit Olivier and Maria Magdalena van der Westhuizen, was baptized on November 18, 1736. He married Renske van der Walt, daughter of Geele Andriesz van der Walt and Johanna Weyers, on March 24, 1765. She was baptized on November 13, 1746.

      Children of Hendrik Olivier and Renske van der Walt:

      1. Gerrit Olivier (1766)
      2. Andries Olivier (1768)
      3. Beatrix Olivier (1778)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Gerrit Myburgh, son of Jacobus Myburgh and Catharina Olivier, was baptized on July 4, 1756. He married Anna Cecilia Olivier (second cousin’s sister-in-law), daughter of Philippus Arnoldus Olivier and Anna Catharina Putter, on July 18, 1779 in Swartland, Western Cape. She was born on February 7, 1762 and died on June 24, 1835 at the age of 73.

      Children of Gerrit Myburgh and Anna Cecilia Olivier:

      1. Jacobus Myburgh (1783)
      2. Philippus Arnoldus Myburgh (17841874)
    2. Catharina Engela Myburgh, daughter of Jacobus Myburgh and Catharina Olivier, was born on October 22, 1758 in Malmesbury, Western Cape and died on November 18, 1841 in Roodezandskloof, Dist. Worcester, Western Cape at the age of 83. She married Francois Smit (sister-in-law’s uncle’s wife’s first cousin), son of Alewyn Smit and Engela Helena van Niekerk, on October 3, 1784. He was born on May 14, 1763.

      Children of Catharina Engela Myburgh and Francois Smit:

      1. Francois Smit (17891851)
    3. Albert Myburgh, son of Willem Myburgh and Elizabeth Olivier, was baptized on May 2, 1751 and died on September 21, 1798 in Swartland, Western Cape at the age of 47. He married Anna Elisabeth Theron (nephew-in-law’s half-sister), daughter of Jacobus Theron and Hester Blignaut, on May 9, 1773 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. She was baptized on October 12, 1755 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on May 30, 1828 in Over Breede River, Western Cape at the age of 72.

      Children of Albert Myburgh and Anna Elisabeth Theron:

      1. Willem Myburgh (17741854)
      2. Hester Myburgh (1775)
    4. Maria Magdalena Myburgh, daughter of Willem Myburgh and Elizabeth Olivier, was baptized on April 6, 1755. She married 2 times. The first time she married Petrus Johannes van Heerden (brother-in-law’s uncle), son of Willem van Heerden and Martha van der Merwe, on August 12, 1770. He was baptized on March 8, 1750 and died in 1787 at the age of 36. The second time she married Phillipus du Plessis (great-uncle’s son-in-law’s son), son of Johannes du Plessis and Anna Claudina Roux, on December 5, 1790. He was baptized on April 4, 1762 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on July 20, 1839 in Tulbagh, Western Cape at the age of 77.

      Children of Maria Magdalena Myburgh and Petrus Johannes van Heerden:

      1. Willem van Heerden (17711826)

      Children of Maria Magdalena Myburgh and Phillipus du Plessis:

      1. Maria Magdalena du Plessis (1795)
    5. Elsie Myburgh, daughter of Willem Myburgh and Elizabeth Olivier, was baptized on July 10, 1757. She married 2 times. The first time she married Izaak van Heerden (brother-in-law’s son), son of Pieter Willem van Heerden and Anna Sophia van der Merwe,. He was baptized on October 6, 1755. The second time she married Cosmos Jospeh Rademan.

      Children of Elsie Myburgh and Izaak van Heerden:

      1. Pieter Willem van Heerden (1778)
      2. Catharina Cecilia van Heerden (1793)
    6. Gerrit Olivier, son of Hendrik Olivier and Renske van der Walt, was baptized on March 12, 1766. He married Hester Myburgh (sister-in-law), daughter of Albert Myburgh and Anna Elisabeth Theron, on February 3, 1793. She was baptized on November 12, 1775.

      Children of Gerrit Olivier and Hester Myburgh:

      1. Renske Maria Olivier (18051863)
    7. Andries Olivier, son of Hendrik Olivier and Renske van der Walt, was baptized on February 14, 1768 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. He married Cecilia Johanna Korff (niece-in-law’s step-mother’s sister), daughter of Hendrik Korff and Martha van der Linde, on February 22, 1789.

      Children of Andries Olivier and Cecilia Johanna Korff:

      1. Johanna Catharina Olivier (1801)
    8. Beatrix Olivier, daughter of Hendrik Olivier and Renske van der Walt, was born on October 3, 1778. She married Willem Myburgh (brother-in-law), son of Albert Myburgh and Anna Elisabeth Theron, on May 5, 1796. He was born on February 20, 1774 and died on August 13, 1854 in Beaufort, , at the age of 80.

      Children of Beatrix Olivier and Willem Myburgh:

      1. Hendrik Myburgh (18011873)
      2. Gert Jacobus Myburgh (18071881)
      3. Anna Elizabeth Myburg (1809)