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Izaak van Heerden1755

Name
Izaak van Heerden
Given names
Izaak
Surname
van Heerden
Baptism October 6, 1755

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3.
MarriageElsie MyburghView this family
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Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: Myburgh, p756, b2c2d3.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3.
Baptism of a brotherPieter Schalk van Heerden
November 13, 1757 (Age 2 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Baptism of a brotherNicolaas van Heerden
April 22, 1764 (Age 8 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p235, b1c1d6.
Death of a paternal grandfatherWillem van Heerden
1767 (Age 11 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1.
Baptism of a sisterMaria van Heerden
August 26, 1770 (Age 14 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p235, b1c1d7.
Death of a maternal grandmotherCecilia Janse van Rensburg
December 1, 1774 (Age 19 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
Text:

01 DEC 1744

Publication: Robertson, Delia. The First Fifty Years Project.
Citation details: Cisilia Janse van Rijnsbùrgh (1715-1774), http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/g11/p11782.htm : accessed 1 Apr 2020
Death of a motherAnna Sophia van der Merwe
1774 (Age 18 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1.
Historical Event July 1776 (Age 20 years)

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Note: Americans declare independece
Death of a maternal grandfatherIzaak van der Merwe
June 1, 1777 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
Marriage of a siblingPieter Schalk van HeerdenElisabeth Helena VorsterView this family
August 3, 1777 (Age 21 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 sonPieter Willem van Heerden
April 18, 1778 (Age 22 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3e1.
War December 20, 1780 (Age 25 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 24 years)

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Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony
Marriage of a parentPieter Willem van HeerdenRachel Johanna PretoriusView this family
April 18, 1781 (Age 25 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 28 years)

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Note: French troops depart the Cape after the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783) is signed
Marriage of a siblingIzaak Schalk van der MerweMaria van HeerdenView this family
August 31, 1788 (Age 32 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11d2e2.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p235, b1c1d7.
Marriage of a siblingNicolaas van HeerdenDorothea Maria VorsterView this family
April 26, 1789 (Age 33 years)

Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p574, b2c13d2e10.
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p235, b1c1d6.
Birth of a daughter
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Catharina Cecilia van Heerden
October 27, 1793 (Age 38 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18.
Historical Event 1795 (Age 39 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
Marriage of a childPieter Willem van HeerdenJohanna Margaretha PretoriusView this family
April 17, 1796 (Age 40 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3e1.
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Pretorius, p385, b3c1d9e1.
War from 1789 to 1799 (Age 33 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French Revolution
Historical Event March 5, 1797 (Age 41 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Cape becomes a British Colony
Baptism of a grandsonIzak Jacobus van Heerden
December 3, 1797 (Age 42 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3e1f1.
Marriage of a siblingPieter Schalk van HeerdenAnna Hendrina KrugelView this family
October 18, 1801 (Age 46 years)
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Krugel, p481, a2b4c2d7.
Baptism of a grandsonPieter Willem van Heerden
April 25, 1802 (Age 46 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p222, b1c1d3e1f2.
Death of a brotherNicolaas van Heerden
1804 (Age 48 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p235, b1c1d6.
Marriage of a childThomas Arnoldus TheronCatharina Cecilia van HeerdenView this family
November 5, 1809 (Age 54 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18.
Marriage of a siblingPieter Schalk van HeerdenAnna Susanna Elsie Petronella van der MerweView this family
1809 (Age 53 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Publication: Vol 5, L-M (1999) ISBN: 0-7972-0732-5
Citation details: van der Merwe, p583, b2c14d9e3.
Natural disaster 1809 (Age 53 years)

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Note: A severe drought occurs in eastern frontier region
Birth of a granddaughter
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Cecilia Catharina Theron
September 7, 1810 (Age 54 years)

Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18e1.
Baptism of a granddaughterCecilia Catharina Theron
September 30, 1810 (Age 54 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18e1.
Death of a brotherPieter Schalk van Heerden
1814 (Age 58 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Marriage of a grandchildIzak Jacobus van HeerdenJohanna Alida KrugerView this family
April 30, 1815 (Age 59 years)
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3e1f1.
Text:

BEF 1816

Publication: Vol. 4, J-K (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1491-5
Citation details: Kruger, p488, a2b7c1d1e4.
War from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (Age 47 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Napoleonic Wars
Town founded 1812 (Age 56 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
Marriage of a grandchildIzak Jacobus van HeerdenElizabeth Margaretha van HeerdenView this family
March 8, 1818 (Age 62 years)
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3e1f1.
Town founded August 27, 1818 (Age 62 years)

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Note: Cradock is founded
Historical Event 1820 (Age 64 years)

Source: Wikipedia
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
Marriage of a grandchildPieter Willem van HeerdenMaria Elizabeth BuysView this family
July 14, 1823 (Age 67 years)
Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p222, b1c1d3e1f2.
Economic Event 1825 (Age 69 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Rix dollar Dutch: Rijsksdaalder is converted into the British sterling
Historical Event 1835 (Age 79 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony
Death of a granddaughterCecilia Catharina Theron
August 27, 1836 (Age 80 years)
Publication: Hugenote Genealogiereeks no. 2, Hugenote-Vereniging van Suid-Afrika, Franschhoek, 2009
Citation details: Deel 2, p93, b2c4d18e1.
Town founded 1844 (Age 88 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Settlement of Victoria West is established
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 101 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
Death of a grandsonIzak Jacobus van Heerden
1864 (Age 108 years)

Publication: Vol. 3, H-I (1992) ISBN: 0-7969-1425-7
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1d3e1f1.
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 105 years)

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Citation details: http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Note: American Civil War: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902 (Age 96 years)

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902 (Age 98 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province
Economic Event 1865 (Age 109 years)
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Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 111 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 117 years)
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Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
  1. Generation 1
    1. Izaak van Heerden, son of Pieter Willem van Heerden and Anna Sophia van der Merwe, was baptized on October 6, 1755. He married Elsie Myburgh (aunt’s sister), daughter of Willem Myburgh and Elizabeth Olivier,. She was baptized on July 10, 1757.

      Children of Izaak van Heerden and Elsie Myburgh:

      1. Pieter Willem van Heerden (1778)
      2. Catharina Cecilia van Heerden (1793)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Pieter Willem van Heerden, son of Izaak van Heerden and Elsie Myburgh, was baptized on April 18, 1778. He married Johanna Margaretha Pretorius (father’s step-mother’s father’s great-niece), daughter of Jacobus Cornelis Pretorius and Margaretha Johanna Coetzee, on April 17, 1796. She was baptized on October 31, 1779 and died about 1848 in De Zeekoegat, Agter-Sneeuberg, Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

      Children of Pieter Willem van Heerden and Johanna Margaretha Pretorius:

      1. Izak Jacobus van Heerden (17971864)
      2. Pieter Willem van Heerden (18021875)
    2. Catharina Cecilia van Heerden, daughter of Izaak van Heerden and Elsie Myburgh, was born on October 27, 1793. She married Thomas Arnoldus Theron (aunt’s half-brother), son of Jacobus Theron and Anna Sophia de Vos, on November 5, 1809 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. He was baptized on October 23, 1789 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on January 11, 1863 in Wolvenkop, Dist. Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape at the age of 73.

      Children of Catharina Cecilia van Heerden and Thomas Arnoldus Theron:

      1. Cecilia Catharina Theron (18101836)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Izak Jacobus van Heerden, son of Pieter Willem van Heerden and Johanna Margaretha Pretorius, was baptized on December 3, 1797 and died in 1864 at the age of 66. He married 2 times. The first time he married Johanna Alida Kruger (son’s wife’s aunt), daughter of Hendrik Kruger and Anna Catharina Steenkamp, on April 30, 1815 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was baptized on September 22, 1799 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape and died before October 19, 1816. The second time he married Elizabeth Margaretha van Heerden (second cousin), daughter of Willem van Heerden and Herculina Johanna du Preez, on March 8, 1818 in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape. She was baptized on November 25, 1801.

      Children of Izak Jacobus van Heerden and Elizabeth Margaretha van Heerden:

      1. Hendrik Francois van Heerden (18361898)
    2. Pieter Willem van Heerden, son of Pieter Willem van Heerden and Johanna Margaretha Pretorius, was baptized on April 25, 1802 and died in 1875 at the age of 72. He married Maria Elizabeth Buys, daughter of Bernardus Rudolph Buys and Helena Dorothea van Wyk, on July 14, 1823 in Cradock, Eastern Cape. She was born in 1806.

      Children of Pieter Willem van Heerden and Maria Elizabeth Buys:

      1. Pieter Willem van Heerden (18311867)