Marritje Maria van der Merwe, 1675

Name
Marritje /van der Merwe/
Given names
Marritje
Nickname
Maria
Surname
van der Merwe
Name
Marritje /Burger/
Type
married name
Baptism December 29, 1675 32 20 (aged 0 days)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b3.
MarriageBerndt BurgerView this family
Yes

Citation details: Burger, p499, a1.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b3.
Town founded
Stellenbosch is founded
November 6, 1679 (aged 3 years)
Note: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1660s_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
French Huguenots
April 1688 (aged 12 years)

Note: French Huguenot refugees arrive after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Simon van der Stel, the…

French Huguenot refugees arrive after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Simon van der Stel, the Governor of the Cape Colony settles the Huguenot refugees in the present day Drakenstein, Franschhoek and Wellington areas which were beyond the Cape Colony and belonged to the Khoikhoi people. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a maternal grandfatherJacob Cloete
May 23, 1693 (aged 17 years)

Citation details: a1
Death of a husbandBerndt Burger
1705 (aged 29 years)

Citation details: Burger, p499, a1.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713 (aged 37 years)

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherWillem van der Merwe
July 12, 1716 (aged 40 years)

Marriage of a childJohannes Jan OlivierHelena BurgerView this family
April 18, 1717 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p1, b2c2.
Citation details: Burger, p509, b4.
Citation details: Olivier, p85, a2b4.
Baptism of a grandsonBarend Burger
December 13, 1717 (aged 41 years)

Citation details: Burger, p499, b2c1.
Death of a sisterPetronella van der Merwe
between 1717 and 1718 (aged 42 years)

Marriage of a childAndries BurgerMaria van der MerweView this family
April 14, 1720 (aged 44 years)
Citation details: Burger, p505, b3.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c6.
Baptism of a grandsonSchalk Willem Burger
October 20, 1720 (aged 44 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2.
Birth of a granddaughterMartha Burger
between 1721 and 1722 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b2c3.
Note: Birth dates estimated based on baptism dates of elder and younger siblings.
Baptism of a granddaughterMartha Burger
January 5, 1721 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b3c1.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Burger
July 5, 1722 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b3c2.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Burger
January 17, 1723 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b2c4.
Citation details: Pienaar, p31, b2c5.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Burger
October 2, 1723 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c3.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Gysbert Olivier
April 8, 1725 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p1, b2c2.
Baptism of a grandsonBarend Frederik Burger
May 20, 1725 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c4.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena Burger
August 11, 1726 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b2c5.
Marriage of a childAndries BurgerMartha MoutonView this family
January 12, 1727 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b3.
Citation details: Mouton, p706, b10.
Baptism of a grandsonOkker Olivier
August 10, 1727 (aged 51 years)
Citation details: Olivier, p86, a2b4c6.
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Burger
April 18, 1728 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c5.
Death of a sisterAletta Aaltjie van der Merwe
September 30, 1729 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b7.
Text:

† Vetrivier 1768

Citation details: Aletta van der Merwe, b8, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020

Death: Aletta van der Merwe (1684-1729):

Taking Janet Melville's research as authoritative. She directly quotes from MOOC 8/54/16.

Death of a grandsonAndries Burger
before 1731 (aged 55 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c7.
Note: Before his brother is born
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Burger
March 25, 1731 (aged 55 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c7.
Baptism of a granddaughterElsie Burger
December 26, 1733 (aged 57 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c8.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Hendrina Engela Olivier
July 17, 1735 (aged 59 years)
Citation details: Olivier, p102, a2b4c9.
Death of a granddaughterElsie Burger
before 1736 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c9.
Note: Before her sister's birth, inferred from naming convention
Marriage of a grandsonBarend LubbeMartha BurgerView this family
February 19, 1736 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p576, b2c13d4.
Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12.
Citation details: Burger, p505, b3c1.
Baptism of a granddaughterElsie Burger
October 7, 1736 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c9.
Baptism of a granddaughterHelena Aletta Olivier
January 5, 1738 (aged 62 years)
Citation details: Olivier, p103, a2b4c10.
Death of a grandsonAndries Burger
before 1739 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c10.
Note: Before his brother's birth
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Burger
July 4, 1739 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c10.
Marriage of a grandsonWillem Janse van RensburgAnna Sophia BurgerView this family
July 2, 1740 (aged 64 years)
Citation details: Schalk Willem van der Merwe, b3c9d2, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p331, b4.
Death of a brotherSchalk van der Merwe
1740 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Abraham Burger
April 30, 1741 (aged 65 years)

Citation details: Burger, p508, b3c11.
Marriage of a grandsonBarend BurgerHelena SmitView this family
September 10, 1741 (aged 65 years)

Citation details: Burger, p499, b2c1.
Citation details: Smit, p436, a4b6c1.
Marriage of a grandsonSchalk Willem BurgerHester SmitView this family
September 16, 1742 (aged 66 years)

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2.
Citation details: Smit, p436, a4b6c2.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes du PlessisAnna Hendrina Engela OlivierView this family
before April 26, 1744 (aged 68 years)

Citation details: Du Plessis, p134, b1c5.
Text:

xx Paarl 26.4.1744 Anna Claudina ROUX

Citation details: Olivier, p102, a2b4c9.
Text:

abt 1750

Marriage of a grandsonWillem BurgerMaria Magdalena BurgerView this family
November 1, 1744 (aged 68 years)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b3c2.
Marriage of a grandsonWillem BurgerMaria Magdalena BurgerView this family
November 1, 1744 (aged 68 years)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b3c2.
Baptism of a grandsonHendrik Schalk Burger
April 17, 1745 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: Burger, p508, b3c12.
Death of a sisterElsje van der Merwe
December 18, 1745 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: Myburgh, p753, b2.
Marriage of a grandsonAndries GobrechtsMaria Magdalena BurgerView this family
June 5, 1747 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c6.
Baptism of a grandsonPieter Burger
October 1, 1747 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: Burger, p508, b3c13.
Marriage of a grandsonJohannes PienaarAnna Sophia BurgerView this family
January 4, 1750 (aged 74 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p31, b2c5.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes Gysbert OlivierMaria Susanna TheronView this family
March 5, 1752 (aged 76 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p1, b2c2.
Citation details: p5, no 6.
Text:

1752, den 5 Maart [Jan Gijsbert Olivier] marital status: jongman burger aan Stellenbosch met Maria Susanna Theron van Cabo voornt., Wedw. wijlen Jacobus du Preez

Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 78 years)

Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Co…

A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Epidemic
Smallpox
May 1, 1755 (aged 79 years)

Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: [Wikipedia](https:…

Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die. Source: Wikipedia

Marriage of a granddaughterOkker OlivierDirkje OlivierView this family
May 19, 1755 (aged 79 years)
Citation details: Olivier, p86, a2b4c6.
Citation details: Olivier, p77, a1b2c2d2.
Marriage of a granddaughterDaniel du PlessisHelena Aletta OlivierView this family
February 15, 1756 (aged 80 years)
Citation details: Terblanche, p68, b4c5.
Citation details: Du Plessis, p147, b1c10.
Citation details: Olivier, p103, a2b4c10.
Death of a brotherHendrik van der Merwe
September 23, 1762 (aged 86 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b13.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 100 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 104 years)

Note: French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: [Wikipedia](https:/…

French troops arrive at the Cape Colony to guard it against the English. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Colonisation
1780 (aged 104 years)

Note: The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikip…

The Fish River is made the eastern boundary of the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 108 years)

Note: Consequence of signing the [Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Pa…

Consequence of signing the Treaty of Paris (3 Sep 1783). Source: Wikipedia

War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 123 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Death of a motherElsje Cloete

Death
Yes