Andries Burger,

Name
Andries /Burger/
Given names
Andries
Surname
Burger
Death of a fatherBerndt Burger
1705

Citation details: Burger, p499, a1.
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713

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 maternal grandfatherWillem van der Merwe
July 12, 1716

MarriageMaria van der MerweView this family
April 14, 1720
Citation details: Burger, p505, b3.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c6.
MarriageMartha MoutonView this family
January 12, 1727

Citation details: Burger, p505, b3.
Citation details: Mouton, p706, b10.
Death of a sonAndries Burger
before 1731

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c7.
Note: Before his brother is born
Death of a daughterElsie Burger
before 1736

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c9.
Note: Before her sister's birth, inferred from naming convention
Marriage of a childBarend LubbeMartha BurgerView this family
February 19, 1736
Citation details: van der Merwe, p576, b2c13d4.
Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12.
Citation details: Burger, p505, b3c1.
Baptism of a grandsonAndries Lubbe
February 3, 1737

Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12c1.
Baptism of a grandsonBarend Frederik Lubbe
October 4, 1738

Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12c2.
Death of a sonAndries Burger
before 1739

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c10.
Note: Before his brother's birth
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Lubbe
March 2, 1741

Citation details: Lubbe, p337, b12c3.
Marriage of a childWillem BurgerMaria Magdalena BurgerView this family
November 1, 1744

Citation details: Burger, p505, b3c2.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Burger
October 3, 1745

Citation details: Burger, p505, b3c2d1.
Marriage of a childAndries GobrechtsMaria Magdalena BurgerView this family
June 5, 1747

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c6.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria Magdalena Burger
July 1, 1747

Citation details: Burger, p506, b3c2d2.
Birth of a granddaughterCatharina Johanna Lubbe
1749

Citation details: van der Merwe, p576, b2c13d4.
Baptism of a granddaughterElsie Sophia Burger
February 13, 1752

Citation details: Burger, p506, b3c2d3.
Baptism of a granddaughterJacoba Lubbe
March 18, 1753
Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12c9.

Identity of Jacoba LUBBE, wife of Barend Jacobus BURGER

Lubbe (b12c9), is taken as the wife in this family, based on name and age. Use with caution, until more source material is found.

Historical Event
Census
1754

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

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

Birth of a granddaughterElsie Lubbe
May 26, 1755

Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2.
Citation details: Petrus van der Merwe, b3c12d3, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 14 Jan 2019

Identity of Elsie LUBBE, wife of Petrus VAN DER MERWE

Relying on the information in the extract of the book by Janet Melville, obtained from her website (b3c12d2).

Baptism of a granddaughterElsie Lubbe
July 6, 1755

Citation details: Petrus van der Merwe, b3c12d3, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 14 Jan 2019
Baptism of a granddaughterMartha Barbara Burger
July 6, 1755

Citation details: Burger, p506, b3c2d4.
Marriage of a granddaughterAndries LubbeMaria Magdalena MoutonView this family
February 8, 1756
Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12c1.
Citation details: Mouton, p705, b9c2.
Baptism of a grandsonFrans Lubbe
May 1, 1757
Citation details: Lubbe, p339, b12c10.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Burger
September 11, 1757

Citation details: Burger, p506, b3c2d5.
Marriage of a granddaughterBarend Frederik LubbeJohanna Maria KeyserView this family
August 19, 1759

Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2e1.
Citation details: Lubbe, p336, b12c2.
Birth of a granddaughterAletta Sophia Lubbe
about 1762

Citation details: Lubbe, p340, b12c12.
Note: Based on baptism dates of her older (1757) and younger brother (1766).
Baptism of a granddaughterHester Cecilia Burger
September 11, 1763

Citation details: Burger, p506, b3c2d6.
Marriage of a granddaughterWillem LubbeElizabeth Geertruy van der MerweView this family
April 8, 1764
Citation details: Lubbe, p337, b12c3.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p532, b2c3d1e1.
Marriage of a granddaughterHendrik van der MerweCatharina Johanna LubbeView this family
January 1, 1765

Citation details: van der Merwe, p542, b2c9d6e2.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p576, b2c13d4.
Baptism of a grandsonBarend Frederik Burger
July 3, 1768

Citation details: Burger, p506, b3c2d7.
Marriage of a granddaughterBarend Jacobus BurgerJacoba LubbeView this family
February 18, 1770

Citation details: Burger, p502, b2c2d2.

Identity of Jacoba LUBBE, wife of Barend Jacobus BURGER

Lubbe (b12c9), is taken as the wife in this family, based on name and age. Use with caution, until more source material is found.

Marriage of a granddaughterPetrus van der MerweElsie LubbeView this family
October 17, 1775

Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2.
Citation details: Petrus van der Merwe, b3c12d3, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 14 Jan 2019
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Marriage of a granddaughterFrans LubbeJohanna Andriana BurgerView this family
April 20, 1777

Citation details: Lubbe, p339, b12c10.
Marriage of a granddaughterAlewyn Johannes BurgerAletta Sophia LubbeView this family
May 17, 1778

Citation details: Burger, p503, b2c2d5.
Citation details: Lubbe, p340, b12c12.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780

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

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

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

Marriage of a grandsonBarend Frederik BurgerMartha Sophia van HeerdenView this family
January 13, 1788

Citation details: Burger, p506, b3c2d7.
Citation details: van Heerden, p236, b1c2d5.
Citation details: Death notice: Barend Frederik BURGER (1839), MOOC 6/9/18 #3929, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-MLLJ?mode=g&i=2069 image 2070/2253 : accessed 5 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795

Note: The Dutch East India Company is in financial ruins. 29 January – Farmers expelled the officials of t…

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. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
The Cape becomes a British Colony
March 5, 1797

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Death of a sonAndries Burger
after 1801

Citation details: Burger, p507, b3c10.
Note: After his third marriage
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809

Note: A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org…

A severe drought occurs in the eastern frontier region. Source: Wikipedia

Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Death of a granddaughterElsie Lubbe
December 16, 1816

Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2.
Death of a motherMarritje Maria van der Merwe