Anna Sophia Burger, 17231798 (aged 75 years)

Name
Anna Sophia /Burger/
Given names
Anna Sophia
Surname
Burger
Name
Anna Sophia /van Rensburg/
Type
married name
Name
Anna Sophia /Pienaar/
Type
married name
Baptism January 17, 1723 26 25 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b2c4.
Citation details: Pienaar, p31, b2c5.
MarriageWillem Janse van RensburgView this family
July 2, 1740 (aged 17 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 maternal grandfatherSchalk van der Merwe
1740 (aged 16 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Prevot
about 1745 (aged 21 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Death of a husbandWillem Janse van Rensburg
July 21, 1746 (aged 23 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p331, b4.
MarriageJohannes PienaarView this family
January 4, 1750 (aged 26 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p31, b2c5.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 30 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 32 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 childWillem van RensburgHester BurgerView this family
April 18, 1762 (aged 39 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p331, b4c1.
Marriage of a childSchalk Willem van der MerweElsie Janse van RensburgView this family
February 20, 1763 (aged 40 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10d2.
Text:

20 FEB 1762

Citation details: Schalk Willem van der Merwe, b3c9d2, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Baptism of a granddaughterHelena Jacoba van Rensburg
February 10, 1764 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p332, b4c1d2.
Birth of a grandsonWillem Schalk van der Merwe
about 1776 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10d2e4.
Note: the year his mother died
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 53 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Death of a daughterElsie Janse van Rensburg
November 15, 1776 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10d2.
Text:

1776

Citation details: Schalk Willem van der Merwe, b3c9d2, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Schalk van der Merwe
January 4, 1777 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10d2e4.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 57 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 56 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

Death of a husbandJohannes Pienaar
July 10, 1783 (aged 60 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p31, b2c5.
Marriage of a grandsonPieter JoosteHelena Jacoba van RensburgView this family
September 19, 1784 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p354, b4c6d4.
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p332, b4c1d2.
Marriage of a childBarend PienaarHester Sophia van der MerweView this family
November 7, 1784 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p43, b2c5d7.
Citation details: p54, no 46.
Text:

1784, den 7 November Barend Pienaar van Cabo de goede hoop, jongman burger aan Stellenbosch Met Hester Sophia van der Merwe van Cabo voornt:, jonge dogter

Citation details: van der Merwe, p574, b2c13d2e5.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 60 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

Marriage of a childBarend PienaarAnna Sophia van HeerdenView this family
May 3, 1789 (aged 66 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p43, b2c5d7.
Citation details: p46, no 3.
Text:

1789, den 3 Maij Barend Pienaar van Cabo de Goede Hoop, weduwenaar burger aan Stellenbosch Met Anna Sophia van Heerden van Cabo voornt:, jonge dogter

Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c4d7.
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Pienaar
September 11, 1791 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Text:

25 DEC 1783

Citation details: Pienaar, p43, b2c5d7e2.

Baptism: Anna Sophia PIENAAR (1791-1815)

SAG 8 gives her baptism date as 11.9.1791, while Theron - geslagsregister van Therons in SA gives the date as 25.12.1783, before her parents are married.

Marriage of a childBarend PienaarElsie Jacoba van der MerweView this family
November 20, 1796 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: Pienaar, p43, b2c5d7.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p577, b2c13d4e6.
Citation details: Death notice: Petrus PIENAAR (1859), MOOC 6/9/85 #5742, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-CSWV-Y?i=1776&cat=331262 image 1777/2166 : accessed 13 Mar 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 75 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 71 years)

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 (aged 74 years)

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

Death of a motherElsie van der Merwe

Death January 17, 1798 (aged 75 years)

Citation details: Pienaar, p31, b2c5.