Pieter Schalk van Heerden, 17571814 (aged 56 years)

Name
Pieter Schalk /van Heerden/
Given names
Pieter Schalk
Surname
van Heerden
Baptism November 13, 1757 26 24 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Death of a paternal grandfatherWillem van Heerden
1767 (aged 9 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1.
Death of a maternal grandmotherCecilia Janse van Rensburg
December 1, 1774 (aged 17 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
Text:

01 DEC 1744

Citation details: Cisilia Janse van Rijnsbùrgh (1715-1774), http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/g11/p11782.htm : accessed 1 Apr 2020

Cecilia Janse v Rensburg's death date wrong in her husband's entry in SAG 5

1.12.1744 instead of 1.12.1774

Death of a motherAnna Sophia van der Merwe
1774 (aged 16 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 18 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
Death of a maternal grandfatherIzaak van der Merwe
June 1, 1777 (aged 19 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
MarriageElisabeth Helena VorsterView this family
August 3, 1777 (aged 19 years)

Citation details: Marais, p426, b2c2d1e2f4.
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Citation details: Vorster, p168, b3c6.
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 23 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 22 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

Marriage of a parentPieter Willem van HeerdenRachel Johanna PretoriusView this family
April 18, 1781 (aged 23 years)
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1c1.
Citation details: Pretorius, p407, b3c9d2.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 26 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

Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 37 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 39 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childJacobus MaraisSophia van HeerdenView this family
November 23, 1798 (aged 41 years)

Citation details: Death notice: Anna Elisabeth RITCHIE (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3692, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M2H9?mode=g&i=1822&cat=331262 image 1823/2253 : accessed 4 March 2017
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Marais, p426, b2c2d1e2f4.
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4e3.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 41 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Marriage of a childPieter Willem van HeerdenAnna Sophia PretoriusView this family
1801 (aged 43 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4e4.
MarriageAnna Hendrina KrugelView this family
October 18, 1801 (aged 43 years)
Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Citation details: Krugel, p481, a2b4c2d7.
Death of a wifeElisabeth Helena Vorster
about 1801 (aged 43 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Citation details: Vorster, p168, b3c6.
Death of a brotherNicolaas van Heerden
1804 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p235, b1c1d6.
Death of a wifeAnna Hendrina Krugel
1808 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
MarriageAnna Susanna Elsie Petronella van der MerweView this family
1809 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p583, b2c14d9e3.
Birth of a granddaughterAnna Elizabeth Marais
February 17, 1809 (aged 51 years)
Citation details: Ritchie, p451, a1.
Text:

29y 6m 9d

Citation details: Death notice: Anna Elisabeth RITCHIE (1839), MOOC 6/9/17 #3692, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQX-M2H9?mode=g&i=1822&cat=331262 image 1823/2253 : accessed 4 March 2017
Text:

29y 6m

Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Marais, p4??, b2c2d1e2f4g6.
Text:
  • 17.2.1809
Note: Based on age at death birth date should be: CAL FEB 1810
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Elizabeth Marais
April 3, 1809 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: Marais, p4??, b2c2d1e2f4g6.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 58 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 51 years)

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 (aged 54 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a childIzak Johannes van HeerdenEngela Elizabeth PretoriusView this family
May 30, 1813 (aged 55 years)
Citation details: van Heerden, p229, b1c1d4e11.
Text:

x 20.5.1813

Citation details: Pretorius, p433, b5c3d6e4.
Text:

x 30.5.1813

Citation details: Marriage: Isaak Johannes VAN HEERDEN and Engela Elisabeth PRETORIUS (1813), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDTR?i=71&cat=959223 : accessed 2 Feb 2019
Death of a fatherPieter Willem van Heerden

Death 1814 (aged 56 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p224, b1c1d4.