Elsje Cloete, 1655

Name
Elsje /Cloete/
Given names
Elsje
Surname
Cloete
Birth 1655 25
Historical Event
First Freeburghers (*Vrijburgers*)
1657 (aged 2 years)
Note: The first nine men received grants of land along the Liesbeeck River (now *Rondebosch*). Source: [SA…

The first nine men received grants of land along the Liesbeeck River (now Rondebosch). Source: SA Timeline

Historical Event
Jan van Riebeeck leaves the Cape
May 7, 1662 (aged 7 years)

Note: Jan van Riebeeck leaves the Cape on promotion to a position on the Council of Justice in Batavia. So…

Jan van Riebeeck leaves the Cape on promotion to a position on the Council of Justice in Batavia. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a motherSophia Raedergortz
May 28, 1665 (aged 10 years)
Citation details: a1
Text:

(Kaap)

Church founded
First Dutch Reformed Church congregation founded
August 18, 1665 (aged 10 years)

Note: J. van Arkel is appointed the first minister. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/166…

J. van Arkel is appointed the first minister. Source: Wikipedia

MarriageWillem van der MerweView this family
September 9, 1668 (aged 13 years)
Town founded
Stellenbosch is founded
November 6, 1679 (aged 24 years)
Note: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1660s_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
French Huguenots
April 1688 (aged 33 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

Marriage of a childSchalk van der MerweAnna PrevotView this family
after 1688 (aged 33 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Baptism of a grandsonBarend Burger
September 7, 1692 (aged 37 years)

Citation details: Burger, p499, b1.
Death of a fatherJacob Cloete
May 23, 1693 (aged 38 years)

Citation details: a1
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Burger
May 28, 1696 (aged 41 years)
Citation details: Burger, p499, b2.
Birth of a granddaughterElsie van der Merwe
August 17, 1697 (aged 42 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2c1.
Birth of a grandsonCarel van der Merwe
November 16, 1698 (aged 43 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2c3.
Baptism of a grandsonCarel van der Merwe
December 30, 1698 (aged 43 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2c3.
Birth of a grandsonJacob van der Merwe
January 19, 1700 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p532, b2c4.
Baptism of a granddaughterHelena Burger
July 8, 1701 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: Burger, p509, b4.
Birth of a grandsonWillem van der Merwe
October 4, 1701 (aged 46 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p538, b2c5.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem van der Merwe
October 23, 1701 (aged 46 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p538, b2c5.
Birth of a granddaughterMaria van der Merwe
April 15, 1703 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c6.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria van der Merwe
April 29, 1703 (aged 48 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c6.
Marriage of a childMarthinus van StadenAletta Aaltjie van der MerweView this family
about 1703 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b7.
Citation details: Aletta van der Merwe, b8, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Burger
April 3, 1704 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: Burger, p509, b5.
Birth of a granddaughterAnna van der Merwe
May 21, 1704 (aged 49 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c7.
Death of a brotherGerrit Cloete
1704 (aged 49 years)
Citation details: b2
Birth of a granddaughterSophia van der Merwe
March 27, 1706 (aged 51 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9.
Baptism of a granddaughterSophia van der Merwe
April 18, 1706 (aged 51 years)
Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9.
Birth of a grandsonDavid van der Merwe
August 20, 1707 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9.
Baptism of a grandsonDavid van der Merwe
October 2, 1707 (aged 52 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9.
Marriage of a childNicolaas Janse van RensburgAletta Aaltjie van der MerweView this family
August 14, 1708 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b7.
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p264, a1.
Citation details: Aletta van der Merwe, b8, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Marriage of a childPieter Willems van HeerdenMagtilt van der MerweView this family
September 18, 1708 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, a1.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b10.
Birth of a grandsonPieter van der Merwe
June 1, 1709 (aged 54 years)

Citation details: Pieter van der Merwe, b3c9, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Baptism of a grandsonPieter van der Merwe
June 7, 1709 (aged 54 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10.
Citation details: Pieter van der Merwe, b3c9, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Janse van Rensburg
July 7, 1709 (aged 54 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p264, b1.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem van Heerden
October 22, 1709 (aged 54 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1.
Birth of a grandsonIzaak van der Merwe
April 14, 1711 (aged 56 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
Baptism of a grandsonIzaak van der Merwe
September 27, 1711 (aged 56 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
Birth of a granddaughterElsie van Heerden
about 1711 (aged 56 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p538, b2c5.
Text:

ABT 1712

Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b2.
Note: Based on siblings baptism dates
Baptism of a granddaughterElsie van Rensburg
July 31, 1712 (aged 57 years)
Citation details: Pieter van der Merwe, b3c9, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Epidemic
Smallpox
March 16, 1713 (aged 58 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

Baptism of a granddaughterMartha van der Merwe
May 14, 1713 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p567, b2c12.
Baptism of a grandsonHendrik van der Merwe
October 28, 1714 (aged 59 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p567, b2c13.
Birth of a granddaughterCecilia Janse van Rensburg
March 1, 1715 (aged 60 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
Death of a husbandWillem van der Merwe
July 12, 1716 (aged 61 years)

Birth of a grandsonGerrit van der Merwe
October 22, 1716 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14.
Baptism of a grandsonGerrit van der Merwe
November 22, 1716 (aged 61 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes Jan OlivierHelena BurgerView this family
April 18, 1717 (aged 62 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p1, b2c2.
Citation details: Burger, p509, b4.
Citation details: Olivier, p85, a2b4.
Marriage of a childHendrik van der MerweCatharina CloeteView this family
June 25, 1717 (aged 62 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b13.
Citation details: Cloete, p593, b2c10.
Baptism of a grandsonGerrit Cloete
September 25, 1717 (aged 62 years)

Citation details: b1c6d2, http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm : accessed 6 Mar 2017
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Janse van Rensburg
November 21, 1717 (aged 62 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.
Baptism of a grandsonWillem Myburgh
February 17, 1718 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2.
Birth of a grandsonRoelof van der Merwe
June 26, 1718 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p584, b2c15.
Baptism of a grandsonRoelof van der Merwe
July 24, 1718 (aged 63 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p584, b2c15.
Death of a daughterPetronella van der Merwe
between 1717 and 1718 (aged 63 years)

Marriage of a grandsonCarel van der MerweGeertruy du ToitView this family
December 31, 1719 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2c3.
Marriage of a grandsonAndries BurgerMaria van der MerweView this family
April 14, 1720 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Burger, p505, b3.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c6.
Marriage of a granddaughterAndries BurgerMaria van der MerweView this family
April 14, 1720 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: Burger, p505, b3.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c6.
Birth of a granddaughterPetronella van der Merwe
April 21, 1720 (aged 65 years)

Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5c1.
Baptism of a granddaughterPetronella van der Merwe
May 19, 1720 (aged 65 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5c1.
Baptism of a granddaughterJacoba Jabje van Heerden
May 19, 1720 (aged 65 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b6.
Marriage of a grandsonJohannes BothaAnna van der MerweView this family
May 18, 1721 (aged 66 years)

Citation details: Botha, p381, b5.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c7.
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b4.
Birth of a grandsonJacob van Heerden
about 1721 (aged 66 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b7.
Note: Based on siblings baptism dates
Baptism of a grandsonHendrik Janse van Rensburg
September 21, 1723 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p350, b6.
Baptism of a grandsonJacobus Myburgh
December 19, 1723 (aged 68 years)
Citation details: Myburgh, p760, b2c5.
Marriage of a grandsonJacob van der MerweHester PienaarView this family
before 1724 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p532, b2c4.
Marriage of a grandsonJacob van der MerweCatharina JacobsView this family
April 14, 1724 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p532, b2c4.
Citation details: Jacobs, p48 Pierre Jacob, b5c5.
Baptism of a granddaughterSophia van Heerden
December 31, 1724 (aged 69 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b9.
Birth of a granddaughterSophia van Rensburg
November 25, 1725 (aged 70 years)

Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p353, b7.
Baptism of a granddaughterSophia van Rensburg
December 23, 1725 (aged 70 years)

Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p353, b7.
Marriage of a grandsonWillem van der MerweElsie van HeerdenView this family
August 11, 1726 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14d2.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p538, b2c5.
Marriage of a grandsonPierre RossouwSophia van der MerweView this family
about 1726 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9.
Marriage of a granddaughterWillem van der MerweElsie van HeerdenView this family
August 11, 1726 (aged 71 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14d2.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p538, b2c5.
Death of a granddaughterSophia van der Merwe
before 1727 (aged 72 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9.
Marriage of a granddaughterAndries BurgerMartha MoutonView this family
January 12, 1727 (aged 72 years)

Citation details: Burger, p505, b3.
Citation details: Mouton, p706, b10.
Marriage of a grandsonDavid van der MerweHendrina HörselView this family
September 12, 1728 (aged 73 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9.
Death of a daughterAletta Aaltjie van der Merwe
September 30, 1729 (aged 74 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.

Marriage of a grandsonWillem van HeerdenMartha van der MerweView this family
April 30, 1730 (aged 75 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p465, b5c4.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p567, b2c12.
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p576, b2c13d3.
Marriage of a granddaughterWillem van HeerdenMartha van der MerweView this family
April 30, 1730 (aged 75 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p465, b5c4.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p567, b2c12.
Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p576, b2c13d3.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes Janse van RensburgAnna Margaretha BothaView this family
August 27, 1730 (aged 75 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p264, b1.
Marriage of a grandsonPieter van der MerweElsie van RensburgView this family
August 12, 1731 (aged 76 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10.
Citation details: Pieter van der Merwe, b3c9, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Marriage of a granddaughterPieter van der MerweElsie van RensburgView this family
August 12, 1731 (aged 76 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10.
Citation details: Pieter van der Merwe, b3c9, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Marriage of a grandsonIzaak van der MerweCecilia Janse van RensburgView this family
April 19, 1732 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
Marriage of a granddaughterIzaak van der MerweCecilia Janse van RensburgView this family
April 19, 1732 (aged 77 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p549, b2c11.
Baptism of a granddaughterMaria van Heerden
November 22, 1733 (aged 78 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b12.
Death of a grandsonPieter van der Merwe
before 1738 (aged 83 years)

Citation details: Pieter van der Merwe, b3c9, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Marriage of a granddaughterGerrit CloeteMaria ScheepersView this family
October 12, 1738 (aged 83 years)

Citation details: b1c6d2, http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm : accessed 7 Mar 2017
Marriage of a granddaughterWillem Janse van RensburgAnna Sophia BurgerView this family
July 2, 1740 (aged 85 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 sonSchalk van der Merwe
1740 (aged 85 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Marriage of a grandsonFrancois du ToitPetronella van der MerweView this family
January 22, 1741 (aged 86 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p239, a1b5c1.
Marriage of a grandsonGerrit van der MerweJacoba Jabje van HeerdenView this family
May 28, 1741 (aged 86 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14.
Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b6.
Marriage of a granddaughterGerrit van der MerweJacoba Jabje van HeerdenView this family
May 28, 1741 (aged 86 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14.
Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b6.
Marriage of a granddaughterGerrit CloeteAnna Catharina KuunView this family
April 19, 1744 (aged 89 years)

Citation details: b1c6d2, http://incolor.inetnebr.com/strydom/geslagsregisters/cloete/cloet_mn.htm : accessed 7 Mar 2017
Marriage of a grandsonDavid van der MerweSophia van RensburgView this family
1745 (aged 90 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p578, b2c13d5.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9.
Text:

30 NOV 1745

Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p353, b7.
Text:

x Tulbagh 5.12.1745 David VAN DER MERWE (wew. v. Hendrina Horsel)

Marriage of a granddaughterDavid van der MerweSophia van RensburgView this family
1745 (aged 90 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p578, b2c13d5.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p541, b2c9.
Text:

30 NOV 1745

Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p353, b7.
Text:

x Tulbagh 5.12.1745 David VAN DER MERWE (wew. v. Hendrina Horsel)

Death of a daughterElsje van der Merwe
December 18, 1745 (aged 90 years)

Citation details: Myburgh, p753, b2.
Death of a grandsonWillem Janse van Rensburg
July 21, 1746 (aged 91 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p331, b4.
Marriage of a granddaughterJacob van HeerdenAnna JordaanView this family
August 23, 1746 (aged 91 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p546, b2c9d9.
Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b7.
Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c2.
Marriage of a granddaughterHendrik Janse van RensburgAnna Maria van der MerweView this family
February 5, 1747 (aged 92 years)
Citation details: Janse van Rensburg, p350, b6.
Marriage of a granddaughterJacobus MyburghCatharina OlivierView this family
February 20, 1747 (aged 92 years)

Citation details: Myburgh, p760, b2c5.
Marriage of a childHendrik van der MerweAletta KeyserView this family
November 26, 1747 (aged 92 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p246, a1b5c1d2.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b13.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes JordaanSophia van HeerdenView this family
December 19, 1748 (aged 93 years)

Citation details: Jordaan, p134, a1b1c1.
Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b9.
Baptism of a grandsonHendrik van der Merwe
December 29, 1748 (aged 93 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b13c3.
Death of a grandsonJacob van Heerden
1749 (aged 94 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b7.
Marriage of a granddaughterWillem MyburghElizabeth OlivierView this family
April 26, 1750 (aged 95 years)

Citation details: Myburgh, p754, b2c2.
Baptism of a granddaughterAletta Sibella van der Merwe
July 12, 1750 (aged 95 years)
Citation details: du Toit, p246, a1b5c1d2.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b13c4.
Text:

Paarl

Marriage of a childHendrik van der MerweMaria FickView this family
December 6, 1750 (aged 95 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b13.
Marriage of a grandsonJacob van der MerweElizabeth SenechalView this family
February 6, 1752 (aged 97 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p532, b2c4.
Marriage of a granddaughterDaniël du PlessisMaria van HeerdenView this family
March 25, 1753 (aged 98 years)
Citation details: Du Plessis, p167, b2c9.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 99 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 100 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

Death of a sonHendrik van der Merwe
September 23, 1762 (aged 107 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b13.
Death of a granddaughterElsie van Rensburg
September 24, 1762 (aged 107 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p547, b2c10.
Citation details: Pieter van der Merwe, b3c9, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Death of a grandsonWillem van Heerden
1767 (aged 112 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1.
Marriage of a grandsonNicolaas van der MerweAletta Sibella van der MerweView this family
February 12, 1769 (aged 114 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p564, b2c11d6.
Death of a grandsonJacob van der Merwe
October 31, 1769 (aged 114 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p532, b2c4.
Death of a grandsonGerrit van der Merwe
February 9, 1770 (aged 115 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14.
Marriage of a grandsonHendrik van der MerweMaria Elisabeth HaumanView this family
September 13, 1772 (aged 117 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p591, b13c3.
Death of a granddaughterCecilia Janse van Rensburg
December 1, 1774 (aged 119 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
Yes