Gerrit van der Merwe, 17161770 (aged 53 years)

Name
Gerrit /van der Merwe/
Given names
Gerrit
Surname
van der Merwe
Birth October 22, 1716 43

Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14.
Baptism November 22, 1716 43 (aged 1 month)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14.
Death of a sisterSophia van der Merwe
before 1727 (aged 10 years)

Citation details: Rossouw, p124, b9.
Death of a brotherPieter van der Merwe
before 1738 (aged 21 years)

Citation details: Pieter van der Merwe, b3c9, http://vandermerwefamilytree.com/en/Extract.html : accessed 9 May 2020
Death of a fatherSchalk van der Merwe
1740 (aged 23 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
MarriageJacoba Jabje van HeerdenView this family
May 28, 1741 (aged 24 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14.
Citation details: van Heerden, p246, b6.
Death of a motherAnna Prevot
about 1745 (aged 28 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 37 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 38 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

Birth of a granddaughterMartha Louisa Erasmus
about 1756 (aged 39 years)

Citation details: Smit, p417, a4b3c5d5.
Marriage of a childLourens ErasmusMachteld van der MerweView this family
April 13, 1760 (aged 43 years)
Citation details: Erasmus, p217, b3c5.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p582, b2c14d3.
Baptism of a granddaughterMartha Louisa Erasmus
October 3, 1761 (aged 44 years)

Citation details: Erasmus, p217, b3c5d1.
Marriage of a childPieter Schalk van der MerweElsie van der MerweView this family
April 7, 1765 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14d2.
Death of a brotherJacob van der Merwe
October 31, 1769 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p532, b2c4.
Death February 9, 1770 (aged 53 years)
Citation details: van der Merwe, p580, b2c14.