Hendrik van Heerden, 1736

Name
Hendrik /van Heerden/
Given names
Hendrik
Surname
van Heerden
Baptism January 22, 1736 26 22 (aged 0 days)

Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4.
Death of a maternal grandfatherSchalk van der Merwe
1740 (aged 3 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Prevot
about 1745 (aged 8 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 17 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 19 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

MarriageAletta van der MerweView this family
February 6, 1757 (aged 21 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p564, b2c11d3.
Death of a wifeAletta van der Merwe
1761 (aged 24 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4.
MarriageAnna Sophia van der MerweView this family
April 4, 1762 (aged 26 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p576, b2c13d3.
Death of a paternal grandfatherPieter Willems van Heerden
1763 (aged 26 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p221, a1.
Death of a fatherWillem van Heerden
1767 (aged 30 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1.
Death of a wifeAnna Sophia van der Merwe
1770 (aged 33 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4.
MarriageAnna LateganView this family
January 6, 1771 (aged 34 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4.
Death of a brotherDavid van Heerden
1773 (aged 36 years)

Citation details: Burger, p504, b2c2d6.
Text:

BEF 1775

Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c10.
Death of a sisterAnna Sophia van Heerden
May 15, 1775 (aged 39 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2.
Death of a brotherIzaak van Heerden
1776 (aged 39 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5.
Citation details: Deel 2, p450, b4c9.
Text:

BEF 1779

Citation details: Deel 2, p465, b5c4.
Historical Event
Americans declare independece
July 1776 (aged 40 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_(1776%E2%80%9389))
War
Britain declares war on the Netherlands
December 20, 1780 (aged 44 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 43 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 childJohannes Lodewicus van HeerdenMartha van HeerdenView this family
February 9, 1783 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5d1.
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d4.
Marriage of a childWillem Jacobus van HeerdenAletta Sophia van HeerdenView this family
October 10, 1784 (aged 48 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5d3.
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d2.
War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 47 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

Baptism of a grandsonIsaak Benjamin van Heerden
April 23, 1786 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5d3e1.
Death of a brotherPetrus Johannes van Heerden
1787 (aged 50 years)

Citation details: Du Plessis, p137, b1c5d11.
Text:

BEF 1790

Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c11.
Marriage of a childBarend PienaarAnna Sophia van HeerdenView this family
May 3, 1789 (aged 53 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 55 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.

Death of a brotherRoelof van Heerden
1791 (aged 54 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9.
Marriage of a childWillem Aaron van HeerdenMaartje van HeerdenView this family
1795 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d5.
Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9d1.
Death of a daughterAnna Sophia van Heerden
about 1795 (aged 58 years)

Citation details: Pienaar, p43, b2c5d7.
Historical Event
Dutch East India Company goes bankrupt
1795 (aged 58 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 61 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1790s_in_South_Africa)
Baptism of a granddaughterAnna Sophia van Heerden
November 5, 1797 (aged 61 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d5e2.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 62 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Baptism of a granddaughterMartha Sophia van Heerden
October 4, 1800 (aged 64 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d5e3.
Marriage of a granddaughterDavid Carel TheronAnna Sophia PienaarView this family
April 27, 1806 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Marriage of a granddaughterJohannes Hendrik van HeerdenAnna Sophia van HeerdenView this family
September 7, 1806 (aged 70 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Aletta Magdalena VAN HEERDEN (1876), MOOC 6/9/156 #2977/1976, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQ6-GQ34-Z?cc=2517051&wc=WV44-SZT%3A1598082382 : 12 September 2017), 007844947 > image 2175 of 2203; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 3 Jan 2019
Citation details: van Heerden, p235, b1c2d2e3.
Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5d1e3.
Citation details: Marriage: Johannes Hendrik VAN HEERDEN and Anna Sophia VAN HEERDEN (1806), https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSV8-QDT6?i=55&cat=959223 : accessed 31 Jan 2019
Natural disaster
Drought
1809 (aged 72 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

Marriage of a grandsonJacobus Johannes PienaarAnna Sophia van HeerdenView this family
July 12, 1812 (aged 76 years)
Citation details: Death notice: Jacobus Johannes PIENAAR (1864), VAB MHG P67, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89LW-PJ2P?i=2070&cc=3040532 : accessed 2 May 2020
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d5e2.
War
Napoleonic Wars
from May 18, 1803 to November 20, 1815 (aged 79 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleonic_Wars)
Town founded
The settlement of Grahamstown is founded
1812 (aged 75 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1812_in_South_Africa)
Marriage of a granddaughterIsaak Benjamin van HeerdenEngela Elizabeth PretoriusView this family
before 1813 (aged 76 years)

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
Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5d3e1.
Death of a grandsonIsaak Benjamin van Heerden
before May 30, 1813 (aged 77 years)

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 daughterAletta Sophia van Heerden
1813 (aged 76 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p238, b1c5d3.
Death of a granddaughterAnna Sophia Pienaar
1815 (aged 78 years)

Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Marriage of a grandsonDavid Carel TheronMartha Sophia van HeerdenView this family
August 4, 1816 (aged 80 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d5e3.
Town founded
Cradock is founded
August 27, 1818 (aged 82 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1818_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
British settlers
1820 (aged 83 years)

Note: 17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the *Nautilus* and the *Cha…

17 March - The first British settlers arrived in Table Bay, Cape Town on the Nautilus and the Chapman. 1 May - The Albury reaches Cape Town bringing settlers to Albany, South Africa. They arrive in Algoa Bay on 15 May. 2 May - La Belle Alliance reached Cape Town. She brought British settlers to Algoa Bay. 4000 British settlers started arriving in Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth), they settled in Grahamstown and along the frontier. Source: Wikipedia

Economic Event
British sterling adopted
1825 (aged 88 years)

Note: Rix dollar (Dutch: *Rijsksdaalder*) is converted into the British sterling. Source: [Wikipedia](http…

Rix dollar (Dutch: Rijsksdaalder) is converted into the British sterling. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Great trek
1835 (aged 98 years)

Note: *Voortrekkers* start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1835…

Voortrekkers start leaving the Cape Colony. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a granddaughterMartha Sophia van Heerden
June 17, 1838 (aged 102 years)
Citation details: Deel 2, p235, b4c1d11.
Town founded
Settlement of Victoria West is established
1844 (aged 107 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1844_in_South_Africa)
Historical Event
South African Republic
from 1852 to 1902 (aged 165 years)

Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: *Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek*, ZAR), often referred to as the Tra…

The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Orange Free State
from 1854 to 1902 (aged 165 years)

Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: *Oranje-Vrijstaat*, Afrikaans: *Oranje-Vrystaat*) was an independent *…

The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a motherMartha van der Merwe

Death
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