Roelof van Heerden, 17441791 (aged 47 years)

Name
Roelof /van Heerden/
Given names
Roelof
Surname
van Heerden
Birth 1744 34 30

Citation details: van der Merwe, p578, b2c13d5e1.
Citation details: van Heerden, p237, b1c4d5.
Baptism December 25, 1744 35 31 (aged 0)

Citation details: Pretorius, p424, b5c3d4.
Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9.
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnna Prevot
about 1745 (aged 1 year)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p531, b2.
Historical Event
Census
1754 (aged 10 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 11 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 paternal grandfatherPieter Willems van Heerden
1763 (aged 19 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p221, a1.
MarriageMartha Sophia PretoriusView this family
May 4, 1766 (aged 22 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p545, b2c9d6e6.
Citation details: Pretorius, p424, b5c3d4.
Death of a fatherWillem van Heerden
1767 (aged 23 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p221, b1.
Death of a brotherDavid van Heerden
1773 (aged 29 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 31 years)

Citation details: van der Merwe, p568, b2c13d2.
Death of a brotherIzaak van Heerden
1776 (aged 32 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 32 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 36 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 36 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

War
French troops depart the Cape
1784 (aged 40 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 childJacobus Lodevicus van der MerweAnna Sophia van HeerdenView this family
March 11, 1787 (aged 43 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9d2.
Citation details: van der Merwe, p557, b2c11d2e5.
Death of a brotherPetrus Johannes van Heerden
1787 (aged 43 years)

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

BEF 1790

Citation details: van Heerden, p245, b1c11.
War
French Revolution
from 1789 to 1799 (aged 55 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution)
Death of a motherMartha van der Merwe

Death 1791 (aged 47 years)

Citation details: van Heerden, p244, b1c9.