Willem van Heerden

M, #10717, b. before 22 September 1709
Father*Pieter Willemse van Heerden1 b. c 1680
Mother*Magteld van der Merwe1 b. c 1692

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Last Edited04/11/2014
Birth*Willem van Heerden was born before 22 September 1709 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismWillem van Heerden was baptized on 22 September 1709 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Barent Bùrger and Johanna Rynick.2
Marriage*He married Martha van der Merwe, daughter of Schalk van der Merwe and Anne Prévost, on 30 April 1730 Drakenstein. This record appears on two pages - both attached as exhibits.3


Martha van der Merwe b. b 14 May 1713
Names in the record, in publications, etc.22 September 1709, the name of Willem was written in the record as Wellem van Herden.2


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 22 ditau [Septembre] 1709; Wellem, fils de Piter Wellem Vanherden Et de Makel Eskal, jl on presante au Saint bapteme, Et Monsr. Daillie Ministre La aussj baptize Le Meme Jour du 22 Septembre, dans Leglise de Drakestein, Le temoins er Beerne Beurger, et Johanna famme de Geert Basson pour Marraine.
  3. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 30 April 1720. Willem van Heerden van Cabo de Goede Hoop Borger aan Drakensteyn J.M. met Met Martha van der Merwe van Cabo voornoemt J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  4. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1732; item [20 Julij]; Schalk Wilmse; Wilhelm van Heeren, Martha van der Merven; Schalk Wilmse van der Merven; Magteld van der Merven.

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