Willem van der Merwe1

M, #11735, b. before 2 March 1721
Father*Carel van der Merwe1 b. b 30 Dec 1698, d. b 2 Sep 1725
Mother*Geertruy du Toit1 b. c 1690, d. 19 Nov 1750

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Last Edited11/11/2014
Birth*Willem van der Merwe was born before 2 March 1721 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismWillem van der Merwe was baptized on 2 March 1721 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Francois du Toit, Anne Prévost and Francois du Toit. This witness has not been positively identified but Francois du Toit and Francois du Toit is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)1
Marriage*He married Susanna du Toit, daughter of Pierre du Toit and Elizabet Rousseau, on 2 May 1745 Drakenstein.2


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1721; Dito [Den 2de Maart]; Willem zoon van Carel van der Merven en Geertrùij Dutoit. Getùijgen Francois Dutoit en Anna Prevoo.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Personen in den Huwelyken Staat bevestigd door Predekant. Salomon van Echten.
    2 May [1745]. Willem van der Merwe van Cabo de Goede Hoop Burger aan Drakensteyn, Jongman en Susanna du Toiet van Cabo voornoemd Jonge Dogter.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.

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