Hester van der Merwe1

F, #11743, b. before 22 July 1725, d. 12 February 1770
Father*Jacobus van der Merwe2 b. b 12 Feb 1700
Mother*Ester Pinard2 b. b 30 Oct 1706, d. a 22 Jul 1725

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Last Edited11/11/2014
Birth*Hester van der Merwe was born before 22 July 1725 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
BaptismHester van der Merwe was baptized on 22 July 1725 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Marie Catherine le Fèvre and Schalk van der Merwe.2
Marriage*She married Jacob Pienaar, son of Pierre Pinard and Jeanne Terrier, on 19 July 1744 Drakenstein.1,3
Death*She died on 12 February 1770 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
Names in the record, in publications, etc.22 July 1725, the name of Hester was written in the record as Hesther van der Merwe.2


  1. [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.
    19 July [1744]. Jacob Pienaar van Cabo de Goede Hoop. Burger aan Drakensteyn Wedu. En Hester van der Merwe van Cabo voornoemd. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  2. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 22 Jùlius 1725; K: Hesther; V: Jacobùs van der Merven; M: Hesther Pinnaart; G: Schalk Willemzen van der Merwe, Marija La Feber.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  3. [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 5 L-M, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 1999), p.532. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.

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