Schalk Willemsen van der Merwe1

M, #11745, b. before 16 October 1729
Father*Willem van der Merwe1 b. b 23 Oct 1701
Mother*Elsje van Heerden1 b. b 27 Sep 1711

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited21/10/2014
Birth*Schalk Willemsen van der Merwe was born before 16 October 1729 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismSchalk Willemsen van der Merwe was baptized on 16 October 1729 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Schalk van der Merwe and Magteld van der Merwe.1
Baptisms - WitnessSchalk Willemsen van der Merwe and Johanna Adriana Smit witnessed the baptism of Sophia Elisabeth Smit on 5 March 1769 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Swartland, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 16 October 1729; K: Schalk Willemsen; V: Willem van der Merwe; M: Elsje van Heerden; G: Schalk Willemzen van der Merwe, Magdalena Willzen van der Merwe hùijsvroù van Pieter van Heerden.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( "; last accessed on 27 April 2010;
    8 Church Registers - Swartland Congregation, microfilm of the original registers, Latter Day Saints, also Cape Archives VC666, Consulted at the Norwich Latter Day Saints Family History Centre, VC666
    baptisms, page 78, 1769
    Sophia Elizabeth. De ouwders zijn Cristoffel Smith Christoffelszoon, en Maria van Weijk, als getuijgen zijn Schalk Willemse van der Merwe, en Johanna Adriana Smith. den 24 7tember 1768 nata. Den 5 Maart 1769 gedoop."

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