Willem Schalks van der Merwe

M, #5321, b. circa 1640, d. 12 July 1716

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Last Edited02/07/2015
BirthOrigin*Willem was from Broeck, Nederland, and was perhaps born there circa 1640.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Elsje Cloete, daughter of Jacob Cloete and Feigen Radergoertgens, on 9 September 1668 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,5
 
Death*He died on 12 July 1716.6
 

Family 1

Koddo van Guinea b. c 1640
Child

Family 2

Elsje Cloete b. b 28 Feb 1655, d. a 22 Jan 1702
Children
Arrival*Willem Schalks van der Merwe arrived at the Cape from Goeree, Nederland, on board the Dordrecht, perhaps on 26 April 1661.1,7,8 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.9 September 1668, the name of Willem was written in the record as Willem Schalcq.
13 August 1673, the name of Willem was written in the record as Willem Schalch.
29 December 1675, the name of Willem was written in the record as Willem Schalck.9
22 May 1678, the name of Willem was written in the record as Wilhelm Schalkc.
16 May 1688, the name of Willem was written in the record as Willem Schalk.
30 December 1698, the name of Willem was written in the record as Wellems Eskaal van den Merve.10
Baptisms - WitnessWillem Schalcq is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Feytje Shalcq on 2 November 1670 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.11
He is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Schalk van der Merwe on 13 August 1673 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.12
He is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Marritje van der Merwe on 29 December 1675 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.13
He is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Jacoba van der Merwe on 22 May 1678 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.14
He is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Jacob van der Merwe on 11 February 1680 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.15
He is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Petronella van der Merwe on 1 March 1682 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.16
He is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Aeltie van der Merwe on 30 April 1684 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.17
He is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Helena van der Merwe on 7 April 1686 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.18
He is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Pieter van der Merwe on 16 May 1688 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.19
He and Elsje Cloete witnessed the baptism of Carel van der Merwe on 30 December 1698 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.10,20
He and Elsje Cloete witnessed the baptism of Maria van Staden on 22 January 1702 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.21
Vrijbriewen and Burgher StatusOn 5 May 1661, Willem Schalks van der Merwe was granted a vrijbrief or letter of freedom which released him from his contractual obligations to the VOC and accorded him the status of vrijburgher or free burgher. He was recorded as an arquebusier on the Dordrecht.1
Slave TransactionsOn 11 September 1676 Paulus van Gale was sold by Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh to Willem Schalk.22
On 11 April 1677 Johan Casta was sold by Joan Bax van Herentals to Willem Schalch.23
Hector van Bengale and Scipio Africanus van de Kust Malabar were sold by Johannes Ravensbergh, to Willem Schalk on 14 September 1678, for Rds. 50 each. I have assumed that Scipio Casta Malabar is the same person as Scipio Africanus van Malabar. Corrections welcome.24

Citations

  1. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.271. Willem Schalck van der Merwe, of Broeck, arquebusier on the ship Dordrecht. Granted 5th May, 1661.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  2. [S332] Webpage tanap.net (http://databases.tanap.net/mooc/) (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Resolution of 31 March 1663, Willem Schalck van der Merve van Broeck; date estimated by compiler."
  3. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  4. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: den 9 September An' 1668
    Willem Schalcq met Elsjen Jacobs Dochter van Jacob Cloeten
    , transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar).
  5. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Den 2 November
    een dochtertje van Willem Schalcq en Elsje syn huysv' wiert genaamt Feytje, tot getuygenn stonden Hendrick Bruy[.l.de] en Mayche Tiele,, mans
    , transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  6. [S460] Prof. Barend J. Venter, "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter", 22 September 2008 (e-mail address). This ancestral register was compiled for Delia Robertson on 22 September 2008 from the database "Die Venter familie van Suid-Afrika" compiled by B.J. Venter, J.A. Venter and M.A. Venter. Prof. B.J. Venter, 20 Ray Street, Annlin, 0182. Hereinafter cited as "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter."
  7. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Details of voyage 0933.4 from Goeree to Batavia
    Number     0933.4
    Name of ship     DORDRECHT
    Master     Schiedam, Adriaan de Gilde van
    Tonnage     920
    Type of ship     fregat?
    Built     1652
    Yard     Delft
    Chamber     Delft
    Date of departure     06-12-1660
    Place of departure     Goeree
    Arrival at Cape     26-04-1661
    Departure from Cape     05-05-1661
    Date of arrival at destination     18-07-1661
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     Acc. to Daghregister 1661 the ship departed 16-06-1660 from Texel.
    Next homeward voyage     5513.4
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     195     5     6     1     4     189
    Soldiers     96          13     1     3     81
    Passengers     6          0     0     0     6. Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."
  8. [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), Page 531. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.
  9. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): . . .Willem Schalck. . ., 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  10. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Le 30 Decembre Lannee ditau [1698]; Charle, fils de Eskaal Wellems Et de Ann Prvost pour temoins Wellems Eskaal van den Merve Et Elsijs Jacob.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  11. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Den 2 November [1670]
    een dochtertje van Willem Schalcq en Elsje syn huysv' wiert genaamt Feytje, tot getuygenn stonden Hendrick Bruy[.l.de] en Mayche Tielemans
    , 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  12. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Den 13 dito (August's)
    Een soontje van Willem Schalch en Elsje sijn huysvr' wert genaamt Schalch
    , 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  13. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Den 29 Decembr een dochtertie van Willem Schalck en Elsie ja,, cobs syn huijsvrouw wierdt genaamt Marritie, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  14. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Den 22 (sic prob May) Willhelm Schalkc en sijn huijsvrow Elsgen een dochertje Jacoba gedoopt, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  15. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): den 11 Februy Jacob
    Willem Schalck en Elsie Jacobs Catalyn Janssen
    , 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  16. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): den 1. Mart. Pieternelle
    Willem Schalck en Elsie Cloeten
    Jan van Brienen en Catarina Cloeten
    , 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  17. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): den 30 April Aeltie
    Willem Schalck en Elsie Jacobs
    Pieter Claessen van den Bergh, skipper
    Jan van Brienen, en Catarina Jacobs
    , 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  18. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. [ao. 1686] den 7. April lena willem schalck en Elsie Jacobs Jacob Matsen Rootsteen en Agnietie van der gragt.
  19. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): eodem dit (Maij) is een kind gedoopt en genaamd Pieter waar van vader is Willem Schalk en moder Elsie Jacobs, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  20. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 557. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  21. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/staden/I055.html##I043, accessed on 6 June 2009."
  22. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 132.11.9.1676: Paul us from Ga1e, sold by Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh to WiIlem Schalk for Rds. 46.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  23. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 133. 11.4.1677: Johan Casta [Coast], sold by Governor Jo(h)an Bax to WiIlem Schalk for Rds.60.
  24. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.136. 14.9.1678: Hector, Casta [Coast] Bengal and Scipio Casta [Coast] Malabar, sold by Johannes Ravensberg, "medicinale doctor", to Willem Schalk for Rds. 50 each.
  25. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), p. 161. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  26. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Den 2 November
    een dochtertje van Willem Schalcq en Elsje syn huysv' wiert genaamt Feytje, tot getuygenn stonden Hendrick Bruy[.l.de] en Mayche Tiele,, mans
    , 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  27. [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.
  28. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Lannee 1696; Le 28 May il ya Eut Un Enfant Baptize du beau Fils de Willem Escalk Van den Meruen.
  29. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 17 ditau [a'oust] Lannee, 1698; Hendris Willems fills de Eskal Wellems Van de Meruve, Anna Prevot, pour Temoins Piter Roobeers Et Une fille de Willems Eskal.
 

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