Berndt Burcherdt1

M, #8719, b. circa 1670, d. before 9 August 1705

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Last Edited21/03/2015
Birth*Berndt Burcherdt was born circa 1670 in Germany.2
 
Marriage*He married Marritje van der Merwe, daughter of Willem Schalks van der Merwe and Elsje Cloete, circa 1691 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
 
Death*He died before 9 August 1705 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
 

Family

Marritje van der Merwe b. 29 Dec 1675
Children
Occupation* On 3 March 1692 Berndt Burcherdt was was a free blacksmith.4 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Between 14 June 1699 and 4 November 1701, the name of Berndt was written in the record as Beerne Beurger.5
13 April 1704, the name of Berndt was written in the record as Barent Burger.6
24 July 1706, the name of Berndt was written in the record as Barent Burgert.7
Baptisms - WitnessBerndt Burcherdt and Marritje van der Merwe witnessed the baptism of Jacobus Cloeten on 14 June 1699 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.8,9
He and Marritje van der Merwe witnessed the baptism of Willem van der Merwe on 23 October 1701 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.10
He and Marritje van der Merwe witnessed the baptism of Martha du Toit on 4 November 1701 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.11
Slave TransactionsOn 26 May 1690 Kees van Madagascar was sold by Hans Niemand to Barent Burger, for Rds. 100.12
On 3 March 1691 Jan Horl van Bengale was sold by Berndt Burcherdt to Jan de Souza, for Rds. 12.4
On 30 June 1692 Mercurius van Bengale was sold by H. Capt Willem Padt to Berndt Burcherdt, for Rds. 70.13
On 10 January 1698 Christiaen van Trancquebar was sold by Cornelis Krijnsz Rood to Berndt Burcherdt, for Rds. 70.14

Citations

  1. [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.54. BURCHERDT, BERNDT (S).-? Free smith . ~ Maria v. d. Merwe. 5 children . † 1705 . (CJ 1122 under 2.4.1694; CJ 1123: 50; Letters desp. of 12.5.1705; G.R. nr. 69 under Burger.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, p. 499. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  3. [S614] E-mail from Sarel Burger to Delia Robertson via SAGen List, dated 20 April 2011 "Ek dink daar is voldoende brondokumente wat bevestig dat hy oorlede is in Junie 1705, byvoorbeeld:-
    1705 9 Augustus door d' wed' barent burgert in cassa gebragt voor een plank tot den dood kist voor haar man saligr: gehoorende de Colonie. f 15 = [15 gulden] (KAB 1/STB 12/16)."
  4. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.159. 3.3.1692, pp. 356-357: Jan Horl from Bengal (14/15), sold by the free blacksmith, Bernt Borchard, to Jan de Souza for Rds. 12.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  5. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Le 14 ditau (Juin) lannee 1699; Jacobus fils de konra Geerklout et de Marthe . . . . pour temoins beerne Beurger et marthe Wellems pour marraine
    Le 8 Julliet 1701 - Ellaina fille de Beerne Beurger Et de Marthe Eskal Le temoins Et François dutoit Et Seusanne Seugnet pour Marraine.
    Le 23 Octobre 1701; Willems fills de Eskal Willems Et de Anne Prevot Le temoins Beerne Beurger, Et Marthe Escalk pour Marraine.
    Le 4de Novembre 1701; Marthe fille de François dutoij et de Susanne Seugnet, le temoins et Beerne, beurger et Marthe Escalk pour Marraine. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  6. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1704; 13e Appril. Jacobus. d' Vader Barent Burger, d' Moeder Marrijtie Willemsz; getuygen Martinus Van Staden, Aaltie Willemsz.
  7. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: 24 Julij
    Lambert Smit van Tiene jongm:
    en Maria Schalk van Cabo weduwe
    wylen Barent Burgert
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 101, 24 Jul 1706, marriage entry for Lambert Smit and Maria Schalk, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 14 ditau (Juin) lannee 1699; Jacobus fils de konra Geerklout et de Marthe . . . . pour temoins beerne Beurger et marthe Wellems pour marraine.
  9. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 1, p. 593.
  10. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 23 Octobre 1701; Willems fills de Eskal Willems Et de Anne Prevot Le temoins Beerne Beurger, Et Marthe Escalk pour Marraine.
  11. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 4de Novembre 1701; Marthe fille de François dutoit et de Susanne Seugnet, le temoins et Beerne, beurger et Marthe Escalk pour Marraine.
  12. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.157. 26.5.1690, pp. 508-509: Kees from Madagascar (16/17), sold by Hans Niemand to Barend Borchard for Rds. 100.
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.161. 30.6.1692, p. 111: Mercurius from Bengal (12/13), sold by Willem Padt to
    Barent Borchard for Rds. 70.
  14. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 181. 10.1.1698, p. 292: Christiaen from Trancquebaar (18), sold by Cornelis Krijnsz Rood to Barent Borchaerd for Rds. 70.
  15. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 1692
    Den selven Dito [7 September] een kint gedoopt waer van de vader is Baren[ ]
    Burger de moeder Marta Willemse, de getuijge is Elsie Kloeten ende genaemt Barent, 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.).
  16. [S33] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 121. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K.
  17. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 1, p.499.
  18. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms.
 

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