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Willem Burger
died circa 1731
Elsje van der Merwe
1697-circa 1757
Alewijn Smit
Hester Bekker
died 1778
Barend Burger
Helena Smit
Willem Burger Barendz: 1
of De Bosjemansrivier in 1787 and
in 1791 Aanteetsfontein, both in the Sneeuwberg
Burger Adjutant, Graaf Reinet 3
born 1742 4
baptized 20 September 1742, Drakenstein 5
died March 1791, Land van Waveren 6
will dated 12 January 1791, (jointly with Judith Grundlingh) 7
and filed 9 April 1791 8
In 1787, when his first wife died, they had two farms, one named
De Bosjesmans Rivier in the Sneeuwberg, and the other named
De Riet Fontein situated in the Camdebo mountains. (MOOC 8/50, 22a)

In 1791 and again in 1794 his widow, in a petition to the Council of
Policy, mentions that her husband left his affairs in a confused state
and that she and her nine children are living in the direst poverty.

(H.C.V. Leibbrandt - Requesten, page 513)

for a note on his parentage see below#

married (1) 13 June 1773 at Tulbagh 9

Maria Susanna du Toit
circa 1752-circa 1787

Barend Johannes

Magdalena Elisabeth

Willemina Maria
1777 -

Johanna Margaretha

Andries Bartholomeus
c1782 -

Anna Sophia
1784 -

Willem Jacobus
b. c1786

married (2) 6 May 1787 at Cape Town

( two days after the completion of the inventory and
valuation of his and his first wife's property.)

Judiet Grundeling

Johannes Schalk

Jacobus Petrus Alewijn
b. c1791

children of Willem Burger and Maria Susanna du Toit

Barend Johannes Burger 10 born 1774
baptized 10 April 1774, Tulbagh 11

Magdalena Elisabeth Burger born 1776
baptized 29 September 1776, Drakenstein

Willemina Maria Burger 1777-1836
born 1777, Graaf Reinet
baptized 25 December 1777, Tulbagh
died 19 October 1836, Groenfontein
 married (1) 28 April 1793 Cape Town

Nicolaas Jacobus Janse van Rensburg 12 1770-before 1813
 married (2) 7 March 1813 Tulbagh

Rasmus Pieter Erasmus

Johanna Margaretha Burger born 1781
baptized 8 April 1781, Drakenstein

Andries Bartholomeus Burger circa 1782-1841
born circa 6 June 1782
baptized 22 September 1782, Tulbagh
died 27 November 1841, at the farm Leeliefonteijn of Willem Schalk van Heerden on Sneeuwberg
 married (1)

Elsie Johanna van der Merwe 13
 married (2) 6 November 1803 Cape Town

Elsabe Sophia Burger 14

Anna Sophia Burger 1784-before 1787
born 1784
baptized 26 September 1784, at Waveren, but in the Cape Town Register
died before May 1787 15

Notes: She is not mentioned in the inventory
dated 4th May 1787 which was drawn up after
her mother's death. She had presumably died
before that date/

Willem Jacobus Burger born circa 1786
born circa June 1786 16
baptized 25 September 1788, at Waveren, but in the Cape Town Register

Notes: In the inventory drawn up after his mother's
death which was dated 4th May 1787, his age is given
as 11 months. If this is accurate, it indicates a birth
date of June 1786.

children of Willem Burger and Judiet Grundeling

Johannes Schalk Burger 17

Notes: He is named in his fathers will of January 1791.

Jacobus Petrus Alewijn Burger 18 born circa 1791
baptized 23 October 1791, Cape Town 19

Notes: This child was named in his father's will of January 1791 as
Alewijn Petrus, but, assuming this is the same child, he was
baptised in October of that year as Jacobus Petrus Alewijn.

# The parents of Willem Burger Barendz:

In the marriage entry in the Tulbagh church register of 1773 he is
named as 'Willem Burger Barendz., burger aan Stellenbosch' and
in the marriage entry in the Cape Town church register of 1787 he
is 'Willemem Burgers Barend Zoon, Burger aan Graaf-Reynet'.

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