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Willem Schalks van der Merwe
died 1716
Elsje Jacobs Cloeten
died circa 1702
Charles Prevot
circa 1650-before 1688
Marie le Febre
circa 1651-circa 1701
Schalk Willemsz van der Merwe
1673-before 1740
Anne Prevot
1681-before 1740
Elsje van der Merwe 1
of Houd Constant, Vier en Twinting Rivieren 2
born 1697 3
baptized 25 August 1697, Drakenstein 4
died circa 1757, (will filing date) 5
After her husband's death the children's grandfather, Schalk Willem
van der Merwe, and their uncle, Andries Burger, were appointed
guardians (voogden) of the children by the Weeskamer. After both of
them had died, their uncle, David van der Merwe, was appointed
guardian on 7 Feb 1742.

In her will dated 1747, Elsje expressed her wish that her farm on the
Vier en Twintig Rivieren, called 'Houd Constant', should pass after
her own death, to her daughter, Maria Magdalena, wife of the
farmer, Willem Burger.

married between April 1716 and May 1717 6

( presumably at Drakenstein)

Willem Burger
died circa 1731
farmer 7
of Houd Constant, Vier en Twintig Rivieren 8

1717 -

Schalk Willemsz
1720 -

c1721 -

Anna Sophia
c1722 -

Maria Magdalena
1726 -

children of Elsje van der Merwe and Willem Burger

Barend Burger 1717-1770
born 1717
baptized 13 December 1717, Drakenstein
died 18 April 1770
 married 10 September 1741 Drakenstein

Helena Smit 9 1722-1792

Schalk Willemsz Burger 1720-1782
born 1720, at the Cape
baptized 20 October 1720, Drakenstein
died June 1782
 married 16 September 1742 Drakenstein

Hester Smit

Martje Burger 10 circa 1721-circa 1740
born circa 1721 11
died circa 1740 12

Anna Sophia Burger circa 1722-circa 1802
born circa December 1722
baptized 17 January 1723, Drakenstein
died circa 1802, (date of Estate Accounts)
 married (1) 2 July 1740 Drakenstein

Willem Janse van Rensburg 13 1717-1746
 married (2) after 1746 (date of death of first husband)

Johannes Pienaar 14 died circa 1783

Maria Magdalena Burger 1726-1768
born 1726, Cape of Good Hope
baptized 11 August 1726, Drakenstein
died 23 December 1768, Waveren

Willem Burger 15 1722-1788
farmer (1760)

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