Pieter Schalk Van Heerden

about 1788–2 April 1864 (Age 76)
Western Cape, South Africa

The Life of Pieter Schalk

When Pieter Schalk Van Heerden was born about 1788, in Western Cape, South Africa, his father, Pieter Schalk van Heerden, was 31 and his mother, Elisabeth Helena Vorster, was 30. He married Anna Susanna Coetzer on 17 December 1809, in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province, South Africa. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 2 April 1864, in Riet Vallei, Cradock, Cape Province, South Africa, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Schalk Van Heerden
1788–1864
Anna Susanna Coetzer
1793–1878
Marriage: 17 December 1809
Pieter Willem Van Heerden
1812–1897
Anna Susanna Van Heerden
1814–
Gerrit Jacobus Van Heerden
1815–
Pieter Schalk Van Heerden
1817–
Elizabeth Helena or Magdalena Van Heerden
1818–
Alwyn Francois Van Heerden
1820–1883
Johanna Sophia Van Heerden
1824–1924
Cornelia Herculina van Heerden
1828–1905
Johannes Hendrik Jacobus Van Heerden
1830–1930
Anna Cecilia Gerbrechta Van Heerden
1835–1935
Johanna Sophia Van Heerden
1839–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 December 1809
Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province, South Africa
children

(11)

    Pieter Willem Van Heerden

    Male1812–1897Male

    Anna Susanna Van Heerden

    Female1814–Female

    Gerrit Jacobus Van Heerden

    Male1815–Male

    Pieter Schalk Van Heerden

    Male1817–Male

    Elizabeth Helena or Magdalena Van Heerden

    Female1818–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Pieter Schalk van Heerden

    Male1757–1814Male

    Elisabeth Helena Vorster

    Female1758–1801Female

siblings

(15)

    Anna Cecilia Van Heerden

    Female1778–1852Female

    Dorothea Maria van Heerden

    Female1780–1851Female

    Sophia Maria Van Heerden

    Female1782–1821Female

    Pieter Willem Van Heerden

    Male1784–1830Male

    Barend Jacobus van Heerden

    Male1785–Male

+10 More Children

World Events (2)

1852

Age 64

Sand River Convention. Britain recognizes Transvaal as the independent Afrikaner South African Republic.
1856

Age 68

Xhosa cattle sacrifices lead to famine.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Pieter Schalk Van Heerden, "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989"
  • Baptism of Alewÿn Fransoÿs van Heerden 5 Nov 1820 Cradock born 18 Sep 1820 P; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-2Q3B-H?i=1152&cat=994806
  • Elizabeth Helena van Heerden on 26 Dec 1819 Cradock born 24 Sep 1818 P; ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKD-2QWZ-J?i=1102&cat=994806

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