Descendants of Abraham Paulus van den Berg

 

 

Abraham Paulus van den Berg, b. Graaff-Reinet, Cape, (son of Jacobus van den Berg and Maria Magdalena Haak) baptized 1 Apr 1747, Graaff-Reinet, Cape.

    

     He married (1) Hendrina van Rensburg, m. 5 Nov 1769, (daughter of Hendrik van Rensburg and Anna Maria van der Merwe) baptized 14 Jan 1753.

 

                           Children:

 

        +  2.       i       Jacobus b. 1773.

 

        +  3.       ii     Anna Maria b. 1775.

 

            4.       iii       Maria Magdalena van den Berg, baptized 4 Jan 1777.

                       

                             She married W.L. Pretorius.

 

 

        +  5.       iv       Hendrina.

 

        +  6.       v       Johanna Christina b. 1782.

 

        +  7.       vi       Hendrik b. 11 Mar 1785.

 

            8.       vii       Jacomina Wilhelmina van den Berg, baptized 9 Nov 1787.

 

            9.       viii       Abraham Paulus van den Berg, baptized 20 Oct 1790.

 

            10.       ix       Johanna Christina van den Berg, baptized 20 Jan 1793.

 

     He married (2) Magdalena Pretorius, m. 2 Apr 1797.

 

                           Children:

 

            11.      x       Elizabeth Magdalena van den Berg, baptized 4 Jan 1801.

 

        +  12.       xi       Johannes Jacobus b. 21 Aug 1802.

 

            13.       xii       Maria Magdalena van den Berg, baptized 10 Nov 1805.

 

            14.       xiii       Johanna Sibilla van den Berg, baptized 6 Jul 1807.

                       

                             She married Marthinus Jacobus Olckers, m. 14 Mar 1824, in George, Cape.

 

 

            15.       xiv       Helena Maria van den Berg, b. 6 Jul 1814, d. 15 Dec 1839.

                       

                             She married (1) Christiaan Jacobus Smit, m. 23 Dec 1832, in Beaufort West, Cape Province, d. FEB 1838.

                             She married (2) Johannes Jacobus Bronkhorst, m. 6 Mar 1839.

 

    

     He married (3) Dirkie Hendrina Cecilia van den Berg.

 

    

     He married (4) Heyla Magdalena de Beer, m. 27 Oct 1816.

 

Second Generation

 

2.   Jacobus van den Berg, b. 1773.

    

     He married Maria Susanna van der Merwe, m. 23 Feb 1794, baptized 1774.

 

                           Children:

 

            16.      i       Maria Magdalena van den Berg, baptized 5 Jul 1795.

 

            17.      ii     Anna Susanna van den Berg, baptized 2 Oct 1796.

                       

                             She married Samuel Jacobus de Beer, m. 27 Oct 1816, in Graaff-Reinet, Cape.

 

 

            18.       iii       Aletta Elizabeth van den Berg, baptized 19 Nov 1797.

 

            19.      iv       Anna Margaretha van den Berg, baptized 5 Oct 1799.

 

            20.      v       Johanna Jacoba Petronella van den Berg, baptized 10 Nov 1801.

 

            21.      vi       Hendrina Sophia van den Berg, baptized 9 Oct 1803.

 

        +  22.       vii       Izak Jacobus.

 

            23.       viii       Jacob van Heerden van den Berg, baptized 3 Jul 1809.

 

        +  24.       ix       Maria Elizabeth b. 14 Dec 1811.

 

            25.      x       Abraham Paulus van den Berg, b. 30 Dec  1813.

 

            26.       xi       Aletta Johanna van den Berg, b. 8 Nov 1817.

 

3.   Anna Maria van den Berg, b. 1775.

    

     She married Willem Botha, m. ABT 1794, b. 1770.

 

                           Children:

 

            27.      i       Hendrina Wilhelmina Botha, b. 1794.

                       

                             She married Johannes Francois du Toit, m. 19 Apr 1813, in Graaf Reinet, b. 1792.

 

5.   Hendrina van den Berg, baptized 4 Jun 1780.

    

     She married Jacobus Petrus van den Berg, m. 2 May 1797, (son of Dirk van den Berg and Aletta van Rensburg) baptized 10 Apr 1773.

 

                           Children:

 

            28.      i       Hendrina Aletta van den Berg, baptized 14 JULY 1799.

 

        +  29.      ii     Jacobus Petrus b. Cir 1800.

 

            30.       iii       Aletta Maria Magdalena van den Berg, baptized 20 May 1805.

 

            31.      iv       Dirk Nicolaas van den Berg, baptized 27 Dec 1807.

 

            32.      v       Anna Johanna Christina van den Berg, baptized 25 May 1809.

 

6.   Johanna Christina van den Berg, b. 1782, d. Bef 7 Feb 1819.

    

     She married Johannes Lodewikus Petrus Botha, m. 26 Dec 1809, in Graaff-Reinet, Cape, b. 1789.

 

                           Children:

 

            33.      i       Hendrina Susanna Botha, b. 4 Apr 1812, d. 27 Sep 1830.

 

7.   Hendrik van den Berg, b. 11 Mar 1785, d. 5 Sep 1839.  Hendrik and his son Hendrik Stephanus were amongst  464 soldiers that were involved at the Battle of Blood River on 16 December 1838 according to "Die Bloedrivierse Eeufeesgedenkboek" written by A.C. du Toit en Dr. Louis Steenkamp. The list is also published on the Internet at http://users.fast.co.za/~alittle/briver.htm.

    

     He married Maria Magdalena Gous, b. 3 Sep 1790, d. 27 Sep 1877.

 

                           Children:

 

            34.      i       Abraham Paulus van den Berg, baptized 21 Jul 1808.

 

        +  35.      ii     Marthinus Jacobus.

 

        +  36.       iii       Hendrik Stephanus b. 30 Oct 1811.

 

            37.      iv       Elizabeth Johanna van den Berg, b. 28 Dec 1813.

                       

                             She married Johannes Gysbertus Roos, m. in Beaufort West, Cape Province.

 

 

            38.      v       Abraham Paulus van den Berg, b. 16 Dec 1815.

 

            39.      vi       Hendrina Jacomina van den Berg, b. 3 Oct 1817.

                       

                             She married Johannes Jacobus Bronkhorst.

 

 

            40.       vii       Pieter Adriaan van den Berg, b. 21 Oct 1819.

 

            41.       viii       Maria Magdalena van den Berg, b. 18 Dec 1821.

 

            42.       ix       Anna Christina van den Berg, b. 18 Jan 1824, d. 28 Feb 1847.

                       

                             She married Frederik Wilhelm Christiaan Weyer, m. 3 Feb 1845.

 

 

            43.      x       Heyltje Magdalena van den Berg, b. 25 Dec 1825, d. 28 Aug 1894.

                       

                             She married Willem Jurgens Pretorius, m. 30 Dec 1882.

 

 

        +  44.       xi       Cornelis Jacobus b. 11 Sep 1828.

 

            45.       xii       Johanna Susanna van den Berg, b. 5 Sep 1830, d. 19 Feb 1909.

                       

                             She married Charles Kestell, m. 24 Aug 1859.

 

 

            46.       xiii       Wilhelmina Sophia van den Berg, d. 17 Aug 1909.

                       

                             She married John Killoch, m. 24 Feb 1859, in Presbyterian Church, Pietermaritzburg.

 

12.   Johannes Jacobus van den Berg, b. 21 Aug 1802.

      

       He married Anna Johanna Olivier, m. 8 Apr 1822, in Swellendam, Cape.

 

                           Children:

 

            47.      i       Dina Johanna van den Berg, b. 10 Jan 1825.

                       

                             She married Johannes Andries Beetge, m. 6 Feb 1850, in Potchefstroom, Transvaal.

 

Third Generation

 

22.   Izak Jacobus van den Berg, baptized 17 Nov 1805.

      

       He married (1) Johanna Maria Naude, m. 6 Oct 1823, in Graaff-Reinet, Cape.

 

                           Children:

 

            48.      i       Johanna Maria Elizabeth van den Berg, b. 2 Nov 1824.

 

       He married (2) Martha Hendrina Wilhelmin van den Berg, m. 4 APRIL 1825, in Graaff-Reinet, Cape, (daughter of Abraham Paulus van den Berg and Martha Hendrina Koen) baptized 20 May 1805.

 

      

       He married (3) Elizabeth Susanna Joubert, m. 6 Jan 1827.

 

                           Children:

 

            49.      ii     Jacobus Petrus van den Berg, b. 27 Jun 1828.

 

            50.       iii       Francois Hendrik van den Berg, b. 22 Sep 1829.

 

            51.      iv       Maria Hendrika Susanna van den Berg, b. 24 Mar 1831.

 

            52.      v       Izak Jacobus van den Berg, b. 9 Sep 1833.

 

24.   Maria Elizabeth van den Berg, b. 14 Dec 1811, Uitkyk Graaff Reinet,[1] d. 30 May 1863, Aberdeen Dist.[2]  According to her deathnotice she left two farms and moveable property.

      

       She married Christiaan Johannes Fouche.

 

                           Children:

 

            53.      i       Christiaan Johannes Fouche.  Given as major on mother's deathnotice signed Jun 1863.

 

            54.      ii     Johanna Hendrina Fouche.  Given as major on mother's deathnotice signed Jun 1863.

 

            55.       iii       Paul Petrus Fouche.  Given as minor on mother's deathnotice signed Jun 1863.

 

            56.      iv       Maria Elizabeth Susanna Fouche.  Given as minor on mother's deathnotice signed Jun 1863.

 

            57.      v       Hendrina Susanna Fouche.  Given as minor on mother's deathnotice signed Jun 1863.

 

            58.      vi       Cecilia Jacoba Fouche.  Given as minor on mother's deathnotice signed Jun 1863.

 

29.   Jacobus Petrus van den Berg, b. Cir 1800, Graaff-Reinet,[3] d. 11 April 1861, Dist Richmond.[4]  Left 300 sheep, 7 horses, 1 wagon and household furniture.

      

       He married (1) Cecilia Johanna van der Linde, m. 3 Mar 1822, in Graaff-Reinet, Cape, b. Cir 1803, Winterveld distr Colesberg,[5] (daughter of Adriaan Nicolaas van der Linde and Anna Magdalena Vosloo) d. 15 Dec 1849, Farm Jaagpoort in Middelveld.[6]  Cecilia: Left moveable property. Only minor children were listed on the DN.

 

                           Children:

 

            59.      i       Gabriel Jacobus Petrus van den Berg, b. 3 Dec 1823.

 

            60.      ii     Anna Maria Johanna van den Berg, b. Bef 1840.[7]

 

        +  61.       iii       Adriaan Nicolaas Petrus b. 17 Jun 1832.

 

            62.      iv       Hendrina Johanna Wilhelmi van den Berg, b. 14 Sep 1835.[8]

 

            63.      v       Cecilia Johanna van den Berg, b. 5 Oct 1838.[9]

 

            64.      vi       Dirk Nicolaas van den Berg, b. 18 May 1842.[10]

 

       He married (2) Susanna Maria Johanna du Plessis.

 

35.   Marthinus Jacobus van den Berg, baptized 31 Dec 1809.

      

       He married Elizabeth Magdalena Bronkhorst, m. 4 May 1834, in Beaufort West, Cape Province, b. 15 Nov 1814.

 

                           Children:

 

            65.      i       Catharina Maria van den Berg, b. 1839.

                       

                             She married Frederik Coenraad Scheepers.

 

 

            66.      ii     Maria Magdalena van den Berg, b. 23 Dec 1840, d. 1 Feb 1911.

                       

                             She married Christoffel Johannes Lombard, m. 28 Nov 1859.

 

 

            67.       iii       Elisabet Magdalena Frans. van den Berg, b. 10 Jan 1843.

                       

                             She married Gert Johannes Jacobus van Schalkwyk, m. 3 Nov 1861.

 

 

        +  68.      iv       Marthinus Jacobus b. 30 Jan 1845.

 

            69.      v       Abraham Paulus van den Berg, b. 30 Jan 1845.  Twin brother of Marthinus.

 

        +  70.      vi       Johannes Jacob b. 23 Feb 1847.

 

            71.       vii       Hendrik Stephanus van den Berg, b. 30 May 1849.

 

            72.       viii       Alida Aletta van den Berg, b. 17 Jul 1851, d. 25 Aug 1912.

                       

                             She married (1) Johannes Marthinus Potgieter.

                             She married (2) Lukas Petrus Johannes Groenewald, m. 31 Dec 1894.

 

 

            73.       ix       Hendrina Jacomina Susanna van den Berg, b. 8 Nov 1854, d. 13 Jan 1924.

                       

                             She married Barend Gabriel Scheepers, m. 30 Dec 1872.

 

 

            74.      x       Samuel Jacobus van den Berg, b. 27 Mar 1858, Ladismith, Cape.

 

36.   Hendrik Stephanus van den Berg, b. 30 Oct 1811.  Hendrik was present at the battle of Bloedrivier on 16 December 1838 with his father.

      

       He married (1) Johanna Adriana Pretorius, m. 17 Oct 1830, in Beaufort West, Cape Province.

 

                           Children:

 

            75.      i       Elisabeth Magdalena van den Berg, b. 1 Sep 1831.

 

            76.      ii     Maria Magdalena van den Berg, b. 2 Dec 1835.

 

            77.       iii       Johanna Adriana van den Berg, b. 26 Jul 1839.

 

        +  78.      iv       Samuel Sacharias b. 21 Aug 1841.

 

       He married (2) Aletta Elizabeth Laatz.

 

44.   Cornelis Jacobus van den Berg, b. 11 Sep 1828.

      

       He married Anna Margaretha Maria Scheepers.

 

                           Children:

 

            79.      i       Hendrik Abraham van den Berg, b. 15 Feb 1854.

 

            80.      ii     Hester Gertina Susanna van den Berg, b. 8 Dec 1855.

 

            81.       iii       Gerardus Johannes Marthi. van den Berg, b. 31 May 1859.

 

Fourth Generation

 

61.   Adriaan Nicolaas Petrus van den Berg, b. 17 Jun 1832, Cape,[11] d. 4 Feb 1902, Abrahamsdam.

      

       He married Elizabeth Johanna Oosthuizen.

 

                           Children:

 

            82.      i       Catharina Margaretha van den Berg.

 

            83.      ii     Cecilia Johanna van den Berg, d. Bef 1902.[12]

 

68.   Marthinus Jacobus van den Berg, b. 30 Jan 1845.  One of twins.

      

       He married Sarah Helena Wallcott, m. 11 Aug 1867, in Ladysmith, Natal.

 

                           Children:

 

            84.      i       Marthinus Jacobus van den Berg, b. 31 Dec 1867.

 

            85.      ii     John Charles van den Berg, b. 4 Mar 1871.

 

            86.       iii       Pampeston James van den Berg, b. 6 Nov 1878.

 

            87.      iv       Samuel van den Berg, b. 31 May 1881.

 

            88.      v       Johannes Jacob van den Berg, b. 19 Jun 1888.

 

70.   Johannes Jacob van den Berg, b. 23 Feb 1847.

      

       He married Elizabeth Catharina Muller.

 

                           Children:

 

            89.      i       Suzanna Anna Margaretha van den Berg, b. 13 Apr 1896.

 

            90.      ii     Marthinus Jakobus van den Berg, b. 12 Dec 1897.

 

            91.       iii       Hendrik Stefanus van den Berg, b. 11 May 1899.

 

            92.      iv       Samuel Jacobus Johannes van den Berg, b. 22 Oct 1903.

 

            93.      v       Elizabeth Magdalena van den Berg, b. 1 Oct 1905.

 

            94.      vi       Dina Maria van den Berg, b. 8 Sep 1907.

 

            95.       vii       Catharina Magdalena van den Berg, b. 1 Nov 1909.

 

78.   Samuel Sacharias van den Berg, b. 21 Aug 1841.

      

       He married Anna Catharina Margaretha Roos.

 

                           Children:

 

        +  96.      i       Hendrik Stephanus b. 3 Oct 1863.

 

            97.      ii     Anna Catharina van den Berg, b. 1 Aug 1865.

 

            98.       iii       Johanna Adriana van den Berg, b. 8 Nov 1867.

 

Fifth Generation

 

96.   Hendrik Stephanus van den Berg, b. 3 Oct 1863.

      

       He married Hester Catharina Cecilia Swanepoel.

 

                           Children:

 

            99.      i       Samuel Zacharias van den Berg, b. 14 Jul 1899.

 

 

 

 

 


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