The Descendants of Jacobus van den Berge

 

1.Jacobus van den Berge, b. Sint Breskens, Zeeland, Netherlands, (son of Niclaes van den Berge and Lijsebeth Lowijs) baptized 8 Feb 1671, Sint Breskens, Zeeland, Netherlands.[1]Jacobus was babtised on 8 February 1671 in Breskens, Zeeland. He married Jacomina CARTENIERS from Oudenaarde, Vlaandre on 8 October 1700. They had seven children, 2 sons and 5 daughters. The majority van den Bergs in South Africa originated from this family. He worked as a Cadet at the "Hollandse Oos Indiese Kompanjie" also known as the VOC.

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†††  According to an article written by C.E. Hulstaert and published in Familia 1989 XXVI p31 his parents wereNiclaes van den Berge and Lijsebeth Lowijs. "In het lidmatenboek van Breskens vinden we in de lijst van 4 April 1671: Niclaes van den Berge en Lijsebeth Lowijs met attestate van Sint Anna ter Muyden. Sint Anna ter Muiden is een dorpje in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen in de buurt van Sluis dicht tegen de Belgische grens. In de doop-, trouw-, en lidmatenboeken van dit dorpje is evenwel geen spoor van het echtpaar terug te vinden. Het echtpaar Claes van den Berge en Lijsebeth Lowijs laat te Breskens twee kinderen dopen: 1. Janneken op 17 Augustus 1672, getuigen Antoonij Boone en Kommetjie Willems, 2. Jakob op 11 Augustus 1673, getuigen Pieter Sael en Elena Verhulst".

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††† He married Jacomina Carteniers, m. 8 Oct 1700, in Cape Town, Cape Province,[2] b. CA 1680, Oudenaarde, Flanders, Belgium.[3]

 

††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

 

††††† + 2.†††† i††† Jacobus b. 8 Jun 1702.

 

††††† 3.†††† ii††† Maria van den Berg, baptized 12 Oct 1704, Stellenbosch, Cape.

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††††††††††††††††††††† She married Liebrecht Ellard, b. Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands.

  

††††† + 4.†††† iii†† Alida.

 

††††† 5.†††† iv†† Anna Maria van den Berg, b. Stellenbosch, Cape.

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††††††††††††††††††††† She married (1) Johannes Hattingh.

††††††††††††††††††††† She married (2) H Scheffer.

  

††††† 6.†††† v††† Elizabeth van den Berg.

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††††††††††††††††††††† She married (1) Abraham Pelser.

††††††††††††††††††††† She married (2) Cark Titus Just, m. 5 Aug 1753, in Cape Town, Cape Province, b. Stendal.

  

††††† 7.†††† vi†† Margaretha van den Berg, b. Stellenbosch, Cape.

 

††††† 8.†††† viiJohannes van den Berg, b. Stellenbosch, Cape, baptized 3 Mar 1709.

 

††††† 9.†††† viiiDorothea van den Berg.

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††††††††††††††††††††† She married Matthias Lotter.

 

Second Generation

 

2.Jacobus van den Berg, b. 8 Jun 1702, Stellenbosch, Cape.

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††† He married Maria Magdalena Haak, m. 24 Dec 1724,[4] (daughter of Johann Christoffel Haak and Maria Sibela Sachs) baptized 10 Jul 1708.

 

††††††††††††††††††††† Children:

 

††††† 10.††† i††† Maria Sibilla van den Berg, b. 1725.[5]

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††††††††††††††††††††† She married Dirk Aucamp, m. 19 Dec 1762.

  

††††† 11.††† ii††† Jacobus van den Berg, b. 1727, Swellendam, Cape.[6]

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††††††††††††††††††††† He married (1) Johanna Pretorius, m. 1753, d. 6 Mar 1757.

††††††††††††††††††††† He married (2) Martha Diederikse, m. 19 Dec 1762.

  

††††† 12.††† iii†† Johanna Christina van den Berg, baptized 6 Nov 1729.

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††††††††††††††††††††† She married (1) Jacobus Pretorius.

††††††††††††††††††††† She married (2) Christian Ludwig Konig, m. 23 Aug 1778, in Cape Town, Cape Province.

  

††††† 13.††† iv†† Jan Christoffel van den Berg, b. 1732.[7]

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††††††††††††††††††††† He married Elsie van Emmenes, m. 30 Aug 1761.[8]

  

††††† 14.††† v††† Jacomina van den Berg, baptized 6 Oct 1737.

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††††††††††††††††††††† She married J.H. Maartens.

  

††††† 15.††† vi†† Barend van den Berg, b. 1738.[9]

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††††††††††††††††††††† He married Johanna Sophia van Wyk, m. 15 Feb 1761, baptized 13 Jan 1743.

  

††††† 16.††† viiPieter van den Berg, b. 1740, Stellenbosch, Cape.

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††††††††††††††††††††† He married (1) Susanna Catharina Fouche, m. 5 Dec 1773.

††††††††††††††††††††† He married (2) Elizabeth Oberholster, m. 25 Oct 1801, in Cape Town, Cape Province.

  

††††† 17.††† viiiJohannes Hendrik van den Berg, b. 1742.

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††††††††††††††††††††† He married Anna Rossouw, m. 30 Oct 1768.

  

††††† 18.††† ix†† Dirk van den Berg, b. 1744.

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††††††††††††††††††††† He married Aletta van Rensburg, m. 25 May 1768,[10] (daughter of Hendrik van Rensburg and Anna Maria van der Merwe) baptized 17 Dec 1748.[11]

  

††††† 19.††† x††† Abraham Paulus van den Berg, b. Graaff-Reinet, Cape, baptized 1 Apr 1747, Graaff-Reinet, Cape.

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††††††††††††††††††††† 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.

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

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

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

  

††††† 20.††† xi†† DaniŽl van den Berg, b. 1749, Graaff-Reinet, Cape.

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††††††††††††††††††††† He married (1) Magdalena Christina Wansenberg, m. 22 May 1768, b. 1749, (daughter of Conrad Wansenburg and Maria Knoetzen)..

††††††††††††††††††††† He married (2) Helena Maria Olivier, m. 23 Aug 1789, (daughter of Ockert Olivier and Dirkje Olivier).

  

††††† 21.††† xiiMaria Margaretha van den Berg, b. 1751.

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††††††††††††††††††††† She married Josua Joubert.

 

4.Alida van den Berg, baptized 18 Jul 1706, Stellenbosch, Cape.[12]

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††† She married Barend Buys, m. 12 Oct 1721, in Cape Town, Cape Province, b. 1696, d. 1742, Cape Town, Cape Province.Barend: Arrived in the Cape in 1715 from Braunschweig.

 

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††††† 22.††† i††† Johanna Maria Buys, b. 25 Sep 1725.

  

 


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