Descendants of Jacobus van den Berg

 

 

     Jacobus van den Berg, b. 1727, Swellendam, Cape,[1] (son of Jacobus van den Berg and Maria Magdalena Haak).

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

 

Children:

 

2. i Maria Magdalena van den Berg, baptized 6 Mar 1757. Possibly died young. Same name used later again.

 

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

 

Children:

 

3. ii Martha van den Berg, b. Worcester,[2] baptized 25 Dec 1763, d. 3 May 1838.[3] Never married.

 

4. iii Maria Magdalena van den Berg, baptized 24 Mar 1765.

She married Daniel du Plessis.

 

 

5. iv Jacobus van den Berg, b. 1766,[4] d. Young.[5]

 

+ 6. v Anna Elizabeth.

 

7. vi Jacomina van den Berg, baptized 7 Oct 1770.

She married Jacobus Pretorius.

 

 

8. vii Susanna van den Berg, baptized 13 Nov 1772.

She married Roelof du Plooy.

 

 

+ 9. viii Jacobus b. 1774.

 

+ 10. ix Hester.

 

11. x Johanna Sibilla van den Berg, b. Worcester,[6] baptized 7 Feb 1779, d. 5 Mar 1868, House of Johan F Stemmet.[7] Never married. Left promisory notes to the value of 80 2 chairs etc.

 

12. xi Elizabeth Aletta van den Berg, b. 1781, Dist Worcester, Cape Province,[8] d. 24 May 1861, Leeu Rivier, Montagu.[9] Never married. Left about 30. Condition given as "die van eene ouden maagd.".

 

13. xii Alida van den Berg, baptized 19 Apr 1783.

 

14. xiii Martha Magdalena van den Berg, b. Worcester, baptized 15 May 1785, d. 10 Oct 1839, Op de Modderrivier. Never married. Death notice signed by Jacobus Visser.

 

Second Generation

 

6. Anna Elizabeth van den Berg, b. Worcester,[10] baptized 1 Oct 1768, d. 24 Oct 1843, Slanghoek dist Worcester.[11] Never married. One bastard son.

 

Children:

 

15. i Johannes Hendrik du Plessis.

 

9. Jacobus van den Berg, b. 1774, Modder Rivier,[12] d. 23 Apr 1848, Ratelfontein, Worcester.[13] Left moveable property.

He married Elizabeth du Plessis, m. 27 Mar 1796, b. Worcester, (daughter of Andries du Plessis and Elizabeth du Toit) d. 10 Nov 1856, Bosjiesveld, Worcester.[14] Elizabeth: Died at the house of her son Petrus Francois. Left moveable property.

 

Children:

 

+ 16. i Jacobus Stephanus b. 1797.

 

17. ii Elizabeth Maria van den Berg, baptized 6 Oct 1799.

She married Gabriel Gerhardus du Plessis.

 

 

18. iii Andries Francois van den Berg, b. 19 Jan 1801, d. YOUNG.

 

+ 19. iv Martha Magdalena b. 16 Jan 1802.

 

20. v Anna Susanna van den Berg, b. 26 Sep 1803.

She married Jacobus Pitser.

 

 

+ 21. vi Andries Francois b. 9 Jun1805.

 

22. vii Jacomina Aletta van den Berg, b. 12 Jun 1807.

 

23. viii Maria Johanna van den Berg, b. 24 May 1811.

She married Johannes Marthinus de Wet.

 

 

24. ix Petrus Francois van den Berg, b. 20 Nov 1813.

He married Maria Johanna de Wet, m. 28 Sep 1834, in Worcester, Cape.

 

 

25. x Willem Daniel van den Berg, b. 6 Sep 1815.

He married Martha Jacoba Germishuizen, m. 2 Dec 1837, in Caledon, Cape.

 

 

26. xi Charl Christoffel van den Berg. Listed on mother's death notice but not in Heese.

 

10. Hester van den Berg, b. Worcester,[15] baptized 12 Oct 1776, d. 28 Feb 1841, Bushyveld.

She married Gideon Visser.

 

Children:

 

27. i Johannes Lucas Visser.

 

28. ii Jacobus Visser.

 

Third Generation

 

16. Jacobus Stephanus van den Berg, b. 1797.[16]

He married Johanna Maryna le Roux, m. 7 Apr 1817, in Tulbagh, Cape.

 

Children:

 

29. i Jacobus Stephanus van den Berg, b. 19 Dec 1818.

 

30. ii Hester Margaretha van den Berg, b. 20 Sep 1820.

 

31. iii Elizabeth Gesina Cathar van den Berg, b. 9 May 1823.

 

32. iv Elizabeth Magdalena van den Berg, b. 27 Dec 1826.

 

33. v Jacobus Philippus van den Berg, b. 29 Mar 1829.

 

19. Martha Magdalena van den Berg, b. 16 Jan 1802.

She married Phillipus Rudolf du Toit, m. 4 Feb 1821, in Tulbach, b. 10 Jul 1800.

 

Children:

 

34. i Jacobus Gabriel du Toit, b. 29 May 1828.

 

35. ii Francois Johannes du Toit, b. 14 Sep 1830.

 

21. Andries Francois van den Berg, b. 9 Jun1805, d. 1896. Lived in the "voorste Bosjesveld".

He married Hermina Catharina de Wet, m. 7 Oct 1826, in Worcester, Cape, b. 4 Oct 1808, d. 14 Apr 1869.

 

Children:

 

36. i Hermina Catharina van den Berg, b. 22 Oct 1827.

 

37. ii Elizabeth Johanna Maria van den Berg, b. 20 Jan 1830.

 

+ 38. iii Jacobus Stephanus b. 23 Mar 1832.

 

+ 39. iv Helena Sophia b. 24 Nov 1833.

 

40. v Anna Susanna van den Berg, b. 1835.

 

+ 41. vi Christiaan Johannes b. 1 Jun 1838.

 

42. vii Elsie Sophia van den Berg, b. 3 Feb 1840.

 

43. viii Andries Francois van den Berg, b. Cir 1842, Near Cape Town,[17] d. 13 Mar 1902, Hospital, Simonstown.

He married Catharina Adriana Hugo.

 

 

+ 44. ix Maria Magdalena b. ABT 1843.

 

+ 45. x Johannes Christoffel.

 

46. xi Martha Johanna Christina van den Berg.

 

Fourth Generation

 

38. Jacobus Stephanus van den Berg, b. 23 Mar 1832, d. 29 Mar 1885, Blaauwboschfontein, Rouxville.

He married Martha Magdalena du Toit.

 

Children:

 

+ 47. i Philippus Andreas b. CIR 1855.

 

48. ii Hermina Catharina van den Berg, b. Cir 1863. DRC Membership Rouxville 1879 aged 16.

She married ? G Steyn.

 

 

49. iii Jacobus Stephanus van den Berg, b. Bef 1864.

 

50. iv Martha Magdalena van den Berg, b. Bef 1864.

She married CJ Steyn.

 

 

51. v Andreas Francois van den Berg, b. Bef 1864.

 

52. vi Francois Christoffel van den Berg, b. Bef 1864.

 

53. vii Sarel Jacobus van den Berg, b. Aft 1864.

 

54. viii Johanna Christina van den Berg, b. 26 Sep 1877, Rouxville.[18] Baptism witnessed by Philippus A, Jac(obu)s, Martha Magd(alen)a van den Berg.

 

39. Helena Sophia van den Berg, b. 24 Nov 1833, d. 13 Jun 1892, buried: Old Cemetery, Lady Grey.

She married Jan Daniel Visser.

 

Children:

 

55. i Gideon Johannes Visser, b. 24 Aug 1877, "Tempe", Aliwal North, Cape, d. 5 Oct 1892, "Bekker", Aliwal North, Cape.[19] Never married.

 

41. Christiaan Johannes van den Berg, b. 1 Jun 1838.

He married Elizabeth Maria Joubert, b. 15 Mar 1841.

 

Children:

 

56. i Elizabeth Maria van den Berg, b. 17 Apr 1865, d. 13 Oct 1940.

 

57. ii Ellie Sophia van den Berg, b. 22 Nov 1874, Rouxville.[20] Baptism witnessed by Ellie Sophia and A Susanna van den Berg.

 

58. iii Maria Magdalena van den Berg, b. 9 Aug 1878, Rouxville.[21] Baptism witnessed by And(ries) F and Cath(arin)a J van den Berg.

 

44. Maria Magdalena van den Berg, b. ABT 1843, Cape Colony, d. 9 Aug 1904, "Zandfontein", Rouxville, Free State.

She married (1) Petrus Francois Johannes van Biljon, m. 2 Feb 1866, b. ABT 1811, d. 18 Nov 1879, Hoopstad, Freestate.

 

Children:

 

59. i Gert Johannes van Biljon, b. 13 Oct 1867.

 

60. ii Petrus Francois van Biljon, b. 14 Feb 1871.

 

61. iii Hermina Catherina van Biljon, b. 16 Aug 1876.

 

She married (2) Richard Le Rey, b. 3 Sep 1852, Off the Cape Coast, South Africa, d. 21 Sep 1891, "Troonshoop" RSA.

 

Children:

 

+ 62. iv Maria Magdalena Francina b. 22 Sep 1888.

 

45. Johannes Christoffel van den Berg.

He married Anna Margaretha Britz. Anna: Baptism records of daughter.

 

Children:

 

63. i Hermina Catharina van den Berg, b. 17 Jun 1873, Rouxville.

 

64. ii Anna Margaretha van den Berg, b. 19 Mar 1876, Rouxville.[22] Baptism witnessed by Maria Magdalena van den Berg.

 

65. iii Elisabeth Johanna Maria van den Berg, b. 26 Jan 1878, Rouxville.[23] Baptism witnessed by Eliz(abeth) JM van den Berg.

 

66. iv Andreas Francois van den Berg, b. 30 Aug 1879, Rouxville.[24] Baptism witnessed by And(reas) F van den Berg.

 

67. v Johanna Carolina Susara van den Berg, b. 20 Jun 1881, Rouxville.[25] Baptism witnessed by AS van den Berg.

 

68. vi Helena Sophia van den Berg, b. 17 Sep 1883, Rouxville.[26] Baptism witnessed by Helena Sophia van den Berg.

 

Fifth Generation

 

47. Philippus Andreas van den Berg, b. CIR 1855. DRC Membership Rouxville 1874 age 19 at the time.

He married Erlina Johanna van der Merwe.

 

Children:

 

69. i Jacobus Stephanus van den Berg, b. 24 Feb 1880, Rouxville.[27] Baptism witnessed by MM van den Berg.

 

70. ii Sarel Johannes van den Berg, b. MAR 1883, Rouxville.[28] Baptism witnessed by Hermina Cath(arina) van den Berg.

 

71. iii Philippus Andreas van den Berg, b. 2 Feb 1885, Rouxville.[29] Baptism witnessed by Martha JC van den Berg.

 

62. Maria Magdalena Francina Le Rey, b. 22 Sep 1888, d. 24 Aug 1935, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa, buried: 25 Aug 1935, Rebecca St. South Africa.

She married Dirk Cornelis Uys, b. 15 May 1890, Remuneration near South Africa, d. 4 Jan 1965, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa, buried: 6 Jan 1965, "Zandfontein", Rouxville, Free State.

 

Children:

 

+ 72. i Thelma.

 

Sixth Generation

 

72. Thelma Uys.

She married Urban Xenophon Smith.

 

Children:

 

73. i Patricia Jane Smith.

 

 

 


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[2] Death Notice.

[3] Death Notice.

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[5] Heese, J.A., SA Geslagsregisters, HRSC, Pretoria.

[6] Death Notice.

[7] Death Notice.

[8] Death Notice.

[9] Death Notice.

[10] Death Notice.

[11] Death Notice.

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[13] Death Notice.

[14] Death Notice.

[15] Death Notice.

[16] De Villiers, C.J., Geslagsregisters van ou Kaapse Families I-III, Kaapstad.

[17] Death Notice B2888 FS.

[18] DRC Baptism Records.

[19] Death Notice.

[20] DRC Baptism Records.

[21] DRC Baptism Records.

[22] DRC Baptism Records.

[23] DRC Baptism Records.

[24] DRC Baptism Records.

[25] DRC Baptism Records.

[26] DRC Baptism Records.

[27] DRC Baptism Records.

[28] DRC Baptism Records.

[29] DRC Baptism Records.