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Jacob Cloeten
died 1693
Fijtje Raderotjes
died 1665
Willem Schalks van der Merwe
died 1716
Elsje Jacobs Cloeten
died circa 1702
Schalk Willemsz van der Merwe 1
of from 1692 the farm De Hoop, Drakenstein
later the farm Wittenberg, Drakenstein
Heemraad 3
born 1673 4
baptized 13 August 1673, Cape Town 5
died before 21 March 1740 6
will dated 22 November 1739
and filed 21 March 1740
On 5th June 1696 his parents, Willem Schalks and Elsie Jacobs Cloeten,
deeded him a gift, to be considered part of their eventual estate, of :

eight oxen, used to the plough; four harijs; two vaarse of two years old;
one plough, one wagon and one yoke; one horse with its accoutrements
plus other farm utensils

These were to become his as soon as he married Anna Prevo, daughter
of Scharl Prevo and Marij Lafreber.

23 January 1702 muster rolls: Schalk Willemsz & Anna Pruvost, 4 kinderen

His children are given as listed in the Inventory of her goods, drawn up
on 10th October 1740, after the death of his widow, Anna Provo.

He also owned a farm called De Sagte Valleij in the Land of Waveren,
which, in 1740, was run by his son Gerrit van der Merwe.

When he and his wife made their will in November 1739 he was ill and
confined to bed ('Siekelijk te bedde leggend') and she was not well

married circa June 1696 7

Anne Prevot
1681-before 1740

1697 -

1698 -



1703 -

d. c1738

1706 -


d. c1738







b. c1724

children of Schalk Willemsz van der Merwe and Anne Prevot

Elsje van der Merwe 1697-circa 1757
born 1697
baptized 25 August 1697, Drakenstein
died circa 1757, (will filing date)
 married between April 1716 and May 1717

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

Carel van der Merwe 1698-before 1740
born 1698
baptized 20 December 1698, Drakenstein
died before 1740
 married 31 December 1719 Drakenstein

Geertruijd du Toit 9 circa 1690-1750

Jacobus van der Merwe born 1699
born 1699 10
baptized 12 February 1699, Drakenstein 11

Notes: Drakenstein, marriages:
Den 14 April 1726
Jacobus van der Merwe van Cabo de Goede Hoop burger aan Drakensteijn weduwenaar
Katharina Jacobs van deze uijthoek J:D:

Willem van der Merwe born 1701
born 1701 12
baptized 23 October 1701, Drakenstein 13
 married 15 August 1726 Drakenstein 14

Elsje Willemzen van Heerden
born at the Cape 15

Maria van der Merwe 1703-before 1727
born 1703
baptized 29 April 1703, Drakenstein
died before October 1727
 married 14 April 1720 Stellenbosch

Andries Burger 16 died 1749
of Drakenstein

Anna van der Merwe died circa 1738
died circa April 1738
 married 18 May 1721 Stellenbosch

Johannes Botha 17
of the farm Olifantsberg, beyond the Breede River

Sophia van der Merwe 1706-1727
born 1706
baptized 18 April 1706, Drakenstein
died between August and October 1727

Pieter Rossouw 18 1703-before 1762
of 'Boven 't Hexrivier aan De Doorens', across the RoodeSand

David van der Merwe born 1707
born 1707 19
baptized 2 October 1707, Drakenstein 20

Notes: In his mother's inventory of 1740 he is recorded as supervising
a farm in the Bokkeveld ('Onder De Soon David Van Der Merve
berust' in 't bockevelt')

Pieter van der Merwe died circa 1738
died circa March 1738
 married 12 August 1731 Drakenstein

Elsje Jansz van Rensburg 21 1712-1763

Isak van der Merwe born 1711
born 1711 22
baptized 27 September 1711, Stellenbosch 23

Marritje van der Merwe 24 born 1713
born 1713 25
baptized 14 May 1713, Drakenstein 26

Notes: She was baptised Martha, but is called
Marritje in the Inventory drawn up after her mother's
death in 1740.

Hendrik van der Merwe born 1714
born 1714 27
baptized 28 October 1714, Drakenstein 28

Gerrit van der Merwe 29 born 1716
born 1716 30
baptized 22 November 1716, Drakenstein 31

Notes: In 1740 he was running the farm De Sagte Valleij in the
Land of Waveren, having been left it at a valuation of
f. 1000 by a will of 1739.

Roelof van der Merwe 32 born 1718
born 1718 33
baptized 24 July 1718, Drakenstein 34

Notes: Roelof was running the two farms, Wittenberg and De Hoop, both in
Drakenstein in 1740, having been left them, at a valuation of f. 3000
by testament dated 1739.

Pieternella van der Merwe 35 born 1720
born 1720 36
baptized 19 May 1720, Drakenstein 37

Carel van der Merwe born circa 1724
born circa 1724 38
baptized 2 September 1725, Drakenstein 39

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