This website is dedicated to Dirk Wouter Immelman van Heerden born in Victoria West district, Northern Cape, South Africa. We are trying to locate and add members of our family as we find them and hope fully connect some folk. Any information on the extended van Heerden is welcome and will be added to the best of our abilities. -- Hierdie webwerf word toegewy aan Dirk Wouter Immelman van Heerden wat in die Victoria Wes distrik gebore is. Ons probeer om lede van ons familie op te spoor en by te voeg om n interessante stam boom op te bou. Enige inligting oor die van Heerden familie of verwante mense is welkom.


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feature 1 Martha van Heerden (Coetzer) Martha van Heerden - We are looking for information on Martha van Heerden (nee Coetzee or Coetzer) born in Durban, wife of Diogene Charlot van Heerden (1920 - 1973). Charlot was headmaster at one of the boys high schools in Durban, possibly in Westville at his death in 1973. Martha is a niece of Mimi Coetzer and grew up in Durban. She may have been working in the hospitality sector and may have moved to Cape Town some time after the death of Charlot.

feature 2 Sahratia Jeanette & Annamie van Heerden Sahratia Jeanette van Heerden (1923 - 1930?) Annamie van Heerden (1933 - 1938?) Daughters of Dirk Wouter Immelman & Magdalena Jacomina Petronella van Heerden We are looking for the graves of these two children. We believe they may have been buried on one of the farms in the Victoria West / Carnarvon district where Dirk and Magdalena lived. Both died of diphtheria (Witseerkeel)

feature 3 Johannes Lodewicus van Heerden We are looking for Johannes Lodewicus is the brother of my grandmother Magdalena Jacomina Petronella van Heerden. He may have lived in johannesburg and may have practiced as a attorney. Son of Johannes Lodewicus van Heerden & Susara Margaretha Magdalena de Klerk (Syferbult (Cypherbult), Victoria West, Northern Cape, South Africa) Please contact us if you have any information on Johannes

feature 4 Suzette van Heerden Suzette van Heerden (30 Nov 1993 - 12 Aug 1994)(I008786) We found this little girl's headstone in the Amsterdam Cemetery, Mpumalanga and do not know her family. Can somebody help?


MOST POPULAR FAMILY FIRST NAMES

The top ten most popular male and female first (given) names extracted from our database.
  Males Count Females Count
1 Pieter Willem 155 Anna Sophia 63
2 Pieter Schalk 73 Maria Magdalena 63
3 Johannes Lodewicus 70 Catherina Maria 51
4 Willem Jacobus 58 Anna Elizabeth 36
5 Johannes Hendrik 47 Anna Susanna 34
6 Jacobus Johannes 38 Elizabeth 34
7 Petrus Johannes 38 Hester Maria 33
8 Isaac Jacobus 36 Wife 33
9 Johannes Petrus 35 Maria Elizabeth 32
10 Schalk Willem 34 Anna Catherina 29
 
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