This website is dedicated to my father 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 is toegewy aan my vader Dirk Wouter Immelman van Heerden, gebore in Victoria-Wes distrik, Noord-Kaap, Suid Afrika. Ons poog om ons familie te vind en by te voeg met tyd. Ons hoop is dat dit interessante stamboom kan op bou.Enige inligting oor die van Heerden is welkom en sal bygevoeg word om die beste van ons vermoŽns. Ons hoop is dat dit interessante stamboom kan op bou.

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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?


The top ten most popular male and female first (given) names extracted from our database.
  Males Count Females Count
1 Pieter Willem 158 Anna Sophia 65
2 Pieter Schalk 76 Maria Magdalena 64
3 Johannes Lodewicus 72 Catherina Maria 51
4 Willem Jacobus 60 Wife 38
5 Johannes Hendrik 48 Anna Elizabeth 36
6 Jacobus Johannes 38 Anna Susanna 34
7 Petrus Johannes 38 Elizabeth 34
8 Isaac Jacobus 37 Hester Maria 34
9 Schalk Willem 37 Maria Elizabeth 32
10 Hendrik Jacobus 35 Anna Catherina 29
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