STAMVADER
Olof BERGH

Olof BERGH got married (we have no marriage record) to Anna DE CONINGH / de KONINGH her mother was ANGELA (Ansela) VAN BENGALE (also known as Mooij Ansela).

Bergh was a leading figure in the Cape community, he was a member of the Political Council. There are drawings of both of them still preserved. He had the farm De Kuilen, a house on Heerengracht, and another house behind it, a house near the church, another house in Tavelvallei, the farm Constania and two opstallen at Piquetberg.

Maria de Haze the wife of Governor WA van der Stel tried tried to commit suicide in 1705, by drowning herself in the fountain. Anna saved her from this deed.

KINDERS
b1 Christina = 18 Jun 1679, X Jacobus de Wet, XX 28 Jun 1711 Matthias Bergstedt
b2 Maria = 1 March 1682, X 1 Jan 1702 Albert Koopman, XX 3 Jul 1707 Johannes Visser
b3 Petrus = 19 May 1684
b4 Appolonia Africana = 8 Sep 1686, X Jan Alders
b5 Carolus Erlandt = 10 Jul 1689
b6 Johanna Magdalena = 26 Aug 1691, X Daniel Carnspeck
b7 Dorothea Francina = 30 Jun 1695
b8 Olof Abraham = 24 Jul 1729, X 13 Aug 1758 Johanna Margaretha Groenewald, XX Cornelia Mostert
b9 Martinus = 2 Nov 1696, X 20 Aug 1719 Catharina Ley
b10 Engela = 12 Dec 1700
b11 Albertus = 29 Oct 1702, X 14 Feb 1723 Elizabeth Bisseux

The son Petrus was due to his behaviour sent as a soldier to the East.

Olof Bergh died in 1724, and she died nine years later.

Bronne:
Heese en Lombard
Karel Schoeman, Armosyn van die Kaap: Die Wêreld van 'n slavin 1652 - 1733

Saamgestel deur:
AM van Rensburg


 

 

 

 

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