VAN DEN HEEVER Peter Petersen
Peter Petersen VAN DEN/DER HEEVER was born before or about 1700. He died 9 Jun 1767.
Stamvader vertrek as Pieter van der Heuver uit Housum.
Volgens die webwerf Wie Was Wie - is die Atkedatum aangeteken as 1 Jan 1718 in die Akteplaas van Amsterdam opgestel.
Hy tree op 23-01-1718 in diens van die VOC as soldaat en kom op 29-04-1718 in die Kaap aan aanboord die Middelwoud. Hy teken sy VOC kontrak in 1718 as Pieter von den Hever. In die jaar 1720 is dit as Piter von Hever geteken.
Sy testament gedateer 1767 word opgeteken as Pieter Pieterz van den Heever van Husum.
Op 29-01-1726 word hy vryburger aan die Kaap de Goede Hoop.
Sy rekening uit die skeepssoldyboek verwysing:-
Gegevens van Pieter van der Heuver uit Housum
Datum indiensttreding: 23-01-1718 Datum uit dienst: 29-01-1726
Reden uit dienst: Vrijburger
Uitgevaren met het schip: Middelwoud Waar uit dienst: Kaap de Goede Hoop
Maandbrief: Nee Schuldbrief: Ja
Opmerkingen: Leeft nog in 1767
Een werknemer van de VOC kon een schuldbrief / obligatie ondertekenen tot maximaal ƒ300, afhankelijk van de rang. De schuldbrief was veelal op naam gesteld, maar overdraagbaar en werd aan de toonder uitbetaald. Bij onvoldoende saldo werd de transportbrief bij voorrang voldaan, na de maandbrief. In het soldijboek wordt alleen vermeld dat er een schuldbrief is en ook de terugbetaling, voor zover dat gebeurd is.
Details of voyage 2332.2 from Texel to Ceylon
Name of ship:MIDDELWOUD Master: Leus, Willem de
Tonnage: 804 Built: 1713
Yard: Zeeland Chamber: Amsterdam
Date of departure: 23-01-1718 Place of departure: Texel
Arrival at Cape: 29-04-1718 Departure from Cape: 29-05-1718
Date of arrival at destination: 15-08-1718 Place of arrival: Ceylon
Gebouwd in 1712 voor de Kamer van Zeeland op de VOC-werf in Middelburg Gebruik bij de VOC vanaf 1712 tot 17/04/1737 (OPGELEGD, Batavia) Lengte 145 voet Laadvermogen 804 ton Bemanning 175-250 koppen.
Afgelegd in Batavia op 17 (19 volgens de "Lijst van alle zoodanige schepen...") April 1737.
Peter married Johanna BOCKELENBERG daughter of Johannes BOCKELENBERG and Johanna VAN DEN BOSCH on 23 Jun 1726 in Paarl Drakenstein, Cape, South Africa. Johanna was born about 1709. She was christened on 13 Oct 1709 in Stellenbosch, Cape of Good Hope. [The marriage of Johannes Bockelenberg and Johanna van den Bosch took place 24 Oct 1705 in Stellenbosch, ruling out the "myth" that her mother was Magdalena Zaaiman]
Personalia of the Germans at the Cape:-
(S - behind a name indicates that there exists a signature of the person)
Signature that appears on his VOC contract KAB CJ 2878.
VAN DER HEEVER, PETER PETERSEN (S).-HUSUM in Holstein 23.6.1726 Johanna Bockelberg, d . of Johann Bockelberg (q .v .)(Marr. Reg. of Paarl) . 9 children . + 1767. In 1758 van den Heever was granted a support of 4 rkds. per month on account of poverty and old age . (Test. O.C. 18 : 6 ; Test. CJ 1183 : 30 ; Res. of Cape Church Council of 4 .12 .1758 .)
1733 Pieter and Johanna appear on the Munster Rolls of Cape Town.
5 Apr 1740 Pieter and Daniel Bokkelenberg signed the inventory of Jan Engelbrecht dated at Lange Vlij. (Mooc8/6.33b).
7 Apr 1748 Peter and Johanna signed as witnessed at the baptism of Francois Petrus Coetze son of Cornelis Coetze and Geertruy Gerritse.
27 Mar 1767 Peter resided in Drakenstein, Cape of Good Hope. He signed a will in Cape of Good Hope.
13 Dec 1772 Petrus Johannes van den Heever and Johanna Bockelenberg signed as witnesses at the baptism of Petrus Johannes Beneke son of Jan Diderik Beneke and Johanna Mara van den Heever.
b1 Petrus Johannes was born about 11 Jul 1728. He was christened on 7 Nov 1728 in Paarl,Drakenstein, Cape Colony.
Baptism witnesses: Jurrien Pieterzen van den Heever; Johanna van den Bos - huisvrou van Jurrien Hanekom.
b2 Daniel Anthonie was born about 1733, He was christened on 17 May 1733 in Paarl, Drakenstein, Cape Colony. He problaby died young not on his parents will.
Baptism Witnesses: Jurrian Hanekom; Maria van Hoeve.
Daniel is not mentioned as an heir on his parents will dated 27 Mar 1767 drawn up and signed at the Cape of Good Hope.
b3 Christiaan Mauritz was born about 1735. He was christened on 25 Dec 1735 in Paarl, Drakenstein, Cape Colony.
Christiaan married Maria Susanna WIESE (twin) daughter of Pieter WIESE and Margaretha SWART on 5 Nov 1780 in Swartland, Cape Colony. Maria was christened on 3 Apr 1763 in Stellenbosch, Cape Colony. She died in 1825. (MOOC 8/40 ref 22 dated 14 Jul 1825)
Christiaan signed a will on 16 Apr 1815 in Graaff-Reinet, CC, at Klynne Poort, Seekoe Rivier dist, Colesberg.
b4 Jan Augustus was born about 1737 in (trekked to NAMAQUALAND). He was christened on 20 Oct 1737 in Stellenbosch, Cape Colony.
Baptism witnesses:-Augustus Lourensz; Jacoba van den Heever
Jan married Catharina VAN DER WESTHUIZEN daughter of Cornelis VAN DER WESTHUIZEN and Claudina ENGELBRECHT on 2 Apr 1775 in Swartland, Cape Colony. Catharina was born calculated 30 Jan 1757 in Stellenbosch, Cape Colony. She was christened on 13 Mar 1757 in Cape Town. She died on 8 Nov 1845 in Clanwilliam, Cape Colony. She was buried in the age of 88yrs 9mth 9dys. (MOOC 13/1/130 ref 70 L& D Acc)
The son of Jan and Catharina, (a1b4c3) Jan Augustus van den Heever, christened 20 Feb 1780, Cape Colony, married a local Khoikhoi woman of Namaqualand and is the Progenitor of the coloured van den Heever Clan.
b5 Johanna Maria was born about 1739. She was christened on 6 Sep 1739 in Paarl, Drakenstein, Cape Colony.
Baptism witnesses: Jan Loots; Maria Joubert.
Johanna married Johann Dietrich Friedrich BENEKE, Prognietor of the Benekes on 26 Jan 1772 in Cape Town, Cape Colony.
b6 Engela Elisabeth was born about 1741. She was christened on 10 Sep 1741 in Cape Town. She probably died young, not on her parents will.
Baptism witnesses:- Jan Matthys Scheffer; Anna Elizabeth Bockelenberg
Engela is not mentioned as an heir on her parents will dated 27 Mar 1767 drawn up and signed at the Cape of Good Hope.
b7 Sara Helena was born about 1743. She was christened on 3 Mar 1743 in Cape Town, Cape Colony.
Sara married Nicolaas Johannes MULDER son of Nicolaas MULDER and Maria COLIJN on 23 Mar 1765. Nicolaas was christened on 13 Sep 1744 in Cape Town, Cape Colony.
b8 Anna Juliana was born about 1745. She was christened on 28 Mar 1745 in Cape Town, Cape Colony.
Anna married Pieter Johannes MEYER son of Jacques MEYER and Sophia TAUKE on 21 Nov 1762 in Cape Town, Cape Colony. Pieter was christened on 11 May 1738 in Cape Town, Cape Colony.
b9 Aletta Wilhelmina was born about 1746. She was christened on 30 Oct 1746 in Swartland, Cape Colony. Died 1 Jun 1767.
Baptism witnesses:- Matthys Greef; Susanna van den Heever
Aletta Wilhelmina was confirmed 30 Sep 1765 at the age of 19 yrs.
Peter and his young daugther who is mentioned as ''jonge dogter'' [not married] died within days of each other.
Peter being buried by the ''diakonij'' [charity board of the church].
National Archives and Records Service (NARS), Hamilton Str, Pretoria, Transvaal
TAB FK Series.2148/49/50/52/66 Cape Town Baptism Register.
TAB FK Series.2165 Cape Town Marriage Register.
TAB FK Series.2174/75 Stellenbosch Baptism Register.
TAB FK Series.2186 Drakenstein Baptism Register.
TAB FK Series.2208 Swartland Baptism Register.
TAB FK Series.2214 Swartland Marriage Register.
LDS.MOOC 7/1/18 ref 6 Copy of the will in the Cape Town Archive.
LDS.MOOC 7/1/79 Copy of the will in the Cape Town Archive. Registered at the Court on 4 Jan 1819.
JA Heese, SAG, HSRC, Vol 03
Information: MOOC 6/9/39 ref 8272 - transcript Anita Slabbert.
Information: Johan van Breda.
Annelie Els * van der Heever.
24 Des 2013.