William Ferdinand Bergh
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William Ferdinand Bergh (abt. 1795 - 1861)

William Ferdinand Bergh aka van Rheede van Oudtshoorn
Born about in de Caep de Goede Hoop, Dutch Cape Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 10 Jun 1827 in Swartlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 15 Sep 2010
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Table Bay, South Africa (1762)
William Ferdinand Bergh was part of the settlement of the Dutch Cape Colony.
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  • SAGi South African Genealogical index : d8c6


William Ferdinand van Rheede van Outdshoorn


Date: 9 Jan 1795
Place: Cape Town / de Caep de Goede Hoop (Cape Town), Dutch Cape Colony [South Africa]


William Ferdinand Bergh on 25 Jan 1795 at Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope. [1] & [2]


Date: 10 Jun 1827
Place: Swartland
Groom: William Ferdinand Bergh : Bride: Anna Catharina Smuts


Date: 29 June 186. He died, aged 66, at 1046 Buitenkant Street in Cape Town. He was the late Civil Commissioner of Malmesbury, the son of Egbertus Bergh and Adriana Sophia van Rheede van Oudtshoorn. He was married and his widow signed the certificate A. C. Bergh. The surviving children are listed as: [5]
  1. Egbertus Adriaan Bergh
  2. Marthinus Smuts Bergh
  3. Pieter van Rheede Bergh
  4. Michiel Bergh
  5. Olof Marthinus Bergh (minor)
  6. Anna Catharina Bergh (minor)

Research Notes


  1. "De Villiers, Christoffel Coetzee, Oude Kaapsche Familien, Deel 1 A-J, Page 48" Seen and entered by Esmé van der Westhuizen on 11 May 2015
  2. Source: "South Africa, Dutch Reformed Church Registers (Cape Town Archives), 1660-1970 ," database with images, FamilySearch Baptism of William Ferdinand Bergh scanned to Family Search on 17 October 2019, South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Cape Town > Baptisms 1795-1814 > image 2 of 319; State Archives, Cape Province. Seen and entered April 14, 2020 by Desireé Schekierka
  3. Added by Anton Bergh on Nov 03, 2020
  4. "Thanks to P. v.d. Walt & WikiTree G2G for transcribing the baptism witnesses." Seen and entered by Anton Bergh on Nov 06, 2020
  5. "South Africa, Cape Province, Probate Records of the Master of the High Court, 1834-1989, database with images, FamilySearch Death Notice of William Ferdinand Bergh: 27 April 2020), 007844940 > image 2044 of 2251; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa." Seen and entered by Anton Bergh on Nov 03, 2020
  6. 6.0 6.1 Added by Shaun Wallace on 7th November 2020


  • WikiTree profile Bergh-193 created through import of Bergh_2010-09-14.ged by Anton Bergh 16 September 2010

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Hi Anton, could you also add the project profile [email address removed] as active manager (add to trusted list, save, then activate, then save again) to this profile, please? The LNAB has been validated with a [transcription of a] baptism [image], this profile have been Project Profile Protected), but we need you to add the project as co-manager (you will not be removed as manager). Sincerely, Philip (project research coordinator)
posted by Philip van der Walt
Done Philip: added the project profile [email address removed] as active manager
posted by Anton Bergh
Hi Would you be so kind to add the project profile [email address removed] to this profile and also activate it as co-manager , as the LNAB has been validated with a [transcription of a] baptism [image]. I would love to have this profile Project Profile Protected). Thanks Susan (project coordinator)
Done Susan: added the project profile [email address removed] as active manager
posted by Anton Bergh

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