van Heerden Family

The Genealogy of the van Heerden Family from the Karoo Region of South Africa


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Dirk Wouter Immelman van Heerden and Lucretia Martha Potgieter

This site is dedicated to the van Heerden Family from Victoria West and Carnarvon, Northern Cape, South Africa where my father, Derwo grew up. I spend most of my childhood summer holidays roaming the land around Carnarvon and on the hills of Victoria West. My grandfather taught and was in later years the Carnarvon school secretary. He and Grandmother also farmed the family farms Syferbult and Maanhaarpoort for some time.

Projects: Add the van Heerden Veterans in service our country and adding persons to available headstone photos.

Please contact me as I am desperately looking for any information on the van Heerdens from these two towns.

This website is not limited to us but is open to any van Heerden as we are all family.

Please let me know if you see missing and in-accurate items or any inconstancies so I can try and in prove the website

This website is privately financed and maintained.

St Leger Emile van Heerden.

A special thanks to the following groups who supplied most of the Headstone photos.

The Genealogical Society of South Africa (eGGSA).

The War Graves Photographic Project.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC).

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