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Myburgh Genealogy and Myburgh Family History Information

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About the Myburgh surname

Myburgh

  • Meaning - Placename on the river

My

or

Mye

in Sothern Holland(Netherlands.).

Stamvader/PROG

Lambert Myburgh

  • came from Broekemeerclose to Broek in Waterland in North Holland.
  • He married in Netherland to Aaltje Albertsfrom Purmerend in North Holland.
  • The couple had 2 sons.
  • It is speculated that they might have left from Buiksloot, close to Amsterdam to come the the Cape.
  • Arrived at the Cape beween 1665 and 1669.
  • In 1671 they had a home in Tafelvallei today called Ornajezicht.
  • In 1673 Aaltje was a widow and remarried Gerrit Jansz

Source: Die groot Afrikaanse Familienaamboek.