Matthieu Fracassé1

M, #11403, b. between 21 March 1661 and 20 March 1662
Father*Jean Frachas2 b. b 21 Mar 1625
Mother*Jeanne Gerbe2 b. c 1640

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited14/01/2017
Birth*Matthieu Fracassé was born between 21 March 1661 and 20 March 1662 in Lourmarin, Provence, France.1
 
Marriage*He married Jeanne Cordier, daughter of Louis Cordier and Francoise Martinet, in 1697 France.1
 

Family

Jeanne Cordier b. c 1680
Children
(Refugee) ShipVoyage On 20 March 1688 the China departed Goeree enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 4 August 1688. Among those on board were a group of eight orphan girls sent to the Cape following requests by Jan van Riebeeck (1659) and Simon van der Stel (1685) that the Heeren XVII send between 20 and 40 marriageable girls to the Cape. When they were finally sent in 1688 the Heeren XVII wrote that they had been selected because of their experience in farming and it was suggested they be encouraged to marry farmers. They were: Ariaante Jansse, Willemyntje Ariens de Wit, Ariaantje Jacobs, Judith Verbeek, Engeltje Cornelisse van der Bout, Catharina Jansz van der Zee, Petronella Cornelisz and Anna Elkop. Also, on board were 28 Huguenot refugees from Provence, of whom 8, mostly women, died enroute. The refugees who commenced this 19 week voyage were Matthieu Fracassé, Pierre Jaubert, Susanne Reyne, Pierre Jourdan, Marie Jourdan, Jeanne Rousse, Marie Rousse, Marguerite Rousse, André Pellanchon, Paul Jourdan, Pierre la Grange, Jehane Marque, Jean Jourdan, Pierre Jourdan, Jean Mesnard, Louise Courbonne, Marie Anthonarde, Pierre Malan, Elisabeth Richarde, Jacques Malan and Paul Roux.3,4,5 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Matthieu was written in the record as Matthieu Frachassé.1
Between 27 July 1698 and 15 May 1701, the name of Matthieu was written in the record as Matthieu Frachas.6
9 October 1707, the name of Matthieu was written in the record as Matthieu Fraschas.7

Citations

  1. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988 (28 Wale Street, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1988), p. 161. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  2. [S766] Harry Booyens 'God Bless the Good Ship China', First Fifty Years, (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui125.htm), March 2012, "In the same town is the Frachasse family. Our interest is in two brothers. The first is the unmarried Mathieu; the second is Pierre. Pierre will enter our story as a married man, his wife being Marguerite Barrale [Barraud]."
  3. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search).
  4. [S568] Webpage Weesmeisies (http://www.eggsa.org/articles/Weesmeisies.htm#seven).
  5. [S766] Harry Booyens 'God Bless the Good Ship China' "http://www.e-family.co.za/remarkablewriting/…."
  6. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Le 27 ditau [Julliet] 1698; Jean files de Matthieu Frachas et de Janne Cordier, pour temoins Gedeon Legrand et Susanne Taillefer
    Le 15 May 1701; Elizabet fille de Matthieu Frachas ed de Janne Cordie Le temoins et Jacob Cordie; et Elizabet Villiers, pour Marraine. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1707; 9 ditto [October]; d' Vader Matthieu Fraschas, d' Moeder Jeanne Cordier. Getuygen Paul Couvret, en Anna Vallette.
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 27 ditau [Julliet] 1698; Jean files de Matthieu Frachas et de Janne Cordier, pour temoins Gedeon Legrand et Susanne Taillefer.
  9. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 15 May 1701; Elizabet fille de Matthieu Frachas ed de Janne Cordie Le temoins et Jacob Cordie; et Elizabet Villiers, pour Marraine.
  10. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1707; 9 ditto [October]; d' Vader Matthieu Fraschas, d' Moeder Jeanne Cordier. Getuygen Paul Coúvret, en Anna Vallette. Note: the child is not named in the record, some the compilers of Drakenstein I assumed it to be Suzanne.
  11. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town), (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
 

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