Estienne Viret1,2

M, #11812, b. circa 1662, d. 29 October 1726

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Birth*Estienne Viret was born circa 1662 in Pontaix, Dauphiné, France.2
 
Marriage*He married Marguerite Rousse, daughter of Jean Roux and Marie Jourdan, in 1696 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
 
Death*He died on 29 October 1726 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
 
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 22 April 1688 David Senecal, Louis de Berault, Pierre Simond, Anne de Berault de la Magere and Estienne Viret, David Senecal, Louis de Berault, Pierre Simond and Anne de Berault de la Magere sailed on the Zuid Beverland from Wielingen to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 19 August 1688.5 
(Witness) Signature Between 1690 and 1724, 54 Huguenots signed documents de Caep de Goede Hoop. These signatures were published by Graham Botha in his book The French Refugees at the Cape and can be seen in the attached scan of the relevant page and includes those of Louis de Berault, Estienne Viret, Jacques Delporte, Jean Durand, Jacques de Savoye, Jacques Nourtier, André Gauch, François Retif, Guillaume Néel, Paul Roux, Daniel Hùgo, David Senecal, Pierre Simond, Jean Prieur du Plessis, Guillaume du Toit, Francois du Toit, Jean le Roux, Jacques Therond, Hercules des Prez, Abraham de Villiers, Jean Gardiol, Jacques de Villiers, Pierre de Villiers, Isaac Taillefert, Jean Taillefert, Jean Gardé, Claude Marais, Estienne Bruere, Daniel des Ruelles, Pierre Rousseau, Jacques Pinard, Estienne Cronje, Jacques Malan, Gabriel le Roux, David du Buisson, Daniel Nourtier, Estienne Niel, Philippe Fouché, Gideon le Grand, Pierre Cronjé, Paul Couvret, Paul le Febvre, Salomon de Gournay, Pierre Vivier, Pierre Jourdan, Esaias Engelbert Caucheteux and Jean de Buijs.6
NameRecordThe name of Estienne Viret was written in the record as Etienne Viret between 25 August 1697 and 14 September 1699.7 
(Witness) BaptismHe and Isabeau de Villiers and Marie Elizabet Villiers witnessed the baptism of Jacobus de Villiers on 29 April 1703 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.8

Family

Marguerite Rousse b. bt 1680 - 1682
Children

Citations

  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1702; den 19de Jùnij; gedoopt Jean Viret. deVader Etienne Viret, de moeder Marguerite Roùx. de getùygen Abraham de Villiers, en Margareta Gardiol.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988 (28 Wale Street, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1988), p. 170. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  3. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa, p. 168.
  4. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape (Cape Town: Cape Times Limited, 1921), p. 90. Hereinafter cited as The French Refugees at the Cape.
  5. [S682] Website De VOC. Scheepvaart tussen Nederland en Azië 1595-1795 (http://www.historici.nl/Onderzoek/Projecten/DAS/) "Details of voyage 1561.2 from Wielingen to Batavia
    Number      1561.2
    Name of ship      ZUID BEVELAND
    Master      
    Tonnage      518
    Type of ship      pinas? jacht?
    Built      1680
    Yard      Zeeland
    Chamber      Zeeland
    Date of departure      22-04-1688
    Place of departure      Wielingen
    Arrival at Cape      19-08-1688
    Departure from Cape      07-09-1688
    Date of arrival at destination      19-11-1688
    Place of arrival      Batavia
    Particulars      
    Next homeward voyage      5862.2

    On Board      I      II      III      IV      V      VI
    Seafarers      98           8      14      9      95
    Soldiers      80           20      13      4      69
    Passengers      35           33      0      1      1
    - See more at: http://www.historici.nl/Onderzoek/Projecten/DAS/…."
  6. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape, p.74.
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 25 ditau [d'aoust Lannée 1697]; Elizabet fille de Etienne Viret Et de Marguerite Rous Le temoins Etienne Niel Et Marie Elizabet.
    Le 14 ditau [Septbre, Lannée 1699]; Etienne fils d Etienne Viret Et de Marguerite Rous il ont presante Enfant au Saint bapteme Eux me[...].
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1703; 29 ditto [April]; Jacob; d' Vader Jacob Villier, d' Moeder Margariet Gardiol. Getuygen Estienne Viret, en Elisabet Villiers.
  9. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 25 ditau [d'aoust Lannée 1697]; Elizabet fille de Etienne Viret Et de Marguerite Rous Le temoins Etienne Niel Et Marie Elizabet.
  10. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 14 ditau [Septbre, Lannée 1699]; Etienne fils d Etienne Viret Et de Marguerite Rous il ont presante Enfant au Saint bapteme Eux me[...].
  11. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.1059. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K.
 

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