Marguerite Rousse1,2

F, #11813, b. between 1680 and 1682
Father*Jean Roux4 b. c 1650, d. b 23 Oct 1685
Mother*Marie Jourdan3 b. c 1648, d. bt 20 Mar 1688 - 4 Aug 1688

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited17/10/2014
Birth*Marguerite Rousse was born between 1680 and 1682 in La Motte d'Aigues, Provence, France.5,2
 
Marriage*She married Estienne Viret in 1696 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
 
(Witness) Abjuration On 23 October 1685, at La Motte d'Aigues, Provence, following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, Marie Jourdan, and her daughters Marguerite Rousse and Jeanne Rousse and Marie Rousse abdured their Protestant faith.6 
(Witness) Assistance On 10 September 1687, at Geneva, while travelling into exile following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, Marie Jourdan, and her daughters Marguerite Rousse and Jeanne Rousse and Marie Rousse received aid from their church.7 
(Witness) Assistance On 29 September 1687, at Schaffhausen, while travelling into exile following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, Marie Jourdan Marguerite Rousse and Jeanne Rousse and Marie Rousse received aid from their church.8 
(Witness) Assistance On 31 October 1687, at Frankfurt, while travelling into exile following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, Marie Jourdan, and her daughters Marguerite Rousse and Jeanne Rousse and Marie Rousse received aid from their church.9 
(Witness) Letter On 23 December 1687, in a letter to the Heeren Zeventienen, the Rotterdam Chamber advised that the following individuals had expressed an intention to sail to the Cape on the ship China. They were: Jean Mesnard, Marguerite Rousse, Louise Courbonne, Marie Anthonarde, Jeanne Mesnard, George Mesnard, Jacques Mesnard, Jean Mesnard, Philippe Meinard, André Mesnard, Jehane Marque, Jean Jourdan, Pierre Jourdan, Marie Jourdan, Jeanne Rousse, Marie Rousse, Pierre Malan, Elisabeth Richarde, Hercules Verdeau, Pierre la Grange, Pierre Jourdan de Cabriere, Paul Jourdan, André Pellanchon and Matthieu Fracassé.10 
(Refugees) 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 1668 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 included: Ariaante Jansse, Willemyntje Ariens de Wit, Ariaantje Jacobs, Judith Verbeek, Engeltje Cornelisse van der Bout, Catharina Jansz van der Zee 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, Marguerite Rousse.11,12,13 
NameRecordThe name of Marguerite Rousse was written in the record as Marguerite Rous between 25 August 1697 and 14 September 1699.14 
NameRecordThe name of Marguerite Rousse was written in the record as Marguerite Roùx 19 June 1702.15 
NameRecordThe name of Marguerite Rousse was written in the record as Marguerite Roux 22 September 1718.16 

Family

Estienne Viret b. c 1662, d. 29 Oct 1726
Children

Citations

  1. The female form of Roux is Rousse.
  2. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988 (28 Wale Street, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1988), p. 168. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  3. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape (Cape Town: Cape Times Limited, 1921), p. 83; Sailed in the Berg China in 1688 with their widowed mother, Marie Jourdan. The
    mother and Jeanne died on the voyage.. Hereinafter cited as The French Refugees at the Cape.
  4. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape, p. 83; In 1690 Daniel Hugo became indebted to "Mary Rou, a minor daughter of the late
    Jan Rouw" to the sum of 140 guldens.
  5. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape, p. 83 ... and in their joint will, dated 14th August, 1726, she describes herself as aged 44 years and coming from Provence.
    p.140 23 Dec 1687 anticipated passenger list for ship China ...Margarete Rousse haer dochter 7 jaren.
  6. [S692] Harry Booyens, "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile", Familia (Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile) Familia 49 (3) (2012): Marie abjured as widow of Jean Roux with her three daughters Jeanne, Marie and Margarite at La Motte d'Aigues on 23 October 1658.. Hereinafter cited as "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile."
  7. [S693] Website Base de données du refuge Huguenot (Database of Huguenot Refugees) (http://www.refuge-huguenot.fr/index.php) "Notice n°21885
    NAT assistance a Geneve en 1687-1688
    DAT 1687 09 10
    SOM fl.26 s.03
    ORP Dauphine
    ORC Diois
    ORL La Motte-Chalancon
    NFS JOURDANE Marie

    Notice n°21886
    NAT assistance a Geneve en 1687-1688
    DAT 1687 09 10
    SOM fl.26 s.03
    ORP Dauphine
    ORC Diois
    ORL La Motte-Chalancon
    NER JOURDANE Marie,3 enfants de."
  8. [S693] Website Base de données du refuge Huguenot (http://www.refuge-huguenot.fr/index.php) "Notice n°74970
    NAT assistance a Schaffhouse en 1687
    DAT 1687 09 29
    SOM fl.05 kr.20
    ORP Dauphine(?)
    ORC Diois(?)
    ORL La Motte(?=La Motte-Chalencon)
    NFS JORDAN Marie

    Notice n°74971
    NAT assistance a Schaffhouse en 1687
    DAT 1687 09 29
    SOM fl.05 kr.20
    ORP Dauphine(?)
    ORC Diois(?)
    ORL La Motte(?=La Motte-Chalencon)
    NER ----- et JORDAN Marie.3 filles de."
  9. [S693] Website Base de données du refuge Huguenot (http://www.refuge-huguenot.fr/index.php) "Notice n°97297
    NAT assistance a Francfort-sur-le-Main
    DAT 1687 10 31
    DES Hollande
    IT1 Lausanne
    DT1 1687 09
    ORP Provence
    ORC Provence(haute)
    ORL La Motte-d'Aigues
    NFS JOURDANE Marie,-----,veuve de
    SOM fl.02 alb.06(pour la mere et ses filles)

    Notice n°97298
    NAT assistance a Francfort-sur-le-Main
    DAT 1687 10 31
    DES Hollande
    IT1 Lausanne
    DT1 1687 09
    ORP Provence
    ORC Provence(haute)
    ORL La Motte-d'Aigues
    NER ----- et JOURDANE Marie,3 filles de."
  10. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape, p.140. I Jean Mesnart oudt 28 jaren en de
    I Louise Corbonne out 30 jaren zijn vrouw
    I Marie Anthonarde haer schoonmoeder out 64 jaren,
    6 kinderen van de voorenstaende persoonen Jean Mesnard en zyn vrouw, met namen
    Jeanne jongedochter van 10 jaren
    George jongen 9
    Jaques jongen 8
    Jean jongen .. 7
    Philippe jongen 6
    Andre jongkint van 5 maenden
    t zamen 9 personen in dese familie

    I Anthoine Madan out 38 jaren en
    I Elisabeth Verdette zijn vrouw out 23 jaren
    I dochterken genaamt [?] out 10 maenden
    Sa      3 in dese familie

    I Jeanne Marthe wed: van Jourdan out 60 jaren
    I Jean Jordan haer zoon out 28 jaren
    I Pierre Jourdan idem 24 do.
    I Marie Jourdan wed. out 40 jaren
    I Jeanne Rousse haer dochter out 15 jaren
    I Marie Rousse haer dochter out 10 jaren
    I Margarete Rousse haer dochter 7 jaren
    Sa      7 personen in dese familie

    I Pierre Malan out 23 jaren met zijn vrouw
    I Isabeau Richarde out 20 jaren
    Sa     2 personen in dese familie

    I Pierre Goiraud out 30 jaren met
    I Francoise Rousse sijn vrouw 28 jaren
    Sa      2 personen

    I Jaques Verdeau jongman out 20 jaren
    I Arcule Verdeau zijn broeder 16 jaren
    2 personen

    I Pierre Grange jongman out 23 jaren
    I Louise Corbon jongman zijn cousin 20 jaren
    2 personen

    I Susanne Resue jongedochter out 20 jaren

    I Pierre Jourdaan jongman out 24 jaren
    I Paul Jourdan jongman 22 do.
    I Andre Pelanchon 15 do.
         alle cousins germain [all first cousins]
    3 personen

    I Mathieu frachasse jongman out 26 jaren

    I Jean Furet jongman out 18 jaren

    I Anthoine Scaet jongman out 19 jaren

    't zamen uijtmakende vier en dertig personen jongh en out.
  11. [S682] Website De VOC. Scheepvaart tussen Nederland en Azië 1595-1795 (http://www.historici.nl/Onderzoek/Projecten/DAS/).
  12. [S568] Webpage Weesmeisies (http://www.eggsa.org/articles/Weesmeisies.htm#seven).
  13. [S695] Website Remarkable Writing on First Fifty Years (http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/ui45.htm) "http://www.e-family.co.za/remarkablewriting/…."
  14. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 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[...]. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  15. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1702; den 19de Jùnij; gedoopt Jean Viret. deVader Etienne Viret, de moeder Marguerite Roùx. de getùygen Abraham de Villiers, en Margareta Gardiol.
  16. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape, p. 83 ...on 22.9.1718, when she stood sponsor with her husband, her name is spelt Roux.
  17. [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.
  18. [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[...].
  19. [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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