François Retif1

M, #5297, b. 2 February 1663, d. 24 September 1721
Father*PN Retif2 b. c 1640

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Last Edited30/01/2015
Birth*François Retif was born on 2 February 1663 in Mer, Loir-et-Cher, France.3,4
 
Marriage*He married Maria Mouy, daughter of Pierre Mouy, on 2 May 1700.4
 
Death*He died on 24 September 1721 at age 58.4
 

Family

Maria Mouy b. 15 May 1685, d. 21 Sep 1758
Children
Occupation* Between 1688 and 1721 François Retif was a farmer La Paris, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5 
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 6 January 1688 François Retif sailed on the Borssenburg from Texel to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 12 May 1688.6 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Between 10 September 1702 and 16 October 1706, the name of François was written in the record as Francois Retiff.7
19 May 1709, the name of François was written in the record as Francois Retift.8
Baptisms - WitnessFrançois Retif and Maria Mouy witnessed the baptism of Elizabet Rousseau on 14 October 1696 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.9
He and Marie Grillion witnessed the baptism of Susanne Malherbe on 4 July 1700 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.1,10
He and Anne Retif witnessed the baptism of Jan le Roux on 19 May 1709 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.8
He and Geertruy du Toit witnessed the baptism of Anna Hugo on 14 February 1714 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.11,12

Citations

  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Le 4 Julliet 1700; Susanne fille de Jedeon Mallerbe, Et de Marie Grillion, Le temoins Et François Retif, Et La mere de Lanfant, Marraine. 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. 168. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  3. [S575] M. Boucher, French Speakers at the Cape in the first hundred years of Dutch East India Company rule: The European background (Pretoria: University of South Africa, 1981), p.117. Hereinafter cited as French Speakers at the Cape.
  4. [S528] GISA, South African Genealogies 9 Ra-Ron, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 2003), 0-7972-0961-1, p.357. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 9 Ra-Ron.
  5. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa, p.168.
  6. [S368] Webpage Olive Tree Ships - Borssenburg (http://olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/sahug03.shtml) "Borssenburg - 2nd ship to leave Netherlands but 3rd ship to arrive at Cape, 150 feet long, could carry 80 passengers, sailed January 6, 1688, arrived Cape May 12, 1688. no disease nor death on board

    * Pierre Rousseau
    * Marie Rousseau
    * Francois Retif
    * Anne Retif
    * Pierre Meyer
    * Michel Martineau, Blois
    * Pierre Lombard
    * Marie Couteau of Soubeyran, Dauphine
    * Daniel Hugot of Champagne

    Source:Coertzen, Pieter - "The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988", Tafelberg Publishers Limited, Cape Town, 1988

    Contributor June 19, 1999 Sonia Tkachuk van Heerden."
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1702; 10 7br. Maria. d'Vader Francois Retiff, de Moeder Marie Mooi, de getùygen Pieter Mooi, en Anna Retieff.
    1706; --- [16de October.] Jacque; d' Vader Francois Retiff, d' Moeder Marie Mouij, getuygen Pierre Rousseau, en Jeanne Mouij.
  8. [S325] Lorna Newcomb and Ockert Malan, compilers, Annale van Nederduits Gereformeerde Moedergemeente Stellenbosch No 1.., CD-ROM (Stellenbosch) Die Genootskap vir die Kerkversameling, 2004 0-9584832-1-3), Baptism Register, Jan, de Vader Jan Roùx, d' moeder Jannetie Moëij, getùygen Francois Retift, Anna Retief, 19e May 1709.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  9. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 14d Octobre Lannee 1696; Elizabeth fille de Pierre Rousseau et Hanna Retif, Le temoins et François Retif Et Marie Hanna.
  10. [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 5 L-M, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 1999), p. 416. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.
  11. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1714; 14de Janry; Anna, dogter van Daniel Hùgot, en Anna Roùsseaù, getùygen Francois Retiff en Geertruyt dù Toit.
  12. [S152] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 3 H-I (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), p. 506. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 3 H-I.
  13. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  14. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 776. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  15. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1714; do [8br 7]; Paùwl, soon van Francois Retieff en Marie Moùij, getùijgen Jan Loùies Dù Pleaisi, en Magdalena Roùsseaù.
  16. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R, p.778.
  17. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Dito [den 22 Dec 1720]
    Magdalena, Doghter van Francois Retief en Maria Mooij - Getuijgen Gabriel [Russouw] en Anna Marais.
 

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