Jan Blignaut1

M, #6099, b. circa 1686, d. 2 March 1752
Father*Pierre Blignaut2 b. c 1650, d. b 8 Jun 1726
Mother*Elizabeth des Bordes2 b. c 1654

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Last Edited01/07/2015
Birth*Jan Blignaut was born circa 1686 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.3
 
BaptismJan Blignaut was baptized on 20 September 1686 Amsterdam, Nederland.4 
Marriage*He married Anna Rousseau, daughter of Pierre Rousseau and Anne Retif, on 4 November 1725 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
Death*He died on 2 March 1752 Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6
 
Inventory*Jan's estate was inventoried on 18 April 1752.7 

Family

Anna Rousseau b. 8 Jul 1691, d. 28 Feb 1753
Children
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Jan Blignaut was also known as Jean Blignaut.
Baptisms - WitnessJan Blignaut and Anna Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Anna Rousseau on 11 August 1726 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.8
He and Anna Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Anna du Toit on 3 November 1726 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.9
He and Anna Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Hans Hendrik Maritz on 13 July 1727 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.10
He and Magdalena Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Hester Marais on 7 March 1728 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.11
He and Maria Mouy witnessed the baptism of Magdalena du Plessis on 30 May 1728 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.12
He and Anna Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Pieter Hugo on 15 May 1729 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.13
He and Anna Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Daniel du Toit on 25 December 1729 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.14
He and Anna Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Daniel du Plessis on 25 May 1732 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.15

Citations

  1. [S318] Webpage Blignaut (http://www.blignaut.co.za) "A special word of thanks to Cecil Louis Blignaut from the USA, who pointed out that Jan was not known as Jean, as is popularly believed."
  2. [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.230. Hereinafter cited as French Speakers at the Cape.
  3. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  4. [S350] Juna Malherbe, "Jean Blignaut," e-mail message from e-mail address (Paarl) to SA-Gen, 17 mar 2006, Mnr Blignaut se navorsers het die volgende inskrywing in die plaaslike kerk se rekords in Monthelon gevind: "20 September 1686, doop van Jean, seun van Pierre Bleignot en Elisabeth Desbordes. Peetpa Jean de Villiers en peetma Nicole Thibault".. Hereinafter cited as "Jean Blignaut."
  5. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 4 November 1725. Jan Bligaùt van Amsterdam Soldaat in dienst der E. Companije. J.M. met Anna Rùssaù van Cabo de Goede Hoop. Wedùwe van wylen den Heer Daniel Hùgot.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  6. [S318] Webpage Blignaut (http://www.blignaut.co.za) "This website no longer contains any information. I originally cited them with the death date of 2 March 1753... which must be incorrect because his inventory was done on 18 April 1652, and so I have changed the year to 1752. However, for now, I cannot check this date."
  7. [S788] Webpage Tanap (http://databases.tanap.net/) (Original records held by unknown repository, unknown repository address) "Reference no.: MOOC8/8.5
    Testator(s): Jan Blignault
    18 April 1752
    Inventaris van alle soodanige goederen, roerende en onroerende, actien en crediten, als ab intestato sijn naargelaaten en met ’er dood ontruijmt door den oudheemraad Jan Blignault ten voordeele van sijn bij sijn voor overleedene huijsvrouw Anna Rossouw in huwelijk verwekte en naargelaatene vijf kinderen, met naame
    Margaretha Blignault getrouwt met den landbouwer Jacobus du Toit
    Jan Blignault meerderjaarig
    Hester Blignault gehuwt met den landbouwer Jacobus Teron
    Pieter Blignault oud 22 jaaren, en
    Maria Magdalena Blignault oud 20 jaaren..."
  8. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 11 Aùgùstùs 1726; K: Anna; V: Gabriel Rùssaù; M: Anna Marais; G: Jan Blingaùlt, Anna Rùssaù.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  9. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 3 November 1726; K: Anna; V: Andries Du Toit; M: Martha Russau; G: Jan Blignauth, Anna Russau.
  10. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 13 Jùlij 1727; K: Hans Hendrik; V: Jan Maùrits Maris; : Johanna Barandina LaBuscagne; G; Jan Blignaut; Anna Rùssaù.
  11. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 7 Maart 1728; K: Hester; V: Daniel Marais; M: Aletta Rùsseaù; G: Jan Blignaut, Magdalena Rùsseaù.
  12. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 30 Maij 1728; K: Magdalena; V: Jan Louijs Du Plessis; M: Magdalena Russeau; G: Jan Blignaut, Marija Mouy weduwe Retief.
  13. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 15 Meij 1729; K: Pieter; V: Pieter Hùgo; Ml Anna Retief; G: Jan Blignaut, Anna Rùsseaù.
  14. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 25 December 1729; K: Daniel; V: Pieter Du Toit; M: Elizabeth Rüsseaù; G: Jan Blignaut, Anna Rüsseaù.
  15. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1732; den 25 Maij; Daniel; Charle de Plessis, Cicilia Marseveen; Jan Blignaut en Anna Russaux.
  16. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 8 December 1726
    K: Margaretha; V: Jan Blignaut; M: Anna Rousseau; G: Charle Marais, Elizabeth Des-bordes weduwe van Pieter Blignaut.
  17. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 8 Junij 1728
    K: Jan; V: Jan Blignaut; M: Anna Rousseau; G: Jacob Hugo, Marija Mooy, Weduwe Retief.
  18. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 7 Augustus 1729
    K: Esther; V: Jan Blignaut; M: Anna Rousseau; G: Pieter Du Toit, Elizabeth Rosseau.
  19. [S788] Webpage Tanap (http://databases.tanap.net/) (Original records held by unknown repository) "Reference no.: MOOC8/8.5
    Testator(s): Jan Blignault
    18 April 1752
    Inventaris van alle soodanige goederen, roerende en onroerende, actien en crediten, als ab intestato sijn naargelaaten en met ’er dood ontruijmt door den oudheemraad Jan Blignault ten voordeele van sijn bij sijn voor overleedene huijsvrouw Anna Rossouw in huwelijk verwekte en naargelaatene vijf kinderen, met naame
    Margaretha Blignault getrouwt met den landbouwer Jacobus du Toit
    Jan Blignault meerderjaarig
    Hester Blignault gehuwt met den landbouwer Jacobus Teron
    Pieter Blignault oud 22 jaaren, en
    Maria Magdalena Blignault oud 20 jaaren..."
  20. [S316] GISA, South African Genealogies 10 Roo-Schn, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 2004), pg 23. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 10 Roo-Schn.
 

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