Louis Fourie

M, #6204, b. circa 1703
Father*Louis Fourie1 b. c 1669, d. 1750
Mother*Suzanne Cordier1 b. 7 Mar 1681, d. b 25 Jan 1715

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Last Edited02/11/2014
Birth*Louis Fourie was born circa 1703.1
 
Marriage*He married Susanna le Riche, daughter of Louis le Riche and Suzanne Fouché, on 16 May 1728 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3

Family

Susanna le Riche b. b 22 Nov 1709
Children
  • Louijs Fourie9 b. b 10 Apr 1729
  • Susanna Fourie10 b. b 11 Mar 1731
  • Johannes Fourie10 b. b 29 Nov 1733
  • Francina Fourie10 b. b 13 Oct 1737
  • Anna Fourie10 b. b 6 Sep 1739
  • Maria Fourie10 b. b 2 Jul 1741
  • Jacobus Fourie11 b. b 20 Oct 1743
  • Martha Fourie10 b. b 12 Jun 1745
  • Joseph Fourie12 b. b 12 Oct 1747
  • Elizabeth Fourie13 b. b 2 Apr 1752
Names in the record, in publications, etc.16 May 1728, the name of Louis was written in the record as Louijs Fouri.2
Baptisms - WitnessLouis Fourie potentially witnessed the baptism of Francois du Preez on 8 November 1711 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified. Louis Fourie was married to Francois' aunt, Susanne Cordier.4,5
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Gideon Cordier on 19 June 1718 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.6
He and Marguerite Malherbe witnessed the baptism of Petrus Fourie on 8 September 1726 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.7
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Anna Jordaan on 6 April 1727 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.8
Vrijbriewen and Burgher StatusLouis Fourie became a burgher on 16 May 1728, in Dutch vryburgher or vrijburgher, initially a status in which a soldier or other employee of the VOC was released from their contractual obligations to the VOC and permitted to farm, become a tradesman, or work for others. Subsequently some individuals, including the Huguenot refugees, were brought to the Cape specifically to farm and were burghers from the time of their arrival Drakenstein.2

Citations

  1. [S337] P.J. Fourie, "Die voor- en nageslag van Kmdt. P.J. Fourie - Boere-krygsman en held van die Slag van Graspan (6 Junie 1901)", Familia (Fourie) Vol. 9, no. 3 (1972): p. 84-87.. Hereinafter cited as "Die voor- en nageslag van Kmdt. P.J. Fourie."
  2. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 16 Mey 1728 Louijs Fouri van Cabo de Goedehoop Borger aan Drakensteyn J.M. met Susanna Le Riche van Cabo voornoemd. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  3. [S337] P.J. Fourie, "Die voor- en nageslag van Kmdt. P.J. Fourie", pg. 84.
  4. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1711; 8 9br; Francois; d' Vader Francois des Prets, Moeder Marie Cordier, getuygen Louis [Fourie?] [page appears to have been cut at this point]. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  5. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 730. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  6. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1718; Den 19 Dito [Junij]; Gideon, soon van Philip Cortie en Elizabeth Malerbe. Getuijgen Louies Fori en Maria Radijn, anders Malerbe.
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 8 September 1726
    K: Petrus; V: Louijs Flori; M: Anna Jordaan; G: Louijs Flori De Jonge, Margaretha Malherbe.
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 6 April 1727; K; Anna; V: Jan Jordaan; M: Susanna Jordaan; G: Loùuhs Florij, Anna Jordaan.
  9. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 10 April 1729; K: Louijs; V: Louijs Florij De Jonge; M: Susanna Le Riche; G: ouijs Florij, Susanna Foeche.
  10. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), p.335, 337. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.
  11. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G, p.335.
  12. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G, p.337.
  13. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G, p.335, 338.
 

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