Marie Cordier1

F, #6435, b. circa 1684
Father*Louis Cordier2 b. 29 Mar 1656, d. 1702
Mother*Francoise Martinet2 b. c 1655

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited27/11/2013
Birth*Marie Cordier was born circa 1684.2
Marriage*She married François-Jean des Prez, son of Hercules des Prez and Cecilea d'Atis, circa 1705.3


François-Jean des Prez b. 1677
(Child) Arrival Circa 1688, Marie Cordier arrived at the Cape with Francoise Martinet and Louis Cordier.4,5 
Baptisms - WitnessMarie Cordier potentially witnessed the baptism of Marie Fourie on 26 October 1698 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.6


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1707; 2 Octobr.: Hercules; d' Vader Francois des Pres, en d' Moeder Marie Cordier. Gertuygen Hercules des Pres, en Cicilia Datijs. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, pg. 661. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  3. [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.
  4. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide - This estimate is based on the date their son Jacobus was baptised at Stellenbosch.
  5. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: ao. 1689. Den 25 dito (October) Aen Stellenbosch een kindt ghedoopt waer van vader is Lou[i ] Cordier de moeder Fransina Marsinje[t] als ghetuijge stonden Jacobus de Savoye ende Maria le Clerq ende ghenaemt Jacobus, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  6. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 26 Octobre Lannée ditau [1698]
    Marie fille de Louis Florij Et de Susanne Cordie pour temoins Jacob Cordie Et Sa Soeur Cordie pour Maraine.
    I suspect the second witness of this baptism is Louisa Cordier, sister of Jacob and Suzanne Cordier and married to Daniel Jacob.

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