David Senecal1

M, #6955, b. circa 1665, d. 16 July 1746

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Last Edited06/01/2017
Birth*David Senecal was born circa 1665 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3
 
Marriage*He married Anne-Madeleine du Puis, daughter of Jean du Puis and Anne Martin, before 16 October 1695.3
 
Death*He died on 16 July 1746 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
 

Family

Anne-Madeleine du Puis b. 1677, d. 1760
Children
Origin*David Senecal first lived in Dieppe, Normandy, France.4 
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 22 April 1688 David Senecal sailed on the Zuid Beveland from Wielingen to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 19 August 1688.5,6 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.26 December 1709, the name of David was written in the record as David Senecaal.7
Baptisms - WitnessDavid Senecal and Anne-Madeleine du Puis witnessed the baptism of Willem van Wijk on 31 July 1703 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.8
He and Anne-Madeleine du Puis witnessed the baptism of Maria Ras on 21 November 1723 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.9

Citations

  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Le 16 Octobre 1695; David fils de David Senecal Et de Madelaine Dupuit Le temoins Et Daniel de Ruel Et Anne du Puit.
    1703; 31de Jùlij; Gùillaùme. d'Vader Willem van; d' Moeder Trijn Arme, de getùygen David Senecal, en Magdalena dù Pùis.
    1712; 9de Julij; Elisabet. d'Vader David Senecal, de Moeder Anna Magdalena dù Pùis: Getùygen Charles dù Plessis en sijn Vroù.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [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. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  4. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape (Cape Town: Cape Times Limited, 1921), p.86, Senecal, Senechal, now Senekal, David of Dieppe, Normandy, arrived in Zuid Beveland in 1688, an agriculturist; before 1694 married Marie Madeleine du Puis of Paris, and died 16th July, 1746.. Hereinafter cited as The French Refugees at the Cape.
  5. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search) "Details of voyage 1561.2 from Wielingen to Batavia
    Number      1561.2
    Name of ship      ZUID BEVELAND
    Master      
    Tonnage      518
    Type of ship      pinas? jacht?
    Built      1680
    Yard      Zeeland
    Chamber      Zeeland
    Date of departure      22-04-1688
    Place of departure      Wielingen
    Arrival at Cape      19-08-1688
    Departure from Cape      07-09-1688
    Date of arrival at destination      19-11-1688
    Place of arrival      Batavia
    Particulars      
    Next homeward voyage      5862.2

    On Board      I      II      III      IV      V      VI
    Seafarers      98           8      14      9      95
    Soldiers      80           20      13      4      69
    Passengers      35           33      0      1      1
    - See more at: http://www.historici.nl/Onderzoek/Projecten/DAS/…."
  6. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape, pp. 60, 86, 90.
  7. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Samùel, de Vader David Senecaal, de Moeder Anna Magdalena, getùygen Jacobùs Vander Heiden, en Abigael Vroom der 29e xbr 1709.
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1703; 31de Jùlij; Gùillaùme. d'Vader Willem van; d' Moeder Trijn Arme, de getùygen David Senecal, en Magdalena dù Pùis. (Although the record is not complete, I believe this to be the baptism of Gùillaùme aka Willem van Wijk. The date fits his lifespan and as far as I am so far able to establish, the record fits no one else.).
  9. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1723; Den 21ste Novembr;Maria, Doghter van Johannis Rad en Maria Magdalena Zenecal. Getùygen David Zenecal en A: M: Dùplis.
  10. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  11. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org).
  12. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1714; 5de Maij; Isaac, soon van David Senecal, en Anna Magdalena dù Pùits: Getùygen Etienne Terreblanche, en Joanna Moùij.
 

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