Jean Prieur du Plessis

M, #7139, b. circa 1638, d. 1708

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Last Edited07/12/2010
Birth*Jean Prieur du Plessis was born circa 1638.1
 
Marriage*He married Madeleine Menanteau circa 1688.2
 
Marriage*He married Marie Buisset on 29 August 1700 Amsterdam, The Netherlands.3,4
 
Death*He died in 1708 de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
 

Family 1

Madeleine Menanteau b. c 1668, d. bt 1694 - 1700
Children

Family 2

Marie Buisset b. c 1678, d. 1751
Children
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 29 January 1688 Jean Prieur du Plessis sailed on the Oosterland from Middelburg to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 26 Apr 1688.6,7 
(Witness) Signature Between 1690 and 1724, 54 Huguenots signed documents de Caep de Goede Hoop. These signatures were published by Graham Botha in his book The French Refugees at the Cape and can be seen in the attached scan of the relevant page and includes those of Louis de Berault, Jean Prieur du Plessis, Jacques Delporte, Jean Durand, Jacques de Savoye, Jacques Nourtier, André Gauch, François Retif, Guillaume Néel, Paul Roux, Daniel Hùgo, David Senecal, Pierre Simond, Guillaume du Toit, Francois du Toit, Jean le Roux, Jacques Therond, Hercules des Prez, Abraham de Villiers, Jean Gardiol, Jacques de Villiers, Pierre de Villiers, Isaac Taillefert, Jean Taillefert, Jean Gardé, Claude Marais, Estienne Bruere, Daniel des Ruelles, Pierre Rousseau, Jacques Pinard, Estienne Cronje, Jacques Malan, Gabriel le Roux, David du Buisson, Daniel Nourtier, Estienne Niel, Philippe Fouché, Gideon le Grand, Pierre Cronjé, Paul Couvret, Paul le Febvre, Salomon de Gournay, Pierre Vivier, Pierre Jourdan, Estienne Viret, Esaias Engelbert Caucheteux and Jean de Buijs.8
Names in the record, in publications, etc.25 February 1691, the name of Jean was written in the record as Jan Dùplise.9
Baptisms - WitnessJan Dùplise witnessed the baptism of Esaias Néel on 27 May 1691 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.10
He and Marie Buisset witnessed the baptism of Dina le Roux on 16 April 1702 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).11
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Simon Strydom on 27 April 1704 Nederduitser Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified. This individual is probably not the witness to this baptism, but is put forwarded to spark discussion and hopefully further discovery in the record.12
He and Aletta Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Maria Pretorius on 9 December 1714 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.13

Citations

  1. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988 (28 Wale Street, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1988), pp. 156, 160. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  2. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa, p. 165.
  3. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa, p. 156.
  4. [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, Lorna:
    Jean trou 29.8.1700 met Maria Buisset na die dood van Madeleina Mannentot. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  5. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa, p. 160.
  6. [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.63. Hereinafter cited as French Speakers at the Cape.
  7. [S553] Webpage Olive Tree Ships - Oosterland (http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/sahug12.shtml) "Ships Passenger List for Huguenot Ship Oosterland to South Africa 1688
    [Oosterland] Belonged to the Chamber of Zeeland. Captain Carel van Marseveen. Left Middelburg on 29 January 1688, and Goeree on 3 February 1688. Arrived at the Cape on 26 April, 1688.

    * Jacques de Savoye (1636-1717) and Marie-Madeleine le Clercq (abt 1660-1721)
    * Antoinette Carnoy (abt 1630-?)
    * Marguerite-Thérèse de Savoye (1672-aft 1713)
    * Barbere-Thérèse de Savoye (1674-aft 1713)
    * Jacques de Savoye (1687-bef.1708)
    * Daniel Nourtier (abt. 1667-1711) and Marie Vitu (abt 1668-1711)
    * Jacques Nourtier (1669-1743)
    * Jean Nourtier (1671- aft. 1694)
    * Jean Prieur du Plessis (1638-1737) and Marie Menanteau (abt 1662 - aft
    * 1693)
    * Carl Prieur du Plessis (1688-1737) (born at sea)
    * Isaac Taillefert (abt 1651-1699) and Suzanne Briet (abt 1653-aft.1711)
    * Isabeau Taillefert (1673-1735)
    * Jean Taillefert (1676-aft.1708)
    * Isaac Taillefert (1680-1689)
    * Pierre Taillefert (1682-1726)
    * Suzanne Taillefert (1685-1724)
    * Marie Taillefert (1687-1689)
    * Jean Cloudon (?- aft. 1700)
    * Jean Pariset (1667-aft.1707)
    * Jean du Nus (1672-aft.1712)
    * Sara Avice (?-1688)
    * Jacques Therond (1688-1739) [DR: 1668-1739]

    Sources: mostly Appendix 2 of "Hugenotebloed in ons are" by J.G. le Roux (1992; ISBN 0-7969-0566-5) and "French speakers at the Cape" by M. Boucher (1981, ISBN 0-86981-222-X)

    Contributor Lesley Robertson."
  8. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape (Cape Town: Cape Times Limited, 1921), p.74. Hereinafter cited as The French Refugees at the Cape.
  9. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Jean; zoon van Jan dùplise de moeder Madalena Manantot is gedoopt 25 Feb 1691 als getùijge Loùwij d Beroùw, Anna de Beroùw.
  10. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Jsia, zoon van Willem Nel de Moeder Jannetie, jis dedoopt de 27 Maij 1691 als getuijgen Jan De Plessis en [. . .].
  11. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [16 April 1702] van Jan le Roux en Maria de Haas, onder getuijge van Jan Plaesis, en Maria Bized gent: - Dina, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  12. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "27 April [1704]. van Joost Strydom en Maria Ras onder geuyge van Jacob Plessis [?] en Elizabeth Roisseau [?] genmt: Simon
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…,49605402,49605403,49605404."
  13. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1714; Decembr 9; Maria, Doghter van Lodewicùs Pretoriùs en Maria Roùssoùw. Getùygen Jan Dùplier en Aletta Roùssoùw.. Hereinafter cited as 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. 706. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  15. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R, p. 710.
  16. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
 

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