Francois du Toit1

M, #7220, b. circa 1663, d. 1734
Father*PN du Toit2 b. c 1630

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NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1665-1695
NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited02/12/2013
Birth*Francois du Toit was born circa 1663 in Lille, Flandre, Belgium.3,4,2,5
 
BirthHe was born in Rijssel, .6
 
Marriage*He married Suzanne Seugnet, daughter of PN Seugnet, on 12 February 1690 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.7,2
 
Death*He died in 1734.8
 

Family

Suzanne Seugnet b. 1673, d. b Feb 1745
Children
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 9 March 1686 Francois du Toit sailed on the Vrijheid from Wielingen to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 23 June 1686.9,10,11 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Francois du Toit was also known as Francois du Toij.6
Between 28 June 1699 and 6 December 1699, the name of Francois was written in the record as François du Toij.12
Between 8 July 1701 and 22 November 1709, the name of Francois was written in the record as François Dutoit.13
2 September 1726, the name of Francois was written in the record as Francoijs dü Toit.
Baptisms - WitnessFrancois du Toit and Anne Retif witnessed the baptism of Anne Roux on 25 December 1694 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.14
He witnessed the baptism of Louise Joubert on 6 December 1699 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.15,16
He and Suzanne Seugnet witnessed the baptism of Helena Burcherdt on 8 July 1701 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.17
He and Anne Retif witnessed the baptism of Sara de Buijs on 11 November 1701 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.18,19
He and Marie de Haas witnessed the baptism of Jacob le Lievre on 12 November 1702 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.20,21
He and Cornelia Viljoen witnessed the baptism of Pieter Theron on 22 September 1709 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.22
He and Suzanne Seugnet witnessed the baptism of Susanna le Riche on 22 November 1709 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.23
He and Suzanne Seugnet witnessed the baptism of Andries Rousseau on 8 November 1711 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.24
He witnessed the baptism of Francois Joosten on 12 November 1712 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.25
He and Geertruy du Toit witnessed the baptism of Eleonora Melius on 28 April 1713 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.26
He and Suzanne Seugnet witnessed the baptism of Francois du Toit on 23 May 1717 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.27
He and Suzanne Seugnet witnessed the baptism of Francois du Toit on 18 February 1720 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.28
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Willem van der Merwe on 2 March 1721 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.29
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Hendrik Francois Möller on 11 January 1722 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.30
He and Suzanne Seugnet witnessed the baptism of Jacob du Toit on 18 April 1723 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.31
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Sùsanna Maria Theronne on 3 August 1724 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.32
He and Suzanne Seugnet witnessed the baptism of Susanna Elizabeth Biermann on 2 September 1726 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.33
He witnessed the baptism of Anna Susanna du Toit on 12 October 1727 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.34
Slave TransactionsOn 16 April 1699 Schellak Origin Unknown was sold by Jan Mijndertse Kruijwagen to Francoijs Toit, for Rds. 60.35
On 5 January 1700 Willem van Madagascar and Claas van Madagascar were sold by Joan Blesius to Francoijs dü Toit, for Rds. 70 each.36

Citations

  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1702; 12de Novemb: Jacob, de Vader Gúilliam de Lievre, de moeder Maria, getuygen Francois du Toit, en Marie le Lievre.
    1711; 8de 9br; Andries of Hendrik. d'Vader Pierre Roussau, en d'Moeder Geertruyt du Toit. Getuygen Francois du Toit, en Susanne Seugnet.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988 (28 Wale Street, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1988), p. 160. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  3. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape (Cape Town: Cape Times Limited, 1921), p.91: Du Toit, Francois of Ryssel (Lille) arrived in 1686 in the Vry/teit ; became a member of the Court of Landdrost and Heemraden of Stellenbosch and Drakenstein, and died in October, 1731. He married Susanne Seugnet of Saintonge, q.v., at Cape Town, on 12th February. 1690. Descendants of this couple living.. Hereinafter cited as The French Refugees at the Cape.
  4. [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.149, 261-262. Hereinafter cited as French Speakers at the Cape.
  5. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  6. [S702] Church Registers 1665-1695, VC 603.: "Kerkboek 1665-1695," p. 86, 12 Feb 1690, marriage entry for Francois du Toij and Susanna Seugnet, (1980), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as Church Registers 1665-1695, VC 603.
  7. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: ao 1690
    Den 12 Februarij
    sijn in den Huwelijken staedt vereenigh Francois du Toij jonghman van Rijssel ende borger op Drakenstein met Susanna Seugnet, jonge doghter van Ste. Onge., transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar).
  8. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 980. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K.
  9. [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 1303.1 from Wielingen to Tuticorin
    Number     1303.1
    Name of ship     AARDENBURG
    Master     
    Tonnage     482
    Type of ship     fluit
    Built     bought 1672
    Yard     Zeeland
    Chamber     Zeeland
    Date of departure     15-08-1675
    Place of departure     Wielingen
    Arrival at Cape     ± 23-01-1676
    Departure from Cape     14-02-1676
    Date of arrival at destination     17-05-1676
    Place of arrival     Tuticorin
    Particulars     The ship sank near Buton in August 1685.
    Next homeward voyage     
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Total     100     2.               "
  10. [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: Guilliam du Toit kom na die Kaap met sy broer Francois in die `Vryheit' en land op 23.6.1686. 16.5.1688 trou "Guiliam du Toit vryborger aan Stellenbos jongman met Sara Cochet weduwe van Pieter de Klercq geboortigh van Ost Zouborgh." Hy boer op Aan 't Pad (Cloetesdal). Guilliam het 'n aktiewe rol in sy samelewing gespeel. Hy was diaken en ouderling van Stellenbosch kerk en het as heemraad gedien. Hy was 'n vurige teenstaander van WA van der Stel.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  11. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape, p.91. du Toit, Francois of Ryssel (Lille) arrived in 1686 in the Vryhteit; ...du Toit, Guillaume of Ryssel, brother of the above. He probably came out at the same time, i.e., in 1686.
  12. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 28 Juin Lannee 1699; François fils de François dutoij et de Susanne Seugnet, pour temoins et Gedeon Legrand et Lena dutoit pour marraines
    Le 6 Decembre 1699; Louisé fille de pierre jaubert Et de Isabeau Richard, Le temoins et françois dutoij Et marie madelaine pour marraine.
  13. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 8 Julliet 1701 - Ellaina fille de Beerne Beurger Et de Marthe Eskal Le temoins Et François dutoit Et Seusanne Seugnet pour Marraine.
    Le 4de Novembre 1701; Marthe fille de François dutoit et de Susanne Seugnet, le temoins et Beerne, beurger et Marthe Escalk pour Marraine
    Le 11 Novembre 1701; Sara fille de Jean de Bus, et de Sara Jacob; Le temoins et François du Toit et Anne Retif pour Marraine.
    Le 21 Septembre 1709; Marie fille de François dutoit et de Susanne Seugnet, le temoins et Pierre Rousseau et Marie-Janne de Pret quil l on pressanteé au Saint bapteme, Le Samedit 21 Septembre dans lannée 1709. Baptize pour Monsieur Daillie Ministre du Saint E.V.q. au Cap - Et ces Engans quij sont Cy dessus Ecrit Sont ete baptize, dans Leglise de Drakestein.
    an unknown place ' Drakestein; 22 Septembre 1709; Susanna fille de Louis Le Riché Et de Susanna Fauche il ont fait presanter au Saint Bapteme Le dimanche 22, du dit mois, Monsiuer Daille, ila aussj baptizee. Celte fille Le temoins et Francois dutoit, Et Susanne Seugnet pour Marraine.
    Le 22 ditau [Septembre] 1709; Pierre fils de Jacque Teron, Et de Marie Janne de pre, il on pressante au Saint bapteme Et monsieur Daillie Ministre La baptize Le dimanche 22 Septembre, dans Leglise de Drakestein, Le temoins Et François dutoit Et Corneillia Villion, pour Marraine.
  14. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 25 Decembra 1694
    Anne roux fille de paul roux Et glaudine Seugnete le temoins Et francois du Toijt Et Anna Retif.
  15. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 6 Decembre 1699; Louisé fille de pierre jaubert Et de Isabeau Richard, Le temoins et françois dutoij Et marie madelaine pour marraine.
  16. [S209] J.E. Malherbe, Pierre Jaubert and his family, Ancestor Series (P.O. Box 37, Franschoek, 7690, South Africa: Huguenot Memorial Museum, 1997), ISBN 1-919892-02-8, page 16. Hereinafter cited as Pierre Jaubert and his family.
  17. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 8 Julliet 1701 - Ellaina fille de Beerne Beurger Et de Marthe Eskal Le temoins Et François dutoit Et Seusanne Seugnet pour Marraine.
  18. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 11 Novembre 1701; Sara fille de Jean de Buz, et de Sara Jacob; Le temoins et François du Toit et Anne Retif pour Marraine.
  19. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  20. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1702; 12de Novemb: Jacob, de Vader Gúilliam de Lievre, de moeder Maria, getuygen Francois du Toit, en Marie le Lievre.
  21. [S152] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 3 H-I (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), pg. 24. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 3 H-I.
  22. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 22 ditau [Septembre] 1709; Pierre fils de Jacque Teron, Et de Marie Janne de pre, il on pressante au Saint bapteme Et monsieur Daillie Ministre La baptize Le dimanche 22 Septembre, dans Leglise de Drakestein, Le temoins Et François dutoit Et Corneillia Villion, pour Marraine.
  23. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, an unknown place ' Drakestein; 22 Septembre 1709; Susanna fille de Louis Le Riché Et de Susanna Fauche il ont fait presanter au Saint Bapteme Le dimanche 22, du dit mois, Monsiuer Daille, ila aussj baptizee. Celte fille Le temoins et Francois dutoit, Et Susanne Seugnet pour Marraine.
  24. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1711; 8de 9br; Andries of Hendrik. d'Vader Pierre Roussau, en d'Moeder Geertruyt du Toit. Getuygen Francois du Toit, en Susanne Seugnet.
  25. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1712; 12de November. Francois. d'Vader Frans Joosten Vander Lipstad; d'Moeder Marie Mouton. Getuygen Francois dù Toit, en Moeder Cecil.
  26. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1715; Den 28ste Dito [April]; Elenora, Doghter van Johannis Hendericùs Milius en Esther Roùx. Getùijgen Francois Dùtoit en Geertrùij du Dùtoit.
  27. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1717; Den 23 ste Dito [Maij]; Francois, soon van Pieter Dutoit en Elisabeth Russouw. Getuijgen Fracois Dutoit en Susanna Soignet.
  28. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1720; Dito [Den 18de Febru]; Francois, zoon van Andries Dutoit en Martha Russouw. Getuijgen Francois Dutoit en Susanna Soigjet.
  29. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1721; Dito [Den 2de Maart]; Willem zoon van Carel van der Merven en Geertrùij Dutoit. Getùijgen Francois Dutoit en Anna Prevoo.
  30. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1722; Den 11 dr Dito Jann; Hendrik Francois, zoon van Johannis Moller en martha Dutoit. Getùygen Francois Dutoit en Margrita Markwaart.
  31. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1723; Den 18de Dito [April]; Jacob, Zoon van Francois Dutoit, de jonge, en Maria Teron, Getuygen Francois Dutoit en Susanna Seignet.
  32. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 3 Aùgùstùs 1724; Vader Jacob Theronne De Jonge, Moeder Elijzabeth Dù Toit, Kindt Sùsanna Maria; Getùijgen François Dù Toit.
  33. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 1 September 1726. K: Susanna Elizabeth; V: Jan Friderijk Büürman; M: Marija Dü Toit; G: Francoijs Dü Toit, Susanna Soinget.
  34. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 12 October 1727; K: Anna Susanna; V: Stephanus Du Toit; M: Debora Marais; G; Francoijs Du Toit De Oude, Anna Dinel.
  35. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 189. 16.4.1699: Schellak from an unknown origin (14), sold by Jan Meijderts Cruywagen to Francois du Toit of Drakensteijn for Rds. 60.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  36. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 190. 5.1.1700: Willem (18) and Claas (20), both from Madagascar, sold by Joan Blesius to Francois du Toit for Rds. 70 each.
  37. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K, p. 991.
 

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