Rachel de Villiers

F, #7427, b. 8 July 1694, d. 2 September 1773
Father*Abraham de Villiers1 b. 1659, d. 31 Mar 1720
Mother*Suzanne Gardiol2 b. 1668, d. b 10 Sep 1729

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Last Edited16/09/2011
Birth*Rachel de Villiers was born on 8 July 1694 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4
Marriage*She married Antoine Alexandre Faure circa 1714.5,4
Death*She died on 2 September 1773 at age 79.4


Antoine Alexandre Faure b. 1685, d. 1736
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Between 20 May 1714 and 27 May 1714, the name of Rachel was written in the record as Rachel de Viljers.6
Baptisms - WitnessRachel de Villiers and Jacobus de Villiers witnessed the baptism of Maria Bosman between 20 May 1714 and 27 May 1714 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6 See: Baptism of Maria Bosman
She and Pierre Joubert and Pierre Jaubert witnessed the baptism of Stephanus Terblanche on 10 March 1715 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.7
She and Pieter Plessis witnessed the baptism of Johanna van Ellewee on 2 March 1727 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.8


  1. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988 (28 Wale Street, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1988), p. 159. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  2. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa, p. 161.
  3. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/bosmandevriesbuys/…."
  4. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 1046. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.
  5. [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.
  6. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Maria, d'Vader Hermannùs Bosman, d'Moeder Elisabeth de Villiers, getù Jacob de Villiers en Rachel de Viljers, ----- 1714 [no date other than year - it appears after 20th May 1714 and before 27th May 1714].
  7. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1715; Den 10de Maart; Stephanùs, soon van Stephanùs ter Blan en Marta La Fébre. Getùuijgen Pieter Joùuber en Rachel Viliers.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  8. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Den 2 Maart 1727; K: Johanna; V: Jan van Ellewe; M: Marija Dù Plessis; G: Pieter Dù Plessis, Rachel De Villers.
  9. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Annon 1717; Den 5de Septembr; Abraham, soon van Anthonie Faure en Rachel De Villers. Getuijgen Abraham De Villers en Susanna Gardiol.

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