Abraham de Villiers1

M, #7428, b. 1659, d. 31 March 1720
Father*PN de Villiers b. c 1630

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Last Edited11/02/2014
Birth*Abraham de Villiers was born in 1659 in La Rochelle, France.2,3
 
Marriage*He married Suzanne Gardiol, daughter of Antoine Gardiol and Marguerite Perrotette, on 5 October 1689 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,5
 
Death*He died on 31 March 1720 Lekkerwyn, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
 
(Refugee) ShipVoyage On 4 January 1689 the Sion departed Goeree enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 6 May 1689. Among the refugees who commenced this 17 week voyage were Abraham de Villiers, Jacques de Villiers and Pierre de Villiers.6 
(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, Abraham de Villiers, Jacques Delporte, Jean Durand, Jacques de Savoye, Jacques Nourtier, André Gauch, François Retif, Guillaume Néel, Paul Roux, Daniel Hùgo, David Senecal, Pierre Simond, Jean Prieur du Plessis, Guillaume du Toit, Francois du Toit, Jean le Roux, Jacques Therond, Hercules des Prez, 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.7
(Witness) BaptismHe and Marie le Fèvre witnessed the baptism of Jeanne de Villiers on 6 October 1697 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.8
(Witness) BaptismHe and Elisabeth Richarde witnessed the baptism of Jacques de Villiers on 14 September 1699 Drakenstein.9
NameRecordThe name of Abraham de Villiers was written in the record as Abraam Villiers between 14 September 1699 and 21 September 1709.10 
NameRecordThe name of Abraham de Villiers was written in the record as Bram Villiers 20 September 1699.11 
(Witness) BaptismHe and Marguerite Gardiol witnessed the baptism of Jean Viret on 19 June 1702 Drakenstein.1
NameRecordThe name of Abraham de Villiers was written in the record as Abraham Villiers 2 October 1707.12 
(Witness) BaptismHe and Suzanne Taillefert witnessed the baptism of Abraham de Villiers on 2 October 1707 Drakenstein.12
(Witness) BaptismHe and Hester Roùx witnessed the baptism of Abraham Cellier on 21 September 1709 Drakenstein.13
NameRecordThe name of Abraham de Villiers was written in the record as Abraham Viljers 17 January 1712.14 
(Witness) BaptismHe and Suzanne Gardiol witnessed the baptism of Sùsanna Bosman on 17 January 1712 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.14

Family

Suzanne Gardiol b. 1668, d. b 10 Sep 1729
Children

Citations

  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1702; den 19de Jùnij; gedoopt Jean Viret. deVader Etienne Viret, de moeder Marguerite Roùx. de getùygen Abraham de Villiers, en Margareta Gardiol.. 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. 159. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  3. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  4. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape (Cape Town: Cape Times Limited, 1921), p.89. He married 5th October, 1689, Susanne Gardiol of de la Coste, Provence.... Hereinafter cited as The French Refugees at the Cape.
  5. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa, p. 161.
  6. [S682] Website De VOC. Scheepvaart tussen Nederland en Azië 1595-1795 (http://www.historici.nl/Onderzoek/Projecten/DAS/) "Details of voyage 1576.2 from Goeree to Batavia
    Number     1576.2
    Name of ship     SION
    Master     Berg, Simon van den
    Tonnage     740
    Type of ship     
    Built     1686
    Yard     Delft
    Chamber     Delft
    Date of departure     04-01-1689
    Place of departure     Goeree
    Arrival at Cape     06-05-1689
    Departure from Cape     11-06-1689
    Date of arrival at destination     16-08-1689
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     At the Cape 1 seafarer deserted. The passengers who embarked at the Cape were French prisoners.
    Next homeward voyage     5871.2
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     155     1     25     4     3     130
    Soldiers     86     0     53     1     0     34
    Passengers     0     0     0     20     0     20."
  7. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape, p.74.
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 6 Octobre Lannée 1697; Janne fille de Jcaob Villiers et de Marguerita Gardiol, le temoins et Arahaam de Villiers et Mademoiselles Le Fevre.
  9. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 14 Septbre Lannèe 1699; Jacobus fils de Jacob Villiers de de Marguerite Gardiol pour temoins Abraam Villiers et Isabeau Richar pour Marraine.
  10. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 14 Septbre Lannèe 1699; Jacobus fils de Jacob Villiers de de Marguerite Gardiol pour temoins Abraam Villiers et Isabeau Richar pour Marraine
    Le 21 Septembre Lannee, 1709. Abraam fils de Josue Selliet, Et de Elizabet Couvret il on fait pressanter au Saint Bapteme pour Etre Baptize pour Monsr. Daillie Ministre du Saint E.V.q. Le temoins Et Abraam Villiers Le fils, Et Ester Roux, pour Marraine, a Drakestein.
  11. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 20 Septembre 1699; Jean fils du Bram Villiers et de Susanne Gardiol, Le temoins et Jacob Villiers et Marguerite Gardiol pour Marraine.
  12. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1707; [2dr October]; Abraham. d' Vader Jacob Villiers en Margareta Gardiol. Getuygen Abraham Villiers, en Susanne Taillefer.
  13. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 21 Septembre Lannee, 1709. Abraam fils de Josue Selliet, Et de Elizabet Couvret il on fait pressanter au Saint Bapteme pour Etre Baptize pour Monsr. Daillie Ministre du Saint E.V.q. Le temoins Et Abraam Villiers Le fils, Et Ester Roux, pour Marraine, a Drakestein.
  14. [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, Sùsanna, d'vader Hermanùs Bosman, d'moeder Elisabeth Villiers, getùygen Abraham Viljers en Sùsanna Gardiol, 17 Jan 1712.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  15. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/bosmandevriesbuys/…."
  16. [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-K.
  17. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/bosmandevriesbuys/…."
 

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