Pierre de Villiers

M, #7444, b. 1657, d. 22 January 1720
Father*PN de Villiers1 b. c 1630

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited11/06/2016
Birth*Pierre de Villiers was born in 1657 in La Rochelle, France.1
 
Marriage*He married Elisabeth Taillefert, daughter of Isaac Taillefert and Suzanne Briet, in 1694.2
 
Death*He died on 22 January 1720.1
 

Family

Elisabeth Taillefert b. c 1674, d. 1735
Children
(Refugees) 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 Pierre de Villiers, Abraham de Villiers and Jacques de Villiers.3 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Between 28 June 1699 and 8 November 1711, the name of Pierre was written in the record as Pierre Villiers.4
Baptisms - WitnessPierre de Villiers and Suzanne Seugnet witnessed the baptism of Gabriel Rousseau on 14 August 1701 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
He and Elisabeth Taillefert witnessed the baptism of Elisabeth Cronjé on 8 November 1711 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Anne Cronjé on 27 January 1715 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.7
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Elisabeth Talifer on 11 December 1718 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.8
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Petrùs Stredon on 10 December 1719 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.9

Citations

  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. 169.
  3. [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 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."
  4. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Le ditau [Le 28 Juin Lanee 1699;] Jean fils de Pierre Villiers et de Marie Elizabet Taillefer pour temoins Jean Taillefer et Geertru DuToy pour marraine.
    Le 7 Aoust 1701; Marie fille de Pierre Villiers et de Elizabet Taillefer, Le temoins et Pierre Taillefer, et Elizabet de Villiers pour Marraine.
    Le 14 ditau [A'oust]1701; Gabriel fils de Pierre Rousseau et de Anne Retif, le temoins et Pierrre Villers Et Susanna Seugnet pour Marraine.
    1705 - [18 ditto Octobr]; Anne; de Vader Pierre Villiers, d' Moeder Elisabeth Taillefer' getuygen Claude Marais en Anna Rousseau.
    1711; [7de 9br]; Elisabeth, d' vader Pierre Croignee: d' moeder Susanna Taillefer, getuygen Pierre Villiers, en Elisabeth Taillefer.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  5. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 14 ditau [A'oust]1701; Gabriel fils de Pierre Rousseau et de Anne Retif, le temoins et Pierrre Villers Et Susanna Seugnet pour Marraine.
  6. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1711; [7de 9br]; Elisabeth, d' vader Pierre Croignee: d' moeder Susanna Taillefer, getuygen Pierre Villiers, en Elisabeth Taillefer.
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1715; Den 27ste Dito [Jann], Anna, Doghter van Pieter Croonie, en Sùsanna Tailfer. Getuijgen Pieter Viliers, en Elisabeth Viliers.
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1718; Dito [Den 11de Decemb]; Elisabeth, Doghter van Pieter Talifer en Maria Marais. Getùijgen Pieter De Villers en Maria De Villers.
  9. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1719; Den 10de Dito [Decemb]; Petrùs, Zoon van Mathijs Stredon, en Elisabeth Noortje. Getùijgen Pieter De Villers De jonge en Martha Dùtoit. [The transcribers offer this date as the 23rd or 13th December - but it seems clear that it is the 10th.]
  10. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms.
 

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