Hercules des Prez

M, #7495, b. 1672, d. 9 May 1721
Father*Hercules des Prez1 b. 1645, d. b 22 Nov 1696
Mother*Cecilea d'Atis1 b. 1650, d. 1720

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Last Edited26/07/2014
Birth*Hercules des Prez was born in 1672 in Courtrai, Flandre.1,2,3
 
Marriage*He married Marie le Fèvre, daughter of David le Fèvre and Elisabeth le Bleu, in 1696.4,5
 
Marriage*He married Cornelia Viljoen, daughter of Francois Viljoen and Cornelia Campenaar, circa 1702.6
 
Death*He died on 9 May 1721 de Caep de Goede Hoop.7,1
 

Family

Cornelia Viljoen b. b 13 Oct 1686
Children
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 19 February 1688 the Schelde departed Wielingen enroute to the Cape where it docked on 5 June 1688. Among those on board were Hercules des Prez, Cecilea d'Atis, Hercules des Prez, Elizabeth des Prez, Marie Jeanne des Prez and Philippe des Prez.8,2,9 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.13 April 1697, the name of Hercules was written in the record as Hercules de Pret.10
15 September 1697, the name of Hercules was written in the record as Ercules Depre.11
Hercules des Prez was also known as Hercules de Pret.12
14 November 1700, the name of Hercules was written in the record as Hercùles dù Pre.13
15 April 1703, the name of Hercules was written in the record as Hercules des Pre.14
Between 4 May 1704 and 2 October 1707, the name of Hercules was written in the record as Hercules des Pres.15
Baptisms - WitnessHercules des Prez and Marie le Fèvre witnessed the baptism of Justina Cleef on 13 April 1697 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.10,16
He and Elsje Cloete witnessed the baptism of Elsij Snijman on 1 August 1697 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.17,18,19
He and Marie le Fèvre witnessed the baptism of Jean Nourtier on 15 September 1697 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.11
He and Jacquemine des Prez witnessed the baptism of Marie Theron on 24 August 1698 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.20
He and Maria Eekhoùt witnessed the baptism of Margaretha Hattingh on 14 November 1700 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.13
He and Cecilea d'Atis witnessed the baptism of Hercules du Preez on 10 April 1701 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.21
He and Cornelia Viljoen witnessed the baptism of Cornelia Venter on 15 October 1701 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.22,23
He and Cornelia Viljoen witnessed the baptism of Cicilia Vivie on 15 April 1703 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.14
He and Cecilea d'Atis witnessed the baptism of Hercules des Pres on 2 October 1707 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.24
He and Catarina Olivier witnessed the baptism of Jan Swanepoel on 15 October 1713 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.25 See: Baptism of Jan Swanepoel
He and Cornelia Viljoen witnessed the baptism of Anna Catharina Keun on 28 June 1717 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.26
He and Cornelia Viljoen witnessed the baptism of Maghdalena du Plies on 24 October 1717 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.27
He and Cornelia Viljoen witnessed the baptism of Anna van Staden on 24 July 1718 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.28

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. [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.269. Hereinafter cited as French Speakers at the Cape.
  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. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/kfp/I117.html."
  5. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa, p. 163.
  6. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/kfp/I117.html##I116, accessed on 15 March 2009."
  7. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape (Cape Town: Cape Times Limited, 1921), p. 65. Hereinafter cited as The French Refugees at the Cape.
  8. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006): Details of voyage 1558.2 from Wielingen to Batavia

    Number     1558.2
    Name of ship     SCHELDE
    Master     Scheiteruit, Aarnoud
    Tonnage     733
    Type of ship     jacht
    Built     1682
    Yard     Zeeland
    Chamber     Zeeland
    Date of departure     19-02-1688
    Place of departure     Wielingen
    Arrival at Cape     05-06-1688
    Departure from Cape     01-07-1688
    Date of arrival at destination     16-09-1688
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     Via S. Tiago.
    Next homeward voyage     5853.2
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     107          5     3     8     97
    Soldiers     105          4     4     2     103
    Passengers     29          27     3     1     4
    Gegevens over de opvarenden bij het Nationaal Archief. Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."
  9. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape, p.65.
  10. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Le 13 Auvril Lannee 1697; Justina fille de Nicolas Klef Et Barbara Lefeure, Letemoins Et hercules de Prez et Marie LeFeure.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  11. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 15 Septembre Lannee 1697; Jean fils de Daniel Nortie Et Marie Vitou Le Temoins Et Ercules depre, & Marie LeFeure.
  12. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 24 ditau [a'oust Lannee 1698]; Marie fille de Jacque Teront Et de Marie Janne, Le temoins Et Hercules de Pret Et Jacquemine, de pres pour Marain.
    Le 10 Avril 1701; Hercules fils de Philippe de Pret, et de Elizabet Prevost le temoins Hercules de Pret et la gran mere Sijsillia de Pre pour Marraine.
  13. [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, Margareta dochter van Hans Hendrik Hatting en Maria d' Lanouij, getuijgen Hercùles dù Pre en Maria Eekhoùt, den 14 Novemb 1700.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  14. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1703; 15de Appril. Cicilia. d'Vader Abraham Vivie, Moeder Jakomijn des Prè. Getùygen Hercùles des Prè, Cornelia Viljon.
  15. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1704; 4de Maij; Cecilia; d' Vader Hercules des Prés, de Moeder Cornelia Viljon
    1707; 2 Octobr.: Hercules; d' Vader Francois des Pres, en d' Moeder Marie Cordier. Gertuygen Hercules des Pres, en Cicilia Datijs.
  16. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Lorna:
    17.5.1711 trou "Teunis de Bruijn van Vreedenburg jongm. met Justina Cleeff van Cabo jonge dogter." Hy het op Paarl Diamand geboer, maar het ook later Vredenburg naby Firgrove besit. Justina = 13.4.1697 d/v Nicolaas Cleef en Barbara le Febre.
  17. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le premier Decembre Lannee 1697 Elsij fille de Christoffle Sçirinaan et de Marguerite Savoye Le temoins et Hercules de Pret et Elsij Jacob. [DR:Corrected transcription from Cape Mothers]
  18. [S203] Mansell Upham 'Cape Mothers: Groote Catrijn van Paliacatta (c. 1631-1683), her slave Maria van Bengale & her daughter-in-law Marguerite-Thérèse de Savoye (1673-1742)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), October 2014. "Le premier Decembre Lannee 1697 Elsij fille de Christoffle Sçirinaan et de Marguerite Savoye Le temoins et Hercules de Pret et Elsij Jacob."
  19. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), Page 907. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K.
  20. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 24 ditau [a'oust Lannee 1698]; Marie fille de Jacque Teront Et de Marie Janne, Le temoins Et Hercules de Pret Et Jacquemine, de pres pour Marain.
  21. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 10 Avril 1701; Hercules fils de Philippe de Pret, et de Elizabet Prevost le temoins Hercules de Pret et la gran mere Sijsillia de Pre pour Marraine.
  22. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Cornelia, gedoopt den 15e Octob 1701 d' vader Hendrik Venter, d' moeder Anna Viljon, getùygen Hercùles des Prez, en Cornelia Viljon.
  23. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K, p. 1012.
  24. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1707; 2 Octobr.: Hercules; d' Vader Francois des Pres, en d' Moeder Marie Cordier. Gertuygen Hercules des Pres, en Cicilia Datijs.
  25. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Jan, d'Vader Pieter Swanepoel, d'Moeder Maria Lysbilla Sahxse, getù Hercùles de Preè, met Katryna Olivier: 15 8br 1713.
  26. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Dio [Den 28ste Junij]; Anna Catharina, Doghter van Hans Keun en Sùsanna Putters. Getuijgen Hercules Des Pree en Cornelia Fijon.
  27. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1717; Den 24ste Octbr: Maghdalena, doghter van Charel Duplies en Cicilia Van Marseveen. Getuijgen Hercules Des Pree en Cornelia Viljon.
  28. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Anna, Willem van Staden de Vader, Cornelia Venter de Moeder, Hercùles des Pree, en Cornelia Pasman sijn getùygen 24 Jùly 1718.
  29. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 728. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  30. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1704; 4de Maij; Cecilia; d' Vader Hercules des Prés, de Moeder Cornelia Viljon.
 

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