François-Jean des Prez

M, #7496, b. 1677
Father*Hercules des Prez1 b. 1645, d. b 22 Nov 1696
Mother*Cecilea d'Atis1 b. 1650, d. 1720

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited02/12/2013
Birth*François-Jean des Prez was born in 1677 in Courtrai, Flandre.1
Marriage*He married Marie Cordier, daughter of Louis Cordier and Francoise Martinet, circa 1705.2


Marie Cordier b. c 1684
Names in the record, in publications, etc.2 October 1707, the name of François-Jean was written in the record as Francois des Pres.3
8 November 1711, the name of François-Jean was written in the record as Francois des Prets.4


  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. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 730. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  3. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1707; 2 Octobr.: Hercules; d' Vader Francois des Pres, en d' Moeder Marie Cordier. Gertuygen Hercules des Pres, en Cicilia Datijs. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  4. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1711; 8 9br; Francois; d' Vader Francois des Prets, Moeder Marie Cordier, getuygen Louis [Fourie?] [page appears to have been cut at this point].

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