Pierre Jourdan1

M, #8282, b. circa 1620

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Last Edited13/09/2012
Birth*Pierre Jourdan was born circa 1620 in La Roque d'Anthéron, Provence, France.2
 
Marriage*He married Susanna Pascal in 1659 Cabrières d'Aigues, Provence, France.3
 

Family

Susanna Pascal b. c 1637
Children
Abjuration* On 22 October 1685, at Cabrières d'Aigues, Luberon, following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, Pierre Jourdan, Susanna Pascal, and their sons Pierre Jourdan de Cabriere and Anthoine Jourdan abjured their Protestant faith.4 
(Refugees) ShipVoyage On 20 March 1688 the China departed Goeree enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 4 August 1688. Among those on board were a group of eight orphan girls sent to the Cape following requests by Jan van Riebeeck (1659) and Simon van der Stel (1685) that the Heeren XVII send between 20 and 40 marriageable girls to the Cape. When they were finally sent in 1688 the Heeren XVII wrote that they had been selected because of their experience in farming and it was suggested they be encouraged to marry farmers. They were: Ariaante Jansse, Willemyntje Ariens de Wit, Ariaantje Jacobs, Judith Verbeek, Engeltje Cornelisse van der Bout, Catharina Jansz van der Zee, Petronella Cornelisz and Anna Elkop. Also, on board were 28 Huguenot refugees from Provence, of whom 8, mostly women, died enroute. The refugees who commenced this 19 week voyage were Matthieu Fracassé, Pierre Jaubert, Susanne Reyne, Pierre Jourdan, Marie Jourdan, Jeanne Rousse, Marie Rousse, Marguerite Rousse, André Pellanchon, Paul Jourdan, Pierre la Grange, Jehane Marque, Jean Jourdan, Pierre Jourdan, Jean Mesnard, Louise Courbonne, Marie Anthonarde, Pierre Malan, Elisabeth Richarde, Jacques Malan and Paul Roux.5,6,7 

Citations

  1. [S692] Harry Booyens, "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile", Familia (Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile) Familia 49 (3) (2012): Pierre Jourdan “Cavalier” de La Roque d'Antheron; *ca.1620 La Roque d'Antheron x Susanna Pascal *ca. 1637. The couple lived in Cabrières d'Aigues in Provence, France by 1661.. Hereinafter cited as "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile."
  2. [S692] Harry Booyens, "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile", Pierre was born ca. 1620 in La Roque d'Antheron as son of Jehan Jourdan from La Roque and Jeanne Crespin
    SOURCE: Calculated from his age given at his 1685 abjuration below.Pierre (then 65), his wife Susanne Pascal (then 48) and their two children Pierre (24) and Anthoine (16) abjured in Cabrieres d'Aigues on 22 October 1685 in front of Notary Lafourest.
    SOURCE: The records of Notary Enjoubert of Pertuis; reference 3E56/299.
  3. [S692] Harry Booyens, "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile", Pierre married Susanne Pascal in 1659 in Cabrieres d'Aigues
    SOURCE: The records of Notary Enjoubert of Pertuis; reference 3E56/264 . folio 397.
  4. [S692] Harry Booyens, "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile", Pierre (then 65), his wife Susanne Pascal (then 48) and their two children Pierre (24) and Anthoine (16) abjured in Cabrières d'Aigues on 22 October 1685 in front of Notary Lafourest.
  5. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search).
  6. [S568] Webpage Weesmeisies (http://www.eggsa.org/articles/Weesmeisies.htm#seven).
  7. [S766] Harry Booyens 'God Bless the Good Ship China', First Fifty Years, (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui125.htm), March 2012, "http://www.e-family.co.za/remarkablewriting/…."
  8. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 4 J-K (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), p. 144. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K.
  9. [S692] Harry Booyens, "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile", Pierre (then 65), his wife Susanne Pascal (then 48) and their two children Pierre (24) and Anthoine (16) abjured in Cabrieres d'Aigues on 22 October 1685 in front of Notary Lafourest.
    . SOURCE: The records of Notary Enjoubert of Pertuis; reference 3E56/299.
    .. Son Anthoine married in 1695. In the marriage act dated 27 November 1695, Susanne Pascal, who was then already widowed, named Anthoine her heir.
 

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