Estienne Niel1

M, #8608, b. circa 1668, d. 1738

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited02/12/2013
Birth*Estienne Niel was born circa 1668 in Dauphiné, France.2
 
Marriage*He married Marie-Madeleine Marais, daughter of Charles Marais and Catherine Taboureux, in 1700 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
 
Death*He died in 1738 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
 

Family

Marie-Madeleine Marais b. 1682, d. 7 Jul 1716
Children
(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, Estienne Niel, 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, Abraham de Villiers, 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, 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.4
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Estienne was written in the record as Etienne Nel.
Baptisms - WitnessEstienne Niel and Elisabeth Taillefert and Marie-Madeleine Marais witnessed the baptism of Elizabet Viret on 25 August 1697 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
He and Marie-Madeleine Marais witnessed the baptism of Estienne Marais on 16 December 1703 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6

Citations

  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1703; 21de Janry; Synde een dogter waar van d'Vader Estienne Niel, de Moeder Magdalena Marais, d'getùijgen Claù Marais, en Anna Retif.
    1703; 16de December; Estienne. d' Vader Charles Mrais, d' Moeder Anne de Rùel. Tetùygen Estienne Niel, en Marie Marais
    1705; 8de Febry; Estienne. de Vader Estienne Niel, de Moeder Marie Marais: Getuygen Charles Marais, en Anne de Ruel.
    1707; 10de July; Rachel. d'Vader Estienne Niel, en d' Moeder Marie Marais.
    1711; 8de 9br; Jean. d'Vader Estienne Niel, d' Moeder Marie Marais, getuygen Jean Durand, en Marie Marais.. 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. 166. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  3. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa, p. 165.
  4. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape (Cape Town: Cape Times Limited, 1921), p.74. Hereinafter cited as The French Refugees at the Cape.
  5. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 25 ditau [d'aoust Lannée 1697]; Elizabet fille de Etienne Viret Et de Marguerite Rous Le temoins Etienne Niel Et Marie Elizabet. (Note: the female witness has been identified as a candidate because a Marie-Elizabet witnessed two baptisms on this day, and in the second,the first witness was Isac Taillefer.).
  6. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1703; 16de December; Estienne. d' Vader Charles Marais, d' Moeder Anne de Rùel. Tetùygen Estienne Niel, en Marie Marais.
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  8. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 630. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
 

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