Jean Caucheteux1

M, #11416, b. 17 December 1682
Father*Esaias Engelbert Caucheteux1 b. c 1647, d. 1690
Mother*Suzanne Albert1 b. c 1650, d. 1690

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited01/05/2017
Birth*Jean Caucheteux was born on 17 December 1682 at Marck in Calais, France.1
Marriage*He married Anna Gildenhuisz, daughter of Albert Barends Gildenhuisz and Margaretha Hoefnagels, on 22 May 1712 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3
(Child) Arrival In 1690, Jean Caucheteux arrived at de Caep de Goede Hoop from de Caep de Goede Hoop with Esaias Engelbert Caucheteux and Suzanne Albert.4 
Orphan*He was orphaned in 1690 at de Caep de Goede Hoop. Along with his siblings, he was placed in the care of Nicolaes Cleef and his wife, Barbe le Févre.5 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Jean was written in the record as Jean Costeaux.6
Baptisms - WitnessJean Caucheteux and Margarita Gildenhuisz witnessed the baptism of Susanna Margrita Gildenhuyzen on 15 December 1715 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.7


  1. [S361] Machiel Christoffel (Chris) Meyer Op spoor van dié Meyers, Die Stamregister van Gerrit Hendrik Meyer, privately published by Chris Meyer, Mossel Bay, 1st Edition (2006) "pg. 12."
  2. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: 22 d:o (May)
    Jean Costeaux, van Calais, jongm:
    met Anna Gildenhuis, j: d:r
    van Cabo de Goede Hoop.
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 109, 22 May 1712, marriage entry for Jean Costeaux and Anna Gildenhuis, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  3. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. 22 May 1712:
    Jean Costeaux van Calais, jongman
    Anna Gildenhuis, jonged. van de Caap.
  4. [S361] Machiel Christoffel (Chris) Meyer Op spoor van dié Meyers "pg.11."
  5. [S361] Machiel Christoffel (Chris) Meyer Op spoor van dié Meyers "pg.12."
  6. [S361] Machiel Christoffel (Chris) Meyer Op spoor van dié Meyers "pg. 5."
  7. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1715; Den 15de Decembrj; Susanna Magrita, Doghter can Hendrick Gildenhuijsen en Susanna Costse. Getuijgen Jan Costse en Magrita Gildenhuijzen. [Note: the scribe seems to have confused the mother and grandmother of the child. Elsabe Meyer's mother was Susanna Caucheteux, variously known as Susanne/Suzanne Costers, Costeaux, etc. The Jan Costse is most likely Suzanne's brother, Jean Caucheteux, who was married to Hendrik's sister Anna.]. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.

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