Marie Rousse1

F, #14085, b. circa 1670
Father*Daniel Roux1 b. c 1643
Mother*Magdalene Jourdan1 b. c 1647

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Last Edited10/09/2012
Birth*Marie Rousse was born circa 1670.1
(Witness) Abjuration On 23 October 1685, at La Motte d'Aigues, Provence, France, following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, Daniel Roux, Magdalene Jourdan, and their daughters Marie Rousse and Jeanne Rousse abjured their Protestant faith.2 
(Witness) Letter On 23 December 1687, in a letter to the Heeren Zeventienen, the Rotterdam Chamber advised that the following individuals had expressed an intention to sail to the Cape on the ship China. They were: Jean Mesnard, Marie Rousse, Louise Courbonne, Marie Anthonarde, Jeanne Mesnard, George Mesnard, Jacques Mesnard, Jean Mesnard, Philippe Meinard, André Mesnard, Jehane Marque, Jean Jourdan, Pierre Jourdan, Marie Jourdan, Jeanne Rousse, Marguerite Rousse, Pierre Malan, Elisabeth Richarde, Hercules Verdeau, Pierre la Grange, Pierre Jourdan de Cabriere, Paul Jourdan, André Pellanchon and Matthieu Fracassé.3 


  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): b2 Marie ROUSSE. Hereinafter cited as "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile."
  2. [S692] Harry Booyens, "Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile", At the very same event, immediately following Marie on the list, we find Daniel Roux (42), his wife Magdalene Jourdanne (38), the eldest daughter of Pierre Jourdan “Carretier” of Belle Etoile, and their two daughters Jeanne and Marie.
  3. [S486] Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape (Cape Town: Cape Times Limited, 1921), p.140. I Jean Mesnart oudt 28 jaren en de
    I Louise Corbonne out 30 jaren zijn vrouw
    I Marie Anthonarde haer schoonmoeder out 64 jaren,
    6 kinderen van de voorenstaende persoonen Jean Mesnard en zyn vrouw, met namen
    Jeanne jongedochter van 10 jaren
    George jongen 9
    Jaques jongen 8
    Jean jongen .. 7
    Philippe jongen 6
    Andre jongkint van 5 maenden
    t zamen 9 personen in dese familie

    I Anthoine Madan out 38 jaren en
    I Elisabeth Verdette zijn vrouw out 23 jaren
    I dochterken genaamt [?] out 10 maenden
    Sa      3 in dese familie

    I Jeanne Marthe wed: van Jourdan out 60 jaren
    I Jean Jordan haer zoon out 28 jaren
    I Pierre Jourdan idem 24 do.
    I Marie Jourdan wed. out 40 jaren
    I Jeanne Rousse haer dochter out 15 jaren
    I Marie Rousse haer dochter out 10 jaren
    I Margarete Rousse haer dochter 7 jaren
    Sa      7 personen in dese familie

    I Pierre Malan out 23 jaren met zijn vrouw
    I Isabeau Richarde out 20 jaren
    Sa     2 personen in dese familie

    I Pierre Goiraud out 30 jaren met
    I Francoise Rousse sijn vrouw 28 jaren
    Sa      2 personen

    I Jaques Verdeau jongman out 20 jaren
    I Arcule Verdeau zijn broeder 16 jaren
    2 personen

    I Pierre Grange jongman out 23 jaren
    I Louise Corbon jongman zijn cousin 20 jaren
    2 personen

    I Susanne Resue jongedochter out 20 jaren

    I Pierre Jourdaan jongman out 24 jaren
    I Paul Jourdan jongman 22 do.
    I Andre Pelanchon 15 do.
         alle cousins germain [all first cousins]
    3 personen

    I Mathieu frachasse jongman out 26 jaren

    I Jean Furet jongman out 18 jaren

    I Anthoine Scaet jongman out 19 jaren

    't zamen uijtmakende vier en dertig personen jongh en out.
    . Hereinafter cited as The French Refugees at the Cape.

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