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Abraham Vivier

Birthplace: Criquetot-L'esneval
Death: Died in Leiden, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Husband of Isabeau Louvel
Father of Abraham Vivier, SV/PROG; Pierre Vivier and Jacob/Jacques Vivier

Managed by: Daniel Jacobus Botes
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About Abraham Vivier

Guillaume 'Geleyn' de la Vigne (Ghislain Geleyn de la Vigne) couldn't have been Abraham's father - de la Vigne emigrated during April 1624 to New Amsterdam and died there in 1632.

Our SV was born c 1654 and was baptised on 20 June 1754 at Criquetot-l'Esneval, Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France, according to Maurice Boucher, 'French Speakers at the Cape', University of South Africa, Pretoria, 1981 p 124.

According to Graham Botha, 'The French Refugees at the Cape', 2nd Ed 1921 p90: "Viviers. Abraham, Jacob, Pierre. Three brothers, who received assistance in 1690, farmers at Drakenstein. In 1695 the name of Pierre is found as having come from Normandy."

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Abraham Vivier's Timeline

June 20, 1654
Age 29
Normandië, France
Age 37
Normandië, France
January 20, 1665
Age 40
Leiden, Netherlands