Abraham Vivier (1625 - d.)

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Birthplace: Criquetot-L'esneval
Death: Died in Leiden, Netherlands
Managed by: Daan (Daniel Jacobus) Botes b2..h3
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About Abraham Vivier

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Guillaume 'Geleyn' de la Vigne (http://www.geni.com/people/Guillaume-Geleyn-de-la-Vigne/6000000004371229221) 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."

See Archives départementales de Seine-Maritime http://www.archivesdepartementales76.net/

- JS

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Abraham Vivier's Timeline

1625
1625
Criquetot-L'esneval
1654
June 20, 1654
Age 29
Normandië, Europa
1662
1662
Age 37
Normandië, France
1665
1665
Age 40
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Leiden, Netherlands