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Jean Néel, SV1b2

Also Known As: "Nel", "Neel"
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Holland
Death: Died in Stellenbosch, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Guillaume 'Willem' Nel, SV/PROG 1 and Jeanne de la Batte SM/PROG
Husband of Susanna Fourie, b1 SM
Father of Louis Nel; Willem Nel, b2c1; Jan hendrik Nel, b2c2; Louis Nel, a1b2c3; Susanna Nel, b2c4 and 3 others
Brother of David Nel, SV1b1; Esaias (Izak) Nel, a1b4; Johanna Nel, SV1b3 SM; Cornelia Nel, SV1b4 SM; Judith Nel, SV1b5 SM and 6 others
Half brother of Essias Nel, a1b3

Occupation: Farmer, Farmer/Heemraad
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About Jean Néel, SV1b2

Boer in the Stellenbosch district. Besit die plase Rustenburg en Keerweerder, aangrensend Blaauwklippen. Koop die plaas Vergelegen wat voorheen aan Simon Van Der Stel behoort het.

1718 deacon

1724 elder of the Stellenbosch congregation

During 1722 appointed district councillor Stellenbosch


Jean Niel kom as jong seun in 1688 aan wal in die Kaap de Goede Hoop vanaf "De Schelde" vergesel deur sy vader Guillaume Niel, sy moeder Jeanne Niel(de la Batte) en suster Jeanne Niel wat aan boord ter see gebore is. Hy het ook gedurende 1722 op die Heemraad van Stellenbosch gedien.

Familie Nel van Nelspruit (1982) - Hans Bornman - bl 11.

Jean Néel -

Son of Guillaume Néel (1663 - c.1734) and Jeanne de la Batte born c. 1663

  • Born before 4 May 1687 at Amsterdam, Holland.
  • Married Susanna Fourie, daughter of Louis Fourie and Suzanne Cordier, in 1716.
  • Died in 1740.

Name Variants

  • Jan Nel.
  • Jean Nel.

Jeanne Néel and Jean Néel arrived at the Cape in 1688 from Amsterdam on board the Schelde (speculation by Pieter Coertzen) with Guillaume Néel and Jeanne de la Batte.

In 1722 Jean was a member of the Heemraad, Stellenbosch. in 1722.

Children with Susanna Fourie

  • Willem Nel - Bapt. 25 Apr 1717
  • Jan Nel - Bapt. 13 Nov 1718
  • Lowies Nel - Bapt. 16 Feb 1721
  • Susanna Nel - Bapt. 4 Oct 1722
  • Martinus Nel - Bapt. 19 Nov 1724

◦Johanna Margaretha Nel - Bapt. 26 Mar 1730

Webpage Olive Tree Ships - Borssenburg ( "Borssenburg - 2nd ship to leave Netherlands but 3rd ship to arrive at Cape, 150 feet long, could carry 80 passengers, sailed January 6, 1688, arrived Cape May 12, 1688. no disease nor death on board

* Pierre Rousseau
* Marie Rousseau
* Francois Retif
* Anne Retif
* Pierre Meyer
* Michel Martineau, Blois
* Pierre Lombard
* Marie Couteau of Soubeyran, Dauphine
* Daniel Hugot of Champagne 

From Coertzen, Pieter - "The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988", Tafelberg Publishers Limited, Cape Town, 1988

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Jean Néel, SV1b2's Timeline

May 4, 1687
Amsterdam, Holland
May 4, 1687
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Holland
April 25, 1715
Age 27
Cape of Good Hope
April 25, 1717
Age 29
Stellenbosch, Cape Of Good Hope
September 13, 1718
Age 31
South Africa
February 16, 1721
Age 33
Swellendam, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa
February 16, 1721
Age 33
Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
October 4, 1722
Age 35
Cape, South Africa
November 19, 1724
Age 37
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
March 26, 1730
Age 42
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa