Louis le Riche, SV/PROG (1673 - 1732) MP

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Nicknames: "Louwys de Ryck"
Birthplace: La Fente, France
Death: Died in Drakenstein, Cape Colony, South Africa
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About Louis le Riche, SV/PROG

Alternate spellings surname: La Riche / Le Riche

Place of origin: The Thimerais region (Normandie)? Date of arrival: 1698 Ship: Driebergen Settled at: Kromrivier in the Wagenmakersvallei Married to Suzanne Fouché Two sons, three daughters

Source: The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988 by Pieter Coertzen p.164

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LE RICHE: Louis, the progenitor, came from the Thimerais region in France (perhaps in Ill-de-France, next to Normandy) on the ship ‘Driebergen’ in 1698 as Louwys de Ryck. He settled in Kromrivier in Wagenmakersvallei, and married Suzanne Fouché aka Susanna Fouche (b1689) in 1708. They had 2 sons & 3 daughters, of whom 1 daughter died young. [Sharon Doubell 2013 Compiled from

  • Pieter Coertzen, Die Hugenote van Suid Afrika 1688-1988 Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1988),
  • Krige, Ode. Die Hugenote, 1688-1988 Ter Viering Van N Onblusbare Gees: Nasionale Feeskomitee Hugenote 300.

See SA French Huguenots Project ]

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Eienaar van Groenfontein 1717 tot 1732. Sy weduwee, Suzanne Fouche dra die plaas oor aan hul jongste seun, Joseph le Riche wat toe ook L'Arc d' Orleans in Klein Drakenstein besit. Joseph se weduwee trou met Adriaan Louw from http://houliston.lisaandroger.com/getperson.php?personID=I490&tree=Rossouw – no sources

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Louis le Riche

	Born:	Oct 8 1673	In:	 	 France
	Died:	1732 (at age ‎~59‏)	In:	 	 Groene Fontein, Drakenstein.
From http://www.myheritage.com/person-5000001_138403261_138403261/louis-le-riche - no sources

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Louis le Riche SV/PROG's Timeline

1673
1673
La Fente, France
1708
1708
Age 35
Kaapkolonie,Suid-Afrika
1709
September 22, 1709
Age 36
Paarl, WC, South Africa
1717
1717
Age 44
1722
1722
Age 49
1732
October 8, 1732
Age 59
Drakenstein, Cape Colony, South Africa
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