Paul le Febre
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About Paul le Febre
According to Pieter Coertzen's book - comes from Chateau-Thierry in Brie (Champagne) to SA in 1696 on the ship Vosmaer - settles in Nagelegen Stellenbosch. Returns to Europe in 1705. Married to Isabeau Sezille. Has 2 sons and 1 daughter.
le Febre, or le Febure, Paul, a surgeon of Chaurry, married firstly Elizabeth Taillefert, daughter of Jean Taillefert, apothecary at Chateau Thierry, from where Isaac Taillefert, q.v., came. Paul arrived in the service of the Dutch East India Company, and practised as a surgeon at Stellenbosch. He married secondly Elizabeth Sezille (Sisilha), and two children of this marriage were baptised at the Cape in 1699 and 1701 respectively. In 1705 with his wife and two children he returned to Europe.
- The French Refugees at the Cape by Colin Graham Botha. Published 1921 on http://debuys.blogspot.com/2011_09_01_archive.html