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Pierre de Villiers, SV/PROG 1

Birthplace: La Rochelle, Bourgogne, France
Death: Died in Drakenstein, Western Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Pierre de Villiers and Elizabeth Secault
Husband of Maria Elizabeth De Villiers and Elisabeth Taillefert, b1 SM
Father of Elisabeth Soullier, SV1b1; Susanna de Villiers, SV1b2; Pierre de Villiers, SV1b3; Isaac de Villiers SV1b4; Jean de Villiers, SV1b2 and 2 others
Brother of Abraham de Villiers SV/PROG 2; Jacques de Villiers, SV/PROG 3 and Paul de Villiers
Half brother of Maria de Villiers, SM/PROG

Occupation: Arrive 06/05/1689 on the Zion in Cape Town
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About Pierre de Villiers, SV/PROG 1

Pierre de Villiers boer saam met sy broers op La Rochelle. Hy besit ook Bourgogne, Picardie-la-Brie.

Pierre de Villiers, gebore omstreeks 1657, van La Rochelle was 'n Franse Hugenoot wat in 1689 op die Zion uitgekom het saam met sy twee broers Abraham (wat net dogters nagelaat het) en Jacob. Pierre was getroud in 1694 met Elizabeth Taillefert, dogter van die vlugteling Isaac Taillefert. Pierre is op 22/1/1720 oorlede. Hy was gevestig op Bourgogne (1694) in Franschoek en later Picardie in Paarl, en het 3 seuns en 4 dogters nagelaat.


Genealogy of the de Villiers Family with many images


Married to Isabeau Taillefert, 1692

Son Pierre de Villiers born 26 December 1695 -------------------- Boer saam met sy broers op Bourgogne en Picardi-la-Brie, Paarl De Villiers - Huguenots from La Rochelle, France. Three brothers fled to Holland. In 1688 they sailed from Texel for the Cape with an introduction as vine growers. Became a prominent family at the Cape.

«b»Pierre DE VILLIERS (Stamvader) «/b»Born: 1657, La Rochelle, France Marriage: Elisabeth TAILLEFER in 1694 in Cape Colony Died: 22 Jan 1720, Picardie Le Brie, Paarl at age 63 «b»Noted events in his life were:«/b»

 Emigration: from Holland on the ship "Zion", 8 Jan 1689, La Rochelle, France. The ship arrived at Table Bay on 6 May 1689.

Pierre married Elisabeth TAILLEFER, daughter of Isaac TAILLEFER (Stamvader) and Susanne BRIET, in 1694 in Cape Colony. (Elisabeth TAILLEFER was born in 1674 in Picardie Le Brie, France and died in 1735 in Paarl, Cape Province.)

-------------------- Married to Isabeau Taillefert, 1692

Son Pierre de Villiers II born 26 December 1695


1. Pierre ~ 26/12/1695 + 22/4/1765 boer Picardie en ook La Paris (1736-55), x 1724 Heter Roux weduwee van Johann Heinrich Mylius 2. Jean ~ 26/6/1699, boer La Brie, Paarl x 7/8/1735 Hester Mylius 3. Madeleine (Magdalena) ~ 7/8/1701 + 1750 x 17/11/1726 David de Villiers, haar neef. Hulle het op Vrede en Lust geboer. 4. Izaak ~ 1703 + voor Sept 1755, besit 1728-30 De Zoete Inval, Paarl, later ook Kaalruens, Caledon x 17/1/1751 Maria van den Heever 5. Anna ~ 17/8/1705 6. Susanna + 1752 ongetroud 7. Elizabeth x Durand Sollier

Verwysings: De Villiers/Pama Heese/Lombard Verwysingsmateriaal, Boksburg biblioteek Verwysingsmateriaal, Springs LDS FHC biblioteek

Saamgestel deur: Martina Louw (nee van Breda) Kennethl@xtra.co.nz

,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Children according to SAG Volume14 pages 360 - 408

b1 - Elisabeth *c1691 + c1744 x Durand Soullier c 1716 b2 Susanna *c 1693 + c 1752 b3 Pierre *c 1695 + 1763 b4 Isaac *c 1797 + 1755 b5 Jean/Jan * c 1699 + c 1744 b6 Marie * c 1701 + c 1749 x David de Villiers b7 Magdalena * c 1705

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Pierre de Villiers, SV/PROG 1's Timeline

La Rochelle, Bourgogne, France
May 6, 1689
Age 32
Cape Town, South Africa

Jacques was the youngest of the three De Villiers brothers to first arrive in South Africa on the 120-foot long Dutch East Indiaman, the Zion. He boarded the Zion in Texel, Holland on 16 December 1688, and departed for Cape Town, South Africa on 8 January 1689. Jacques and his brothers Pierre and Abraham were the only passengers on the Zion.

May 6, 1689
Age 32
Cape Town, South Africa

De Villiers brothers arrive in Cape Town, South Africa on Frigate Zion

Age 34
Age 34
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Age 36
Age 38
Paarl, South Africa, Cape
Age 40
June 28, 1699
Age 42
Paarl, Breede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 44
Cape, South Africa