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Abraham Vivier I

Birthdate: (29)
Birthplace: Criquetot-L'esneval
Death: June 20, 1654 (29)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elizabeth Isabeau Vivier
Father of Abraham Vivier, SV/PROG; Pierre Vivier and Jacques Vivier

Managed by: Daniel Jacobus Botes
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About Abraham Vivier I


Guillaume 'Geleyn' de la Vigne (William Vigne) 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/

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Abraham Vivier I's Timeline

June 20, 1654
Age 29
Normandië, France
June 20, 1654
Age 29
Age 29
Le Preche, Normandië, France
January 20, 1665
Age 29
Le Preche, Normandie, France