Abraham de Clerq, (a1)

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Abraham de Clerq, (a1)

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Birthplace: Serooskerke, Walcheren, Zeeland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Serooskerke, Walcheren, Nederland
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Son of Pieter de Clercq and Sara Barendsz Cochet, SM/PROG
Brother of Abraham de Klerk, SV/PROG (a2); Jeanne 'Jannetje' le Clercq, a3 SM and Joost le Clercq, a4
Half brother of Helena Oberholzer, b1 SM; Guillaum du Toit; Geertruy Rousseau and Susanna Elberts

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About Abraham de Clerq, (a1)

Sara Cochet’s first husband was Pieter de Klerk of Serooskerke, north of Middelburg, who died in or before 1687, the year of her arrival at the Cape. The name De Klerk was doubtless originally Le Clercq and the family of French language descent, probably from the north-east of France or the Spanish Netherlands. It is difficult to determine to what extent the De Klerks of the Cape were French-speaking. In addition to Abraham, born at Serooskerke, there was another son Joost at the Cape from the same locality in Zeeland and a daughter Jeanne, born in Middelburg. Sara Cochet, who married Guillaume Dutoit on May 16, 1688, was born in Oost- Souburg, north-east of the port of Flushing. * Boucher.M (1981). French speakers at the Cape: The European Background. Pretoria, UNISA. CHAPTER NINE Cape settlers V: from Flanders to Alsace on the turbulent frontier pp261-2

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Abraham de Clerq, (a1)'s Timeline

1669
1669
Serooskerke, Walcheren, Zeeland, The Netherlands
1671
October 11, 1671
Age 2
Serooskerke, Walcheren, Nederland
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