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Anne Martin, SM/PROG

Also Known As: "du Puis"
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Calais, Picardie, France
Death: circa 1712 (54-70)
Cape of Good Hope
Immediate Family:

Wife of Jean du Puis, a1 and Salomon de Gournay, SV/PROG
Mother of Anne Madeleine du Puis, b1 SM; Jean du Puis; Jean du Puis; Susanne du Puis, SM and NN de Gournay

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About Anne Martin, SM/PROG

8 th great grandmother to Peter Dennis. My mitochondrial eve ! She arrived in 1692 as a widow. In 1693 she marries Salomon de Gournay

  • Coertzen, Pieter. 1988. Die Hugenote Van Suid Afrika 1688-1988: Cape Town, Tafelberg.

du Puis or du Puys, Anne Martin, widow of Jean du Puis, by whom she had Anne Madeleine and Susanna. She remarried Salomon de Gournay, q.v. (see will in Stellenbosch Archives made out in her name and that of her second husband). See Stellenbosch 18/3: Testamenten, 1708-1714, no. 17.

- Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape. Published 1921 on

Monsterrol 1695

't District Drakenstein

p 151 'Salomon Gouverne & Anna Martijn 1 k.'

Monsterrol van de vrije luijden opgemaaket 23 Januarij 1702

't District Drakenstein

p 8 'Salomon de Gorne & Anna Dupuij'


Monsterrol 1712

't District Drakenstein

p 253 'Salomon de Gourne' no wife

Gournai or de Gournay, Salomon, came in the Zuid Beveland in 1688, an agriculturist at Drakenstein; in 1694 was granted by Governor van der Stel the farm Salomon's Valley at Drakenstein. He married Anna Martin, widow of Jean du Puis (du Puys), and had a child in 1693. His eldest brother, Jean de Gournay, was living in 1712 in London, where Salomon returned in 1718. He held the office of elder in the Drakenstein congregation. Signed himself as de Gournay.

- Colin Graham Botha, The French Refugees at the Cape. Published 1921 on

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Anne Martin, SM/PROG's Timeline

Calais, Picardie, France
Age 27
Paris, France
May 31, 1679
Age 29
Guines, France
March 15, 1682
Age 32
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
July 11, 1688
Age 38
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Age 43
Age 62
Cape of Good Hope