David Prevost, b1

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David Prevost, b1

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Marck, Picardie, France
Death: Died in Marck, Picardie, France
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Son of Charles Prevost, SV/PROG and Marie le Fébre SM/PROG
Brother of Marie Prevot b2; Abraham Prevot; Anna Prevot; Elisabeth Prevot, b5; Jacob Prevot, b6 and 1 other
Half brother of Matthijs Hendrik Eckhoff; Bernardus De Peronne Eckhoff; Maria Magdalena De Peronne Eckhoff; Bernardus de Peronne; Maria Magdalena de Peronne, b2 and 1 other

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About David Prevost, b1

Richard Ball - notes

"Botha, C.G. - The French Refugees at the Cape page 81 David Pruvost, born at Marcq, March, 1675, died 1685

Boucher, M -The Cape Huguenots from the Calaisis, in Familia p. 15 The son David, born at Marck on March 10, 1675 died there ... on February 9, 1685. (I assume that this fact came from the Guines registers)"

SAG Volume 8 pi-Q pp 449 lists him as b1

Geslagsregisters van ou Kaapse Families list him as b1


Prevost in Boucher

Charles Prevost was born about the year 1650 to Henri Prevost and Jeanne de Fief. He came from a village described in the Guines registers as Dombroy, probably Dombrie, near Saint-Amand-les-Eaux, south-east of Lille towards Valenciennes. In 1673 he was working in Dunkirk as a master wheelwright and on October 8 of that year married Marie le Fevre, a year his junior and the daughter of David le Fevre and Elisabeth le Bleu of Marck. As all their children from France were born near Calais, it seems likely that their father left Dunkirk soon after his marriage.

The Prevosts were accompanied on the voyage to the Cape by a son Abraham, who celebrated his ninth birthday at sea, and by two younger daughters, Anne and Elisabeth. A second son Jacob was born on shipboard on May 29, 1688. Abraham was born at Marck on May 24, 1679, Anne in the same village on February 18, 1681 and Elisabeth. in the hamlet of Les Attaques, south of Marck, on October 31, 1683. Two other children died before the departure for the Cape: David, born at Marck on March 10, 1675, and Marie, born at lower Marck on February 10, 1678 and baptized in Calais a week later. Marie’s death is not recorded in the Guines registers, but David died at Marck on February 9, 1685, shortly before his tenth birthday.

Although Charles Prevost came from the Lille region, it would seem that the family was originally from the Calaisis, perhaps from Hames- Boucres, north-west of Guines. There were certainly branches there and in Calais itself. ..

  • 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 pp253-4
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David Prevost, b1's Timeline

1675
March 10, 1675
Marck, Picardie, France
1685
February 9, 1685
Age 9
Marck, Picardie, France