Esther Bruere, b1

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Esther Bruere (des Ruelle), b1

Also Known As: "Ester Bruere", "des Ruelle(s)"
Birthplace: Guisnes, France
Death: circa 1695 (18-27)
Stellenbosch, Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
Place of Burial: Paarl, Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Daniel de Ruelle, SV/PROG and Anne Goudalle
Wife of Estienne Bruére, SV/PROG
Sister of Daniel de Ruelle, b3; Pierre des Ruelles, b4; Marie de Ruelle, b5 and Anne des Ruelles, b2 PROG

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About Esther Bruere, b1

See original baptism entry from the registers of the Protestant Church at Guines:

Boucher's French Speakers at the Cape - page 250

The refugee Daniel des Ruelles reached the Cape in 1688 with his young daughters Esther and Anne. He was married on July 12, 1671 at Guines to Anne Goudalle and their daughter Esther was born in the town on November 6 of the following year.

Ester des Ruelles, geboren te Guînes (62) op 6 november 1672, gedoopt aldaar op 20 november 1672 (doopgetuigen waren Henry Hurel en Marie Goudalle), dochter van Daniel des Ruelles en Anne Goudalle.

- "Transcript of the Registers of the Protestant Church at Guisnes, from 1668 to 1685", by William Minet for the Huguenot Society of London, 1891 on

Estienne of Blois, arrived in 1688 in the Voorschooten; then a bachelor, aged 23 years, and described as a wagonmaker. In the 1690 Fund he appears as " Estienne Bruere and his espoused Esther de Ruelle," a daughter of Daniel de Ruelle, q.v. Estienne Bruere signed himself as Bruere. He remarried at Stellenbosch, on 19th February, 1702, Anne du Puis of Amsterdam, q.v. Descendants. French Refugees at the Cape 1921

Monsterrol 1695

't District Drakenstein

p 151 'Steven Druwel' no wife or children which fits with Ester's death being in 1695 or earlier.

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Esther Bruere, b1's Timeline

November 6, 1672
November 20, 1672
Guines, France
Age 22
Stellenbosch, Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
Age 23
Paarl, Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika