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Jacques Mahieu

Also Known As: "Jacques Le Mahieu"
Birthplace: Sementron, Yonne, Burgundy, France
Death: Died in Netherlands
Place of Burial: Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacques le Mahieu and Jeanne (Jenne) Leman
Husband of Jeanne "Jennie" Leman
Father of Marie Mahieu; Antoine le Mahieu; Hester "Walloon" Cooke; Jenne Mahieu; Antoinette Le mahieu and 1 other

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About Jacques Mahieu

Jaques Mahieu b.abt 1550 Lille, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

The father of Jeanne, Hester, Antoinette, Francois, and Marie was very probably Jacques Mahieu. He was a witness to the betrothal of Francoise Mahieu and Daniel Cricket. He and his wife (name not recorded) received communion in the Leiden Walloon Church on 10 Jun 1590, with letters of transfer from the Walloon Church in London, dated 30 April 1590. He came from Lille, now in the northern part of France. Formerly it was of Walloon Flanders. Heavily protestant, the area was captured by Catholic armies under Parma in 1578, and many Walloon Calvinists fled to England directly, while others fled north towards teh Protestant cities of Bruges and Antwerp. When those cities fell in 1585, refugees went across to England or north to Zeeland and Holland. Apparently the Jacques Mahieu was among these refugees, taking with him young daughters Mary and Franciose. Jeanne’s record also refers to her “step-mother” Jeanne, so perhaps her mother died in Lille and Jacques remarried when he got to Canterbury

his man may also be named Jean. In the Canterbury records, there is an Anthony Mahieu, son of Jean le Mahieu, native of Coulon, near Calais, France, married to Martha Conart. They had two children baptized in Canterbury

Sources for the above ↑ Underhill, Lora Altine Woodbury. Descendants of Edward Small of New England: and the Allied Families with Tracings of English (Revised Edition). (Cambridge, Mass.: The Riverside Press, 1934). Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis. The Pilgrims and Other English in Leiden Records: Some New Pilgrim Documents, in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), Vol. 143:195, at 199, July 1989. Moriarty, G. Andrews. Genealogical Research in England: Hester Le Mahieu, Wife of Francis Cooke, in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), Vol. 107:61, Jan. 1953.

Note: all data added by Spec. Christopher Empey quoted from: >SOURCE< The Mayflower Society and family records.

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Jacques Mahieu's Timeline

Sementron, Yonne, Burgundy, France
Of Dinant, France
Of Dinant, France
Age 21
Canterbury, Kent, England
Age 22
Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom
July 3, 1582
Age 23
Canterbury, Kent, England
Age 28
Canterbury, Kent, England
Age 52