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Jean Rogier

Also Known As: "Jan Rosier", "Jean Rogier"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Moorseele, Flandre, Belgium
Death: May 22, 1724 (46-55)
Drakenstein, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Margaretha Harmensz Hartingh, b1 and Wilhelmina Willemsz

Managed by: Pamela Elizabeth Goller
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About Jean Rogier

... Suggested may have been on the ship China.. Two men named Jean Roger appear in the books; one from Picardie early in 1687 and a Jean Antoine Roger from le Bousqet (near Spain) in October 1687 http://members.shaw.ca/cliffwoodfogge/Documents/China4thEdition.pdf

BUT

AND in Boucher:

The place of origin of the burgher Jean Rogier, who arrived in Table Bay in 1699 as a twenty-six year old soldier aboard the Ceylon-bound Zion, was perhaps the Flemish village of Moorseele, west of Courtrai on the Heulebeek, although Moresnet towards Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen) may be intended. There was a flourishing Calvinist church in this area, with a temple at Vaals. Rogier, promoted to corporal in 1703, obtained his discharge on October 13, 1711* 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 p272

But Coertzen

has him on the China too. Dates from Coertzen: c 1673 - 22 May 1724 *Coertzen, Pieter. 1988. Die Hugenote Van Suid Afrika 1688-1988: Cape Town, Tafelberg.

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Jean Rogier's Timeline

1673
1673
Moorseele, Flandre, Belgium
1724
May 22, 1724
Age 51
Drakenstein, South Africa