Jean de Bus, SV/PROG

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Jean de Bus, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Jan de Buijs", "Jean de Buys", "Jean de Buis"
Birthplace: Marck, Picardie, France
Death: after 1725
Knolle Vallei, Palmietrivier, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
Immediate Family:

Son of Jean de Bus and Elizabeth de le Becque
Husband of Sarah de Bus, b6 SM
Father of Sara Swart (du Buys); Marie de Buijs, b2 SM; Jan Du Buis, b3 and Jacob de Buijs, b4
Brother of Marie de Bus

Occupation: Boer, Drakenstein
Managed by: Private User
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About Jean de Bus, SV/PROG

See original baptism entry (top left hand corner) on

a1 Jean du Buis of de Buys van Calais in Frankryk. aankoms: 1688 as Franse Vlugteling op die skip “Oosterlandt”. Landbouer. In 1712 kry hy 'n plaas wat vandag genoem word “Knolle Vallei”, by die Palmietrivier. getroud: Sara Jacobs, van Calais, dogter van: die Franse Vlugteling Pierre Jacobs.

b1 Sara gedoop: 11 Nov 1701; getroud: P. Swart

b2 Marie gedoop: 4 Oct 1704; getroud: C. van Leeuwen

b3 Jean gedoop: 22 Sep 1709, getroud: 8 Oct 1730 Elsie Holman, dogter van: Johannes Hofman, van Langenberg, en Maria Louisz, K. gedoop: 16 Dec 1710

b4 Jacob gedoop: 13 Mar 1712, getroud: 26 Feb 1736 Maria Weksteen, dogter van: Eerw. Weksteen en Susanna de Bock

Jean de Bus in Boucher

[T]he agriculturalist Jean de Bus .. sailed for the Cape on the Oosterland in 1688. The name is frequently encountered in the Guines registers and is particularly associated with Marck and with Offekerque, north-east of Guemps. The Jean de Bus born at Marck to Elisabeth de le Becque (Delbecque) on September 6, 1670 may well be the Cape settler. The father, also Jean, married Elisabeth on December 26, 1669, but did not live to see his child, dying at Marck on August 15, 1670.38

  • 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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Jean de Bus, SV/PROG's Timeline

September 6, 1670
Marck, Picardie, France
September 14, 1670
Guines, Pas-de-Calais, France
Age 15
Calais, France
January 29, 1688
Age 17
Middelburg, Zeeland, Netherlands
November 11, 1701
Age 31
Paarl, Brede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
October 4, 1704
Age 34
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
September 22, 1709
Age 39
Paarl, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 41
Paarl, Breede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa