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Jeanne de Fief

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Death: July 10, 1688 (59-67)
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Wife of Henri Prévot
Mother of Charles Prevost, SV/PROG and Jeanne Janse

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Jeanne DE FIEF

Born 1625, Dombray Near Saint-Amand-Les-Eau, South-East Of Lille, France

Source: eSAGI 3.50

Added by Y. DROST, 25 DEC 2012

Possibly one of the first Dutch/European settlers to South Australia??? If so, they had their children in France. Perhaps crew on one of VOC ships travelling round the Cape to Batavia (present day Jakarta). Perhaps shipwrecked??? It is a fact that the family got separated - Charles being part of the first European settlers in South Africa & His parents being the first settlers in Australia.

le Fevre 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.

  • 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
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Jeanne de Fief's Timeline

Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
July 1650
Age 25
Lille, Flandre, France
July 10, 1688
Age 63