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Louis le Riche, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Louwys de Ryck"
Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: La Fente, France
Death: Died in Drakenstein, Cape Colony, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Susanna Fouche, b6 SM
Father of Susanna le Riche, b1; Maria le Riche; Joseph le Riche; Pieter Pierre le Riche, b2 and Anne le Riche

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About Louis le Riche SV/PROG

Alternate spellings surname: La Riche / Le Riche

Place of origin: The Thimerais region (Normandie)? Date of arrival: 1698 Ship: Driebergen Settled at: Kromrivier in the Wagenmakersvallei Married to Suzanne Fouché Two sons, three daughters

Source: The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988 by Pieter Coertzen p.164


LE RICHE: Louis, the progenitor, came from the Thimerais region in France (perhaps in Ill-de-France, next to Normandy) on the ship ‘Driebergen’ in 1698 as Louwys de Ryck. He settled in Kromrivier in Wagenmakersvallei, and married Suzanne Fouché aka Susanna Fouche (b1689) in 1708. They had 2 sons & 3 daughters, of whom 1 daughter died young. [Sharon Doubell 2013 Compiled from

  • Pieter Coertzen, Die Hugenote van Suid Afrika 1688-1988 Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1988),
  • Krige, Ode. Die Hugenote, 1688-1988 Ter Viering Van N Onblusbare Gees: Nasionale Feeskomitee Hugenote 300.

See SA French Huguenots Project ]


Eienaar van Groenfontein 1717 tot 1732. Sy weduwee, Suzanne Fouche dra die plaas oor aan hul jongste seun, Joseph le Riche wat toe ook L'Arc d' Orleans in Klein Drakenstein besit. Joseph se weduwee trou met Adriaan Louw from http://houliston.lisaandroger.com/getperson.php?personID=I490&tree=Rossouw – no sources


Louis le Riche

	Born:	Oct 8 1673	In:	 	 France
	Died:	1732 (at age ‎~59‏)	In:	 	 Groene Fontein, Drakenstein.
From http://www.myheritage.com/person-5000001_138403261_138403261/louis-le-riche - no sources


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Louis le Riche SV/PROG's Timeline

La Fente, France
September 22, 1709
Age 36
Paarl, WC, South Africa
Age 44
Paarl, Cape, South Africa
Age 49
October 8, 1732
Age 59
Drakenstein, Cape Colony, South Africa
Age 59