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Marie Jourdan, de Belle Etoile

Birthplace: Provence, France
Death: Died in On board ship "China" at sea
Place of Burial: Atlantic Ocean, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Pierre Jourdan “Carretier” and Jehane Marque
Wife of Jean Roux
Mother of Jeanne Rousse; Marie Rousse and Marguerite Rousse, SM/PROG
Sister of Magdalene Roux; Barthèlemy Jourdan; Catherine Jourdan; Jean Jourdan, de Belle Etoile SV/PROG I; Pierre Jourdan, de Belle Etoile SV/PROG 2 and 1 other

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About Marie Jourdan, de Belle Etoile

More information about Marie can be found on the First Fifty Years website:


"widow of Jean Roux of La Motte d'Aigues and daughter of Pierre Jourdan and Jeanne Marque"

Source: Harry Booyens, Pierre de Cabrières and Pierre de Belle Etoile (PDF),

I. Pierre Jourdan “Carretier” de Belle Etoile, Provence, France †28.2.1677 x 1645 Jehanne Marque *ca 1628, †1688 on the ship China, daughter of David and Marie Grange. Pierre was the son of Barthélemy Jourdan †before 1624 x St. Martin de la Brasque 1601 Jehane Lautier. Pierre had a brother named Pol.

  • i. Magdalene *ca. 1647, married to Daniel Roux.
    • b1 Jeanne ROUSSE
    • b2 Marie ROUSSE
  • ii. Marie *1648, married to Jean Roux †before 23.10.1685 .
    • b1 Jeanne ROUSSE *1673; died on the ship China
    • b2 Marie ROUSSE *1678 ; orphan at the Cape
    • b3 Marguerite ROUSSE *1681 ; orphan at the Cape
  • iii. Barthélemy †22.05.1680 x 28.4.1676 Jeanne Bret(te)
    • b1 Isabeau *1677
    • b2 Jeanne
  • iv. Catherine who died young on 2.6.1676
  • v. Jean Jourdan de Belle Etoile ; *Luberon 1660. Arrived at the Cape on the ship China on 4 August 1688. Later owner of the farm “La Motte” in Franschhoek. † Between March 1698 and Jan 1699; x Isabeau Long of La Motte d'Aigues in Provence
    • b1 Pierre x Susanna Delport
    • b2 Jean x 19.3.1724 Susanna Jourdan, daughter of Pierre Jourdan de Cabrières
    • b3 Paul »25.9.1695 x Rachel Nel
    • b4 Louis »15.7.1697, burgher Drakenstein, x 11.4.1728 Petronella van Staden; xx 18.10.1739 Maria Guillaumet of Languedoc
    • b5 Johanna » 18.1.1699, x Daniel Krynauw; xx 31.10.1734 Andries Hesselbaart, of Halle in Saxony
  • vi. Pierre Jourdan de Belle Etoile ; *Luberon 1664. Arrived at the Cape on the ship “China” on 4 August 1688. Later property owner in Table Valley. † Before Dec 1716 x Adriana Junius
    • b1 Johanna » Cape Town 06.08.1702 x 1718 A. de Nicker; xx J.D. Hiebner
    • b2 Maria » Cape Town 30.10.1701, x 1.2.1722 Johannes Pretorius, son of Dirk Pretorius; xx 3.7.1740 David Sultania *1713 as “Mochamat Dayan” »18.12.1739 as “David”

- Booyens, Harry "Pierre Jourdan de Cabrières and Pierre Jourdan de Belle Etoile" on

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Marie Jourdan, de Belle Etoile's Timeline

Provence, France
Age 25
La Motte, Frankryk, d Aigues
Age 29
La Motte-d'Aigues, Provence
Age 33
Belle Etoile, Provence, France
Age 40
On board ship "China" at sea
Age 40
Atlantic Ocean, South Africa