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Pierre Cronier, SV/PROG 1

Also Known As: "Pierre Cronje", "Pierre Cronje (name change due to Dutch influence)", "pierre crosnier"
Birthplace: Thimerais, Normandy, France, Agon-Coutainville, Manche, Normandie, France
Death: Died in Wellington, Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
Immediate Family:

Son of Unknown father of Pierre & Estienne Cronier and Unknown mother of Pierre & Estienne Cronier
Husband of Suzanna Taillefert b5 SM
Father of Marie Cronjé, b1; Elizabeth (Isabeau) Taillefert Cronje, b2; Pierre Cronje, b3; Anna Cronje b4; Izaak Cronje, b5 and 1 other
Brother of Estienne Cronier

Occupation: Farmer, Wine farmer - arrived in the Cape in about 1898, farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Pierre Cronier, SV/PROG 1

Pierre (Pieter) Cronier (Cronjè) arrived in South Africa with his brother, Estienne, on board the ship Driebergen. Estienne was a farmer and owner of Champagne and Olievenhour in Wellington. He died on 2.9.1724 and was never married.

Pierre married Susanna Taillefer(t), widow of Jean Gardè and daughter of Isaak Tailler(t). They had 6 children.

1. Maria ~ 1 Jun 1710 x Jean du Buisson

2. Elisabeth ~ 8 Nov 1711 x F Joubert

3. Pierre ~ 24 Sep 1713, burger Drakenstein (van wie generaal Piet Cronje afstam), x 19 Mei 1741 Susanna Roy.

4. Anna ~ 27 Jan 1715 x Benjamin d'Ailly

5. Izak ~ 31 Mei 1716

6. Magdalena ~ 20 Feb 1718

Verwysings: P Coertzen Die Hugenote van Suid-Afrika 1688-1988 GC de Wet Die Vryliede in Vryswartes in die Kaapse Nedersetting De Villiers/Pama Heese/Lombard JG le Roux en WG le Roux Ons Drakensteinse Erfgrond: Wellington-Blouvlei Verwysingsmateriaal, Boksburg biblioteek Verwysingsmateriaal, Springs LDS FHC biblioteek

Saamgestel deur: Martina Louw (nee van Breda) Kennethl@xtra.co.nz

AM van Rensburg


Drakenstein, Cape of Good Hope

'Pierre Croonje overlede den 2de Septemb. 1718'

- Botha, C Graham: The French Refugees at the Cape, 2nd Ed 1921 Drakenstein Congregation - Membership Register p112.

French Huguenot who fled persecution in France with his brother Ettiene, first to Holland and then to the Cape of good Hope, aboard the Driebergen .

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Pierre Cronier, SV/PROG 1's Timeline

September 2, 1671
Agon-Coutainville, Manche, Normandie, France
May 25, 1698
Age 26
Normandy France
May 25, 1698
Age 26
Normandy France
May 25, 1698
Age 26
Normandy, France
September 3, 1698
Age 27
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
September 3, 1698
Age 27
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 38
Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
November 7, 1711
Age 40
Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
September 1713
Age 41
Swellendam, Overberg, Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika