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  • Guillaume 'Willem' Néel/Nel, a1 SV/PROG (bef.1663 - 1735)
    Guillaume Néel, who became Willem Nel in the Cape was the owner of the well known wine farm Blaauwklippen which he bought from the Dutch artisan Gerrit Janz Visser in 1690. In 1711 he sold Blaauwklippe...
  • David Senekal (1667 - 1746)
    Senecal or Senechal (now Senekal), David of Dieppe, Normandy, arrived in Zuid Beveland in 1688, an agriculturist; before 1694 married Marie Madeleine du Puis of Paris, and died 16th July, 1746. D...
  • Jacques Vivier (1665 - 1714)
  • Pierre Vivier (1662 - 1724)
  • Jean le Long, SV/PROG (c.1645 - c.1721)
    1690 & 1692 Distribution lists; 1712 Signatory Transcribed from PROCEEDINGS OF THE HUGUENOT SOCIETY OF LONDON, Volume 5, No. 1-4, 1894-1896, Printed by Charles T. King, High Street, Lymington, 1898 ...

Please attach the profiles of French Huguenots who were born in Normandie. If possible, also add their names into the text below, according to their country of emigration.

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(Map: Coertzen, Pieter. 1988. Die Hugenote Van Suid Afrika 1688-1988: Cape Town, Tafelberg.)

Background History of Normandie at the time of the Huguenot Diaspora

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Countries of Dispersal

South Africa

  • Estienne Cronje (d1724) from Thimerais, Normandie in1698. Settled Olyvenhout Wagenmakersvallei
  • Pierre Cronje (1671-1718) from Normandie in1698. Settled Olyvenhout Wagenmakersvallei
  • Anne de Bérault from L'Aigle, Normandie in 1688. Wife of Pierre Simond. Settled in Bethlehem, Drakenstein. Returned to Europe in 1702.
  • Louis de Bérault from L'Aigle, Normandie in 1688. Settled in Bethlehem, Drakenstein
  • Salomon de Gournay from Dieppe, Normandie in 1688. Settled Salomansvallei, Drakenstein. Left for England in 1718.
  • Anne Fourdrinier from Dieppe, Normandie in 1720. Settled in Tafelvallei
  • ?Jean le Long from L'Aigle, Normandie in 1685. Settled Bossendaal, Drakenstein
    • ?Jacques le Long from L'Aigle, Normandie in 1685. Settled Bossendaal, Drakenstein
    • ?Marie le Long from L'Aigle, Normandie in 1685. Settled Bossendaal, Drakenstein
  • ?Louis le Riche (died 1732) from Normandie in 1698. Settled Wagenmakersvallei
  • Jean le Roux (died 1752) from Normandie in 1689. Settled Vlakkeland, Daljosaphat.
  • Jean le Sage from Dieppe, Normandie in 1714. Settled Tafelvallei.
  • Gidéon Malherbe (1663-1723) from Laons, Thimerais, Normandie in 1688. Settled Normandie, Drakenstein.
  • Guillaume Nel(1663-1734) from Rouen Normandie in 1688. Settled Blaauklippen, Stellenbosch.
  • Jacques Pinard from Dreux ou l'Aigle, Normandie in 1688. Settled Lustigaan, Drakenstein
  • David Senechal (1667-1746) from Dieppe, Normandie in 1688. Settled de Hartebeest Kraal, Drakenstein
  • Abraham Vivier (1654-1713) from le Preche, Normandie in 1688. Settled Schoongezicht, Daljosaphat
  • Pierre Vivier (1662-1714) from le Preche, Normandie in 1688. Settled Non Pareille, Daljosaphat
  • Jacques Vivier (1665-1714) from le Preche, Normandie in 1688. Settled Goede Rust, Daljosaphat

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