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Louis Fourie was born in France and moved to South Africa as a Huguenot escaping religious persecution in France after King Louis xiv revocation of the Edict of Nates. He married Suzanne Cordier with whom had ten children. He married Anne Jourdaan after his first wife's death and had eleven childen with her. Not all his children grew to adulthood. He mainly used biblical names for his children. In the Drakenstein baptism records his name was sometimes spelt "FLORIT"

FOURIE Louis Written by Stamouers. Posted in D - G https://www.stamouers.com/stamouers/d-g/169-fourie-louis Louis FOURIE, gebore 1669, van Pointaix, Dauphine, wat aangekom het in 1698 was "n Franse Hugenoot wat "n landbouer in die Wamakersvallei was sedert 1699 op die plaas "Slange Rivier" en later Zeekoeidrift aan die Goudritsrivier. Eersgenoemde plaas is na sy dood omstreeks 1750 gekoop deur Gabriel Rousseau. Louis was getroud met Suzanne CORDIER d/v Louis en na haar dood in 1715 met Anna JOURDAN d/v Pierre Jourdan. Hy het 10 kinders van sy eerste huwelik, en 11 van sy tweede huwelik gehad. 1. Susanna ~ 1694 x Jan Nel xx CE Schutte 2. Francois ~ 4/9/1696 3. Maria ~ 26/10/1698 4. Martha ~ 27/3/1701 x Pieter Lombard 5. Gideon * 27/8/1701 6. Louis * 1703 burger Drakenstein x 16/5/1728 Susanna le Riche 7. Sara ~ 29/11/1705 x Adriaan van Wyk 8. Elizabeth ~ 29/4/1708 9. Jacobus ~ 1/1/1710 + voor 1756 x 9/8/1739 Elisabeth Minnaar, woon op Cralinge, Caledon. 10. Marcus ~ 14/5/1713 11. Pieter ~ 7/2/1717 (hy is jonk oorlede, maar het nog gelewe toe sy ouers "n testament op 2.12.1718 opgestel het 12. Anna ~ 5/6/1716 x Pieter Jacobs 13. Maria ~ 8/12/1720 14. David ~ 27/9/1722 x 16/5/1751 Louisa Erasmus 15. Johannes ~ 29/10/1724 x 9/3/1760 Cecilia Johanna du Preez 16. Petrus ~ 8/9/1726 x 22/2/1767 Isabella Steyn 17. Marcus Anthonius ~ 11/7/1728 x 25/4/1762 Catharina Bezuidenhout 18. Susanna ~ 7/5/1730 19. Joseph ~ 2/3/1732 burger Swellendam + 14/4/1811 x 24/10/1759 Elsie van Eeden 20. Stephanus ~ 17/10/1734 burger Drakenstein x 5/2/1764 Helena Geertruy Lategaan 21. Jonathan ~ 8/6/1738 burger Stellenbosch x 13/5/1781 Martha Sophia du Plessis weduwee van Zacharias Arend Eelhof Volgens K Schoeman, Armosyn van die Kaap, p 599, toe Anna Jordaan "n 14 jarige meisie was in 1712 was sy deur Antony van Mosambiek met "n mes gedreig. Sy was toe twee keer verkrag deur Antony toe sy kos vir die slawe in die veld geneem het. Antony se vonnis was: "Liggaam op vier plekke met gloeiende tang geknyp, geledebraak, op wiel vasgemaak, onthoof, kop op paal by plek van misdaad geplaas". Lorna Newcomb"s het die dokument CJ 782 Ref 48. opgesoek en volgens haar het Pieter Joubert sy slaaf Anthoni na Pieter Jordaan gestuur om "n byl te leen. Dit was toe dat die 14 jarige Anna Jordaan verkrag was. Die datum van die dokument was 29 Junie 1713. Verwysings: De Villiers/Pama Heese/Lombard Verwysingsmateriaal, Boksburg biblioteek Verwysingsmateriaal, Springs LDS FHC biblioteek Saamgestel deur: Martina Louw (nee van Breda) Kennethl@xtra.co.nz