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Profiles

  • Aletta Maria Magdalena Fourie (1844 - 1917)
    Aangeneem as kerklidmaat no 93 Bloemfontein 9 Mei 1859. VAB MHG F1022
  • Anna Fourie, a2b1 SM (bef.1698 - bef.1750)
    Antony van Mozambique twice raped Anna Jourdaan, the 14-year-old daughter of his owner, Pierre Jourdan. He had been sent to the house to get an axe where he learned she would be bringing food out to th...
  • Anna Johanna Fourie (c.1871 - 1942)
  • Anna Magdalena Pringle, d3e4 SM (1824 - 1895)
    Note her DN has her own names as these of her mother... see Sources. "South Africa, Transvaal, Probate Records from the Master of the Supreme Court, 1869-1958," database with images, FamilySearch ( :...

About the Fourie surname

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 babtism records his name was sometimes spelt "FLORIT"