Huguenots who arrived in South Africa between 1683 and 1756.

The information contained herein is meant as a starting point for those researching their Huguenot Ancestry and, as with all such information, it should be verified by reference to appropriate source documents wherever possible.

Surname First Name(s) Place of Origin Date of Arrival Date of Birth Died Occupation Spouse Children
Albert Suzanne Marck and/or Calais c.1691 - - - - -
Avicé Marie Chatteaudun, Orléanais 1688 1669 - - On or bef. 1692, m. Claude Marais 2 sons, 2 daughters
Bacat Anna Maria Pontacq, Béarn 1717 - - - Pierre Labuscaigne 2 sons, 1 daughter
Barré (Barret)1 Louis La Roque d'Antheron c.1689 - - - - -
Barillè Pierre ? c.1691 - - - Dina van Soetemeer -
Bastiaans(e) Francois (Frans) Armentiéres (Flanders) 1688 - - - Anna Maria de Leeuw 2 sons, 4 daughters
Battè Pierre ? - - - - - -
Bènèzet (Beneset)2 Pierre Lanquedoc - - - - - -
Bevernagie (Bevernage) Francina Meerbrakel, Oudenaarden c.1700 - - - In 1700 m.Jacques Mouton -
Bevernagie (Bevernage) Joost Meerbrakel,Oudenaarden c.1700 c.1684 30 Sept. 1738 Agriculturist Anna van der Wey -
Bevernagie (Bevernage) Theunis Meerbrakel, Oudenaarden c.1700 1691 - - - -
Blignaut Jean Monthelon (Champagne) or Amsterdam 1723 1677 1752 or 1755 - Ann Rousseau (Widow of Daniel Hugo) 2 sons, 3 daughters
Bourbonnais Jacob Mons (Hainaut) c.1692 - - Sailor - -
Bouvat (Couvat ?) Daniël Die (Dauphiné) 1689 - - - - -
Brasier Paul ? c.1691 - - - - -
Buisset Marie Sedan (Lorraine) 1702 1678 c.1751 - (1) Jean Prieur du Plessis; (2) Dietrich Schnitt 1st marriage - Maria born 1702, Anna born 1704, Pieter born Aug. 1708; 2nd marriage - 1 son, 1 daughter ?
Cordier Louis Dauphiné c.1688 - 1702 Agriculturist Francoise Martinet 3 sons, 4 daughters
Costeaux (Caucheteux) Esaye (Snr.) Marck and/or Calais 1690 c.1647 - Labourer Suzanne Albert Esaye (17), Suzanne (14), Pierre (11), Jean (8) and Marie (8) (twins)
Costeaux (Caucheteux) Esaye Fort Brulé 1690 23 Sept. 1673 1708 Agriculturist Anna van Marseveen -
Costeaux (Caucheteux) Jean Marck and/or Calais 1690 7 Dec. 1682 - - Anna Gildenhuys -
Costeaux (Caucheteux)3 Pierre Marck and/or Calais 1690 21 May 1679 - - - -
Costeaux (Caucheteux) Suzanne Marck and/or Calais 1690 18 Oct. 1676 c.1714 - Gerrit Hendrik Meyer -
Couteau Marie4 Soubeyan, Dauphiné 1688 1659 1 April 1718 - Pierre Lombard 3 sons, 3 daughters
d'Ailly David Amsterdam, Netherlands 1713 - - - -
De France Marguerite Guines and/or Calais 1688 - - - Nicolaas de Lanoy (Snr.) 3 sons, 2 daughters
De Grave Marie Fleurbaix, Artois and/or Lille, Flandre 1683 - - - Pierre le Fevré 1 son, 3 daughters
De Haas Guillaume Lille, Flandre 1700 - - - Marie-Catherine Durier 3 sons, 2 daughters
De Lanoy Nicolas (Snr.) Guines and/or Calais 1688 - - - Marguerite de France Nicolas, Matthieu, Francois, Marie, Suzanne
De Lanoy Nicolas (Jnr.) Guines and/or Calais 1688 - - - Susanne de Vos -
de la Porte (Delporte, Delport) Jacques5 Lille (Flandre) 1699 - 9 Dec 1739 Agriculturist Sara Vitu 3 sons, 3 daughters
De Péronne (De Pironne) Louis6 Nazarath (Flandre) 1687 - 1696 Soldier - -
Desbordes Elizabeth7 Monthelon, Champagne 1725 - - - - -
Du Buisson David La Rochell, Aunis c.1707 - 1722 Teacher and Farmer Claudine Lombard 4 sons, 1 daughter
Dumont Pierre Calais c.1696 - - Agriculturist Cecile d'Atis (widow of Hercules des Pres (Snr.) -
Du Plessis Judith Ireland c.1700 ? - - - - -
Du Puis (Du Puys) Anne Martin (widow of Jean du Puis) Dreppe, Normandy c.1692 - - - (1) Jean du Puis; (2) Salomon de Gournay 1 son, 2 daughters
Du Puis (Du Puys) Anne-Madeline Paris 1693 - - - David Sénécal 8 sons, 4 daughters
Du Puis (Du Puys) Suzanne Paris 1693 - - - Estienne Bruwer 2 sons, 5 daughters
Durand Jean La Motte-Chalancon, Dauphiné c.1690 - March 1727 Surgeon and farmer (1) Anna Vermeulen; (2) Wilhelmina van Zijl 2 sons, 4 daughters
Faure Antoine8 Orange 1714 1685 - Soldier Rachel de Villiers 5 son, 2 daughters
Fourdrinier Anne Dieppe, later Leiden - Netherlands 1720 - - - Renaud-Berthault de St. Jean 1 son
Fourié(Fourie) Louis Dauphiné 1689 - c.1750 Agriculturist (1) Suzanne Cordier; (2) Anne Jourdan 1st marriage - 10; 2nd marriage - 11
Gardé Jean Dauphiné c.1691 - Bef. 1704 Agriculturist Susanna Taillefert Jean born 1701, Susanna born 1703
Gardé Susanna Lacoste, Provence c.1691 - - - Josue Joubert
Gardiol Jean Lacoste, Provence c.1689 - 1738 - - -
Gardiol Marguerite Lacoste, Provence c.1689 1674 1716 - Jacques de Villiers 6 sons, 5 daughters
Gardiol Suzanne Lacoste, Provence c.1689 - - - (1) Abraham de Villiers; (2) Claude Marais 2 sons, 5 daughters
Hanseret Gérard Saint-Ormer, Artois 1701 1652 - Mason Gabrilla Waerand or Wavrant) Jan Joseph born 1684, Maria Gabrilla born 1679
Hugot/Hugod Daniel4 Champagne 1688 1663-5 c.1724/5 Farrier and Farmer Anne Rousseau 4 sons, 5 daughters
Imbert Jean Nimes, Languedoc 1688 ? - 1723 Agriculturist - -
La Batte Jeanne Saumur, Anjou Bef. 1690 1663 - - Guillaume Neél 7 sons, 4 daughters
Labat Jacques Fontenay-le-Comte, Poitou 1701 - - - - -
Labat Nicolas Fontenay-le-Comte, Poitou 1701 - 30 Dec 1717 - Elizabeth Vivier -
Labuschagne (Labuscaigne, De la Buscagne) Pierre Pontacq, Béarn 1710 - - - Anna Bacat Jean, Frans, Johanna Berndina
Le Clercq (Le Clerc, De Clercq) Abraham9 Serooskerke, Zeeland 1688 - - - Magdalena Mouton 7 sons, 3 daughters
Le Clercq (Le Clerc, De Clercq) Jeanne Middleburg, Zeeland 1688 - - - (1) Andre Gauch; (2) Peter Becker -
Le Clercq (Le Clerc, De Clercq) Joost Serooskerke, Zeeland 1688 - - - - -
Le Febvre (Le Fèvre) Barbe10 Fleurbaix, Artois and/or Lille, Flandre 1683 - - - (1) Nicolaas ?; (2) Roelof Jonas 1st marriage - 8; 2nd marriage - 1
Le Febvre (Le Fèvre) Guillaume11 Fleurbaix, Artois and/or Lille, Flandre 1683 - - - ? 1 son
Le Febvre (Le Fèvre) Marie Chateau-Thierry 1696 - 1700 Jacques Bisseux Pieter -
Le Febvre (Le Fèvre) Pierre Fleurbaix, Artois and/or Lille, Flandre 1683 - - - Marie de Gravé 1 son, 3 daughters
Le Grand Gideon Compiégne 1699 - 1710 Surgeon - -
Légret (Lecheret, Leseret) Jean Champagne - - - - - -
Le Long Elizabeth12 L'Aigle, Normandy c.1685 1668 1738 - - -
Le Roux Jean Normandie 1691 - - - Marie de Haas 3 sons, 8 daughters
Le Sage Jean Dieppe 1714 - - - - -
Le Sueur Francois13 Oyen in Gelderland 1729 - - Minister at the Cape Johanna Swellengrebel 3
Lombard Pierre4 Dauphiné 1688 1658 - Agriculturist Marie Couteau (29) 3 sons, 3 daughters
Lorée or Loret Guillaume Nantes, Bretagne 1695 1671 5 Jan 1718 - Isabeau Joubert 2 sons, 1 daughter
Mallan (Malan) Jacques Provence c.1688/9 1672 - - Elizabeth le Long 4 sons, 3 daughters
Manié (Magnet, Manier, Manje) Jean Calais, Picardy c.1689 1649 - Agriculturist - -
Maré (Maree) Ignace Calabria in Italy or Cambresis in Germany c.1706 - - - Susanna van Vuuren 4 sons, 5 daughters
Maré (Maree) Maria Calabria in Italy or Cambresis in Germany c.1706 - - - Johannes van Vuuren 5 sons, 3 daughters
Marguerat (Magra) Jean Lutry, near Lausanne c.1687 - - - Trijntje Dekker 1 son, 1 daughter
Martineau Michael4 Blois or Mer, Orléanais c.1688 - - - - -
Martinet Francoise Champagne c.1688 - - - Louis Courdier 3 sons, 4 daughters
Maisson (Mantior) Zacharie ? c.1690 - - - - -
Meyer Pierre4 Dauphiné 1688 - - - Aletta de Savoye 3 sons, 4 daughters
Mézel (Mysal, Mijsaal) Jean North eastern France c.1691 - - - - -
Migault Francois Louis14 Amsterdam, Netherlands 1713 - - - Marie Madeline Nel 1 daughter
Mille Jeanne Loumarin, Provence c.1689 1633 17 Mar. 1731 - (1) Andre Roi; (2) Matthieu Aniel Jacques and Jean Roi
Naudé Jacques Berlin, Germany 1718 c.1696 - Sailor Suzanne Taillefert 1 son
Naudé Philippe Jacob Berlin, Germany 1754 1727 - - Johanna Elizabeth du Plessis ?
Néel (Nel) Estienne Dauphine 1693 1669 1738 Soldier and agriculturist Marie Marais 2 sons, 3 daughters
Pasques de Chavonnes Dominque Den Haag, Netherlands 1714 - - - - -
Petel Marthé Clermont-l'Herault or Nimes (Languedoc) 1697 - 1715 - Durand Sollier 2 daughters
Pochox (Pochet, Pogeau, Posseaux) Elisabeth (Isabeau) Paris 1700 - c.1726 - (1) Jacques Bisseux; (2) Abraham Belusé 1st marriage - 2 sons, 2 daughters
Potier Jacques Moukon, Flanders 1699 - 23 Feb. 1739 Soldier - Heir: Andries du Toit
Pouisseon Martin ? 1685 - - - ? ?
Pouvoir Daniel ? 1685 - - - - -
Prévost (Provo, Provost, Pruvost, Prevot) Abraham Dombrie, Lille 1688 1670 - - Anna van Marseveen 2 daughters
Prévost (Provo, Provost, Pruvost, Prevot) Charles Dombrie, Lille 1688 1650 July 1688 - Marie le Fébvre David born Mar. 1675 and died 1685, Abraham born May 1679, Anne born Feb 1681, Elizabeth born Nov 1683, Charles born 1688 on board.
Rétief Francois4 Mer and/or Blois, Orléanais 1688 1663 24 Sept. 1721 Agriculturist Marie Mouy 5 sons, 4 daughters
Rétief Anne4 Mer and/or Blois, Orléanais 1688 1671 1710 - Pierre Rousseau 4 sons, 7 daughters
Rochefort Pierre Grenoble, Dauphiné Bef. 1688 - - - - -
Rogier (Rosier) Jean Moorseele, Courtrai (Flanders) or Aix-la-Chapelle 1699 c.1673 22 May 1724 Soldier (1) Wilhelmina Willems; (2) Margaretha Harmse Harting -
Roi (Roy, Reyne) Jacques Lourmarin, Provence - - - - - -
Roi (Roy, Reyne) Jean Lourmarin, Provence - c.1720 - Marie-Catherine le Févre on 11 Sept. 1712 - -
Roulain (Roulin) Anne Marennes, Saintonge c. 1698 - - - Gilles Sollier in 1697 2 sons
Rousseau Marie4 Mer, Orléanais 1688 - - - (1) Jan Jansz van Eeden; (2) Cornelis Joosten van Dalen 4 sons, 1 daughter
Rousseau Pierre4 Orléanais 1688 c.1666 1719 - (1) Anne Retief; (2) Geertruy du Toit 5 sons, 7 daughters
Roux Jean Lourmarins, Provence 1689 1665 1738 Agriculturist - -
Roux Paul15 Orange, Comtat-Venaissin 1688 1665 1723 - - -
Roux Pierre Cabrières-d'Aigues - - - - - -
Roux Pierre Cabrière-d'Aigues, Provence - - - - -
Saint-Jean Jean Bordeaux, Guyenne c.1687 - - - - -
Seugnet Claudine Saintonage 1689 1671 - - Paul Roux -
Seugnet Jeanne Saintonage 1689 - - - - -
Seugnet Suzanne Saintonage 1689 - - - Francois du Toit in 1690 4 sons, 5 daughters
Sollier (Sollier) Durand Clermont-l'Herault or Nimes (Languedoc) c.1698 - Sept. 1739 Shoemaker (1) Marthé Petel; (2) Isabeau de Villiers 2 daughters
Sollier (Sollier) Gilles Clermont-l'Herault or Nimes (Languedoc) c.1698 - c.1746 - Anne Roulin 2 sons
Terreblanche (Terreblanque, Terblanche, Terblans) Estienne Le Luc or Toulon, Provence c.1704 - - - Marthe le Févre widow of Jacques Pinaid 2 sons, 1 daughter
Veron Amand Malines near Antwerp c.1687 c.1661 12 September 1723 - - -
Villion (Viljoen) Francois Clermont, Terres froides or Monestier-de-Clermont c.1671 - By 1692 - Cornelia Campenaar from Middleburg, Netherlands 3 sons, 3 daughters
Wavrand (Warand) Gabrielle Saint-Omer, Artois c.1701 - 1702 - Gérard Hanseret 3 sons, 3 daughters
Wibaut (Huibaux, Hucebos) André Amiens (Picardie)? c.1706 - 31 Jul. 1727 - - -
Witbaut (Huibaux, Hucebos) Marie-Catherine Armiens (Picardie)? 1702 - 1752 - Hercule Verdeau 3 daughters

NOTES:
This list has been compiled with reference to:
1. The Huguenots of South Africa by Pieter Coertzen (Contributing Author Charles Fensham) published in 1988 by Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 28 Wale Street, Cape Town. ISBN 0 624 02623 X.
2. The French Refugees at the Cape by C. Graham Botha published in 1970 by C. Struik (Pty) Ltd., Cape Town.
3. The Huguenots in South Africa by Manfred Nathan published in 1939 by Central News Agency, South Africa

1. Returned to Europe in 1705.
2. Returned to Europe in 1700.
3. Returned to Europe in 1718. Note: Coertzen has Pierre marrying Anne Gildenhuys whilst Botha has Jean marrying Anne Gildenhuys
4. Possibly arrived on the Borssenburg in 1688.
5. Arrived on the Cattendyk in 1699.
6. Arrived on the Eemsland in 1687.
7. Mother of Jean Blignaut who arrived in 1723 aboard the Assenburg
8. Arrived on the Kockinge in 1714 - son of Pierre Faure and Justina Pointy
9. Son of Sara Cochet
10. Sister of Pierre Le Febre
11. Son of Pierre Le Febre
12. Married (1) Jean Jourdaan in 1690 and (2) Jacques Malan in 1699
13. Arrived on the Midloo
14. Arrived on the Strijkboller
15. Married (1) Claudine Seugnet in 1689 and (2) Elizabeth Couvret

As will be noted, the list is far from complete. Please feel free to contact me at the e-mail address below should you have information which could add to the information contained herein




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