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Re: Fouche in South Africa
Posted by: Col.Roger B. Foushee Date: December 12, 2001 at 12:17:25
In Reply to: Re: Fouche in South Africa by Carol le Roux of 214

The Fouche' Family of South Africa stems from a Phillipe Fouche' who fled to the Cape of Good
Hope in 1685 at the time of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes. There is a reference to this
in the records of the Huguenot Society of South Africa on its webpage. In the 1950s the
president of South Africe was John Joseph Fouche' and a South African Bantu who was a
student here in North Carolina was surprised that I offered him a handshake when we met
on the Carolina campus in Chapel Hill. Although I say Foushee, his ear heard Fouche'
There are many Fouches in South Africa today. Honest as a Huguenot. Roger B. Foushee


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