Op deze pagina staan de voorouders van Marie Duprez. Zij werd op 15-04-1914 in Londen geboren.

Ze trouwde op 04-09-1937 in Londen met Johannes Antonius, (Jan) Van Houten, geb. 30-06-1908.

Johannes Antonius (Jan) van Houten werd geboren op 30-06-1908 in Kralingen (Rotterdam),

als zoon van Dorothea Rust en Jacobus van Houten. Hun genealogie staat op de pagina

"Van Houten-Rust". Elders op deze website staan ook de voorouders van Jan van Houten vermeld.

Jan overleed op 23-08-1984 in Den Haag, 76 jaar oud. (Hij overleed aan een hartaanval, net als zijn vader en zus Loek.)Marie Duprez overleed 08-02-1995 in Den Haag, 80 jaar oud.

Familie Duprez and Servonat/Capdet

Marie Duprez Baptiste Servonnat en Frederic Duprez

Op deze foto van hun huwelijk staan van links naar rechts:Therese Ollier-Duprez (oudste zus van de bruid), schoolvriendin van de bruid, Len van Houten (zus van de bruidegom), Martien van Houten (broer van de bruidegom) bruidegom en bruid, Marie Duprez-Servonnat (moeder van de bruid), Agnes Duprez (zus van de bruid), Maurice Ollier (getr.met Therese Ollier), schoolvriendin van de bruid. Jean Louis en Marie Therese Ollier (kinderen van Therese en Maurice) en John Keegan

Jean Louis en Marie Therese Ollier, Therese Duprez en Laurent

Frederick William Duprez, second marriage: 29 April 1911 in Voiron, Isere, France to Marie Baptiste Servonnat, b.

1879 Ismalia Egypt, d. 17 July 1943 London England.

Two children:

Marie Therese Duprez

Agnes Duprez


In 1911 Marie Baptistine Servonnat married Frederic Duprez, a widower living in London. Frederic's father was French;

his mother, English. His first wife Emily Whitelaw was English as well. Frederic and Emily had two children: Therese and Laurent. Two children were born of the second marriage: Marie Therese and Agnes.

Agnes Duprez, Marie Duprez Baptistine Servonnat en Marie Therese Duprez.

The Duprez family might have a connection with

a famous opera-singer: Gilbert Duprez.

Gilbert Duprez

The Servonnat family, with 6 childeren, spent theirs summers in Jean Baptiste's hometown Voiron, France. At this place Mary Duprez also spent most of her summers.

Fathers side: Constant Honore Duprez 1823-1872,

married to Therese Brown b 1823


HER GREAT GRANDPARENTS fam. Servonnat and Richerd


Jean Pierre Servonnat, b. 1807, Voiron Isere, France, d. 1868,

married to Virginie Richerd, 1805-1884 France,

3 children Servonnat:

1.Claude Servonnat


2.Pierre Servonnat b.1835


3.Jean Baptiste Servonnat, b. 11 Oct. 1839 Voiron, France,

d. 28 Feb.28 1909, Voiron, France.

He married in 1876 in Port Said toTherese Angelique

Marie (Marie) Jouane, b. 5 Mar 1855 France,d. 10 Aug. 1939

Voiron, Isere, France

On the right: Marie and Agnes Duprez in Voiron

Their grandmother Marie Therese Angelique Marie

Jouane and Jeanne Servonnat,


Great grandparents of Mary Van Houten-Duprez : fam. Jouane and Capdet


Marie Duprez and family are related to a Catalian family that migrated to France in 1600. Marie Angelique Capdet was born in Fouques in 1825 and lived long enough to have her portrait taken. At that point she may have been living in Egypt. In 1851 Jerome had been exiled to Algeria for participating in an upraising against the future Napoleon III. Upon his return, he decided to try his luck in Egypt. In 1856 Jerome ans Marie Angelique

moved to the French colony in Port Said, Egypt.

Jerome Paul Francois Jouane b.1815 in Perpignan,

d. 1893, son of Paul Jouane, b. 1770 and Marie

Therese Elisabeth Contal married to Marie Angelique

Capdet b.16 Nov. 1825 d. 21 Oct.1906, daughter of

Jean Baptiste Capdet and Maria Angelique Bonnet

foto rechts Marie Angelique Capdet

6 children Jouan, born in Perpignan:


1.Therese Angele,(known as" Marie", b. 5 March 1855 France,


d. Voiron 10 Aug.1939. She is the grandmother of Mary and Agnes Duprez.


n Egypt, 19-year old Marie Jouane met and married 39-year old Jean Baptiste Servonnat. Their 6 children, including Marie Baptistine Servonnat, were born in Egypt. They spent winters on a houseboat and summers in Voiron, France. Marie and her youngest sister Angele, accompanied theire parents to Egypt.

The other children followed after completing their schooling in France.

At age 19, Marue met and married 39 year old Jean Baptiste Servonnat,

an engineer on the Suez Canal.

Therese married to Jean Baptiste Servonnat, 6 children Servonnat:

1. Charles

2. Lisette

3. Marie Baptistine

4. Batiste (Garcon)

5. Jeanne Marie b. 13 Aug 1833

6. Paul b. 6 Nov. 1886


2.Emile Jouane, b. 28 April 1857, d. 2 July 1930, Voiron, France, married to Marie Taboue.


5 children Jouane:

1. Berthe, b. Egypt

2. Emile, b. Port Said, 3 children Jouane: Ginette, Robert, Roland

3. Yvonne, b. Port Said, d. Lausanne Switzerland, m. Henri Morlot (engineer)

4. Albert, b. 8 Oct.1886 Egypt, d. 29 June 1918 Voiron, 1 son: Andree Jouane, b. 29 Jun 1918, d. 4 Dec.1918 Voiron, France

5.Marcel, b.29 Nov.1895 Port Said, d. 19 Aug.1968 Nice, m.to Germaine Castagnet, b. 24 Aug.1898 Port Said, d. 9 Dec.1993 Nice. One daughter: Hugette Jouane, she had 2 children: Ginette en Robert

3.Rose Jouane, b. 1859, d. 1943


4.Therese Eulalie Julie Jouane, b. 10 Dec.1860, Perpignan, France, married to Emmanuel Germain Martin Capdet


5.Louise Jouane, death in Egypt, married to Eugene Cholau


6. Angele Jouane, 1869, married to Senes, 1 child Suzanne Senes