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Re: DEYNAULT family
Posted by: Justin Lemaitre (ID *****0068) Date: August 27, 2002 at 07:40:37
In Reply to: Re: DEYNAULT family by Angela of 2225

These are notes and tidbits I found when working onthis family. I hope they are a help to you. Thanks again for what you sent to me.

Notes found on Pilie Family through St. Domingue research. I know it’s related to this family but have not been able to make the connection.

La Partie Française de L'Isle Saint-Domingue
Pilié, Furcy (Augustin) native of LaRochelle - brother of Louis Pilié (207), merchant from Gallet, Parish of the Croix-des-Bouquets where he died at 35 years on August 12, 1785. b. 1750.

The Road to Louisiana - The Saint-Domingue Refugees 1792-1809
Deschamps, Jerémie - Founder of "informal" colony on Island of Tartuga - moved to the adjacent country around Port de Paix in Spanish controlled Northwest Hispanola through the 17th century. "As buccaneering gave way to commerce and agriculture and stock raising, the area became formally French by the Treaty of Ryswick in 1679.

La Partie Française de L'Isle Saint-Domingue
Jérémie Deschamps - Chevalier du Moussal et du Rausset, Gentleman of Périgord and companion of LeVasseur, who he succeeded as manager of Flibutiers on the Island of Tartuga in 1656.

LaPlace Deschamps - nephew of Jérome Deschamps du Rausset commandant on Tartuga in 1663.

Jerome Deschamps, 1656 was manager of Filibutiers on Tartuga. His nephew, Jerome Deschamps was commandant on Tartuga in 1663.

Description Topographique, Physique, etc.
Pierre Bachelier - notary from Léogane (1695) - Judge in Petit-Gone (1700) - husband of Marguerite Agnes Duvivier.

Duvivier - Very old family originally from Toulouse, Fr. established at Cul-de-Sac.
François Jacques Duvivier -civil and criminal judge - Sénéchal de Léogane (baliff/land judge) - died at 55 years on March 26, 1698. His wife was Marguerite Duchène - died in 1704. They had 5 children - one daughter, Marguerite Agnés Duvivier married Pierre Bachelier, judge in Petit-Grave; a son, Jacques, born in 1689, became a Chevalier de St. Louis and commander of the militia in Léogane. He led a revolt against the Company and was named deputy of Cul-de-Sac by the Council of Léogane. François Duvivier, the other son of François Jacques Duvivier had several children dont Marthe Jérome Cons of the Council of Léongane, called Duvivier de la Mahautière. This family is extremely numerous and very important descendants, both legitimate and illegitimate.

Duvivier, Louise - wife of Jean Joseph Peyrant, her sister, Marie Françoise Duvivier was the wife of François Guillot.

Duvivier de la Mahautière, Marthe Jerome - of Jérémie - her daughter, Marthe Sophie married in Port-au-Prince on November 13, 1787, Hippolyte-René de Chardonnay of Nantes (Arch Col E 169).

Du Rausset, Jérémie Deschamps - Chevalier du Moussac - Gentleman of Pèrigord, companion pf de la Vasseur, he succeeded to the government of Filibusters on the Island of Tortue (1656)


Hispanola - Latinized form of La Isla Espanola.

Haiti - Indian name for "place of mountains."

British, Dutch, French took turns molesting Spanish shipping and colonies. By 1550's Spain lost interest in the island and moved to Mexico and Peru.

Buccaneers, chiefly French, settled on the island of Tartuga (Spanish for turtle) off the Northwest coast and spilled over to Hispanola. In 1697, Spain ceded the western end of the island of Hispanola to France.

Haiti, Saint-Domingue, was the most prosperous colony for France. It produced sugar, coffee, and indigo.


Jerome Deschamps (adult in 1663) - son - son - son - Olivier Deschamps (b. 1720).



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