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Mathurin Dreux
Male 1699 - 1772

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  • Birth  17 Feb 1699  Savigné-sur-Lathan, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Baptized  19 Feb 1699  L'église Saint-Pierre, Savigné-sur-Lathan, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census  24 Nov 1721  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    PIERRE and MATHURIN DREUX, brothers.
    2 masters, 10 Servants, 8 Negro Slaves, 2 Indian Slaves. 
    Census  01 Jan 1726  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Habitants of a small village called Chantilly, half a league from New Orleans
    The brothers DREUX, 2 masters, 3, servants, 7 negro slaves, 2 indian slaves. 
    Residence  01 Jan 1726  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    According to the Census of 1726, The Dreux Brothers stayed in a house on Rue du Quay (Street of the warves) when they were in town. 
    Census  01 Jul 1727  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Habitants along the road to the bayou and to Chantilly (now called Gentilly)
    The brothers DREUX, 2 masters, 1 servant, 12 Negro slaves, 2 Indian Slaves 
    Died  03 Jan 1772  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 73 
    Buried  08 Jan 1772  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I1200  Stewart
    Last Modified  15 Dec 2018 
     
    Father  Louis L'ainé Dreux, Sieur de la Croix,   b. 1666, Savigné sur Lathan, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1726, Savigné sur Lathan, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Françoise Harant,   b. 1663, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1753, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  birth 
    Married  Abt 1690  Savigné sur Lathan, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F733  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Claudine Françoise Hugot,   d. 8 Jan 1772, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Nov 1732  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    >1. François Louis Pierre Dreux,   b. Abt 1738, Gentilly Plantation, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Louis Dreux de Gentilly
    >3. Françoise Claudine Dreux,   b. Abt 1736,   d. 1 Aug 1804, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Jeanne Marie Dreux de Gentilly,   b. Abt 1744, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Françoise Charlotte Dreux,   b. 22 Mar 1745, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1835
    >6. Anne Félicité Dreux,   b. 19 Dec 1747, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1799, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Louis Guy Charles Dreux,   b. 22 Jan 1757, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1806, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  03 Jun 2009 
    Family ID  F380  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 17 Feb 1699 - Savigné-sur-Lathan, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptized - 19 Feb 1699 - L'église Saint-Pierre, Savigné-sur-Lathan, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - PIERRE and MATHURIN DREUX, brothers. 2 masters, 10 Servants, 8 Negro Slaves, 2 Indian Slaves. - 24 Nov 1721 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Habitants of a small village called Chantilly, half a league from New Orleans The brothers DREUX, 2 masters, 3, servants, 7 negro slaves, 2 indian slaves. - 01 Jan 1726 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - According to the Census of 1726, The Dreux Brothers stayed in a house on Rue du Quay (Street of the warves) when they were in town. - 01 Jan 1726 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Habitants along the road to the bayou and to Chantilly (now called Gentilly) The brothers DREUX, 2 masters, 1 servant, 12 Negro slaves, 2 Indian Slaves - 01 Jul 1727 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Nov 1732 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 73 - 03 Jan 1772 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 08 Jan 1772 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Partial Passenger List for <em>LE VAISSEAU LE PHILIPPE</em>
    Partial Passenger List for LE VAISSEAU LE PHILIPPE
    Mathurin Dreux was a passenger on The Philippe, dated 25 Jan 1719, from France to Louisiana. He was under the concession of Mr. Mazy
    Marriage Document
    Marriage Document
    This is a copy of pages 17 and 18 of Dreux Seigneur de Gentilly, a genealogical "thesis" on the Dreux family.

    L'An 1732 le dix Septieme Novembre, après avoir publié un ban de marriage a la Messe paroissials Dimanche dernier, et dispensé des deux autres pour bonnes et valables raisons entres le Sieur Mathurin Dreux, habitant de Gentilly,…
    Marriage Record for Robert Antoine Robin de Logny and Jeanne Dreux
    Marriage Record for Robert Antoine Robin de Logny and Jeanne Dreux
     
    Histories
    Development of Gentilly
    Development of Gentilly
    From a document on land development in the Gentilly area of New Orleans. Small paragraph excerpt pertaining to Mathurin Dreux
    Mathurin and Pierre Dreux's 'Plantation'
    Mathurin and Pierre Dreux's "Plantation"
    Background on the Dreux Brothers from a New Orleans question-and-answer website
    Passenger List for Le Vaisseau le Philippe (The Vessel Le Philippe) 25 Jan 1719 from France to Lousiana
    Passenger List for Le Vaisseau le Philippe (The Vessel Le Philippe) 25 Jan 1719 from France to Lousiana
    This is an excerpt from the full list.

    Source: Ship Lists of Passengers Leaving France for Louisiana 1718-1724, originally published in the Louisiana Historical Society Quarterly
     
  • Notes  Died:
    • MATHURIN DREUX, décédé le 3 Janvier 1772 age de 74 ans, inhume cimetiere de la paroisse.
      (Testament devant J. B. Garic le 7 Janv. 1772).

      L'an ml sept cent soixante douse le huit du mois de Janvier je soussigne ay inhume dans le cimetière de la paroisse le corps du Sieur Mathurin Dreux, Ancien officier de milice et marguiller de la paroisse le'quel est décédé le meme jour age de soixante et quatorze ans après avoir reçu les sacrement de l'Eglise, en foy de quoy j'ay signé le jour et an que dessus.

      F. Dagobert - Curé [4]
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S62] New Orleans Genesis, Vol 29, No. 114, p. 127.
      In Search of Royalty — The Dreux Family
      by Wilbur D. Starr

    2. [S4] Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacramental Records Volume 03 (1772-1783), Earl C. Woods, (New Orleans, La. : Archdiocese of New Orleans, 1987), F379 .N553 W66 1987 REF V.3., 104 (Reliability: 3).
      DREUX [@DREUIX]
      Mathurin, 74 yr., former militia officer and parish trustee,
      Interred: Jan 8, 1772,
      Died: Jan 8, 1772
      (SLC, F1, 1)

    3. [S2] Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacramental Records Volume 01 (1718-1750), Earl C. Woods, (New Orleans, La. : Archdiocese of New Orleans, 1987), F379 .N553 W66 1987 REF V.1., 84 (Reliability: 3).
      DREUX
      Maturin (dec. Louis, burgher of Savigny Souville, and Francoise HARANT), native of Savigny Souville, Diocese of Angers, resident of Gentilly, militia officer in this province,
      married Claudine Francoise HUGOT,
      Nov. 17, 1732
      Witnesses: Francoise MARTIN, the bride's mother, Pierre DREUX, the groom's brother, MORISSET, the bride's step-father, BOUNAUD, DU BUISSON, Charlotte DUVAL, Marieanne BOUNAUD, HUGOT
      (SLC, B1, 57)
      Entry 37

    4. [S72] Dreux Siegneur de Gentilly, F 372 D74..

  

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