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Jean Baptiste Jaham, sieur de Vertpré
Male 1610 - 1685

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  • Suffix  sieur de Vertpré 
    Birth  1610  St. Mars des Prés, Poitou, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1685 
    Age: 75 
    Person ID  I1270  Stewart
    Last Modified  21 Mar 2014 
    Father  Jehen Jaham 
    Relationship  birth 
    Family ID  F454  Group Sheet
    Family 1  Marie Deville,   d. 1655 
    Married  Abt 1642  [1
    >1. Jean Baptiste Cristophe Jaham de Vertpré,   b. 1643,   d. 1727
    >2. François Jaham Dupré, alias Jaham de Vertpré,   b. 1645,   d. 1699
     3. Isabeau Jaham,   b. 1646, Le Marigot, Martinique Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Marie Jaham de Vertpré,   b. 1649,   d. Abt 1696
    >5. Jacques Jaham des Prés,   b. 1652, Le Marigot, Martinique Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1703
    Last Modified  21 Nov 2010 
    Family ID  F409  Group Sheet
    Family 2  Françoise Masse de Beauvais,   b. 1637, L'Ile de Ré, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1700, Le Marigot, Martinique Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1656 
    >1. Anne Aimée Jaham de Vertpré,   b. 1660,   d. 1720
    >2. Jean-Baptiste Jaham des Fontaines,   b. 1662, Le Marigot, Martinique Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1724, Le Marigot, Martinique Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Pierre Jaham des Rivières,   b. 1667,   d. 29 Sep 1715
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2008 
    Family ID  F458  Group Sheet
  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Jean-Baptiste de Jaham (1610-1685) was born in Saint-Mars-des-Prés in the Vendée region of France. In 1635 he immigrated to Martinique in the West Indies where he settled and became an important member of the community. He became the Lord of Vertpré. Jean-Baptiste married twice, to Françoise Masse and Marie Deville, and was the father of eight children. Descendants live in Martinique and other parts of the world.

    • From Guy de Jaham:

      Extrait du Dictionnaire


      Publié à Bordeaux en 1928


      JAHAM The first member of this family arrived in MARTINIQUE in 1635 with DU PARQUET he was called JEAN JAHAM sieur DE VERTPRE, born in 1610 at St-Mars des Prés POITOU FRANCE.

      Jean Jaham was among the 6 men which was the official escort of Jacques DU PATQUET named by the king of France to take possession of the island of MARTINIQUE.

      Jean Jaham was captain of the first Armed Forces in service in the island, he died in 1685. He was first married to MARIE DYEL who died in 1655. They had 5 children:
      1_ JEAN JAHAM de VERPTRE, born 1643, died 1687
      2_ François JAHAM DUPRE, born 1645, died 1699
      3_ Jacques JAHAM DES PRES, born 1650, died 1708, married in 1676, to Adrienne DYEL de GRAVILLE who was great-great grandmother of the empress JOSEPHINE to the Emperor BONAPARTE NAPOLEON 1er.
      4_ Isabeau, born 1646
      5_ Marie, born 1649, married to Jean MASSE de BEAUVAIS.

      From his second marriage in 1656 with Françoise MASSE de BEAUVAIS, Jean JAHAM de VERTPRE had the following children:
      Pierre JAHAM DES RIVIERES, born 1667, died 1715
      Anne, born 1660, died 1720
      Jean-Baptiste JAHAM DES FONTAINES, born 1662, was married in 1685 to Jeanne GOBERT DE BULLION, they had 9 children:

      1_ Jean-François JAHAM DES FONTAINES, born 1687
      2_ Pierre-Paul JAHAM DES RIVIERES, born 1695, died 1781
      3_ Augustin JAHAM DE VALMONT, born 1699, died 1776
      4_ Louis ANtoine Jean JAHAM DE MONLOUIS, born 1700, died 1767
      5_ Jaen-Baptiste JAHAM DE PLAINVAL, born 1702, died 1783
      6_ Jean-Baptiste Paul JAHAM DE HAUTMONT, born 1707
      7_ Marie-Rose
      8_ Jeanne
      9_ Jeanne Catherine

      Jean Baptiste JAHAM DES FONTAINES, from his second marriage in 1710 with Marguerite de la GARRICUE, had 5 children:

      1_ Pierre Dominique JAHAM DE RANCOURT, born 1720
      2_ Charles François JAHAM DE LISLET, born 1723
      3_ Marie-Rose, born 1713, died 1731
      4_ Madeleine Françoise, born 1714, died 1731
      5_ Marie-Anne, born 1718 died 1727

      Jeanne JAHAM DES FONTAINES, born 1692, died 1779, was married in 1731 to Jacques Hyacinthe LE VASSOR DE LA CHARDONNERIE
  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Roglo Genealogical Database, Pierre Molinard.


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