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Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent[1]
Male 1724 - 1794

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  • Birth  1724  Longwy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptized  04 Apr 1724  St. Dagobet Church, Diocese of Treves, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  8 Aug 1794  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  09 Aug 1794  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I1948  Stewart
    Last Modified  10 Nov 2008 
     
    Father  Antoine de St. Maxent,   b. Abt 1710, Longwy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Lecocq 
    Relationship  birth 
    Married  12 Jan 1725 
    Family ID  F1345  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Elizabeth de La Roche,   b. 1734, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1809, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marie Elizabeth de St. Maxent,   b. 03 Feb 1752, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Marie Felicité de St. Maxent,   b. 27 Dec 1755, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1800, Madrid, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent,   b. 01 Nov 1758, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Maximillian Francois de St. Maxent,   b. 22 Apr 1761, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1825, Havana, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Maria Victoria de St. Maxent,   b. 30 May 1763, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Honoré Sosthene de St. Maxent,   b. 11 Jun 1765, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Marie Anne Joseph de Notre Dame de Mont Carmel de St. Maxent,   b. 28 Jul 1767, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1833, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Marie Antoinette Joseph de St. Maxent,   b. 17 Jan 1770, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1833
     9. Celestin Honoré de St. Maxent,   b. 27 Feb 1773, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1819, Manchac, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. Marie Héloïse Mercedes de St. Maxent,   b. 25 Sep 1775, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1831, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    The Family Gilbert Antoine de Saint Maxent and Elizabeth LaRoche (PDF file)
    The Family Gilbert Antoine de Saint Maxent and Elizabeth LaRoche (PDF file)
    Family of Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent (pdf file)
    Last Modified  01 Aug 2008 
    Family ID  F651  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1724 - Longwy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptized - 04 Apr 1724 - St. Dagobet Church, Diocese of Treves, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Aug 1794 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 09 Aug 1794 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Rider's Digest, May 19, 1969 - <em>Did you Know?</em>
    Rider's Digest, May 19, 1969 - Did you Know?
    About the home of Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent
    Rider's Digest, Jan 27, 1969 - <em>Did you Know?</em>
    Rider's Digest, Jan 27, 1969 - Did you Know?
    Short story on Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent's life.
    French Ancestors of Felicite de St. Maxent (1 of 4)
    French Ancestors of Felicite de St. Maxent (1 of 4)
    Article published about the family of Felicite de St. Maxent, reprinted in the New Orleans Genesis, September 1968, Volume 15, Number 68
    Originally printed in the Revue de Louisiana in the Summer of 1977, by Eric Beerman
    French Ancestors of Felicite de St. Maxent (2 of 4)
    French Ancestors of Felicite de St. Maxent (2 of 4)
    Article published about the family of Felicite de St. Maxent, reprinted in the New Orleans Genesis, September 1968, Volume 15, Number 68
    Originally printed in the Revue de Louisiana in the Summer of 1977, by Eric Beerman
    French Ancestors of Felicite de St. Maxent (3 of 4)
    French Ancestors of Felicite de St. Maxent (3 of 4)
    Article published about the family of Felicite de St. Maxent, reprinted in the New Orleans Genesis, September 1968, Volume 15, Number 68
    Originally printed in the Revue de Louisiana in the Summer of 1977, by Eric Beerman
    French Ancestors of Felicite de St. Maxent (4 of 4)
    French Ancestors of Felicite de St. Maxent (4 of 4)
    Article published about the family of Felicite de St. Maxent, reprinted in the New Orleans Genesis, September 1968, Volume 15, Number 68
    Originally printed in the Revue de Louisiana in the Summer of 1977, by Eric Beerman
     
    Histories
    Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent
    Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent
    Biography
     
  • Notes 
    • ST. MAXENT, Gilbert Antoine, merchant, Indian agent. Born, Longy, France, April 1724; son of Gilbert Antoine St. Maxent and Elizabeth Le Cocq. Emigrated to French Louisiana, ca. 1744. Business activities: operated New Orleans mercantile firm, 1749-1794; awarded government monopoly to trade with Illinois Indians, 1763; received land grant covering Chef Menteur area of New Orleans, 1763; sponsored settlement of St. Louis with commercial partner Pierre Laclède (q.v.), 1764. Married, 1749, Elizabeth La Roche, of New Orleans. Children, including Marie Elizabeth, wife of Luis de Unzaga (q.v.), and Marie Félicité (q.v.), wife of Bernardo de Gálvez (q.v.). Government service: named official Spanish Indian Commissioner by Alejandro O'Reilly (q.v.), 1770; fought in the campaigns of Bernardo de Gálvez, 1779-1781; named commander of the Louisiana Militia, 1783. Died, New Orleans, August 8, 1794; interred St. Louis Cemetery. L.T.C. Source: James J. Coleman, Jr., Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent: The Spanish-Frenchman of New Orleans (1968).

      Source: http://lahistory.org/site36.php

    Buried:
    • Ecclesiastical Burial by Friar Joaquin de Portillo, St. Louis Cathedral
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S55] The Family Gilbert Antoine de Saint Maxent and Elizabeth LaRoche, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert_Antoine_de_St._Maxent.

    2. [S6] Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacramental Records Volume 05 (1791-1795), Earl C. Woods, (New Orleans, La. : Archdiocese of New Orleans, 1987), F379 .N553 W66 1987 REF V.5., 339 (Reliability: 3).
      Gilberto Antonio ST. MAXENT, native of Lorraine,
      66 yr.,
      colonel of the royal army attached to the staff of this bastion,
      married in this city to Isabel LA ROCHE,
      interred Aug. 9, 1794,
      died Aug. 8, 1794
      (SLC, F4, 13)

  

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