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Pierre Dreux
Male 1695 - 1742

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  • Birth  07 Oct 1695  Savigné-sur-Lathan, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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  Bef 3 Nov 1742 
    Person ID  I2062  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  Anne Marie Corbin de Bachemin,   b. Abt 1715,   d. Aft 1770 
    Married  28 Apr 1733  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Last Modified  25 Apr 2007 
    Family ID  F691  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 07 Oct 1695 - 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 - 28 Apr 1733 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    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
     
  • Notes 
    • One of the original eight founders of New Orleans.
    • "Monsieur de Bienville, General Commandant of Louisiana arrived with six vessels loaded with provisions and men. There were thirty workmen, all convicts; six carpenters and four Canadians. There were also Monsieur Pailloux, commander of the future city, Monsieur Chassin, intendant of commerce and Monsieur Dreux. Monsieur de Bienville cut the first cane and Monsieur Pailloux and Monsieur Dreux the second, and also tried to open a passage through the dense canebrake from the river to the place where the barracks were to be" -- Jonathas Darby

    Died:
    • Date his Widow remarried.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [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
      Pierre (Louis and Francoise HARAND), native of Savigny in Anjou, Diocese of Angers, military officer,
      married Anne Marie CORBIN BACHEMIN, April 28, 1733.
      Witnesses: Jean CORBIN, the bride's father, Anne Marie Judith HARDY, the bride's mother, Mathurin DREUX, the groom's brother, MORISSET [MORISET], Jeanne CORBIN, Francoise MARTIN, Jeanne VAGUET, BACHEMIN CORBIN, DAUDEN HUGOT, HUGOT, HARANT, J. DARBY
      (SLC, B1, 60)

    2. [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., 56 (Reliability: 3).
      Anne Marie (Jean and Anne Marie Judith LE HARDY), native of St. Malo, married Piere DREUX, April 28, 1733
      (SLC, B1, 60)

  

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