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||About 1865, A.J. Condamin took his first son, Louis Augustin Condamin, and ostensibly went on a business trip to New Orleans; however, this was not his purpose at all. Instead, he boarded a ship with his son and went back to France, thereby abandoning his wife and daughter in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was not heard from after that date.|
In the 1980s, when Julia Guice was City Historian for Biloxi, she received an inquiry from France as to the possible descendants of the family. Apparently, the descendants of Louis Augustin Condamin have multiplied and still live in France.
|CONDAMIN, Louis Augustin (I2499)
||About 1888, Jeff Mulholland and Ramon Quave opened a mercantile store near Back Bay. After he was bought out by Quave, he organized the Imperial Seafood Company of Seymour, at a site on Back Bay purchased from his mother-in-law, Rosina Harvey, in 1911. He was also actively engaged in real estate, finance and construction. ||MULHOLLAND, Jefferson Davis (I2180)
||According to her obituary in The Sun Herald, "She loved music, studying history, genealogy, ships of any kind, and the Gulf Coast." ||FORETICH, Katherine Francis (I911)
||According to his daughter, Kathy Jo Foretich Young, he was supposed to be "Joseph Stanislaus Foretich, III" but there was a mistake on his birth certificate, which named him "Joseph Stanislaus Foretich, Jr." ||FORETICH, Joseph Stanislaus Jr. (I5346)
||According to his father's 1918 obituary, he was at the time "an employee of the Illinois Central railway." ||WEBB, John Henry (I4759)
||According to his father's 1918 obituary, he was at the time a "motion picture expert of the army Y.M.C.A. at Camp McClellan, Anniston, Ala." ||WEBB, James Oliver Jr. (I4758)
||According to his granddaughter Kathy Jo Foretich Young, he helped build the Biloxi Lighthouse. ||FORETICH, Joseph Stanislaus Jr. (I189)
||According to his obituary, "Robert spent most of his professional life in the construction business building roads, alongside his father at RC Cowan Construction Company in Florida. Robert loved traveling, fishing, family, friends, cooking gumbo, reading, crosswords, and watching Mississippi State Football. Most of all he loved entertaining family and friends, and you could always count on hearing a great story. Robert most recently lived in D’Iberville, but spent a lot of his life in the Cocoa Beach, FL area, as well as in Biloxi, MS." ||COWAN, Robert Clifton III (I599)
||According to obituary of Robert Clifton Cowan, III, Cowan Road in Gulfport, Mississippi, was named after him. ||COWAN, Douglas Decatur (I5318)
||According to Stephen White, Dictionnaire Genealogique des Familles Acadiennes, published 1999 , there isn’t a specific birth year that can be attributed to Germain. It is unknown where the early genealogical researchers came up with the year of 1595.|
Again, according to Stephen White, Germain was born at Couperans en Brie or Conflans en Brye. Researcher/genealogist F. René Perron of Sèvres, France, states that La Verdure, the fiefdom of Germain, is located in Champagne Brie, ten kilometers north of La Ferte-Gaucher. La Ferte-Gaucher is located about 45 miles east of Paris in Seine-et-Marne Department.
Germain DOUCET dit Laverdure [born about 1595], native of Couperans-in-Brie, France, arrived in Acadia in 1632 with the Commander Isaac de Razilly and Charles de Menou d'Aulnay. The King of France gave Razilly, a Knight in the Order of Malta, the task of retaking possession of the colony of Acadia from the English following the treaty of St-Germain-en-Laye, which returned Acadia to France. Two ships, the St-Jehan and the L'Esperance-in-Dieu, left from d'Auray in Brittany on the 23rd of July, 1632. Germain Doucet was an officer [a Major (Captain of Arms)] among the small group of soldiers that accompanied this mission.
Doucet apparently was accompanied by his wife, Marguerite [see note below] and his son, Pierre, and his daughter, Louise-Marguerite [or Marguerite-Louise-Judith]. The family landed first at La Heve [La Have], where Germain assisted in the construction of Fort Sainte-Marie-de-Grace. [Note: The name of Germain's wife is unknown.]
Within three months of their arrival, Razilly sent d'Aulnay to retake Port Royal, which was still occupied by the English. Doucet, who would always be d'Aulnay's faithful friend, accompanied him on this mission. At Port Royal, those English colonists who wanted to leave the colony and return to England were boarded on the St-Jehan and sent first to La Heve. Germain Doucet then accompanied the St-Jehan to England to return the English colonists. From there, Doucet returned to France, where he met d'Aulnay aboard the Esperance-en-Dieu, and they returned to Acadia with new French colonists.
Later, in 1635, d'Aulnay was ordered to retake possession of Fort Pentagouet at the western limit of Acadia near the present day Castin, Maine, from the British. Once again, Germain Doucet accompanied d'Aulnay, this time with his family. D'Aulnay returned to Port Royal after the fort was retaken and left Doucet in command of a small garrison. The British soon sent a detachment from Plymouth, Mass., to try to retake the fort, but the French under the command of Germain Doucet, successfully repelled the attack.
Razilly was governor of but a part of Acadia. The rest of the colony was governed by Charles de La Tour. La Tour and Razilly coexisted in Acadia on peaceful terms, but in late 1635, Razilly died suddenly, leaving his position as governor of his part of the colony to his brother, Claude de Razilly. Unwilling to leave France, Claude de Razilly delegated his powers to Charles de Menou d'Aulnay. Soon after d'Aulnay succeeded to this post, relations with La Tour deteriorated, in part due to a confusing geographic division of the colony between the two governors by the King of France. By 1636, this quarrel had degenerated to open warfare, and La Tour demanded that d'Aulnay give up the post at Pentagouet, commanded by Doucet. D'Aulnay and Doucet refused to do so, and proceeded to make plans to reinforce the fort. A small party sent from Fort Pentagouet to Port Royal for provisions, which very well may have included the commander, Doucet, was captured by forces loyal to La Tour and held prisoner. But soon after, La Tour is defeated and captured following a naval engagement with the vessel of d'Aulnay.
In 1645, following the death of the commander, Isaac Pessely, Doucet was named commander of the garrison at Port Royal. By 1647, the forces loyal to d'Aulnay had consolidated their power over the colony, and La Tour was forced to take refuge in Quebec. However, in May 1650, d'Aulnay drowned when his canoe overturned in the Riviere du Moulin. D'Aulnay's widow, Jeanne de Mottin, and Germain Doucet executed d'Aulnay's possession.
In 1651, Jeanne de Mottin married her late husband's rival, Charles de La Tour, and through this marriage, La Tour retook power in the colony. Doucet signed as a witness to their marriage, and La Tour left him in command of the garrison at Port Royal.
In July 1654, despite the fact that England and France were at peace, Major Robert Sedgewick of Boston attacked and took La Tour's fort at Pentagouet, and proceeded immediately to lay siege to Port Royal. Doucet and his men resisted the attack for 16 days, however, faced with an opponent superior in numbers and armament, Doucet was finally forced to surrender Port Royal to Sedgewick and the English. Doucet and his wife were taken prisoner and returned to France, never to return to the New World.
Prior to serving as Commander of Port Royale, he served as the tutor of the children of Governor Charles D'Aulnay. His daughter, Marguerite-Louise Doucet, traveled to Acadie with him and later married Abraham Dugas.
|DOUCET DIT LAVERDURE, Germain I (I1035)
||According to the book Shipbuilding in Korcula, the shipbuilder Ivan Foretić Jurov returned from emigration from Malta in 1816. This is likely Giovanni Foretić (1785-1869). He developed shipbuilding activities during the first half of the 19th century, not only in his native Korcula but also in the Croatian Littoral (Hrvatsko primorje) (Rijeka, Martinscica, Bakar). |
[In the reference to "Ivan Foretić Jurov," the name "Jurov" comes from "son of Juro," Juro being a form of Giorgio, along with Djuro, Jure, etc.]
|FORETIĆ, Ivan (I284)
||across Back Bay ||SEYMOUR, Lazarus (I2479)
||across from Floral Hills ||SWITZER, Rhoda (I4219)
||Added 's' to spelling of last name. ||RICHARDS, Arthur Edward (I4356)
||admitted ||SUMMERLIN, Mary Ann (I186)
||adopted ||SLAY, Alma Bonita Calderon (I402)
||adopted by Carlen & Renee Pycha; has step-brother (?) Eric Luts ||PYCHA, Arica Nicole (I653)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||DESHAZO, Makayla Darae (I4144)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||MURRAY, Jacqueline Anne (I812)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||TROUT, Jim (I5739)
||Adopted by stepfather, David Keith Mitchell, and took his last name. ||NORTON, Shelley (I3118)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||TISCHER, Arthur Harold “Art” (I90)
||After his mother died, his sister Sue got him enlisted in the Army at age 17. They lied about his age. ||VENUS, Charles Clay Sr. (I4542)
||After marriage, lived in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Captain of tugboat on the Tombigbee River that was owned by his uncle, who paid him $300/month. Later told his children he had been the “richest man in town.” He and Willie lived in the biggest and most beautiful home in Tuscaloosa, high on a hill on the banks of the Tombigbee. Their first two children, Katherine and Marguerite, were born there. When the girls were young, the river flooded and the house was lost, so the family relocated to Biloxi, Mississippi. In Biloxi, the family lived in a big house on Howard Avenue, together with William’s mother, “Grandma Morrison,” and Willie’s mother, Grandma Rafield.|
When the children were in their teens, William bought a house in Fort Pierce, Florida, as a second home. Thereafter, the family divided its time between Biloxi and Fort Pierce, where they would often stay for months at a time.
Retired at age 50, following a heart attack.
Lifetime member of Elks Club.
Lived last years of his life at the old Biloxi Hotel, where he died in 1962.
|SLAY, William Gray (I58)
||after returning home when Civil War ended ||CLARK, Alexander Elliott Jr. (I1268)
||after Saucier ||Family F1320
||Age in 1880 census given as 45, which would put birth year around 1835. ||Sophie (I1567)
||AKA “Dobra”? ||DOBROŠIĆ, Justina (I220)
||AKA John Baptiste|
Sept. 9, 1850 Census of Harrison County shows John B. Jr., age 6, living with his father and 2nd wife, Evelina Fournier
1860 Census of Harrison County, Mississippi has John B. Jr., age 16, living with his father and 3rd wife Rebecca Wells
|FORETICH, Jean Baptiste (I243)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||CALHOUN, Kate Putnam “Katie” (I167)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||LAMADUE, Michele (I130)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||LAMADUE, Mark (I129)
||Also had a twin who was killed at the same time as he was. ||JERICEVIC, Giovanni G. (I3324)
||Alternate spellings: Gautreau, Gauterot, Gaudreault and Gautrot|
Arrived in Acadia about 1636.
|GAUTREAUX, Francois (I1193)
||Among the 112 French inhabitants of the Mobile district in 1764 who took the Oaths of Allegiance and Fidelity to his British Majesty, King George III after British took possession of Mobile.|
Lived with family on Deer Island, Mississippi, in 1766; then moved to Mobile by 1770. In 1772, a hurricane hit Mobile, flooding all the houses with several feet of water.
In 1774, received gift of property from brother-in-law, Louis Mazurier. It was almost 2 acres on the east side of the Tensa River at the Bluff.
After Galvez captured Mobile, Bosarge was among 67 Frenchmen who took oath of allegiance to the Spanish King Charles III in 1780.
Moved family to Bayou LaBatre in 1786. Some say he was the original settler or Bayou La Batre.
In 1786 the Spanish governor of Louisiana made a land grant of Bayou la Batre, on the Alabama Gulf Coast, to Joseph Bosarge “for the purpose of fishing and planting corn and… to conceal his misery and the poverty of his family from the world”.
|BOSARGE, Joseph (I1263)
||An Acadian Parish Remembered: Philippe de Pobomkou
Registre/Registre - RG 1 Vol. 26 p.286
Prêtre/Priest - Justinien Durand
Date d'enregistrement/Registration date - 16 January 1708
Événement/Event - Marriage
Marié/Groom - Philippe de Pobomkou, also as an insert between p.24-25, baptised by Gaulin 4 December 1707
Père/Father - Mius de Pobomkou
Mère/Mother - Anne de St. Etienne
Mariée/Bride - Therese de St. Castin
Père/Father - Vincent baron de St. Castin
Mère/Mother - Marie Pidiwammiskwa
[Above from (and image available)]: http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/cap/acadian/registers_image.asp?ID=1219&Search=de%20St.%20Castin&fieldSelect=surname ||D'ABBADIE, Thérèse de Saint Castin (I1661)
||An Indian. ||PISTIKIOKONAY (I5671)
||Appeared in Daily Herald on Aug. 24, 1910:|
"DEATH OF MRS. LAMEY"
"Mrs. Louisa Lamey, aged 62 years, died last night at her residence, 882 Reynoir street. The deceased was a native of Arkansas and had been a resident of Biloxi for the last forty years".
Appeared in Daily Herald on Aug. 25, 1910:
"MRS. LOUISA LAMEY"
"Mrs. Louisa Lamey, sixty-seven years old, wife of Anthony Lamey, died at 10 o'clock Tuesday night. The deceased was a native of Missouri and had been a resident of Biloxi for the last fifty years. The funeral will take place from the residence, 882 Reynoir street, at 5 o'clock this afternoon".
|RHODES, Louisa L. (I1315)
||Appears in 1766 Census of the Acadian Coast, Louisiana. ||BERGERON, Marie Genevieve (I1023)
||Appears in 1769 Census of the Acadian Coast of Louisiana (p. 168).|
Appears in 1777 Census of the Acadian Coast (p. 186) as living in St. James Parish, Louisiana
|LOUVIERE, Charles (D'Amours) (I1020)
||approximate ||WELLS, Louisa Rebecca (I184)
||Armurier du Roy...Lt. General in Acadia, 1640. Gunsmith for King Louis XIII. When Abraham arrived in 1640 he was "armorer of the King" and lieutenant general in Acadia. In 1671 census of Port Royal he is listed as a plowman having 16 arpents of cleared land. Position of Lt. General at Port Royal was probably a civil administrator and judge rather than military. Another source interprets it as justice of the peace and chief of police.|
Also Known As: Dugast, Dougast
Census: 1671 Census of Port Royal, Abraham Dugast, gunsmith, 55, wife Marie Judith Coucet; Children: Claude 19, Martin 15, Abraham 10, and 5 daughters; cattle 19, sheep 3.
Census: 1686 Port Royal, Abraham Dugas 70, Marguerite Doucet 50.
|DUGAS, Abraham II dit Coignet (I1030)
||arrival in United States aboard Martha Washington ||KOVACEVICH, Sima (I4304)
||arrived from Canada with d'Iberville ||BAUDREAU, Sieur Jean Baptiste dit Graveline (I1820)
||Arrived in USA via Ellis Island|
Passenger Record : .....
15 Jun 1911
|SKOKANDICH, Ante (I4072)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||SLAY, Robert Lawrence (I397)
||arrived with sister Mary Rosetti on ship Neckar; departed from Bremen, Germany ||ROSETTI, Giovanni Paulo (I4303)
||article in Daily Herald re visit to Biloxi ||FORETICH, Julius Christopher (I269)
||As a caulker, sailed in ships under the Dubrovnik flag in the years 1749, 1760, 1767 and 1770. ||FORETIĆ, Antonio (I283)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||PIQUE, Charles Sessel (I54)