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||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||SAULS, Lana Olivia (I21)
||She was a kind soul with a loving and generous heart, and was always giving to others. She enjoyed interior design, flower arranging and giving new life to anything broken or in need of repair.--from Sun Herald obituary ||LORENTZ, Claudette (I5146)
||Ship “Saint Jehan” sailed from La Rochelle, France to Acadia, Canada on April 1, 1636.|
Other spellings: Bayolle, Bajolet, Barillost, Barriault, Barillot, Bayou
|BAYOL, Nicholas (I1007)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||BELIC, Sir James (I3967)
||Social Security Administration lists DOB as August 29, 1931 ||MURRAY, Joseph William (I803)
||Social security number 560-03-8044 issued in California. ||MATULOVIC, Petar (I3685)
||Sold vegetables from her garden to help build Fernwood Baptist Church. Hated grass in her yard so she kept geese to eat it all. ||SWITZER, Rhoda (I4219)
||Son from previous wife? Born several years before marriage to Laura Boss. ||RAFIELD, Louis E. (I1301)
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|Name Unknown (I329)
||Sources saying Noelle Gagnon was daughter of Pierre Gagnon and Renee Roger seem suspect. Authoritative sources fail to note any relationship between Noelle and this important founding family of New France. ||GAGEUT, Noelle /GAGNON (I1425)
||Sources stating she immigrated to Acadia in 1631 with 1st husband Jean Claude Landry appear suspect based on dates and research of Acadian genealogy experts. ||SALLES, Marie (I1218)
||Southern Memorial Park? ||BROWN, Frank (I2396)
||St. Elmo, Alabama ||SUMMERLIN, Elizabeth (I773)
||St. Louis Cathedral funeral record (1837-1840, Folio 225, Act 854)
On Monday 8 October 1838, was buried in the second Holy Cemetery, of the Holy Cathedral and parochial church of Saint Louis of this city, the Bishropric of New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, one of the states of North America, the body of the deceased Don Ramon Canet, resident of our parish, of about forty years of age, a naval officer and native of Ciudadela on the island of Menorca, one of the Balearic Islands of Spain, He was married in his country to Dona Magdalena Manent and newly arrived in this city. He was the son of Don Ramon Canet, living in the city of Mahon in the said island of Merorca, and the deceased Dona Margarita.|
"Headed to St. Augustine today for the Menorcan Festival. Will post pictures for all my family and cousins from the Cannette side of the family. The original Menorcan's who came to Florida were indentured servants who were treated as slaves and had to appeal to the Governor of Florida for their Freedom in 1777. They left the plantation in New Smyrna under Turnbull and walked all the way to St. Augustine. Our great ancestor Ramon Canet came from Menorca and his ancestors great great Uncles and Aunts were part of this group. I have pictures of the Pons house which belong to a ancestor of our great (x howmany) grandmother."--Judy Lepoma, Facebook post, March 9, 2013
|CANET, Ramon (I3034)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||Family F10
||Started using last name "Hilton" as a teenager.|
My grandfather did know his dad Charles, but they did not get along. My grandfather went by Gutierrez until he went to join the navy and Charles would not sign the papers that had to be signed since my grandfather was under age. That is when my grandfather started using the Hilton name. He signed up as "Willie Hilton" and his stepfather gave the approval for him to join the navy. My dad also said that as a kid, he and his siblings used to go to the water slides on front beach and they were allowed to go for free because the owner was a relative of Charles. My grandfather was the illegitimate child, so I guess that is why there are no records of him in the family. He was born 5 months after Charles' daughter.
|GUTIERREZ, Willie Lee (I4743)
||Stayed in Montreal area most of his life; married and had eight children who lived to adulthood ||BAUDREAU, Paul (I2319)
||Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; p. 718; own copy. #1: Francois GIROUARD dit LA VARANNE, born around 1621, a "laboureur." He married around 1647 to Jeanne AUCOIN, sister of Michelle AUCOIN (married to Michel BOUDROT). On the 1671 census at Port Royal he is 50 years old; in 1686, age 70 years [sic]. He died before the census of 1693.|
Web page of Univ. of Moncton, Centre d'etudes acadiennes, by Stephen White, on the 37 Acadian families hosting the 1994 World Congress; orig. published by La Societe historique acadienne, CAHIERS; vol. 25, no. 2&3 (Apr-Sep 1994), at . Francois GIROUARD, born in France around 1621, arrived in Acadia in 1640. He married around 1647 Jeanne AUCOIN; five children.
Arsenault, H&G, p. 567 (Port Royal). Spelled GIROUARD, but under variants also listed GIROIR. Born in 1621, doubtlessly originally from La Chausse'e, department of Vienne in the Loudun region of France (footnote cites Massignon). He arrived in Acadia around 1640, married around 1647.
NAME: Spelled GIROUER on son Germain's marriage record.
CENSUS-NAME: 1671, Port Royal, Acadia [p. 10], age 50 years, "Laboreur." Living with wife 40. Of their 5 children, 3 are married. They have 16 cattle, 6 sheep, and 8 arpans of land.
CENSUS: 1678, Clarence J. d'Entremont, "Recensement de Port-Royal," in MEMOIRES DE LA SOCIETE GENEALOGIQUE CANADIENNE-FRANCAISE; vol. 22, no. 4; p. 229; sent by PERSI in Jun 1999. On Folio 18: Francois GIROUER, listed with Jeanne AUCOIN, and Germain GIROUER, age 22 years. They have 15 arpents of land, with 18 head of cattle.
CENSUS: 1686, Port Royal, Acadia, age 70 [born in 1616?]. A note after he and his wife Jeanne AUCOIN's names states: "I a eu 5 enfans dont le recensement est ce-? apres." They own 1 gun, 3 arpens land, 9 cattle, 12 sheep and 7 pigs.
NAME: Son-in-law Pierre RICHARD gave Francois' name in 1767 as Jacques GIROUARD, dit La VARANNE [Varenne?], who came from France with his wife Jeanne AUCOIN, who settled at Port Royal and both died there. [Was he mistaken? Jacques GIROUARD dit LA VARENNE is the name of wife Madeleine's brother, son of Francois, born 1648.] (See "Acadians of Belle-Isle-en-Mer," in NEW ORLEANS GENESIS.)
BIRTH-NAME-MARRIAGE-CENSUS: Clarence J. d'Entremont, "The GIROUARD Family," in LE REVEIL ACADIEN; vol. XII, no. 3 (Aug 1996); p. 63. The head of the Acadian branch of the family is Francois GIROUARD, but he is not the Francois who is found in the archives of La Chausse'e, France, since he was there in 1679 as well, in an act from a Loudon notary. (Reference: E453/118-119) He could have been from any of several La Varenne locations in France, since that was the name given him on the Belle-Ile-en-Mer genealogical declarations. According to those, as well, he and Jeanne AUCOIN were already married at the time of their arrival in Acadia, which would place them with the contingent of colonists in the "200 Elite Men" of Jacques de Poix, Sieur de Saint-Mas, brought over in 1651.
From: Girouard Family Home page
There are two Girouard families in North America. We can assume that they are ancestors from the same family in old France. This focus of this web site is the first Girouard family to come from France and settle in North America around 1650. This was Francois Girouard and his wife Jeanne Aucoin. They left France and came to North America to live in Port Royal, Acadia, New France. Today this is now known as Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada. The group of French people that established this colony have came to be known as the Acadians.
The Acadians were a peaceful people that found the Bay of Fundy environment to be easy to manage by creating dikes on the inlets. The Acadians families helped each other and lived peaceably with the native Indians, the Micmacs. The rule of this new land passed a number of times between the French and the English,but all the Acadians wanted to do was to be neutral in the conflicts. They refused to take sides and sign an oath of allegiance to the British Crown. In 1755 an English Governor, Charles Lawrence had 10,000 Acadians deported from their beloved Acadian homeland, burned their villages, and killed their animals in case they somehow returned. They were dispersed to various locations on the Atlantic seaboard and England. In some cases families were split up never to see each other again and many died
The Acadian Girouard Family split into 3 groups, those who found their way back to Canada: Quebec and New Brunswick, and the third in a Spanish colony which we now know as Louisiana. A large number of the descendants from the 2 Canadian groups came into New England during the expansion of the textile mills in the 1850s. Their descendants have now spread across the US.
|GIROUARD, Francois (Jacques) dit La Varanne (I1213)
||studied with the convent of the Ursulines in Quebec ||D'ABBADIE, Brigitte (I1738)
||Sun Herald obituary, June 7, 2011|
Buddy was born and raised in Biloxi and was a retired architect, having practiced for 55 years on the Coast. His design work consisted of over 500 projects, some of which include the Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, Our Lady of Fatima Church, Singing River Hospital System, old Biloxi High School, Biloxi Public Safety Complex, Jefferson Bank and the Windjammer Condo. Prior to his retirement, he was the oldest practicing architect in Biloxi.
Buddy graduated from Biloxi High School in 1942, where he was a member of the basketball team, band, and student council. Later that same year, he joined the Navy and served in the Pacific Theater on board the USS Portland (Sweet Pea). He served as Quartermaster until the end of WWII. Following the war, the USS Portland made two trips to Europe to bring home American Troops. During his stay in the Navy, he received eight bronze battle stars- from Tarawa to Okinawa, and two Philippine Liberation Stars. He was honorably discharged in January 1946.
After the war, Buddy worked with his father at the Westerguard Boat Works on Lee St. In the fall of 1946, he enrolled at LSU and finished in 1951, with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering. While at LSU, he married Gloria Swetman in 1950. Buddy also played drums in Lee Fortier's Dance Band and in a combo at venues across the coast including; Gus Stevens, Ballerina, Joe Simons and Gulf Hills. Besides being a talented musician, he was an excellent cook and fisherman.
Following graduation from LSU, Buddy served his three year apprenticeship with Smith & Dawson Architects in Gulfport. In 1955, he opened his office at the Barq's Building. He later moved his office to Gulf Towers and eventually to Fountain Square, which also included his restaurant; The Fountain.
Buddy was preceded in death by his parents; Mr. Henry and Edmee (Thensted) Fountain, his former wife, Gloria Swetman Fountain, two sons; Sean and Taylor Fountain, brother; Stanton Fountain, Sr.; and grandson, Tanner Fountain.
He is survived by his wife, Rhoda Fountain; two sisters, Gerry Blessey and Jean Kridle; his seven children, Valri Crosby (Ron), Kim Kennedy, Craig Fountain (Dixie), Dama Fountain (Royce Osborn), Wendy O'Connor, Kelly Fountain, and Lori Clark (Jeff); his twelve grandchildren, Ryan (Christy), Myles, Elizabeth, and Gloria Crosby, Anna and Caroline O'Connor, Nija and Seth Fountain, Holly Letort (Mike), Claire and Harrison Fountain, Finnen Clark; and great-granddaughter, Hannah Letort.
Read more: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/sunherald/obituary.aspx?n=hf-fountain-buddy&pid=151614330#ixzz1QQ8NoNqy
|FOUNTAIN, Henry F. Jr. (I1602)
||Tchouticabouffa area ||FAYARD, Rose Cecile Alexis (I3054)
||The family moved into a shotgun house on south Delauney street in 1937. Lottie lived in the house almost 50 years. In 1988, it was moved about a block away to the new Biloxi town green off U.S. 90 near Lameuse Street and used as an administrative building for the City. It was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.|
"I also remember ocassionally going to Aunt Lottie's home to visit, also remember everyday at exactly 2 o'clock she & Aunt Carrie would go to my great grandmother's house for coffee - I thought it was kind of cute that they would bring 1 small bottle of coca cola & split between the 2 of them before drinking coffee. Your grandmother was always impeccably dressed." -- Memory of Deborah Pitalo Snyder (great-granddaughter of Lenora "Nora" Duggan Scarbrough), in email to HJG 3/15/2011.
|DUGGAN, Charlotte Agnes (I14)
||The family name of "Mimi" in Hancock County history has generally been associated with Indian descendants.|
Listed in 1870 Hancock County Census as "Josephine Cooper"
|MIMI, Josephine (I5468)
||then called "Belle Fountaine" ||SEYMOUR, Jean Baptiste (I2128)
||then known as Massacre Island; part of French Louisiana settlement ||BAUDREAU, Jean Baptiste dit Graveline II (I1266)
||Theodore, Ala. ||SUMMERLIN, David (I772)
||Third daughter given the same name! ||LADNER, Marie Louise Christian (I2454)
||third district (corner of Union and Solidelle Streets) ||GUTIERREZ, Raphaela (I35)
||Third of five marriages of Beatrice Foretich. Not clear whether this was a remarriage to her first husband, Hagen Cowan. ||COWAN, _____ (I200)
||Third of three marriages of Eleanor Foretich. ||SCHMIDT, Charles (I204)
||Third of three marriages of Haven Dunlap Foretich ||LOCKARD, Joyce Ann (I203)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||GUTIERREZ, Katherine Gay (I63)
||took possession of seigneury of Bellechasse ||MARSOLET, Nicolas III de Saint-Aignan (I1071)
||Twenty-ninth day of January in the hall of the International Centre of Croatian Universities held a commemoration Miljenko FORETIĆEVA, member of the Central Committee of Croatian Nuts, longtime member of the local branch Croatian Dubrovnik, eminent Croatian historian and Theatre, critic and essayist, researcher Croatian literature, culture and art.|
Miljenko Foretić born in Dubrovnik 5th svibnja 1939th In his native city he graduated from high school, and in Zagreb in history and art history at the Faculty of Philosophy. Since 1963. He worked in the Department of Historical Sciences in Dubrovnik. He was a scholar of Universita di Cattolica Sacro Cuore in Rome 1963rd and 1965. Examines the political, cultural and literary history, is involved in theater studies and theater criticism and historiography and bibliography. Scientific and professional papers, essays, criticism and comments cooperate in magazines, books and other publications. Organizer of scientific conferences Croats and the New World (1992) and PA Theatre (1994). He was the chief editor of the magazine "Dubrovnik" since 1969. until 1971, when the magazine publishing violently interrupted and Miljenko Foretić convicted and imprisoned, and since 1990. to 1995. Decorating magazine with a focus on thematic units FAMOUS for Croatian history and culture, and bringing together a large number of collaborators from the Croatian, Miljenko Foretić the "Dubrovnik" did one of the central Croatian journals lasting value. "Dubrovnik during the war," no. 2-3/92, is an important contribution to the knowledge of Serbian aggression on Dubrovnik and the reaction to it. As head of publishing local branch Croatian Dubrovnik edited some forty books and several anthologies, edited and printed by the Dubrovnik Republic and the French Revolution, and more cultural exhibitions.
He was a member of Matica Croatian, Croatian Writers' Association and the Croatian Association of Theatre Critics and teatrologa.
The Matica Hrvatska has achieved his life's work, giving the best and most valuable offering.
He won the city of Dubrovnik in 1993. Nuts and Golden Charter Croatian 1996th
He was buried on 27 December at St. Luka on Korcula.
From its prominent members goodbye to Igor Zidić Nuts Croatian president, Blaise Benkovic, president of local branch Croatian Dubrovnik, Luko Paljetak, Dubrovnik branch secretary and John Burđelez. Mise Martinovic, Dubrovnik and Pietro Cavaliere quartet, clarinet, gave his artistic contribution to the memory of Miljenko Foretića.
Translated from Croatian website: http://www.matica.hr/Vijenac/vijenac259.nsf/AllWebDocs/KRONIKADOGADAJA January 22, 2013
|FORETIĆ, Miljenko (I4871)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||MCLURE, Thomas Carlyle III (I107)
||twin of George ||WELLS, Louisa Rebecca (I184)
||Twin of Jeffrey ||KOVACEVICH, Porfiria Ann (I1512)
||twin of Louisa Rebecca ||WELLS, George H. (I224)
||Twin of Maria ||KOVACEVICH, Michael (I1514)
||Twin of Michael ||KOVACEVICH, Maria (I1515)
||Twin of Porfiria ||KOVACEVICH, Jeffrey (I1516)
||twin of Sarah Elizabeth? ||MYRICK, Samuel E. (I5106)
||At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. ||DESHAZO, Thomas (I2579)
||unborn child also killed ||LAMADUE, Lisa (I131)
||unmarked grave ||CUEVAS, Ramon Sr. (I5394)
||unmarked grave in 4th addition ||LAMEY, Annie Amelia (I1803)
||unmarked grave in 4th addition ||GOLLOTT, George W. (I1804)
||until death ||FORETICH, Melba Fay Rita (I3)
||Upon her death in 1900, the Daily Herald reported that she had lived in Biloxi for about four years. She died after a long illness and her remains were forwarded to Bayou La Batre, Alabama for interment. ||BOSARGE, Amelia (I1801)
||V.P. of Illinois Central Railroad in New Orleans (which ran north of Gulfport, Mississippi) at time of marriage. Later, when the Gulf & Ship Island Railroad was being constructed from Jackson, Mississippi to the terminal at Gulfport, Mississippi, Captain Joseph T. Jones sought out Thomas P. Hale to head up the office affairs and management of the new railroad line. He served as Vice President and operating officer of the railroad for many years, later returning to Bay St. Louis, Miss. ||HALE, Thomas P. (I5499)