OTHER DAVID FAMILIES
(root name is Hebrew meaning "beloved")
This information hopefully will help other David Families researching their roots in Lousiana,
France, Canada, Europe and Carribean Islands
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Recorded as a buyer at the estate sale of Remy Guerlot dit Larmitte on 2/11/1779;
estate sale of Guillaume Mitchel on 12/1/1785; estate sale of Agnes Mayer,
widow of Adam Schexnayder on 1/14/1789; estate sale of Marie Dorin widow of
Bernard Morvant on 4/26/1790; estate sale of Jean-Pierre Keller and his wife
Catherine Waguerly on 11/4/1790; and the succession sale of Urbain Picou
on 10/18/1791 in the Parish of St. John the Baptist.
Recorded as a buyer at the estate sale of Charles Himel on 12/29/1793 in
St. Charles Parish.
Was also a witness at the marriage of Antoine Delatte and Dorothe Rodrigue on 12/24/1790.
Obligation of J. Gagnard to Andre David on 348 livres on 10/20/1774
in St. John the Baptist. Agreement between Gaspar Phiole and
Andre David filed 10/30/1774, St. John the Baptist. Habitation sale
of Sr. Badin to Andre David on 3/20/1784, St. John the Baptist. Suit of
Sieur Antoine Guichard against Sr. Andre David on 1/20/1785 in
St. John the Baptist.
Came to Louisiana in 1723. Was a missionary at Tunica. Family origin from France and Brittany.
Antoine (Andres) David
b. 1750 in Nantes, Bretana, France. d. 7/4/1800 in Natchitoches Parish.
Son of Andres David of Nantes, Bretana, France, and Isabel Ana Morelle.
Listed as a buyer at the estate sale Nicolas Vicner (Vicnaire) and widow
Anne Barbe Frederic on 8/2/1772 in the Parish of St. John the Baptist.
May have been second husband to Jeanne Lamalthy, married 5/2/1777 in Natchitoches, Parish.
She was a wife in first marriage to Mathurin David.
Recorded to purchase a slave from Honore Fortier on 3/6/1803 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish.
Purchased land from Charles Comau, 20 x 40 arpents
at Bois de Donat (where there is a lake) bounded by the lands of Joseph
Janson and Blaise Brasseau on 12/28/1803 in Opelousas. Petition filed
against him on 1/2/1804 by Jacques Dupres relating to the succession of
Antoine Dubroqua in Opelousas. Bond for public license on 7/17/1806
in Opelousas. Petition filed of Baptiste David v. Leroy Collins, accusing him of
stealing on 7/9/1810 in Opelousas. Recorded as a tutor to the Bihm
family on 12/29/1810 in Opelousas.
Born 9/10/1659 at Trois Rivieres, Quebec, married 5/11/1701 to
Marie Catherine Deshayes who was born 8/18/1678. He was the son
of Claude David and Suzanne Denoyon. Daughter was Michelle
Rene David b. 1713 in Cap de la Madeleine, Quebec.
Bond issued to Cady David from William Link on 5/29/1811 in
Opelousas, St. Landry Parish. William Link accused Cadet David of
cheating and defrauding him in a card game. Link refused to pay judgment
rendered in favor of Cadet David on 1/16/1812 in Opelousas.
Carmelite Marie David
Married Jean Baptiste Louvierre on 9/15/1846 in the Attapakas of St. Martinsville.
She is the daughter of Paul David and Marcellite Vincent.
Departed from the French port of Le Havre to the United States on the ship Sheffield.
He was a native of France, a clerk by trade and arrived in the U.S. on 12/10/1839.
He was born abt 1811.
Native of France, born abt 1799, was a joiner and departed from the Port of Le Havre,
on the ship Bolivar. He arrived in the Port of New Orleans on 11/11/1835.
Interred in St. Louis Cemetery, New Orleans, d. 1838
Estienne Descuirs David
Was a carpenter from France, and died 2/24/1771 in Pointe Coupee. He
married Marguerite LeBleu on 1740 in New Roads, Louisiana.
Tutorship and inventory taken 2/25/1771, Pointe Coupee.
Discharge of Antoine Gosserant in favor of Etienne David and bond filed on 1/23/1768,
Petition to Governor Galvez for a concession of 4 arpents of land in
Pointe Coupee on 1/22/1777.
Quit-claim filed by Sieur Etienne David to Sieur Jean Pierre Ledoux
9/28/1780, Pointe Coupee.
Resided in Pointe Coupee, Louisiana and was deceased by 1800. His widow
is recorded to be selling slaves to Sieur Etienne Major on 1/8/1800.
Recorded as a Private Company Pointe Coupee, La. Artillery,
wounded and sent to Woodville Hospital on 3/14/1863,
Married Marie Marionnau on 6/12/1775 in Pointe Coupee.
Sale of slave to Frederick Richer on 12/18/1784 in Pointe Coupee. Sale of
slave to Guillme Andre on 12/27/1784 in Pointe Coupee. Quit-Claim filed to
Sieur Frederick Richer for payment in full of a slave Jacob on 11/15/1785.
Land sale of Pierre Mayeux to Francois David on 7/17/1787 in Pointe
Coupee. Land sale of Francois David to Henry, free mulatto on
11/16/1787, Pointe Coupee.
Recorded as a buyer at the estate sale of Henry Ris on 9/11/1793 in the Parish of
St. John the Baptist. Recorded as a debtor to Francois Herault on
10/18/1803 in Opelousas, Parish of St. Landry.
Recorded in the Parish of St. John the Baptist to be purchasing slaves on 3/7/1785;
and listed as debts owed to him in the community property sale of the property of
Sebastien Loup and his late wife Catherine Ementy on 3/10/1789.
Born 1720. Was a shoemaker and sailed to the U.S. on the ship Rochefoucault.
Born abt. 1803, he was a farmer, native of France, departed from the port of Le Havre,
France, arrived in New Orleans on the ship Clyde on 5/7/1840.
He was the son of Guillaume, son of Blaise Didier, son of Rambert, son of
Claude and son of Henri David, born 10/23/1657 in Thury Harcourt, Calvados
France and died 10/28/1708 in Boucherville, Quebec. He married Catherine
Lussier on 10/11/1690 in Boucherville, Quebec, daughter of Jacques Lussier
and Catherine Clerice. Their son, Jacques David, was b. 10/29/1693 in Boucherville,
Quebec. He married Madeline Dagenais 6/22/1716 in Montreal, Canada.
Married Marie Anne Dartigaux on 1/16/1779 in the Parish of St.
John the Baptist.
Jacques dit Pontiff David
Born in Port Royal, Acadia. Son of Jacques dit Pontiff David bourgeois of Quebec and
Marie Grandry. m. 11/19/1703 to Jeanne Latour in Port Royal, daughter of
Jacques Latour and Anne Melanson. Two children, Jacques Francois b. 9/2/1705
Port Royal, and Jeanne David b. 9/11/1706 in Port Royal.
Jacques Louis David
A painter who began as a protege of the state under the ancien regime and of the
French Revolution. He was the first painter to paint the emperor Napoleon.
(It is believed that Pierre Louis Victor David was a descendant of Jacques Louis David.)
Jean Baptiste David
Married Marguerite Lapierre 3/17/1715, resided in the Parish of Baton Rouge.
Died before 1845. He was the son of Jean David and Jeanne Belloud.
Jean Baptiste David
Acadian from France who migrated from Canada to Louisiana with his wife Marie Kider.
Settled in the Parish of St. Martinsville circa 1700.
Jean Baptiste David, II.
Born 1775, married Scholastique Savoye in 1798 and died 1833.
Jean dit Lacourse David
Born 8/13/1678 Cap de la Madeleine, Champlain, Quebec. Married
11/15/1713 in Cap de la Madeleine to Marie Anne Deshayes dit
Resided in St. Charles Parish in 1809.
Property owner 1799 in the Parish of St. James.
Jean Jacques David
Purchased slaves from the Rev. Father Louis de Quintanilla on 2/20/1783
in the Parish of St. John the Baptist. Died in St. John the Baptist
and succession record was filed 9/30/1783.
Settled in Boston abt. 1649. Family origin was from Wales.
Settled in Virginia abt 1635. Family origin was from Wales.
John Justin David
b. 10/10/1802, Hure, Gironde, France. Married to Sarah A. Bradley, native of Tennessee.
Native of Bordeaux, France. Resided in the Parish of Rapides.
Arrived in Louisiana about 1825. Died 6/23/82, Pineville, Louisiana
John Etienne David
Resided in the Parish of St. James in 1839 and from 1804 to 1820,
the Parish of New Orleans. Married to Jeanne Constance Robin Delonguy.
He was a native of Gontaud, Garonne, France, son of ______ David and Marie Lancon.
Married in Colonial New Orleans to Agata Pensede on February 21, 1772.
Son of Seino David and _____Daronet, born 9/25/1757, Missions of New Brunswick,Canada
Native of France, born abt. 1807, was a planter by trade,
departed from the Port of Havana, Cuba on the ship Howes,
and arrived in the U.S. 8/27/1846.
Was born in Nantes, France and married Jullienne Matel in Nantes, France.
He had two children, Jullien David and Fanchon David who sailed with
him to Louisiana.
Born 1701 in Vannes, Parish of Ersalle, France and died 1736 in Point
Coupee. He married Jean Franciose Dauphine 2/10/1731 (SLC B1, 44)
daughter of Jean Dauphine and Yves Durivage. He then married
Marie Francoise Manne on 2/3/1773 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was on
a list of men and women for the Concession of the M. De Chaumont embarked
on the Gironde bound for Louisiana from Lorient on 8/3/1720. His
occupation is listed as that of master mason, and at the age of 19, he was an
an apprentice ship's carpenter.
Born abt. 1813, native of France, departed from Le Havre,
France on the ship Clyde and arrived in New Orleans on 5/7/1840.
Land sale to Marie Louise Pourciau, 2 arpents on 10/27/1786, Pointe
Exchange of land between J. Pierre Ledoux and St. Cire, and arrangement
made by Louis and (brother) Simon David on 1/5/1787, Pointe Coupee.
Land sale to Thompson by Louis David and (brother) Simon David on
12/8/1787, Pointe Coupee.
Louis Etienne David
Petition of Louis Etienne David granted by Governor Galvez for a concession
of 4 arpents of land in Pointe Coupee, 1/22/1777.
Luise (Louise) David
Born abt. 1821, native of France. Departed from Le Havre,
France on the ship Taglioni, arrived in New Orleans on 10/24/1846.
Owned land circa 1809 on the east bank of the Teche, bounded by the Guenard
family in Attakapas region of St. Martinsville.
Census of owners of immovable property, number of slaves recorded in
1808, Parish of Attakapas St. Martinsville as 45 arpents of land.
Married Jean Baptiste Legros on 11/19/1778 in Pointe Coupee.
Married to Jean Brunet, natives of Parish of Despanne, Diocese of
Saintes, resided in New Orleans circa 1765.
Married to Marie Jeanne Lamalathie on 3/19/1768 in St. John the Baptist Parish.
Both were deceased by 11/29/1780 and the succession was held in the Parish of
St. John the Baptist.
Recorded to have debts owed to him from the estate sale of Antoine Ravelot,
on 2/11/1782 in the Parish of St. John the Baptist. Recorded to be a settler
of Cabanocey and La Fourche in the Spanish Province of Louisiana during
the American Revolution, 1779 census, 6 whites, 10 rice, 4 corn.
Born 1724. Son of Jean David and Madeleine Monmaillon m. 1/20/1744 to
Genevieve Hebert, daughter of Michel Hebert and Marguerite Gautrot.
3 children Anne b. 2/11/1744; Michel-Lin b. 9/22/1746 and Joseph b. 7/11/1748.
Recorded to have debts owed to him from the estate sale of Antoine Ravelot,
on 2/11/1782 in the Parish of St. John the Baptist. Mentioned in the share
of the estate of Francois Dupuis on 10/8/1788; listed as owing money to the
estate of Dr. Jean D. Bridy on 1/23/1803 in the Parish of St. John the
Baptist. Recorded to be a settler of Cabanocey and La Fourche in the Spanish
Province of Louisiana during the American Revolution, 1779 census,
3 whites, 4 rice, 4 corn.
Recorded as a buyer from Ange Rembol, a sailor and resident of Marseilles,
France, on 1786 in the Parish of St. Charles.
Recorded to be from Tom County, Ireland. His wife Marie Folson is
recorded to be from North Carolina. Their dauughter, Marie, is born
in Louisiana in 1813.
Resided in New Orleans. Married to Jean Barre, native of Lyons, France.
Died before 9/18/1752.
Charpentier, de Sully sur Loire, La Rochelle 7/4/1642.
She was born abt 1804 and died 12/2/1871 (IMCL 2, 57) She was the
wife of Joseph St. Romain. She was buried at her home at age of
Recorded as deceased on or prior to 10/10/1804. Petition filed by
Cure Louis Buhot concerning goods left to him by Roger David in
Opelousas, Parish of St. Landry.
Simon David married Margueritte Marionneau on 8/5/1784 in Pointe
Coupee. (See also his brother's entry under Louis David.)
Sale of John Martin to Simon David, 2 arpents of land in Pointe
Coupee on 3/30/1797.
Born abt. 1819, native of France. Departed from Le Havre on the ship Medford,
and arrived in the U.S. on 10/15/1843.
Merchant of New Orleans circa 1804-1818. Partners with Matthew Jules Bujac,
born abt. 1773-1774 and died 1/23/23, a native of Philadelphia. Also,
presumed to be the brother of John Stephen David also from New Orleans.
They were also curators for the estate sale of the Robin family.
Owned a Commission house in New Orleans on corner of Royal and St. Louis Streets.
Native of France, departed from the Port of Bordeaux on the ship Bordeaux,
and arrived in the United States on 2/16/1839.
William Ernest David
Pvt. in Fenner's La. Battery; 11/10/1862. He deserted on 11/27/1862.
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