Notes for Jane de RIVASSON
From Bergerac Registry FHL Film #2269539 p.21 translated and transcribed by Lionel de RIVASSON.
Rivasson - Du mercredi second de febvrier 1656 A la pri?re du soir faicte par Monsieur d?Azimon a ?t? baptis? Jane fille de Mr Rivasson pasteur & de dame Jane Helias, n?e le 9 Janvier 1656. P. (parrain) Fran?ois Rivasson, M. (marraine) Marguerite Rivasson.
On Wednesday, the second of February 1656, during the evening prayer done by Mr d?Azimon, was baptised Jane daughter of Mr Rivasson, Minister & Mrs Jane Helias, born on January the 9th of 1656. P. (Godfather) Fran?ois Rivasson, M. (Godmother) Marguerite Rivasson. (she has older siblings with these names).
From Elizabeth Thomas -
Jane de Rivasson, b: 9 Jan 1656, Bergerac, Dordogne, FR; c: 2 Feb 1656, Temple de La Force, Eglise Réformé de Bergerac, Dordogne, France, emigrated to England & signed denization papers w/husband Pierre Villepontoux, Advocat; 24 Dec 1691, received Royal consent on denization 3rd William and Mary; 1692 emigrated to New York; Abt 1693, immigrated to New Rochelle, Westchester, New York; 1701 sold New Rochelle property & immigrated to South Carolina; d: Aft 1702?, St. James Parish, Goose Creek, Santée, Province of Carolina.
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