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A History of the Bouligny Family and Allied Families
Fontaine Martin
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The history of a number of families pivotal to Louisiana history.

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The Bouligny family of Louisiana is descended from Francisco Bouligny, an outstanding figure in Louisiana's colonial history. Born in Alicante, Spain, of French and Italian descent, Francisco Bouligny went to New Orleans in 1769, as aide to General Alexander O'Reilly, and died there in 1800 while serving as commanding officer of the Louisiana Fixed Regiment. In 1770 he married Marie Louise Le Senechal D'Auberville, born in New Orleans and descended from families with several hundred years of French, Canadian, and Louisiana history behind them. Through the descendants of Don Francisco and his wife, Marie Louise, the Bouligny family lives on.

But this book is not a story of the Bouligny family alone. Fontaine Martin also explores the background and historical contributions of numerous collateral lines, including the Dauterive, Delahoussaye, Boucher de Grandpre, Petit de Livillier, Le Senechal D'Auberville, Baldwin, de Vilemont, de La Roche, Le Blanc, Le Sassier families, and many others.

To compile this outstanding history of the Bouligny family and allied families, Fontaine Martin has researched the fabulous array of manuscript material to be found in archives and libraries in Europe, Canada, and the Mississippi Valley. The result is a fascinating account of the men and women of the Bouligny family and their allied families who helped shape the history of Louisiana in the colonial and early national eras.

With Fontaine Martin's study yet another gap in the rich history of Louisiana has been closed. A History of the Bouligny Family and Allied Families provides readers with not only a superb family history but also a rewarding insight into the aristocratic world of early Louisiana.


Chapter I
Pierre Boucher and the French Settlement of Canada

Chapter II
The Early Settlement of Louisiana:
Hervieux and Gallard de Chamilly; Grandpr--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©, Odoardo,
Gayarr--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©; Carri--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚¨re; Le Sassier

Chapter III
Pierre Louis Petit de Coulange and His Family

Chapter IV
Francoise Petit de Coulange and Her First Husband, Jean Baptiste Boucher de Monbrun, Sieur de St. Laurent

Chapter V
Family of Vincent Guillaume Le S--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©n--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©chal, Sieur D'Auberville,
Second Husband of Francoise Petit de Coulange

Part A. The Le S--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©n--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©chal D'Auberville Family .

PartB. The D'Ayme de Noailles Family

Chapter VI
D'Auberville, Commissaire-Ordonnateur of Louisiana

Chapter VII
Madame D'Auberville and the Chevalier de Vilemont,
Her Third Husband; Le Sassier and the 1768 Uprising
Against Ulloa; Vilemont and Vaugine

Chapter VIII
Origins of the Bouligny Family

Chapter IX
The Bouligny Family of Spain

Part A. Early Years of Francisco Bouligny; His Brothers and Sisters

Part B. Juan de Bouligny, Spanish Envoy to Constantinople

Part C. Juan de Bouligny y Bertholon, The Spanish General Who Changed Sides

Part D. Searching for the Bouligny Roots and Proving Noble Descent

Part E. A Bouligny in the Isles of Greece

Chapter X
Francisco Bouligny in Louisiana

Part A. Arrival in Louisiana .

Part B. Marriage

Part C. Plantation and City Property
The Plantations
The City Property

Part D. Louisiana and Spain, 1771-1776

Part E. Louisiana, 1777-1800
The Founding of New Iberia
Spain Against Britain, 1779-1782
The End of a Career
Some Final Words on Francisco Bouligny

Chapter XI
Francisco Bouligny''s Succession; His Widow
The Fate of Auberville
Death of Madame de Vilemont;
Madame Bouligny and the 1818 Panic

Chapter XII
Jos--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©phine Bouligny and Her Husband, Pierre de La Roche;
Their Descendants
C--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©leste de La Roche and Francois Daville
C--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©cile de La Roche and John Garnier
Marie Jos--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©phine de La Roche and Francois D--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©sir--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚© de Brueys
Ad--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©la--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚¯de de La Roche and Jean Cazenave
Justine de La Roche and the Two Richard Clagues
Henry de La Roche and Henriette Henry

Chapter XIII
Dominique Bouligny, Soldier and Statesman

Chapter XIV
Family of Anne Arth--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©mise Le Blanc, Dominique Bouligny's Wife
Le Blanc de Villeneufve; Piquery and Avart
Louise Marguerite Housseau and the Pelican Girls;
Belzaguy; Bernoudy
The Dreux Family of Gentilly

Chapter XV
Children of Dominique Bouligny and Anne Arth--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©mise Le Blanc
Ursin Bouligny (Junior)
Sophie Bouligny
L--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©ontine Bouligny
Modeste Bouligny
Alfred Bouligny
Gustave Bouligny
Dominique Paul Bouligny
Arth--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©mise Bouligny
Anne Odile Bouligny
Ad--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚¨le Bouligny
William Henry Bouligny
Charles Edouard Bouligny

Chapter XVI
Ursin Bouligny, Soldier and Planter

Chapter XVII
Louis Bouligny, Soldier, Planter, and Politican Leader

Chapter XVIII
Family of Elizabeth Virginie d'Hauterive, Louis Bouligny's Wife
Montault de Monberaut
Jean Antoine Bernard d'Hauterive in Louisiana
The First Acadians: Bayou Teche and the Vermilion Prairie
The Bayou Goula Plantation

Chapter XIX
Children of Louis Bouligny and His Wife Elizabeth Virginie
D 'Hauterive
Marie Louise Bouligny
Elizabeth Estelle Bouligny
Fran--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚§ois Bouligny
F--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©lix Bouligny
John Edward Bouligny
Charles Bouligny
Fan--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©lie Bouligny
Fran--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚§oise Octavie Bouligny
Anne Jos--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©phine Bouligny
Jeanne Ernestine Bouligny
Ernest Bouligny
Victor Bouligny
Amanda Bouligny.
F--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚©licie Philom--†â€™Ãƒâ€ Ã¢â‚¬â„¢--¢â‚¬Â ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢--†â€™ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…¡--¢â‚'ƒâ€šÃ‚¨ne Bouligny

Chapter XX
Notable Law Suits Involving the Bouligny Family
The Case of the Marquis de Maison Rouge
The Case of Myra Clark Gaines
The D'Hauterive Family Land Claims

Chapter XXI
Francisco Bouligny's Nephew Juan Tola and HisWife Charlotte Le Sassier

Chapter XXII
Other Boulignys
Other Boulignys in France
Other Boulignys in Louisiana

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ISBN: 0940984512
ISBN(13-digit): 9780940984516
Copyright: 1990
Dewey Decimal: 976
Library of Congress: 89-81492
Book Publisher: Center for Louisiana Studies
Language: ENG
Binding: Sewn
No. of Pages: 366
Illustrations (B&W): 13

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