(cont.) Early Pioneers and Settlers
|b: abt 1764
d: abt 1821
|Section 41, township 10,
range 2 east - Certificate
D11 dated December, 1806
Probably settled 1801-1805,
included in 1805 census for
Jefferson County, MS
Believed to be
either a Cessna
or a Culbertson
m Charlotte Tidwell;
2. Charles C. m Emeline M. Terry;
3. Thomas S. m Rebecca Robbin;
4. Aaron Lovett m Elizabeth Penelope;
Caldwell, dau of Robert
Smith Caldwell and
5. Robert - m
1. Ann Raines
2. Mary Thetford;
6. Elizabeth - m
Gibeon Gibson Tidwell;
7. Lurenna Smith m
1. William B. Goff,
2. John W. John,
3. Hudson Harrington;
|Parents - Andrew Neel (son
of Thomas Neel ) and Lurenna
Smith (dau of Aaron Smith and Elizabeth Carraway );
Served in Rev War in SC;
Moved from SC to Greene
Co., GA to Muhlenberg
Co., KY, to Jefferson
Co., MS to Claiborne Co., MS;
|Estate records of
Aaron Neel in
Claiborne Co., MS;
Various census records;
Deeds - Pendleton District, SC -
Greene Co., Georgia -
Muhlenberg Co., KY;
Jefferson Co., MS land records;
SC land grants;
SC revolutionary records
|b ca 1700
d aft 1740
|Natchez (Fort Rosalie)
(after 1730, lived in New Orleans)
|(1) Simon Robinet;
(2) Francois Genouis;
(3) Jean LaCoste;
(4) Mathurin Horo;
|Marie Francoise (Robinet);
Francois Jacques (Genouis);
|Apparently from Kianteque/Riante,
Diocese of Vannes, France;
widowed at least three times in less than ten years;
Appears to have been engaged to be married at least one more time;
|1. St. Louis Catholic
Cathedral (New Orleans), marriage book 1, p. 19, abstracted in "Sacramental
Records of the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans,"
Woods, Rev. Msgr.
Earl C., and Charles E. Nolan, vol. 1 (1987) ("Perinne Nezet, native of
Kianteque, Diocese of Vannes, widow of Simon Robinet, deceased of Natchez, m[arried] Francois Genoui, August 8, 1730").
2. St. Louis Catholic Cathedral (New Orleans), baptism book 1, p. 12 (Sept. 23, 1731), abstracted in "Sacramental Records of the Roman
Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans," Woods, Rev. Msgr. Earl C., and Charles E. Nolan, vol. 1 (1987).
3. St. Louis Catholic Cathedral (New Orleans), baptism book 1, p. 12 (Oct. 12, 1733), abstracted in "Sacramental Records of the Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans," Woods, Rev. Msgr. Earl C., and Charles E. Nolan, vol. 1 (1987).
4. "First Families of Louisiana," Conrad, Glenn, vol. 2, page 134 ("List [dated December 13, 1737] of those who died in the time of the massacre begun by the Natchez Indians on November 1, 1729, and lasting until August 1, 1730," one of whom is "Simon Robinet, native of Burgundy, his wife is living and married to a man named Lacoste").
5. "Louisiana Marriage Contracts," Daly, Alice Forsyth (Polyanthos, New Orleans, 1980), p. 136 (abstract of marriage contract (July 7, 1736) of "Jean LaCoste, a widower, resident of New Orleans, with Perrinne Nezette, widow in the first nuptial with Simon Robinet who died at Natchez, and in the second with Francois Genouis").
6. "Louisiana Marriage Contracts," Daly, Alice Forsyth (Polyanthos, New Orleans, 1980), pp. 94, 95 (abstracts of marriage contracts (Apr. 17 & 18, 1740) of "Mathurin Horo, called LaBoute," with "Perine Nezette, widow of the deceased Jean LaCoste," with special provisions "made for the
daughter of the named Nezette, Marie Francoise Ro--[illegible], until she has reached the age of 23 years.").
7. Will (in Spanish) of Maria Francisca (i.e., Marie-Francoise) Monget (Nov. 8, 1802) (taken by New Orleans Notary Public Pedesclaux, 42/822), in which she declares that she is the daughter of "Maria Robinet, natural del Puerto de Natchez.").
8. Louisiana Historical Quarterly, vol. 6, pp. 135, 137 (inventory (Oct.
27, 1738) of the estate of Jean LaCoste, husband of Perrine Nezette).
9. Louisiana Historical Quarterly, vol. 5, p. 382 (abstract of mariage
contract (June 2, 1736) between Pierre Le Quesney (or LeGuerney) and "Perine Nezette, widow of late Francois Genouy, and native of Riante, Diocese of Vannes").
|Rafael A. Madan||-|