Gabriel Gustave de Crocketagne, II

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About Gabriel Gustave de Crocketagne, II

first child, Gabriel Gustave de Crocketagne' II, was born at Bordeaux, France, Oct. 12, 1672. In that same year, the Bishop of Lyons, through the King, issued the edict ordering all heretics (Huguenots) to leave the south of France within twenty days. Antoine, with his wife and infant son, fled across the English Channel (old Solon Channel) and remained in England for a short time, but as the hatred for the Huguenots grew stronger, they fled to Ireland, and, eager to lose their French identity, changed their name to CROCKETT. They resided at Bantry Bay, Ireland.

Gabriel Gustave II, b. Bordeaux, France, Oct.12, 1672. We have no records as to his marriage or children; it is very likely he was the ancestor of the Scottish branch.

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October 12, 1672
Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France
Age 68
South of France