Jacques Pierre? Chastain
|Birthplace:||Chârost, Cher, Centre, France|
|Death:||Died in Chârost, Cher, Centre, France|
|Managed by:||Travis Jones|
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About Jacques Chastain
b. before 1598-1600
died before 1675
Occupation: Bet. 1633 - 1659, Notaire Royal
Pierre Chastain was the son of Estienne Chastain and Jeanne Laurent. Pierre's father, Estienne and this grandfather, Jacques Chastain, had both served as notaire royal at Charost. Estienne was born circa 1625, the son of Jacques and Jeanne Audet Chastain. It is thought that Jacques, born circa 1598-1600, was either the son or grandson of the Estienne Chastain who fled the city of Bourges at the time of the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572.
Jacques served as Notaire Royal at the village of Charost in the old province of Berri (or Berry). He was the son or grandson of *Estienne Chastain who fled the city of Bourges at the time of the Massacre of St. Bartholmew's Day in 1572.