Gaspard Melchior Balthazar de Buys

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Gaspard Melchior Balthazar de Buys

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Birthplace: Dunkerque, Nord-Pas de Calais, France
Death: Died in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Pierre Nicolas de Buys and Michèle (Micaela) Therese Lion
Husband of Eulalie Déjean
Father of Pierre Joseph de Buys; Marie Manette de Buys; Gaspard de Buys; William Louis de Buys; Genevieve de Buys and 1 other

Occupation: Birth: Before 1769
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About Gaspard Melchior Balthazar de Buys

Born in Dunkirk, France.

During the Revolutionary War he was a Captain of a Man-of-War under the French Admiral, Count François Joseph Paul de Grasse. He caught yellow fever in the West Indies, resigned from the navy, and moved to New Orleans when it was still under Spanish rule.

In 1802 he was the Deputy Grand Master of the first American Lodge of Masons in New Orleans [see Official Souvenir Programme of the Transfer of Louisiana from France to the United States, by Louisiana Historical Society, James M. Augustin, 1903]

Married Eulalie de Jan in St Louis Cathedral, 615 Père Antoine Alley, New Orleans.

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Gaspard Melchior Balthazar de Buys's Timeline

1769
1769
Dunkerque, Nord-Pas de Calais, France
1790
August 5, 1790
Age 21
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
1793
September 6, 1793
Age 24
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
1796
1796
Age 27
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
1798
July 19, 1798
Age 29
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
1802
August 4, 1802
Age 33
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
1827
1827
Age 58
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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