Jean-Jacques Guyon

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About Jean-Jacques Guyon


Sources Kansas Writer, "A French Huguenot Legagy


Descendants of Jean “Jacques” Guyon – Beginning in 1630 - 1900 Data compiled from multiple genealogies and websites – Errors are probable, corrections can be forwarded to Debra Guiou at Last Updated 3/2018 This Genealogy prepared in conjunction with the book “A French Huguenot Legacy” by Debra Guiou Stufflebean, Huguenot . . .I. JEAN “JACQUES” GUYON [b. Nov 28, 1637– d. Dec 1, 1694] Merchant & Immigrant from St. Martin, Il de Re, France to Staten Island, NY; Purchased 178 acres on Staten Island Mar 27, 1675.

m. Feb 29, 1680 Sarah Casier [b. 1662 N. Harlem, NY – d. 1699 Staten Island, NY] Dau of Philippe & Marie Taine Casier from St. Martinique, West Indies; Went back to Europe in 1659 to Manheim, Ger; then Holland and finally Immigrants to America Apr 27, 1660, settled on Van Keulen’s Hook. Note: Found a James Guyon born 1672 in Abbeville, SC – Also see Du Gue Notes from SC at end of Document A. LYSBETH GUYON [b. Sept 25, 1681 B. JACQUES “JAMES” GUYON II [b. 1682 – d. abt Oct 30, 1742] Born on Staten Island, NY (Son of Sarah Casier) m. 1710 Mary Holmes [b. 1685 – d. 1782] Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire; Died Bucks Co, PA; <2nd Husband Matthew Rue> Dau of Samuel & Alice Holmes, Gravesend, Long Island [Note Alice Holms married 2) William Osborne, 3) Daniel Lake. In 1695 Daniel Lake and step-son Joseph Holmes (Mary’s bro) owned 200 acres in Fresh Hills, Staten Island.] 1. JOSEPH HOLMES GUYON [b. abt 1711 – d. 1758] Will dated Dec 7, 1757; Never married, died w/o issue. Dutch Colonial at New Dorp (Lake Tysen) built by Joseph in 1740, inc. 112 acres, granaries and cider houses; Home thought to be haunted, cupboard doors fly open, footsteps upstairs, images of people peering out windows. 2. CAPT. JACQUES “JAMES” GUYON III [b. Jan 5, 1714 – d. <Mar 3, 1761] Will dated Sept 27, 1759; Will proved Mar 3, 1761. Farmer, Richmond Co.
m. abt 1744 Adransha (Adriana) Poillon [b. Jan 22, 1727 – d. 1760] Dau of Jacques & Judith Bodine Poillon;
<2nd husband Samuel Ward - m. Aug 28, 1765> [Note: Peter Poillon’s will states his “wife is to have charge of all of my Negros.” (Unusual to give wife that authority!) Executors: Samuel Holmes, John Poillon, Cornelius Garrison. Witnesses: Philip Guyon, Joseph Holmes and John Daniel.]
a. JAMES GUYON [b. Mar 16, 1746 – d. <1749] Age 3 b. MARY GUYON [b. July 24, 1747 – d. Aug 22, 1806] m. abt 1765 Samuel Britton – Son of John Britton on Richmond Rd; St. Andrews Episcopal
i. PATIENCE BRITTON [b. Dec 15, 1766 ii. WILLIAM BRITTON [b. Sept 19, 1768 iii. JAMES GUYON BRITTON [b. abt 1772 – d. Aug 14, 1854]
m. Mar 28, 1792 Violetta Dissosway – Dissosway family kept quite a number of slaves; her father left “Jack” to her mother; Negro woman “Ambo” to her sister Catharine; Negro wench “Phoebe” to her sister Mary, Negro wench “Peg” to her sister Susannah; Negro wench “Dinah” to her, and a Negro wench “Jenny” to “the executors who will dispose of the rest of my Negros.” (Sister of Ann Dissosway who married Joseph Guyon) - JAMES GUYON BRITTON [b. Feb 25, 1808 – d. Apr 11, 1854]
m. Frances Oakley [b. May 19, 1805 – d. May 30, 1883]
iv. SUSANNA ADRA BRITTON [b. June 5, 1774
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Jean-Jacques Guyon's Timeline

November 28, 1637
Saint-Martin-de-Ré, Aunis, France
Staten Island, Richmond County, New York, United States
December 1, 1694
Age 57
Staten Island, New York, United States