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Chevalier Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (Sieur d'Iberville et d'Ardillières)


NationalityFrench 
RolesNaval Sailor, Privateer, Merchant Sailor 
Date of Birth20.7.1661 - Montreal ref:631
First Known Service1686ref:631
WifeMarie-Thérèse Pollet - Married 8.10.1693, Quebec ref:631
MistressJeanne Geneviève Picoté de Bellestreref:631
Nephew
Pierre Joseph Charles Antoine Le Moyne de SérignyFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1716-1753
ref:631
Brother
Chevalier Joseph Le Moyne de Sérigny (Marquis de Sérigny)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1686-1734
ref:673
Brother
Antoine Le Moyne de ChateaugayFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1727
ref:631
Brother
Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de BienvilleFrench
Administrator
Service 1697-1743
FWIKI
Brother
Charles II Le MoyneFrench
Administrator
Service 1656-1729
FWIKI
Brother
Louis Le Moyne de ChateaugayFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1694
ref:673
Last Known Service23.7.1702ref:631
Date of Death9.7.1706 - Havana ref:631
Cause of DeathEnemy ActionE-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
 Appointed Sieur d'Iberville et d'Ardillièresref:673
1683 He came to France in charge of the governor's dispatches.ref:631
1686 Appointed Gouverneur at Baie d'Hudsonref:631
1687 He received a permanent commission to command all the posts in northern Canada and waged war against the English fur traders.ref:631
16871688
Le Soleil d'Afrique (40) 1676-1690
French 40 Gun
4th Rate Frigate
, Capitaine de Frégate and Commanding Officer
FWIKI
2.1692 Capitaine de Frégateref:631
16935.1694
Le Poli (40) 1691-1717
French 40 Gun
4th Rate Frégate-Vaisseau de 1er Ordre
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
ref:673
13.10.1694 Commanding the "Poli" and the "Salamander" , he obtained the surrender of Fort York.ref:631
16961697In 1696, leaving France on the Pelican, he attacked and destroyed the English Fort William-Henry on the Acadian coast then ravaged the enemy establishments of Newfoundland and destroyed in the Battle of Hudsons Bay an English division of 3 vessels .ref:631
16965.9.1697
Le Pélican (50) 1693-1697
French 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
TRN2
26.8.1697 Battle of Hudsons Bay 
1699 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-LouisFWIKI
3.1699 Foundation of the city of New Orléans in Louisiana .ref:631
23.7.1702 Capitaine de Vaisseauref:631
1706 Command a squadron of 12 ships for the Antilles and ravage the English colonies of Nièves and Saint-Christophe. He died during this campaign.ref:631

Notes on Officer


Mistressref:631

Union with Jeanne Geneviève Picoté de Bellestre :
Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, 3rd son of Charles and Catherine Thierry was accused of having seduced Jeanne Geneviève Picoté de Belestre (action in search of paternity).
In 1688, he was ordered to provide for the needs of the child until his fifteenth year, but he was not obliged to marry Mlle de Belestre .
He then married Marie-Thérèse Pollet de La Combe .




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