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Chevalier Claude Charles Denys de Bonnaventure

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth15.10.1749 - Louisbourg ref:631
First Known Service1755ref:631
Chevalier Jean Richard de Butler (Vicomte de Butler)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1757-1782
WifeJeanne Pélagie de Butler - Married 1790 - St-Jean-du-Pérot, La Rochelle ref:631
Jean Charles Amédée Denys de BonnaventureFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1796-1890
Last Known Service4.2.1789ref:631
Date of Death17.3.1801 - Léon, Spain ref:631
Burial1801 - Spain ref:631

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
  Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631
17551764He was appointed ensign of the navy troops at the age of 6. Prisoner of the English at the fall of Louisbourg in 1758 (he was 9 years old) He received as such an annual pension of 300 Livres Tournois until his entry into the Garde de Marine at the age of 15.ref:631
1764 Garde de la Marineref:631
17781787He takes part in the battle of Ouessant in 1778 . He will later command a division of 6 sails in the Baltic (year ?).ref:631
17881789Appointed Commandant de la Division Navale at Africa

(Coast of Africa)

Flore (32) 1784-1792
French 32 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
1787 Renamed "Flore"
, Capitaine de Vaisseau and Commanding Officer
1789 Major de Vaisseauref:631
1789 Major des Vaisseaux de la "9ème Escadre" .ref:631
179217.3.1801He emigrated to Spain where he died in 1801 .ref:631


ref:631Geneanet Web Site

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