Chevalier Jean Louis Graton de Chambellan

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birthc.12.12.1713 - Notre-Dame, Le Havre ref:631
First Known Service15.9.1726ref:631
Father Jacques Graton de Chambellan (1671-?)ref:631
StepfatherChevalier Étienne de Périer de Salvert (1687-1766)ref:631
WifeMarie-Elisabeth de Saccardyref:631
WifeMarie de La Lande d'Alcour - Married 1759, Cap‑Français ref:631
Half-brotherChevalier François Alexis Périer (1725-1756)ref:631
Half-brother Antoine Louis Périer de Montplaisir (1728-1759)ref:631
Last Known Service1739ref:631
Date of Deathbef.24.4.1769 - Ouanaminthe, Saint-Domingue ref:631

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
15.9.1726 Enseigne , Compagnie des Indesref:631
3.1727 In March 1727 under the orders of Mr. Deperrier the elder , Commander General of Louisiana , he was received in the company of Govry . At the end of this year he was sent to "St Augustin de la Fleuride, Spanish province" , a very painful and very perilous journey that he made half on foot , half by sea , for the service of the colony . He found himself on this trip to the defense of the fort of Ste Marie where he received a knee injury . On his return from this mission he was employed in the post of aide-major of the place of New Orleans until the Court provided for this post .ref:631
17281729Appointed Aide-Major at New Orleansref:631
1.1730 With 200 men he had been sent to fight the Natchez, the Carrois and the Jazoux who had surprised, slaughtered and destroyed the establishment that we occupied at the so-called Natchez's .ref:631
11.12.1730 With the troops of the company and the second of the navy, he set out again to fight the same tribes  .ref:631
1731 Enseigne de Vaisseauref:631
1731 The king having taken over this country from the East India Company , he was confirmed in his rank of ensign and continued his service there .ref:631
1.1731 He was sent to the aid of an allied tribe attacked by the same people, that of the Touilkaref:631
21.10.1731 He left to help Fort Natchitocha , attacked by the Natchez , the Carrois and the Jazoux .ref:631
27.1.17322.1733He was sent to the Tchakta , an allied populace to keep them in the alliance and prevent the English from attracting them to them, the Tchakta being the largest nation in the country . He then made war against the Chicacha, whom he pursued . In February 1733 he was ordered to return to New Orleans.ref:631
1734 Having requested his change to Saint-Domingue ( depart of his step-father Périer , Gouverneur of Louisiane in 1733 ) , he arrived in Cap-Français in 1734 . He left to take command of a company at Fort-Dauphin .ref:631
1739 Appointed Aide-Major at Cap‑Françaisref:631
1754 Capitaine aide-major of Fort-Dauphin , Saint-Domingueref:631
15.12.1756 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-Louisref:631

Notes on Officer

Rank no dateref:631

Officer of Marine

Serves in Louisiana under the orders of his stepfather , the future Admiral Perier .


ref:631Geneanet Web Site

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