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Jean Victor Varin de La Marre

Date of Birth4.8.1699 - Niort , Deux Sèvresref:673
First Known Service1721ref:673
Chevalier Louis Liénard de BeaujeuFrench
Service 1702-1746
WifeCharlotte Lienard de Beaujeu - Married 1733ref:631
Last Known Service1747ref:673
Date of Death20.5.1783 - maybe at Malesherbes , Loiretref:673

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1721 Appointed Elève Ecrivain de la Marine at Rochefortref:673
1722 Appointed Ecrivain Ordinaire de la Marineref:673
22.5.1729 Appointed Ecrivain Principal de la Marine

served as Marine Controller in Canada where he arrived in September after being the victim of a shipwreck near Ile aux Grues (near Quebec) .

9.1729 He is particularly responsible , under the direction of the "Commissaire Ordonnateur" Hocquart , to put the finances of the colony in order .ref:673
18.2.1733 Appointed Membre du Conseil Souverain de la Nouvelle-FranceFWIKI
4.1733 Appointed Commissaire-Contrôleur de la Marineref:673
1736 He is responsible for controlling the issuance of card money , the surveillance of the St Maurice ironworks and shipbuilding .ref:673
1736 Appointed Subdélégué de l'Intendant de Marine at Montreal

Subdelegate of the Intendant de Rouvillière sent to Quebec .

1741 Return in France .ref:673
1.1.1747 Appointed Subdélégué de l'Intendant de Marine at Montrealref:673
1748 He formed a trading company which is suspected of engaging in embezzlement and fraudulent operations , including to the detriment of the Royal Treasury .ref:673
1749 He was sent to Quebec to replace Intendant Bigot , appointed to Ile Royale .ref:673
1757 He returns to France and retires , fortune made .ref:673
1761 He is arrested in connection with the so-called Canada Affair .ref:673
1763 Suspected of embezzlement during his stay in Canada . Judged in 1763 , found guilty , he was sentenced to banishment .ref:673
1770 He is allowed to settle in Corsica .ref:673
1780 Louis XVI allows him to return to France , he settles in Malesherbes , Loiret .ref:673

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