Person:Claude Duon (1)

Claude Amable Duon
m. 27 Feb 1713
  1. Jean Baptiste Duon, II1714 - 1758
  2. Honore Duon (1)1716 - 1783
  3. Jeanne Duon1718 - AFT 1776
  4. Pierre Duon1720 -
  5. Abel (dit Tibel) Duon1722 - 1807
  6. Jean Jacques Duon1724 - 1727
  7. Euphrosine Duon1725 - 1756
  8. Louis Basile Duon1727 -
  9. Francois Duon1729 -
  10. Cyprien Duon1730 - 1798
  11. Charles Duon1734 - ABT 1793
  12. Claude Amable Duon1736 - 1811
  13. Rosalie Duon1739 -
m. ABT 1757
Facts and Events
Name Claude Amable Duon
Alt Name Glouce, Amable, Amand, DUHON, D'HUAN Claude
Gender Male
Birth? 16 Feb 1736 Port Royal, , , Acadia
Christening? 16 Feb 1736 Port Royal, , , Acadia
Marriage ABT 1757 Miramichi, , New Brunswick, Canadato Marie Josephe Vincent
Census[4][5] 9 Apr 1766 Cabahannocer, St. James, LA
Census[6][7] 14 Sep 1769 Cabahannocer, St. James, LA
Census[8][9] 1 Aug 1770 , Ascension, LA
Other[10] 2 Jan 1777 , Ascension, LALand
Other[11][12][13] 1 May 1777 Attakapas, St. Martin, LAAttakapas Militia Military Service
Other[14] 20 Jun 1781 Jeanerette, Iberia, LALand
Census[15] 18 Jun 1791 Attakapas, St. Martin, LA
Census[16] 1803 Attakapas, St. Martin, LA
Census[17] 1810 Attakapas, St. Martin, LA
Other[18] 1810 Vermillion, St. Martin, LALand
Death[1] 13 Dec 1811 Vermillion, St. Martin, LA
Burial[2][3] 14 Dec 1811 St. Martinville, St. Martin, LA

!BIRTH-CHRISTENING-PARENTS-MARRIAGE-CENSUS-BURIAL: Stephen A. White, DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE DES FAMILLES ACADIENNES; 1636-1714; Moncton, New Brunswick, Centre d'Etudes Acadiennes, 1999, 2 vols.; p. 583; own copy. #(7):

!BIRTH-MARRIAGE-RESIDENCES: Bona Arsenault, HISTOIRE ET GENEALOGIE DES ACADIENS; 1625-1810; Ottawa, Editions Lemeac, 1978, 6 vols.; p. 537 (Port Royal); own copy. Born 1736, name spelled Claude-Amable DUON, he married at Miramichi, today New Brunswick, around 1757 to Marie-Josephe VINCENT, daughter of Michel & Anne-Marie DOIRON. After having returned from Martinique, he was at Saint James on the Mississippi in Louisiana in 1766.

  Also on p. 2482 (Louisiana), son of Jean-Baptiste & Agnes HÉBERT of Port Royal, Acadie. In 1769 he occupied lot number 39 on the west bank of the Mississippi at St. James. An orphan Paul DUON, born 1754, lived with him. He had two sons.

!MILITARY: Harry Lewis Griffin, THE ATTAKAPAS COUNTRY; A HISTORY OF LAFAYETTE PARISH, LA; Pelican, 1959; p. 223. List entitled: "Names of Attakapas Militia Company," recorded 1 May 1777 (from the Archives General de Indies Seville, Spain; PAPELES PROCEDENTES DE CUBA; 161). Among the soldiers listed is: Claude DUSNT [sic]. Farther down list is Charles DUANT. They were among 79 soldiers (and 10 officers and non-commissioned) at a Review in Attakapas, signed by Le Chevalier DE CLOUET.

!CENSUS: 1781 Attakapas, LA, in Donald J. Hebert, SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA RECORDS; 1750-1800; vol. 1-A, rev. ed., Rayne, LA, Hebert Publications, 1996; p. 821; own copy; contains church and civil records. Claude DUONS, with 4 individuals in household, plus 76 animals, no land listed.

References
  1. Donald J. Hébert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk number 101. (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001).

    DUHON, Amable dit Claude - inhabitant at Vermillion; a native of Acadie; died 13 Dec. 1811 at age 87 [sic] years at his home; buried 14 Dec. 1811 in the parish cemetery. Fr. Gabriel ISABEY (SM Ch.: v.4, #742)

  2. Donald J. Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, vol. 2. (Eunice,LA, Author, 1974), p. 291.

    Amable DUHON dit Claude of Acadie, died [sic] 14 Dec 1811 at age 87 years [really 75]. Recorded at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, St. Martinville, LA (SM Ch.: v.4, #742).

  3. Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes. (2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999), p. 583.

    He was buried (St-Martinville Register) on 14 Dec 1811, age 87 years (sic).

  4. Lillian C. Bourgeois. Cabanocey. (New Orleans: Pelican Publishing, 1957.), p. 165.

    Claude DUYON, 28, on 6 arpents of land, with 1 hog and 2 guns;
    Marie VINCENT, wife 27;
    Paul DUYON [sic, should probably be JEANSON?], orphan, 12.
    [Next listing is Jean SONNÉ [sic, probably should be JEANSON, 20].

  5. Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes. (2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999), p. 583.

    He was on the 1766 census at Cabahannocer, LA, age 28 years.

  6. Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes. (2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999), p. 583.

    Age 32 years, at Vermilion.

  7. Eddie James Duhon. Duhon House, The: A Family Record. (Broussard, LA: Fr*aca*la Publications, 1996), pp. 20-21.

    In 1769 he owns lot number 39 on the western bank of the Mississippi River, at St. Jacques. An orphan Paul JEANSONNE is listed with the family. May be the same orphan Paul listed in family in 1766, under surname DUON.

  8. Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes. (2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999), p. 583.

    He was at Ascension in 1770, age 34 years.

  9. Albert Robichaux. Colonial Settlers along Bayou Lafourche, 1770-1798. (Harvey, LA: 1974. 2nd printing Hébert Publications, 1980), p. 1.

    Household #8, Claude D'HUAN, age 34, living with his wife Marie Joseph VINCENT, age 39, and his niece Francoise SPITRE, age 6. On the 1770 census of Ascension parish, transcribed from Papeles Procedentes de Cuba (Legajo 188-1).

  10. Sidney Albert Marchand, Jr. Attempt to Re-Assemble the Old Settlers in Family Groups, An. (Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Book Store, 1965 (reprint 1978)), p. 37.

    Group #242: Claude DUHON sold on 2 Jan 1777 to Jos. GODET of Kabahanosse, a place on the right bank of the Mississippi River, 23 leagues above New Orleans, of 5 arpents, bounded above by Honore DUHON, below by Jos. MELANCON, house "sur saul" (on dirt floor), 25' x 15', surrounded with pickets and covered with boards (Ascension Parish Courthouse, Book C-171).

  11. Acadian Genealogy Exchange, vol. 5, p. 24.

    Listed on the "Etat de Revue de la Compagnie de Milice des Attakapas," dated 1 May 1777 (cites Archivo General de Indias, in Seville, Spain; PAPELES PROCEDENTES DE CUBA; legajo 161): Claude DUANT (DUHON).

    Also present on list is his brother Charle DUANT.

  12. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. DAR Partiot Index, Millennium Administration. (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2003), vol. I, p. 808.

    Claude DUHON, baptized 16 Feb 1736 in Canada, died 14 Dec 1811 in LA. He married 1st Marie Josephine VINCENT. His patriot service was in Louisiana.

  13. Attakapas Gazette, vol. X, no. 1 (spring 1975), p. 15.

    Listed on the roster of "La Compagnie de Milice des Attakapas" dated 1 May 1777. On C. Robert Churchill, "S.A.R. Spanish Records: Spanish-English War 1779-1783," pp. 289-290.

  14. Eddie James Duhon. Duhon House, The: A Family Record. (Broussard, LA: Fr*aca*la Publications, 1996), p. 32.

    Claude DUHON was granted a Spanish patent (land grant) for 354.88 acres of land near what is now the town of Jeanerette, LA. This area extended southeast to an area known as Chicot Noir. His brother Charles and Charles' son Jean Baptiste also obtained land in the same area.
    Just over six months later they all sold their grants to Catherine TOUPART (wife of LOISEL and widow of BORREL). Then these families, with two others, migrated toward the Vermillion River.

  15. Winston De Ville. Mississippi Valley Mélange, vol. 2. (Ville Platte, LA: 1996), p. 64.

    Found in the PAPELES PROCEDENTES DE CUBA, Legajo 189-A, folios 113-144: Claude DUON [X] [made his mark].

    "Attakapas Post Petitioners of 1791: An Acadian and Creole Defense of a Commandant."

  16. Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes. (2 vols., Moncton, New Brunswick: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, 1999), p. 583.

    In 1803, age 71 years (sic).

  17. U.S. federal census, p. 59.

    Gloude DUON:
    Freee white males Free white females Agricultural Slaves
    0-9 10-15 16-25 26-44 45+ 0-9 10-15 16-25 26-44 45+
    0 0 0 0 1 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 8

  18. Attakapas Gazette, vol. XI, no. 2 (summer 1976), p. 85.

    In Vermilion: Claude DUHON, with 10 slaves, on 11 [arpents (?) torn] frontage, worth $900.