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Appendix B. Descendants of Elia FERRY

First Generation 1. Elia FERRY was born about 1640 in Lorraine, France.1 Elia FERRY had the following children: +2

i. Felice FERRY, born about 1667, Lorraine, France.

Second Generation 2. Felice FERRY (Elia-1) was born about 1667 in Lorraine, France. Francesca Antonia LANDI1 (daughter of Giovanni LANDI and Maria PORRI or TORRI) was baptized on 13 May 1667 in Florence, Italy.1 Felice FERRY and Francesca Antonia LANDI had the following children: +3 4

i. Francesco Gaetano FERRY, was baptized on 2 Feb 1703.2 ii. Maria Caterina Tommassa FERRY was baptized on 19 Dec 1706 in Florence, Italy.3

Third Generation 3. Francesco Gaetano FERRY (Felice-2, Elia-1) was baptized on 2 Feb 1703 in Florence, Italy. Maria Vettoria Beatrice TOTTI (daughter of Matteo TOTTI and Maria Rosa VASELLI) was baptized in 1703 in Florence, Italy.4 Francesco Gaetano FERRY and Maria Vettoria Beatrice TOTTI had the following children: +5 6 7 8

i. ii. iii. iv.

Maria Francesca Giovanna FERRY, baptized on 15 Jan 1726 in Florence, Italy.5 Giuseppa Maria Mattia FERRY was baptized on 25 Feb 1728 in Florence, Italy.6 Maria Cammilla FERRY was baptized on 6 Mar 1729 in Florence, Italy.7 Gregorio Gaspero FERRY was baptized on 11 Mar 1731 in Florence, Italy.8

Fourth Generation 5. Maria Francesca Giovanna FERRY (Francesco Gaetano-3, Felice-2, Elia-1) was baptized on 15 Jan 1726 in Florence, Italy. Maria Francesca Giovanna FERRY and Jean "Giovanni" FRANÇOIS were married on 29 Feb 1744 in Chapel of St. Bernard, Grand Ducal Palace, Florence, Italy.9 Jean "Giovanni" FRANÇOIS (son of Antoine FRANÇOIS and Marguerite Rose HARMANT) was born on 19 Dec 1715 in St. Sebastien Parish, Nancy, Lorraine, France. Maria Francesca Giovanna FERRY and Jean "Giovanni" FRANÇOIS had the following children: +9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

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i. Louis Joseph "Francis I" FRANÇOIS dit RICHARD, born on 8 Mar 1746, Florence, Italy; married Genevieve Honorine BIANNE; died in 1817, Georgia. ii. Giuseppe Carlo Antonio FRANÇOIS was born in 1747 in Florence, Italy. iii. Francesco Gabriello FRANÇOIS was born in 1749 in Florence, Italy. iv. Domenico FRANÇOIS was born in 1752 in Florence, Italy. v. Maria Elizabetta Giuseppa FRANÇOIS was born in 1753 in Florence, Italy. vi. Bernardo Giuseppe Antonio FRANÇOIS, born in 1754, Florence, Italy. vii. Carlotta FRANÇOIS was born in 1757 in Florence, Italy. viii. Giovanni Antonio FRANÇOIS, born in 1762, Florence, Italy.

Registri Battesimali. Baptism of Francesco Gaetano Ferri, February 2, 1703, Record #74-56.”Francesco Gaetano di Felice di Elia Ferri.” 2

Ibid.


Appendix B. Descendants of Elia FERRY

3

Ibid, Maria Caterina Tommassa Ferri, December, 19, 1706, Record #298-108.

4

Ibid, Maria Vettoria Beatrice Totti, January 29, 1703, Record #296-124.

5

Ibid, Maria Francesca Giovanna Ferri. January 15, 1726, Record #308-146.

6

Ibid, Giuseppa Maria Mattia Ferri, February 25, 1728, Record #86-293.

7

Ibid, Maria Cammilla Ferri, March 6, 1729, Record #309-159.

8

Ibid, Gregorio Gaspero Ferri was baptized on Mar 11, 1731, Record #88-118.

9

Bosi, p. 17.

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Appendix C. Descendants of Jean BIANNE

First Generation 1. Jean BIANNE Jean BIANNE and Marguerite LEVEAU had the following children: +2

i. Antoine BIANNE, born about 1718, St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti)

Second Generation 2. Antoine BIANNE (Jean-1) was born about 1718 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti). He died in 1759 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti)1. Antoine BIANNE and Jeanne LEMOINE were married on 13 Sep 1741 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti). 2Jeanne LEMOINE (daughter of Pierre LEMOINE and Francoise BEAUCORPS). Antoine BIANNE and Jeanne LEMOINE had the following children: 3 4 5 +6 7 8

i. Pierre BIANNE was born in 1744 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti).3 He died in 1788 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti).4 ii. Marie Catherine BIANNE was born in 1746 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti).5 iii. Marie Jeanne BIANNE was born on 22 Nov 1752 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti).6 iv. Geneviève Honorine BIANNE, born on 12 Jan 1754, St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti)7; married Louis Joseph "Francis I" FRANÇOIS dit RICHARD, died in 1821. v. René BIANNE was born in 1757 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti).8 vi. Marie Magdalene BIANNE was born in 1759 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti).9

1

Etat Civil. Saint Domingue. Saint Marc. Deaths. Antoine Bianne. September 29, 1759, p.84.

2

Ibid, Marriages, Antoine Bianne and Jeanne LeMoine, September 13, 1746, p. 98.

3

Ibid, 1744 Births, Pierre Bianne, p.103.

4

Ibid, 1788 Deaths, Pierre Bianne, p.29.

5

Ibid, 1746 Births, Marie Catherine Bianne, p.136.

6

Ibid, 1752 Births, Marie Jeanne Bianne, p. 58.

7

Ibid, Births, Geneviève Bianne, January 12, 1754, p.84.

8

Ibid, 1757 Births, René Bianne, p.118.

9

Ibid, 1759 Births, Marie Magdalene Bianne, p. 14.


Appendix D. Descendants of Pierre LeMOINE First Generation 1. Pierre LEMOINE Pierre LEMOINE and Françoise BEAUCORPS had the following children: +2 +3 +4 5 +6

i. ii. iii. iv.

Marie Magdalene LEMOINE Françoise LEMOINE, Marie Catherine LEMOINE Jean LEMOINE was born in 1714/15 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti). He died in 1742 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue.1 v. Jeanne LEMOINE

Second Generation 2. Marie Magdalene LEMOINE and François LECOMPTE were married in 1738 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue.2 Marie Magdalene LEMOINE and René JOUSSEAU were married in 1742 in St. Marc.3 She died in 1743 in St. Marc. 3. Françoise LEMOINE and René CHATELAIN were married in 1733 in St. Marc. Françoise LEMOINE and René CHATELAIN had the following children: 7 8

i. François CHATELAIN was born in 1734 in St. Marc. ii. René CHATELAIN was born in 1737 in St. Marc.

Françoise LEMOINE and Pierre CHAUVEREAUX were married in 1744 in St. Marc.4 4. Marie Catherine LEMOINE and DUCLA were married. 6. Jeanne LEMOINE and Antoine BIANNE were married on 13 Sep 1741 in St. Marc, Saint Domingue (Haiti).5 Antoine BIANNE (son of Jean BIANNE and Marguerite LEVEAU) was born about 1718 in St. Marc.1 He died in 1759 in St. Marc. Jeanne LEMOINE and Antoine BIANNE had the following children: See Appendix C. Descendants of Jean BIANNE for children of Antoine BIANNE and Jeanne LEMOINE.

1

Etat Civil. Saint Domingue. Saint Marc. 1742 Deaths. Jean LeMoine, p. 104.

2

Ibid, 1738 Marriages. François LeCompte and Marie Magdalene LeMoine, p. 60.

3

Ibid. 1742 Marriage. René Jousseau and Marie Magdalene LeMoine, p. 105.

4

Ibid. 1744 Marriages. Pierre Chauvereaux and Françoise LeMoine, p. 129.

5

Ibid, Marriages. Antoine Bianne and Jeanne LeMoine, September 13, 1746, p. 98.


Appendix E. The Will of Genevieve “Honorine” (BIANNE) FRANÇOIS RICHARD In the name of God, Amen. I, Genevieve B. RICHARD (widow) of the County of Camden in the State of Georgia being sick and weak in body but of sound mind and memory, God be praised, for the same do make this my last will and testament following hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me made. 1st. I devise that all my just debts be paid as soon after my decease as may be convenient. 2nd. I give and bequeath to my daughter-Clementine GAUTIER, a woman named Michel and also Clary, Sophia, Teresa, Lucy, Patty, and Jim, slaves belonging to me. 3rd. I give and bequeath to Clarissa, Betsy Ann, and John W. RICHARD, the minor children of my late son William B. RICHARD, the following Negro slaves to wit: To Clarissa: Charles and Harriet; To Betsy Ann: Dominic and Maurice; and To John W. RICHARD: Louis and Sonnit with their future issue and increase, and it is my wish and desire that after my death the aforesaid described slaves be placed in the hands of my son, John RICHARD, to be by him delivered over to each of my said named grandchildren on their severally arriving to the age of twenty-one years. 4th. I give and bequeath to my son, Francis RICHARD, a mulatto boy named Tony, with the following other slaves: Azar, Laurence, Nanny, Affy, and Louisa. 5th. I give and bequeath to my son, John C. RICHARD, a negro man named Gil and the following other slaves: Frances, William, Ellich, Mary, Mariah, Nancy, Jack, James, also my household furniture, a large canoe boat, one ladies (sic) gold watch and chain, horse or horses, if any, and plantation tools and utensils. 6th. I give, devise, and bequeath all the rest of my Estate real and personal to my children and grandchildren herein before named to be divided as follows: one fourth to my daughter Clementine, one fourth to my grandchildren Clarissa, Betsy Ann, and John W. RICHARD, one fourth to Francis RICHARD, and the remaining fourth to my son John C. RICHARD. And I hereby nominate and appoint my son, John C. RICHARD, Executor of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this twenty first day of December, 1820. Signed, sealed, delivered, and published... (Signed with an "X")


Appendix F. The Will of Louis Joseph (“Francis II�) RICHARD Jr. Francis Richard of the County of Duval in the Territory of Florida being of sound mind and memory, and in good bodily health but aware of the uncertainty of human life, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made. And first I direct that my Body after my decease be decently interred, and that my funeral be conducted in a manner corresponding with my Estate and situation in life. And as to such worldly estate therewith it hath pleased God to bless me, I dispose of the same as follows: First. I direct that all my debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon after my decease as possible, out of the first moneys that shall come into the hands of my Executors from any portion of my Estate real or personal. Second. I give and bequeath to my legitimate son Francis RICHARD, for and during the [illegible] of his natural life, and to his heirs absolute [illegible] death in fee simple the following slaves to wit: Jimmy, a negro man and his wife Louisa and her children named Henry, Jimmy, Mary Ann, Elizabeth (a child) and Frederick. Also the grandmother of said children named Nanny, and the slaves Affy and Tetty. In case my son Francis foresaid should die without heirs my will is that all of the aforementioned slaves should go to and be equally divided among my colored children, Fortune, Fernando, Anne, Cornelia, Fransisco Pardo, John, Josephine, Genevieve, Teresa residing in Hayti. Third. I give and bequeath to a free colored woman now residing in the Island of Hayti in the West Indies named Teresa my slaves Harry, Prince & Elizabeth and her issue. Fourth. I direct that all my Lands & real property, and all my personal property including Slaves (excepting such as may be included in specific legacies herein made) be sold and converted into money, and out of the fund thus created, I give and bequeath to Eve a colored woman the sum of Five Hundred Dollars. The balance of said money I hereby direct to go to & be divided equally among the following persons to wit: My legitimate son Francis aforesaid and my colored children Fortune, Fernando, Anne, Cornelia, John, Fransisco-Pardo, Josephine, Genevieve, Teresa and her children Lewis, Michael & Christiana. It is probable that my colored children before mentioned will soon all reside in the Island of Hayti in the West Indies, it is my wish and desire, and I hereby direct, that in case my son Francis aforesaid should die leaving no heirs, the slaves and the income thereof herein mentioned as given and bequeathed to him be divided in specific property as nearly as can be among my colored children before mentioned and shipped to them in the said Island of Hayti. In case legal advice, counsel or assistance should at any time become necessary in the settlement or disposition of my Estate or of any affairs affecting touching the same, it is my will that Samuel L Burritt, Esq, attorney and counselor at Law in East Florida should be consulted by my executors and Legal Representatives and his professional services employed if practicable. and in case the said Samuel L Burritt should at any time wish or require associate counsel touching on matters relating to my estate as aforesaid then it is my will that John Drysdale Esquire of the City of St. Augustine, attorney & Counsellor at Law should be retained and employed for that purpose if practicable. and I do hereby make and ordain my esteemed friends Antonio Alvarez of the City of St. Augustine and Robert BIGELOW of the county aforesaid my executors of this my last will and testament.


Appendix F. The Will of Louis Joseph (Francis II) RICHARD In witness whereof I, Francis RICHARD have to [ ] [ ] Set my hand and seal this 19th day of August in the year of our lord One Hundred Eight Hundred and Thirty Seven. Signed, Sealed and delivered in the presence of us whose names are subscribed in witness [ ] [ ] Subscribed in the presence of each other Isaiah D. HART, Tho. Douglas (??), Elid (?) Fort, James [ ] Clerk’s Office Duval County It is [ ] that on this 2nd day of July A.D. 1840 I have recorded the above will in Book A, Page 95. Witness my name as Clerk of the County Court in the County aforesaid the acts aforesaid. Isaiah D. HART

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Appendix G. The Will of Melinda (TISON) RICHARD In the name of God, Amen. I, Melinda RICHARD, of the county of Alachua and State of Florida knowing the uncertainly of life and the certainty of death, being of a sound and disposing mind and memory do make, ordain, proclaim, and declare this to be my last Will and Testament. Item 1st. I wish to be buried in a decent and respectable manner suited to my circumstances in life; in my family Grave Yard at my Sugar Grove Plantation in Alachua County. Item 2nd. I wish my Executor hereafter named in this my last Will and Testament at as early a date as practicable to pay all my honest debts if there are any left unpaid at my death, together with my funeral expenses. Item 3rd. I give and bequeath to my eldest son, Joseph R. RICHARD, one hundred acres of land over and above what I have already given him and he is not to have anything more out of my Estate. Item 4th. I give and bequeath to my son, John C. RICHARD, one hundred and sixty acres of land. Item 5th. My son, Jobe RICHARD, now deceased, having had his full share already during his life, I have nothing to bequeath to him or his family. Item 6th. I give and bequeath to my Grandson, Rinaldo RICHARD, son of Osceola RICHARD, now deceased, one hundred sixty (160) acres of land and he is not to have anything further from my Estate. Item 7th. To my son, Harney N. RICHARD, after my lands herein bequeathed shall be divided, he is to have an equal proportion of the residue. Item 8th. My daughter, Henri French Boston, I have already provided for - and she is not to have anything more. Item 9th. To my daughter Susan C. Gwinnet (?), I give and bequeath one hundred and sixty acres of land and she is not to have any more from my Estate. Item 10th. I give and bequeath to my daughter Jane A. Mitchell, one hundred and sixty acres of land. She is not to have anything more from my Estate. Item 11th. To my daughter, Mary I. McCall, I give and bequeath one hundred and sixty acres of land. Item 12th. To Victoria L. Bunker, I give and bequeath one hundred and sixty acres of land and three hundred dollars in money more than any of the rest of my children or their descendants are to have. Item 13th. To my Grandson, Job T. RICHARD, I give and bequeath sixty acres of land. Item 14th. To my Grandson, George Webb, son of my daughter Honorine B. Webb, I give and bequeath one hundred and sixty acres of land. Item 15th. After the distribution of the lands bequeathed to my several children and grandchildren, the remainder of my real estate I wish equally divided between John C. RICHARD, Harney N. RICHARD, Mary I. McCall, Victoria L. Bunker. Item 16th. It is my will and wish that my cattle horses and mule and other personal property except my household furniture and other effects be sold by my Executor either at private or public sale as he may consider to the interest of all my heirs as herein provided for, except that Mary I. McCall is to be


Appendix G. The Will of Melinda (TISON) RICHARD allowed her proportion not having received any of my household furniture. The remainder to go to my daughter Victoria L. Bunker. Item 17th. It is my will that my Executor provide a suitable protection to my Grave Yard and also tomb stones over the graves now not provided for as well as one for my own.

I hereby constitute and appoint my son John C. RICHARD of the County of Bradford and State of Florida Executor of this my last will and testament and that my Executor execute this my last will without having to go to the Courts. I hereby revoke all former wills made by me. Subscribed and sealed in the presence of the subscribing witnesses this 14th day of February, 1821

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