Louis Valentine Dubroca

Male 1736 - 1799  (63 years)
Person ID: I8100 


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  • Name Louis Valentine Dubroca  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Born 7 Jun 1736  Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Jul 1799  Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Siblings
     1. Elisabeth Dubroca (ID:I8974),   b. 10 Oct 1729, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1730  (Age < 0 years)
     2. Catherine Dubroca (ID:I8975),   b. 23 Mar 1731, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1732  (Age < 0 years)
     3. Catherine Dubroca, II (ID:I8976),   b. 3 Feb 1732, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elisabeth Dubroca, II (ID:I8977),   b. 6 Mar 1734, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1734
     5. Elisabeth Dubroca, III (ID:I8978),   b. 14 Jul 1735
     6. François Dubroca (ID:I8979),   b. 25 May 1737, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Claude Dubroca, Jr. (ID:I8980),   b. 18 May 1739, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Jeanne Rose Dubroca (ID:I8981),   b. 23 Jul 1740, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location

    Parents

    Family ID: F3340 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Claude Pierre Noel Dubroca (ID:I8085),   b. 30 Oct 1710, La Réole, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1775, Saint Eulalie, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Françoise DeTinet (ID:I8986),   b. Abt 1715, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Apr 1743, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1739  [5
    Married 26 Apr 1739  Saint Maixant, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Eglise St. Michel 
    Reference Number 57094 
    Reference Number 60193 

    Family

    Family ID: F3030 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart 10 Nov 2020   
    Wife Marie Fièvre (ID:I8102),   b. 21 Nov 1739, French Louisiana, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Jan 1759  Fort Tombecbe (then part of French Louisiana), Sumter, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Reference Number 55813 
    Children 
      1. Marie Marthe Dubroca (ID:I8103),   b. Abt Sep 1759, Fort Tombecbe (then part of French Louisiana), Sumter, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
      2. Valentin Dubroca (ID:I8106),   b. Abt Oct 1760, Fort Tombecbe (then part of French Louisiana), Sumter, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1786, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
      3. Louis Joseph Dubroca (ID:I8111),   b. Abt Dec 1761, Fort Tombecbe (then part of French Louisiana), Sumter, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
      4. François Dubroca (ID:I8108),   b. Abt Nov 1763
      5. Bernard Maurice Dubroca (ID:I8109),   b. Abt Oct 1765, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1819, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
      6. Rose Dubroca (ID:I8104),   b. 8 Jul 1767, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
      7. Eugene Hugo Dubroca (ID:I8001),   b. 5 Jul 1769, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1817, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
      8. Jean Baptiste Dubroca (ID:I8110),   b. 5 Jan 1772, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1819, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
      9. Maximillian Dubroca (ID:I8075),   b. Abt 1776, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1827, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
      10. Hilaire Dubroca (ID:I8112),   b. Abt 1778, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1826, Mobile, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)

    Other Personal Events

    Baptism 8 Jun 1736  Parish of St. Mexant, Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Reference Number 667 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jun 1736 - Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jan 1759 - Fort Tombecbe (then part of French Louisiana), Sumter, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jul 1799 - Mobile, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes

    • [RouxModified.FTW]

      [dubroca-ron.FTW]

      Spanish Census record for Mobile on January 1, 1787, states that
      Valentin du Broca was 51 and his wife was 48; these ages were
      confirmed in subsequent census data.
      Louis (more commonly identified as Valentin in documentation), has
      been identified as the first DuBroca to have migrated to the New
      World, arriving in the 1750s, assigned as the "Garde Magasin du Roi"
      (storekeeper) at Ft. Tombecbe, north of Mobile; the fort had been
      established as a protection against unfriendly Indians, particularly
      the Chickasaws. Available evidence does not indicate whether Louis
      migrated from France or from some French colony, such as Santo
      Domingo, in the Caribbean, but he arrived in French Louisiana to join
      such other prominent families as the Chastangs, Juzans, Rochons,
      Fievres, Favres, Trudeaus, and Laurendinis -- families tied closely
      together by common bonds of their French culture, language, and
      Catholic religion. Together with members of these families he was
      recorded as being a witness at a marriage or a baptism. Official
      church records show his marriage to Marie (Marthe) Fievre, on Jan. 30,
      1759 -- the ceremony being performed by Fr. Ferdinand, a Capuchin
      priest -- Joseph Chastang was one of the witnesses.
      As a result of the French and Indian War, the British took over Ft.
      Tombecbe, and Louis is shown, in early 1764, as having signed over the
      stores to Major Farmer, the British Commander, who renamed the
      position as Fort York. He is also listed as having taken the oath of
      allegiance to the British King George III in 1764.
      Louis acquired sizeable tracts of land over the years, in the vicinity
      of Mobile as well as a large plantation north of the city, in the area
      of Twenty-one Mile Bluff. A prominent citizen, he was often shown in
      official records as being called upon to assist the city's tribunal in
      resolving estate issues and disputes involving land ownership; this
      was particularly important under Spanish rule, beginning in 1783, due
      to the large number of abandoned farms that had been left vacant by
      fleeing British subjects. Many such properties went up for grabs,
      resulting in their takeover, sometimes illegally, by the remaining
      settlers, who pledged allegiance to Spain and the Catholic faith.
      It was during this period that Simon Andry, a major landowner,
      acquired the sizeable lands of the departing McGilleveray, along the
      river, at Seymour's (Simon's) Bluff. It was Simon's mulatto daughter,
      Euphrosine Andry, a freed slave, who had a spousal relationship with
      Louis' son, Maximilian, resulting in numerous descendants, stretching
      into the twentieth century; other sons of Valentin and Marie also
      developed multiracial relationships as did the descendants of many of
      these early French families. It was also not unusual for cousins
      within this closely knit community to establish spousal living
      accommodations together.

      At Baptism, Godfather - Valentin Brulet; Godmother - Louise Jouet, his spouse.
      Born at 3:30 AM.

      "Death Certificate, Archdiocese of Mobile
      204. Valentin Dubroca
      On 20 July 1799, I, the undersigned pastor of Immaculate Conception Church of Mobile, gave church burial in the parish cemetery to the body of the deceased Valentin Dubroca, after he made his will and receiving all the sacraments. He died at 65 years of age. In faith whereof I have signed it.
      Father Constantine McKenna"
  • Source Citations

    1. [S163] Love's Legacy: The Mobile Marriages, 1724-1786, Jacqueline Vidrine, (Name: U. of Southwestern Louisiana;).

    2. [S905] Marriage Notice or Record, Louis Valentin Dubroca to Marie Martha Fievre Marriage entry 30 Jan. 1759 CIC, Mobile, AL --41b-2.

    3. [S992] Baptisms and Christenings, Louis Valentine Dubroca children's baptisms Baptismal entries various dates CIC, Mobile, AL BB#1, pgs. 347, 356, 361, 375, 381, 388, 395, 397.

    4. [S65] Family Database of Dubroca Family, dubroca-ron.FTW.
      Date of Import: Nov 17, 1999

    5. [S235] Family Database RouxModified.FTW.
      Date of Import: Nov 21, 2004

    6. [S641] Family Trees and Records, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA, Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members;), Spanish Mobile White Burial Records, 1780-1803, state that he died and was buried on June 20, 1799; signed by Constantino MKenna.