Martin Milany Duralde

Martin Milany Duralde

Male Abt 1737 - 1822  (~ 85 years)
Person ID: I8621 


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  • Name Martin Milany Duralde  [1
    Notes 
    • [RouxModified.FTW]

      planter, administrator

      Born St. laurent Parish, Cambo (les Bains?) Diocese of Bayonne, France

      was in la. in July 1769.

      surved as a surveryor under Pedro Pernas (q.v.) in missouri; was a merchant in St. Louis. Removed to the Opelousas Post sometime between 1779 and 1781; elected sindic of the post in 1785, and served in that capacity until the end of the Spanish rule. obtained a spanish land grant in 1802. Wrote his observations of Chitimacha and Attakapas Indians and described local discoveries of fossils. Died on his plantation and is interred in St. Michael;s Cemetery, St. Martinville, la.

      Above from Dictionary of La. Biography (LA 920) See also: "american State Papers, Public Lands" and Jack D. L. Homes, "Martin Duralde and the Dawn of Anthropology in Louisiana" from Twentyy-first Annual Meeting, La. Historical Assn., March 21, 1980, new Orleans, La.; published as "Martin Duralde Observes Louisiana in 1802," Louisiana Review, IX (1980).

      see Favrot papers for letters from MMD.
    Born Abt 1737  St. Laurent, Cambo-les-Bains, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Nov 1822  St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, St Martinville, St Martin, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 23 Nov 1822  St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, St Martinville, St Martin, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    Parents

    Family ID: F3235 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father Pierre Duralde (ID:I8789),   d. DECEASED 
    Mother Marie De Elizaga (ID:I8790),   d. DECEASED 
    Married UNKNOWN 
    Reference Number 59279 

    Family

    Family ID: F3014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Wife Marie Josephe Louise Perrault (ID:I8638),   b. Bef 24 Jul 1751, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1813, St Martin, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1775  [1
    Reference Number 55207 
    Children 
      1. Charlotte Céleste Duralde (ID:I7968),   b. Abt 1776, Islas Negras, Kaskaskia, Randolph, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1813, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
      2. Louise Duralde (ID:I8639),   b. Abt 9 Jun 1781,   d. DECEASED
      3. Julie Duralde (ID:I8781),   b. 4 Sep 1783,   d. DECEASED
      4. Martin Duralde, Jr. (ID:I8690),   b. 6 Mar 1785, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1848  (Age 63 years)
      5. Joseph Valmon Duralde (ID:I8782),   b. 10 Mar 1787,   d. 20 Aug 1817, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
      6. Marie Clarisse Duralde (ID:I8640),   b. Bef 9 Aug 1789,   d. DECEASED  (Age ~ 20 years)

    Other Personal Events

    Occupation 1767  Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Helped establish the city of St. Louis 
    Reference Number 9051 
    Residence Abt 1802  Stephanie Plantation, Arnaudville, St Martin, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Martin Duralde built the plantation Stephanie (curently known as Huron Plantation) and became a major slaveowner 
    Residence Bef 1822  West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Owned and lived at Homestead Plantation 
    Military Service Abt 1780  Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Commandant of the Opelousas Post 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1737 - St. Laurent, Cambo-les-Bains, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1767 - Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Abt 1780 - Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1802 - Stephanie Plantation, Arnaudville, St Martin, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1822 - West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Nov 1822 - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, St Martinville, St Martin, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Nov 1822 - St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, St Martinville, St Martin, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Source Citations

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

    2. [S1646] Louisiana Genealogy Project — African American Archives, Jara Dubroca Roux and Ron Shawhan, The Dubroca Family of Louisiana.
      The text is available online.
      http://files.usgwarchives.net/la/state/history/afriamer/slaves/dubroca.txt