PIONEER de VILLERS FAMILY


 
1.  LOUIS de VILLERS was born in Abbeville, France.  According to Evert's
history of St. Lawrence county, he descended from an ancient and respectable
family; was in the service of Louis XVI, as lieutenant in the Battalion
Vermandois, a corps composing a part of the Royal Guards, and stationed most
of the time at Paris. He was transferred to the regiment serving in America 
under Gen. Rochambeau, and came to this country about the close of the 
Revolutionary War, with Count LeRay de Chaumont, for the purpose of joining 
the Allies.  He came first to Trenton, afterwards to Cooperstown, thence to 
Butternuts.  By 1818 the family was living in  Wilna, where his daughter was 
married.

He married in Butternuts

SARAH KINNEY, who was born in Connecticut.

Known child, De VILLERS:

     2     i   SOPHIA MARY DeVILLERS married GEORGE N. SEYMOUR


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