1. BAZILLE GUYOT was born at Troyes, France, November 1790 of unknown parents. He came to the U.S. at the urging of James LeRay deChaumont (also from Troyes area) who was inducing skilled immigrants to come to the area. Bazille arrived at Long Falls 16 June 1816, unmarried. He bought an island in the Black River, naming it Guyot Island. He built several mills on it, and with his sons owned the carding mill, machine shop, axe factory, furniture factory, and a tannery. He became American citzen 5 Sept. 1826, residing at Wilna. He has been honored by Carthage by his name being engraved on the Pioneer monument erected and dedicated in Monument Park close to gravesites of him, wife and children. Bazille died 15 May 1865 at Carthage. He is buried in Monument Park, along with: wife Mary Frances; daughter Josephine died 1838; son Bazille Jr. (unmarried) died 1845. Graves are marked with a very large, tall four-sided stone. I possess copies of many family obituaries. He married in (1) 1820 MARY (MARIETTE) FRANCES LeROUX who was born 1800 in Brest, France, of unknown parents. She came to U.S. 1810. She and Bazille had nine children. She died 20 Feb. 1843. Children, Guyot His children: 2 i ADELE GUYOT married (1) JAMES PATTERSON; (2) ZEOLTUS MERRIAM 3 ii MINOR GUYOT married MARIA WEST 4 iii BAZILLE GUYOT, JR. 5 iv JOSEPH VICTOR GUYOT married MARY VINIER + 6 v HARRIET GUYOT married SETH FRENCH 7 vi SOPHIA GUYOT married ZELOTUS WOOD 8 vii LOUISA married CHRISTIAN OBERLY 9 viii JOSEPHINE GUYOT 10 ix FREDERICK GUYOT BAZILLE married (2) c1846 MARGARETT KEYES. No children from this union. 6. HARRIET GUYOT (daughter of BAZILLE & MARY (Mariette) FRANCES (LeROUX) GUYOT) was born 12 Mar 1828, Carthage, Town of Wilna. She died 21 May 1901 at Anderson, Indiana. She married 10 Dec. 1850 at Carthage Dr. SETH FRENCH Children, FRENCH: 11 i ADELE FRENCH married EDWARD T. LANE. + 12 ii HARRIET FRENCH married WILLIAM FOWLER LEAVITT For further generations, see SETH FRENCH.
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