Hello WikiTree G2G
As far as I know, none of my ancestors was from Alsace-Lorraine.
My mother¹s family are descended from Decuirs and Barbins.
The first Decuir to arrive in the New World was Albert Decuir who was
baptized on February 5, 1673 in Macon, Provence Hainaut, Diocese of
Belgium. One of HIS ancestors was Paul de Cuire who was possibly born
about 1480 in Macon, Diocese of Chambray Hainaut in
Belgium. He was the earliest person on record to carry the name of
Another of my ancestors, was Louis Barbin de Bellevue (born 1698 in Paris,
France; died 1759). He was
commissioned by Louis XIV, King of France to take charge of the government
store at La Balize,
just south of New Orleans.
One of His ancestors was Louis Antoine Barbin (born October 6, 1656-died
February 8, 1707) (born in Montereau-Fault-Yonne, France; died also in that
city), and his wife was Marguerite De Chambault. They were married June
12, 1682 in Fontainebleau,
Another ancestor was Jean Baptiste Rabalais I, who was born about 1666 in
the city of Rochefourant, Province of Poitou, France.
On the my father, Edgar Guillory¹s side, one of my ancestors was Simon
Guillory who was christened on February 16, 1646 at the church of St.
Blois, department of Loir et Cher, France. He was the first Guillory to
reach the New World (1664).
One of HIS ancestors was François Guillere de Corrobert who married
Elizabeth Thomas about 1597 in Château de Blois, France.
One of my Father's ancestors was actually English. John Whitmore was born
in in Bristol,
Sommerset, England about 1589. John Whitmore arrived in this country in
He resided in Connecticut and in Cambridge, Middlesex County,
One of his ancestors was Robert Whitmore who was born about 1451 in
Nottinghamshire, England and died in 1540, also
So nobody from Alsace-Lorraine.
Keith Guillory, Guillory-632