Baham Name Study

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This is a One Name Study to collect together in one place everything about the surname Baham and its variants. The hope is that other researchers like you will join our study to help make it a valuable reference point for people studying lines that cross or intersect. Please contact the project leader, add categories to your profiles, add your questions to the bulletin board, add details of your name research, etc.


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Early Immigrants By the Name Baham

The earliest known documented ancestors in the Baham lineage are Jean Baptiste Baham and his parents Jean Baam and Marie Stea. He is also known as Jean Bahans, Jean Baam, and Juan Baham.

Jean Baptiste Baham arrived in Mobile, West Florida on October 2 1764 where he signed a British Oath Of Allegiance. He married Francoise Guillory and they had five adult children: René, Joseph, Baptiste , Pierre and Louis .

They moved to Louisiana in 1782 after receiving a land grant from Spain. He then founded the town of Madisonville, Louisiana.

What Is Their Country of Origin?

According to his will from 1807, he was born in Barsac, Gironde, Aquitaine, France. Barsac is a village near Bourdeaux and in the Aquitaine region. Back in the 1700s, this area was all part of Gascogne. The coordinates are 44 36 N, 0 19 W.

How Do YOU Pronounce Baham?

Many different people pronounce "Baham" many different ways.

"Bay-ham" "Bay-um" "Ba-HAM" "Bom" "Bam"

Please add the variations that you have used or have heard.

DNA Tests

The following people have taken DNA tests, and are descendants of Jean Baptiste Baham, his wife Francoise Guillory, and one or more of his sons.

GEDMatch IDs A554090 and M983478... member Denyse_Baham... FTDNA ID B15320...23andMe member Denyse 2 Baham

GEDMatch ID A445407 ...

GEDMatch IDs A518496 and M568238...23andMe member Juanita Maurice

GEDMatch ID A846323... member jeremy_86

GEDMatch ID A202828... member peesum

GEDMatch ID M134422... 23andMe member

GEDMatch ID A293396... member jrodriguez46241

GEDmatch ID A944153

Genographic and FTDNA Y-DNA: R, U152, L2, Z49, Z150

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Baham Origin: Barsac, Gironde, Aquitaine, France
Baham Origin: Barsac, Gironde, Aquitaine, France


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