From Saintonge | From Havre
Saintonge, FranceMost of the Baril in North America seem to all descend from an ancestor who came to the Nouvelle France around 1665. This ancestor is:
Jean Baril, born between 1646 and 1649 most likely in Saintonge, France. He died on 9 Feb 1724 in Batiscan, QC and was buried on 10 Feb 1724 in Batiscan, QC. He married three times:
Little is know of the origins of Jean. His indentured labour contract and his first marriage contract were tragically lost when fire destroyed the early colonial archives in Québec city. With them went the only hope in North America of accurately identifying his parents and parish of origin in France.
Find out more at Our Ancestor Jean Baril.
Edwardo (Edward) Baril, son of Victor Baril And Juana Delmonte,
born ca 1801, Havre,
Their descendants are all from Plaquemines Parish, LA. They used a New Orleans Church for Baptisms as there was no church in the Plaquemines Parish until the 1840's.
These data are courtesy of Gladys Stovall Armstrong. Her web-published Baril data are:
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