HONORÉ ANDRONNY and JOSEPH LANDRONY - IS THERE A CONNECTION ??
Birth of Honoré ANDRONY, Riez, Provence (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence).
For additional (but not confirmed) information, see correspondence from Dr.
Sylvain Poujol of Toulon.
[Riez, departement Alpes de Haute-Provence (04), arrondissement of
Digne, population 1,379, natives known as Riézois. Roman ruins. Main
commerce is the essence of lavender. Seat of a bishopric from the 5th
century up until 1790 (Nouveau Petit Larousse, 1971 edition).]
1720, 11 AUGUST
FFL 1:107 "List of company officials and workers for the concession of
Marquis Dancenis embarked on the Seine bound for Louisiana from L'Orient."
Honnoré ANDRONNY, excavator, is listed as a worker for the concession
of M. Le Blanc and the Marquis Dasfeld. With him are his wife and three
children. [Also in Toup's Mississippi Valley Pioneers, pg. 98. Not listed
in index of Maduell's List of the Census tables...1699 through 1732.]
Note: In both FFL and Toups, the first half of the list (workers for
the concession of the Marquis D'Ancenis) has a column provided for in-
dicating the "naissance" of the embarkees; this column was omitted from the
second half of the list (workers for the concession of M. Le Blanc and M.
Le Marquis Dasfeld); no explanation was given for this omission.
1721, 9 DECEMBER
FFL 1:216 "List of company workers who are actually in Louisiana"
ANDRONIC, Honoré is listed as one of 12 "Laborers", comment: Good.
(Jean VATTIER is listed right under him)
1722, 19 MAY
FFL 1:218 "List of company workers who are employed at New Orleans
along with their wages for one year"
ANDRONIQUE, Honoré, one of two laborers received a salary of 200
livres per year. The other laborer was Jean VATTIER.
1723, 15 JANUARY
FFL 1:221 "List of workers retained in Louisiana"
ANDRONICQ, Honoré is listed as on of the men "who were hired to saw
lumber because the work of their trade was no longer required." His salary
was 200 livres (the top amount paid to laborers in this class; only four of
the 27 men listed received this amount).
1725, 23 JANUARY
FFL 11:86 "1725 List of those persons whose death was registered at
New Orleans during the year 1725."
ANDRONIQUE, Honoré. Died and buried January 23, 1725. Native of
Riesse [Riez?] in Provençe. Aged about 48 years. Witnessed by Pierre
COUILLERET who has made his mark.