From Rev. Henry Smith, who settled in CT abt. 1638 to Rev. Jedediah Smith, who migrated to Natchez, MS, 1776, and his descendants

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  • ID: I882
  • Name: Richard DEVALL I
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1754 in Liverpool, England
  • Residence: 1776 Natchez Dist., MS
  • Death: 3 OCT 1823 in W. Baton Rouge Parish, LA
  • Note:
    Immigrated to British West Florida in 1777 on the chartered ship
    Royal Oak, along with James Mather, Daniel Hicky and others
    involved in the West Florida Rebellion.
  • Note:
    Weller addds Isaac Johnson, William Dunbar, Mr. Nicholson; gives
    year as 1776. Says family was originally French, emigrated from
    Liverpool, England. Originally settled in Natchez, MS, came to
    The Plains, EBR, LA, after death of first wife; purchased large
    land holdings from the estate of John Buhler.
  • Note:
    12 Apr 1803, Baton Rouge damages suffered by Devall: 3 horses
    cut and one of them lost valued at $200; appraisers Hezekiah
    Russ, John Cooper, Thomas Lillley (Spanish West Florida records,
    WPA transcript, Vol. 7, p. 306)
  • Note: A Richard Devall died 29 Sept 1827.
  • Change Date: 17 MAR 2002

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth ELLIS
      1. Has No Children George DEVALL
      2. Has No Children William DEVALL

      Marriage 2 Edith SMITH b: 3 MAR 1767 in Granville, Hampden Co., MA
      • Married: by 1797
      1. Has Children James DEVALL b: 16 MAR 1800
      2. Has No Children Eunice DEVALL b: 16 MAR 1800
      3. Has Children Elizabeth DEVALL
      4. Has No Children David DEVALL b: 22 SEP 1803
      5. Has Children Charles DEVALL
      6. Has No Children Thomas DEVALL
      7. Has No Children Richard DEVALL II
      8. Has No Children Augustus DEVALL b: 23 MAY 1813
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