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Descendants of Pierre Rachal dit St. Denis




Generation No. 1


1. PIERRE2 RACHAL DIT ST. DENIS (PIERRE1) was born 1689 in St. Denis Parish, Isle d'Oloran, La Rochelle, France, and died 1756 in Natchez, MS. He married MARIANNE BENOIST, daughter of MICHEL BENOIST. She was born 1700 in St. Laurens Parish, France, and died 1754 in Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA.

Notes for P
IERRE RACHAL DIT ST. DENIS:
Slave Listing:
Francoise (Indian, baptized 23 May 1734)
Marie (Indian, baptized 30 Mar 1738, died 27 Jul 1747)


PIERRE SAILED TO FORT TOULOUSE IN ALABAMA AS A MEMBER OF A COMPANY OF "TROUPES DE MARINE" OR WHAT WE WOULD CALL MARINES.
RECORDS SHOWS THAT PIERRE RACHAL WAS A SOLDIER IN ST DENIS' ARMY HE WAS SENT FROM FRANCE ALONG WITH OTHER SOLDIERS TO NATCHITOCHES TO ESTABLISH A POST AT NATCHITOCHES. HE REMAINED IN MILITARY SERVICE THE REST OF HIS LIFE, DYING WHILE ON MANOUVERS IN MISSISSIPPI

More About P
IERRE RACHAL DIT ST. DENIS:
Fact 1: St. Denis Soldier; of the first settlers in Natchitoches

Notes for M
ARIANNE BENOIST:
Marianne Benoist is listed on the 1722 Census of Natchitoches as "the wife of a soldier", but her husband is not mentioned. Was Pierre Rachal away at the time?

Slave Listing:
Louise (baptized 23 Jun 1753)

More About M
ARIANNE BENOIST:
Fact 1: May 01, 1722, Listed on the Census of Natchitoches, as the wife of a soldier
     
Children of P
IERRE RACHAL and MARIANNE BENOIST are:
2. i.   LOUIS3 RACHAL DIT BLONDAIN, b. 1727, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA; d. 1789, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA.
3. ii.   ELISABETH RACHAL, b. May 12, 1729, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA.
4. iii.   BARTHELEMY RACHAL, b. 1733, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA.
5. iv.   JACQUES RACHAL, b. December 04, 1735, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA; d. 1787, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA.
6. v.   MARIE LOUISE RACHAL, b. July 27, 1737, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA; d. 1790, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA.
  vi.   MARIE JEANNE RACHAL, b. August 13, 1739, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA; m. CHARLES FRANCOIS LEVEQUE, April 07, 1755, Natchitoches Parish, LA; b. parish of St. Anne, bishopric of Quebec, Canada.
  More About CHARLES LEVEQUE and MARIE RACHAL:
Marriage: April 07, 1755, Natchitoches Parish, LA

  vii.   MARIE CLAUDIA RACHAL, b. 1738, Natchitoches Parish, LA.


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