Jacob FLOURNOY

Birth:
5 Jan 1662/63
Geneva, Switzerland
Death:
Abt 1722
Henrico, Virginia
Marriage:
24 Feb 1684/85
Geneva, Switzerland
Notes:
                   He became a master goldsmith and in 1691 formed a partnersip with his father-in-law Louis Morel. Between 1693-5 Jacob left Geneva, travelled through Germany and toward London.  During this time his wife Martha died, leaving him w/ four children.  He married again in London.  Soon after his daughter, Jeanne Marie died.  He named his daughter by his second marriage Jeanne Marie (it was common to give the name of a deceased c hild to another) - she was born 6 weeks before they sat sail.  In June 1700 Jacob, his wife, and family sailed from Gravesend, England on the ship "Ye Peter and Anthony, Galley of London", bound for Jamestown, Va.  The list of passengers can be found in DOCUMENTS, CHIEFLY UNPUBLISHED RELATING TO THE HUGUENOT EMIGRATION TO VIRGINIA, by Robert A. Brock.  All the passengers were French refugees.  Little Jeanne Marie died at sea.

The passengers sailed fourteen weeks before landing 9/20/1700.  Arrangements had been made for them to settle on the  South Side of the James River on a Hugeunot settlement named Manakintowne.  Each family was given 133 acres, running in strips down to the James River.  Jacob Flournoy was one of the foundres of the Manakintowne Huguenot Settlement.  His second wife died in 1701.  In 1703 he married for a t hird time, Magdeline Prodhomme .
                  
Martha MOREL
Birth:
1663
Geneva, Switzerland
Death:
1696
Germany
Father:
Blocked
Mother:
Blocked
Children
Marriage
1
Birth:
31 Jan 1686/87
Geneva, Switzerland
Death:
1773
Chesterfield, Virginia
Marr:
Abt 1733
Virginia 
Notes:
                   He was 14 years old when his father settled in Manakintowne.  He was naturalized in the Colony of Virginia with his father and brother, Jacques, in 1705.  He became a large land owner.  He bought several hundred acres in 1723-25 north of Swift Creek, taking him out of King William Parish.
                  
2
Jacques FLOURNOY
Birth:
14 Dec 1688
Geneva, Switzerland
Death:
VA
 
Marr:
 
3
Jeanne Francois FLOURNOY
Birth:
28 Mar 1695
Berlin, Germany
Death:
VA
 
Marr:
 
4
Marie FLOURNOY
Birth:
3 Jun 1690
Geneva, Switzerland
Death:
May 1700
 
Marr:
 
5
Magdalen FLOURNOY
Birth:
Abt 1686
Death:
Henrico, Va
 
Marr:
 
6
Jeanne Marie FLOURNOY
Birth:
19 Jan 1691/92
Geneva, Switzerland
Death:
23 Jan 1691/92
Geneva, Switzerland
 
Marr:
 
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Jacob Flournoy - Martha Morel

Jacob Flournoy was born at Geneva, Switzerland 5 Jan 1662/63. His parents were Jacques Flournoy and Judith Puerari.

He married Martha Morel 24 Feb 1684/85 at Geneva, Switzerland . Martha Morel was born at Geneva, Switzerland 1663 .

They were the parents of 6 children:
Francis Flournoy born 31 Jan 1686/87.
Jacques Flournoy born 14 Dec 1688.
Jeanne Francois Flournoy born 28 Mar 1695.
Marie Flournoy born 3 Jun 1690.
Magdalen Flournoy born Abt 1686.
Jeanne Marie Flournoy born 19 Jan 1691/92.

Jacob Flournoy died Abt 1722 at Henrico, Virginia .

Martha Morel died 1696 at Germany .