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From: "Eugene Ray" <>
Subject: [DEGRUY] OUR HERITAGE: SAULET, SARPY PERY, & deGRUY,COUTURIER +FOUCHER,de BORE covered a huge part of uptown new orleans /french WEST INDIANplantations
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 17:37:21 GMT



+VERLOIN deGRUY+
+HERITAGE OVERVIEW+
**********************
>reviewing the data that i wrote about
yesterday reveals the powerful
>CREOLE MIES-EN-SCENE<
at the cojoined plantations
****************************
+FOUCHER de CIRCE+
+de BORE+
( remember debore saved
the french planters by
( SUGAR )
>his refining method )
********************
>HE TOOK RISKS<
(abandoned
>indigo)
******
>(i previously wrote about
DEHESTREHAN
>a relative with the best
SUGAR PRODUCTION
**********************
(french loyalist education)
>WE MUST REMEMBER THAT THE
PLANTATION CHILDREN WENT
TO A SCHOOL ON THE
FOUCHER/deBORE
PLANTATION

+ROYAL KNIGHTS DINNERS+
>this along with the weekly dinners
of the french order of st. louis
medal winners made this
PLANTATION + LOCUS
************************
>+A HOT SPOT OF FRENCH
LOYALIST LIFE IN 19th
C. NEW ORLEANS
******************
>(so much so that louis philippe
future french king was feted
w/ much POMP @ the
foucher de circe plantation
when in new orleans.)
*********************

+FRANCOIS JOSEPH VERLOIN+
+deGRUY, ( 1781-1840 )+
***********************
>was in the thick of this french loyalist
spirit and rapidly developing city of
( beyond the vieux carre )
19th CENTURY NEW ORLEANS<
*******************************
>although his award winning plantation
was across river from napoleon ave.
+HIS COUTURIER GRANDFATHER's
PLANTATION STRADDLED
NAPOLEON AVENUE
( in the 18th C. )

+SAULET PLANTATION, 1763+
>and his wife marie heloise saulet's
father's (thomas saulet) palatial
home & plantation comprised
*******************************
>+A HUGE SWATH OF WHAT
BECAME THE FAMOUS
GARDEN DISTRICT
******************
>subdivided into the fauburg
saulet in 1810 by saulet's
widow
>+MARIE THERESE PERY SAULET
(my great (3) grandmother)

+DAUGHTER OF GERARD PERY+
(making the degruy-saulet
spouses 2nd cousins)

>NOTE: in 1923 mrs LEONCE SONIAT
( our cousin whose descendent
leon soniat was king rex of
>CARNIVAL IN 1977<
*******************
>DESCENDENT OF THOMAS SAULET
INHERITED THE OLD SAULET
PLANTATION HOUSE
**********************
and
>donated it to the sisters of
mercy for a hospital
********************

>+A BEAUTIFUL RENDERING OF
THE SAULET PLANTATION
can be seen on page 20
of
"NEW ORLEANS ARCHITECTURE"
volume 1
"THE LOWER GARDEN DISTRICT"
*******************************
(text by my old friends samuel
wilson & dr. bernard lemann)

NOTE: another verloin degruy cousin
silvestre delord SARPY married to
marguerite FOUCHER had a very
early plantation next "door"
****************************
>THIS DELORD SARPY PLANTATION
HOUSE WAS INHERITED FROM
+OUR JOSEPH FOUCHER+
************************
( it was constructed on the
old bienville plantation )
>+1765 FRENCH WEST INDIAN
PLANTATION HOUSE<
**********************
>a fascinating rendering of this old
french indigo plantation house
( +TROPICAL ARCHTYPE+)
**********************
>can be viewed on page 2 of the
the previously referenced
>"NEW ORLEANS ARCHITECTURE"<
(volume #1)

>SYNCHRONICITY<
>the delord sarpy house was once
owned by armand duplantier
( also magnolia mound in
18 C. baton rouge )
>who was aide de camp to
( our related )
+GENERAL LAFAYETTE+
**********************

>I CAN NOT EMPHASIZE ENOUGH
THE IMPORTENCE OF THIS TYPE
OF FRENCH WEST INDIAN
ARCHITECTURE
***************
>professor jay edwards of l.s.u. has
traced this history very well in
*******************************
"LOUISIANA'S REMARKABLE
FRENCH VERNACULAR
ARCHITECTURE"
( geoscience
publication,
l.s.u. )

>now i know why my aunt spoke
with reverence of the sarpy
family & their history.
>N O T E
> mrs sarpy like the foucher
de circe family died in
>france. one imagines
w/ the fouchers.

>OUR LIVING / PHYSICAL HERITAGE
BECAME THE HEART OF MODERN
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>+N E W + O R L E A N S+<
***********************
gene ray, san diego, california
(google) eugenerayart.com
















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