Pierre Coulon de Villiers

M, #11870, b. 4 May 1720, d. 2 January 1747
7th great-granduncle of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Pierre Coulon de Villiers was baptized on 4 May 1720 at Vercheres, Parish of Contrecoeur, Quebec, Canada.1,2 Pierre Coulon de Villiers also went by the name of Lespiney de Villiers. He was the son of Nicolas Antoine Coulon de Villiers and Angelique Jarret de Vercheres. He died during battle against the English on 2 January 1747 at Beaubassin, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 26 years, 7 months and 29 days.2


  1. [S1370] Quebec, Genealogical Dictionary of Canadian Families (Tanguay Collection), 1608-1890, online http://search.ancestry.com, Name:     Pierre Coulon Sieur de Villiers
    Relationship to Head:     Enfant (Child)
    Baptism Date:     4 mai 1720 (4 May 1720)
    Baptism Place:     Québec (Quebec) (Quebec City)
    Father's name:     Nicolas-Antoine Coulon Sieur de Villiers
    Mother's name:     Angélique Jarret de Verchères.
  2. [S1483] FRANCOIS COULON DE VILLIERS More Light on an Illusive Historical Figure, online http://www.jstor.org/stable/4233678, Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association.