Jesse de Forest

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Jesse de Forest, son of Jean de Forest and Anne Maillard, was born at Avesnes, Pas-de-Calais, France, about 1576.1

Jesse married Marie du Cloux, daughter of Nicaise du Cloux, at Sedan, Ardennes, France, 23 September 1601.2


Marie du Cloux
  • Marie de Forest2 b. 7 Jul 1602
  • Jean de Forest2 b. 22 Jul 1604
  • Henry de Forest2 b. 7 Mar 1606
  • Elizabeth de Forest2 b. 1 Nov 1607
  • David de Forest2 b. 11 Dec 1608
  • Rachel de Forest+2 b. abt. 1609
  • Jesse de Forest3 b. 1 Mar 1616
  • Isaac de Forest3 b. 10 Jul 1616
  • Israel de Forest3 b. 7 Oct 1617
  • Philippe de Forest4 b. 13 Sep 1620


  1. [S1472] Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, A Walloon Family in America: Lockwood de Forest and His Forebears, 1500-1848: Together With a Voyage to Guiana, Being the Journal of Jesse de Forest and His Colonists, 1623-1625, 2 vols. (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1914), 13-14, further cited as de Forest, A Walloon Family in America.
  2. [S1470] J. W. De Forest, The De Forests of Avesnes (and of New Netherland): A Huguenot Thread in American Colonial History: 1494 to the Present Time with Three Heraldic Illustrations (New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1900), 181, further cited as De Forest, De Forests of Avesnes.
  3. [S1470] De Forest, De Forests of Avesnes, 184.
  4. [S1470] De Forest, De Forests of Avesnes, 185.
This person was last edited on28 Apr 2016