Melchior de Forest

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Melchior de Forest, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), died at Avesnes, Hainault, France, before 1572.1

Melchior married Catherine du Fosse, daughter of Antoine du Fosse and Isabeau Resteau, at Avesnes 4 April 1533.2


Catherine du Fosse d. 1579
  • Balthazar de Forest1
  • Antoine de Forest1
  • Jaspard de Forest3 d. Sep 1579
  • Jacqueline de Forest1
  • Franchoise de Forest1
  • Jean de Forest+1 b. bt 1540 - 1543
This person was last edited on28 Apr 2016


  1. [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), 171, further cited as De Forest, De Forests of Avesnes.
  2. [S1470] De Forest, De Forests of Avesnes, 170.
  3. [S1470] De Forest, De Forests of Avesnes, 172.