When Jacob Resseguie was born on 1 June 1752, in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Jacob Resseguie, was 32 and his mother, Mary Curtis, was 30. He married Sarah Follett about 1776, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 July 1835, in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.
French (southern; Rességuié): variant of Resseguier, an occupational name for a sawyer, from Occitan rasseguiér ‘sawyer’. The surname Rességuié is very rare in France.
History: This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.
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