Joseph François Laporte

Male8 June 1749–

Brief Life History of Joseph François

When Joseph François Laporte was born on 8 June 1749, in Cluses, Haute-Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France, his father, Michel Laporte, was 27 and his mother, Claudine Anselma Delevau, was 23.

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Michel Laporte
Claudine Anselma Delevau
Joseph François Laporte
Charles Laporte
Henrica Laporte

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph François Laporte - birth: 8 June 1749; Cluses, Haute-Savoie, France

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World Events (3)

1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies

Age 29

After the battle of Saratoga France realized that America might be worth backing. They formed an alliance with the colonies and sent naval fleets to help with the war.

1783 · Treaty of Paris is Signed 

Age 34

While Benjamin Franklin was the ambassador to France he negotiated with the French during the war to keep them on the American side. At the same time the Treaty of Paris was established.


Age 40

Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Pierre, Emile, Lucien, Cyprien, Flavien, Marcel, Rosaire, Sylvain, Adrien, Antoine, Armand.

French: topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town, a variant of Porte 1, with fused feminine definite article la; or a habitational name from Laporte or La Porte, names of several places in various parts of France. Compare Delaporte .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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