Jean Baptiste Nicaise

31 December 1802–
Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States

The Life of Jean Baptiste

When Jean Baptiste Nicaise was born on 31 December 1802, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, his father, Jean Baptiste "Martial" Nicaise, was 49 and his mother, Louise Baptiste Ladner dit Christian, was 51.

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Family Time Line

Jean Baptiste "Martial" Nicaise
1753–1815
Louise Baptiste Ladner dit Christian
1751–1807
Louise Nicaise
1785–1893
Judith Nicaise
1787–1850
Claude Nicaise
1791–
Eurcuille Necaise
1792–1863
Justine Nicaise
1797–1849
Marie Therese Nicaise
1799–1867
Isabelle Nicaise
1801–1836
Jean Baptiste Nicaise
1802–
Charles "Carlos" Nicaise Jr
1805–1850
Arsenette Nicaise
1807–1865

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · ""

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1804: Orleans Territory Disputed; Orleans Territory, United States; 1810: Orleans Territory, United States; 1811: Pascagoula, Orleans Territory, United States; 1812: Mississippi Territory, United States; 1812: Mobile, Mississippi Territory, United States; 1817: Mobile, Alabama Territory, United States; 1819: Mobile, Alabama, United States
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 34

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Nicaise, which is from a personal name of Greek origin, Nikasios ‘victorious’, based on Greek nikē ‘victory’. This name was borne by three saints, and may have been considered to refer to spiritual victory over sin and death.

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

Sources (2)

  • Jean Baptiste Nicaise in entry for Felicien Nicaise, "Belgium Births and Baptisms, 1560-1890"
  • Jean Baptiste Nicaise, "Find A Grave Index"

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