Jan Guillaume Briond

27 October 1709–
Pléboulle, Brittany, France

The Life Summary of Jan Guillaume

Jan Guillaume Briond was born on 27 October 1709, in Pléboulle, Brittany, France as the son of François Briand and Françoise Boulloux. He married Marie Briond on 11 February 1749.

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Jan Guillaume Briond
Jeanne Fouyer
Marriage: 21 November 1752

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  • Marriage
    21 November 1752Pléboulle, Brittany, France
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    World Events (4)

    1778 · Treaty of Alliance with American Colonies
    Age 69
    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 74
    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.
    1804 · First Empire
    Age 95
    When the French Revolution ended it started the First Empire or the reign of the Emperors. This included Napoleon I twice and Louis XVIII (King). The First Empire was in control during the Napoleonic Wars.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Alain, Jacques, Alban, Alphonse, Andre, Benoit, Florent, Francois, Olivier.Breton (rarely Le Briand): from Old Breton brient ‘privilege, prerogative’ (a derivative of bri ‘dignity, consideration’), used as a medieval personal name and as a nickname (possibly for a pretentious individual). Compare Briant , Brien , Brillant , and Pontbriand .History: Pierre-François Briand/Brillant from Saint-Malo in Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany (France), married Renée Marchand in Port-Toulouse (St. Peters), NS, Canada, c. 1730. Thomas Briand/Briant from Pleudihen-sur-Rance in Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany (France), married Marie-Josèphe Lefebvre in Quebec City, QC, in 1754.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Jan Guillaume Briond, "Registres paroissiaux et d’état civil, Côtes-d'Armor, France, 1467-1920"
    • Jan Briand, "Registres paroissiaux et d’état civil, Côtes-d'Armor, France, 1467-1920"

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