Jean Simon Chaudron

Jean Simon Chaudron

Birth
France
Death 28 Oct 1846 (aged 87–88)
Burial Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 12780805 · View Source
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Editor of l'Abeille américaine and noted poet.Distinguished for his literary attainments,he delivered a eulogy upon the character of George Washington before the Grand Lodge of Philadelphia at Washington's death,which was noted in Europe and in America.In 1791 he married Jeanne Genevieve Melanie Stollenwerck in Cape Francois, Santo Domingo,she was born in Haiti.Chaudron was a talented and accomplished silversmith , trained as a watchmaker in Switzerland as a young man he learned silversmithing as well.Some of his pieces have been displayed at the Alabama State Archives,the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Missouri Historical Society and the Smithsonian . In Alabama, he was known as "The Blind Poet of the Canebrake."A portrait of Jean Simon which is housed at the New York Public Library was painted by Rembrandt Peale .


children

Adele b: 1791 in Cap Francais,St Domingue,Haiti
Edouard b: 7 OCT 1792 in Cap Francais,St Domingue,Haiti
Adele b: 1794 in Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania
Paul Emile b: 5 OCT 1796 in Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania
Jules De Lagardia b: 13 JAN 1799 in Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania
Carolineb: 31 OCT 1800 in Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania
Sylvania b: 20 OCT 1803 in Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania
Octave Pierre b: 18 FEB 1806 in Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania
Felix B.b: 5 AUG 1808 in Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania
Emma Roseb: 10 JUN 1812 in Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania
Melanie Victoria b: 20 FEB 1815 in Philadelphia,,Pennsylvania



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  • Created by: Graveaddiction
  • Added: 24 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12780805
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean Simon Chaudron (Oct 1758–28 Oct 1846), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12780805, citing Church Street Cemetery, Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Graveaddiction (contributor 46528400) .