James (Jean Baptiste) Freret

James (Jean Baptiste) Freret

Birth
France
Death 15 Apr 1834 (aged 62–63)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 131157464 · View Source
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He was born in France but grew up in London, England.

He first appears in the 1800 census for New Orleans, Orleans Territory, Louisiana; Note: Memorial to Congress from merchants of New Orleans, 9 Jan 1804, offering allegiance to the US (ancestry.com)

Lousiana was purchased by the US from France in 1803.

Some family trees have him listed as Santiago, James, Jean & John. He was born in France but grew up in England.

Sons:
James Pierre Freret 1800-1869
John Freret 1802-aft 1850
William Alfred Freret 1803-1864

Founded and operated the Freret Cotton Press Co, compressing cotton for shipment abroad, which was the first large industrial firm in New Orleans.


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  • Created by: Janet LaMotte
  • Added: 10 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131157464
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James (Jean Baptiste) Freret (1771–15 Apr 1834), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131157464, citing Saint Louis Cemetery Number 2, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Janet LaMotte (contributor 46988542) .