I am from this line also as are most of the folks posting here!Yesterday I came upon some tidbits at rootsweb/USGenWeb Archives.
Military: Militia List, Post of Rapide 1788, Rapides Parish, LA.Source:Papeles Procedente de Isla Cuba, Archivo General, Seville, Spain, Legajo (Bundle) 211-A, Folios 798.Submitted by Houston Tracy, Jr.In the militia list 1788 are included:Michel Deville, Jean Louis Deville, Louis Deville, and Valentin Deville. (Michel the dad, the others his sons)
Similarly, Militia List, Post of Rapide, Sept 8 1794 are listed Louis Deville, Jean Louis Deville, Valentin Deville, and Etienne Deville. (all brothers)
Which line do you hail from of the sons of Michel?