I am a direct descendant of Jacques DeViller (DeVillier). My family is descended from his son, Honore (Maturin-Honore). Here is the information I have on him, if you find anything else, please let me know:
Jacques Deviller , born in 1781 , came from Belgium , near Anvers . He fought in the army of Napoleon I . It is said he spoke seven languages . He first settled at Belleville Yar. co., where he married Seraphie Leblanc , daughter of Honore Leblanc of SAR . He then moved to Wedgeport in 1839 and two years later moved to Comeau's Hill , he died on July 26 1875 at the age of 94 . We know he had twelve children ; Marguerite , Jean-Baptiste , Honore , Ursule Vitaline , Francois Syvain , Marie Anne , Jeanne-Sophie , Antoine-Ambroise , Alexandre , Gervais and Julienne .