Laurent Laurent of Landoire, France sailed May 25, 1718 on the Duchess de Noailles landing at Dauphin Island 10 August 1718.He married in or near Mobile (Alabama), Jeanne Mahoul (Mahou).Laurent Laurnet died 13 August 1737 and was buried on 14 August 1718 at Mobile (Alabama).[source: Gulf Coast Colonials p. 45]Their known children were:
Simon Laurent baptised about 1726 [Superior Council records] Joseph Laurent born January 2, 1729 at Fort Toulouse marie Jeanne born January 16,1732; buried 30 Apr 1736
Simon Laurent, son of the above Laurent Laurent and Jeanne Mahoul married October 3, 1748 [Little Red Church records] Marie Catherine Lampert (Lambert) who died July 30, 1753 [Little Red Church records].
Simon married for a second time on October 16, 1753 [Little Red Church records] Marguerite Dervain (b. Mar 7, 1739 Bap. Mar 13, 1739 Little Red Church) daughter of Rene Dervain and Anne Marie Frederique (Frederick).
Simon Laurent and Marie Catherine Lampert had one known child.
Jean Simon Laurent baptised July 16, 1753 [Little Red Church]. The children of Simon and marguerite Dervain are as follows:
1.Simon Rene Laurent born c. 1756. 2.Joseph Simon Laurent b. April 19, 1759 3.Juan Lorenzo Laurent (alias Deviau, Duriau) 4.Maria Laurent (m. Federico (solaria) Thomas 5.Juana Simon Laurent b. c 1766 m. Joseph Rabasa 6.Pierre Laurent b. March 27, 1769 7.Jean Louis Laurent b. August 25, 1761 m. Pelagie Delatte 8.Catalina Laurent b. Sept 20, 1773 d. Nov 1830 m. Francisco Martin Delatte and Charles Fee 9.Margarita Laurent b. c 1775 m. Jean Marie Dumas 10. Mariana Laurent b. Jan 13, 1776 m. Louis Aedaux 11. Ursula Laurent b. c 1779
This is from an older (prob 20 years or more ago) typewritten manuscript compiled by three LAURENT family researchers and passed on to me by a wonderful LAURENT family cousin and researcher (thanks Marvin!)
There is much more, so let me know which line interests you.My line comes through Laurent Laurent, Simon Laurent, Jean Louis Laurent Sr., Jean Louis Laurent Jr., Jean Clairville Laurent, Percy Alexander Laurent.I'll be glad to help where I can.