Pierre "Peter" Bellay/ Balee of France
Would like to get info., on the family of Pierre Bellay of Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, France. Born abt 1700-1730 in France. Married Marie Day in 1749 in France. Five children were born to this couple. He was French Hugenot. He and two children left France abt 1760 because of religous percution by King Louie and the goverment. It has been stated by the family he was a Count with vas wealth. Son and daughter were the only ones who came with him to America. Pierre died at sea. His children bound out and his wealth taken by sea captain. He was buried at sea.
Son Jon Peter Balee settled in PA then married Mary Baker in 1772 later moved to Shelby Co., KY.