Gaspard DEFOREST

Melchoir... DEFOREST

Melchoir.. DEFOREST

l i n k s
Children with:
Jacquelin BRONCHIN

Siblings:
Jehan DEFOREST

Children:
Melchoir. DEFOREST
Anne. DEFOREST
Gilles DEFOREST
Jeanne DEFOREST
Marguerite DEFOREST
Simon. DEFOREST
Phillipe DEFOREST
Melchoir.. DEFOREST
  • Born: 1497, Avesnes, Hainaut, France
  • Married 1520 to Jacquelin BRONCHIN
  • Died: 1549, Avesnes, Hainaut, France

    Melchoir de Forest II, son of Melchoir de Forest I, was born 1497. He was Jure dıAvesnes in 1526 ­ 1527. He married Jacquelin Bronchin. He was a brother of "Maistre Jehan de Forest, pretre" and "notaire apostalique (acte du 18 Mai, 1541),
    Chaplain de St. Pierre de Louvain en 1562". Considered a wealthy man, he owned land and a house on the Marche (border) which he gave to his daughter, Marguerite de Forest Levacq; a house at Guersignies, sold on October 3, 1545, and at
    Avesnalles-St. Denis, a small field of land, as well as annuities and other property. He lived in the Sottiere, a land bordering on the Brotherhood of St. Jean. Melchoir was a merchant in Avesnes and a large property holder. he was the owner
    of a house in the main section of Avesnes in the present day location of the St. Louis Pharmacy. He was a juror of Avesnes from 1526 to 1527. The jurors were magistrates vested with the power of dispensing lower and middle justice

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