Baptismal record at St. Francois Parish, on LDS film rolls 0766889 (in dex) and0766891 (detail) Bapt…
Baptismal record at St. Francois Parish, on LDS film rolls 0766889 (in dex) and0766891 (detail) Baptismal date 13 Sep 1731, but states that b irth was 8 days before. Burial record on LDS film roll 0766892.
Charles was the 4th of 8 sons born to the Negociant (merchant), Pierr e Beaujean. After the death of Charles' father in 1748, one of his old er brothers would have assumed control of the family business. Charle s might have been dispatched to Boston to represent his family busines s interests in that important trading port. While in Boston, he wed Ma ry Harris in the Anglican Church. She was also known as Marie Harris D ubec or just Marie Dubec on Guadeloupe. It is unclear how much time Ch arles Beaujean or his wife spent in Boston. The couple was in Guadelou pe in Sep 1757 for the birth of a son, Pierre Francois, and they bot h died on Guadeloupe.
The GuadeloupeArchipelago in the French West Indies is home to severa l living Beaujeans. The original home of the Beaujeans was in St. Fran cois parish, town of Basse-Terre. Now they are Beaujeans scattered al l around the islands. There is a district on the out island of La Desi rade called Lotissiment (allotment) Beaujean.