My Ancestors (19) Louis Guion, Equyer, – 1654 – 1725


This is history – and real.

"Greatest Generation" Life Lessons

(1Louis Guion); (2) Isaac Guion; (3)John Guion; (4) Elijah Guion, Sr.; (5) Elijah Guion, Jr.;  (6) Alfred Beck Guion; (7) Alfred Duryee Guion; (8) Alfred Peabody Guion; (9) Judith Anne Guion

Louis and Thomasse Guion might have gone on to America had she not been with child. Some members of her family went immediately, establishing the Narragansett colony at Frenchtown, Rhode Island. Louis and Thomasse stayed in England. Within weeks, perhaps days, of arriving in Bristol, Thomasse gave birth to twins! We know this because on June 4, 1686, Louis traveled to London to receive a dispensation from the Royal Bounty. He declared himself as being married with two children. [Royal Bounty Record number 89010] The children were named Isaac and Suzanne.

Louis supported his wife and two babies by working as a blacksmith (forgeron) in Bristol, a trade that had a ready market since people in the…

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2 comments on “My Ancestors (19) Louis Guion, Equyer, – 1654 – 1725

  1. Judy Guion says:

    Thank you for sharing the story of my Ancestors. I believe these stories make histoiry come alive when we know the facts about their lives, not just their dates of birth and death. Thanks again for sharing.

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    • You are so right. This is so real it is possible to reach out and touch each and everyone. You have such a great gift of communication, you make it all sound like it happened only last week..

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