By Kenneth Myers
Pierre & Marie Mayeux have been newlyweds who left at the back of every little thing so one can construct a brand new lifestyles in French Louisiana. Little did they recognize the tricky and terrifying course that lay ahead of them.
1729 is their tale, and the tale of countless numbers like them who got here to a brand new international with new desire, merely to have it dashed and damaged time after time. this is often the story in their trip around the Atlantic, enduring a 12 months in plague-ridden Biloxi, making their method six hundred miles up the Mississippi River, surviving one of many worst massacres in American background, residing within the newly based swamp village of latest Orleans, and at last elevating a family members in South Louisiana.
Today there are 1000000 residing descendants of Pierre and Marie Mayeux. yet there virtually have been none.
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1729: The True Story of Pierre & Marie Mayeux, the Natchez Massacre and the Settlement of French Louisiana by Kenneth Myers