Name: Jean Pierre Bondurant
Birth: 18 JUL 1677 in Genolhac, Gard, Languedoc, France
Death: 1734 in Manakin, King William Parish, Va.
Fact 1700 Arrived in Virginia
Fact 24 MAR 1725/26 Land patent issued in Henrico Co. on south side of James River on Jones Creek
Note: Born in a small village in the south of France, Jean Pierre was a Protestant who escaped to Switzerland at age 20 in 1697. He reached Jamestown with about 100 other Huguenot refugees on the "Peter and Anthony" from London in 1700 and settled in Manakin Town, a deserted Indian village on the James River just west of Richmond. He had been trained as an apothecary and practiced medicine in Virginia. He is said to have received 400 acres of land from King George I of England, confirmed in 1725. He and Ann were members of the King William Parish church and had five children. His grave site is located on Birdsong Lane, Spencerwood West, Midlothian, Virginia. It is surrounded by an iron fence and has a marker placed there by the Bondurant Family Association in 1990.|
Father: Jean Pierre Bondurant b: 1636 in Genolhac, Gard, Languedoc, France
Mother: Gabrielle de Barjon
Rhoda Ann Faure (Ford) b: ABT. 1689 in St. Severe, Berry, France
- Peter Jacob Bondurant
- Frances Jane Bondurant
- John Peter Bondurant b: 1709 in Goochland Co., Va.
- Ann Elizabeth Bondurant b: 1718 in Manakinton, Virginia
- Joseph Agustine Bondurant b: ABT. 1719