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Genealogy of Benjamin Du Plan.
Plan de la Favède. He made his will on the 15th of January, 1585.1 On the 13th of February 1577 he received of Jean Ribot, Captain and Governor of the Château de Sommières, and son of the late Anthoine, the reversion of his (Jean's) paternal inheritance.2 He died previous to the year 1586, and was the father of
III.-Noble ANDRE RIBOT, Seigneur Du Plan, who married on the 13th of November, 1586,3 Mademoiselle Marie De Montméjean, and made his will on the 8th of August, 1621.+ He had issue from this marriage:
1. Jean, first-born and heir, Garcine or Gavernie?
(perhaps Garnier)? 3. François;
Mentioned in the will of their father, and successively substituted as heirs to their elder brother.
IV.-Noble JEAN RIBOT, Seigneur Du Plan, married on the 20th of January, 1649,5 Mademoiselle Suzanne De Plantier De Graverol, and made his will on the 25th of November 1657. He had issue from this marriage
1. Louis, first-born;
2. Estienne, De Ribot, Seigneur Du Plan de la Favède, married on the 19th of February, 16807 Mademoiselle Louisse
1. Before Maître Privat, Solicitor, of Saint-German-de-Valfrancesque. 2. Maître Guilliot, Solicitor, of Sommières.
3. Contract attested by Vareilles, Solicitor, of Saint-Germain,
Before the same Solicitor.
5. Contract attested by Maître Privat, Solicitor, of Saint-Germain. 6. Before Jacques Favède, Solicitor, of Brenoux,
7. By compact made before Maîtres Jacques Guiraudet, and Pierre Bastide, Solicitors of Alais. There were present at this contract, Jean De Plantier, Seigneur De Ruffières; Pierre De Plantier, Seigneur de la Baume; Nobles Guillaume and Daniel De Baudan, Seigneurs Des Montaud; Maître Louis De Saunier, Chief of the Accountant General's Office for the district of Alais; Claude and Estienne D'Audibert, Seigneurs des Tamaris, father and son; Maître Pierre Paulet, Solicitor of Anduze; Noble Jacques De Vergèzes, Seigneur D'Aubussargues.
Genealogy of Benjamin Du Plan.
De Baudan, daughter of Noble Charles De Baudan, Seigneur De Montaud, and of Madeleine De Paillier, of the town of Alais;
3. Jacques, described as follows:
V. Noble JACQUES RIBOT, Seigneur de Rouveret and Du Plan de la Favède, was appointed Lieutenant in the Polastre company of the Regiment of Piedmont, in which a vacancy had occurred through the retirement of De Maisonville his brother,' by letters patent granted by the King at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, on the 20th of December, 1679. He married Mademoiselle Marie De Fabre, of the town of Alais. He was upheld in his claim to nobility by the sovereign judgment of Monsieur De Lamoignon, Intendant of Languedoc, pronounced on the 15th of August, 1698. According to his, will opened and displayed in presence of the crown officers, and witnessed by Maître Louis Durand, Solicitor, it appears that Noble François Deleuze, Seigneur De Lencizole, became heir to a part of his property, and was living about the middle of the eighteenth century at the Château Du Plan, where he assumed the title of Seigneur De Lencizole and Du Plan.2 The remainder of his estate was seized in 1752 by the Crown, as being property belonging to a refugee, and his only son was thus deprived of his inheritance.
VI.-BENJAMIN DE RIBOT, Seigneur Du Caila and Du Plan, known by the name of Du Caila during his father's life-time and afterwards by that of Du Plan, was born on the 13th of March 1688. In his early years he served in the
I. The brother who bore this title of Seigneur De Maisonville, and who had preceded Jacques Ribot in the rank of Lieutenant in the Regiment of Piedmont, was no doubt Louis, the eldest of the family.
2. In 1751, Noble François Deleuze, Seigneur De Lencizole and Du Plan, living at his Château Du Plan, son of the above, on inheriting and succeeding to his father's estate, assumed to himself in a deed having reference to property bequeathed to him by the family of De Plantier, the title of Noble Jacques De Ribot, Seigneur Du Plan.
Genealogy of Benjamin Du Plan.
armies of Louis XIV,, but in 1710 he abandoned the military career in order to devote himself entirely to the cause of religion. A price having been put upon his head, he was compelled in 1724 to leave France. In 1725 he was nominated by the National Synod as Deputy of the Reformed Churches of France to the Courts of the Protestant Powers. In this capacity, between 1725 and 1751, he more than once travelled through Germany, Holland, Switzerland, England, Denmark and Sweden, and obtained means sufficient to found a College for the training of ministers, who went secretly to preach in France, as well as to administer relief to those who were suffering for religion. In 1731, he went for the first time to England, where at the termination of his mission he definitively established himself. Having fixed his residence in London, he made the acquaintance of Madame Denman, a widow, whom he shortly after married. She was a daughter of Monsieur Du Passage De Voutron, a refugee family from La Rochelle, and of Mademoiselle Noual his wite1. He died in 1763, and his widow died on the 30th of September 1790. From this marriage there was issue
1. Marie Marguerite Françoise, born on the 14th of May 1753, married in 1793, Mr. John Lloyd.
2. André Bousquet Jacques Benjamin Pellet, born the 2nd of May 1756, died at the age of 25 years, unmarried.
1. Mademoiselle Noual was the daughter of Monsieur Noual, a chaplain to the Bishop of Ely, and Mademoiselle Du Tang, his wife. This lady who afterwards made a second marriage with a French nobleman, of the name of De Pellet, an attaché at the Court of the Kings of England in the time of the Georges, was the daughter of Monsieur Du Tang, Pastor of the Church of Rouen, who left France at the time of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes.
ABSTRACT OF THE FOREGOING GENEALOGY.
I. Anthoine Ribot, probably a brother of Jacques Ribot, who died prior to 1577, was the father of II. Jean Ribot, who was governor of the Château De Sommières, in 1577, in which year he sold the. reversion of his inheritance to Bringuier Ribot, son of the late Jacques.
I. Jacques Ribot, probably a brother of Anthoine Ribot, who died prior to 1577, was the father of
II. Noble Bringuier Ribot, Seigneur Du Plan de la Favède, who in 1577, paid to Jean Ribot, son of the late Anthoine, fifty livres for the reversion of his (Jean's) inheritance, and died prior to 1586. He was the father of III. Noble André Ribot, Mlle Marie Seigneur Du Plan, Du who married on the Montméjean 13th November, 1586 and left issue 1. Jean,
2. Garcine, 3. François, 4. Marc-Antoine. VI, Noble Jean Ribot, Seigneur Du Plan, married on the 20th January, 1649
and left issue 1. Louis,
2. Estienne De Ribot, Seigneur Du Plan de la Favède, who married on the 19th February 1680 Mile Louisse De Baudan.
3. Jacques, V. Noble Jacques Ribot Seigneur de Rouveret and Du Plan de la Favède, married onand left issue VI. Benjamin de Ribot, Seigneur Du Caila and Du Plan, born on the 13th of March 1688, married on the 4th Nov. 1751
Mlle Suzanne De Plantier De Graverol,
Mlle Marie De Fabre.
Mme Denman, née De Voutron, daughter of Monsieur De Voutron and Mlle Noual,
and left issue
1. Marie, Marguerite, Françoise. 2. André Bousquet Jacques Benjamin Pellet, died in 1781, unmarried.
Mr. John Lloyd married in 1793 Mile Marie Marguerite Françoise Du Plan.
The writings of Benjamin Du Plan.
Monsieur Du Plan, in addition to his copious and edifying correspondence, and his petitions to the various Powers, wrote several controversial treatises, and sermons. They all display the same enlightened understanding and deep piety which characterise the other productions of his pen.