Name: Jacques or James Renet
Prefix: Dr 1
Birth: in Aubenas 1
Death: FEB 1721
Note: From burial date
Burial: 23 FEB 1721 French Church, Waterford, Vestry
Note: Wife?s will
Residence: France, then Waterford, Ireland
Occupation: Doctor of medicine
Change Date: 27 FEB 2013
Presumably the first to move to Ireland, given his marriage place.
Jacques first appears in the records of the Waterford Corporation in March 1696 when one Phil Bellew, who had petitioned to be received into the leper house, was to get a certificate from Jacques to the effect that he was a leper? In October 1697 Jacques received the freedom of the city? In 1703 at the sale of forfeited estates at Chichester House Jacques bought 425 acres in Ullard, on which were a farm house, a barn and ten cabins, for £694.
Jacques was buried on 23 February 1721 in the French Church. His will was proved at Armagh and Canterbury in 1721. By it he left £10 to the poor, the interest on £500 in the Bank of England to his wife Charlotte; ten shillings to his daughter Charlotte 'besides what she has had from me by her marriage, desiring that she be satisfied'; £300 and his library 'with £100 sterling of the annuities' to his eldest son; and similar sums to each of his three younger sons.
Jacques and Charlotte's children were;
1. James [Doctor, had a son James]
2. John James.
4. Henry. He was left £500 by his brother Dr James in his his will of 1730.
Also had an only daughter Charlotte married to Major John Ramsay.
Father: Jacques Renet
Mother: Catherine Charbonnier
21 MAY 1693
in French Church of St Patrick's, Dublin, Ireland
- Henry Reynett
- Text: ?The Reynett family of Waterford?
by H. F. Morris
in DECIES no 48 Autumn 1933