Jean Michel Rochon

He crossed the Atlantic Ocean with his wife, Susanna and four children (Elizabeth, Pierre, Margarita and Michele) via the ship John J. Boyd, arriving in New York on 15 February 1856. It is uncertain how many of the children actually made the overland journey. On ship records, he is listed with the given name of "Giovanni." Though two separate promissory notes seem to indicate that 3 of the children survived the journey, most likely Elizabeth, Pierre and Margarite.

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