Like most of you, and yes Brad, I would love to get in touch with you, I am a descendant of Robert - Marin - Robert - Jean Baptiste - Jean Baptist JANNOT - Jean Baptist JANNOT (JEANNOT)- John Baptist JOHNETTE - Sarah JOHNETTE - John Henderson ELLIS - Louis Murdock ELLIS - June Evelyn ELLIS - Kim STRACENER.
I believe that sometime right before the Spanish occupation of Louisiana, they immigrated to New Orleans, then moved up to St. Landry Parish and from there to Alexandria and parts of Avoyelles Parish. I found a "Juan Bt. JANNOT" a "Fusilero" mentioned in the Spanish records. between 1779-1783.