Bienville Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur De 1680-1768 Son Of

Charles Le Moyne, and brother of Iberville. Accompanied Iberville to

Hudson Bay in 1697, and took part in the capture of Fort Nelson and the

defeat of the English fleet. The following year sailed with his brother

to the mouth of the Mississippi, where they laid the foundations of the

colony of Louisiana. After the death of Iberville, became governor of

the colony, and remained there for thirty-five years. Founded the city

of New Orleans, and laboured unceasingly to advance the interests of

Louisiana. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Joins war party against Schenectady, 235.