Born in Jersey, Channel Islands on 15 December 1837 to parents Georges Louis Francois Le Blond
( b. 10.5.1804 in Manche, France ) and Jeanne-Marie Catherine Le Monnier ( b. 4 August 1803 ). His parents were married in Portbail, Manche, France on 14 November 1825.
Friday, September 2, 2016
1855. George LeBlond. 16 year old crew member on vessel " Token ". Jersey, Channel Islands
The 127 ton schooner rigged vessel " Token " was built by G. Deslandes, shipbuilders at First Tower, St. Helier, Jersey.Built in 1850 for the Owner’s David De Quetteville, who ‘ran’ her for thirteen years.
George was " onboard " the vessel as a 'boy ' on 26 June 1855. He was a crew member for one year. Shipping records show that in 1857 he was crew on a Deslandes brigantine " Accra ".