The baptismal records of Father Schneider of the Catholic Congregation at Goshenhoppen lists the baptisms of A. Barbara and Catharina, daughters of Nicholas, a Calvinist, and M. Eva Chateau, a Roman Catholic, on 7 August 1744 in John Molitor's home near Germantown, Pennsylvania. Nicholas by family legend was a Huguenot who ran away with Catholic Eva Maria, who was in a convent. Jean
was born at Avignon, France
, circa 1715. He was the son of Johann Nicholas Chateau
and Maria (?)
. He married Eva Maria (?)
circa 1731. He emigrated, on 3 September 1739. Point of origin: an unknown place . He resided at Warrenton Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania
, in 1779. Was assessed as owning 50 acres..