was also known as Jean Monfort. He was baptized on 11 October 1583 at Valenciennes, Nord, France. He was the son of prob Brisse Monfort
. Jean Montfort married Jacqueline Moreau
, daughter of prob Philippe Moreau
, between 1612 and 1613 at Valenciennes, Nord, France; probable date. Jean Montfort he was received as a member of the Walloon Church, Amsterdam (probable) at Walloon Church, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, 28 November 1617. He and Jacqueline Moreau
emigrated on 25 January 1624 from Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands; aboard the ship "Eenfracht." Jean Montfort and Jacqueline Moreau
They were dismissed from the Walloon Church, Amsterdam on this date with a transfer of membership "to the West Indies'" at Walloon Church, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, 25 January 1624.