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From: (Alice Chauvin SWAMPQUEEN)
Subject: MAR.CONTRACTS COLONIAL LOUISIANA
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 09:47:34 -0600


Marrige Contracts of French Colonial Louisiana
January 8, 1725
Mr. ANTOINE BRUSLE, Councillor of the King of the Superior Council of
the Province of Louisiana, son of the deceased Sieur ANTOINE BRUSLE, a
merchant of Paris, and of Dame CATHERINE MARCHAND, his father and
mother, a native of St. Eustache, and Demoiselle CECILLE LeBLANC, minor
daughter of the deceased HENDRY Le BLANC and of Demoiselle SERVANNE
LeMARIE, her father and mother, reprerented by Sieur PIERRE CEARD her
tutor. In lieu of his parents, representing ANTOINE BRUSLE - Hr. D
BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis,
Commandant ..... of this Province of Louisiana, Mr. DeBOIS , Chevalier
of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis and Co andant at the
Illinois, Mr. De CHATEAUGUE, also a Chevalier of the Royal and Military
Order of St. Louis Lieutenant of the Army at Mobile, Mr. de la CHAISE,
Deputy Commissioner, Messers.. FAZENDE, HENRY also of the Superior
Council, Hr. FLEURIAU also of the Council. Ant for the Demoiselle
LeBLANC, Demoiselle PERRINE LeMARIE , her mother, Sieur CEARD her tutor,
Demoiselle HELEYNE and PELAGIE DEMORIER cousin of Demoiselle LeBLANC,
Mr. DeNOYAN, Captain of the First Company of the Infantry of New
Orleans. The future bride and groom promise this marriage will be
solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signed in the
presence of BRUSLE, PERRINE LeMARIE, CECILLE LeBLANC, Ceard, SERVANNE
LeBLANC, MARIN LeBLANC, LORANCE LeBLANC, HENRY, FAZENDE, BIENVILLE,
BOISBRIANT, CHATEAUGUE, DELACHAISE, DeNOYAN, FLEURIAU, MASSY and signed
by e the undersigned /s/ Rossard, Notary The above contract of marriage
was entered into the Superior Council records according to custom, on
the eighth of January of seventeen hundred and twenty-five. Done at New
Orleans. /s/ Rossard, Clerk. Next Record January 29, 1725 PIERRE
DARGARAY, aged twenty-seven years, an employee of the Concession of Mr
Kolly at the Chapitoulas, a native of the town of Rennes in Brittany
with
GILLETTE GAUTIER, also of Rennes, widow of the deceased Sieur FELOT,
who, when living, was also an employee of the named Concession
Provisions made for the children of the widow FELOT, being JOSEPH and
THERESE FELOT The future bride and groom have promised this marriage
will be solemnized in the Holy Mother Church Done in the presence of
Sieur de CHAUVIN de la FRENIERE, CHAUVIN de BEAULIEU, de KERNION and
DUPLESSIS Signing - DARGARAY, LAFRENIER, GAUTIER, Fr RAPHAEL, Capuchin
priest, Vicar General, LESUEUR LAFRENIER, ANDIER Next Record February
26, 1725
Sieur NICOLAS PELLETIER de FRANCOSME, an Officer at the Illinois and
Widow BOURDON
The original contract was signed at the Illinois on the of September of
seventeen hundred and twenty-three, and since destroyed This being a
copy requested by Sieur PELLETIER de FRANCOSME, and was issued on the
above date Signing - TERRISSE de TERNAN, DARTAGUETTE, PELTIER de
FRANCOSME, PAQUIER, LEGARDEUR DELISLE, BUSSEREAU de BELLEGARDE, ROSSARD,
Notary Next Record April 27, 1727
JEAN ANTOINE MALON, native of the City of Ranou (?), Parish of St
Augustin, son of FRANCOIS MALON and of the deceased ANNE MARIE his wife,
the father and mother and Demoiselle MARIE MAGDELEINE de MANGON de la
TOUR, native of Aras, daughter of the deceased Sieur MATHEIU de MANGON
de la TOUR and of MARIE MAGDELEINE LEGON In lieu of his deceased
parents, consenting for Sieur MALON - Sieur PIERRE LA SALLE guardian of
the King's warehouse at Biloxi, JEAN CARON, a baker at New Orleans and
Mr. de FONTAINE, scribe of the vessel L nib-l, his friends. And for the
Demoiselle LATOUR. Sieur BELLANGER Captain of the vessel L Balaine,
PATELIN and Sieur BERNARD POUYADON DELATOUR, her friends A promise that
this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy Roman Catholic Church.
Signed in the presence of MALON, MARIE MAGDELAINE de MANGON, DELATOUR,
BERANGER, LASALLE, de FONTAINE, PATELAIN, POUYADON de LATOUR, BERNARD
d'HAUTERIVE, F. CARON, BALCOUR. Signed - Rossard, Notary. Next Record
November 7, 1728 FRANCOIS LeMESLE called BELLEGARDE, native of Paris,
Parish of St. Sulpice, son of the deceased FRANCOIS LeMESLE and of MARIE
COQUELIN and MARIE LOUISE MARIETTE, native of the City of Treve in
Germany, daughter of the deceased LOUIS MARIETTE, Surgeon Major of the
Regiment of the Swiss, AND of MARGUERITTE ZERESSE (?). Signing on the
part of LeMESLE being Sieur BERANGER, Captain and Comander of the vessel
LaBalein, Sieur CHAUANNES, Secretary of the Superior Council, his
friends. And for the Demoiselle MARIETTE, Hr. DELACHAISE, Commissioner
for the King in this Colony, BUTELET and POMET also of the Council. A
promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Catholic Church
Signed ROSSARD, Notary. Note This marriage was solomnized in the St.
Louis Parish Church on November 8, 1728, by F. Raphael, Capuchln priest,
Vicar General. Next Record June 22, 1729 JOSEPH MORAUX, master
locksmith, widower of the deceased JEANNNE LAMOURETTE who died in this
Parish and THERESE LEGRAND, native of Belle-Ile-En-Mere, Bishopric of
Vannes, widow of the deceased PIERRE DRILLANT who died in this Parish A
promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Catholic
Church. Signed by Mr ROSSARD and HENRY, Notary This being a copy of the
original Note The marriage took place in the St Louis Parish Church on
June 4, 1729, prior to the civil contract. Witnessed by DREUX, D'ARBY,
VIGION, Fr. Hyacinthe, Capuchin Missionary. Next Record July 17, 1731
ISLE OF MARTINIQUE
JEAN BAPTISTE DUBLANC a native of Bordeaux, son of the deceased Sieur
FRANCOIS DUBLANC, Director of the property of the King at LaRochelle,
and of Dame MARGUERITTE de LARRERE, aged about twenty-six years, native
of the Parish of Moulon in Bordeaux, appeared before me, the Royal
Notary at Martinique with
Demoiselle ROSE TOUREIL, widow of the deceased Mr. CHARLES HAUDOYER
native of the City and Parish of St Louis, aged about twenty-nine years,
daughter of the deceased Sieur JEAN BAPTISTE TOUREIL, a resident and of
Dame MARIE LeMAITRE his wife, her father and mother, with her mother
stipulating for her Both parties consent to this marriage in the
presence of the named Sieur JEAN BAPTISTE DOUBLE, his cousin, merchant
of Bourg St Pierre, Mr GUILLAUME de MATERRE, Counsellor of the
Parliament, Sieur BOUDEAU, Master of Arms, Sieur JACQUES de MEYERE,
merchant at St Pierre And for the named Demoiselle, the future bride,
Messire JACQUES MARIN, Counsellor of the Ring, Dame CATERINE SAVIGNY his
wife, Sieur JACQUES d'ATHY her cousin, Sieur LOUIS LACOMBE, Surgeon,
Sieur PAUL BIZOTON, treasurer of the King's property at the Bureau at
Fort Royal, Sieur JEAN RAYMOND BRUN and CHARLES DUMENIL, merchant in
this City, Mr. JOSEPH FRANCOIS LA SAUVENIERE and REMY THIBOULT
Provisions made for any children born of this future marriage, and a
promise it will be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic
Church Registered and signed by LAVENU, Clerk at Martinique, on August
20, 1731 Next Record December 1, 1733
Sieur JEAN BAPTISTE DUPART, Captain and Commandant of the Swiss Troops
of the Regiment of Karrer in Louisiana and Dame FRANCOISE RUELAN, widow
of GERARD PELLERIN, daughter of the deceased PIERRE RUELAN and of
FRANCOISE HENON, a native of the Parish of Pleneuf, Bishopric of St
Brien, widow in a first Nuptial with JEAN BAPTISTE ST YEOLAN (?) a
Notary of St. Malo. Provisions made for the minor children of Sieur
GERARD PELLERIN, and the future groom agrees to pay the debts of the
said PELLERIN and makes a settlement on the future bride Signing -
DUPART, RUELLAN, RAGUET, PELLERIN, DIEDERICH, DuBREUIL, CAUE, ROUMIER,
PATIN, HENRY, Notary This contract signed at New Orleans August 1, 1739,
signed FLEURIAU. Next Record December 29, 1733 BERNARD de VERGES,
Lieutenant on half-pay, son of Hr. FRANCOIS ARTUS de VERGES an Offlcer
in the Regiment of the Troops of Bayonne and of Dame Marie LAGRENADE, a
native of the Parish of Eurt, Bishoprlc of Bayonne with MARIE THERESE
PINAU DAUGHTER of Mr. PIERRE PINAU nd of SUSANNb HUNIER A native of
LaRochalle, Parish of St. Sauveur, Bichopric of LaRochelle. This
marriage celebrated in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church on the
above day Signing - Hr PIERRE PINAU, Mr. DeGAUVERIT, Captain of the
First Company of the Marines, Mr. BROUTIN, Captain and Engineer of the
King, Mr. MONDERLOIS, Lieutenant, MADELENE BROUTIN. F. PIERRE Capuchin.
Next Record April 28, 1734
Sieur PHLIPE CHAUVIN son of JULES CHAUVIN and of ANGELIQUE DEROUNAY
native of the City of Montreal in Canada, Bishopric of Quebec with
Demoiselle MARIANNE DANIS daughter of CHARLES DANIS and of DOROTHEE
MECHIPERS, native of Kaskaskia- (baptized October 4, 1718), Parish of
Notre Dame, Province of Louisiana, Bishopric of Quebec Signing for Sieur
CHAUVIN - Sieur LOUIS CHAUVIN his brother, ANTOINE ROLLAND and his
father Ant for the Demoiselle DANIS - Sieur BAILLIARGON, JACQUE
DESIQUIETTE, The above contract included in a Succession filet June 10,
1747 for MARIE ANNE DANIS, widow of PHILIPPE CHAUVIN JOYEUSE. Also
included is a copy of a baptismal certificate issued November 3, 1741 at
Illinois reading "In this year of 1718 and the 4th of October, was
baptized MARIE ANNE daughter of CHARLES DANIS and of DOROTHEE MECHEPERS.
Godfather being ADRIEN ROBILLARD and godmother FRANCOISE LLABRIZE /s/ P
F WATRIN " The Succession of MARIE ANNE DANIS widow of PHILIPPE CHAUVIN
JOYEUSE filed June 10, 1747 Next Record May 10, 1734 LOUIS BOUCHER,
Ecuyer, Seigneur de GRAND-PRE, son of LAMBERT BOUCHER, Ecuyer, Seigneur
de GRAND-PRE and of Dame MARIE de BLAZON, natives of Three Rivers in
Canada with
Demoiselle THERESE GALLARD daughter of FRANCOIS GALLARD and of Dame
MARIE ANNE HERVIEUX The parties have given their consent to this
contract, with the promise that this marriage will be solemnized
according to the rites of the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church, this
tone in the presence of these signet witnesses - Sieur de GRAND-PRE,
Counsellor, FRANCOISE de MALBEC wife of Mr PETIT de COULANGE, Dame
FRANCOISE GALARD, wife of the Counsellor, Mr BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the
Royal and Military order of St Louis and Governour of the Province of
Louisiana, Mr. COULANGE, Director General of the Province, Mr de MAZAN,
Major, Mr de MACARTY, also a Major, Mr FLEURIAU, Procurator General of
the Council and the parents of Demoiselle GALLARD, her father and mother
Signing - BIENVILLE, SALMON, GRANDPRE,,THERESE GALLARD, FRANCOIS
GALLARD, MARIANNE HERVIEUX, PETIT de COULANGE, PETIT De LIVAUDAIS,
MALBEC de LIVAUDAIS, Le Chevalier DENOYAN, DE CREMONT, DeMACARTY,
ROSSARD and HENRY, Notary Next Record June 20, 1734
JOSEPH MILLON, son of the deceased PIERRE MILLON and of FRANCOISE
DOMINE, a native of Leonvier, Bishopric of Verdun in Lorraine with MARIE
FRANCOISE GIRARDY, minor daughter of Sieur JOSEPH GIRARDY and of Dame
MARIE JEANNE HENRY, residents of Bayou St John The parties have given
their consent to this marriage, and signing for the named MILON - Mr ST
SIMON, officer, Sieur PAUL BALCOUR, Mr PAQUIER and HENRY Ant for the
Demoiselle GIRARDY, her father and mother, AUGUSTIN LANGLOIS, Dame MARIE
GIRARDY wife of PAUL BARRE This marriage to be solemnized according to
the rites of the Holy Roman Apostolic Mother Church. Done on this
twentieth of June in the presence of NICOLAS HENRY, Recorder, and of
LOUIS HUGUALT, witnessed by JOSEPH GIRARDY who declares he cannot sign
Signing - MARIEANNE WIT, MILLON, MARIE FRANCOISE, PACQUIER, BALCOUR,
HUGUALT, ROSSARD, Notary Next Record June 26, 1734 LOUIS RENE FRANCOIS
de MANE, Ecuyer, son of RENE de MANE, Ecuyer and of Dame THERESE
CHARLOTTE de BLANCHY, native of St. Bouchard in Touraine parish of St
John with Dame FRANCOISE LAURENCE LE BLANC widow of the deceased Sieur
JOSEPH deLERY CHAUVIN de LERY This marriage to be solemnized in the Holy
Roman Apostolic Mother Church, with the required publications Consenting
for the named de MANE, CLAUDE DELERY, FAZENDE, HUGUALT, JOSEPH AUBERT,
surgeon And for the lady named, BRUSLE, LAFRENIERE, her brother-in-law,
Sieur ALEXANDRE LALOIRE, clerk, FAZENDE, FLEURIAU, also CESARE, brother
and cousin of Sieur DELERY, also BOISCLAIR, DELERY, children of DELERY,
MONY, Mr and Madame PETIT de LEVILLIERS and Sieur and Dame de MOUY
Signing DeMANE, JEAN CHAREAU, FRANCOISE LORANCE LEBLANC, BRUSLE, JOSEPH
AUBERT, LAFRENIERE, ALEXANDRE LALOIR, DE LERY BOISCLAIR, HENRY, CESEUEUR
LAFRENIERE, DUVAL DEMOUY, PETIT De LIVILLIERS, MALBEC de LIVILLIERS,
FLEURIAU, FAZENDE, DELERY, ROSSARD, Notary Note This marriage was
annulled August 20, 1737 Next Record November 20, 1734 MICHEL BAUX, a
resident of Pointe Coupee with ALEXEDE MONY, widow of PIERRE MAIGRE This
marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Mother
Church Signing NICOLAS HENRY, Registrar, witness of the first part,
MICHEL BO, LEMOINE, HUGUALT, PIGUERY, HUGUALT, THOMMELIN, ROSSARD,
Notary Notation on back of contract reads "Marriage Contract of MICHEL
BO and VELERY MEREY, November 20, 1734" Next Record January 7, 1735 JEAN
MOREAU son of JOSEPH MOREAU and of JEANNE DAMOURET native of Port Louis,
and a resident of New Orleans with MARIANNE GIRAUDON, widow of LOUIS
VIGER, a resident of New Orleans Signing for JEAN MOREAU, JOSEPH MOREAU
his father, JACQUES OZENNE and his wife, his brother-in-law and PHILIPE
LEFEVRE his friend And for the widow VIGER, NICOLAS BRANTAN her friend,
NICOLAS HENRY and LOUIS HUGAULT recorder, both friends Provisions made
for the four children of the Widow VIGER This marriage to be solemnized
in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church An inventory to be taken of
property at Illinois Done in the presence of NICOLAS HENRY, the
appointed registrar and LOUIS HUGAULT, recorder Next Record February 6,
1735
JEAN FRADIN, a native of Saint Pierre de Montange, Bishopric of Sainlo,
son of ANDRE FRADIN and of LISE ROBE with MARIE JOSEPH RICHAUME, minor
daughter of the deceased PIERRE RICHAUME and of JEANNE FRANCOISE MAROY
now the wife of BARTHELEMY BIMONT Signing - JEANNE FRANCOISE MAROY,
BEMONT, LEMELLE, LABBE, LARGUET, PERIER, HUGUALT Next Record March 16,
1735
JEAN BAPTISTE DENIS a native of Boucherville in Canada, son of the
deceased JEAN BAPTISTE DENIS and of CATHERINE GUERTIN with Demoiselle
MARIE HUBER the daughter of PIERRE HUBER and the absent Dame MARGUERITE
LORIE Dame FRANCOISE CARRIERE stipulates she is a friend acting in the
absence of the mother Madame CARRIERE further declares the named
Demoiselle HUBER has been residing with herself and Sieur JOSEPH
CARRIERE, a resident of St John the Baptist Parish With a promise this
marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church
Signing JOSEPH CARRIER, MARIE FRANCOISE CARRIER, widow and HENRY Next
Record March 18, 1735
BERNARD ALEXANDRE VIEL, Surgeon and Apothecary of the King at New
Orleans with
MARIE ANNE TREPANIER, daughter of CLAUDE TREPANIER, resident, and of
GENEVIEVE BUREL Representing Sieur VIEL, Mr. de BIENVILLE of the Royal
and Military Order of St. Louis, Governeur of this Province, Mr. de
SALMON, Judge of the Superior Council, Sieur FRANCOIS FLEURIAU of the
Council, Sieur JACQUE FAZENDE also of the King's Council. Ant for the
Demoiselle, Mr. AUGUSTIN de NOYAN, Major at New Orleans, Mr FRANCOIS
TRUDEAU, Captain of the Company of the Militia, DUMANOIR, de MARSELEY
and Madame his wife, ETIENNE DALCOUR The parties have given their
consent, and promise that this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy
Roman Apostolic Catholic Church, which promise and consent to in the
presence of the above named persons. Next Record March 18, 1735 Only
portion remains - no bride or groom's name appears on this one page
Merely "for the future marriage of the lady, her portion from the
succession of her deceased father, Mr TREPANIE Next Record April 16,
1735 Monsieur LOUIS JOSEPH BIZOTON, Comptroller of the Marines at New
Orleans, son of Monsieur CHARLES BIZOTON and of Dame GABRIELLE BRIETAUX
with Demoiselle MAGDELAINE ROSE MALO daughter of Monsieur CHARLES MALO,
Commander of the Marines at LaRochelle and of Dame AME CAISSE. Signing
for Sieur BIZOTON, Monsieur BIENVILLE, Governeur of the Province of
Louisiana, Monsieur Chevalier de NOYAN, Major at this place, Monsieur de
CREMONT, Commissioner of the Marines at Mobile, Monsieur SALMON, Madame
LE BRETON, Sieur PAQUIER, Monsieur DUBREUIL, VILLARS de MONBRUN,
Captain, brother-in-law of Demoiselle MALO, Sieur CHARLES MALO de
MOREAUVILLE, her brother, BALCOUR, brother-in-law of the named spouse.
With a promise that this marriage is to be solemnized in the Holy Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church in the presence of these signed witnesses.
Signing - BIENVILLE, BIZOTON, Le Chevalier DeNOYAN, ROSE MALO De
MOREAUVILLE, MALO BALCOUR, BALCOUR, SALMON Le BRETTON, SALMON, D W AL,
MEMBREDE, De VILLARS, DU BREUIL, PARQUIER, MARIOT, MONBRUN, HENRY,
MERGERY SALMON, FLEURIAU and ROSSARD, Notary. Next Record April 29, 1735
PIERRE GABRIEL JUZAN, Major of the Militia, son of the deceased Sieur
PIERRE JUZAN, when living was Commissioner of the Marines, and of Dame
MICHELLE VIEN, natives of Marseilles. with Demoiselle FRANCOISE TRUDEAU
daughter of FRANCOIS TRUDEAU, Captain of the Company of the Militia and
of Dame BUREL. Signing for Monsieur JUZAN, Monsieur de BIENVILLE,
Governeur of the Province of Louisiana, Monsieur DIRON, Commandant at
Mobile, Monsieur SALMON, C ommissioner and pay-master of the Province,
de NOYAN, Captain at New Orleans. For the Demoiselle TRUDEAU, Sieur
TRUDEAU, her father, de La POMMERAYE, DALCOUR her brother-in-law, Madame
de MARSSELLY, her aunt, and Monsieur ALEXANDRE TREPAGNIE, her cousin.
With the promise this marriage to be solemnized according to the rites
of the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing - BIENVILLE, DIRON,
JUZAN, TRUDEAU, SALMON, F. TRUDEAU, Le Chevalier DeNOYAN, De
LePOMMERAIS, DUBRUEILLE, BIZOTON wife of MARSILLY, MACARTY, HAZEUR,
MEMBREDE, MAYEUX de LARMAISON, delaPOMMERAIS, FLEURIAU, TREPANIE
ALEXANDRE, TRUDEAU LABUISSONNIER, HENRY, HUGUALT, URSULLE TREPAGNIE,
ALEXANDRE, DEMORUEL, ROSSARD, Notary. Next Record April 30, 1735 LEONARD
CALLOT, son of Sieur JULIEN CALLOT and of Dame CATHERINE BOURDIN with
Demoiselle MARIE VAREL widow of the deceased JEAN COUPART. Consenting
for Sieur CALLOT, CLAUDE HERPIN and ANDRE BALDEC. And for the lady,
JACQUES LARCHEVEQUE and ALEXANDRE DEBAT. With the promise that this
marriage is to be solemnized according to the rites of the Holy Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing - DeBAT, CALLOT, HENRY, HERPIN,
LARCHE, HUGUALT, BALDEC, ROSSARD, Notary. A Succession filed July 22,
1742 on Dame MARIE VAREL wife of LEONARD CALLOT. Next Record May 7, 1735
CHARLES MARIE de LALANDE, Guard of the Royal storehouse at New Orleans
son of LOUIS PASCAL de LALANDE, who when living was Counsellor of .....
and of Dame MARIE CHARLOTTE DESPRE (?) his father and mother _ with
Demoiselle CHARLOTTE D W AL, minor daughter of Sieur FRANCOIS D W AL,
deceased, and who when living was also a Guard, and of Dame CHARLOTTE
BASSNAC (?) now wife of Sieur DEMOUY. stipulating for and giving consent
for Sieur de LALANDE, Mr. de BIENVILLE, Governor of this Province of
Louisiana and his wife, De BEAULIEU, BIZOTON and LeBRETON. And for the
Demoiselle DUVAL, Sieur DEMOUY her step-father and his wife Dame
CHARLOTTE DUVAL, LaSOCIER, HAZEUR, de LORMAISON, PELLERIN and his wife.
Signing - BIENVILLE, deLALANDE, BOISCLAIRE, SALMON, Le Chevalier De
NOYAN, CHARLOTTE DUVALLE, D'HAUTRIVE, De BEAUBOIS, SALMON LeBRETTON,
HAZEUR, LAFRENIERE, GAUTREAU, MOYAUX de LORMAISON, GARDERE, PELLERIN,
COUTURIER, BIZOTON, MARIOL, JAHAN, CAUE, RUELLAN PELLERIN, d'HAUTERIVE.
Next Record May 14, 1735
GILLES AUGUSTIN PAYEN, Chevalier de NOYAN, Major at New Orleans, native
of the City and Bishopric of Auvergne, in Normandy, Parish of Notre
Dame, son of Monsieur Seigneur de Messire PIERRE JACQUES de Messire
PIERRE JACQUES PAYEN, Sieur de NOYAN, Seigneur of Chanoy, Lieutenant in
the Army of the King, and of Dame JEANNE CATHERINE LEMOYNE. with Dame
JEANNE FAUCON DUMANOIR widow of the deceased JEAN BAPTISTE MASSY, when
living Counsellor of the Superior Council of this Province of Louisiana.
Consenting for the parties - Sieur de NOYAN, Monsieur de BIENVILLE,
Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, Monsieur de
SALMON, de MEMBREDE, LAFRENIERE, SIMAR de BELISLE and THERESE SETE, a
friend, and Monsieur DELAFRENIERE of the Superior Council. The promise
this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic
Church. Signing - GILLES PAYEN Chevalier DeNOYAN, JANNE FAUCON DUMANOIR
widow MASSY, BIENVILLE, SALMON, S. FAUCON DUMANOIR, LIVAUDAIS, ESNOUL de
BELLILE, SIMARD de BELLILE, de LIVAUDAIS, LEFRENIERE, MARIE FAUCON,
CHALINETE FAUCON MEMBREDE, Widow LEFEBVRE, S. THERESE, PREVOST, Widow
CARRIERE, HENRY, FLEURIAU, ROSSARD, Notary. Next Record June 20, 1735
Fort Conde, Mobile, Province of Louisiana GUILLAUME BOUSQUERA, merchant,
native of Coubisane (?), Province of Rouergne, Bishopric of Rodez, son
of GUILLAUME BOUSQUERA and of MARIE BESCIER with MARIE ANNE PREAU,
native of St. Jean Angelie, Bishopric of Saintes in Saintonge, widow of
the deceased ZACHARIE DRAPAU. Two children born Of her first marriage
with DRAPAU, namely JEANNE and MARIE. A promise that this marriage to be
solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church, given in the
presence of parents and friends. Signing for GUILLAUME BOUSQUERA, JOSEPH
MOREAU and JEAN BAPTISTE BODREAU, and for the future spouse MARC
ANTHOINE HACHE and JEAN B. L. BRAQUET. Passed at Fort Conde, Mobile June
20, 1735. Witnesses declare they cannot sign being MARIE ANNE PREAU,
BOUDRAU, witnesses MOREAU, witness, HACHE, witness, J.B.L. BRAQUET By me
BOURDEAU, Notary. Entered at New Orleans March 31, 1742 - signed
FLEURIAU. Note: This marriage celebrated at Immaculate Conception
Cathedral at Mobile, Alabama as above date of June 20, 1735. Next Record
June 25, 1735
NICOLAS GODEFROY BARBIN, Guard of the King's storehouse at the Port of
Belize, son of the deceased LOUIS BARBIN, who, whe n living, was
Counsellor of the Superior Council of the Ring, President of ...........
and of MARGUERITTE CLARE CHA.............
with
HELEINE VOISIN, daughter of PIERRE VOISIN and of Dame PIEDNOIR.
Consenting for Sieur BARBIN, Monsieur de BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the
Royal and Military order of St. Louis, Governor of the Province of
Louisiana, Monsieur SALMON, recorder, LeBRETTON, also a cousin, Monsieur
Chevalier DeNOYAN and . . . . . . . . . . . Surgeon. This marriage to
be solemnized according to the rites of the Holy Roman Catholic Church.
Next Record July 6, 1735 Sieur ESTIENNE de LaLANDE DALCOUR, former
cashier of the Company of the Indies, and presently a resident of New
Orleans, a widower with
Dame MARIE MARGUERITTE CAILLY, widow of the deceased Mr. JACQUES de la
CHAISE, who when living was Director General of the Company of the
Indies of Louisiana. Signing for Sieur DALCOUR, Monsieur de BIENVEILLE,
Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis and Governeur of
the Province of Louisiana, de NOYAN, Major, FAUCON de NOYAN, Sieur de
MACARTY, MACTIGUE, Aide to the Major, ST. AGNET, FAZENDE. And for the
Dame Widow de la CHAISE, Sieur de la POMMERAYE, MALBEC de VILLIERS,
MENSLEY (?), Widow DAMARON, MALO, BIZOTON, TREPANIE, ALEXANDRE
ALEXANDRE, apothecary and Doctor of Medicine, also (not legible). A
promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Church. Signing - BIENVILLE, MERGERY SALMON, CAILLY de la
CHAISE, SALMON, Le Chevalier DENOYAN, M. SALMON, PERFAT (?), FAUCON
NOYAN, JACQUES De La POMMERAIS, Chevalier ST. AGNET, De LAPOMMERAYE, De
MACARTY, HAZEUR, MACTIG, MALBEC de LEVILLIERS, MARSILLY, Widow DAMARON,
MALO BIZOTON, M. TREPANIE, ALEXANDRE ALEXANDRE, URSULE TREPAGNIE, HENRY
(this other name illegible). /s/ ROSSARD, Notary Next Record July 9,
1735
Noble JEAN de MACARTY, Aid to the Major at New Orleans, native of the
City of and Bishopric of Munier (?) in Languedoc, son of the Noble
THEODORE de MACARTY, Commandant the Count de Crassolle, when living the
Major of the Regiment of Juvermay and of Dame CATHERINE FLECHY his
father and mother with Dame FRANCOISE TREPAGNIE widow of the deceased
Sieur FRANCOIS DAMARON who, when living was an apothecary of the King at
New Orleans. Having received the mutual consent of marriage between the
two, consenting for Sieur de MACARTY being Mr. de Bienvilles Chevalier
of the Royal and Military order of St. Louis, Governor of this Province,
Mr. Chevalier de NOYAN, Major at New Orleans. And for Dame Widow
DAMARON, Dame GENEVIEVE BUREL, widow TREPAGNIE wife of Sieur de MARSILLY
her mother, Sieur ESTIENNE LALANDE de DALCOUR. The parties have promised
this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic
Church. Signing - DeMACARTY, MACTIGUE, Widow DAMARON, MARSILLY, Le
Chevalier DENOYAN, BIENVILLE, ROSSARD, HENRY, MENIER (?). Next Record
September 30, 1735 JOSEPH de FAVROT, Pensioner of the King, former
Officer of the Troops at Natchez, son of the deceased JOSEPH de FAVROT,
former Engineer at the Camp at Manchac of the King's Army, Brigadier of
the Army, and of Dame FRANCOISE BOUVRIE, a native of Versailles, the
Royal Parish with
Demoiselle LOUISE ELIZABETH BRUSLE, minor daughter of the deceased
PHELIPE ANTOINE BRUSLE and of Dame MARTHE FREMONT, a resident of New
Orleans, and a native of Isle Dauphin, Province of Louisiana. Parties
consenting for de FAVROT, in the presence of parents and friends Mr. de
BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis,
Governor of the Province of Louisiana, Mr. de SALMON, Pay Commissioner
and First Judge of the Superior Council of this Province and Madame his
wife, Mr. de BENAC and de MEMBREDE, Captain of the Troops of the Marines
of this Colony and other friends. And for the lady, Demoiselle BRUSLE,
Sieur and Dame, her father and mother, Mr. RAYMOND de ST. MARTIN,
GAUVREY her brother-in-law and PAUL DALCOUR her friend. This done
according to the customs of Paris, with the promise that this marriage
to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing -
Le Chevalier de FAVROT, FROMENTIN, LOUISE BRUSLE, BRUSLE, MARTHE BRUSLE,
P. VOISIN, DALCOUR, de GAUVREY, SALMON, MEMBREDE, De BENETEZ, BIENVILLE,
ROSSARD, Notary. Approved October 8, 1735 /s/ Le Chevalier de FAVROT,
BRUSLE FAUVROT. Next Record October 14, 1735
JEAN BAPTISTE SENET, son of the deceased JEAN LOUIS SENET ant of Dame
(blank) OLIVE, a native of Bordeaux. with MARIE SALMIN AMANNE, minor
daughter of the deceased JACQUES AMANN and of Dame MARGUERITE PESTERIN,
native of Chafon (?) Frontier of Switzerland. Stipulating for Delle.
AMANNE being DANIEL RAFLEAU, her grandfather. Signing for Sieur SENET,
PIERRE DARGARY, clerk of the Superior Council of this Province, ANTOINE
AUFRERE and JACQUES RENNE, his friend. And for MARIE SALMIN AMANNE,
Daniel RAFLEAU, her grandfather, Dame MARGUERITE PESTERIN her mother and
JEAN RABLOT her friend. With the promise this marriage to be solemnized
in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church, as prescribed by the
regulations of Paris. Signing - SENETE, D.R., AUFRERE, OZENNE,
DORGADUNE, ROSSARD, Notary. Next Record February 9, 1736 Sieur JEAN
BAPTISTE BOUCHE de MONBRUN, Ecuyer,~~ Sieur of St. Laurent, son of Sieur
JEAN BAPTISTE BOUCHER deMONTBRUN, Seigneur of Boucherville and of Dame
FRANCOISE CHARRET his father ant mother, a native of Pointe Levis of
Quebec in Canada with Demoiselle FRANCOISE RIVARD, minor daughter of the
deceased ANTOINE RIVARD a residant of Bayou St- John and of the deceased
MARIE BRIARD her father and mother, a native of Dauphin Isle, and
stipulating for the minor Dame ANTOINETTE FOURNIER, widow RIVARD.
Stipulating for the named de MONBRUN, Mr. de Bienville, Chevalier of the
Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, Governor of this Province of
Louisiana, Mr. de SALMON, CO mmissioner and first Judge of the Superior
Council of this Province, Dame LOUISE MALBEC wife of Mr. PETIT de
LEVILLIER, Commandant at Natchez, de la . . . . . wife of ROSSARD, Clerk
of the Council, the Chevalier de NOYAN, Major of New Orleans. Ant for
the Demoiselle RIVARD, Sieur RIVARD ant her grandmother, Sieur FRANCOIS
RIVARD her brother, Mr. NICOLAS CHAUVIN de la FRENIERE, Procurator
General, Sieur JAQUE HUBERT de BELAIR and Sieur JOSEPH CHAUVIN DELERY,
her friends and relatives. A promise this marriage to be solemnized
according to the rites of the Holy Roman Catholic Church. Signed at New
Orleans on the fourth of August of seventeen hundred ant thirty-six. /s/
FLEURIAU. Signing - JEAN BAPTISTE BOUCHE MONBRUN, FRANCOISE RIVARD, The
Widow RIVARD, MALBEC de LIVILLIERS, Sr. RIVARD, deVILEMONT widow RIVARD,
FRANCOISE de VILLEMONT, ROSSARD, LAFRENIERE, FLEURIAU, BELLAIR, DELERY,
DUVAL DEMOUY, BIENVILLE, SALMON, NOYAN, RAGUET, HUGAULT, ROSSARD,
BALCOUR, RAGUET, de LAVALTBEC, HENRY, Clerk. Next Record April 16, 1736
Sieur FRANCOIS DURCY, son of the deceased JEAN DURCY and of FRANCOISE
GADAISSE, a native of Blaye, Archdiocese of Bordeaux, Parish of St.
Sauveur with CATHERINE FONTAINE daughter of the deceased CLAUDE FONTAINE
and of MARIANNE HAUSSECORNE, now the wife of GILBERT DUMAS, a native of
New Orleans. The girl being a minor, consent was given by her mother
HAUSSECORNE. A promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church, according to the regulations of Paris. Acting
for the future groom - Monsieur RAYMOND, AMYAULT, CAYE, F. DAUSSEVILLE
of the Superior Council of this Province, ANDRE JOSEPH CAIDEAU, BERRY,
Captain of the naval (vessel ?) "Le Comte de MAURPAS", and JACQUES
BOUTEAU, his friends. And for the lady CATHERINE FONTAINE - Sieur DUMAS,
her stepfather, MARIANNE HAUSSECORNE, her mother, Sieur JACQUES OZENNE,
HUBER and HARANG, her friends. Signing - CATEHERIME FONTAINE, DUMAS,
AMYAULT D'AUSSEVILLE, BERRY HARANT, OZENNE, BOUTEAU, HUGAULT, PIGUERY,
HENRY, Notary. Next Record April 23, 1736
Sieur LOUIS BAUDIMONT Sergeant of the Company of de GAUVRILLE, son of
LOUIS BAUDEMONT and of MARGUERITE PANSER (?) a native of Quime (Quimper
?) Bishopric of Soisson, a widower" with MARIE JEANNE REINNE minor
daughter of the deceased ETIENNE REYNE and of MARIE JEANNE MAGNUS, now
the wife of LOUIS ROY, a native of Port Louis of Bretagne. Signing for
the groom - Sieur FRANCOIS SONGY, Sieur PIERRE (not legible), and
BOUSQUOT. And for REYNE - Sieur L. ROY, her step-father, MAGNUS her
mother, NICOLAS BAUCHE, PICOU, GERMAIN DUPUI a soldier of the Company of
de GAUVRILLE. A promise that this marriage is to be solemnized in the
Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing - LOUIS BAUDINORT, NICOLAS
BAUCHE, SONGY, G. DUPRE, PIGUER, HUGUALT, PRESILET, TOURZINOT, HENRY,
Notary. Next Record May 16, 1736 PHELIPE BOUDROT, son of PIERRE BOUDROT
and of the deceased PHILIPOTTE SABATIER, a native of Paris, Parish of
St. Medard, and a resident of this City with
Dame GILETTE GAUTIER widow of the deceased PIERRE DARGAREY who was a
native of Rennes, Brittany, and when living door-keeper of the prison of
this city. (Note: GAUTIER and DARGAREY were married January 29, 1725 and
they had three children). Signing for the groom - Monsieur AMYAULT Sieur
DAUSSEVILLE, Counsellor for the Superior Council of this Province of
Louisiana, JEAN ROBLOT, a carpenter, his friends. And for GILETTE
GAUTIER - Sieur FRANCOIS DOUDONNE FONDER, NICOLAS ONACIS, Surgeon of the
vessel of the Company. with the promise that this marriage is to be
solemnized in the Holy Roman Catholic Church. Signing - PHLIPE BOUDRO,
GILLETTE GAUTIER, AMYAULT D'AUSEVILLE, PIGUERY, FONDER, witness,
HUGUALT, MAILLARD DUCHAMPAGNE, ROBLOT, HENRY, Notary Next Record June 4,
1736 LOUIS SCIONNEAU son of the deceased MATHURIN SCIONNEAU and of
MARIANNE GUIBERA, native of the Parish of St. Anne, Bishopric of Quebec
with LOUISE MELIQ(UE) daughter of deceased Sieur PIERRE MELIQ, who when
living was an Officer of the Troops of the Marine of this Colony, and of
the deceased CATHERINE her father and mother, a native of Kaskaskia in
Illinois. The promise given that this marriage will be solemnized in the
Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing for the groom - BERNARD
CAUSSE, JACQUES BIGER residents of New Orleans. And for the lady - JEAN
CARRON, a baker, DENIS VERONEAU a traveler to New Orleans, also her
friend. Signing - LOUIS SCIONNEAU, FRANCOISE MILIQUE, B. CAUSSE, CARON,
PIGUERY, BIEGER, HUGUALT, HENRY, Notary Next Record July 7, 1736 JEAN LA
COSTE, a widower, resident of New Orleans with
PERRINE NEZETTE widow in first nuptial with SIMON ROBINET who died at
Natchez, and in a second with FRANCOIS GENOUIS. Signing for LaCOSTE -
JEAN JOSEPH LEKINTRECK and DUPON doorkeeper of the prison of this City,
his friends. And for the Widow GENOUIS - JEAN BARBAUT a resident of this
City PIERRE PIGUERY a baker. The parties have made the promise this
marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church.
Note: The last page of this contract is missing. Next Record August 13,
1736
PIERRE FILARD, Captain of the vessel of the Company, and Commandant of
the boats of the King, son of the deceased Sieur PIERRE FILARD and of
Dame MARIEANNE CABACHE, a native of Montreuil, Bishopric of Soisson with
MARIE FRANCOISE DENIS de BONNAVENTURE, legitimate daughter of the
deceased Sieur LOUIS DENIS, Ecuyer de BONNAVENTURE and of Dame FRANCOISE
LEFEVRE, a native of (not legible) in the Province of Louisiana, a
minor. Stipulating for Sieur FILARD, Mr. BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the
Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, Governor of this Province, Mr. de
SALMON, Commissioner of the Marines of this Province and Madame de
SALMON his wife, Mr. de NOYAN, Major, Mr. BIZOTON, Commissioner of the
Marines. And for Dame BONNAVENTURE, Mr. PETIT, Dame FAVROT, Mr. de
GAUVREY of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, Captain of the
Marines and Madame his wife, Mr. DAUSSEVILLE, Counsellor of the Superior
Council of Louisiana, Madame DuBREUIL, mother of Mr. AMELOT, Captain of
the vessel of the Company of the Indies of this Province, her friends.
Both parties promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing - MARIFRANCOISE DENIS de BONAVENTURE,
FRANCOISE LEFEBVRE, BIENVILLE, SALMON, MERGERY SALMON, NOYAN, FAUCON
NOYAN, DeGAUVREY AMYAULT, D'AUSEVIELE, P. VOISIN, MARIE DuBREUIL, CZ.
AMELOT, HUGAULT, BIZOTON, PIGUERY, MALO BIZOTON, HENRY, Notary. Next
Record August 27, 1736
PIERRE TRUDET, son of the deceased DENIS TRUDET and of JANETON LA FRET,
native of in Lorraine, Parish of St. Jean with
LOUISE FRANCOISE SAVOY, widow of MARTIN GODAU, who died in this City.
Signing for TRUDET, LA FOREST, PIERRE PIGUERY and LOUIS LAVERGNE
(another name which is no legible). And for the Widow GODAU, NICOLAS
VAREL, merchant, her friend. A promise this marriage to be solemnized
according to the rites of the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church.
Legible signatures - PIGUERY, HUGUALT and LAVERGNE. Next Record October
4, 1736 Sieur JEAN FRANCOIS HUCHET, Ecuyer, Sieur de KERNION, native of
Quimper, Coventin (?) Parish of St. Mathieu, Diocese of Cornwall, son of
deceased Sieur PIERRE GUILLAUME HUCHET Ecuyer, and of the deceased Dame
THOMASE RENEE GUESDON with JEANNE ANTOINETTE de MIRBAISE de VILLEMONT,
widow of the deceased ANTOINE RIVART, a minor- Stipulating for her Dame
ANTOINETTE FAUVRIER, formerly the widow de VILLEMONT, her mother. And
for the minor children of the deceased ANTOINE RIVART and the minor
widow ANTOINE RIVART. Signing for Sieur de KERNION, Monsieur de
BIENVEILLE, Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis,
Governeur of this Province, de SALMON, Commissioner of the Marines and
First Judge of the Superior Council of this Province, de MOUSSIER, Major
at New Orleans, Madame his wife, Madame PETIT de LIVILLIERS, FRANCOIS
FLEURIAU, Procurator General of the King, his friend and Madame de
SALMON, his wife. And for Dame Widow RIVART, Madame her mother, Monsieur
de LAFRENIERE, Counsellor of the Superior Council of this Province,
Monsieur REYNAUT d'HAUTRIVE, Captain of the Troops of the Marines,
Monsieur RAGUET, also a Counsellor of the Superior Council, Dame
BELAIRE, Demoiselle FAZENDE, DELERY, Demoiselle FRANCOISE de VILLEMONT.
A promise this marriage to be solemnized according to the rites of the
Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. A stipulation these two children
to be provided for JEANNE ANTOINE RIVART and MARIE FRANCOISE RIVART.
Signing - KERNION HUCHET, JEANE ANTOINETE deVILLEMONT widow RIVARD,
Widow RIVARD, FRANCOISE de VILLEMONT, MALBEC de LIVILLIERS, FLEURIAU,
d'HAUTRIVE, BELLAIR, LEFRENIERE, DELERY, HELEINE FAZENDE, DuBRUEIL, DE
LERY, LEBLANC DELERY, SALMON, JOSEPH RIVARD, BIENVILLE, HUGAULT,
LAFRENIERE, MERGERY SALMON, FAUCON de NOYAN, PIGUERY, RAGUET, HENRY,
Notary. Passed at New Orleans in 1742 in the presence of AUGUSTIN
CHANTALON, FRANCOIS LARCHE and signing HUCHET de KINION, JEANNE de
KENION. Next Record October 22, 1736
FRANCOIS JULLIEN GALLOT, native of Paris, Parish of St. Gervais, an
employee of the Naval offices at New Orleans, widower of ANNE GENEVIEVE
CHATEIGNE with
MARIE ANNE THERESE DRILLAND, daughter of the deceased PIERRE DRILLAND,
when living, an employee of the Company of the Indies, and of THERESE LE
GRAND when living the wife of JOSEPH MOREAU and widow of MATHURIN
DA....... Marriage to be solemnized according to the rites of the Holy
Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. The future wife brings as her dowry,
her rights in the Succession and under marriage contract of her mother
to JOSEPH MOREAU. Signing - F. GALLOT, MARIE THERESE DRILLAND, Monsieur
DREUX, SALMON, NOYAN, FAUCON de NOYAN, LE BAT, SALMON, Widow CARRIERE,
CHAMILLY, ST. HERMINE, De NOYAN, LE PETIT, S. J., de LIVAUDAIS,
BEAUBAIS, DeTROYER, HENRY, Notary. Notation reads "Contracted September
7, 1737 by the Superior Council". Next Record October 27, 1736 Sieur
ADRIEN DeBAT called RICARD, bricklayer of New Orleans, son of ALEXANDRE
de BAT and of JEANNE RICARD, a native of Montelaire (?) in Picardy,
Bishopric of Beauvais with
FRANCOISE MAGDELEINE RICHARD, widow of the deceased PIERRE DUPUY called
GRAPILLON, a resident of New Orleans. Acting for the groom, Sieur SIMON
ROUSSET, carpenter of New Orleans, NICOLAS JOSEPH LARQUET acting in
place of parents. And for the lady, RICHARD PIERRE GAINIET, a
bricklayer, LOUIS (deteriorated), FRANCOIS (also deteriorated), her
briends. Marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic
Church. Signing - DeBAT RICARD, HUGAULT, PIGUERY, LARQUET, ROUSSELL,
LOUIS BLAIS and HENRY, Notary. Next Record November 3, 1736
ANTOINE ROUX called LEFLEUR, a resident of Cannes Brulee, son of the
deceased ANTOINE ROUX and of the deceased BARTHOLOMETTE ROUCHON a native
of Castelnau de Grace of Provence, Bishopric of Grace, a widower with
Dame MARIE PRET, daughter of the deceased JEAN GEORGE PRET and of the
deceased MARIE ALLEMAND, native of Lautrebourg, of the Palatine.
Marriage to be solemnized according to the rites of the Holy Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church. For the groom Sieur JACQUES LARVEQUE and
DAVID MEUNIER, his friends. And for MARIE ANNE PRET, CHEDES MARQUER of
the King and CHRISTIANNE GREVE, her friend and a friend of her parents.
Signing - PIGUERY, LARCHE, HUGUALT (an illegible signature) and HENRY,
Notary. Next Record November 27, 1736 JEAN GUILLOT son of CLEMENT
GUILLOT and of MARGUERITTE MARTIN, a native of St. Maurice, Bishopric of
Limoges with MARIE ANGELIQUE PROVOST, widow of the deceased Sieur
JACQUES BONNET. who died in this Parish. The parties have given their
consent, with a promise that this marriage will be solemnized in the
Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing - DuBREUIL, MARYE
ANGELIQUE PROVOST, L. FONDER, PIGUERY, HUGAULT, BONNETTE (?), HENRY,
Notary. Note: This contract badly deteriorated. Next Record November 29,
1736 ALEXANDRE de RUYER son of ANTOINE de RUYER and of NICOLE BOU..HEV,
a native of Paris, Parish of St. Hypolite with MARIE ANNE TOUSSAINT
BOURSELLIER, minor daughter of the deceased TOUSSAINT BOURSELLIER and of
VINCEN de CORNES, a native of Chatour (??) in Arkansas, Province of
Louisiana, and a resident of New Orleans. The future bride and groom
have given their consent with the promise that this marriage will be
solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing for
ALEXANDRE DE RUY - Sieur J. F. BROYADUC, PHELIPE HENAUT and his parents.
And for the lady BOURSELLIER - CLAUDE REYNAUD called AVIGNON, JEAN
ROUBLOT, her friends. Signing - ROBLOT, CLAUDE PENAU, PHILIPPE HAINEAUX,
J. F.B. DUMONT, DE MONTIGNY. Next Record January 24, 1737 Sieur JOSEPH
FAQUIER, a resident of Louisiana, son of the deceased 4NTOINE FAQUIER
and of CLAUDE de GENES, his father and mother, a merchant, tanner, of
Chalon in Champagne, native of that City, Parish of La Trinity. with
MARIE CHEVALLIER, widow of PRANCOIS GRACE, when living, a Lieutenant of
the Regiment of ROSILLY, and who died in this Colony. Both parties have
given consent and contract marriage in the presence of friends and
parents and signing for Sieur FAQUIER BARTHELEMY BREMON, FRANCOIS JAAN,
an employee of the Company of BUNAUX. And for Dame CHEVALLIER - Sieur
FRANCOIS SONGY, PIERRE PIGUERY, JEAN MARLE. A promise that this marriage
to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing -
MARIE CHEVALIER, PIGUERY, SONGY, MERLE, JAHAN, BRIMONT, HUGAULT,
BALCOUR, HENRY, Notary. Next Record February 18, 1737
Sieur JONATAN DARBY, an English gentleman, son of the deceased JONATAN
DARBY, an English gentleman and a Doctor at the University of oxford,
and of Dame ANNE SEGRE, a native of Leminsong (?) in England, now a
resident of New Orleans, Province of Louisiana with MARIE CORBIN, minor
daughter of the deceased Sieur JEAN CORBIN de BACHEMIN and of Dame
JUDITH LeHARDY. Signing - RAGUET, DARBY, DREUX, MARIE CORBIN, CORBIN,
ANNE DREUX, JANNE RAGUET, BALCOUR, MALO, DeVAUPARIN, JOUSSET LALALOIR
[de la Loire], HUGUALT, HENRY. Notary. Next Record Februry 22, 1737 JEAN
STEFANT, SON of JEAN STEFANT and of the deceased ROSE ABRICON (?) A
native of the Parish of Casnor, Bishopric of Cornouaille with
ANNE FRANCOISE ROLLAND, widow in a first nuptial with NICOLAS SARRAZIN
and in a second with LAURENT BORDELON, a native of Paris, Parish of St.
Germain, daughter of JEAN BAPTISTE ROLLAND and of JEANNE BONNET. And in
lieu of his deceased parents signing for JEAN STEFANT PIERRE GERMAIN a
resident of Pointe Coupee and Sieur GILLES DUMAS called LAMPELARD (not
legible), his friends. And for the Da e Widow SARRAZIN - Sieur AUBERT,
MAJOR of this Colony, and Sieur J. LARCHE. A promise this Marriage to be
solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Provisions made
for the following children - until they have reached the age of eighteen
years, and that they shall be raised in the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Religion - ANTOINE, FRANCOIS, MICHEL FRANCOISE and NICOLAS
ANTOINE BORDELON. Signing - JEAN STEFANT, AN FRANCOISE, LARCHE, DUMAS,
HUGAULT, + mark of GERMAIN, HENRY, Notary. Also witnessing - JEAN
ESTEFAND called ROQUANCOUR W R. a resident of Pointe Coupee. Next Record
May 14, 1737 PIERRE LEPORTE with
MARIE AUGUSTINNE DUBOIS
All arrangements having been made by JACQUES PAILLAS, godfather of the
future spouse. And for the future bride, her godmother, MARIE AUGUSTINNE
HAUPY, wife of ANTOINE HANATIAUX. Having given their mutual consent, the
parties promise this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church. Done at Pointe Coupee in the presence of the
godfather and the godmother and other witnesses this fourteenth day of
May of this year seventeen hundred and thirty-seven, and ratified by a
Notary. Signing - LePORCHE, + mark of the bride, + mark of the
godmother, J. PAILLA, MEULLION, witness, PHILIPPE HADEAU, witness,
HANTEAU, witness, ALLAIN, witness. Next Record June 28, 1737 Sieur NOEL
SOILEAU, Keeper of the Ring's warehouse at Natchez, son of JEAN BAPTISTE
SOILEAU and of ELIZABETH PAVARY (?), a native of Meziere in Champagne,
Bishopric of Archange of Rheims, widower of MARIE BORDEAUX with
MARIE JOSEPH RICHAUME, minor daughter of the deceased PIERRE RICHAUME
and of JEANNE FRANCOISE MAUVRY, his widow, now the wife of BARTELEMY
BIMONT. Acting for MARIE JOSEPHE RICHAUME, the widow of JEAN LADERE of
St. Onge. Both parties have given their consent to this marriage, with a
promise it will be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic
Church. For Sieur NOEL SOILEAU, LOUIS GISCARD called BENOIT, BERTRAN
JAFRE and LALALITTE, his friends. And for RICHAUME, the widow LeBEAU,
JAHAN and MARIN LENORMAND her friends. Signing - SOILEAU, M. RICHAUME,
PRADOS, BIMONT, JANNE FRANCOISE MAROY wife of BlMONT, JAFFY, LOUIS
GISCARD, JAHAN, LENORMAND, PIGUER, HUGUALT, HENRY, Notary. Note: The
maiden name of the groom's mother appears as PAVARY, but should be
PELLERIN. The name of the bride's mother is given as MAUVRY, but she
signs "JANNE FRANCOISE MAROY". Next Record July 5, 1737 Sieur ROBERT
AVARRE, son of the deceased FRANCOIS AVARRE and of FRANCOISE (blank),
his father and mother, native of Conde Bishopric of Cambray, and a
resident of Natchez with
JEANNE JOSEPH PIGUERY, minor daughter of PAUL PIGUERY and of JEANNE
FARDET, a baker for the King, her father and mother, a native of
Chapitoulas Parish of New Orleans. 80th parties have given their consent
to this marriage in the presence of witnesses, with the promise that
this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic
Church. And for ROBERT AVARRE - Sieur FRANCOIS de CAUE, JEAN AUBER,
surgeon Major at New Orleans, his friend and a friend of his parents.
And for the lady - JEANNE JOSEPHE PIGUERY, PIERRE PIGUERY, JEANNE
FARDET, her father and mother, PIERRE PIGUERY, her brother, Sieur CLAUDE
JOSEPH VILAR Du8REUIL, an official of the King, her friend. Marriage
executed August 3, 1737 /s/ Fleuriau. Signing as witnesses July 5, 1737,
FRANCOIS GALLOT, LOUIS HUGAULT. ANGELIQUE declares she cannot sign and
has made an ordinary mark +, PIGUERY, F. GALLOT, J. PIGUERY, CAUE,
DuBREUIL, ROBERT AUVART, PIGUERY, J. AUBERT, HUGAULT, HENRY, Notary.
Next Record July 13, 1737 Noble BALTAZAR de PONTFRAI Chevalier DEMAZAN,
Ensign of the Troops of the Marines in this Colony, son of Noble LOUIS
DEMAZAN, Captain Of the Galley of His Majesty at the Port of Marseilles,
ant of Dame CHARLOTTE de DOMBELLER, his parents, a native of Rians (?)
in Provence with Demoiselle MARIE CARRIERE, minor daughter of Sieur
FRANCOIS CARRIERE and of Dame FRANCOISE JALLOT, previously the widow of
Sieur BABIN LA SOURCE, her father and mother, a native of Mobile.
Signing for the Demoiselle Dame, her mother, Sieur JOSEPH CARRIERE, her
uncle, who stipulate to the agreement of this contract. Both parties
have given their consent in the presence of parents and friends. And for
the future spouse, Monsieur de BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the Royal and
Military Order of St. Louis, Governeur of this Province of Louisiana,
Mr. de SALMON, paymaster of the Marines and first Judge of the Superior
Council of this Province, Monsieur Chevalier de LEUB0YE, Lieutenant of
the Royal (illegible), Monsieur Chevalier DENOYAN, Major at this Place,
Mesdames de SALMON, de NOYAN and Monsieur PAGUET and PONTALBA his
friends and also his parents. And for the lady, Mademoiselle CARRIERE,
Dame CARRIERE, her mother, Sieur JOSEPH CARRIERE, her guardian and
tutor, Dame MARGUERITTE TREPAGNIE, wife of Sieur LOUIS TIXERANT, Dame
MARGUERITTE ARLU, wife of F. TIXERANT and the Widow of ANDRE CARRIERE,
an uncle of the future bride, JEAN HENOULE de LIVAUDAIS and Dame his
wife, step-sister of the Demoiselle CARRIERE, Messrs. de la FRENIERE and
RAGUET, Counsellor of the Superior Council of this Province. With the
promise that this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church. No signatures to this document. Next Record
July 18, 1737
JEAN JACQUES LARCHEVESQUE a resident of New Orleans, native of Con
widower of MARIE LE MOYNE
with
Dame MARIE BERTIN native of the City of Rouen, widow of Sieur NOEL
BUSSON. Signing for Sieur LARCHEVESQUE, Sieur FRANCOIS GALLOT an
employee of the King, Sieur ANDRE BARRE, carpenter of the Company of
MAUREPAS and Dame JULIENNE LA BROSSE. And for Dame Widow BUSSON, Sieur
JACQUES PIGUERY, Economist for the property of the King, Sieur THEODORE
BOLDIC, a friend. With a promise this marriage to be solemnized in the
Holy Roman Catholic Church, as prescribed by the regulations of Paris.
Provisions made for the minor children of the deceased NOEL BUSSON,
being MARIE LOUISE and ROSE BUSSON. Signing - LARCHEVESQUE, Widow
BUSSON, F. GALLOT, BARRE, HUGUALT, PIGUERY and HENRY, Notary. Next
Record July 29, 1737
Sieur JOSEPH BRAZON son of CHARLES BRAZON and of GENEVIEVE QUIENITTE, a
native of Montreal, of Quebec with FRANCOISE EIGUISEE, minor daughter of
the deceased FRANCOIS EIGUISEE and of the deceased MARIE BESSAUD, when
living the wife of Sieur JEAN BAPTISTE LAPIERRE. The parties have given
their consent to this marriage contract ant signing for them JOSEPH
BRAZOU an Officer, CHARLES BRAZERE, L. REY.-...., surgeon and LOUIS
LANGLOIS, his friend. And for the Demoiselle EIGUISEE, LAPIERRE, her
step-father, Sieur ANTOINE AUFRERE and Sieur ALBER de BEAUNE, her
friend. A promise this marriage to be solemnized according to the rites
of the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing - FRANCOIS
.....AUZIER, LAPIERRE, VEYTEL, AUFRERE, PIGUERY, AUFRERE, HUGAULT,
HENRY, Notary. Next Record Annulment of Marriage August 20, 1737 RENE
FRANCOIS de MANNE and LAURENCE LE BLANC On this 20th day of August of
1737, Dame LAURENCE Le BLANC, widow of the deceased Sieur JOSEPH De
LERY, in the absence of a Notary, gave the following information to the
Reverend Father PHILIPPE, a Capuchin Priest, to be relayed to the Most
Illustrious Monsignor, the Bishop of Quebec, that a marriage which took
place at New Orleans on June 26, 1734 with Sieur de MANNE of the Troops,
known to the public in France under the name of FLEURY. be annulled. It
is known the named de MANNE called FLEURY was married in France and the
wife was still living last year (1736), and that he has two children at
Belle Isle en Mer in Brittany, this information certified by ....LA
FRANCE, widow RICORDEAU who was Director of tobacco, Sieur BACHEOT,
surgeon Major at Natchez. In consequence, Dame LAURENCE Le BLANC, widow
of Sieur JOSEPH CHAUVIN de LERY, presented on the 27th of January, 1738,
a request demanding a deposition from these persons for the Counsellors,
ant on the 29th of January, 1738, Sieur MAHEU de LARMAISON, pay
commissioner for the Navy of the Le Rodot, ordered Sieur PEIGUET,
Captain of Le Comte Maurepas of LaRochelle, to locate the wife and two
children of FLEURY at Belle Isle in Brittany, and if found to send an
answer to Louisiana by said vessel. Next Record September 28, 1737 JEAN
BOISSELIE, coastal pilot, a resident of the Balize, native of Cherbourg
in lower Normandy, legitimate son of JEAN BOISSELIER, master carpenter
of the Navy, and of CLEMENCE VOISIN, his wife with CATHERINE LE BRUE,
native of Perigueux, Parish of St. Front, legitimate daughter of Sieur
HERMAND LA BRUE of Perigueux, and of MARIE de LAYE, his wife. Ceremonies
performed according to the rites of the Holy Mother Church, there being
no impediment, on the 6th of August 1737, aboard the Rodotte, these
passengers and my parishioners being witnesses, and I have signed.
Signing - Fr. ARMAND, Apostolic Capuchin Missionary, JEAN de BOISSELIE,
CATHERINE LA BRUE a parishioner, BERTEAU, Captain of the Navy, MAYEUX,
Commissioner, Chevalier DORGON, Captain of the Troops, J. LIONNAIS,
BUSSIERE. I, the Capuchin Vicar General of the Diocese of Quebec,
certify that this extract conforms to the original which the Reverend
Father AMAND, Apostolic CapUCHIN Missionary, a passenger of the Rodotte
performed the functions of Vicar of New Orleans at the Balize, and in
faith I have signed this present act with approval and entered in my
official capacity at New Orleans September 28, 1737. Signed - Fr.
Matthias, Capuchin Vicar Next Record October 12, 1737 MICHEL BROSSET,
son of the deceased JEAN BROSSET ad of MARGUERITTE CANTEL, native of
Nan--.-- (illegible) of Saintes with HELEINE HOUAR widow of the deceased
ANTOINE BUNEL. Signing for Sieur BROSSET - Sieur LOUIS CHEVAL and
FRANCOIS GALLOT his friends and friends of his parents. And for Dame
BUNEL - JACQUES GAUTIER, JEAN BAPTISTE LEONARD, her friends. Property to
be placed in community in accordance with the custom of Paris. Signing -
BROSSET, HELEINE HOUARD, F. GALLOT, CHEVALE, JACQUES JUDICE, GAUTIER,
HENRY, Notary. This present contract of marriage signed by Judge of the
Superior Council of this Province at New Orleans this sixth day of
October 1759 Next Record November 6, 1737
JEAN LA BRANCHE, a resident of Cannes Brulee, son of FRANZ LA BRANCHE
and of CATHERINE CORISSE, a native of Pambery (?) Bishopric of Metz with
SUZANNE MARCHAND, minor daughter of the deceased JEAN BAPTISTE MARCHAND
and of SUZANNE MATTEL (?), native of St. Marcelin in Dauphin, Bishopric
of Grenoble, an orphan at the Convent of the Ursuline Ladies. The
parties have given their mutual consent and in the absence of their
deceased parents, acting for LA BRANCHE - JOSEPH VERRET his
brother-in-law, a resident of Providence and JEAN PIGUERY his friend.
They have promised that this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy
Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Acting for the Demoiselle MARCHAND -
Monsieur de SALMON, Commissioner and Judge of the Superior Council of
this Province and Madame de SALMON his wife, protectors of the said
minor, BARTELLEMY de BRU and FRANCOIS GALLOT, her friends.
Signing - SUZANNE MARCHAND, -------BROU, VERRET, PIGUERY, MERGERY
SALMON, GAUTIER, Dela PLACE, HENRY, Notary. Next Record December 28,
1737
Sieur JOSEPH DELERY, Officer of the Troops detached to the Marines, son
of Sieur JOSEPH DELERY and of Dame HYPOLITE MERCIER, his father and
mother, a native of Mobile, Province of Louisiana with Demoiselle MARIE
FAUCON DUMANOIR, daughter of Sieur JEAN BAPTISTE FAUCON DUMANOIR and of
the deceased Dame CHARLOTTE LE JALOUX, a native of St. Malo. Consent for
her marriage given by her father. This marriage to be solemnized in the
Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Provisions made for children born
of this future marriage, with a division of properties. Done at New
Orleans in my presence. /s/ HENRY, Notary. Next Record December 28, 1737
Sieur JOSEPH CHAUVIN De LERY, Reform officer of the Troops detached to
the Marines, son of the deceased JOSEPH DELERY and of Dame HYPOLITE
MERCIER his father and mother, a native of Mobile, Province of Louisiana
with Demoiselle MARIE FAUCON DUMANOIR daughter of Sieur JEAN BAPTISTE
FAUCON DUMANOIR and of the deceased Date CHARLOTTE LEJALOUX, a native of
St. Malo. Signing for Sieur DELERY - Mr. NICOLAS CHAUVIN DELAFRENIERE,
Counsellor of the Superior Council of Louisiana, his uncle, Mr. de
BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis,
Governor of this Province, Mr. de SALMON, also a Counsellor and Madame
his wife, Mr. de LEUBOY, NICOLAS CHAUVIN, ANTOINE CHAUVIN ....his
brother, Mr. HUBER BELAIR, his cousin and Mr. and Madame DuMOUY his
friends. And for the Demoiselle FAUCON DUMANOIR, Sieur her father,
CHARLOTTE MARIE her sister, Sieur GILES AUGUSTIN PAYEN Chevalier of the
Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, her brother-in-law and Dame
JEANNE FAUCON DUMANOIR her sister, Mr. SIMAR de BELLILE and Dame
MARGUERITE ESNOUL his wife, Mr. AR DUMANOIR, Sieur JACQUES ESNOUL de
LIVAU- DAIS, Sieur MARIN DUPUY (balance not legible). Both parties agree
and promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Church. Signing - DELERY, FAUCON DUMANOIR, MANON FAUCON
DUMANOIR, DUMANOIR, BELLAIR, ESNOUL, LOIGY, ESNOUL, BOISCLAIRE, FAUCON
DENOYAN, HUBER BELLAIR, FAUCON. Next Record December 28, 1737
Sieur JOSEPH DELERY Reform Lieutenant detached to the Marines, son of
the deceased JOSEPH DELERY and of HYPOLITE MERCIER, his father and
mother, a native of Mobile of the Province of Louisiana with D emoiselle
MARIE FAUCON DUMANOIR daughter of Sieur JEAN BAPTISTE FALCON
DUMANOIR,,agent of the Company of the Indies and of the deceased Dame
CHARLOTTE LA JALOUX, a native of St. Malo, with authorization given by
the Sieur DUMANOIR her father, stipulating for her. Both parties agree e
and premise this marriage to be solemnized by the Holy Roman Catholic
Church, done in the presence of relatives and friends. They promise that
all properties, gains brought into this marriage and accumulated during
this marriage to donate to each other, should there be no children born
of this marriage. Acting for the future groom in lieu of his deceased
father, being Sieur NICOLAS CHAUVIN DELAFRENIERE, of the Superior
Council of Louisiana, his uncle, Mr. de BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the
Royal and Military Order of St. Louis and governor of this Province, Mr.
de SALMON Cc Commissioner and First Judge of the Council and Madame his
wife , Mr. de LEUBOY Chevalier of the Royal and Military order of St.
Louis, Mr. de BELAIR his cousin, Sieur NICOLAS CHAUVIN d BOISBLANC,
.....CHAUVIN DESISLET brother of Madame HUBER BELAIR, Mr. and Madame
deMOUY, his relatives and friends And for the Demoiselle FAUCON
DUMANOIR, Sieur her father, Demoiselle..... DUMANOIR her sister, Mr.
AUGUSTIN PAYEN, Chevalier NOYAN of the Royal and Military Order of St.
Louis and Major of this place at New Orleans, her brother-in-l w, D me
JEANNE FAUCON DUMANOIR, DENOYAN, sister of Mr. SIMAR de BELLILLE and
Dame ESNOUL his wife and cousin of Demoiselle DUMANOIR, Sieur JACQUE de
ESNOUL d LIVAUDAIS, Captain of the Port and Madame e his wife and Sieur
MARET, Dame MARIE LOIZET his wife, her relatives and friends. Signing -
DELERY, J. B. FAUCON DUMANOIR, MANON FAUCON DUMANOIR, NOYAN, LAFRENIER,
DUMANOIR, BELLAIRE, LIVAUDAIS, SIMARS de BELLILE, MARET, ESNOULDE
BELILE, LOIGGET MARET, BOISCLA1RE, J. FAUCON DENOYAN, HUBER BELLAIR,
CHAUVIN DESILEST, Widow LEFEVBRE, HENRY, Notary. Notation in margin:
This contract of marriage according to custom, executed at New Orleans
February 1, 1838. /s/ Fleuriau Next Record January 10, 1738 ANTOINE
BOUCHANNE, son of the deceased JACQUES BOUCHANN and of the deceased ANNE
RICHAUD, his father and mother, a native of Lalbin (?) Bishopric of
Grenoble with
JEANNE CHEVAL, minor daughter of FRANCOIS CHEVAL, a resident of the
German (Coast), and of MARGUERITTE COLOMBER, her father and mother, a
native of Bayou St. John, Parish of New Orleans, Diocese of Quebec,
assisted by FRANCOIS CHEVAL and MARGUERITTE COLOMBER, her father and
mother. And in lieu of his deceased parents, acting for BOUCHANN -
JOSEPH CASTANG and TOULOUZE, residents of this City, his friends, and
Sieur FRANCOIS SONGY, also of this City, his friend. And for
Mademoiselle JEANNE CHEVAL - FRANCOIS CHEVAL and MARGUERITTE COLOMBE,
her father and mother, FRANCOIS CHEVAL her brother and GASPARDE MOURET
(blurred) wife of ANTOINE PATIN called BELAIR, her friends. A promise
that this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Church. Signing - JEANNE CHEVAL, CHEVAL, CASTEN, SONGY, F.
GALLOT, LeNORMAND, HENRY, Notary. This contract signed and approved at
New Orleans February 1, 1738. Next Record February 6, 1738
LOUIS BOISSIERE, son of the deceased LOUIS BOISSIERE and of the deceased
LOUIS BOISSIERE and of the deceased CATHERINE ALLAIN, his father and
mother, a native of Renne in Brittany, Parish of St. Auber. with
CATHERINE HUBER, daughter of the deceased JEAN HUBER and of BLAS
FONTAINE, her father and mother, a native of Blas de Fontaine Bishopric
of Besancon, widow of ETIENNE VIGNE. Acting for BOISSIERE - MARIN
LENORMAND, Judge of the Council, DELERY his friend and MARQUIAN. And for
Dame HUBER - NICOLAS GARDON, FRANCOIS BRUNET with JEANNE HUBER his wife
and the brother-in-law of the lady. With the promise that this marriage
will be solemnized according to the rites of the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Church. Recognizing JACOB, a child of the named HUBER, to be
brought up in the Catholic religion. Signing - LOUIS BOSIER, BRUNET,
NICOLAS GUIDON, LENORMAND, CONNARD, LEVASSEUR, F. GALLOT, HENRY, Notary.
Done at New Orleans March 1, 1738. /s/ FLEURIAU Next Record February 11,
1738
FRANCOIS CEZAIRE LE BRETTON, son of the deceased Mr. FRANCOIS LE BRETTON
and of Dame MARIE SALMON, his father and mother, a native of Montreau,
Bishopric of Sens with MARGUERITE CHAUVIN de la FRENIERE, minor daughter
of NICOLAS CHAUVIN de la FRENIERE, Counsellor to the Superior Council of
Louisiana, and of the deceased Dame MARGUERITE LASEUR, her father and
mother, a native of the Chapitoulas, Parish of New Orleans, Bishopric of
Quebec. Acting for Sieur LE BRETTON - de SALMON, Counsellor of the
Superior Council of this Province of Louisiana, his uncle, and Madame de
SALMON. And for Mademoiselle CHAUVIN de la FRENIERE - de la FRENIERE,
her father Mr. de BIENVILLE, Governor of this Province of Louisiana, de
NOYAN, Major of the Troops at New Orleans and Chevalier de NOYAN, Major
of the Troops at Mobile. A promise that this marriage will be solemnized
according to the rites of the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church.
Signing - LE BRETTON, MARGUERITTE CHAUVIN LA FRENIERE, MERGERY SALMON,
la FRENIERE, SALMON, HUBERT BELAIR, BIENVILLE, NOYAN, COUTURIER, BELAIR,
VOLANT, de NOYAN, FAUCON DUMANOIR, DU BREUIL, Mr. DELERY, CHARLEVILLE,
BELLEREY, Widow LEFEBVRE, d'HAUTRIVE, DEMORIER, D...(?), DEMOUEY,
LEVASSEUR, CHAUVIN . Done at New Orleans March 1, 1738 /s/ FLEURIAU Next
Record February 11, 1738 ALEXIS CONARD dit LA FOREST, son of the
deceased PIERRE CONARD, and of BARBE AYME, his father and mother, Major
La Belle at Brest in Brittany, Bishopric of Leon with
FRANCOISE GONZALLE, minor daughter of JEAN BAPTISTE GONZALLE, a trader
at New Orleans, and of MARIE FRANCOISE HOUBEL, her father and mother, a
native of Havre, Parish of Notre Dame, Bishopric of Rouen. The named
GONZALLE and his wife stipulate for their minor daughter. Both parties
consent to this marriage with the promise of being solemnized in the
Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing - CONNARD, FRANCOISE
GONZALLE, GONZALLE, F. GALLOT, POISOT, MARIE FRESUBER (?), AMYAULT
D'AUNEVILE, ROQUIGNY, witness, ROQUIGNY, LEVASSEUR, MARIS. HENRY,
Notary. Done at New Orleans March 1, 1738 /s/ FLEURIAU Next Record March
13, 1738 Sieur JEAN BAPTISTE LEONARD, son of Sieur JEAN BAPTISTE LEONARD
and of the deceased MARIE PAULIER, his father and mother, a native of
Cologne of Rheims, Bishopric of Cologne with MARIE FRANCOISE MUGUET,
widow of the deceased CHARLES TIMIER. Signing for the named LEONARD -
JEAN LEONARD his father, JEAN FREDERIC LEONARD his brother, LOUIS VIGEAU
and GRANDMAISON his friend. And for the lady MUGUET - JAQUE JUDICE,
HENRY CLAUDE LA VIGNE surgeon, her friends and friends of her deceased
parents. This marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Church. A listing of property owned by each, prior to this
contract, providing for a minor child, JAQUES PHLIPE, of the future
spouse, this child to be raised in the Catholic religion, and provided
for until he is twenty-five years of age Inventory of property of both
signed by JAQUE JUDICE and LAVIGNE. Signing - MARIE FRANCOISE MUGUEIT,
J.F.L. (JEAN FREDERIC LEONARD ?), JEAN BAPTISTE LEONARD, RICHARD,
GRANDMAISON, LENORMAND, LAVIGNE, HENRY, Notary. Next Record April 25,
1738
LOUIS BERNARD, Sergeant of the Swiss Troops of this Colony and of the
Regiment of this Colony, son of MATHIEU BERNARD and of ANNE MARIE
BRANNINE, a native of Amspeth, Bishopric of Toesiglispfine (?) in
Germany with ELIZABETH STRIKNER, widow of ANTOINE REGNER, who when
living was a Sergeant of the same Company. Signing for BERNARD - THOMAS
KURIS (KEERES ?) also a Sergeant of the same Company, ANDRE SIMON, a
shoemaker, also his friend. And also signing JOSEPH LE QUENTRECK
BISSERET door keeper of the prison of this City, DANIEL PAFELLEMAN, a
Swiss, his friend. This marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing - THOMAS KEURITZ, F. GALLOT, DANIEL
DOLB, QUINTEY, VINEAU, ROUMARD, HENRY, Notary. Next Record April 25,
1738 Sieur FRANCOIS GOUDEAU, Surgeon Major at the Post of Natchitoches,
son of the deceased CHARLES GOUDEAU and of MARIANNE REMY, his father and
mother, a native of LaRochelle, Parish of St. Barthelemy, Bishopric of
LaRochelle with
Demoiselle CATHERINE Le BROT (LeBREU), widow of the deceased JEAN
BOISELLIER, Pilot at the Balize. Signing for GOUDEAU - CLAUDE TRENAUNAY
CHANFRET, FRANCOIS SONGY, LE FRANCE, his friends and friends of his
parents. A promise that this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy
Roman Apostolic Catholic Church, according to the customs of Paris.
Signing - F. GOUDEAU, F. GALLOT, TRENAUNAY CHANFRET, ROUMIER, SONGY,
OZENNE, DURCE, HENRY, Notary. Next Record April 30, 1738 Sieur JOSEPH
MATHURIN, Ensign in the Marine Troops of this Colony, son of the
deceased MATHURIN PELLERIN, Commissioner of the Marines when living, and
of LOUISE MALBEC, a native of Marly, Bishopric of Paris, Isle of France
with
Demoiselle ELIZABETH de GAUVRIT, minor daughter of JOACHIM de GAUVRIT
Chevalier of the Military order of St. Louis, Captain of the Troops and
presently Commandant of the Post of Natchez, and of the deceased Dame
MARIE LESTERIE. Both parties have given their mutual consent, with the
promise that this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing for Sieur PELLERIN - Monsieur HENRY,
Chevalier D0RGON, Reform Captain of the Troops of this Colony, ESTIENNE
de BENAC, Chevalier of the Military Order of St. Louis, Captain of the
Troops, his friends.
And for the Demoiselle MARIE ELIZABETH de GAUVRIT - Dame CATHERINE
PIERRE, her step-mother, BALCOUR, ESTIENNE -----ARLOT, FAUCON FLEURIAU,
her friends. Signing - JOSEPH MATHURIN PELLERIN, MARIE ELIZABETH de
GAUVRIT, de GAUVRIT, FLEURIAU, Chevalier D'ORGON, DE BENAC, F. GALLOT,
ROUMIER, BALCOUEL Next Record
May 3, 1738
Messire GUILLAUME de CLOCHES, Chevalier de ST. AGNET, son of the
deceased Messire PIERRE de CLOCHE, Seigneur Baron de ST. AGNET, and of
Dame ANNE DeCap PLANNE, a native of St. Agnet, Archbishopric of Turier
in Berne with Dame FRANCOISE LAURENCE LE BLANC, widow of JOSEPH CHAUVIN
DELERY, a resident of the Chapitoulas. Signing as witness for Sieur ST.
AGNET, at this act - Monsieur de BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the Military
Order of St. Louis, Governeur of this Province, Chevalier de LEOBOY,
SALMON, Judge of the Superior Council of this Province, de NOYAN, BENAC,
MEMBREDE, Captain of the Troops. And for the Demoiselle LE BLANC Widow
DELERY - Mr. NICOLAS CHAUVIN de la FRENIERE, Counsellor Judge of this
Province, her brother-in-law, Mr. FLEURIAU. ....of the Ring, her cousin,
EDME de la (FRENIERE) her brother-in-law and Mademoiselle DENOYAN. A
promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Church. Signing - The Chevalier DE ST. AIGNET, LORANCE LEBLANC,
BIENVILLE, LEUBOY, DENOYAN SALMON, LE BLANC de la LOIRE, FAUCON
DUMANOIR, HELEN FASENDE, LAFRENIERE, Widow LEFEBVRE, FAZENDE, The
Chevalier D'ORGON, DELERY, FLEURIAU, JOUSSET LA LOIRE, SALMON, MEMBREDE,
DE BENAC, MALBEC de LIVILLIERS, BRANTIN, ROUMIER, SIMARS de BELLILE, Aid
to the Major, CHALLINETTE DUMANOIR, COUSTILHAS, NOYAN, FAUCON Widow
DELERY, HENRY Notary. Next Record May 5, 1738 ANDRE SENAN, son of JEAN
SENAN and of MARGUERITE MARSSINE, his father and mother, a native of
Pamperk (?) Electorate of Main in Germany, widower of MAGDELAINE CHEMIT
with MARIANNE VALLOT, minor daughter of GABRIEL VALLOT and of JEANNE
MERVY, her father and mother, a native of Isle de Batz of Brittany.
Provisions made for the minor daughter of ANDRE SENAN, MARIE FRANCOISE
SENAN, aged about four months. Signing for the named SENAN - LOUIS WILS,
tavern keeper of New Orleans, GASPARD BELOME, CAILLIER. And for the lady
VALOT - COUNARD, a German, LOUIS BEMIAUD, a Swiss Sergeant, a friend of
her parents. Signing - FRANCOIS GALLOT, ROUMIER, BEMAUD, COUNARD, MARIE
ANNE VALLO, WILTZ, COUNAR, PALLUO, + (a mark), F. GALLOT, JOHANN (? not
legible) CINAIN, HENRY, Notary. Note: In the St. Louis Cathedral
Baptismal Registers, the above named future groom signs in German
script, and appears to be JOHANN CENAIN in one record, and JUHAN CINAIN
in others. Next Record May 8, 1738
JULLIEN GAUTIER, son of MICHEL GAUTIER and of MICHELLE RUHARD, his
father and mother, a native of Lapenty, Bishopric of A....... in the
Province of Normandy, now a resident of this City with ANGELIQUE REVE
daughter of JEAN REVE and of ELIZABETH LEMOYNE, her father and mother, a
native of Paris, Parish of St. Mei.... widow of THOEDORE ROBIN called
LANOIX. Both parties have given their mutual consent with friends and
parents present. Signing for the named GAUTIER - Sieur M....LeNOMMAND,
Judge of the Council, NICOLAS GUIDON, his friend ant a friend of his
parents. Ant for the name REVE - LOUIS BOURBON, LOUIS BROUET, her
friends ant friends of her parents. A promise that this marriage will be
solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing -
ANGELIQUE RAIVE, BROUET, BOURBON, LENORMAND ROUMIER, GUIDON, F. GALLOT,
HENRY, Clerk. This tone at New Orleans July 5, 1738 /s/ Fleuriau. Next
Record July S. 1738 JULIAN GAUTIER son of MICHEL GAUTIER and of MICHELLE
RUHUARD, his father and mother a native of Lapenty, in the Province of
Normandy with
ANGELIQUE REVE, daughter of the deceased JEAN REVE and of ELIZABETH
LEMOYNE her father and mother, a native of Paris, Parish of St. M.. (?)
widow of the deceased THEODORE ROBIN called LANOIX. In absence of his
deceased parents, Acting for the named GAUTIER, Sieur MARIN LENORMAND,
clerk of the Superior Council and NICOLAS GUEDON, his friends and
friends of his deceased parents. And for the named REVE - LOUIS BOURBON
and LOUIS BROUET, her friends and friends of her deceased parents. A
promise that this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy and Roman
Apostolic Catholic Church. The future spouse declares he cannot sign and
those signing ANGELIQUE REVE, BROUET, BOURBON, LENORMAND, ROUMIER,
GUIDON, F. GALLOT, HENRY. Notary. Marginal note - Executed at New
Orleans, July 5, 1738 /s/ FLEURIAU. Next Record July 6, 1738 Recorded
March 3, 1742 FRANCOIS ARNAUD, son of JEAN ARNAUD ant of MARIE TRUDEAU,
with the consent of the named JEAN ARNAUD with HELENE PELLEFRESNE,
daughter of ROBERT PELLEFRESNE and of CECILE ANCELLE, widow in a second
Nuptial of JEAN REVEL A promise this marriage to be solemnized in the
Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Provisions made for any children
born of this marriage that they be provided for if for any reason a
dissolution of this marriage Signed in the presence of Sieur NICOLAS
ROUSSEAU, PIERRE ROY, HUET, LOUIS ATHANAZE HELO Signing - ARNAUD, + mark
of HELENE PELLEFRESNE, JEAN ARNAUD, ROY, HELO, ROUSSEAU, HUET, HENRY,
Clerk Executed and recorded at New Orleans March 3, 1742 /s/ Fleuriau
Next Record August 1, 1738
ANDRE SIMON (SEMIN), son of the deceased JEAN SEMEN and of MARGUERITE
MARSINE, his father and mother, a native of Pamperk, Electorate of Mainz
in Germany, widower of MAGDELAINE CHEMIT with MARIE JEANNE DRAPEAU,
minor daughter of the deceased ZACARIE DRAPEAU and of MARIE PROU now
wife of GUILLAUME called SAN FACON. The two stipulating for the minor, a
native of the Lower (Coast) River, Parish of New Orleans, Bishopric of
Quebec. Having given their mutual consent, with the promise that this
marriage will be celebrated in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church.
Signing for the named SIMON - LOUIS WILS, tavern keeper at New Orleans,
GASPARD BELOME, tailor, his friends and friends of his deceased parents.
And for MARIE JEANNE DRAPEAU - BOURQUE, her step-father, MARIE PROU her
mother, JEAN PRAT, Doctor for the King in Louisiana. Signing - (the
first not too legible) JANHAN CINAN, F. GALLOT, MARIE JEANNE DRAPEAU,
MARI PROUE, ROUMIER, LOUIS WILTZ, BOLLNO, HENRY, Notary. Note: On May 5,
1738 the above named groom signed a marriage contract with MARIANNE
VALLO(T). In Baptismal Book II (17441753) of St. Louis Cathedral are
baptisms of three children born of "SIMON and VALLOT". Next Record
August 15, 1738 Sieur FRANCOIS BOYER, son of the deceased MICHEL BOYER
and of CATHERINE BOYER, his father and mother, a native of Mondragon in
Provence, Bishopric of Orange, widower of ELIZABETH PLENET with MARIE
JACOBE HENELIN, widow of ANDRE CRESMAN, native of Berne in Alsace.
Consenting for the parties were friends of their deceased parents. For
BOYER - PIERRE COUELLENS, JEAN LA PORTE and LA BOUSHERIE, his friends
and also friends of his deceased parents.
And for MARIE JACOBE - Sieur FRANCOIS SONGY, LA FRANCE and JEAN SIMON,
her friends and also friends of her deceased parents. A promise that
this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic
Church. The parties have given their consent and the consent of their
friends on this fifteenth day of this present month of August of
seventeen hundred and thirty-eight. Signing - JEAN LAPORTRE, SONGY,
CONARD, CUON, ROMAGOU, ROUMIER, HENRY, Notary. Next Record February 3,
1739 Sieur RENE PETIT, son of the deceased NICOLAS PETIT and of
FRANCOISE BERTRAND, his father and mother, a native of Quebec in Canada
with FRANCOISE LUCE, widow of FRANCOIS LA ROCHE. Parties ACTING for and
giving their consent to this marriage, their friends and friends of the
deceased spouse. For Sieur PETIT - Sieur BARTELLEMY BIMONT, FRANCOIS
JAHAN an employee of the Company of the Indies, his friends and friends
of his deceased parents.
And for Madame LUCE - JAQUES CHENIER and ELIZABETH LUCE his wife,
brother-in-law and sister to the future spouse, FRANCOIS LE MELE,
BELLEGENDRE, her friends. This marriage to be solemnized in the Holy
Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. A son of the deceased LA ROCHE and of
Madame his wife, aged about four years to be raised in the Catholic
religion - JACQUES, of the age of 18 (months ?), a quarteron negress
daughter of VOAVE to be provided for Slgnlng - FRANCOISE LUCES, CONNIE,
LeNELLE, JAPAN, BIOMT, D'AUSSEVILLE, ROUMIER, HENRY, Notary. Next Record
February 9, 1739 Sieur JAQUE JANIS, son of FRANCOIS JANIS and of SIMONNE
ROSESSIERE his father and mother, a native of Three Rivers, Archdiocese
of Quebec with MARIE BAGUETTE, daughter of the deceased BAGUETTE and of
MARIE (blank) her father and mother, a native of Biloxi. The parties
have given their mutual consent to this marriage, with the promise it
will be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. Signing
for JANIS - ANDRE VILLEUR, LE PETIT, Reverend Bather Superior of the
Jesuits and FRANCOIS ROUMIER. Signing - MARIE ANNE BAGUETTE, Le PETIT,
S.J., ROUMIER, VILLEUR, JAHAN, HENRY, Notary. Next Record February 27,
1739 Sieur PIERRE MAYEUX, a resident of Pointe Coupee, widower of MARIE
CELLIER, a native of Maintenon in Picardy, Bishopric of Amiens. with
MARIE FRANCOISE MANE, widow of LAURENT DAVID. Both parties have given
their mutual consent to this marriage, with the promise it will be
solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Catholic Church.
An agreement that all debts contracted prior to this marriage will be
paid, and that neither one will be responsible for the other's debts
incurred prior to the marriage. The future bride bring a dowry of 2000
livres plus a house in the city consisting of household furniture,
clothing, etc. A settlement is made of both parties for any future
children born of this marriage. Signing for Sieur MAYEUX - Sieur PIERRE
GERMAIN, a resident of Pointe Coupee, VALENTIN DOUBLIN a blacksmith of
this City. And signing for the lady MARIE - JEAN BARBOT and THOMAS
LEGER, her friend B. Signing - MARIE DA (she did not finish last name),
DOUBLIN, THOMAS LEGE, ROUMIER, HENRY, Notary. Next Record March 14, 1739
Monsieur PIERRE BENOIT PAYEN, Esquire, Chevalier de CHAVOY DENOYAN Aide
to the Major at the Post of Mobile, son of the deceased Messire PIERRE
JAQUE PAYEN, Sieur de NOYAN, Lord de CHAVOY, former Lieutenant of the
King's vessel, and of the deceased Dame JEANNE CATHERINE LEMOYNE, his
wife, the father and mother, a native of Fauville (?) Archdiocese of
Paris, Parish (blank) with Dame MA U E FAUCON DUMANOIR widow of the
deceased Sieur JOSEPH CHAUVIN DELERY, when living was a Lieutenant of
the Troops detached to the Marines of the Colony of Louisiana. In lieu
of parents the parties have given their consent in the presence of
friends, and signing for Sieur the Chevalier CHAVOY DENOYAN being
Monsieur de BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of St.
Louis, Governeur of this Province, his uncle, Messire GILE AUGUSTIN
PAYEN, Chevalier de NOYAN, Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of
St. Louis Major at New Orleans, his brother and Madame his wife,
sister-in-law of the named Chevalier de CHAVOY, Monsieur SALMON
Commissioner and Director, Judge of the Superior Council of this
Province, Dame MERGERY de SALMON his wife, NICOLAS CHAUVIN de la
FRENIERE of the Superior Council of this Province, Monsieur SIMAR de
BELLILLE, Aide to the Major at New Orleans, his friend. And for Dame
Widow DELERY, JEAN BAPTISTE FAUCON DUMANOIR, Agent of the Company of the
Indies her father, Monsieur Sieur de la FRENIERE uncle of the named
lady, Sieur JAQUE HUBERE BELAIR her cousin, Sieur JOSEPH CHAUVIN DELERY,
Sieur NICOLAS CHAUVN de BOISELIER brother of the deceased and
brother-inlaw of the lady, Sieur JAQUE LIVAUDAIS, Captain of the Port
cousin of the named lady and his wife, and her friends LOUIS LE BRETTON,
Demoiselle CBA W IN de la FRENIERE. A promise that the son of the future
bride JEAN BAPTISTE JOSEPH DE LERY shall be raised in the Catholic
religion provided for. Signing - Ch. de CHAVOY, BIENVILLE, SALMON, MA U
E FAUCON Widow DELERY, J. B. FAUCON DUMANOIR, LAFRENIERE, NOYAN, MERGERY
SALMON, FAUCON de NOYAN, SIMARS de BELLILE, witness, CHATINETTE
DUMANOIR, BELLAIR, DEMOUY, ENOUL de BELLILE, BABIN LIVAUDAIS, LEBLANC de
STAIGNET, ROUMIER, HOUBER, HENRY, Notary. Notation that the marriage was
recorded in the Register on the 4th day of April of 1739. Signed Henry,
Notary. Next Record April 1, 1739 Sieur MATHURIN CENDRET, Chief surgeon
of the Marines at Rochefort, now residing in this Colony, Province of
Louisiana, son of the deceased Sieur HENRY CEDRET, a merchant, and of
Dame ANNE MACON, his father and mother, a native of Rochefort, Parish of
St. Louis Bishopric of La Rochelle with Demoiselle MARIE JOSEPHE
CARRIERE, minor daughter of the deceased Sieur FRANCOIS CARRIERE and of
Dame FRANCOISE JALLOT her father and mother, a native of Mobile
Bishopric of Quebec. Stipulating for the minor being her mother Dame
JALLOT who with Sieur JOSEPH CARRIERE her uncle and her tutor. Signing
for Sieur CENDRET - Monsieur de BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the Royal and
Military Order of St. Louis, Governeur of this Province, Monsieur de
SALMON paymaster and Judge of this Province, Madame de SALMON his wife,
Monsieur LOUIS PRAT, physician, and botanist at the hospital of the King
in this Province, Sieur PHILIPE LEFEVRE, Chief surgeon of the Troops of
the Regiment of Karrer of this Colony, his friends and friends of his
deceased parents. And for the lady Demoiselle CARRIERE, minor daughter
of Dame FRANCOISE ALLOT her mother, Sieur JOSEPH CARRIERE her uncle,
Madame MARGUERITE TREPAGNIER of Sieur CARRIERE the aunt, Sieur JOSEPH
CARRIERE MALOZE also her uncle, Sieur JACQUE'S de LIVAUDAIS and Madame
his wife step-sister of the future spouse, Sieur TIXERAN and Madame his
wife, previously the widow of Sieur ANDRE CARRIERE uncle of the
Demoiselle, 1 de LIVAUDAIS stepsister, Dame de BELLILLE and Demoiselle
CARRIERE her cousins. Also signing for the future groom - Sieur BROUTIN
Engineer of the King and Dame LEMAIRE his wife, Monsieur d la FRENIERE,
Raguet of the Superior Council of this Province, friends of his and of
his parents. Succssion was opened on the deceased Sieur FRANCOIS
CARRIERE, father of the future bride, September 8, 1738, and provisions
made for her. The parties consent to this marriage and promise it will
be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic Church. Signing - FRANCOIS
ROUMIER, witness, CENDRET, JOSEPH CARRIERE, CARRIERE, BIENVILLE, SALMON,
SALMON, LIVAUDAIS, CARRIERE, TIXERRANT, de LIVAUDAIS, MARIE TIXERRANT,
P. LEFEBVRE, ENOUL de BELLILE, SIMARD de BELLILE, BROUTIN, PRAT,
LAFRENIERE, MARIE ANNE LE MARIE BROUTIN, MARIE CARRIERE, RAGUET, CORBIN
RAGUET, MARIANNE CARRIERE, FRANCOISE de VILLEMONT, ROUMIER, CHAUVIN
LAFRENIERE, LAFRENIERE, (illegible signature) and HENRY, Notary.
Notation - Entered in the Superior Council Register, Folio 42, April 4,
1739. 80 Next Record April 25, 1739
Sieur FRANCOIS LOUIS JEAN CAUE, guard of the King's warehouse, son of
the deceased Sieur FRANCOIS CAUE, old (?) at Calais and of Dame ANNE
GONDOLFE his father and mother a native of the City of Calais, Parish of
Notre Dame, Bishopric of Boulogne with Demoiselle FRANCOISE de VILLEMONT
daughter of the deceased Sieur HENRY MARTIN de MIRREBAISE, Esquire,
Sieur de VILLEMONT and of Dame ANTOINETTE FOURCIER, her father and
mother, a native of Valle, Bishopric of Poitiers. The Dame FOURCIER
stipulates for her minor daughter. Signing for the named CAUE - Monsieur
de SALMON Commissioner and paymaster, Judge of the Superior Council of
this Province, Madame de SALMON his wife, Monsieur DeNOYAN, Chevalier of
the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, Major at New Orleans and
Madame his wife Monsieur RAGUET of the Superior Council of this
Province, Mr. PRAT physician for the King, a resident of this Colony,
Sieur LE BRETTON, chief scribe of the Marines and his wife, Sieur ROUX
Captain in the Navy at LaRochelle, at present in this Port, Sieur
GAUTREAU, guard of the King's warehouse at New Orleans, Sieur DIEDRICK,
Officer of the Swiss Troops under KARRE's Concession in this Colony,
Sieur TIXERRANT, Major of the Militia and Madame his wife, Sieur
FRANCOIS ....GUERAUX of the Company of the Indies, SENET an employee of
the Bureau of the Company, his friends and also of his deceased parents.
And for the Demoiselle de VILLEMONT - Dame ANTOINETTE FOURCIE, widow de
VILLEMONT, her mother, Sieur de KERNION, Demoiselle ANTOINETTE de
VILLEMONT his wife and sister of the named Demoiselle, Monsieur de
BIENVILLE Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis and
Governeur of this Province, The Chevalier de LOUBOY of the Royal and
Military Order of St. Louis, The King's Lieutenant in this Province,
Monsieur S(?)ENAULS d'HAUTERIVE Chevalier of the Royal and Military
Order of St. Louis, Captain of the Marine Troops in this Colony and
Madame his wife, Sieur CLAUDE VILLAR duBREUIL contractor of the
foundations and fortifications of the King, Captain of the Militia of
this Colony, his friends and friends of his deceased parents. The
parties give their mutual consent with the promise this marriage to be
solemnized in the Holy Roman Catholic Church. Signing - CAUE, BIENVILLE,
FRANCOISE de VILLEMONT, CAUE RIVARD, DE KERNION HUCHET, SALMON, MERGERY
SALMON, LOUBOEY, JEANNE de KERNION, d'HAUTRIVE, d'HAUTRIVE, Chevalier,
DE DIEDERICH, PREVOST, SENET, DUSIAU, DENOYAN, TIXERRANT, NOYAN,
DuBREUIL, Sr., MA U E TIXERRAN, MARIE CARRIERE, PIERRE ROUX, MA U E ANNE
CARRIERE, CARRIERE CENDRET, JAHAN, LEBRETTON, LE BRETONT, CENDRET,
GAUTRELLE, DESTREHAN, Widow CARRIERE, MARIE DuBREUIL, DuBREUIL, Jr.,
DELACHAISE DUBREUIL, DUMONT, DARENSBOURG de la CHAISE, ROUMIER, HENRY,
Notary. Inventory given and signed - CAUE, FRANCOISE de VILLEMONT CAUE.
Next Record April 30, 1739
Sieur FRANCOIS GOUDEAU Chief surgeon at the Post of Natchitoches, son of
the deceased Sieur CHARLES GOUDEAU and of Dame MARIANNE DERNY his father
and mother, a native of LaRochelle, Parish of St. Remy, Bishopric of
LaRochelle with
Demoiselle MARIE PASCAL daughter of the deceased Sieur JEAN PASCAL when
living Master of the vessel of the Company of the Indies and of Dame
ELIZABETH REAL (?) now the wife of Sieur FRANCOIS MARIN, a native of New
Orleans, Parish of St. Louis, Bishopric of Quebec. The parties have
given their mutual consent in the presence of parents and friends, with
the promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Church. Signing for Sieur GOUDEAU - Sieur JAQUE de la CHAISE,
Sieur BELEGUE (?), Monsieur de SALMON, at Natchitoches, Monsieur
TRENAUNAY, Director of the Concession, Monsieur P....DAVENAIS, Monsieur
OZENNE Counsellor of the King, his friends and friends of his parents.
And for the Demoiselle - Dame REAL, wife of MARIN, her mother, the
reform Captain of the Navy, MARIE FRANCOISE and Dame MARIE REAL, being
residents of Mobile. The promise that this marriage will be solemnized
in the Holy Roman Church as required. Done at New Orleans May 2, 1739
/s/ Fleuriau. Signing - F. GOUDEAU, MARIE PASCAL DELACHAISE, MARIN,
TRENAUNAY CHAUFRET, OZENNE, ROUMIER, SALMON, SAURAINT, HENRY, Chief
Clerk of the Superior Council, Notary. Next Record June 8, 1739 Sieur
PIERRE DUCODER, Esquire, Lieutenant of the Infantry of this Colony, son
of the deceased Monsieur BERTRAND DUCODER of the Superior Council of
Grenoble and of the deceased Dame SUZANNE DELACROIX his father and
mother, a native of St. Simphonien of Anjou .... Archdiocese of Vienne
with
Demoiselle JEANNE LABBE, minor daughter of the deceased JEAN LABBE and
of Dame CATHERINE ALLARD her father and mother a native of New Orleans,
Bishopric of Quebec. Dame ALLARD stipulating for her minor daughter.
This act done in the presence of parents and friends who have signed as
witnesses. Signing for DECODER - Monsieur De BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the
Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, Governeur of this Province,
Monsieur de SALMON Commissioner and paymaster, Judge of the Superior
Council of this Province and his wife, Monsieur de DUCODER Chevalier of
the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, Lieutenant of the Ring in
this Province, Monsieur de MONBREDE, Captain of the . detached to the
Marines, his brother, Sieur PAUL DUVERNAY his friends and friends of his
father. And for the named LABBE, Dame CATHERINE ALLARD her mother, Sieur
PIERRE DELYLE called DUPARC, tutor for the minor and JEAN LABBE her
brother. A promise this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman
Church. Signing - PIERRE DUCODERRE, JEANNE LABBE, LAURENCE LABBE, JEAN
LABBE, BIENVILLE, PIERRE MAYEUX, TRENAUNAY CHANFRET, SALMON, LEMELLE,
JAHAN, MEMBREDE; ROUMIER, LOUBOEY, HENRY, Notary. This present act of
marriage placed in the Register by the Chief Clerk, done at New Orleans
August 20, 1739. /S/ Fleuriau Next Record June 14, 1739 Sieur JEAN
BAPTISTE LAPIERRE, a wig maker of New Orleans, son of the deceased Sieur
CLAUDE LaPIERRE and of the deceased ANNE CASTERELLE his father and
mother, a native of Savoy in Basseguy (?) Bishopric of Langres in
Champagne with
Demoiselle MARIE JOSEPH ROY minor daughter of Sieur LOUIS ROY and the
deceased MARGUERITE DUMAINE her father and mother, a native of Detroit,
Bishopric of Canada. Having received their mutual consent with a promise
this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Church done in the
presence of friends and relatives. Signing for the Demoiselle ROY -
Sieur her father, Sieur NICOLAS ADAM called BLONDIN her brother-in-law,
Mr. JEAN de REYTES Doctor of medicine, Sieur CLAUDE REYNAUD her friends.
Signing for LAPIERRE - Sieur ANTOINE AUFRERE and YZAAC POISAT. Signing -
NICOLAS ADAM, AUFRERE, LAPIERRE, REYTES, HUGUALT, AUSGUERY, PIGUERY,
POISAT, HENRY, Notary. Next Record June 16, 1739 CHARLES de LAVERGNE,
Lieutenant on half-pay, of this Province of Louisiana, son of Mr. PIERRE
de LAVERGNE, Counsellor at Chatelet of Paris, and of Dame ELIZABETH
BILLET his father and mother, a native of Paris, Parish of St. Eustache
with
Demoiselle MARIE JOSEPH CARRIERE, minor daughter of the deceased Sieur
ANDRE CARRIERE and of Dame MARGUERITTE HARLUT her father and mother, a
native of Mobile, Bishopric of Quebec. The named Dame MARGUERITTE HARLUT
now wife of Sieur LOUIS TIXERRANT being present. Consenting for the
minor being Sieur JOSEPH CARRIERE her uncle and tutor. Consenting on the
part of the named Sieur de LAVERGNE, Mr. de BIENVILLE, Chevalier of the
Royal and Military Order of St. Louis, Governor of this Province,of
Louisiana, Mr. de SALMON, Commissioner of the Marines of this Province
and Madame his wife, Mr. DIRON DARTAGUETTE, Chevalier of the Roy l and
Military order of St. Louis, Commandant at Mobile, Mr. BELLUGA Captain
of the King's vessel, Mr. DeVILLER FRANSSURE, Lieutenant, Commander of
the King's vessel, Mr. DeMORVILLE also a Lieutenant of the King's
vessel, presently of this Colony, his friends and friends of his
deceased parents. And for the named Demoiselle MARIE JOSEPH CARRIERE,
Sieur and Dame TIXERRANT her step-father and her mother, Sieur JOSEPH
CARRIERE her uncle and tutor, Sieur JACQUES CARRIERE also her uncle,
Dame FRANCOISE JALLOT widow CARRIERE, aunt of Demoiselle MARIE
MARGUERITTE CARRIERE, her sister, Sieur LOUIS TIXERRANT her brother, Mr.
and Madame de LIVAUDAIS her cousin, Mr. and Madame CENDRET, Mr. and
Madame deMUZANT also a cousin, Mr. the Chevalier de LOUBOY, of the Royal
and Military Order of St. Louis, Mr. de GAUVRY Chevalier of the Royal
and Military order of St. Louis, Captain of the Infantry of the Marines,
Mr. D'AUTHERIVE, Chevalier of the Royal and Military Order of St. Louis,
Mr. de BELISLE, Mr. BOBE DESCLOSEAUX, comptroller of the Marines, Mr.
DUBREUIL VILLARS. contractor for the King's fortifications in this
Colony. This marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Church. This document collated and entered in the minutes of
the Royal Notary, at New Orleans on the 17 of June of 1768. /s/ Garic,
Notary. Next Record October 30, 1739
JAQUE FORCADE, cooper, son of DANIEL FORCADE and of ...... SOLNAN, his
father and mother, a native of Th....in Agenois, Bishopric of Agen with
MARIE DOLLET daughter of the deceased ETIENNE DOLLET and of the deceased
GILLETTE ROULLEN (?), widow of PIERRE PUGEOL. Stipulating for Mr.
FORCADE - Monsieur DURIUAGE and Sieur BARBOT, his friends. And for the
lady DOLLET - THOMAS LEGER and Madame MEUNIER, also her friends. They
promise this marriage will be solemnized in the Holy Roman Apostolic
Catholic Church. Signing - TOMAS LEVER, DURIUAGE, JAHAN, ROUMIER and
HENRY, Notary. Record very faded. Next Record December 14, 1739
NICOLAS PIERRE CARCO son of the deceased PIERRE CARCO and of the
deceased CATHERINE VESSEN (?) native of Dunkirk, Bishopric of (blank),
Parish of (blank) with MARIE JOSEPH TARARE widow of the deceased NICOLAS
BOURGEOIS. Both parties consent to this marriage in the presence of
witnesses and stipulating for CARCO, Sieur FRANCOIS BRUNET, a
blacksmith, PIERRE CALAIS and LaPIERRE friends of the nsmed CARCO. And
for the lady TARARE - GASPARD MIKEL, brother-in-law of the lady, and
tutor of her minor child by BOURGEOIS, NICOLAS CHRISTINA, her friend.
Both parties have given their consent to this contract with the promise
this marriage to be solemnized in the Holy Roman Catholic Church.
LAURENT and GEORGE BOURGEOIS to be provided for until they reach the age
of eighteen years. Also witnessing this act ANTONIO REBOULS, (titled
Don), Don JOSEPH DE LA PLACE and Don LUIS LORAN P...ENTER, LEONARDO
MAZANGE, Counselor. Note: The fifth page of this document is in the
Spanish language. Signing - MARIE JOSEPH TARA, CHRISTISK, PIERSETIEN,
BRUNET, GASPARD MEFRE, JAHAN, ROUMIER, HENRY, Notary. Next Record
December 26, 1739 Sieur JEAN VEILLON, carpenter, . son of age of the
deceased JAQUE VEILLON, when living also a carpenter at . and of the
deceased ROSE ARGE (not legible) his father and mother, native of St.
Martin of Rhen, Diocese of LaRochelle with Demoiselle ISABELLE LIVET
minor daughter of Sieur JAQUE LIVET now of this Colony and of the
deceased ANNE BRELLIER (? blurred) her father and mother, a native of
New Orleans Bishopric of Qubec. Stipulating for the Demoiselle LIVET,
her father Sieur LIVET in the presence of . and his daughter ELIZABETH.
This contract entered into according to the customs of Paris, in that
the property they bring into this marriage will be given to the survivor
in case of death. On the twenty-second day of March of seventeen hundred
and forty this contract was signed and authorized by the father of the
future spouse, JAQUE LIVET, her father and Demoiselle ELlZABETH LIVET
and JEAN VEILLON. Signing - CARON, LEVIET, LIVET, PRIET, LENORMAND,
ROUMIER, ELIZABETH LIVIET. This contract passed in the presence of
JAHAN, LIZABET LIVIET, ROUMIER, LIVET and HENRY, Notary. Next Record
February 26, 1740 Sieur LOUIS RICHE a resident of Pointe Coupee, son of
the deceased CLEMENT RICHE and of his wife MARIE, a native of Beaudais
(?) in Lorraine, Bishopric of Metz with
MARIE CATHERINE FREDERIC minor daughter of the deceased Sieur FREDERIC
de FRETAC when living a German surgeon, and of the deceased MARIE
CATHERINE her father and mother a native of CARLESTIN of the German
Parish, Bishopric of Quebec, being assisted by the Reverend Father of
New Orleans, the Reverend Jesuit Father and Director of Religion for the
minor CATHERINE. The Reverend Father stipulating for this minor. Both
parties agree to this contract and signing this marriage act for RICHE -
Sieur PIERRE PIGUERY, a baker of this City, GASTON BONDIT (?) Sieur
LOURANGEON, friends of her deceased parents. This present act of
marriage was recorded March 5, 1740 /8/ Fleuriau


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