Queries September 1998

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BOUTIN, LEGER, SAVOY posted by Myra Guidry Clay Email: MYVER@aol.com on Saturday, September 19, 1998

I have the marriage of Marguerite BOUTIN to Michel LEGER 19 June 1787 but no date of her marriage to Jean SAVOY. Does anyone have that? I am not sure what the order of her husbands was but she is called "single" at her marriage to LEGER. Thanks for any help.

BERGERON, BLANCHARD, MARKS posted by Philip Spainhour Email: pspain@conterra.com on Saturday, September 19, 1998

I'm searching for any marriage or family inf. on Caliste MARKS and Marie Denise BERGERON.Known to be living near Grand Coteau. Two known Children: Alicia born 01/01/1857 Felicia born 01/15/1860. Caliste MARKS died 10/02/1860. and Marie Denise BERGERON remarried Paul? BLANCHARD. per 'Southwest Louisiana Records' by Rev. Hebert Thanks,

JEANSONNE, JOHNSON, PITRE, RIDER, RITTER, RYDER posted by Cecil Breaux Email: brosky@bellsouth.com on Saturday, September 19, 1998

seeking parental or other information regarding Aurelien JEANSONNE, spouse of Celeste PITRE and father of Estelle JEANSONNE. Estelle Jeansonne married Jeff Jefferson RIDER (RYDER, RITTER,etc..) in 1876 in Opelousas, La.

BALDWIN, COVINGTON, TAYLOR, WILLIAMS posted by Donna Hunter Email: DHunter365@aol.com on Saturday, September 19, 1998

Does anyone have information on a BALDWIN family of St. Landry Parish whose only child Isaac BALDWIN Jr., died in 1845, unmarried, parents deceased. He left a cousin, Albert COVINGTON, a tract of land and the rest of his large estate to his slave, Laura TAYLOR. He asked that all be sold and the money go to Laura. He emancipated both Laura and her husband William TAYLOR. The will was contested and I have been told by the New Orleans Library that a copy of the succession would cost over $300. The will was contested by Isaac's aunts and uncles - siblings of his mother (children of Nathanial WILLIAMS of Rockingham Co., NC. I would like to contact someone who knows about this estate settlement.

CAPPS, GARDNER, NORTON posted by John William Coffey II Email: jcoffey@ncmamail.dcr.state.nc.us on Saturday, September 19, 1998

Seeking information on the family of Thomas GARDNER (1787-1844), his wife Mary NORTON (1797-1853), their daughter Mary GARDNER (1830-1870), and her husband James Allen CAPPS (1825-1870), all of Washington, LA.

ROUGEAU, THOMASSEE posted by M. Thomassee Email: fuse@acadian.net on Saturday, September 19, 1998

Late 1800's: I am searching for any and all information on an Ozeme THOMASSEE, Mary ROUGEAU, their children and their parents. Mary ROUGEAU was the daughter of Severin ROUGEAU, a native of this parish. Any information, no matter how insignificant is deeply requsted.

GOUGE, MILLER posted by L Hawthorne Email: FRITZ3560@aol.com on Saturday, September 19, 1998

I'm looking for information on Thomas J. MILLER. He lived in St. Landry between 1886 and 1900. He was married to Julia GOUGE in 1886.

MIRE, TOUCHET posted by Sarah Touchet Email: sarah@rose.net on Saturday, September 19, 1998

Searching for parents of Martin TOUCHET-b-8-11-1884, d-4-11-1975, married a Eumea MIRE, Daughter of Upahanse MIRE. Martin's father was John TOUCHET. Any one having informaton on John or Martin Please contact me at sarah@rose.net

FUSELIER, GOUDEAU posted by Morris Fuselier, III Email: mrhfuse@swbell.net on Saturday, September 19, 1998

I am interested in the relatives of my grandfather, Maurice FUSELIER, who married a GOUDEAU and moved to the Lake Charles area in the early 1900's

GOUDEAUX, SANCHEZ, TRICHEL posted by Debra Couey Email: tcouey@internet1.net on Saturday, September 19, 1998

Searching for any information on a Joseph G. TRICHEL who resided in St. Landry Parish. Had 2 sons, Leonard, born abt. 1895 and Lezzie, born abt 1894 around the town of Opelousas. Mother was Emma or Irma GOUDEAUX whose relatives resided in Eunice. Joseph was married again and had a daughter named Rose or Rosa who married a man with the last name of SANCHEZ. Joseph and family also resided in Natchitoches Parish. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

CLAY, DEVILLIER posted by Myra Guidry Clay Email: MYVER@aol.com on Saturday, September 19, 1998

John CLAY married Adelaide Coulon DEVILLIERS in Opelousas, LA in 1839. Need information on his place of birth, parents or anything about their married life together. They had three children, Charles, Aimee and Francoise. John left abruptly around 1845. Need information before his marriage and after he left St. Landry Parish. Is anyone else researching this couple?

FONTENOT posted by Clare Cormier Email: pccc@bellsouth.net on Saturday, September 19, 1998

Looking for information on the Theogene FONTENOT family. If anyone knows anything concerning the FONTENOT's, please let me know. Thank you! Clare Cormier

MCKINNEY, WHITE posted by Maude Ann Gilmore Email: mag42@airmail.net on Wednesday, September 23, 1998

I am looking for information on Benjamin Rogers WHITE and his wife Eliza MCKINNEY WHITE. They arrived in Opelousas from Franklin, TN c1859. Would like to share info.

COKER, HUDSON, SNODDY posted by Jennifer Wathen Email: dakota@tecinfo.com on Saturday, September 26, 1998

Seeking information on John COKER, b. 1824, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. John might have been the son of the John COKER who married Sally HUDSON, 25 March, 1836, in Opelousas. The John b. in 1824, was in Rapides Parish by at least 1850. He married 1st - Mary ?, and they had 4 children: Sarah, Jane, Sidney W., and William Bryant COKER. He married 2nd - Rosaline SNODDY, who I believe was from Avoyelles Parish. I only know of one child from this second marriage, my 2nd great-grandmother, Synthia COKER.