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Leon Leandre Bertrand Sr (1814 - 1870)

Leon Leandre Bertrand Sr
Born in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 22 Mar 1831 in St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 55 in Elton, Jefferson Davis, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Leandre dit Beaulieu "Leon" Bertrand, son of Joseph Francois, dit Beaulieu Bertrand and Marie Barbe Galien, was born 30 June 1814 and baptized on 27 Sep. 1814. His birth and baptism were recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas, Louisiana.[1]

He married Marie Louise Langley, daughter of John Langley and Marie Anne Olivier, on 22 March 1831 at St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

In 1850 he was living in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.[2] In 1860[3]

He died in Elton, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana before 1870.[4]


Leon Bertrand is likely related to Josephine Bertrand by DNA relatives to be added.

NL and Chelsea LaBlue 32 centimorgans shared across 1 DNA segment Estimated at 4th cousin.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Donald J. Hébert, Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, compact disk #101 ("SWLR CD"), (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; reprints by Claitor's Publications);
    • "BERTRAND, Leandre dit Beaulieu (Joseph BERTRAND dit Beaulieu - of this parish & Marie GALIEN - from Wachita) b. 30 June 1814, bt. 27 Sept. 1814 Pats: Amable BEAULIEU [or BERTRAND] - of Canada & Anastasie RIVARD - from Acadia; Mats: Joseph GALIEN - of Canada in Montreal & Marie BOUTON - of St. Charles on the Mississippi; Spons: Joseph LAFLEUR & Euphemie ROUGEAU. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.40)
    • "LANGLEY, Marie Louise (John & Mary Anne MAURICE) m. 22 March 1831 Leon BERTRAND (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #19)
    • "BERTRAND, Leon (Joseph & Marie ESLAN) m. 22 March 1831 Marie Louise LANGLEY (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #19)
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Leandre Bertrand in household of Leandre Bertrand, Calcasieu parish, part of, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States; citing family 123, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Leander Bertrand, 1860.
  4. Nancy P. Fruge & Sherry Wilson Manuel, "Liberty Cemetery, Elton, Jefferson Davis Parish, LA," at US Genweb - updated 3/24/02, a link would be appreciated.
    Note: aka Cheno, China, Hickory Flat Cemetery
    Annotations added by Nancy P. Fruge, Sherry Wilson Manuel, John A. Young, Ethel Fontenot Sacker, & Jeff Jacobs

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  • WikiTree profile Bertrand-127 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider.

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Bertrand-2107 and Bertrand-15 appear to represent the same person because: Leon laundry Bertran was my great grandfather four times
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Bertrand-15 and Bertrand-102 appear to represent the same person because: Appear to be the same person

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