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Joseph Faustin Bourke (1777)

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Joseph Faustin (Joseph) Bourke
Born in Pleurtuit, Ile et, Vilaine, Francemap
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Ambroise Bourg is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana Plaque 12 Left, La Ville d'Arcangel. Listed with Ambroise is his wife Marie Modeste Moulaison and nine of their children: Marie Victoire, Modeste Aimee, Magdelaine, Julie Therese, Isabelle, Joseph, Pelagie, Modeste and Ambroise.[1]
Joseph-Faustin BOURG, son of Ambroise BOURG & Marie-Modeste MOLAISON, born 3 Mar 1777, baptized same day at Pleurtuit, Ille-et-Vilaine [France]. Sponsors: Francois-Xavier BOURG & Marie-Victoire BOURG [his uncle and sister, age 12, probably; he has a 1st cousin named the same born nearly 4 years earlier].[2]
Jose BURKE, son of Ambrosio & Modesta MOLLIZON, married on 14 Apr 1801 to Maria LE BLANC, daughter of Olivier & Maria EBER. Witnesses: Mr. BERNARD; Vandelino PIROTH. Recorded at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Baton Rouge, LA (SJO-3, 32).[3]


  1. Title: The Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial; Author: Wall of Names Committee; Jane G. Bulliard, Chair; second edition, 2015; Bodemuller The Printer, USA; p. 43
  2. Title: Acadian Exiles in Saint-Malo, The, pt. I, vol. 1; Robichaux, Albert J.; Eunice, LA: Hebert Publications, 1981; Contains families beginning A-G; p. 128, family # 157
  3. Title: Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records; Author: Catholic Church; Vol 2, 1770-1803; Contains Baptismal, marriage and burial entries taken from some 46 registers housed in the Archives of the Diocese of Baton Rouge; pp. 169 & 474

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Rejected matches › Joseph Bourg (1775-aft.1813)

Joseph is 12 degrees from Danielle Liard, 18 degrees from Jack London and 17 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.