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Rosalie Comeau (1809 - abt. 1890)

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Rosalie "Feline" Comeau aka Comeaux, Girouard, Giroire, Giroir
Born in Assumption, Orleans Territory, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 5 Mar 1832 in Plattenville, LA, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
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Rosalia Felina Commaux (Rosalie Feline Comeau), daughter of Pierre Paul Comeaux, was born 11 September 1809 and christened 6 May 1810 in the Assumption church in Plattenville, Louisiana. Though a French-speaking Acadian, her name was given the Spanish spelling by the Spanish church officials in Baton Rouge.[1]
Rosalie married Auguste Joseph GIROUARD 5 Mar 1832 in Plattenville, Assumption, Louisiana[2]
Please see husband's profile for a list of children.
Residence (1850) Terrebonne, Louisiana, USA[3]
Note: first born child Rosalie Augustine b. 1833 isn't listed.1
Auguste Giroir 45
Rosalie Giroir 40
Augustin Giroir 16 [1834]2
Firmin Giroir 15 [1835]3
Jean bte Giroir 13 [1837]4
Marie Giroir 11 [1839]5 Marie Rosa
Victorine Giroir 7 [1843]6
Eveline Giroir 4 [1846]7
Josephine Giroir 2 [1848]8
Residence (1860) Ward 12, Terrebonne, Louisiana[4]

NOTE: The first 6 children aren't on this census: Rosalie Augustine, Augustin, Firmin, Jean Baptiste, Marie Rose & Victorine.

Auguste Giroir 54
Rosalie Giroir 50
Eveline Giroir 14 [1846] Coralie?
Josephine Giroir 10 [sic 1848]
Odile Giroir 8 [1851] [sic really 1850] 9
Odilia Giroir 8 [1851] [sic really 1850]10
She is believed to have died about 1890 in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana.
The Giroir, Girouard, Commaux, Comeau, Simoneau, Simoneaux family lines (among many others) are well documented in the works of Alfred Robichaux, Rev. Donald Hebert, and Stephen A. White as well as the Baton Rouge Church of Diocese and the Acadians in Gray (which is available online).


  1. "Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records"; Catholic Church; Vol 3, 1804-1819; Contains Baptismal, marriage and burial entries taken from some 46 registers housed in the Archives of the Diocese of Baton Rouge; p. 222
    Text: COMMEAUX, Rosalia Felina (Pedro & Clemencia SIMONAUX) bn. 11 Sept. 1809,. bt. 6 May 1810, spo. Simon Simonaux, grandfather and Rosalia Hebert (ASM-6, 176)
  2. "Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records"; Catholic Church; Vol 5, 1830-1839; Contains Baptismal, marriage and burial entries taken from some 46 registers housed in the Archives of the Diocese of Baton Rouge p. 263. Heading: GIROIR also GIROUARD
    Auguste (Francois and Madeleine LEBLANC) m. 5 Mar. 1832 Rosalie Commaux (Pierre, decd. and Clemence SIMONEAU) wit: Eustache Comau, bro. of bride; Joseph Moise; Francois Giroir, his father; Rosemond Simoneau, uncle (ASM-7,205)
  3. Year: 1850; Census Place: Terrebonne, Louisiana; Roll: M432_241; Page: 339B; Image: 189
  4. Year: 1860; Census Place: Ward 12, Terrebonne, Louisiana; Roll: M653_425; Page: 9; Family History Library Film: 803425

Louisiana, Marriages, 1718-1925. Acadians in Gray: Appendices "Girouard/Giroir" Acadians in Gray: Appendices "Comeaux"

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