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Felicite Cormier (abt. 1765 - 1826)

Felicite Cormier aka Babineau
Born about in Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1786 in St. Martin Parish, LAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Lafayette, Louisianamap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Jul 2014
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Joseph Cormier is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinville, Louisiana Plaque 2 Right. Listed with him is Marguerite Saulnier, his wife; their three daughters Susanne, Marie Louise & Felicite and his brother Michel Cormier.[1]

Born c1765, daughter of Joseph CORMIER & Marguerite SONNIER; twin sister of Marie-Louise, sister of Susanne;

Married, age 20, Julien-Joseph BABINEAUX, called Joseph, son of Louis-Charles BABINEAUX & his second wife Anne GUILBEAU, c1785, Atakapas, now St. Martinville;

CORMIER, Felixe spouse of Joseph BABINOT died 1 Aug. 1826 at age 60 years; buried 2 Aug. 1826 in the church cemetary (Laf. Ch.: v.2, p.23 #67) [2]

BABINEAUX, Joseph m. Felicite CORMIER In Succ. of Felicite CORMIER dated 3 March 1827 (Laf. Ct.Hse.: Succ.#105). [3]

Census Data

1777 Census of Opelousas Post [4], Family 109
- Joseph Cormier, age 37; 150 cattle, 15 horses, 20 hogs, 0 sheep
- Anne Michel, wife, 44
- Thomas, son, 14
- Jean, son, 12
- Hunailet, son, 5
- Joseph, son, 1
- Susanne, daughter, 13
- Felicitee, daughter, 10
- Louise, daughter, 10
- Clemence, daughter, 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; Personal copy in possession of Girouard-4019. p. 15.
  2. Source: #S1
  3. Source: #S1
  4. Winston De Ville, Southwest Louisiana Families in 1777: Census Records of Attakapas and Opelousas Posts (Ville Platte, Louisiana, 1987) citing Papeles Procedentes de Cuba, at the General Archives of the Indies in Seville, Spain; legajo 2358, folios 258 -300
  • Source: S1 Author: Rev. Donald J. Hebert Title: Southwest Louisiana Records


In Opelousas census, 1766, unnamed, one of the 2 girls in the household of Joseph CORMIER;
In Opelousas census, 1771, unnamed, age 3, with widowed father & sisters;
In Opelousas census, 1777, called Felicitee, age 10, with father, stepmother, 2 stepbrothers, & 5 full siblings;

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