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Magdeleine (Decuir) Barre (abt. 1755 - bef. 1836)

Magdeleine Barre formerly Decuir
Born about in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 8 Apr 1771 in Parish of Pointe Coupée, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died before before about age 81 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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DECUIR, Madlaine (Jean Decuir & Genevieve MAYEUX) bn. not given bt. 30 March 1755 spo. Antoine Patin and Madlaine Mayeux, wife of Joseph Prevost (PCP-1, 148)

DECUIR, Magdelene ( Jean, decd. & Genevieve Mayeux) m. 9 April 1771, Charles BARRE of des Anglois, res. of Opelousas (Paul & Jeanne Gerardy, decd.) wit. Pierre Decuir & Francois Mayeux (PCP-2, 105a)

Christening: 30 MAR 1755. New Roads, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, United States.

Buried Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States.


Christening: 30 MAR 1755. New Roads, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, United States.

Buried Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States.



  • Notarial Records: Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana. Pages 49-75. Barré To L. Hermité (Pte. Coupee), Power of Attorney. Recorded 21 November 1836. Transcribed and submitted to by Mike Miller.
    • "Know all men by these presents that the undersigned, heirs of the late Joseph Decuir of the State of Louisiana and Parish of Pointe Coupee deceased, by representation of their ancestor the late Magdeline Decuir deceased wife of the late Charles Barre' of the aforesaid State and Parish of St. Landry deceased, to wit".
  • Southwest Louisiana Records. Reverend Hébert.
  • Pointe Coupee Families in Colonial Louisiana: Abstracts of Civil Records 1771-1782. Laverne, Pike, and Thomas.
  • Albert deCuire Arrives in Louisiana. Randy DeCuir and Reverend Leon Lybaert. April 1996.
  • Marriage: Title: Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records


Thank you to Jennifer Moore for creating WikiTree profile DeCuir-53 through the import of Albert DeCuir Tree.ged on Jun 2, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Jennifer and others.

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Decuir-22 and DeCuir-53 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate, thanks
posted by Joseph Savoie

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