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Sophie Desmarets (1791)

Sophie Desmarets aka Manuel
Born in Pointe Coupee Post, Spanish Louisiana,map
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 30 Jul 1807 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 16 Sep 2009
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Biography

Sophie Desmarets, daughter of Jean Baptiste Desmarets and Magdelaine Fontenot, was born on 15 Feb. 1791 and baptized on 9 Sep. 1792. Her birth and baptism were recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]
She was from Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, but living in St. Landry Parish when she married Ursin Manuel, son of Pierre Manuel and Genevieve Albert, on 30 July 1807. Their marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church.[1]
In 1817 she was living at la pointe des Chataigners, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.[1]

Children of Ursina and Sophie

Child: Martine Manuel
Child: Pierre Ursin Manuel
Child: Ursin Pierre Manuel
Child: Lastie Ursin Manuel
Child: Jean Baptiste Ursin Pierre Manuel
Child: Francois Ursin Manuel
Child: Adelaide Manuel
Child: Caroline Ursin Manuel
Child: Sophie Mire Manuel
Child: Clara Ursin Manuel

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900) CD101. Author - Compiler: Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, 1942-2000. Publication: Hebert Publications, Rayne, LA, 2000.
    • "DESMARETS, Sophie (Jean Baptiste & Magdelaine FONTENOT) b. 15 Feb. 1791, bt. Sunday, 9 Sept. 1792 supplied ceremony for baptism which was previously performed at home. Spons: Jacob ESNELL & Marie Jeane FONTENAUT. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.106)
    • "DESMARETS, Sophie m. 30 July 1807 Ursin MANUEL (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #2)
    • "MANUEL, Ursin m. 30 July 1807 Sophie DESMARETS (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #2)
    • "MANUEL, Ursin - of this parish (dec. Pierre & Gennevieve ALBERT) m. 30 July 1807 Sophie DESMARETS - of Pointe Coupee, and living in this parish (Jean & Madeleine FONTENOT) Wits: Louis SOSSIER, Simon FONTENOT, John CHAP---. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.170)
    • "DESMARETS, Sophie - of Pointe Coupee, and living in this parish (Jean & Madeleine FONTENOT) m. 30 July 1807 Ursin MANUEL - of this parish (dec. Pierre & Gennevieve ALBERT) Wits: Louis SOSSIER, Simon FONTENOT, John CHAP---. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.170)
    • "DESMARETS, Sophie m. Ursin MANUEL, Sr. In Succ. of Ursin MANUEL, Sr. dated 15 Sept. 1851 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #1588)


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Desmaret-3 and Desmarets-4 appear to represent the same person because: Opelousas record spells the name "Desmarets"
posted by Jacqueline Girouard

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