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Pierre Laurent Dupre Jr. (1773 - 1861)

Pierre Laurent Dupre Jr.
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
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Husband of — married 24 Nov 1795 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 88 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Pierre Laurent Dupre was born about 1773. He died on February 11, 1861.[1]


DUPRE, Laurent (Laurent & Marie Josephe FONTENOT) m. 24 Nov. 1795 Marie Josephe PITRE (Francois & Marie Josephe THIBEAUDEAU - all of this Post) Wits: Francois PITRE fils, P. DUPLECHIN, Francisco LARRAMENDI, Jean HUBERT. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.60)


DUPRE, Laurent (Laurent & Marie PITRE) bt. Sunday, 2 Oct. 1796 (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.155); m. 28 Dec. 1819 Caroline DAVID - native of this parish (major daughter of Baptiste & Scholastie SAVOY) (Opel.Ch.: v.1-B, p.351)

DUPRE, Francois (Laurent & Marie Josephe PITRE) bt. Sunday, 21 Feb. 1798 supplied ceremony for baptism which was previously performed at home. Pats: Laurent DUPRE & Marie Josephe FONTENAUT; Mats: Francois PITRE & Marie Josephe TIBUDEAUX; (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.194); m. 9 Nov. 1819 Anastasie RICHARD - native of this parish (major daughter of Louis & Marie Victoire DUGAS) (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.348); m. 23 May 1865 Marie Euphrasie HARGRODER (Opel. Ch.: v. D, # 151)

DUPRE, Joseph (Laurent & Marie Josephe PITRE) bt. Sunday, 13 Jan. 1800 Pats: Laurent DUPREE & Marie Josephe FONTENAUT; Mats: Francois PITRE & Marie TIBUDEAUX; (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.223); died 28 Juy 1818 at age 18 years at the home of his father after receiving the sacraments, bur. 29 July 1818 in the parish cemetery. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.1, p.171)Joseph

DUPRE, Celeste - native of this parish (minor daughter of Laurent & Marie PITRE) m. 24 Aug. 1819 Francois POIRET - Emancipated as major prior to arriving at age 21 years; native of this parish (Florantin & Chaterine BRUNET) (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.344)

DUPRE, Lise (Laurent & Marie Josephine PITTRE - inhabitants of this Parish) bt. 14 Oct. 1804 at age 2 mths. (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.338)

DUPRE, Paul 25 yrs. old (Laurent & Marie PITRE) m. 11 Jan. 1834 Azelie DAVID, 18 yrs. old (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 54)&(Opel. Ct. Hse.: OA-Ray#502)

DUPRE, Cidalise (Laurent & Marie Josephe PITTRE) bt. 22 March 1812 at age 1 mth. (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.556); m. 13 Nov. 1833 Louis Claude CHAUDE, 26 yrs. old (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 49)

Census Data

1777 Census of Opelousas Post [2], Family 43
- Laurent Dupres, age 32; 50 cattle, 3 horses, 6 hogs, 0 sheep
- Marie Fontenaut, wife, 20
- Laurent, son, 4
- Louis, son, 2
- Julie, daughter, 1
- Slaves: 2


  1. DUPRE, Laurent d. 11 Feb. 1861 at age 85 yrs. at quartier Plaisance (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 131)
  2. 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
  • Title: Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk #101; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001


  • WikiTree profile Dupre-115 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider.

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