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Francois Dupre Jr (1824 - 1885)

Francois Dupre Jr
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 25 Sep 1879 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 61 in Eunice, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Francois Dupre, Jr. was born 14 May 1824 and baptized on 19 Jun 1825. He is the son of Francois Dupre and Anastasie Richard.


Marriage (1) Felicite Idylle BERTRAND about 1842 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, USA [no marriage record found yet]
  1. DUPRE, Francois Sebastien (Francois, Jr. & Felicite Idille BERTRAND) b. 19 Jan. 1843 (Opel. Ch.: v.4, p.271)
  2. DUPRE, Paulastron (Francois, Jr. & Felicite Idille BERTRAND) b. 7 Sept. 1852 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 408); DUPRE, Polastron (Francois & Felicite BERTRAND) m. 9 Feb. 1876 Armide GUILLORY (Opel. Ch.: v. E, #219)
  3. DUPRE, Anastasie (Francois & Felicite Idille BERTRAND) b. 25 March 1865 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 216)
  4. DUPRE, Benedicte (Francois, Jr. & Felicite Edile BERTRAND) b. 22 Feb. 1859 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 92)
  5. DUPRE, Joseph Christoval (Francois & Felicite Idille BERTRAND) b. 9 Aug. 1855 (Opel. Ch.: v. 6, p. 4)
  6. DUPRE, Laurent (Francois & Felicite BERTRAND) m. 20 Nov. 1869 Evelina DUPRE (Opel. Ch.: v. E, # 83)
  7. DUPRE, Jules B. (Francois, Jr. & Felicite Adele BERTRAND) m. 1 Feb. 1872 Joachine PITRE (Opel. Ch.: v. E, # 171)
Marriage (2) Palmyre Pitre 25 Sep 1879.[2]

Census Data

United States Census, 1850 [3]
St Landry Parish, Louisiana
  1. Francois Dupre Jr, M, 24, b. Louisiana
  2. Sulodie Dupre, F, 24, b. Louisiana
  3. Sebastien Dupre, M, 7, b. Louisiana
  4. Felicien Dupre, M, 5, b. Louisiana
  5. Dupre, M, 1 month, b. Louisiana
  6. Onesida Dupre, F, 3, b. Louisiana
United States Census, 1860 [4]
Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
  1. Francois Dupre, M, 37, b. St Landry, Manager
  2. Edile Bertrand, F, 32, b. St Landry
  3. Sebastien Dupre, M, 18, b. St Landry, Laborer
  4. Phelicien Dupre, M, 16, b. St Landry, Laborer
  5. Laurant Dupre, M, 13, b. St Landry
  6. Paul Dupre, M, 11, b. St Landry
  7. Christoval Dupre, M, 7, b. St Landry
  8. Benedic Dupre, M, 3, b. St Landry
United States Census, 1870 [5]
Ward 5, St Landry, Louisiana
  1. Francois Dupre, M, 46, b. Louisiana, Farmer
  2. Felicite Dupre, F, 45, b. Louisiana, Keeping house
  3. Polastron Dupre, M, 17, b. Louisiana
  4. Christoval Dupre, M, 15, b. Louisiana
  5. Anastasie Dupre, F, 5, b. Louisiana
  6. Thomas J Coley, M, 11, b. Louisiana
  7. John W Coley, M, 14, b. Louisiana
  8. James H Coley, M, 8, b. Louisiana
  9. Elizabeth Coley, F, 37, b. Alabama, House keeper


  1. Hebert, Rev. Donald J., "Southwest Louisiana Records (1750 - 1900)". Rayne, LA: Hebert Publications, 1999-2000. CD 101.
    • DUPRE, Francois (Francois & Anastasie RICHARD) b. 14 May 1824, bt. 19 June 1825 Pats: Laurent DUPRE & Marie PITTRE; Mats: Louis RICHARD & Marie DUGAS; Spons: Francois POIRET & Celeste DUPRE. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.318)
  2. Title: Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk #101; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; CD 101; Personal Copy.
    • DUPRE, Francois (Francois & Anastasie RICHARD) m. 25 Sept. 1879 Palmyre PITRE, wid. of C. SAVOIE (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 518); PITRE, Palmyre wid. of SAVOIE (Pierre & Celeste VIGE) m. 25 Sept. 1879 Francois DUPRE (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 518)
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Francois Jr Dupre, St. Landry parish, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing family 1556, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.)
  4. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), Francois Dupre, 1860.
  5. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Francois Dupre, Louisiana, United States; citing p. 135, family 191, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,029.

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