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Jean Louis Gaspard (abt. 1787 - aft. 1844)

Jean Louis Gaspard aka dit Picard
Born about in Côte des Allemands, Louisiana, New Spainmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 21 Dec 1807 in St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died after after about age 57 [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 27 Aug 2009
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Jean Louis Gaspard, dit Picard was born about 1787 to Simon Michel Gaspard, dit Picard and Marie Jeanne Luque in a German settlement called Côte des Allemands, then under Spanish dominion, now known as St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, United States. [citation needed]

Marriage and Children

On December 21, 1807, Jean Louis Gaspard married Scholastique Comeau in St. Martinville, Louisiana[1]

  1. Louis Gaspard (1808)
  2. Joseph Napoleon Gaspard (1810)
  3. Marie Eugenie Gaspard (1810)
  4. Marie Melanie Gaspard (1812–1861)
  5. Marie Uranie Gaspard (1814)
  6. Marie Pauline Gaspard (1817)
  7. David Gaspard (1819)
  8. George Gaspard (1821)

In 1820 they were shown living next to his brother Charles on the census in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana.[2]

He died sometime after 1844, when he was recorded at his son David's marriage.[3]


  1. Donald J. Hébert, Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, compact disk #101 ("SWLR CD"), (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; reprints by Claitor's Publications); citing
  2. "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 October 2020), John Louis Gaspard, St Martin, Louisiana, United States; citing p. 166, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 31; FHL microfilm 181,357.
  3. "Louisiana Marriages, 1816-1906", database, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2020), Jean Louis Gaspard in entry for David Gaspard, 1844.

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