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Melanie (Gaspard) Durio (1812 - abt. 1872)

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Melanie Durio formerly Gaspard
Born in St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 25 Aug 1828 in Opelousas, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
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Biography

Birth: GASPARD, Melanie (Louis dit Picard, of lower Bayou Vermillion & Scholastique COMMEAU) b. 24 Feb. 1812, bt. 13 Oct. 1812 Pats: Simon GASPARD & Marie LUQUE; Mats: Pierre COMMEAU & Cecile LANGLOIS - of Opelousas; Spons: Marin MOUTON, represented by Francois PRIMAU & Isabelle BROUSSARD, wife of the godfather. Fr. Gabriel ISABEY (SM Ch.: v.6, #1405)
Marriage: DURIO, Simon - native of this parish (major son of Simon DURIAU & Magdelaine LANDRY) m. 25 Aug. 1828 Melanie GASPARD - native of Attakappas (minor daughter of Jean Louis GASPAR & Scolastie COMEAU) Wits: Jean Baptiste BRANT, Eugene LAVERGNE, Joseph LAVERNGE, Louis KRADER. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel.Ch.: v.1-B, p.522)[1]
Children:[1]
  1. DURIO, Felicite (Simon DURIEAU fils [Jr.] & Melanie GASPAR [GASPARD]) b. 22 May 1829, bt. 2 Feb. 1830 Spons: Eugene LAVERGNE & Cecile LANGLOIS. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.3, p.96)
  2. DURIO, Azenor (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) m. 13 Dec. 1856 Marie Alida JOUBERT (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #1542); DURIO, Orenor (Simon, pere & Melanie GASPARD) m. 13 Jan. 1857 Marie Olida JOUBERT (Opel. Ch.: v. C-2, # 96)
  3. DURIO, Cleophin (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) b. 13 April 1837 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 84)
  4. DURIO, Pierre Honore (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) b. 1 April 1839 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 144)
  5. DURIO, Simon (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) b. 12 Jan 1831 (Opel. Ch.: v. 3, p. 237);DURIO, Simon (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) m. 14 April 1853 Alexandrine DEVILLE (Opel. Ch.: v. B, #14)
  6. DURIO, Diomele (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) b. 17 July 1843 (Opel. Ch.: v.4, p.228)
  7. DURIO, Eugene (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) b. 2 April 1841 (Opel. Ch.: v.4, p. 172)
  8. DURIO, Arthemise (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) m. 25 April 1866 Lucien JOUBERT (Opel. Ch.: v. D, #208)
  9. DURIO, Felicia (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) m. 30 Dec. 1847 Pierre MOUILLE (Opel. Ch.: v.A, #157)
  10. DURIO, Octave (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) b. 10 Sept. 1845 (Opel. Ch.: v.4, p.271)
  11. DURIO, Celida (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) b. 9 May 1852 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 402)
  12. DURIO, Damon (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) b. 13 April 1854 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 419)
  13. DURIO, Horace (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) b. 16 March 1850 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 398); ?DURIO, Eraste (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) m. 3 Sept. 1872 Emma PITRE, wid. of Thomas JOHNSON (Opel. Ch.: v. E, # 187)
  14. DURIO, Omere (Simon & Melanie GASPARD) m. 1 Aug. 1865 Estelle PITRE (Opel. Ch.: v. D, # 159)
Residence (1850) St Landry, Louisiana, USA[2]
Name: Simon Durio
Age: 44
Birth Year: abt 1806
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1850: St Landry, Louisiana, USA
Family Number: 1602
Household Members:
Simon Durio 44
Melanie Durio 40
Belen Durio 19
Flavius Durio 18
Arenor Durio 16 [b. 1834 Azenor, Orenor]
Cleophin Durio 14
Homire Durio 12 [b. 1848 Omere]
Eugine Durio 10
Duomel Durio 8
Athinais Durio 6
Graeme Durio 4
Octave Durio 0
Residence (1860) Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana[3]
Name: Melanie Gaspar
Age: 45
Birth Year: abt 1815
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Saint Landry
Home in 1860: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
Post Office: Grand Coteau
Dwelling Number: 1045
Family Number: 1045
Occupation: Farmer
Real Estate Value: 1200
Personal Estate Value: 2000
Cannot Read, Write: Y
Household Members
Melanie Gaspar 45
Eugene Durieau 19
Athenaisse Durieau 12
Erald Durieau 10
Celida Durieau 6
Damont Durieau 4

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Title: Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk #101; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; CD 101
  2. Year: 1850; Census Place: St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: M432_240; Page: 75B; Image: 155
  3. Year: 1860; Census Place: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: M653_424; Page: 869; Family History Library Film: 803424


  • From myheritage.com
  • Louisiana Births and Christenings, 1811-1830; 1854-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWGN-8YL : 10 February 2018), Melanie Gaspard, 24 Feb 1812; citing St Martinville, St Martin, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 6,010,599.
  • Louisiana Marriages, 1816-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4Z3-VTY : 10 February 2018), Simon Durio and Melanie Gaspard, 25 Aug 1828; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 6,010,599.
  • Louisiana Births and Christenings, 1811-1830; 1854-1934," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWGN-476 : 10 February 2018), Melanie Gaspar in entry for Felicite Durio, 22 May 1829; citing Opelousas, Saint Landry, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 6,010,599.
  • Louisiana Marriages, 1816-1906," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4Z3-GG7 : 10 February 2018), Melanie Gaspard in entry for Pierre Mouille and Felicia Durio, 30 Dec 1847; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 6,010,601.
  • United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCJ6-JRS : 12 April 2016), Melanie Durio in household of Simon Durio, St. Landry parish, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing family 1602, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F3QJ-G2N : 10 March 2018), Melanie Gaspor in entry for Eraste Deerio, 02 Nov 1925; citing Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, certificate number 14861, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,378,867.


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Gaspard-3 and Gaspard-60 appear to represent the same person because: Same spouse
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Melanie is 20 degrees from Mary Pickford, 20 degrees from Cheryl Skordahl and 17 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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