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Valcour Lafleur (1837 - aft. 1872)

Valcour Lafleur
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 10 Jan 1860 in St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died after after age 35 in Louisiana, USAmap [uncertain]
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Valcour Lafleur has French origins.
Valcour Lafleur is one of twins.

Biography

Valcour Lafleur was born in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana in 1837, a son of Olivier Lafleur and Celeste Fontenot, [1] and apparently the surviving twin of Valmont Lafleur.

In 1850 Valcour was counted on the census as one of seven sons with their parents in St. Landry Parish.[2]

He married Laura Celeste Boulere in St. Landry in 1856.[3]

Laura died the following year, and Valcour married again in 1860, to Susan Johnson.[4]

Known children of the marriage:
  1. Leandre Lafleur (1861)[5]
  2. Joseph Olivier Lafleur (1864-1920)[6]
  3. Prosper Lafleur (1866)[7]
  4. Laura Celeste Lafleur (1867)[8]

Susan died c.1870.

He married Lucile Young at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ville Platte, Louisiana in December 1872.[9][10]

[Possible] children of the marriage:
  1. John Amos Lafleur (1871-1946)

His death information is currently unknown.

Sources

  1. Birth: Hebert, Rev. Donald J., "Southwest Louisiana Records (1750 - 1900)," (Rayne, LA: Hebert Publications, 1999-2000) CD 101.
    • LAFLEUR, Valcour (Olivier & Celeste Pierre FONTENOT) b. 18 May 1837 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 48)
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCJD-PS1 : 22 December 2020), Valcour Lafleur in household of Oliver Lafleur, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
    Oliver Lafleur Male 53 Louisiana
    Celeste Lafleur Female 47 Louisiana
    Ovile Lafleur Male 21 Louisiana
    Homire Lafleur Male 18 Louisiana
    Octave Lafleur Male 16 Louisiana
    Valcour Lafleur Male 13 Louisiana
    Emile Lafleur Male 10 Louisiana
    Ovide Lafleur Male 8 Louisiana
    Joseph Lafleur Male 5 Louisiana
  3. Marriage License: "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJH-B3LM : 18 February 2021), Valcour Lafleur and Laura Celeste Boulere, 29 Dec 1856; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,695.
  4. Marriage License: "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJH-BHLP : 18 February 2021), Valcour Lafleur and Susan Johnson, 18 Jan 1860; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,695.
  5. "Louisiana Births and Christenings, 1811-1830, 1854-1934", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:HSRX-N3MM : 14 January 2020), Valcourt Lafleur in entry for Leandre Lafleur, 1861.
  6. "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F33K-W4P : 4 March 2021), Valcour Lafleur in entry for Joseph Olivier Lafleur, 16 Feb 1920; citing , Allen, Louisiana, certificate number 1008, State Archives, Baton Rouge; FHL microfilm 2,365,684.
  7. "Louisiana Births and Christenings, 1811-1830, 1854-1934", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWGJ-4JN : 14 January 2020), Valcour Lafleur in entry for Prosper Lafleur, 1866.
  8. "Louisiana Births and Christenings, 1811-1830, 1854-1934", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FWGN-RD7 : 14 January 2020), Valcourt Lafleur in entry for Laure Celeste Lafleur, 1867.
  9. Marriage: Hebert, Rev. Donald J., "Southwest Louisiana Records (1750 - 1900)". Rayne, LA: Hebert Publications, 1999-2000. CD 101.
    • LAFLEUR, Valcour (Olivier & Celeste P. B. FONTENOT) m. 5 Dec. 1872 Lucile YOUNG (VP Ch.: v. 2, p. 110)
  10. Marriage License: "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKJH-BX57 : 18 February 2021), Valcourt Lafleur and Lucile Young, 23 Nov 1872; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,696.

See also:

  • 1860 US Census -Calcasieu, Louisiana - Valcour Lafleur (23), Susan Lafleur (19), Francois Guillery (12)
  • US Civil War Soldiers: Valcour Lafleur; Confederate; 28th Reg, Louisiana Infantry (Thomas); rank in and out: First Lieutenant; FHL film# M378 roll 16
  • 1870 US Census - St Landry, Louisiana - Valcant Laflower (37), Susan Laflower (28), Leandre (9), Olivier (7), Laura (3), Emas (2/12)




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Is Valcour a twin with Valmon?
posted on Lafleur-766 (merged) by Stephanie Ward
I would believe so. There are two separate entries in the SWLR. I haven't checked the hard copies to verify there. It's likely that Valmon died young as he is not listed with the family in the 1850 census.
posted on Lafleur-766 (merged) by Jason Oubre

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