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Francois Donato Lemelle (1807)

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Francois Donato Lemelle
Born in St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Francois Donato Lemelle was born on 10 Jan. 1807 at Louisiana, USA. He was baptized on 24 Nov. 1809 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

He married Marie Louise Frilot, his first cousin and daughter of Louis Hilaire Frilot and Marie Louise Bello, on 11 Feb 1850 the marriage was recorded at at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

He was a planter when he and Marie Louise Frilot appeared on the census of 10 Oct. 1850 at St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[2] He appeared on the census of 14 June 1880 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[3]


10 Oct. 1850

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

  • Fr Lemelle 40 planter.
  • M L Lemelle 41.
  • M L Lemelle 11.
  • Jul Lemelle 9.
  • Odele Lemelle 5.[2]
14 June 1880

Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

  • Francois Lemelle 72.
  • Francoise Lemelle 28 dau.
  • Thomascine Lemelle 26 dau.
  • Barthelimi Lemelle 35 son-in-law. farmer.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900) CD101. Author - Compiler: Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, 1942-2000. Publication: Hebert Publications, Rayne, LA, 2000.
    • LEMELLE, Francois Donato (Francois LEMEL, quarteron libre & Marie [Denise] DONATO, quarterone libre -of Opelousas) b. 10 Jan. 1807, bt. 24 Nov. 1809 at residence of Francois LEMEL in Opelousas. Pats: Francois LEMEL & Marie JEANE - of New Orleans; Mats: Martin DONATO & Marie Anne DUCHESNE, quarterone libre of New Orleans; Spons: Antoine Celestin Martin DONATO & Marie Louise DONATO - his sister. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (SM Ch.: Folio E, p.134)
    • LEMELLE, Francois (Francois & Marie Denise DONATO) m. 11 Feb. 1850 Marie Louise FRILOT (Opel. Ch.: v. A, # 73).
    • FRILOT, Marie Louise (Louis & Marie Louise DONATO (sic)) m. 11 Feb. 1850 Francois LEMELLE (Opel. Ch.: v. A, # 73)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Year: 1850; Census Place: St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: M432_240; Page: 17A; Image: 38 1850 US Census. Fr Lemelle.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Year: 1880; Census Place: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: 469; Family History Film: 1254469; Page: 116A; Enumeration District: 038; Image: 0238 1880 US Census. Francois Lemelle.

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