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Marie Madeleine Martin (1729 - bef. 1772)

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Marie Madeleine Martin
Born in Port-Royal, Acadie, Nouvelle-Francemap
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Wife of — married 21 Jul 1749 in Port Royal, Acadia, Nova Scotia, Canadamap
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Died before in Ascension Parish, Louisianamap
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Madeleine Martin is on the Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial in St. Martinsville, Louisiana Plaque 5 Right [1] For a detailed biography for Madeleine please see: Madeleine Martin. Please see Madeleine's husbands Profile for more details of her life in Louisiana Amand Prejean
Madeleine was born March 21, 1729 and baptized in Annapolis Royal on December 8th of the same year. [2]She and Amand were married in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia on July 21, 1749.[3] She was buried at the approximate age of 43 years on December 18, 1772 in Ascension Parish, LA.[4]
The baptismal record for her son André indicates that she and her family arrived in Louisiana in 1765. Probably initially settled in the Attakapas district. Identified in the April 9, 1766, census of Cabannocé as the thirty-eight-year-old wife of Amand Préjean. The family occupied a farm measuring six arpents frontage along the right bank of the Mississippi River. The following children were present in the household: Marin, André, Anastasie, and Anne. Identified in the September 14, 1769, census of St. Jacques de Cabannocé as the forty-one-year-old spouse of Amand Préjean. Her household included the following persons: Amand Préjean, 40 years old; Joseph, her son, 10 years old, André, her son, 4 years old; Anastasie, her daughter, 18 months old; Marianne (Anne), her daughter, 16 years old; and Marie Magdeleine, her daughter, 1 month old. The family occupied a tract of land with six arpents frontage. They owned eight cattle, one horse, twenty hogs, and one musket. Identified in the August 1, 1770, census of Ascension Parish as the forty-eight-year-old spouse of Amand (Amant) Préjean. In addition to her forty-seven-year-old husband, her household included the following persons: Joseph Préjean, her son, 10 years old; André Préjean, her son, 5 years old; Anne Préjean, her daughter, 17 years old; and Marie Préjean, her daughter, 2 years old. [5]


Husband: Amand Prejean
Wife: Magdeleine Martin
Child: Andre Prejean
Date: 21 JUL 1749
Place: Port Royal, Acadia, Nova Scotia, Canada


Note: #N776


  1. Title: The Wall of Names at the Acadian Memorial; Author: Wall of Names Committee; Jane G. Bulliard, Chair; second edition, 2015; Bodemuller The Printer, USA; Personal Copy. p.
  2. The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755, Entry for Baptism of Marie Magdeleine Martin, accessed 10 Apr 2016
  3. The Registers of St. Jean-Baptiste, Annapolis Royal, 1702-1755, Marriage Entry for Amand Prejean & Magdeleine Martin, accessed 10 Apr 2016
  4. Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records, Vol. 2 (1770-1803), Diocese of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA, 1980. p.522
    (Martin) Magdalena, age 43 years & wife of Aman Prejean, bur. 18 Dec. 1772 (ASC-1,172c)
  5. Madeleine Martin


Note N776RG 1 Vol. 26a p.39 Noel Alexandre de Noinville Priest,
8 December 1729
Baptism of Marie Magdelaine Martin born 21 March 1729, René Martin Father, Marguerite Michelle Mother, Jean Baptiste Martin and Magdelaine Michelle Godparents
Acadian Immigrants to Cabanocé, 1765:
Amand PRÉJEAN 41 Chepoudy Brother of Basile, Charles, & Joseph; Madeleine MARTIN 37 Wife; Anastasie PRÉJEAN 14 Chepoudy Daughter; André-Joseph PRÉJEAN in utero New Orleans Son; Joseph PRÉJEAN 5 Son; Marie-Anne PRÉJEAN 13 ? Daughter; Marin PRÉJEAN 15 Son
Died [buried] L'Ascension, now Donaldsonville, 18 Dec 1772, age 43

WikiTree profile Martin-4966 created through the import of Rider_Deshotel Family 040809.ged on Jul 21, 2011 by Nadine Rider.

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