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Celeste Jeansonne (Pitre) Jeansonne (1827 - 1906)

Celeste Jeansonne Jeansonne formerly Pitre aka Frutelle
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 18 Dec 1845 (to 29 Jun 1855) in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
Wife of — married 10 Dec 1856 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 79 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Aug 2009
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Celeste Pitre was born on 06 March 1827 in Opelousas, Louisiana. She is the daughter of Pierre Pitre and Celeste Symphrose Vige.[1]

She married Napoleon Frutel on 18 Dec 1845 in Opelousas, Louisiana.[2] [3]

She married Aurelien Jeansonne on 1 Dec 1856. [4]

Census Data

United States Census, 1860 [5]
St Landry, Opelousas, Louisiana
  1. Aurelien Jeansonne, M, 37, b. St Landry, Farmer
  2. Celeste P Pitre, F, 32, b. St Landry
  3. Privat Jeansonne, M, 11, b. St Landry
  4. Onezime Jeansonne, M, 6, b. St Landry
  5. Pauline Jeansonne, F, 5, b. St Landry
  6. Estelle Jeansonne, F, 2, b. St Landry
  7. Durelle Jeansonne, M, 1, b. St Landry
  8. Celimene Lacale, F, 7, b. St Landry
  9. Gerazime Jeansonne, M, 23, b. St Landry, Farmer


  1. "Louisiana Births and Christenings, 1811-1830; 1854-1934," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 January 2016), Celeste Pitre, 06 Mar 1827; citing Opelousas, Saint Landry, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 6,010,599.
  2. Hebert, Rev. Donald J., "Southwest Louisiana Records (1750 - 1900)" (Rayne, LA: Hebert Publications, 1999-2000) CD 101.
    • FRUTEL, Napolean (William & Judith BROUSSARD) m. 12 Dec. 1845 Celeste PITRE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #282)
    • PITRE, Celeste (Pierre & Simphorose VIGE) m. 12 Dec. 1845 Napoleon FRUTEL (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #282)
    • FRUTEL, Napoleon (William & Judithe BROUSSARD) m. 18 Dec. 1845 Celeste PITRE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.255)
    • PITRE, Celeste (Pierre & Simphorose VIGE) m. 18 Dec. 1845 Napoleon FRUTEL (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.255)
  3. "Louisiana Marriages, 1816-1906," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 11 January 2016), Napoleon Frutel (s/o William Frutel and Judithe Broussard) and Celeste Pitre (d/o Pierre Pitre and Simphorose Vige), m. 18 Dec 1845, Opelousas, Saint Landry, Louisiana; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 6,010,601.
  4. "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 March 2018), Aurelien Jeansonne and Celeste Pierre Pitre, 01 Dec 1856; citing St. Landry, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 870,695.
  5. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), Aurelien Jeansonne, 1860.

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Pauline Jeansonne, F, 5, b. St Landry. She grew up with the name of Frutel and/or Frutelle. She is my paternal grandmother's mother; my great-grandmother.

Neal Bertrand, Lafayette, LA

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