Melasie married Joacin Pitre on 19 Jun 1838 in Louisiana.
Melasie was living with her husband and 7 children in 1850 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. The children included Leonie, Auguste, Louis, Lesime, Villenense, and Lastie. There was also a 14 year old female, named Leocadie Pitre, living with the family, She was most likely a relative.
The family was still in St. Landry Parish in 1860. Children in the home were listed as Onezime, Leonie, Ema, Paulina, Lastenie, Vilneuve, and Octave. Also living in the household was Etienne and Melia Mataye. Jochim, Melasie's husband, was a farmer.
↑ "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCJ6-7DC : 9 November 2014), Melasie Pitre in household of Joacen Pitre, St. Landry parish, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing family 1585, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Melasie by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Melasie: