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Celeste (Pitre) Broussard (abt. 1802 - abt. 1850)

Celeste Broussard formerly Pitre aka McDaniel
Born about in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 20 Apr 1819 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Wife of — married 8 Apr 1839 in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 48 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
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Profile last modified | Created 25 Aug 2009 | Last significant change: 9 May 2023
04:28: Jason Oubre added Eloise McDaniel (1823-) as child of Celeste (Pitre) Broussard (abt.1802-abt.1850). [Thank Jason for this]
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PITRE, Celeste (Francois "el hijo" [Jr.] & Eugenie GUILLORY - residents of this parish) bt. 18 April 1802 at age 1 mth. Pats: Francois PITTRE & Marie THIBAUDO; Mats: Louis GUILLORY & Marie Jeane FONTENOT; Spons: Pierre GUILLORY & Marie Falidel GUILLORY. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.278)

PITRE, Celeste - native of this parish (minor daughter of Francois PITTRE & Eugenie GUILLORY) m. 20 April 1819 Anthony McDANIEL - native of this parish (major son of John MACDANEL & Chaterine CORQUINE [Catherine CORKRAN]) Wits: Honore FUSILIER, Joseph TATE, John McDANIEL, Pierre SAVANT. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.340)

PITRE, Celeste (Francois & Eugenie GUILLORY) m. 8 April 1839 Murphy BROUSSARD (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 170)

PITRE, Celeste P. m. Jean Murphy BROUSSARD Succ. dated 14 May 1850 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #1490)


It appears that transcribers recorded "McDonald" instead of "McDaniel" on various documents. See sources for spouse Anthony McDaniel for details.Nance-269 21:23, 11 January 2016 (EST)


  • Title: Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk #101; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001
  • "Louisiana Marriages, 1816-1906," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 January 2016), Celeste Francoise Pitre in entry for John Mcdaniel and Marie Louise Zelima Vige, 05 Sep 1843; citing reference ; FHL microfilm 6,010,601.

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