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Marie Madeleine (Prevost) Nezat (abt. 1749 - 1807)

Marie Madeleine Nezat formerly Prevost aka Provost
Born about in Petit Village, Fort Chartres, Randolph County,
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Wife of — married 26 Aug 1765 in Saint Francis Of Pointe Coupee, Pointe Coupee, French Louisianamap
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Died at about age 58 in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
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PREVOST, Marie Magdeleine - of Fort Chartre in Illinois (Joseph - of Paris & Francoise QUEBEDEAU) m. to Pierre NEZAT dit Charpentier - of Layrac, France d. 4 March 1807 at home on Bayou Teych, bur. 5 March 1807 at age 60 [sic] yrs. Fr. Etienne VIEL (SM Ch.: v.4, #461)[1]
Text: Pierre NEZAC (parents not given), native of Seizac, Diocese of Condom, Archdiocese of Bordeaux, France, "dit" Charpentier, widower of Catherine BOURRI, married 26 Aug 1765 Marie Magdelene PREVOST, daughter of Nicolas PREVOST & Marie Françoise QUEBEDAUX, of Illinois. Witnesses: DUCREST; MOTAIS; LABBE (PCP-1, 283) & (PCP-3, 196).[2]
Census: 4 May 1777 Attakapas, St. Martin, LA [3]


  1. Title: Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk #101; Author: Donald J. Hébert; Publication: Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001; CD 101; Personal Copy.
  2. Title: Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records; Author: Catholic Church; Vol 1b, Point Coupee Records, 1722-1769; Personal copy; pp. 151 & 130
  3. Title: Southwest Louisiana Families in 1777: Census Records of Attakapas and Opelousas Posts; Author: Winston De Ville, comp. Publication: Ville Platte, LA: Author, 1987; Note: (Source: Papeles Procedentes de Cuba, at the General Archives of the Indies in Seville, Spain; legajo 2358, folios 258 -300); p. Source published by Karen Theriot Reader,, Inc.; p. 11
    Text: 47. Pierre NEZAT, 40;
    Magdeleine PREVOT, wife, 26.
    Garcons: Pierre, 12;
    Antoine, 9;
    Augustin, 7.
    Filles: Julie, 4;
    Josephe, 2.
    Slaves: 3.
    There were 80 cattle, 12 horses, and 15 hogs.
  • Kaskaskia under the French Regime. Natalia Maree Belting. 1975, Polyanthos. New Orleans. (Reprint of 1948 "Illinois Studies in the Social Sciences, Vol XXIX, No. 3" by the Graduate College of the University of Illinois at Urbana.) Page 110. Given as a probable child of (Joseph) Nicolas.
  • Ancestors, Descendants and Extended Family of Joseph Wayne Peery. peery genealogy website link is broken, no longer exists. link has been edited so it doesn't show up as a link. p2159. Cites the same church records used to inform Southwest Louisiana Records.)
  • Southwest Louisiana Records. Reverend Hébert.

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