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Marie was born in 1743. Marie Rochon ... She passed away in 1815. 
Marie Louise Rochon and Charles Orbanne Demouy wed in Mobile on July 25th of either 1766 or 1770. The record is illegible with the clear part being transcribed as "mil Sept Cent Soixante -ix" so it may be "dix" for 1770 or "six" for 1766.
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↑ First-hand information by Dorothy Smith, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.
↑ Love's Legacy: The Mobile Marriages Recorded in French, Transcribed, with Annotated Abstracts in English, 1724-1786 by Jacqueline Olivier Vidrine. University of Southwestern Louisiana: Lafayette, LA, 1985, p.357. Text:
Mob. mb I:50b-11
July 25, (1770?)
One bann announced; dispensed with two.
Charles Orbanne Demouy,2 native of New Orleans, son of Francois de Mouy, deceased, and Charlotte (Duval).
Marie Louise Rochon, native of this parish, daughter of Augustin Rochon and Marie Jeanne Simon dit Lapointe.3
Witnesses signing: (Joseph) Badon, merchant, husband of Catherine Gabriel dit Montelinart; P(ierre) Rochon, paternal uncle of the ride; (Joseph) Chastant l'ainé, husband of Jeanne Gabriel dit Montelimart; R(ené) Roi, interpreter of Indian languages; (Louis) Aug(uste) Rochon, father of the bride.
1. The faded year looks as much like "soixante six" as "soixante dix".
2. Charles Orbanne Demouy, born circa 1735, was a Mobile habitant in 1764. LHML, SCR, May 4, 5, 1735; Oath, 1764; His sister Charlotte was baptized in New Orleans in 1730. AC, G 1, 412:110-113. No proof has been found of a relationship to Jean Charles Demouy, the 1739 bridegroom of Augustin Rochon's sister. Mob. mb I:25.
3. Marie Jeanne Lapointe had died in 1764. Mob. fb I:67. The bride's stepmother was Louise Fievre. Mob. mb I:49; ASP, I, 828-829.
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