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Jean Baptiste Roy Jr. (1811 - 1873)

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Jean Baptiste Roy Jr.
Born in St. Martinville, Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 4 Nov 1834 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Opelousas,St. Landry Parish, Louisianamap
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Profile last modified 21 Apr 2018 | Created 26 Aug 2009
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Jean Baptiste was born in 1811. Jean Baptiste Roy ... He passed away in 1873.[1]

ROY, Jean Baptiste Noel d. 2 April 1873 at age 61 yrs. (Opel. Ch.: v. 2, p. 295)

Source: Donald J. Hébert, Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900: compact disk #101 (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 2001). CD 101

2nd. OBITUARY: source: The Opelousas Courier. (Opelousas, La.) 1852-1910, April 05, 1873, Image 1

It is our painful duty to chronicle the demise of an old and respectable citizen of our Parish, - Mr. Jean Baptiste Roy, who died at his plantation, on the 1st inst., from a apoplexy, at the age of 61 years.

A numerous family, and large circle of friends will mourn his loss.


  1. A source for this information is needed.

Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 14 April 2018), memorial page for Jean Baptiste Roy (unknown–1 Apr 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114976368, citing Saint Landry Church Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by mary k creamer (contributor 47100380)

"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Jean Bte Roy, St. Landry parish, St. Landry, Louisiana, United States; citing family 1543, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

It also appears that he was a Confederate soldier, more research needed to confirm this is the correct Jean B Roy or Jean Bte RoyWhitaker-2830 14:45, 14 April 2018 (UTC)

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On 6 May 2016 at 11:18 GMT L (Gauvin) G wrote:

Roy-3136 and Roy-5 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, dates, parents, spouse

all are duplicates need merging

Rejected matches › Jean-Laurent Roy (1801-abt.1865)

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