He married Angelique on 19 August 1771. Some sources indicate the date was 30 July 1771; this may be the date of marriage contract or license.
Commandant of Avoyelles Post from 1788 until 1805.
Noel died in March 1810 and was buried on 7 March 1810 his death was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. His succession was dated June 1810 and identified his heirs as Jean Baptiste; Etien; Louis; Charles; Henry; Josephine; Bridget; Marie; Emelite.
- Mr. Noel Soileau, age 34; 20 cattle, 2 horses, 12 hogs, 4 sheep
- Dame Angelique Fontenaut, wife, age 20
- Angelique, daughter, age 2
- Marianne, daughter, age 1
- Slaves: 5
↑ Archdiocese of New Orleans Sacramental Records Volume 1, 1718-1750. Earl C. Woods and Charles E. Nolan, editors. Archdiocese of New Orleans: New Orleans, 1987, p.242. Text:
SOILEAU, Noel Etienne (Noel and Marie Josephe RICHOMME), b. May 2, 1745, bn. April 30, 1745, s. Etienne DAIGLE and Genevieve BETMONT (SCB, B1, 34)
↑ Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church Records 1804-1819 Volume 3. Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge: Baton Rouge, 1982, p.678. Text:
SOILEAU, Noel of des Allemands (Noel, decd., was King's storehouse keeper at the Natchez Post & Marie Josephe Richaume, res. at Opelousas) m. 19 Aug. 1771, Angelique FONTENOT of Alabama (Pierre & Louise Doucete, res. of Opelousas) wit. J.B. Soileau & Augustin Soileau (PCP-2, part 2, 117) also (PCP-4,77)
↑ 3.03.1Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900) CD101. Author - Compiler: Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, 1942-2000. Publication: Hebert Publications, Rayne, LA, 2000.
"SOILEAU, Noel (Noel & Marie Josephe RICHAUME of St. Charles on German Coast) m. 30 July 1771 Angelique FONTENO dit Bellevue (LSAR: Opel.: 1771-4).
FONTENOT, Angelique (Pierre of Opel. & Louise DOUCET of Fort des Alibamon) m. 30 July 1771 Noel SOILEAU (LSAR: Opel.: 1771-4)
"SOILEAU, Noel bur. 7 March 1810 at age 65 yrs. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1, p.107)
"SOILEAU, Noel wid. is Angelique FONTENOT Heirs: Jean Baptiste; Etien; Louis; Charles; Henry; Josephine; Bridget; Marie; Emelite. Succ. dated June 1810 (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Succ.#19)
↑ Winston De Ville, Southwest Louisiana Families in 1777: Census Records of Attakapas and Opelousas Posts (Ville Platte, Louisiana, 1987) citing Papeles Procedentes de Cuba, at the General Archives of the Indies in Seville, Spain; legajo 2358, folios 258 -300
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