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1777 Census, Opelousas, Louisiana

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Date: 1777
Location: Opelousas, Louisianamap
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This category is for grouping together the heads-of-households that are listed in the census. Details of the census are included in the head-of-household Wikitree profiles.
For a grouping of profiles of the persons enumerated, please see the category.
Useful maps
- Acadian settlements in the Opelousas area, ca. 1770
- Acadian settlements in the Opelousas, Lewisburg, Church Point, Sunset, and Grand Coteau areas, ca.1780
- 1806 map of Louisiana
General Census of the Post of Opelousas of 4 May 1777 [1]
Commandant Alexandre de Clouet
Each entry in the census lists:
- Head-of-household and age
- Number of cattles, horses, hogs, and sheep
- Other members of household and their ages
- Number of slaves
Heads-of-Household
1. Mr. Etienne Robert de la Morandier, 41
2. Mr. Francois Lemelle, 39
3. Mr. Noel Soileau, 34
4. Mr. Donate Bello, 44
5. Mr. Pierre De Vidrine, 50
6. Mr. Jacques Patin, 40
7. Mr. Jacques Carriere, 55
8. Mr. Pierre Clermont, 62
9. Mr. Jean Gradnie [Gradenigo], 42
10. Mr. Antoine Boÿdoré, 39
11. Francois Battin, 54
12. Joseph Sylvestre, 44
13. Michael Brignac, 35
14. Jean Blanchard, 55
15. Mr. Jean Lafleur, 57
16. Jacques Lafleur, 39
17. Joseph Penelle, bachelor, 50
18. Widow Catherine Ducrot, 48
19. Widow Catherine Desmarret, 28, Desmarets-24?
20. Mr. Barthelemy Le Bleu, 55
21. Jean Louis Fontenaut, 53
22. Pierre Fontenaut, 22
23. Henry Fontenaut, 35
24. Pierre Doucet, 30
25. Widow Marie Francois[e?] Pagot, 60
26. Romain De La Fosse, 40
27. Jacque Brignac, 40
28. Joseph Fontenaut, 22
29. Philippe Fontenaut, 60
30. Widow Brignac, 90
31. Mr. Simon Fontenaut, bachelor, 17
32. Baptiste Guillory, 30
33. Louis Guillory, 22
34. Mr. Paul Jean-Sonne, bachelor, 22
xx. Joseph Guillory, 24
35. Francois Rivard, 58
36. Amable Bertrand, 38
37. Pierre Joubert, 48
38. Charles Vige, 44
39. Joseph Guinard, 31
40. Francois Fruge, 67
41. Jacques Fontenaut, 24
42. Francois Pitre, 30
43. Laurent Dupres, 32
44. Widow Catherine Fruge, 26 (Fruge-124? husband wasn't deceased yet, but perhaps was away)
45. Joseph Fontenaut, 45
46. Osoualo Garbrougue, bachelor, 23
47. Jonnesse Garbrougue, 33
48. Jean Theçon, 56
49. Joseph Carron, 40
50. Philippe Langlois, 45
51. Mr. Jean Baptiste Soilaut, 25
52. Augustin Soilaut, bachelor, 23
53. Claude Guillory, bachelor, 23
54. Sr. Louis Latiollés, 30
55. Sr. Jacques Romant, 28
56. Honoré Barré, bachelor, 18 (sibling of Barre-92? no source provided in profile)
57. Sr. Francois Marcantel, 48
58. Joseph Frederic, 40
59. Baptiste Fontenot, 45, Fontenot-917?, Fontenot-505?
60. Joseph Vayble [Wayble, Weyble], 45
61. Michel Prud'homme, 37
62. Jacques Sçencler [St. Clair, Sinclair], bachelor, 27
63. Jean Ortellan, 27
64. Antoine Pillet, 60
65. Louis Billet, bachelor, 65
66. Charles La Casse, 38
67. Jacques Ciriacque, 34
68. Michel Cormier, 34
69. Michel Comaut, 44
70. Valentin Moraut, 68
71. Jacques Metayez, 32; Adam Reytdre, 66
72. Michel Reydre, 31
73. Joseph De Rouen, 40
74. Laurent Bailly, 53
75. Mr. Francois Manne, 67
76. Sr. Francois Bossier, 44
77. Jean Baptiste Barré, 20. Antoine Roquigny, 15
78. Sr. Antoine Patin, 26
79. Joseph Annesemant, 50
80. Jean Têtre, 32
81. Luc Ollier, 42
82. Joéé Courtableau, bachelor, 12
83. Jean Deborde, bachelor, 21
84. Anne Quintrec, Widow Sr. Mont, 40
85. Jean Poiré, "two bachelors," 25. Florentin, brother,22
86. Jean Bouillon, 34
87. Christophe Paifre, 30
88. Paul Boutin, 52
89. Jacques Miller, 40
90. Louis Richard, bachelor, 16
91. Joseph Bourg, bachelor, 23
92. Olivier Sognier, bachelor, 25
93. Jean Baptiste Grange, bachelor, 25
94. Joseph Sognier, bachelor, 20
95. Blaize Brasseux, 25
96. Renot Roman, bachelor,25
97. Charle Jeansonne, bachelor, 32
98. Marie Rose Brasseux, spinster ["fille"], 20
99. Jean Jeansonne, 31
100. Joseph Jeansonne, bachelor, 29
101. Honoré Trahant, 50
102. Joseph Lejeune, bachelor, 14
103. Pierre Rosse, bachelor, 47; Thomas Anglois, bachelor, 40
104. Andre Meche, 42
105. Bertrand Ozette,bachelor, 36
106. Andre Mondon, bachelor,36
107. Jean Bol, 35
108. Pierre Richard, 48
109. Joseph Cormier, 37
110. Charle Comaut, 40
111. Pierre Sçavoie, 36
112. Michel Jeannis, 35
113. Pierre Guidry, 35
114. Jean Sçavoie, 25
115. Mathurin Richard, 34
116. Joseph Cretien, 40
117. Bourassa, 34
118. Silvin Sognyer, 40
119. L'ange Bourg, 27
120. Pierre Thibodaut, 52
121. Victor Richard, 30
122. Pierre Trahant, 27
123. Hubert Jeanny, 50
124. Francois Campot, 39
125. Jacques Crouque [Crook, Crooks?], 30
126. Antoine Bellard, 38
127. Joseph Grangés, 30
128. Michel Outre [Hooter], 50
129. George Stelly, 61
130. Blaise Le Jeune, 27
131. Louis Broussard, 28
132. Pierre Primot, 38
Free Negroes
133. Louis "Mulatre", 38
134. Mercure, 14
135. Cannesie, Indian, 16[?]


Research Notes

Where were Jacques Andre Desbordes and Catherine Valentin Desbordes in 1777? Their siblings were here.


Sources

  1. 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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