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Zelima (Speyrer) Deshotels (abt. 1848)

Zelima Deshotels formerly Speyrer
Born about in Louisiana, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 5 Dec 1868 in Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Zelima Speyrer, daughter of John Speyrer and Clara Dondingue, was born about 1848 in Louisiana.[1][2]

She married Hildevert Deshotels, son of Hildevert and Bridget Lelafose, on 5 Dec. 1868 and 17 Dec. 1868 their marriage was at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.[1]

She and Hildevert appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 at St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[2]


See: Hildevert Deshotels


22 June 1880

St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.

  • H. Deshotels 31 b. LA farmer.
  • Zelimia Deshotels 32 wife. b. LA.
  • Anothasie Deshotels 10 dau. b. LA.
  • Lony Deshotels 9 son. b. LA.
  • Octave Deshotels 7 son. b. LA.
  • Camille Deshotels 5 dau. b. LA.
  • J. Baptiste Deshotels 3 son b. LA.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900) CD101. Author - Compiler: Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, 1942-2000. Publication: Hebert Publications, Rayne, LA, 2000.
    • "DESHOTELS, Hildevert (Hildevert & Brigitte LELAFOSE) m. 5 Dec. 1868 Zelima SPEYRER (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. # 5084)
    • "DESHOTELS, Hildevert (Hildevert & Brigitte DELAFOSSE) m. 17 Dec. 1868 Zelima SPEYRER (VP Ch.: v. 2, p. 7)
    • "SPEYRER, Zelima (John & Clara Don Dingue DAUTRE) m. 5 Dec. 1868 Hildevert DESHOTELS (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. # 5084)
    • "SPEYRER, Zelima (John & Clara DONDINGUE) m. 17 Dec. 1868 Hildevert DESHOTELS (VP Ch.: v. 2, p. 7)
    • "DESHOTELS, Hildevert H. m. Zelima SPEYRER Succ. 13 Nov. 1897 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #5487)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Year: 1880; Census Place: 5th Ward, St Landry, Louisiana; Roll: 470; Family History Film: 1254470; Page: 357D; Enumeration District: 044; Image: 0316. 1880 US Census. H. Deshotels.

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