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Jean Baptiste Francois Vige (1784 - 1849)

Jean Baptiste Francois Vige
Born in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisianamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 26 Dec 1825 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 65 in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Aug 2009
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Jean Francois Vige, son of Charles Vige and Catherine Catoir, was born on 13 April 1784 and baptised on 15 Jan. 1785, his birth and baptism were recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.[1]

He married Azelie Foret, daughter of Pierre Foret and Marie Francoise Fontenot, on 26 Dec. 1825 the marriage was recorded at St. Landry Catholic Church.[1]

Francoise died before 22 Nov. 1849 the date of his succession in St. Landry Parish.[1]


  1. Marie Louise Zelima. b. 1827. m (1) John McDaniel. m(2) Charles D. Bertrand.
  2. Celestine Francoise. b. 1828. married Edmond Richard.[2][3]
  3. Sidonie Previne b. 1830.[4]
  4. Charles Francois b. 1833
  5. Francoise Eleocade b. 1837.
  6. Emelina, or Melina, b. 1839. married Charles D. Bertrand.
  7. Antoine b. 1841[5]
  8. Octavie b. 1843 [6]
  9. Alcina b. 1846.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Southwest Louisiana Records (1750-1900) CD101. Author - Compiler: Rev. Donald Joseph Hebert, 1942-2000. Publication: Hebert Publications, Rayne, LA, 2000.
    • "VIGE, Jean Francois (Charles & Catherine CATOIR - inhabitants of this Parish of Opelousas) b. 13 April 1784, bt. 15 Jan. 1785 Spons: Jean Francois LECOUFIER & Constance LA MOTTE. Fr. GEFFROTIN, Cure of Atacapas (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.47).
    • "FORET, Azelie m. 26 Dec. 1825 Jean Baptiste Francois VIGE (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Mar.#59)
    • "FORET, Azelie - of this parish (minor daughter of Pierre & ---torn--- FONTENOT) m. 26 Dec. 1825 Francois VIGE (major son of Charles & Chaterine ---torn---) Wits: Noel VASSEUR, Pierre PITRE, Joseph Pierre PITRE, Kem HOLLY. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel.Ch.: v.1-B, p.451)
    • "FORET, Azelie m. Francois VIGE In Succ. of Francois VIGE dated 22 Nov. 1849 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. C 1454)
    • "VIGE, Francois m. Azelie FORET Estate dated 15 Feb. 1850 (LSAR: Opel.: 1850)
    • VIGE, Francois (major son of Charles & Chaterine ---torn---) m. 26 Dec. 1825 Azelie FORE - of this parish (minor daughter of Pierre & ---torn--- FONTENOT) Wits: Noel VASSEUR, Pierre PITRE, Joseph Pierre PITRE, Kem HOLLY. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel.Ch.: v.1-B, p.451)
    • "BROUSSARD, Murphy marriage contract: 23 May 1851 Azelie FORET, wid. of Francois VIGE (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Donations: v. 2, p. 108 & 110)
  2. VIGE, Celestine (Francois & Aselie FORE) b. 9 Sept. 1828, bt. 3 May 1829 Pats: Charles VIGE & Catherine CATTOIR; Mats: Pierre FORE & Francoise FONTENOT; Spons: Auguste Joseph PITTRE & Lise Pierre FONTENOT. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.3, p.67)
  3. VIGE, Celestine Francois (Francois & Azelie Pierre FORET) m. 16 August 1845 Edmond RICHARD (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Mar. #249)
  4. VIGE, Sidonie Previne (Francois & Azelie FORE) b. 21 Aug. 1830, bt. 19 Sept. 1830 Pats: Charles VIGE & Catherine CATTOIRE; Mats: Pierre FORE & Marie Francoise FONTENOT; Spons: Pierre PITTRE fils [Jr.] & Josephine FORE. Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.3, p.130)
  5. VIGE, Antoine (Pierre & Azeline FORET) b. 14 Oct. 1841 (Opel. Ch.: v.4, p. 171)
  6. VIGE, Octavie (Francois & Azelie PIERFORET) b. 12 Nov. 1843 (Opel. Ch.: v.4, p.223)


  • WikiTree profile Vige-30 created through the import of Soileau BEST.ged on Nov 29, 2011 by Kermit Soileau.

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