2046. Stephanus "Étienne" DÉCUIR was born on 4 January 1712 in Macon, Hainaut, Belgium.1596 He was baptized on 4 January 1712 in Macon, Hainaut, Belgium.1597 Although it's known that his father (Albert) arrived in La Louisiane on 9 November 1720 aboard the ship La Loire with a son and daughter, it is unknown if Étienne was the son who arrived with him. Since it appears that Étienne's mother remained in France after having given birth to a daughter in March 1720, it's unclear if the other children remained with her until they could travel together at a later date. He appeared in the census in 1745 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA with his wife, Cecile, and five-year old daughter, Marie. It appears that the couple's first born son, The couple had 50 arpents of land in cultivation by eight slaves with corn, beans and tobacco. They owned 2 horses, 11 cattle, nine hogs and, as was usual with other pioneers in the area, they had 2 muskets as well as gunpowder, lead and balls.1257 On 21 March 1747, Jacques Darclon, a surgeon at P.C., certified having given a certificate to "Etienne De Cuirs" for treatment and wound dressing given to his savage woman, of her right breast, for which I have furnished her all necessary medication" (found in records of the Louisiana Superior Council). He died on 6 April 1747 at the age of 35 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1403 He was buried on 7 April 1747 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1598 Cécile RONDOT (RONDEAU) and Stephanus "Étienne" DÉCUIR842,1403 were married on 29 April 1738 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1599,1600 Although not found, there is reference to a marriage certificate for the couple dated 13 April 1738 in the 1778 succession records of Marie Colon.
2047. Cécile RONDOT (RONDEAU) was born about 1725. She appeared in the census in 1745 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA with her husband and five year old daughter, Marie. On 27 October 1762 at Pointe Coupée, Cécile Rondot, now the wife of Pierre Ledoux, entered into a transaction with her 2 son-in-laws, Antoine Bordelon and Nicolas Lacour, in order to termiante all present or future litigation which could be instituted by Bordelon or Lacour regarding their respective wife's share of the succession of Étienne Décuir, their father. Each wife received a negro girl about 10 years of age while Lacour also received a negro boy, Hector, age 15. Cécile died on 15 May 1768 and was buried on 16 May 1768 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1601 Cécile and her husband, Pierre Le Doux had their joint estate in succession on 26 May 1768 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA. On this date, and inventory was made of the goods and joint estate.1602
[Note: Cécile's 2nd marriage was to Pierre LeDoux I on 8 July 1747 at Pointe Coupée.]