Tenth Generation


828. Joseph JOFFRION I was born on 18 March 1708 in Varennes (Québec Province), Canada.1,1394 He was baptized on 18 March 1708 at Seigniory du Cap Saint-Michel; Recorded at Sainte Anne in Varennes (Québec Province), Canada.1,1394 A "Jofrillon" (possibly "Jofrilion") appeared in the census in 1749 in Arkansas Post, Diocese of Quebec. It is very possible that this was Joseph Joffrion as he moved from Canada to Louisiana. He took an Oath of Allegiance to Spain on 10 September 1769 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA. Although Spain had taken control of Louisiana in 1766, the French administration was not removed immediately. The oath was ordered by Governor Don Alexander O'Reilly on 18 August 1769 - immediately after he took office. Joseph appeared in the census in 1785 at Avoyelles Post in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. He died after 1791 at the age of 83.251 Marie Jeanne RABALAIS and Joseph JOFFRION I251,842 were married on 1 May 1752 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1395

P>[Note: Joseph's 1st marriage was to Marie Anne Couillaud dite Larocq on 6 April 1728 at Varennes. His second marriage was, supposedly, to Anne Guiot but that is not confirmed. His third marriage to Marie Jeanne Rabalais is outlined on this page.).]

829. Marie Jeanne RABALAIS was born about 1733.251 She died on 30 December 1772 at the age of 39 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.251 She was buried on 30 December 1772 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1396

[Note: Marie Jeanne's first marriage was to François LeSerre dit Leonnois on 28 August 1748 at Pointe Coupée.]

Children were:

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i.

Joseph JOFFRION II.

ii.

Joseph Jason JOFFRION was born on 26 February 1759 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397 He was baptized on 18 March 1759 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397 He died in 1841 at the age of 82.

iii.

Suzanne JOFFRION was born on 27 January 1761 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397 She was baptized on 10 March 1761 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397 She died in 1829 at the age of 68 in Louisiana, USA.

iv.

Marie Anne JOFFRION was born on 28 November 1762 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397 She was baptized on 28 December 1762 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397

v.

Marie JOFFRION was born on 10 January 1765 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397 She was baptized on 7 April 1765 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397

vi.

Marie Louise JOFFRION was born on 12 July 1767 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397 She was baptized on 1 November 1767 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1397 She died before 8 August 1797 at the age of 30 in Louisiana, USA.

vii.

Joseph JOFFRION was born on 28 December 1770 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1398 He was baptized on 31 March 1771 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1398

viii.

Jeanne JOFFRION was born on 29 December 1772 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1399 She was baptized on 7 February 1773 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1399