Sixth Generation


58. Alexis MARCOTTE was born in February 1794 in Bayou Rapides (Rapides Parish), Louisiana, USA.618 He was baptized on 20 April 1802 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.618 He was deceased before 6 Jun 1858 as per the marriage record of his daughter, Odile, to Joseph Gaillard. There is also an usual burial record at St. Paul's in Mansura dated 30 Dec. 1845 that MIGHT belong to him. It reads: "Mlerie Mxreriod??, Spouse of Aymee Jofrion, Age of 63". Celeste Aimée JOFFRION and Alexis MARCOTTE252 were united in Civil Marriage on 8 February 1814 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.1,619 They1,619 were married on 7 October 1814 in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA in a religious ceremony at St. Paul's Catholic Church.620

59. Celeste Aimée JOFFRION was born on 23 August 1792 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.621 She was baptized on 20 November 1796 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.621 She appeared in the census in 1850 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. Her estate was in succession before 24 March 1858 indicating she was deceased by that time.

[Note: Celeste was married twice. Her first marriage was to Pierre Paulin Mayeux. They were joined in a civil ceremony on 30 May 1808 in Avoyelles Parish and in a religious ceremony on 7 July 1808 at St. Paul's in Mansura. Her 2nd marriage was to Alexis Marcotte as outined on this page.]

Children were:

i.

Alexis MARCOTTE was born on 8 May 1815 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.622 He was baptized on 7 December 1817 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.622 He died before 11 December 1855 at the age of 40.

ii.

Eloy MARCOTTE was born on 14 October 1816 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.623 He was baptized on 7 December 1817 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.623

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iii.

Constance MARCOTTE.

iv.

Marguerite MARCOTTE was born on 13 March 1820 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.624 She was baptized on 8 June 1820 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.624 She died before March 1841 at the age of 21 in Louisiana, USA.

v.

Sosthene MARCOTTE was born on 23 June 1822 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.625 He was baptized on 20 November 1822 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.625

vi.

Emelie MARCOTTE was born about 31 March 1824 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.626 She was baptized on 17 June 1824 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.626 She is possibly the person whose burial was record at St. Paul's in Mansura on 21 June 1853. The entry reads: "Jauielo?? Marcotte and infant named Ferdinand, 21 June 1853, Spouse of Francoise Guillot who is also father of 10 day old enfant". Although the name Francoise is a female name, it appears that the record indicates that Francoise is the father of the enfant which, of course, would indicate that he is a male (and that the deceased is a female). She was listed as deceased in the succession records of her mother (Celeste Joffrion) on 10 April 1858.

vii.

Narcisse MARCOTTE was born on 30 August 1825 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.627 He was baptized on 14 December 1826 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.627

viii.

Evariste MARCOTTE was born on 9 April 1826 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.628 He was baptized on 15 July 1827 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.628

ix.

Melina MARCOTTE was born on 14 October 1829 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.629 She was baptized on 16 November 1829 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.629 She died before 16 October 1855 at the age of 26. This is the date her husband remarried to Edvise Desselles.

x.

Hypolite MARCOTTE was born on 18 May 1831 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.630 He was baptized on 14 August 1831 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.630

xi.

Durant MARCOTTE was born on 22 September 1833 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.631 He was baptized on 26 December 1833 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA.631 He was likely the 'Durand Marcotte' whose burial was recorded at Sacred Heart in Moreauville at 8 July 1874 at the age of 39.