Eighth Generation


214. Laurent DUPRÉ dit Terrebonne was baptized on 2 January 1746 in New Orleans (Orleans Parish), Louisiana, USA although he was likely born on the German Coast in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana1326 He was buried on 24 April 1783 in Opelousas (St. Landry Parish), Louisiana, USA.1327 His succession is dated 8 July 1783.1328 Laurent fought in the American Revolution in the Opelousas Militia. His name appears on several Opelouas Militia lists but one of the most critical for entry into the DAR/SAR is the 8 June 1777 list. 2729 He Marie Josèphe FONTENOT and Laurent DUPRÉ dit Terrebonne842 were married on 26 May 1772 at Saint Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas (St. Landry Parish), Louisiana, USA.1329

215. Marie Josèphe FONTENOT was born about 1757.1330,1331 She died after 1 February 1801 at the age of 44.

[Note: Marie Josephe's 2nd marriage was to Louis (Grand Louis) Fontenot on 6 December 1786 in Opelousas.]

Children were:

i.

Laurent DUPRÉ II was born about 1773.1332

ii.

Governor Jacques DUPRÉ was born on 12 February 1773 in Louisiana, USA.1333 He was baptized on 9 May 1773 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1333 War of 1812 Military service: War of 1812, Major, Louisiana Militia, 16th Regiment. Between 1830 and 1831 he was a 8th Governor of Louisiana. Jacques died on 14 September 1846 at the age of 73 in Opelousas (St. Landry Parish), Louisiana, USA. He was a Louisiana State Representative. He was a Louisiana State Senator. Jacques was buried at St. Landry Catholic Cemetery in Opelousas (St. Landry Parish), Louisiana, USA.

iii.

Louis DUPRÉ was born about 1775.1332

iv.

Julie DUPRÉ was born about 1776.1332

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v.

Eugenie DUPRÉ.

vi.

Antoine DUPRÉ was born about February 1780.1334 He was baptized on 2 April 1780 in Opelousas (St. Landry Parish), Louisiana, USA.1334 He was buried on 18 May 1810 at Saint Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas (St. Landry Parish), Louisiana, USA.1335