574. Pierre DUCÔTÉ II was born on 4 September 1753 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1061 He was baptized on 9 September 1753 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1062 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. Pierre on 10 November 1778 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA sold 5 arpents on the river with a house, outbuildings, silver/indigo for $600 to André Tessier.1063 Revolutionary War Military service: American Revolution - Pointe Coupee Militia. He appeared in the census in 1785 at Avoyelles Post in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. In 1795, "Pierre Ducote" was listed as an inhabitant of Avoyelles, Louisiana, who owns slaves and who contributed to the indemnity to those of the Pointe Coupee whose slaves were executed as a result of the conspiracy of the Negroes. This indemnity fund was established by Spanish Governor General Baron de Carondelet so that slaveholders could be reimbursed for slaves who were sentenced to death, killed in flight or sentenced to the public works. This fund was established in conjunction with new slave control regulations and restricted slave trade after Captain Guillaume Duparc, commandant of the Pointe Coupée Post,learned in April of 1795 of a plot by local slaves to force their masters into giving them their freedom. At that time, Duparc immed. sent out three patrols to arrest the slaves suspected of planning the revolt. Soon afterwards, several negroes and mulattos were arrested and jailed. In all, sixty three persons were implicated; fifteen were hanged and several others were sentenced to presidio duty or banished from the colony. The slaveholder tax of 1795 imposed a tax of six "escalins" (75 cents) per slave on slaveowners in the Louisiana colony. There was considerable opposition to this tax and many refused to pay. Pierre paid a tax of 6 piastres. He appeared in the census in 1810 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. Pierre died . He was likely buried on 20 December 1836 in Mansura (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA. I also have a portion of a succession for a 'Pierre Ducote' (documents dated 4 March 1837). Although there is no other identifying info on the document, every signature on the document is either a son or son-in-law of this Pierre Ducote. He had his estate in succession on 4 March 1837. Henriette Josèphe RABALAIS and Pierre DUCÔTÉ II560,842 were married on 16 February 1773 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1064 They1064 appeared in the census in 1820 in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana, USA (it appears that there is a female in the census old enough to be Henriette).