Tenth Generation


1020. François Pierre MAYEUX was born between 1723 and 1726 in Arkansas Post, Diocese of Québec.3153,3154,1151 He appeared in the census in 1745 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA. He was living with his 16-year-old wife, Nicole. He was identifed as being 22 years of age. They couple had two slaves (one male, one young girl). They also had five cattle, two hogs, one musket, two powder, three lead & balls, forty corn, five tobacco, and 18 (arpents) of cultivated land.1257 He died on 9 June 1765 at the age of 42 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.251 François was buried on 9 June 1765 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.842 He had his estate in succession on 20 June 1765 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA. On this date, a tutor for his minor children was elected and an inventory of his goods and habitation was taken. On 3 March 1769, a deliberation took place between the relatives and friends of Francois' minor children for the purpose of [drawing] a farming lease of a habitation belonging to the minors. On the 13th of that month, the lease was awarded to Francois Mayeux (spelled Mayeaux) - likely the son of the deceased. Another document was filed on 1 April 1770 regarding the tutorship of the Mayeux minors to Sieur Lacour.1258 Nicole PREVOST and François Pierre MAYEUX842 signed a marriage contract on 10 February 1745 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1259 They1259 were married on 11 February 1745 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1054,1260

1021. Nicole PREVOST was born about 1729 in Natchitoches (Natchitoches Parish), Louisiana, USA.251,1151 She appeared in the census in 1745 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA with her husband, Pierre.1257 She died on 22 September 1765 at the age of 36 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1261 Nicole was buried on 23 September 1765 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1261

Children were:

i.

Françoise MAYEUX was baptized on 24 February 1747 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1262 She was buried on 25 January 1749 at St. François d’Assise Catholic Cemetery in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.3164

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Francois MAYEUX was born on 3 September 1748 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1262 He was baptized on 22 September 1748 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1262 Although he was only 16 years of age when his parents died in 1765, he appears to have taken partial control at some time of his parent's estate and the rights of succession of his younger siblings. On 12 October 1774, he requested that a family meeting be held at Pointe Coupée so that his siblings could sell their land. The permisson for the family meeting was granted by Commandant Balthazar DeVilliers.3170 On 21 October 1777 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, Jean Baptiste Lacour, curator for François, Joseph, and Baptiste Mayeux, filed a petition before the court regarding the settlement of the account of the Mayeux estate.3171 On 30 October 1777 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, François, Joseph, and Baptiste Mayeux affirmed that the account of the Mayeux estate rendered by Jean Baptiste Lacour was true.3172 On 30 October 1777 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, a settlement of the account of the Mayeux estate took place with the heirs, François, Joseph, and Baptiste Mayeux - all the age of majority.3173 He was likely the "François Mayeux" who was buried on 17 November 1808 at St. François d’Assise Catholic Cemetery in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA. He was identified as 56 years of age in the burial record although he was 60 years old at that time.3162

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Joseph MAYEUX.

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[Unnamed male] MAYEUX was born about 6 December 1752 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA. He died and was buried on 14 December 1752 at St. François d’Assise Catholic Cemetery in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.3163

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Jean Baptiste Pierre MAYEUX.

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vi.

Pierre MAYEUX.

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Julie MAYEUX was born on 16 February 1761 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1263 She was baptized on 15 March 1761 at St. François d’Assise Catholic Church in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1263 She was buried on 23 January 1764 at St. François d’Assise Catholic Cemetery in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1263

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Marie MAYEUX was born on 16 April 1764 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1263 She was baptized on 6 May 1764 at St. François d’Assise Catholic Church in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1263