Including Early Pointe Coupee & Avoyelles Colonists

...and their roots in Canada, France, Germany...

Port of LaRochelle in Charente Maritime

Welcome to my Home Page! My name is Cathy. How's ya Momma and them doin?

Many of my ancestors were among the first colonists of Pointe Coupee, Avoyelles, Mobile, Opelousas, the German Coast as well as New France. If you have ties to these areas, there's a good chance you'll find something here to interest you.

My Ancestor Surname List
Name Index List

The Guillaume Lemoine Page

My Paternal Great-Great-Grandparents:
Ovide Lemoine & Victoria Dufour
Joseph Lemoine & Azema Lemoine
Augustin Couvillion & Florence Couvillion
Leon Fernand Guillory & Angeline Mayeux

My Maternal Great-Great-Grandparents:
Zenon Vincent Mayeux & Armide Moreau
Joseph Coco & Pauline Mayeux
Augustin Bordelon & Constance Marcotte
Adolph P. Rabalais & Javelli Rabalais

For you non-Southern types, "lagniappe" means "a little somethin' extra"

Families on 1745 Pointe Coupee Census

Rouensa, Illiniwek Indian Chief

The Company of One Hundred Associates

La Grande Recrue de 1653

The King's Daughters (Filles du Roi)

Jean Roy & Francoise Bouet's Connection to Jeanne Mance

1666 Montreal Recensement

The Carignan-Salieres Regiment

Helene Desportes and the Will of Samuel Champlain

Catholic Priests of Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana 1796-1910

Guillory Family: The infamous "Margarita" case

Site of "Le Poste de Pointe Coupée", "L’Église St-François d’Assise" and Nicolas de la Cour land/house

Replica of 2nd St. Francis Catholic Church, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana - Dedicated 1760

Picture of 2nd St. Francis Catholic Church, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana - Dedicated 1760

Current St. Francis Catholic Church, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana

Understanding Place Names in France

Louisiana Lineage Research Book Suggestions

Civil War Pension Transcriptions

Avoyelles Soldiers in the American Revolution
(Pic above: Flags that flew over Louisiana during the American Revolution (Source: http://www.usskidd.com/battles-revolution.html)

Plaque - Pointe Coupee Militia 1779 - Plaque in Pointe Coupee

Document Page

Links to copies of marriage records & other colonial documents

My book: "Long Journey Home: The Ancestry of the Bret, Coco, Drapeau, Goudeau, Gremillon and Tassin Families in France"

Researching Avoyelles Families in Louisiana, Canada and France

Tombstone Pictures

Ancestor Photographs

Joseph Ferdinand Mayeux, My Elusive Great-Grandfather

My name is Cathy Lemoine Sturgell and I'd love to hear from you!
Last updated on 4-19-2016
Comments?? Corrections??? Need a lookup?? E-MAIL ME AT: cathysturgell@yahoo.com

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