Ninth Generation

330. Adrien Amable COUVILLION was born on 17 March 1751 and baptized the same day in Laval (Sainte-Rose-de-Lima) (Quebec Province), Canada.1,1137 He died before 2 January 1808. According to a document found in his succession file, an application for Letters of Administration was filed on that date by Pierre Couvillion, his son. There is also another document in the file dated 29 December 1808 regarding his inventory.1,1138 Marianne POURCIAU/POURCEAU and Adrien Amable COUVILLION were married on 7 January 1779 at St. François d’Assise Catholic Church & Cemetery in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1,1140,1141

331. Marianne POURCIAU/POURCEAU was born on 25 October 1759 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1142 She was baptized on 4 November 1759 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1142 She died before 1828. According to Ira Couvillion's book entitled "To Avoyelles with the Couvillions", she was buried in New Orleans but no such record has been found.

REPORT: "Correcting the widely-distributed error in the identification of and ancestry of the Couvillion Louisiana progenitor"

NOTE: There is a lot of mis-information that has been distributed about the parents of Adrien Amable Couvillion, husband of Marianne Pourciau/Pourceau. In order to clarify the names of his parents, I'm posting the Couvillion-Pourceau marriage record here. As you can see, his parents are identified as "Adrien Couvions" and "Françoise Labrocarie". The actual name of his mother is Marie Françoise Boullerise (Boulerise, Bourhis, Boulerice). He is not the s/o Jean Baptiste Quévillon and Marie Anne Cadieu.:

Children were:


Véronique COUVILLION was born in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA. She died before 14 September 1801. On this date, her husband remarried.



Marie Barbe Amable COUVILLION.


Pétronille COUVILLION was born about November 1781 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1144 She was baptized on 24 February 1782 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1144


Pierre COUVILLION was born on 28 May 1783 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1145 He was baptized on 22 September 1783 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1146 War of 1812 Military service: (War of 1812, Private; 17th, 18th and 19th Consolidated Regiment, Louisiana Regiment) in 1812.1147 He died before 9 October 1821. His estate was in succession by that date in (Avoyelles Parish), Louisiana.


Gertrude COUVILLION was born on 3 August 1785 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1148 She was baptized on 22 January 1786 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA.1148 She possibly died on 16 March 1847 but this is an unsourced bit of information. This death record does not appear in the St. Paul's 1847 records.











Elizabeth (Elize) COUVILLION was born about 1797 in (Pointe Coupée Parish), Louisiana, USA. She was likely the 'Widow Antoine Bordelon' whose burial was recorded at Marksville on 7 Oct 1876 (age 79).1149