Tenth Generation

986. Jean (Baptiste) MOREAU was baptized on 20 April 1709 in Port-Louis (Morbihan) (Bretagne Region), France.1,2046 He came to the New World via/on "Profond" in 1720.1 He died before 12 December 1767.2047 Marie Anne GIRAUDON (GIRODON) and Jean (Baptiste) MOREAU2048 were married on 7 January 1735 in New Orleans (Orleans Parish), Louisiana, USA. They signed a marriage contract on 7 January 1735 in New Orleans (Orleans Parish), Louisiana, USA.2049

987. Marie Anne GIRAUDON (GIRODON) could not have been the d/o Pierre Girouard and Marie Doiron as often believed. Marie Anne Giraudon's name appears on the 1721 ship list of the 'La Baleine' (a "Baleine Bride"). This ship contained a cargo of perspective brides from France. (The ship had departed France on 12 June 1720 bound for Louisiana. The ship arrived off Ship Island (near Biloxi) on 5 January 1721 and dropped anchor at Biloxi on 8 January 1721.) She was 21 years old at the time placing her birth as c1700. She married Louis Viger in New Orleans on 13 March 1722 and had, at least, five children with him before his death in 1735. At the same time, Pierre Girouard and Marie Doiron were not married until 1709, had their first child in Sep. 1710 and second in Feb. 1712. (Note: Marie Anne Giraudon's marriage record to Louis Viger lists her parents as Pierre Giraudon & Marie Dovame.) She died after 16 March 1778. On this date, was named in a civil case between "Geneveva Viger, widow of Labe" and "Pedro Clermont" (her son-in-law) which was brought forth to prevent him from taking possession of a certain property on Royal Street as well as a slave named Rosette.3083,1

[Note: Marie Anne's first marriage was to Louis Viger on 13 March 1722 at New Orleans.]

Children were:



Marie Anne MOREAU.