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ZIMMERMAN - BLANCHARD
Jared Zimmerman
San Francisco  CA
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I am interested in learning more about Jean ZIMMERMAN and his wife Marie Josephine (no ages, no specific locations, unclear if they were German) - they had 1 child Jean Joseph ZIMMERMAN (1836-1901) married to Francoise Anais BLANCHARD (1840-1922) in 1861 in Breaux Bridge, LA and they had 11 children. Thanks in advance! [query posted online 1/6/2016]

RICKER - ROUILLIER
Julie
Lacombe  LA
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I am searching for information on Robert RICKER born circa 1852, wife Laura ROUILLIER, daughter Julia Mary RICKER (my grandmother). Any information would be appreciated. [query posted online 1/6/2016]

GODBERY - WELHAM
Glen Godbery
Baton Rouge  LA
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I am interested in the story of James GODBERY, the son of James GODBERY and Catherine Mariner WELHAM. He was born around 1805 and his father died around 1829. He, his mom and William WELHAM formed a company that became the Welham and Godbery Plantations. I have read the story of William WELHAM and I would like to learn more about the story of James. He also had a son James in the late 1860's who was my grandfather who had another son, James in 1926 - my father. [query posted online 1/6/2016]

ARCENEAUX - VILLAVASO - SANDERS - CELESTINE
Janice Arceneaux
 Georgia
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Searching for information or descendants of Ernest ARCENEAUX, B-1853, St. James Parish who married Ernestine (some records state "CELESTINE") VILLAVASO. Their son was Joseph Wilfred ARCENEAUX (Freddy)- B1883-D-1939. The family lived in the Edgard-Vacherie area in the mid to late 1800s. At least Joseph, or "Freddy" had moved to the east bank Reserve by the 1910 census. He was employed by Elias MADERE in 1918. He married Angele SANDY (SANDERS). [query posted online 1/6/2016]

SCHAAF
Jacqueline Girouard
College Station  Texas
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The book "German Coast Families" by Albert J. Robichaux, Jr. on page 308 mentions 2 Adam SCHAAFs. One Adam with a wife name Catharina and a son named Hans Michel. Another paragraph mentions Adam SCHAAF, wife Eve and 3 children: Johannes, Andreas and Hans Caspar. Does anyone know if these two Adams are the same person with two spouses or if they are 2 different people? The text isn't clear. Thank you for your help. [query posted online 1/6/2016]

BOFTZ - KESLIN
Dr James Graham Hair
Alexandria  Louisiana
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I am interested in information on Daniel BOFTZ (HOFT, BOSSE, BOSS, etc). He apparently emigrated to th German-Acadian Coast in about 1720 with his wife Helena KESLIN. [query posted online 1/6/2016]

VAUDRY
James W. Vaudry Jr
New Orleans  La
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I am interested in any information you have on those with the surname "VAUDRY" including Jean VAUDRY and Norbert VAUDRY. I believe the latter, and possibly the former, to be my ancestors.

HELTZ - HELD - HÖLD
Thomas Gautreaux
Hammond  Louisiana
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Possible "HELTZ" or "HELD" ancestor, Johann Heinrich HÖLD b. 1733 at Neuwiller-les-Saverne, Alsace, son of Johann Georg HÖLD/HELD and Anna Margarethe GRAF. Lutheran Church Records. Interested in contacting others researching HELTZ family. [query posted online 1/6/2016]

WARNER
Hal Perry
Charleston  South Carolina
Email

Looking for info about a town or sugar plantation called White Castle on the Mississippi River below Baton Rouge - 1830s to 1850s. The family name WARNER and emigrated from Stuttgart, Wurtemberg, Germany. [query posted online 5/20/2015]

BOUDOIN - BELSOM
Julia Dumas Wilks
Smyrna  Delaware
Email

Any information on Pierre BOUDOIN and his wife Pélagie BELSOM (including parents, siblings and children) would be greatly appreciated. They resided in St. Charles Parish about 1780-1840. I am a descendant of their son Antoine BOUDOIN (1808-1880) of Saint John the Baptist Parish. [query posted online 5/20/2015]

FRIERDICH
Doris Fredrick
Gardnerville  Nevada
Email

I am looking for information on the FRIERDICH line that owned a rice plantation in Louisiana before the Civil War. I understand they lost the plantation during the war. Possible head of household is Ignatz FRIEDRICH. Any help would be appreciated. [query posted online 5/20/2015]

HUNOLD - McCLOSKEY
James Cook
Vicksburg  Mississippi
Email

Can someone translate a French marriage record from 1881 obtained from St Peter's Catholic Church in New Iberia. Annie HUNOLD and John McCLOSKEY are my wife's great grandparents. [Query posted online 5/20/2015]

REMONDET - BETHANCOURT
Bill Willcox
Melbourne  Australia
Email

We have strong ancestral links to Louisiana through many family lines. Currently we are researching our REMONDET family links and it starts with our great-great-great-grandparents: Madelaine Clara Remondet (b. 1819, St. James Parish) married Pierre Paul Bethancourt (b. 1801, St. John the Baptist Parish). We are trying to find out more on our Remondet ancestors and back to Bourgogne in France. We have the Remondet line going back to our 6th great-grandparents who were, Joseph Remondet (born 1710 in Bourgogne, France) and Marie Victoire (born 1715 in Bourgogne, France). Any historical or other information would be appreciated and if you are related to us then please get in touch. [query posted online 3/13/2015]

CLEMENT - PARQUET
Jovon
Reserve  Louisiana
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Looking for any Information on Francois CLEMENT, his son Jacques CLEMENT, his son Celestine CLEMENT Sr and his son Celestine CLEMENT Jr, his Son Bartholemy CLEMENT. These individuals are all decesed they are my Great-Grandfathers. They lived in Montz Louisiana. The PARQUET family now lives there. I would like to hear from descendants of whom are relatives of Celestine CLEMENT. [query posted online 3/13/2015]

POCHÉ - KELLER
Carolyn Dunn
Mandeville  Louisiana
Email

I am interested in finding the connection between Justine POCHÉ and Judge Felix POCHÉ. Justine was married to Jean-Baptiste KELLER. I descend from their son, Francois Nicholas KELLER. I am just discovering my history back to the German Coast area and know very little about it. Any information about this POCHÉ family would be appreciated! [query posted online 3/13/2015]

BERTHELOT - LOUP
Adele Berthelot
Gramercy  Louisiana
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Looking for information on children of Yves BERTHELOT, son of Jean Louis Urbain BERTHELOT. I found out that he was a native of Mobile and settled in St. John the Baptist Parish in Edgard. He died Aug 4, 1847 at age of 88. He married Marie LOUP on Oct 23, 1783. [query posted online 3/13/2015]

EDELMAYER - KLEIN
Joanna Wallbillich
Mandeville  Louisiana
Email

I am researching the EDELMAYER and KLEIN colonial families of the German Coast. Would like to exchange information. [query posted online 3/13/2015]

 

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