Family:Jean-Baptiste Rodrigue and Marie Dervain (1)

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Marriage? 1 Jun 1763 Edgard, St. John the Baptist, Louisiana, United States
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Children of Jean-Baptiste and Marie Dervain

There were 12 known children from this marriage.

Name of Child Birth Baptism Death Marriage
1. Dorotee 2 September 1773 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 11a) 19 September 1773 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 11a) 1. 7 January 1791 - Antonio Dellatte II (son of Antoine Delatte & Margueritte Lejeune) (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 43b); 2. 14 November 1811 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V III. pp 136 and 136b).
2. Jean Lion, native of Rochfort, France (son of Pierre Lion and Marguerite Mornderiet) (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V III, pp 136 and 136b).
2. Jean Francois (twin brother of Francoise Ursule) July 1778 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 37a) 8 February 1803 - Marianne (Mary Anne) Desnoyers, daughter of Jean Desnoyers & Louise Fontenot (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, pp 108a & 108b). The couple had five children.
3. Francoise Ursule (twin sister of Jean Francois Rodrigue) July 1778 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 37a) 8 June 1795 - Antoine Dupus (son of Francois Dupis & Perinne La Champana/Chapana) (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 65a). Antoine died at the age of 30, in July 1813 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 131).
4. Marie Josephe (called Josette) 1. 4 June 1782 - Ambrose Borne (son of Antoine Borne and Marie Haydel)(St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 16a); (Ambrose died in 1794).
2. Noel Delatte (son of Antoine Louis Delatte and Marguerite Clero/Clerot)
5. Louis (spelled his name Rodrit) 5 November 1793 - Osita or Ozette Clero (born to Francois Clero and Marguerite Delatte on 26 November 1772) (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 56b).
6. Alexis (or Alexix) 8 August 1780 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 48b) 24 September 1780 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 48b)
7. Jean Rene 4 November 1782 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 56b) 7 November 1782 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 56b) Buried 22 August 1801 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 59b)
8. Agnes 27 September 1784 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 68a) 21 November 1784 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 68a) 1. 11 April 1804 - Adam Webre (widower of Manet Haydel, son of Jean Webre and Catherine Tregre) (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I p 116a); Adam died in 1813.
2. 4 June 1816 - Michel Cormier (widower of Louise Gilbeau, native of Attakapas, son of Michel and ? Saylnier) (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V III p. 55b).
9. Angelique 1. 20 April 1787 - Jean Louis Delatte (son of Antoine Louis Delatte and Catherine Clero/Clerot) (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 30b).
2. 4 January 1805 - Nicolas Keller (widower of Agnes Schexnayder and son of Jean Pierre Keller and Catherine Vairley) (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 112b).
10. Pierre 30 January 1792 - Marie Therese Morin (daughter of Christopher Morin and Marie Therese Couvilie) (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 40a).
11. Jean Charles (Juan Carlos) (spelled his name Rodrit) Buried 27 October 1802, at age 38 (St. John the Baptist Church Records, V I, p 66) Pelagie Helfer (Elfer)
12. Gabriel - In Saint-Jean-Baptiste des Allemands by Glenn R. Conrad, Gabriel is listed as the son of Jean-Baptiste Rodrigue (p. 363.); and Jean-Baptiste's second wife Marguerite is listed as Gabriel's stepmoter (p. 306).

Sources: Family records of Dorothy Naquin [3], Saint-Jean-Baptiste des Allemands by Glenn R. Conrad [1] and St. Bernard Genealogical Society's L'Heritage newsletter [10].

1784 Census of the Louisiana German Coast

The family of Jean-Baptiste Rodrigue and wife Marie Joseph "Dervin" is listed in the General Census of 1784 of the Second Coast of the Germans (present-day St. Charles and St. John the Baptist parishes).[5]

Jean Rodrigue and Marie Joseph Dervin in the 1784 Census of the Louisiana German Coast
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Jean Rodrigue and Marie Joseph Dervin in the 1784 Census of the Louisiana German Coast

Last Will and Testament of Jean Baptiste Rodrigue and his wife Marie Josephe Dorvin

No. 8; 8-18-83 (p. 72). Witnessed by Antoine Delatte, Dominique Guiddy, Louis Pain and Daniel Pain.[1] [2]

Inventory of the community property of Jean-Baptiste Rodrigue and his late wife, Marie Josephe Dorvin (1785)

No. 22. 8-16-85 (p. 88). Inventory taken on the Rodrigue farm by Pierre Becnelle and Jean-Pierre Bossie in the presence of Jean-Baptiste Rodrigue; Ambroise Borne, his son-in-law; and Jacques Troxler, his brother-in-law. Debts owed by the community to: Cantrelle, Fevre, Antoine Baudouin. One item on the inventory reads "for the expenditure of his wife, Marguerite Delatte, a sum of 62 piastres. Signing the document were Pierre Bossie, Jean-Pierre Bossie and Jean-Pierre Keller. Partition, October 9, 1785. Each of the 11 children of Jean-Baptiste Rodrigue and Marie Josephe Dorvin is to receive 596 piastres from their mother's succession.[1] [2]

NOTE: There were twelve known children, however, only 11 are referenced in this record. Did one child die before 1785?

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Conrad, Glenn R. Saint-Jean-Baptiste des Allemands: Abstracts of the Civil Records of St. John the Baptist Parish with Genealogy and Index, 1753-1803. (Lafayette, Louisiana: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1972).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rodrigue Records in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, 1783-1805. (Taken from: Conrad, Glenn R. Saint-Jean-Baptiste des Allemands: Abstracts of the Civil Records of St. John the Baptist Parish with Genealogy and Index, 1753-1803 (Lafayette, Louisiana: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1972).).
  3. Family Records of Dorothy Naquin.

    Jean Baptiste Rodrigue was a majordomo of the church.

  4.   Tanguay, Cyprien. Dictionnaire généalogique des familles canadiennes depuis la fondation de la colonie jusqu'à nos jours. (Montréal: Eusèbe Senécal, 1871-1890), VII, pp. 25-26.
  5. Robichaux, Albert J. Louisiana Census and Militia Lists, 1770-1789: Vol. 1: German Coast, New Orleans, below New Orleans and Lafourche. (Harvey, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States|Harvey, Louisiana: Privately Printed, 1973).
    1784 Census of LA German Coast
  6.   Rodrigue Lineages, in Réal Rodrigue. Rodrigue Families Association.
  7.   Ancestor #: A097989, in Daughters of the American Revolution. Genealogical Research System.
  8.   Galvez Expedition.
  9.   Death Certificate of Jean Baptiste Rodrigue.

    Transcription of death certificate.

  10. The Rodrigue Family, in St. Bernard Genealogical Society (Louisiana). L'Heritage. (Chalmette, Louisiana: Saint Bernard Genealogical Society, 1978-2004), V I, pp. 33-41.