Person:Felix Bourg (1)

Felix Xavier Bourg
d.8 Nov 1854 , Assumption, LA
m. 27 Sep 1763
  1. Marie Elisabeth Bourg, 11764 - 1767
  2. Pierre Marguerite Bourg1766 - 1767
  3. Augustin Xavier Bourg1768 -
  4. Felix Xavier Bourg1770 - 1854
  5. Jean Joseph Marie Bourg1772 - 1773
  6. Joseph Faustin Bourg1774 - BEF 1816
  7. Marie Elisabeth Bourg1775 - 1860
  8. Maximilien (Maxile) Bourg1778 - AFT 1829
  9. Elisabeth Felicite Bourg1780 -
m. 13 Apr 1801
Facts and Events
Name Felix Xavier Bourg
Alt Name Francois Felix
Gender Male
Birth? 26 Feb 1770 Crehen, St. Malo, Ille-et-Vilaine, France
Christening[1][2][3] 27 Feb 1770 Pleurtuit, St. Malo, Ille-et-Vilaine, France
Census[6] 1772 St. Malo, , Ille-et-Vilaine, France
Immigration[7][8] 3 Dec 1785 New Orleans, Orleans, LA
Marriage 13 Apr 1801 Plattenville, Assumption, LAto Mary Ann Elizabeth Smith
Census[9] 1820 , Assumption, LA
Census[10] 1830 , Assumption, LA
Census[11] 1840 , Assumption, LA
Census[12] 1850 2nd District, Assumption, LA
Death[4] 8 Nov 1854 , Assumption, LA
Burial[5] 9 Nov 1854 Labadieville, Assumption, LA
References
  1. Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes: 1715 à 1780. (Moncton, NB: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, draft version), p. 1052.

    Baptized as François-Xavier. Sponsors: Simon LE BLANC & Marguerite-Josèphe BOURG (Register Pleurtuit).

  2. Albert J. Robichaux. Acadian Exiles in Saint-Malo, The, pt. I, vol. 1. (Eunice, LA: Hebert Publications, 1981), p. 138 (family #168).

    Francois-Xavier BOURG "or Felix-Xavier," son of Francois-Xavier & 1st wife Elizabeth LEBLANC. Born 26 Feb 1770 at Crehen; baptized next day at Pleurtuit, Ille-et-Vilaine, France. Sponsors: Simon LEBLANC & Marguerite-Josephe BOURG. Lived with family at Pleurtuit until 1772.

  3. Baptismal record, microfilm 1MI EC228, roll 23.

    Felix Xavier Bourg fils legitime de Francois Xavier Bourg et d'Isabelle LeBlanc né a Crehen le 26e feuvrier [sic] 1770 a eté baptizé le landemain parain Simon LeBlanc maraine Margueritte Joseph Bourg presents Margueritte Pitre et autres. Simon Le Blanc N. Roulin, Curé"

    Parish Register of Pleurtuit Church, births & marriages; 1755-Jul 1778; filmed in 1988 on 10 rolls covering dated from 1519 to about 1816; Rennes, France, Archives departmentales d'Ille-et-Vilaine; photocopy in possession of Karen Theriot Reader.

  4. Donald J. Hebert. South Louisiana Records, vol. 3, 1851-1860. (1979, 2nd ed. 1985), p. 91.

    Philomene [sic] Felix BOURG died 10 Nov 1854 at age 84 years (Thib.Ch.: v.1, #285).
    [Felix was parents of several children in Lafourche Parish when he died at age 84, was buried in St. Philomena Church, Assumption Parish.]

    Was record made in Thibodaux Church register also?

  5. Baton Rouge Diocese. Catholic Church Records, vol. 8, 1853-1857. (Baton Rouge, Diocese, 1988), p. 92.

    Buried on 9 Nov 1854, died the day before, age 84 years. Recorded in St. Philomena Church, Labadieville, Assumption, LA (SPH-2, 6B)

  6. Stephen A. White. Dictionnaire Généalogique des Familles Acadiennes: 1715 à 1780. (Moncton, NB: Centre d'Études Acadiennes, draft version), p. 1052.

    Age 2 years.

  7. Donald J. Hébert. Acadian Families in Exile, 1785 & Exiled Acadians, an Index. (Rayne, LA: Hébert Publications, 1995), pp. 102-103.

    Felix Xavier BOURG, age 15, was the oldest of the children of Francois Xavier BOURG [from his 1st marriage], listed in the 52nd family (of 11 persons) aboard the ship "La Ville d'Archangel," embarked for Louisiana on 12 Aug 1785, arrived 3 Dec 1785.

  8. Milton P. & Norma Gaudet Rieder. Crew & Passenger Registration Lists of the Seven Acadian Expeditions of 1785, The. (Metairie, LA: Authors, 1965), p. 77.

    Family #52, headed by Francois Xavier BOURG & his wife Marguerite Pelagie HENRY. [His] son: Felix Xavier BOURG, age 15, sailed on the ship "La Ville D'Archangel" departed France 12 Aug 1785, arrived in Louisiana 3 Dc 1785.

  9. U.S. federal census (online), pp. 32-33 [stamped].

    Line [6],Felix BOURG:
    Free White Males Free White Females Engaged Agric. Slaves Free Colored
    0-9 10-15 16-18 16-25 26-44 45+ / 0-9 10-15 16-25 26-44 45+
    1 1 2 3 0 1 / 3 0 1 0 2 6 1 0
    [Felix is age 50, his wife Mary Ann Elizabeth SMITH is one of 2 females over 45. Who is the other? Their sons would be Mathurin Francois, age 17; Jean, age 14; Jean Louis, age 8. Daughters would be Marie Anne, age 11 (which group is she in?); Basilise Elizabeth, age 4. Who are the other young persons?]

    Ancestry.com, image 9/14.

  10. U.S. federal census (online), Roll 43, p. 108.

    Line 1, Felix BOURQUE:
    Free White Males Free White Females Slaves Total
    0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59... 0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59...
    1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 3 12
    [Felix is age 60 (not 50-59) and his wife Mary Ann Elizabeth SMITH is around age 55. Their son is Jean Louis, age 18. (Who are the males age 20-29? or age 0-4?) Their daughters are Marie Anne, age 21; and Basilise Elizabeth, age 14. (Who are the females age 30-39 and 15-19?) There are also 3 slaves, for a total of 12 persons in household.]

    Ancestry.com, image 29/46.

  11. U.S. federal census (online), Microfilm M704, p. 19.

    Line [13], Felix BOURK:
    Free White Males Free White Females
    0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69... 0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69...
    1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1
    [Felix is age 70 (not 60-69), and his wife Mary Ann Elizabeth SMITH is about 65. The male and female in their 20s may be their daughter Basilise with her husband, and possibly a grandchild? Who is the female 15-19? or male 5-9?]

    Ancestry.com, image 31/44.

  12. U.S. federal census (online), Microfilm M434, Roll 229, p. 143 [72 stamped], 25 Aug 1850.

    Line 2, Dwelling/Family #438: Felix BOURG, male age 82, born in France, a Farmer with real estate valued at $8,000, cannot read or write. He is living with Marie BOURG, age 80, female born in LA, who also cannot read or write, and Carmélite LIGHT, female age 19, born in LA.

    Ancestry.com, image 59/124.