Family:Jean Rodrigue and Marie Naquin (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage? 10 Jan 1844 Thibodaux, Lafourche, Louisiana, USASt. Joseph's Catholic Church
29 Dec 1951

Jean Adolph Rodrigue and Marie Donatile Naquin were married in January, 1844. They lived on their forty-acre farm in Lafourche Parish. After the Civil War, they moved to Iberia Parish, where they bought 92 acres of land, about ten miles from New Iberia, in the vicinity of Avery Island. They had a mill and made open-kettle sugar and later converted it into a syrup mill.

Source: Family records


Marriage Bond

Marriage Bond Rodrigue-Naquin 1844
Marriage Bond Rodrigue-Naquin 1844
State of Louisiana, Parish of LaFourche

Know all men by those present that the Jean Adolphe Rodrigue of the Parish of St. Jean Baptiste as principal and Bazile Dugas of said interior parish are indebted to Sam McAllister Parish Judge of said interior parish in the sum of three hundred dollars which the promise will and truly to pay to him and his successors in office. Dated and signed this 10th January 1844 [Note: all records say 1844, however, the writing looks like 1845 (ab)].

Now the condition of this obligation is such that whereas the said Rodrigue has this day procured from said McAllister one license of matrimony with Marie Donatilde Naquin daughter of Joseph Naquin of said interior parish and his wife Celeste Prejean. Therefore if in two years after said marriage no legal objection shall be made thereto then this obligation to be null otherwise to remain in full force and effect.


James Frost
Jean Adolphe Rodrigue
Bazile Dugas

Certificate of Marriage

Census Records

Residence, 1860

Record Information from Census Record

Date: 10 September 1860
Place: Ward 6, Lafourche Parish

  • Jean Rodrigue M 40 Carpenter, Value of Real estate - 1500, Value of personal property - 400
  • Marie D F 38
  • Floriska F 14
  • Cimillien M 13
  • Rosa F 12
  • Justilien M 5
  • Marie Gautreaux F 19
  • Joseph Gautreaux M 5
  • Emelie Prejean F 13

Residence, 1870

Record Information from Census Record

Date: 24 July 1870
Census Place: Ward 2, Iberia, Louisiana

  • Rodrigue, John Head WM 51 Farmer
  • Mary wife WF 47 Keeping house
  • Rosa 20 WF 20
  • Similien WM 22 Farm laborer, Value of Real Estate - $500, Value of Personal Estate - $100
  • Justilien WM 14
  • Theresa WF 9
  • Marie WF 7
  • Catherine WF 3
  • Douley, Joseph WM 20 Farm laborer
  • Douley, Florisca WF 24
  • Rodrigue, Preville 34 Farm laborer

Residence, 1880

Record Information from Census Record

Date: 5 June 1880
Census Place: Petite Anse, Iberia, Louisiana

  • Rodrigue, John Head WM 60 Farmer
  • Donatile wife WF 56 Keeping house
  • Justilian son WM 23 Bricklayer
  • Ellena daughter WF 18
  • Theresa daughter WF 18
  • Mary daughter WF 16
  • Louise daughter WF 12
  • Nicholas nephew WM 16 Works in field
  • Fernand grandchild WM 2
  • Similien WM 33
  • Laura wife WF 21

Petite Anse is French for Avery Island, a salt dome located in Iberia Parish, Louisiana, United States, about three miles (5 km) inland from Vermilion Bay, which in turn opens onto the Gulf of Mexico. A small human population resides on the island. Wikipedia Article about Avery Island

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  1.   Louisiana Marriages to 1850. (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1997).

    Spouse 1: Naquin, Marie Donatile [record spells it Donarilde]. Spouse 2: Rodrigue, Jean Adolphe. Marriage Date: 10 Jan 1844. Marriage Location: Louisiana, Lafourche Parish.

  2.   Clerk of Court's Office, Thibodeaux, Louisiana.
    Marriage Bond Rodrigue-Naquin 1844
  3. St. Joseph's Church Records, Thibodeaux, Louisiana.
    Marriage Certificate
  4. 1860 United States Federal Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Ward 6, Lafourche, Louisiana; Roll: M653_413; Page: 0; Image: 186., 10 Sep 1860.
    1860 Census
  5. Steuart, Raeone Christensen. Louisiana 1870 census index. (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, c2000), Year: 1870; Census Place: Ward 2, Iberia, Louisiana; Roll: M593_513; Page: 170; Image: 341., 26 July 1870.
    1870 Census
  6. United States. Bureau of the Census. 10th census, 1880. Louisiana, 1880 federal census : soundex and population schedules. (Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, 19--?), Year: 1880; Census Place: Petite Anse, Iberia, Louisiana; Roll: T9_454; Family History Film: 1254454; Page: 457.2000; Enumeration District: 32; Image: 0298., 5 Jun 1880.
    1880 Census