Family:Joseph Naquin and Celeste Prejean (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1][3] 27 Jul 1812 Plattenville, Assumption, Louisiana, United States

Marriage Record

Marriage record of Josef Naquin and Celeste Prechant - 27 July 1812
Marriage record of Josef Naquin and Celeste Prechant - 27 July 1812
Diocese of Baton Baton Rouge

Department of Archives
1800 South Acadian Thruway
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Translation of Marriage Record, 7 July 1812
Josef Naquin with Celeste Prechant [Prejean]
From Records of Assumption Church
Plattenville, Louisiana
ASM-2, Page 195, Entry 338

The twenty-seventh day of July of the year 1812, I, the undersigned pastor of Assumption of Valenzuela, after having read the proclamations and no impediment having been found, married and joined in Matrimony according to the rite of Our Mother Church, Joseph Ambrosio Naquin, native of this parish and legitimate son of JOSEPH NAQUIN and of MARIA JOSEFA ARSEMENT, with Celeste Prechant, native of the Parish of Saint James of Cahaabanoce, and legitimate daughter of Basilio Prechant and of Rosalia St. Julien, all residents of Bayou; of which the witnesses were Antonio Rabosseaux and Estevan Boudreau. In testimony of which I signed on said day, month and year, as above.

(Signed) Antoine Rabosseau (Signed) Etienne Boudraux (Signed) Fr. Bernade De Deva

Department of the Archives
Diocese of Baton Rouge
(Signature) Elizabeth B. Gianelloni, Archivist
20 January 1972

  1. Edmund West (compiler). Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Source Citation: Birth year: 1791; Birth city: St James; Birth state: LA.

    Name: Celeste Prejean
    Spouse: Joseph Ambrose Naquin
    Parents: Basile Prejean, Rosalie Lachaussee
    Birth Place: St James, LA
    Birth Date: 19 Jan 1791
    Marriage Place: Plattenville, LA
    Marriage Date: 27 Jul 1812
    Death Date: 1818
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  2.   Westerman, Audrey B. Lafourche Parish, Louisiana census, 1850. (Thibodaux, Louisiana: Nicholls State University, c1979), Year: 1850; Census Place: Bayou Lafourche, Lafourche, Louisiana; Roll M432_232; Page: 322; Image: 647., 1850, Primary quality.

    -Joseph Naquin 60 M Farmer, Value of Real Estate - $1500
    -Celeste 44 F
    -Cleophas 16 M Farmhand
    -Adolestine 12 F
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  3. Marriage record of Josef Naquin and Celeste Prechant - 27 July 1812