Person:Marie LaMatte (1)

Marie Celeste LaMatte
m. 6 Aug 1817
  1. Victor Joseph Gaubert1806 - 1870
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Name Marie Celeste LaMatte
Gender Female
Birth[3] bef 1796 probably New Orleans, Louisiana
Marriage 6 Aug 1817 Assumption Church, Plattenville, Louisianato Pierre Jacob Gauber
Death[4] bef Jan 1836 St. Landry Parish, Louisiana(date of her succession)
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  1.   Assumption, Louisiana, United States. Original Cahier Records. (Napoleonville, Assumption, Louisiana, United States|Napoleonville, Louisiana), Book 2 (1794-1799).

    "Jean Landry sells to Miss Celeste LaMatte, liberated quadroon, for $58.00, a tract of land . . . located on the left bank of Bayou Lafourche. . . . On 30 April 1800, a Spanish document indicates full acquittance is given."

  2.   United States Congress. American State Papers: 8., Public Lands; 9., Claims: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 9v. (Greenville, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1994), Vol. 2 (1809-1815), p. 428, No. 344.
  3. Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Church records. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Vol. 3 (1804-1819), pp. 345 & 474 (citing ASM-7, 7), 1817.

    Marriage of Pierre Jacob Gauber & Marie Celeste LaMatte. States that both her parents were "of New Orleans."

  4. Hébert, Donald J. Southwest Louisiana Records: Church and Civil Records of Settlers, 1756-1810. (Eunice, Louisiana: Hebert Publications, 1974-), Vol. 3 (1831-1840), p. 383 (citing Opelousas Ct. Hse.: Succession #733).