Juana Sophie Esteve was born about 1763, according to her tombstone.
A tomb in St. Louis cemetery # 1 says: J. Sophie Esteve, spouse of de Lazare Latil, died 13 October 1830, age 67. There is a mason symbol underneath and a partial name, the bottom is broken off, but it looks like "Calonge."The plaque is detached from the tomb and is resting in front of it.
Juana Sophie Esteve's mother was Luisa Mandeville Brounerd, according to the following:
1793, September 22 - Godparents at the St. Louis Church baptism of Carlos Latil were Carlos Ximenez, public secretary for the royal household, and Luisa Mandeville Brounerd, infant's maternal grandmother. (SLC, B11, 278).
Bernard Xavier Philippe de Marigny deMandeville was born October 28, 1785 at his father's plantation on the Mississippi River. The house would be acreoos the street from today's New Orleans Mint on Esplanade. Since Juana was born about 1763, and Bernard was born in 1800, they could not be father and daughter.
Bernard's great grandfather, however, did father a child by an Indian slave. Her name was Magdeleine Renee de Marigny de Mandeville, but she would have been born before 1711.
Maria Juana aka Brunet, and a Mr. de Marigny de Mandeville had a child, Louise de Marigny aka Brunet, a "native of New Orleans," who married Jose Lopez de la Pena, and had a child, Clara Lopez de la Pena, born April 1, 1778 in New Orleans.
1778, April 4 - Godparents of Clara Lopez de la Pena, daughter of Josef Lopez de la Pena and Luisa Marigny de Mandeville, were Luis Du Sea[*]o & Ana Chabert (SLC B9, 19). She was referred to as a "Free Mestiza" (Indian). Her mother, Maria Juana aka Brunet, was a Mestiza, daughter of a white man and an indian. She "had no colored or mulatto blood."
Jose Lopez de la Pena was a Captain of infantry, and a native of Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain.
Clara Lopez de la Pena, born 1778, married Louis Jean Laurent Broyner de Clouet, born February 6, 1766, son of Alexandre Francois Joseph de Clouet de Piedre and Marie Anne "Louise" de Favrot.