This information might help you in your search.I am descended from Alexis Dupuis and his wife, Elizabeth Scallienne.This family is from the Quebec line of Broussards, descending from Isaac-Urbain Brossard.The Guillory family was also from Quebec, not from Acadia.Your Alexis Dupuis might be a son or grandson of this couple.Note that in the 1870 census, the 8-year-old granddaughter, one Marie Broussard, was living with her grandmother, Marie Josephine Dupuis, who was the daughter of Alex/Alexis Dupuis/Dupuy and the widow of Valery Guillory.Marie was the daughter of Elizabeth Guillory and her first husband, Michel Broussard.
VALERY/VALLERY GUILLORY, (Lineage: CYPRIEN/JEAN BAPTISTE/JOSEPH (PIERRE) GREGOIRE/ FRANCOIS/SIMON/FRANCOIS)son of CYPRIEN GUILLORY and EMELIE ROY, born Oct 21, 1819 in Avoyelles Parish, LA, baptized June 9, 1820 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Mansura, LA by Father Flavis Herni Rossi.Godparents:Joseph Roy and Marie Bordelon, maternal grandparents.Died Jan 19, 1858 in Avoyelles Parish, LA, buried in St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Cemetery, Mansura, LA.
Married MARIE JOSEPHINE DUPUIS, daughter of ALEX/ALEXIS DUPUIS (DUPUY) and ELIZABETH (ELISE) ESCALIEN (SCALLAN, SCALLIENNE), born Oct 30, 1823 in Bayou Rouge, Avoyelles Parish, LA.Date is unsure, because records show she was baptized July 12, 1823
at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Mansura, LA by Father Jean Emile Martin.Godparents: Zenon Juneau and Eugenie Marion.Died 1900 in Plaucheville, Avoyelles
Parish, LA, buried in Mater Dolorosa Catholic Cemetery, Plaucheville, LA.
Note:The 1870 Census taker wrote her name as Roseline Guillory, a 46-year-old widow.
Married Jan 9, 1844 in Avoyelles Parish, LA.
Witnesses to the marriage: A. Joffrion, Aaron S. Phips, & Nicolas Scallan. Married by Etienne (Stephen) Aymond, Justice of the Peace.
The 1870 Census shows Josephine as a widow living between Louis A. & Lameda Joffrion and Joachim & Josephine Dupont. Still at home were Alphonse, Roseline and Roselia. Also living there was 8 year old Marie Broussard, Josephine' s granddaughter (daughter of Elizabeth Guillory and her first husband, Michel Broussard)
Avoyelles Parish, Roll 506, P O Makrsville, Book 1, Page 4756a, Subdivision 5, dated August 12, 1870 by Francois Marcel Dumartrait, Assistant Marshall
Lineage for MARIE JOSEPHINE DUPUIS:
Father: ALEXIS DUPUIS/PIERRE DUPUIS (DUPUY) and MARIE JOSEPHE (FRANCOISE) NORMAND /FRANCOIS DUPUIS and PERINE (PERINNE) CHAMPAGNE/J.B. CHAMPAGNE and MARIE MADELINE (PERINNE) CHAUF – or – JACQUES DUPUIS (DUPUY) and MARIE BIENVENUE
Mother:ELIZABETH (“ELISE”) ESCALIEN (SCALLAN, SCALLIENNE)/NICHOLAS SCALLAN (b. Jan 21, 1742/43 Wexford, Ireland) and MARIE JOSEPHE OUBRE
VALERY/VALLERY GUILLORY and MARIE JOSEPHINE DUPUIS had six children:
I) ELIZABETH/ELISABETH GUILLORY born Jan 18, 1846 in Avoyelles Parish, LA.
Married 1st MICHEL BROUSSARD, born about 1840, died before 1864 in Avoyelles Parish, LA.
Married Feb 7, 1860 in Avoyelles Parish, LA
Had at least one child:
A) MARIE BROUSSARD born ca 1862 died unkn