Marguerite Arthemise Dugas, born March 28, 1813 was the daughter of Jean Dugas and Marguerite Duhon. She married Marcelin B. LeBlanc, born Sept. 19, 1811. They were married Feb. 1, 1830. This couple is listed in both the 1860 census and the 1870 census.
Marcelin B. LeBlanc, her husband however, fathered black creole children with his housekeeper, Susane Joseph. In the 1870 census, Susane Joseph is living next to Marcelin LeBlanc and Marguerite Arthemise Dugas.
1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Artimin Leblanc Estimated Birth Year: 1813 Age in 1870: 57 Birthplace: Louisiana Home in 1870: Ward 12, Assumption, Louisiana Race: White Gender: Female Value of real estate: View image Post Office: Napoleonville Household Members: Name Age Marcella Leblanc 59 Artimin Leblanc 57 Marcel Leblanc 21 Justin Leblanc 16
Name: Susann Joseph Estimated Birth Year: 1848 Age in 1870: 22 Birthplace: Louisiana Home in 1870: Ward 12, Assumption, Louisiana Race: Black Gender: Female Value of real estate: View image Post Office: Napoleonville Household Members: Name Age Margeret Ann 21 Susann Joseph 22 Emma Joseph 1