Patty, here's Ambriose's lineage down to my mother:
I.Ambriose Heidel and Anna Marguerite Chauffe,
C.Regina Heidel and Sebastian Frederic,
2.Marie Rose Frederic married Louis Collette, She was born on 4 November 1742.
a)Marie Therese Collette married Pierre Joseph Burat, son of Joseph Guillaume Burat and Marie Louise Millet. She was born in 1776. She died in 1832.
(1)Jean Baptiste Buras was born in 1798. He married Genevieve Yarborough, daughter of Jourdan Yarborough and Marie Jeanne Cosse, on 29 June 1823.
(b)Jeanne Emelie married Alfred Celestin Buras, son of Celestin Burat and Eliza Plummer. She was born on 1 March 1845. She died in 1886 at Port Eades, Plaquemines Parish, LA.
i)Celestin Julian Buras was born on 13 March 1861. He married Camille Delphine Baril, daughter of Philibert Edouard Baril and Cecile Thrum, on 9 March 1884 at Our Lady of Good Harbor Church, Buras, Plaquemines Parish, LA. He died on 5 January 1942 at age 80.
(d)Joseph August Buras.He was born on 13 April 1902 at Buras, Plaquemines Parish, LA. He married Yvonne Bertha Bourgeois, daughter of Robert Alfred Bourgeois and Marie Germaine Morvant, on 24 February 1921 at Point a la Hache, Plaquemines Parish, LA. He died on 28 May 1975 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, at age 73.
i)Germaine Audrey Buras was born on 20 October 1922 at Port Eades, Plaquemines Parish, LA. She married Robert Gordon Slaten, son of Clyde Eugene Slaten Sr. and Fannie Pearl Sheppard, on 27 June 1942 at Arabi, St. Bernard Parish, LA. She died on 9 July 1993 at Picayune, MS, at age 70.
The bulk of the earlier stuff was secured through internet connections, so I am not 100% sure of its veracity.Any corrections that you can pass on deeply appreciated.
While raised in New Orleans and Baton ROuge, I am now living in upstate New York, enjoying the "white stuff!" Andrew