Re: Sellers / Louisiana 1800
Isabelle Sellers was the daughter of Louis Matthew Sellers of NC. and Marie Reine Aucoin..Isabelle was born 15 feb 1804 in st. Martin Louisaina and married James Whittington.Louis Matthew Sellers was born 24 mar 1772 Charleston, S.C., and Marie Reine Aucoin was born 20 nov. 1778 St. Similien Nantes, France.See more below...would love to know the Arsonneau and Cormier connection...
SELLERS, Louis Mathieu - [record has CELLARS] of S. Carolina and a convert bt. 31 Jan. 1796 at age 24 yrs on 15 March next. Spons: Louis ARSONNEAU & Magdeleine BRAU, veuve CORMIER - all from Carencro. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (SM Ch.: v.4, #768)
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ALEXANDRE AUCOIN - born August 10, 1725, at Cobequid, Parish of Saint-Pierre and Saint-Paul, son of Alexis AUCOIN and Anne-Marie BOURG.
died at age 55 years, buried October 12, 1780 (Saint-Similien of Nantes)
married (1) about 1753 in the Parish of Saint-Charles
MARIE TRAHAN - born in 1730 in the Parish of Saint-Joseph in Acadie,
died in Virginia on February 27, 1756.
Married (2) October 22, 1759 (Liverpool, England)
ELIZABETH DUON - born May 21, 1743 in the Parish of Saint-Joseph in Acadie, daughter of Jean-Baptiste DUON and
Marie-Reine AUCOIN - baptized November 20, 1778 (Saint-Similien of Nantes)
Marie-Josephine AUCOIN - died at the age of 28 years; buried November 3, 1780 (Saint-Similien of Nantes)
Elizabeth DUON, widow of Alexandre AUCOIN and her seven daughters: Anne-Marie, Genevieve, Marie-Madeleine, Marie-Felicite, Elizabeth, Anne-Augustine and Marie-Reine were passengers (family No. 71) aboard L'AMITE, which departed France August 12, 1785 and arrived in Louisiana on November 7, 1785.
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Acadian Exiles in Nantes, 1775-1785
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