Francois Davy1

M, #11445, b. 9 October 1816
2nd cousin 6 times removed of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Francois Davy was born on 9 October 1816 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 He was the son of Yves Davy and Marie Louise Picotte Beletre.1 He was baptized on 17 February 1817 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, at age 4 months and 8 days.1


  1. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, DAVY, Francois (Doctor Yves - native of Nantes in France, "paroisse du Pelerin" [in 18th century a church parish not in Nantes but of the Diocese of Nantes; today a commune (town) along the Loire at about 20 kilometers from Nantes] & Marie Joseph Picotte DE BELESTRE - native of St. Louis of the Illinois - Legitimate according to the laws of America) b. 9 Oct. 1816; bt. 17 Feb. 1817 Pats: Yves DAVY & Elisabeth POIGNON - from the said Nantes; Mats: Louis Francois Picote DE BELESTRE & Joachine Coulon DE VILLIER - originally from Canada or from Illinois; Spons: Chevalier DEVILLIER, pere [Sr] & Louise Felicite ROBIN, wife of Etienne Rocbert DE LAMORANDIERE. Signed: Louis DEVILLIERS, Y. D'AVY. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.97).