M, #12845, b. circa 1768
Pierre Trahan was born circa 1768.1 He was the son of Pierre Trahan and Anne Brasseur.1 He witnessed the marriage of Louis Simar and Marie Rose Trahan on 18 November 1788 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.2
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, GRANGER, Francoise - native of this parish and inhabiting the Plaquemine Brulees area; widow of Hylaire DOUSSET (major daughter of Joseph GRANGE & Marie BABIN) m. 24 July 1816 Louis SIMAR - native of St. Martin parish of Atakapas and inhabitant in this parish of St. Landry for many years (minor son of dec. Louis - originally from Quebec in Canada & Marie Rose TRAHAN - widow of Jean Baptiste DUPLECHAIN - inhabitants of this parish in La pointe noire area) Wits: Pierre TRAHAN - groom's maternal uncle, Jean Michel NICE, Louis CHASSERON - inhabitants of this parish. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.287).
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, SIMAR, Louis - of Quebec, Canada of Bay St. Paul (Louis & Magdeleine TREMBLE) m. 18 Nov. 1788 Marie Rose TRAHAN (Pierre & Marie Rose BRASEUR) Wits: Michel BLANCHET, Pierre Cyrille THIBODO, Sylvain SONNIER, Vital GAUJAVAC. Fr. Joseph de ARAZENA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.20).