Michel Mayer

M, #2206, b. 28 March 1786
5th great-granduncle of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Michel Mayer was born on 28 March 1786. He was the son of Andre Mayer and Marie Anne Stelly. He was the godfather of Brigitte Marks baptized on 22 October 1809 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 He married Marie Mathilde Neraut, daughter of Andre Neraut and Marie Louise Prudhomme, on 13 July 1812 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.2,3 He was listed as a son in the succession of Andre Mayer in January 1818 at St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.4

Child of Michel Mayer and Marie Mathilde Neraut


  1. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, MARKS, Brigitte (Andre MARX & Marie MESCH [MECHE]) b. 16 Aug. 1809, bt. 22 Oct. 1809 Spons: Michel MAYER & Julie MARX [MARKS]. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.480).
  2. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, MAYER, Hedwidge (Michel MAYRE & Marie Mathilde NERAUT) b. 22 July 1815, bt. 3 Oct. 1815 Pats: Andre MAYRE & Marie Anne SCHETELI [STELLY] - from the (Mississippi) River; Mats: Andre NERAUT - from St. John the Baptist on the Mississippi & Marie Louise PRUDHOMME - from our parish; Spons: Alexis MAYRE & Marie Louise PRUDHOMME, maternal grandmother of the child. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.58).
  3. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, NERAUT, Mathilde - originally from this parish (--- NERAULT & Marie Louise PRUDHOMME) m. 13 July 1812 Michel MAYER (dec. Andre & Marie Anne STELLY) Wits: Belly HERKREYDER [HARGRODER], Louis GUILBERT, Andre NERAUT, Michel PRUDOM fils. Fr. Louis BUHOT (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.224).
  4. [S100] SWLR - St. Landry Parish Courthouse, MAYER, Andre widr. of Marianne STELLY Children; Victoire m. Frederic MILLER; Francoise m. Jean MILLER; Magdaleine m. William SPANGENBERG; d. Jean Baptiste m. Dorothee EMOND; Alexis; George; Michel; Cesaire m. Louis GUILBERT; Andre; Carmelite. Succ. dated: Jan. 1818 (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Succ.#96).