M, #3092, b. 1731, d. 26 October 1815
- 5th great-grandfather of Joseph Wayne Peery
Andre Meche was born in 1731 at Lougres, Doubs, France.1,2,3 He was the son of Andre Meche.1 In 1764, Andre Meche emigrated from France to Pennsylvania.1 He appeared on the census of 1764 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.4 In 1769,Andre Meche arrived on a ship in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.2,1 He married Anne Marie Dorothee Haverstock in 1772 at St. Charles Parish, Louisiana.1,5 He was the godfather of Marie Marks baptized on 23 June 1799 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.6 He died on 26 October 1815 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, at age 84 years.1,7 He was buried at St. Landry Catholic Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1
Children of Andre Meche and Anne Marie Dorothee Haverstock
- [S806] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com, Memorial# 55134979 - Andre Meche.
- [S1298] U. S. & Canada, Passenger & Immigration Lists, online http://search.ancestry.com/, U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s about Andre Meche
Name: Andre Meche
Birth Year: abt 1744
Arrival Year: 1769
Arrival Place: New Orleans, Louisiana
Source Publication Code: 4656
Primary Immigrant: Meche, Andre
Source Bibliography: "LIST OF GERMAN AND ACADIAN FAMILIES Who Went by an English Vessel to New Orleans to Settle...1769." In New Orleans Genesis, vol. 22 (July 1983), pp. 370-373.
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, MARKS, Eulalie (Andre - native of St. John Baptist on the Mississippi & Marie MECH [MECHE]) b. 6 Jan. 1814, bt. 13 Feb. 1814 Pats: Andre MARKS - of St. John Baptiste & Marie Anne SCHETELI - of the same place; Mats: Andre MECH - from Germany & Mary HABRESTOC - of the same place; Spons: Izaac RANESSON & Marie MARKS. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.24).
- [S1386] Pennsylvania, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1772-1890, online http://search.ancestry.com/, Name: Andreas Meisch
County: Philadelphia County
Database: PA Early Census Index.
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, v. 2, p. 101, 'MARKS, Marie Josephe (Andre - from St. Jean Baptiste on the Mississippi & Marie MECH - native from here) b. 7 Mar 1817, bt. 2 May 1817 Pats: Andre MARKS - from St. John the Baptiste & Marie Anne SCHETEL - from the same place. Mats: Andre MECH & Marie HAVERSTOC - from Germany.'
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, MARKS, Marie (Andre MARQUEZ & Marie MECHE) bt. Sunday, 23 June 1799 Pats: Andre MARQUEZ & Marianne STELLY; Mats: Andre MECHE & Marie ALBERTON; Spons: Andre MECHE & Marinette LALONDE. *Marginal note by Rev. Michel BARRIERE: "Voyes cy apres page 273 a la note" [See below, the note on page 273 (of the church register) - under entry of Emerante MARKS] Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.215).
- [S9] SWLR - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, MECHE, Elizabeth (Georges METCHE - inhabitant at la petite anse & Elizabeth HAYSSE) b. 7 July 1816, bt. 1 Oct. 1816 Pats: dec. Andre METCHE & Marie HARBSTOCK; Mats: dec. Hamalagar HAYSSE & Elizabeth TRAITT; Spons: David HAYSSE & Marie MECHE - spouse of Andre MARKS. Fr. Gabriel ISABEY (SM Ch.: v.7, #44).
- [S11] Family Data Collection, online www.ancestry.com, Family Data Collection - Births about Marie Meche
Name: Marie Meche
Father: Andre Meche
Mother: Marie Dorothy Haverstock
Birth Date: Jun 1781