Francois Castille1

M, #5637, b. August 1804
     Francois Castille was born in August 1804 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1,2 He was the son of Emanuel Castille and Felicite Stelly.1 He was baptized in October 1804 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, at age 2 months.2 He married Emilie Mayer, daughter of Alexis Mayer and Elisa Louise Desbordes, on 27 July 1824 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1

Child of Francois Castille and Emilie Mayer


  1. [S19] SWLR - St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, CASTILLE, Francois (dec. Emanuel & Felicite STELLY) m. 27 July 1824 Emilie MAYER (Alexis & Elise DEBORDE) - inhabitants of this parish. Wits: Jean Baptiste CASTILLE, H. HARGEROIDER [HARGRODER], Pierre BERGERON, Andre NERAUT. Fr. Francois CELLINI (GC Ch.: v.1, p.36, #83).
  2. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, CASTILLE, Francois (dec. Manuel - native of Atakapas & Felicite SCHETELI [STELLY] - of this parish) b. Aug. 1804, bt. Oct. or Nov. 1804 by Rev. Louis BUHOT. Pats: Joseph CASTILLE, native of Port Mahon [See Gregory WOODS "A Guide to the Acadians in Maryland," p.104-105, Gateway Press, 1995. The author lists the Castille family in Upper Marlboro in the Maryland 1763 Census] & Osite LANDRY - from Acadia; Mats: Francois SCHETELI [STELLY] from the [Mississippi] River & Marie Therese BARTELOT [BERTHELOT] "des Alibamons" [the Alibamas]; Spons: Francois SCHETELY [STELLY] & Therese BERTELOT, his wife - maternal grandparents of the child; Witnesses signing: Jean Baptiste CASTILLO, child's paternal uncle & Francois ROBIN fils [Jr.], Captain of the militia and child's maternal uncle. The said child was brought to church during October or November 1804. Mr. Louis BUHOT, then pastor of this parish, solemnly baptized the child. This act was recorded on 21 June 1815 by Rev. Michel Bernard BARRIERE, priest serving this parish of St. Landry "ex officio." Rev. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.348).
  3. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, LALONDE, Dorothy (Cyprien & Euphrosie MAYER) m. 2 Feb. 1847 Francois CASTILLE (Francois & Emelite MAYER) (Opel. Ch.: v.A, #144).