Pierre Joseph Richard1
M, #6108, b. 1730, d. 3 May 1806
- 6th great-grandfather of Joseph Wayne Peery
Pierre Joseph Richard was born in 1730 at Port Royal, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.2,3 He was the son of Alexandre Leandre Richard and Marie Madeleine Thibodeaux.3 He married Marguerite Dugas in 1752 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.2,3 In 1756, Pierre Joseph Richard emigrated to Louisiana from Canada.1 He witnessed the marriage of Pierre Richard and Marie Josephe Dugas on 8 May 1787 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.4 He was the godfather of Louis Andre Richard baptized on 24 August 1788 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.5 He died on 3 May 1806 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, at age 76 years.3
Children of Pierre Joseph Richard and Marguerite Dugas
- [S1298] U. S. & Canada, Passenger & Immigration Lists, online http://search.ancestry.com/, U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s about Pierre Joseph Richard
Name: Pierre Joseph Richard
Arrival Year: 1756
Arrival Place: Louisiana
Source Publication Code: 1548
Primary Immigrant: Richard, Pierre Joseph
Annotation: Data includes soldier's name, that of his father and mother, his birthplace, and his prior occupation.
Source Bibliography: DEVILLE, WINSTON. Louisiana Recruits 1751-1758. Ship Lists of Troops from the Independant [sic] Companies of the Navy [Compagnies Francais de la Marine] Destined for Service in the French Colony of Louisiana. Cottonport an unknown place : Polyanthos, 1973. 99p.
- [S9] SWLR - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, RICHARD, Fabien (Pierre & Marguerite DUGA) m. 10 Jan. 1779 Francoise THIBAUDO (Pierre & Francoise SONNIER) Wits: Victor RICHARD, Joseph GRANGE, Joseph CORMIER. Fr. Ange de REVILLA (SM Ch.: v.1, p.67).
- [S369] Family Search, online www.familysearch.org.
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RICHARD, Pierre (Pierre & Marguerite DUGAS) m. 8 May 1787 Marie Josephe DUGAS - of Atakapas (Charles & Marguerite GRANGE) Wits: Amand DUGAS, Joseph DUGAS, Pierre RICHARD - father, Joseph BOURQUE, Pierre DUGAS, Fabien RICHARD. Fr. Joseph ARAZENA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.3).
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RICHARD, Louis Andre (Louis & Marie DUGAS) b. 30 Nov. 1787, bt. 24 Aug. 1788 Spons: Pierre RICHARD & Marguerite D'AIGRE - all of this district. Fr. Joseph de ARAZENA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.81).
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, BOURG, Jean - of Philadelphia, "Province de la Nouvelle Angletere" [Province of New England] (Joseph - an inhabitant & Marie LANDRIE - natives of Acadia) m. 30 March 1784 Marguerite RICHARD - native of Opelousas (Pierre & Marguerite DUGAS - also natives of Acadia) Fr. GEFFROTIN, cure des Atacapas (Opel. Ch.: Folio OA, p.52).
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RICHARD, Justine (Fabien & Francoise TIBUDEAUX) bt. Friday, 29 June 1798 Pats: Pierre RICHARD & Marguerite DUGAT; Mats: Pierre TIBUDEAUX & Francoise SOGNE; Spons: Pierre RICHARD & Julie RICHARD, her uncle and aunt. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.202).
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RICHARD, Francois (Fabien & Francoise TIBUDEAU) bt. Tuesday, 25 Oct. 1796 Pats: Pierre RICHARD & Marguerite DUGAT; Mats: Pierre TIBUDEAU & Francoise SOGNE; Spons: Francois RICHARD - his paternal uncle & Catherine QUINTERO. *Read same note given for Joseph SONNIER, born 1792 - Francois RICHARD was baptized by Fr. ANTONIO de Sedella, Religious Capuchin, and Pastor of the Cathedral Church of New Orleans. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.163).