Marie Constance Potier1

F, #6323, b. circa 1770, d. 8 January 1844
     Marie Constance Potier was born circa 1770 at Havre de Grace, Harford County, Maryland.1,2 She married Paul Leger circa 1790.1 She became a widow upon the death of her husband, Paul Leger, before 20 November 1821.3 She died on 8 January 1844 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.4 She was the subject of a succession filed on 1 March 1844 at St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.4

Children of Marie Constance Potier and Paul Leger


  1. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, RITTER, Marie Magdelaine (Antoine RETHER & Marie Magdelaine LEGER - from here) b. 14 July 1815, bt. 6 May 1816 Pats: Michel RETHER - from Pennsylvania & Marie Louise SCHETELI [STELLY] - from Jean Baptiste Parish; Mats: Paul LEGER - from New York in America & Marie Constance POTIER - from Havre de Grace; Spons: Paul LEGER & Marie Louise SCHETELI [STELLY] - paternal and maternal grandparents. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.75).
  2. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, LEGER, Marie Magdelaine - native of this parish (minor daughter of Paul - native of New York & Marie Constance POTIER - native of Havre de Grace in France - and inhabitants of this parish) m. 6 Sept. 1814 Antoine RITTER - native of this parish (minor son of Michel RAYTHER - native of Maryland & Marie Louise SCHETELI - native of the "fleuve" [river] in the parish of St. Jean Baptiste - and inhabitants of this parish) Wits: Augustin BOUDRAUD - representing the groom's parents, Paul LEGER - bride's father, Jean LABARTHE, William JOHNSON, John SHINE, Alexandre LEGER, Sylvin POTIER - all inhabitants of this parish. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.257).
  3. [S19] SWLR - St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, LEGER, Hypolite Paul - about 19 years old; born and living at Opeloussas (dec. Paul LEGERE & Constance POTIER) m. 20 Nov. 1821 Marcellite LEBERT - about 17 years old; born at Attakapas (Pierre & Marie HEBERT) Wits: Pierre POTIER, Christophe STEEL. Fr. Hercule BRASSAC (GC Ch.: v.1, p.16, #41).
  4. [S100] SWLR - St. Landry Parish Courthouse, POTIER, Marie Constance m. Paul LEGER He died 8 Jan. 1844. Heirs: Marie wid. of David ATKINSON; Anastasie m. Christopher STOUT; Ann wid. of Ovillon PREJEAN; Eugenie m. Joseph WYBLE; Madeleine (has a child Marie RITTER); Hypolite; Julianne m. Villeneuve BORDELON; Scholastie m. Gerand PREJEAN. In Succ. dated 1 March 1844 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #1113).