M, #6821, b. circa 1770
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, BOURG, Marie Silesie - native of this parish & inhabitant at Prairie Basse of Grand Coteau (minor daughter of dec. Jean BOURCK & Marguerite RICHARD) m. 26 May 1817 "ches eux et en presence de toute la famille" [at their home in the presence of all the family] to William BEARD [record has Guillaume BARBE] - commonly "appelle Bele BEARD" [called Billy BEARD] - native of Virginia and inhabitant of this parish in the area of Carancro; widower of --- GILKRIST (major son of Bele [Billy] BEARD & Marie Anselme FORT) Wits: Mr. NICE, L.HENRY. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.303).