M, #6823, b. circa 1795
Joseph Benoit was born circa 1795 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 He was the son of Jean Charles Benoit and Anne Savoie.1 He married Marceline Bourg, daughter of Jean Bourg and Marguerite Richard, on 13 May 1816 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1
- [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, BOURG, Marcelline - native of this parish (minor daughter of dec. Jean - native of the River & Marguerite RICHARD - native of this parish - inhabitants in the prairie basse area of Grand Coteau) m. 13 May 1816 Joseph BENOIT - native of this parish (major son of dec. Jean Charles - native of Maryland & Anne SAVOYE - native of the Mississippi & inhabitants in this parish in the Carancro area) Wits: Francois RICHARD - uncle, Jean Baptiste & Eloy RICHARD - bride's brothers, Jean Baptiste BENOIT aine [the eldest], Maximilien PREJEAN, Francois SAVOYE fils [Jr.], Julin BRAUX - all inhabitants of this parish. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.285).
- [S9] SWLR - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, BENOIT, Clemence (Joseph BENOIST - inhabitant at Carencros & Marcellite BOURG) b. 22 Sept. 1818, bt. 15 Nov. 1818 Pats: Jean Charles BENOIST & Anne SAVOIE; Mats: Jean BOURG & Marguerite RICHARD; Spons: Cyprien BENOIST - represented by Hypolite BRAUD & Susanne BENOIST - represented by Louise BROUSSARD - spouse of Jean Charles DOIRON. Fr. Gabriel ISABEY (SM Ch.: v.7, #517).