M, #7391, b. 14 September 1782, d. 11 September 1847
Celestin Prejean was born on 14 September 1782 at St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana.1,2 He was the son of Charles Prejean and Marguerite Richard.1,2 He was baptized on 29 March 1783 at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, at age 6 months and 15 days.2 He married Marie Marcellite Landry, daughter of Joseph Landry and Marie Rose Melancon, on 1 August 1809 at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, St. Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana.1,3 He died on 11 September 1847 at Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, at age 64 years, 11 months and 28 days.4
- [S9] SWLR - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, PREJEAN, Marie Uranie (Celestin - of La Cote Gelee & Marcellite LANDRY) b. 4 Aug. 1812, bt. 3 Jan. 1813 Pats: dec. Charles PREJEAN & Marguerite RICHARD; Mats: Joseph LANDRY & Marie MELANCON; Spons: Jean Baptiste COMMEAU & Marie MELANCON, maternal grandmother. Fr. Gabriel ISABEY (SM Ch.: v.6, #1456).
- [S9] SWLR - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, PREJEAN, Celestin (Charles PREGEAN & Marguerite RICHARD) b. 14 Sept. 1782, bt. 29 March 1783 Spons: Jean BROUSSARD & Pelagie RICHARD. Fr. GEFFROTIN (SM Ch.: v.2, #103).
- [S9] SWLR - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, LANDRY, Marcellite (minor daughter of Joseph - of Cote Gelee & Marie MELANCON) m. 1 Aug. 1809 Celestin PREJEAN (major son of dec. Charles - a la Cote Gelee & Marguerite RICHARD) Wits: Etienne LEFEVRE, Fabien LANDRY, Hyacinthe JACQUET. Fr. Gabriel ISABEY (SM Ch.: v.5, #157).
- [S21] SWLR - Cathedral of St. John, PREJEAN, Celestin d. 11 Sept. 1847 at age 74 years (Laf. Ch.: v.4, p.5).