Jean Baptiste Wiltz dit Suisse1

M, #11461, b. circa 1785
     Jean Baptiste Wiltz dit Suisse was born circa 1785 at St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 He was the son of Jacob Wiltz dit Jaque Suisse and Marie Therese (?)1 He married Irene Bordelon, daughter of Michel Bordelon and Marie Anne Wyble, on 7 July 1818 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1

Family: Jean Baptiste Wiltz dit Suisse and Irene Bordelon


  1. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, WILTZ, Jean Baptiste dit Suisse - inhabitant of this parish at Baillou au Boeufs; native of this parish (major son of Jacob VILST dit Jaque Suisse [James SWISS] - former soldier of the Louisiana Regiment under the French Government of his Majesty Louis XV & Marie Therese ---- inhabitants of this parish) m. 7 July 1818 Irene BORDELON - native of this parish; widow of Jean Baptiste RETHER [RITTER] (major daughter of Michel & Marie WAIBLE [WYBLE] - inhabitants of this parish) Wits: Villeneuve BORDELON, Anne BORDELON, Michel WAIBLE - uncle, Marie Anne BORDELON, Joseph CARRIERE, Joseph WAIBLE [WYBLE], Rene FONTAINNE, L. HENRY, Mr. NICE, Rev. Flavius Henri ROSSI. In the absence of Rev. Flavius Henry ROSSI, Priest serving this parish of St. Landry des Opeloussas & with his express consent Fr. BARRIERE married them. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE, priest approved for the entire diocese of Louisiana. (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.323).