Felicite Stelly

F, #3084, b. circa 1780
     Felicite Stelly was born circa 1780 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1 She was the daughter of Francois Stelly and Marie Therese Berthelot.1 She married Emanuel Castille, son of Joseph Castille and Ozite Landry, on 12 May 1800 at St. Landry Catholic Church, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.2 She became a widow upon the death of her husband, Emanuel Castille, before October 1804.1 A contract for the marriage of Felicite Stelly and Louis Roquigny was signed on 25 September 1810 at St. Landry Parish Courthouse, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.3

Children of Felicite Stelly and Emanuel Castille

Family: Felicite Stelly and Louis Roquigny


  1. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, CASTILLE, Francois (dec. Manuel - native of Atakapas & Felicite SCHETELI [STELLY] - of this parish) b. Aug. 1804, bt. Oct. or Nov. 1804 by Rev. Louis BUHOT. Pats: Joseph CASTILLE, native of Port Mahon [See Gregory WOODS "A Guide to the Acadians in Maryland," p.104-105, Gateway Press, 1995. The author lists the Castille family in Upper Marlboro in the Maryland 1763 Census] & Osite LANDRY - from Acadia; Mats: Francois SCHETELI [STELLY] from the [Mississippi] River & Marie Therese BARTELOT [BERTHELOT] "des Alibamons" [the Alibamas]; Spons: Francois SCHETELY [STELLY] & Therese BERTELOT, his wife - maternal grandparents of the child; Witnesses signing: Jean Baptiste CASTILLO, child's paternal uncle & Francois ROBIN fils [Jr.], Captain of the militia and child's maternal uncle. The said child was brought to church during October or November 1804. Mr. Louis BUHOT, then pastor of this parish, solemnly baptized the child. This act was recorded on 21 June 1815 by Rev. Michel Bernard BARRIERE, priest serving this parish of St. Landry "ex officio." Rev. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-B, p.348).
  2. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, CASTILLE, Manuel - of Atakapas (Josef & Dorothee LANDRY) m. 12 May 1800 Felicite STELLY (Francois & Marie Therese BARLOTTE) Wits: Francois STELLY pere, Picote DE BELESTRE, ROBIN, Michel MARTIN, Francois STELLY. Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.88).
  3. [S100] SWLR - St. Landry Parish Courthouse, ROQUIGNY, Louis - native of Attakapas (dec. Paul & Catherine DUCREST) m. contract dated: 25 Sept. 1810 Felicite STELLY - wid. of Manuel CASTILLE; born in Opelousas (dec. Francois & Marie Therese BERTHELOT, femme [wife of] ROBIN) Wits: Jean Baptiste CASTILLE, L.J.F. ROBIN, J. ARNAUD, Andre NERAUT; George KING, Parish Judge (Opel. Ct.Hse.: Conveyances: v.B-1, #98).
  4. [S19] SWLR - St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, CASTILLE, Francois (dec. Emanuel & Felicite STELLY) m. 27 July 1824 Emilie MAYER (Alexis & Elise DEBORDE) - inhabitants of this parish. Wits: Jean Baptiste CASTILLE, H. HARGEROIDER [HARGRODER], Pierre BERGERON, Andre NERAUT. Fr. Francois CELLINI (GC Ch.: v.1, p.36, #83).