Andre Meche1

M, #3092, b. 1731, d. 26 October 1815
5th great-grandfather of Joseph Wayne Peery
Pedigree Chart of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Andre Meche was born in 1731 at Lougres, Doubs, France.1,2,3 He was the son of Andre Meche.1 In 1764, Andre Meche emigrated from France to Pennsylvania.1 He appeared on the census of 1764 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.4 In 1769,Andre Meche arrived on a ship in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.2,1 He married Anne Marie Dorothee Haverstock in 1772 at St. Charles Parish, Louisiana.1,5 He was the godfather of Marie Marks baptized on 23 June 1799 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.6 He died on 26 October 1815 at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, at age 84 years.1,7 He was buried at St. Landry Catholic Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana.1

Children of Andre Meche and Anne Marie Dorothee Haverstock


  1. [S806] Find A Grave, online, Memorial# 55134979 - Andre Meche.
  2. [S1298] U. S. & Canada, Passenger & Immigration Lists, online, U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s about Andre Meche
    Name:     Andre Meche
    Birth Year:     abt 1744
    Arrival Year:     1769
    Arrival Place:     New Orleans, Louisiana
    Age:     25
    Source Publication Code:     4656
    Primary Immigrant:     Meche, Andre
    Source Bibliography:     "LIST OF GERMAN AND ACADIAN FAMILIES Who Went by an English Vessel to New Orleans to Settle...1769." In New Orleans Genesis, vol. 22 (July 1983), pp. 370-373.
    Page:     371.
  3. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, MARKS, Eulalie (Andre - native of St. John Baptist on the Mississippi & Marie MECH [MECHE]) b. 6 Jan. 1814, bt. 13 Feb. 1814 Pats: Andre MARKS - of St. John Baptiste & Marie Anne SCHETELI - of the same place; Mats: Andre MECH - from Germany & Mary HABRESTOC - of the same place; Spons: Izaac RANESSON & Marie MARKS. Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.24).
  4. [S1386] Pennsylvania, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1772-1890, online, Name:     Andreas Meisch
    State:     PA
    County:     Philadelphia County
    Township:     Philidelphia
    Year:     1764
    Database:     PA Early Census Index.
  5. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, v. 2, p. 101, 'MARKS, Marie Josephe (Andre - from St. Jean Baptiste on the Mississippi & Marie MECH - native from here) b. 7 Mar 1817, bt. 2 May 1817 Pats: Andre MARKS - from St. John the Baptiste & Marie Anne SCHETEL - from the same place. Mats: Andre MECH & Marie HAVERSTOC - from Germany.'
  6. [S2] SWLR - St. Landry Catholic Church, MARKS, Marie (Andre MARQUEZ & Marie MECHE) bt. Sunday, 23 June 1799 Pats: Andre MARQUEZ & Marianne STELLY; Mats: Andre MECHE & Marie ALBERTON; Spons: Andre MECHE & Marinette LALONDE. *Marginal note by Rev. Michel BARRIERE: "Voyes cy apres page 273 a la note" [See below, the note on page 273 (of the church register) - under entry of Emerante MARKS] Fr. Pedro de ZAMORA (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.215).
  7. [S9] SWLR - St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, MECHE, Elizabeth (Georges METCHE - inhabitant at la petite anse & Elizabeth HAYSSE) b. 7 July 1816, bt. 1 Oct. 1816 Pats: dec. Andre METCHE & Marie HARBSTOCK; Mats: dec. Hamalagar HAYSSE & Elizabeth TRAITT; Spons: David HAYSSE & Marie MECHE - spouse of Andre MARKS. Fr. Gabriel ISABEY (SM Ch.: v.7, #44).
  8. [S11] Family Data Collection, online, Family Data Collection - Births about Marie Meche
    Name:     Marie Meche     
    Father:     Andre Meche
    Mother:     Marie Dorothy Haverstock
    Birth Date:     Jun 1781
    State:     PA
    Country:     USA.